Greg H. Sims

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Greg Sims is an American screenwriter and film producer, best known for his work in independent horror films.

Biography[edit]

One of his earliest works was the critically acclaimed 1987 comedy/horror/spoof Return to Horror High, which also served as a vehicle for the young George Clooney, who later acted in what would be his first leading feature film role in the Sims-produced Red Surf (1990).[1][2][3][4] Though he produced numerous films following this, he returned to also writing them with The Fear in 1995 and Touch Me (1997).

At the beginning of 2005, Sims became the co-manager of Anouk, an EMI-Virgin Records recording artist. He was a witness in Phil Spector's murder trial. He also has started the company Vesuvio Entertainment Corporation which is a distribution company involved in the US theatrical, home entertainment (DVD/video) and television markets, as well as all foreign markets, while at the same time creating synergy with the company's endeavors in the music world.[5] The first film produced by Vesuvio Entertainment was the psychological thriller Behind Your Eyes in (2011), which won two film festival awards and was released on DVD on Redbox on March 20, 2012.[6] In 2013, Vesuvio Entertainment acquired the international distribution rights for the critically acclaimed Craigslist Joe, executive produced by Zach Galifinakis, a film about a man who travels around the country, dependent entirely on connections he makes through Craigslist.[7] In February 2013, Sims became the manager for Martha Davis and The Motels.[8] The Motels first came to prominence in the '80s with the Top Ten hits "Only The Lonely" and "Suddenly Last Summer."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Los Angeles Times, April 6, 1987, "...doesn't reach all its tongue-and-fang-in-cheek goals. It always seems better written than directed...", Retrieved June 11, 2008
  2. ^ highbeam.com, reprint of Washington Post article of March 21, 1987, "...a low-budget horror movie that, contrary to advertising, is not another slasher picture but a spoof of one. Now and then it's quite funny...", Retrieved June 11, 2008
  3. ^ i-mockery.com, "this movie is supposedly a satire of a real horror movie, but it comes off as something quite different", Retrieved June 11, 2008
  4. ^ Thomas, Kevin (1 June 1990). "'Red Surf' Catches the Dark Side of Laid-Back L.A. Lifestyle". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 11, 2012. 
  5. ^ Exclusive: More Details on Behind Your Eyes
  6. ^ Sterling, Ellen (26 March 2012). "Greg Sims' Formula For Success: Making Movies the Low-Budget Way". The Huffington Post. Retrieved April 11, 2012. 
  7. ^ http://pro.imdb.com/title/tt1486616/companycredits
  8. ^ http://barefootmusicnews.com/blog1.php/motels-sign-with-vesuvio

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