Advisory Board Member
John Baldecchi is an accomplished TV and film producer whose movies have grossed over $600 million in worldwide box office for such studios at Disney, Sony, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, and DreamWorks. He has also produced or developed movies, mini series and series with Paramount, AMC, Warners, MGM, ABC, Screen Gems, New Regency and Dimension.
Mr. Baldecchi recently produced the $100 million remake of the seminal action film, ‘Point Break’. The movie was released internationally through Warner Bros. last Christmas . His next feature is ‘Crash Site’ and will be directed by two-time Oscar winner, Charles Gibson. A partial list of John’s other produced credits include: ‘Odd Thomas’ based on the Dean Koontz series of the same name, and directed by Stephen Sommers (‘The Mummy’, ‘GI Joe’), the big-budget remake of ‘Conan’ for Lions Gate Studio, ‘88 Minutes’, starring Al Pacino, ‘The Mexican’, directed by Gore Verbinski (‘Pirates of the Caribbean’), and starring Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt and ‘Simon Birch’, with James Gandolfini, Gene Hackman, Ashley Judd, Jim Carrey, Oliver Platt and David Straithairn.
Mr. Baldecchi is now Founder/CEO of ‘Digital Riot’, a disruptive “direct to fan” online film studio featuring the most popular social media stars from YouTube, Vine, Instagram, and Snapchat. Mr. Baldecchi graduated UCLA with a degree in economics.