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HACKSAW RIDGE
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  • a truly remarkable and moving film about unimaginable courage in the face of impossible odds.

    Deadline HACKSAW RIDGE
  • a dizzying visual adventure that will knock the wind out of you.

    Rolling Stone EVEREST
  • if there’s such a thing as a wild ride into the heart of darkness, this is it.

    Rolling Stone BLACK MASS
  • this is Howard’s best film…a winning formula…

    USA Today RUSH
  • visceral and real even while it’s one delirious, phantasmagoric freakout

    The New York Times BLACK SWAN
  • truly haunting and hypnotic

    Rolling Stone THE WOMAN IN BLACK
  • smart, sexy, and completely gripping… it’ll bring the house down

    Esquire THE IDES OF MARCH
  • like a good butcher’s cleaver, it’s weighty, solid and sharp

    Empire A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES
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About Us

Cross Creek Pictures is a premiere independent production company and financier that works closely with top filmmakers to develop, produce and finance feature films with broad market appeal.

Started by private business investor Timmy Thompson, Tyler Thompson and producer Brian Oliver in the fall of 2009, Cross Creek’s films have grossed over $1 billion worldwide and have been nominated for 6 Academy Awards, 10 Golden Globes and 18 BAFTAs.

Through strategic partnerships with major studios, agencies and foreign sales companies, Cross Creek Pictures produces studio-quality films, offering A-list filmmakers and talent the opportunity to partner with a financier that fosters an environment where both creative and financial decisions are made in a symbiotic manner.

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TEAM

Timothy J. Thompson
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mr. Thompson and his family members are the lead investors in Cross Creek and its affiliated funds. Mr. Thompson is a member of the Board of Directors of The Cross Group, an offshore oilfield services provider.(...)


Brian Oliver
PRESIDENT

Brian Oliver is an Academy Award-nominated producer and 20-year veteran film executive who brings his production and financing expertise to Cross Creek Pictures. Mr. Oliver started his career at Paramount Pictures, followed by(...)


Tyler Thompson
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

A native of Louisiana, Mr. Thompson entered Hollywood in 2008, putting together financing on Burning Palms, starring Zoe Saldana and Dylan McDermott. Concurrently, Mr. Thompson, his father Timmy Thompson,(...)


Pajton Dauer
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER/EVP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Dauer’s primary responsibilities at Cross Creek include exploring, evaluating, and executing strategic business and financial opportunities for CCP as well as structuring and negotiating motion picture finance(...)


Ray DiNunzio
HEAD OF INVESTOR RELATIONS

Mr. DiNunzio recently joined Cross Creek Pictures as Head of Investor Relations. Prior to joining Cross Creek Pictures, Mr. DiNunzio was a Managing Director with UBS(...)


Brian Robichaux
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER

As Chief Compliance Officer, Mr. Robichaux is responsible for oversight of the corporate policies and procedures of Cross Creek Pictures and its affiliated funds. Mr. Robichaux has been instrumental in the startup,(...)


Todd Thompson
PRESIDENT, VERMILION ENTERTAINMENT

Mr. Thompson was instrumental in the startup of Cross Creek Pictures where he served as Executive Producer on the Academy Award-nominated feature THE IDES OF MARCH and as a Co-Producer on THE WOMAN IN BLACK.(...)


Jason Seagraves
VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION

Mr. Seagraves supports Brian Oliver and Tyler Thompson in overseeing CCP’s creative development and production slate. He is responsible for bringing in new material, packaging new and existing projects, and(...)


John Hilary Shepherd
VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Shepherd is a WGA Award-nominated writer for his work on the Emmy Award-winning Showtime television series Nurse Jackie. Mr. Shepherd joined CCP in 2010(...)


John Doherty
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Doherty brings development, production, and financing expertise to Cross Creek Pictures with the goal of producing thought-provoking and commercially viable films in a filmmaker-friendly environment.(...)


Courtney Shepard
CREATIVE EXECUTIVE

Ms. Shepard studied at the University of the Arts London prior to graduating magna cum laude from Chapman University. She joined CCP in 2015 after serving three years at Creative Artists Agency in Motion Picture Literary and Marketing.

Rita Powers
CREATIVE EXECUTIVE, VERMILION ENTERTAINMENT

Ms. Powers manages Vermilion Entertainment’s television projects in development and creative slate. Her responsibilities include overseeing new and existing projects in development,(...)


Bridgette Butcher
ASSISTANT TO TIMMY THOMPSON

Ms. Butcher serves as the Executive Assistant to the CEO as well as an accountant for Cross Creek Pictures. Her responsibilities include administrative support,(...)


Channing Zierolf
ASSISTANT TO TYLER THOMPSON

Mr. Zierolf graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2012 with a concentration in Political Science and Spanish. He joined CCP in 2015 after serving in sales and marketing managerial roles.

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“the emerging indie powerhouse…”

Dave McNary – Variety

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Golden Globe Nominations for HACKSAW RIDGE

The nominees for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards have arrived and Hacksaw Ridge received three nominations for Best Picture (Drama), Best Actor (Drama) and Best Director (Drama). The 74th Golden Globe Awards, which are voted on by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be hosted by Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and will air live on both coasts Sunday, Jan.

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Two Critics’ Choice Award Wins for HACKSAW RIDGE

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Hacksaw Ridge received two wins at the 22nd annual Critics’ Choice Awards tonight for Best Action Movie and Best Action Actor. Here is the full list of winners: BEST ACTION MOVIE Hacksaw Ridge BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE Moonlight BEST YOUNG ACTOR/ACTRESS Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MOVIE Arrival BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Elle BEST ACTOR IN AN

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Deadline: Hacksaw Ridge Sweeps Australian Academy Awards

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Mel Gibson’s pacifist World War II drama, Hacksaw Ridge, took five key prizes at the AACTA Awards in Sydney last night. The film won Australia’s equivalent to the Oscar in the Best Film, Best Direction and Best Original Screenplay (Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan) categories as well as scooping Best Lead Actor for Andrew Garfield and Best Supporting Actor for

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