Courtney Solomon (born c. 1972) is a Canadian producer, director and screenwriter. [1 ]
Life and career [ edit ]
Courtney Solomon was born in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In the 1990s he founded Sweetpea Entertainment as a vehicle to produce a [2 ] science-fiction television series or MMORPG. In 1996, Sweetpea advanced Imperium Games seed money to launch as a company dedicated to the role-playing game , in exchange for equity and media rights. Traveller [3 ] :330 In 2000, with Solomon producing and directing, Sweetpea released the film , based on the role-playing game of the same name. Dungeons & Dragons [3 ] :334 Five years later, Solomon and Hong Kong-based business magnate Allan Zeman formed the production company After Dark Films, with Solomon as a partner and CEO. He wrote and directed the company's first release, , starring An American Haunting Sissy Spacek and Donald Sutherland, a story based on Tennessee's Bell Witch legend.
In 2006, Solomon created the
After Dark Horrorfest, a.k.a. 8 Films to Die For, an annual film festival featuring eight acquired independent horror films subsequently distributed in theaters nationwide by Lions Gate Entertainment. Following this, After Dark Films launched, After Dark Originals, a series featuring eight originally produced horror films, some of which premiered on the cable channel Syfy.
In 2012, Solomon created a lineup of five films collectively called After Dark Action. The films were released in theaters nationwide in the same model as Horrorfest and were launched with Warner Brothers Digital and Home Video.
The franchise involved After Dark, [4 ] Joel Silver and Dark Castle for a series of films featuring actors such as Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Peter Weller, Jim Caviezel, and Christian Slater. [5 ]
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