Tom Coleman (film producer)

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Tom Coleman
Thomas Joseph Coleman
Other names
  • Thomas J. Coleman
  • T. Joseph Coleman
  • Hagan Thomas-Jones
Occupation(s)Entrepreneur, Producer

Tom Coleman, also credited as Thomas J. Coleman and T. Joseph Coleman, founded the Atlantic Entertainment Group,[1][2] private independent film and television company, in 1975[3] and served as its president.[4] He became chairman and CEO of Prism Entertainment when the company merged with Atlantic in 1988.[5][6] Coleman was chairman of Independent Entertainment Group.[2] Rocket Pictures, an indie production company, was founded by Coleman in 1992. He is an Executive member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and an industry consultant for the Zurich Consulting Group based in Switzerland. In July 2001, he became CEO, President and director of Sun Network Group.[7] Coleman is the Lead Producer of the musical ModRock.[1]

Under his nom de plume, Hagan Thomas-Jones, Coleman is a member of the Dramatists Guild.[8] He is currently CEO of Innovativ Media Group, a developer, producer and distributor of multi-media content. It has acquired many of the assets of Lux Digital Pictures including a library of feature motion pictures and, via New Broadway Cinema, produces adaptations of stage shows utilizing its trademarked DigiTheater™ virtual reality process. Innovativ also operates The Alien Channel on YouTube, in partnership with FullScreen, Inc., is developing the new web series Just Smart People, the customized movie title search destination VOD Movie Guide, and is a principal in the Film Finance Exchange.

Partial filmography[edit]

Film Year Role
The Day the Music Died (Documentary) 1977 Producer
Madame Rosa(drama) 1978 Executive Producer
Valley Girl 1983 Executive Producer
Alphabet City 1984 Executive Producer
Night of the Comet 1984 Executive Producer
Teen Wolf 1985 Executive Producer
Roadhouse 66 1985 Executive Producer
Starchaser: The Legend of Orin 1985 Executive Producer
Nomads 1986 Executive Producer
The Adventures of the American Rabbit 1986 Executive Producer
Extremities 1986 Executive Producer
The Men’s Club 1986 Executive Producer
Modern Girls 1986 Executive Producer
Nutcracker: The Motion Picture 1986 Executive Producer
Wild Thing 1987 Executive Producer
Steele Justice 1987 Executive Producer
Summer Heat 1987 Executive Producer
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie 1987 Executive Producer
Teen Wolf Too 1987 Executive Producer
Cop 1988 Executive Producer
Patty Hearst 1988 Executive Producer
1969 1988 Executive Producer
It Came from the Sky 1999 Executive Producer



  1. ^ a b "A Current Life: Tom Coleman". Voice America. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Jennifer Pendleton (February 11, 1992). "Coleman's Rocket Blasts Off With MCA/U Vid Deal". Variety.
  3. ^ James Greenberg (June 29, 1985). "Atlantic Stakes Its Claim Via Pro', Pickups, Yups". Variety.
  4. ^ "Atlantic Entertainment and Prism Agree to Merge". LA Times. May 14, 1988. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "Atlantic Merger with Prism to Be Completed in 2 Weeks". Variety. May 16, 1988.
  6. ^ Michael Silverman (May 18, 1988). "Atlantic-Prism Merger Closer; Aim to Go Public & Add Wings". Variety.
  7. ^ "Sun Network Group, INC". United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  8. ^ "Membership Profile". Dramatists Guild. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  9. ^ "Thomas Coleman". IMDB. Retrieved July 1, 2015.