Safady Entertainment encompasses three key areas of the film business specializing in script development, finance and production. The company combines a collective team of experts headed by Gary Safady and Craig Chapman, which draws up their talents in all facets of the entertainment industry and brings together many strategic partnerships. The company’s mission is focused on creating quality A-list projects that are highly marketable and appeal to broad-scope audiences. Current production schedules estimate the company to be at 2-3 pictures deals a year.
Safady Entertainment has recently completed work on its first project: “Machine Gun Preacher” starring Gerard Butler and directed by Marc Forster. The company is currently in pre-production on its next thrilling project called “Cobra 405” based on a novel by Damien Lewis. With strong financial backing, fresh new ideas and sensibility in choosing material, Safady Entertainment is poised to entertain audiences for years to come.
From an early age, Gary Safady knew his destiny was to build and create. Over the past 25 years, Gary has parlayed his talents into his national real estate firm: O&S Holdings, he has successfully developed over several million square feet of projects, including Bridge Street Town Centre. Gary is considered a leader in the development community with his keen financial sense and ability to structure complex transactions in the private and public sectors and was even dubbed “The Stealth Developer” by Retail Traffic. With his entrepreneurial spirit, he’s gone on to established a hotel division and is a franchisee of Westin Hotels. Along with his passion and flair for film making he helped create his upscale Monaco Pictures Movie theater chain. This concept has established itself as one of the most successful upscale format movie theaters in the United States. As founder of Safady Entertainment, Gary quickly seized the opportunity to make a splash in the industry by acquiring the book Another Man’s War and turned it into one of the industry’s most anticipated films: “Machine Gun Preacher.”
Safady recently partnered with Siren Studios Founder (www.sirenstudios.com), Producer and former distribution executive Craig Chapman. Chapman is a young progressive talent with over 10 years of experience in the entertainment industry with a proven track record in the world of independent production and distribution. Safady and Chapman recently partnered in Siren Studios, which spawned the idea to form Safady Entertainment, LLC. IMDb Link: http://www.IMDb.com/name/nm2597264/
About Siren Studios
Launched in late 2006, Siren was created to meet the growing demand of West coast stills photography. In addition to the prime location on the iconic Sunset Boulevard, the incredible team behind the business who bring a combined 40 years’ experience in business development, studio management, hospitality, advertising, music and event production. Siren Studios offers 10,000 square feet of unique studio space.