Most Recent: January 7, 2015
Ted Hope is one of the most respected voices in independent film. In 1990 he co-founded with James Schamus the production and sales powerhouse Good Machine. His seventy-plus films include many highlights and breakthroughs in independent cinema, including The Storm, American Splendor, 21 Grams, Happiness, Martha Marcy May Marlene, and Adventureland. Known within the industry for his extraordinary ability at recognizing emerging talent, Hope has more than twenty first features to his credit, and has launched many actors' careers. As the creator and editor of and a regular contributor to HopeForFilm.com, Hope provides a must-read forum for discussion of critical issues facing filmmakers and artists. Now as CEO of Fandor, the digital entertainment community of film lovers and makers, Hope operates at the nexus of technology and film culture armed with a sharp focus on the future. Photo by Molly Decoudreaux.