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HACKSAW RIDGE<br>(IN PRODUCTION)</br>
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  • 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(...)


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
SR. VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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, PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

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
CREATIVE EXECUTIVE

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.(...)


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,(...)


Courtney Shepard
ASSISTANT TO BRIAN OLIVER

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.

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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Saturn Awards: Everest and Black Mass receive nominations

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Cross Creek received three nominations in the Saturn Awards, given out by the Society for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror films. EVEREST was nominated as Best Action / Adventure Film. BLACK MASS was nominated for Best Thriller, as well as Best Make-Up. Watch the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards LIVE on IFC on Saturday, February 27 at 2:00 pm

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Variety: Brad Pitt and Cross Creek Developing Medical Drama ‘He Wanted the Moon’ With Tony Kushner

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Cross Creek Pictures and Brad Pitt’s Plan B are teaming with writer Tony Kushner to develop medical research drama “He Wanted the Moon.” The project is a co-production with Cross Creek’s Brian Oliver and Tyler Thompson producing with Plan B. The companies have acquired movie rights to the memoir, written by Dr. Perry Baird’s daughter Mimi and Eve Claxton, titled

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