Jamie Elliott - Vice President
Ms. Elliott began her career in the film industry as a casting
She eventually founded her own Hollywood casting agency in
the late eighties. Within three years SUPERIOR CASTING quickly
became one of the leading casting companies that major producers,
studios and networks turned to.
During her years in casting Ms. Elliott was responsible for
casting over 400 television commercials, feature films and
In 1990 Ms Elliott sold her highly lucrative casting business
and co-founded HEMISPHERE ENTERTAINMENT with partner Ralph
Portillo. She and Mr. Portillo became the creative force behind
the initiation, development, packaging and production of their
theatrical, network and cable motion pictures. They quickly
compiled a formidable slate of potential projects. This began
an alliance that is still going strong.
In addition to being actively involved in development and
production of HEMISPHERE projects, Ms. Elliott oversees the
operation of the corporation, which have included numerous
films in which she has been producer.
She recently served as producer on the thriller BARE
WITNESS starring Daniel Baldwin and Angie Everhart which
is enjoying successful worldwide distribution through Columbia
Tri-Star as well as and the thriller "NAKED LIES"
starring Golden Globe nominee Steven Bauer and Shannon Tweed.
The soon to be released drama DONT LET GO
starring Academy Award nominee Katharine Ross which Ms. Elliott
produced, recently took home awards at The Westchester International
Film Festival and the Stony Brook Film Festival.
Ms. Elliott also produced the family films "BIG BROTHER
TROUBLE starring Dick Van Patten, Mario Lopez, and Melanie
Chartoff, THE LAST GREAT RIDE starring Academy
Award winner Ernest Borgnine, Eileen Brennan and Jason Hervey
from TVs WONDER YEARS.
Some of her other produced films include BROKEN TRUST
starring Golden Globe nominee Edward Albert and Nick Cassavetes
and FEVER LAKE starring Corey Haim and Bo Hopkins.
As a producer Ms. Elliotts films have won awards at
Worldfest Houston, The Flagstaff International Film Festival,
The Charleston International Film Festival, The Santa Clarita
International Film Festival as well as prestigious Cindy Award.
In December of 2003 Ms. Elliott produced the family film
UNDERCOVER KIDS written by childrens book
author Gibbs Davis and well known novelist Charles Salzberg.
"THE GRIFT" starring John Savage and Billy Burke,
"SET APART" staring Richard Roundtree and John Schneider,
and "CLOUSURE: THE PROBLEM WITH MONEY" are the latset
films to produced by Ms. Elliott and will all be released
in 2008. .
Also slated for production is the edgy, Gen-X thriller 4
AM IN CHINATOWN which is beginning to attract major
name actors who are looking for great character roles such
as this project presents.
Ms. Elliotts suspense thriller ACADEMY OF TERROR,
was shot in and around the Los Angeles area and was released
Her film "THE GHOST CLUB" was released in December
Active in Women in Film and a member of the Academy of Television
Arts and Sciences, Ms. Elliott and her husband currently live
in Los Angeles.
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