The H Collective Names Nic Crawley CEO

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Nic Crawley

He previously served as Paramount's president of international marketing and distribution.

Nic Crawley has been named CEO of The H Collective, the new film finance, production, marketing and distribution company.

Crawley most recently served as president, international marketing and distribution at Paramount Pictures.

“After 37 years at major studios, I am incredibly proud to take on the role of CEO at H Collective, where my global experience will help grow this dynamic new company,” Crawley, who will be based in Los Angeles, said Thursday in a statement. “We have ambitious plans to build the company quickly and strategically through our network of finance partnerships, forthcoming executive hires and creative collaborations with leading filmmakers delivering a first-class slate of movies.”

The H Collective also announced that Song Ge, chairman of Beijing Culture, is becoming a board member. The H Collective recently released Beijing Culture’s Wolf Warrior 2 in the U.S.

Launched in June, The H Collective previously announced that it will be financing and/or producing four projects a year and has project production deals in place with such top producers as Mark Johnson and Tom Williams;  Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum; and Sid Ganis and Nancy Hult Ganis.

The H Collective’s upcoming slate of films include the fourth installment of the xXx franchise, the drama A Children’s Song, the horror-thriller Raven Road, the action-comedy White House Chef and the dramatic-thriller The Parts You Lose. The company, though an exclusive partnership with Beijing Culture, also has the North and South American rights to three films, including Wolf Warrior 2.