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Kodiak Pictures is a premier independent motion picture and television production company specializing in finance, development, and production. Founded with the objective to create films with a new age vision, Kodiak Pictures works closely with filmmakers to develop, produce,­­­­­­­­­ and finance commercially viable films through strategic partnerships with studios, agencies, and foreign sales companies. We combine our financial expertise and our wide-reaching network with a youthful perspective to create films for a new generation of societally conscious audiences.







Dec 12, 2018

Sasha Morfaw, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Sufe Bradshaw ‘GLOW’s Sydelle Noel To Star In Boko Haram Inspired Film ‘Rise’

Sasha Morfaw (Black Panther), Jimmy Jean-Louis (Claws, Heroes), Sufe Bradshaw (Veep), Sydelle Noel (GLOW), & Peter Mensah (300) star in the indie film Rise from first-time feature director Maritte Go. Eric B. Fleischman of Defiant Studios is producing alongside Maurice Fadida of Kodiak Pictures. Exec producers are Mickey Gooch, Jr. and G.D.Guyer of Kodiak, Andre Druskeit of Telepool, and Kewku Mandela.

Oct 10, 2018

Will Smith’s Telepool, Kodiak Pictures Invest in Genre Slate at Eric B. Fleischman’s Defiant

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s international distribution company Telepool is investing in a genre slate from indie producer Eric B. Fleischman, along with Maurice Fadida’s Kodiak Pictures, Variety has learned exclusively. 'Phobias,' a horror anthology, will be the first project produced under the agreement.

May 30, 2018

Terry Crews & Ludacris To Topline Indie Drama ‘John Henry’

EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Terry Crews and Fast & Furious franchise actor Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges have signed on as leads in John Henry, a dramatic thriller from first-time film director Will Forbes. Jamila Velazquez (Empire), Ken Foree, Kimberly Hebert Gregory (Better Call Saul), Tyler Alvarez, and JJ Soria (The Oath) co-star in the indie which is being produced by Defiant Studios’ Eric B. Fleischman, Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, and Kodiak’s Maurice Fadida.

May 10, 2018

Cannes: Saban Films Nabs Gerard Butler Thriller 'Keepers' (Exclusive)

Saban Films has acquired North American rights to the Gerard Butler thriller Keepers.

Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm, the film also stars Peter Mullan (Top of the Lake, Children of Men) and Connor Swindells.

Sep 14, 2017

The Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried helmed comedy, The Clapper, has been acquired for distribution and is slated for an early 2018 release. The deal was recently closed at the recently passed Toronto International Film Festival. Netflix has also secure the worldwide SVOD rights. 

Aug 22, 2017

Kodiak is thrilled to announce it's partnership with New Public Pictures & Filmula for a modern update of The Wild Geese, a 1978 cult classic that starred Richard Burton, Roger Moore, and Richard Harris as British mercenaries sent to Africa to restore a leader to power. William Monahan is to set pen the script, based on the novel by Daniel Carney. 

May 24, 2017

Julian McMahon, Lance Reddick, Sam Strike, and Kian Lawley are starring in Monster Party, a horror thriller that is being directed by Chris von Hoffmann, the filmmaker behind the post-apocalyptic cannibal movie Drifter. CAA, who reps von Hoffman, will be spearheading the sales effort. 

May 18, 2017

Gerard Butler returns to his Scottish roots for his latest film, Keepers. He, along with fellow Scot, Peter Mullan, and newcomer Connor Swindells are featured in the first-look from the film, debuting exclusively at The Hollywood Reporter. Keepers tells the tail of the mysterious disappearance of 3 lighthouse keepers in the early 1900s.

Apr 11, 2017

Here’s an exclusive clip from Dito Montiel’s comedy The Clapper, which is gearing up for for its Tribeca Film fest world premiere April 23. The film, adapted from Montiel’s novel of the same name, is about people living a simple and content life before unexpected circumstances thrust them into Hollywood’s limelight.The film stars Amanda Seyfried, Tracy Morgan, and Ed Helms as the title character. 

Dec 27, 2016

Great interview with Jason Mewes on his directorial debut Madness in the Method. The onscreen stoner icon talks about staying sober, revisiting his past and directing his Jay and Silent Bob other half, Kevin Smith, for a change. Jason Mewes occupies a unique place in the pantheon of American independent cinema. As Jay, the gabby stoner half of Jay and Silent Bob, Mewes is part of one of the most enduring twosomes in film.

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