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Doug Schwalbe Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Creative Achievements in Film and Television

Doug Schwalbe is an inspiring creative and expert in co-production financing

His boutique production company specializes in international finance and distribution for high-end film and television projects.

    NEW YORK, NY, January 26, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Doug Schwalbe has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Schwalbe is the founder of The Co-Production Company, a boutique production company specializing in international finance and distribution for high-end film and television projects. He sold the company to leading European studio Superprod in 2022, where he also serves as president of SUPERPROD USA. In this capacity, he applies a financing strategy called co-production to assemble and secure financial backing from multiple sources, including international entities and streaming platforms. Ultimately, Mr. Schwalbe expertly applies a cooperative approach to raising money and producing film and television content for a diverse global market while interacting directly with actors and directors and ensuring that effective press materials are crafted and disseminated.

Mr. Schwalbe boasts broad accomplishments through affiliation with prestigious industry firms. He began accumulating diverse and vital experience with MGM as the director of sales and co-production from 1988 to 1992. In 1992, he joined 20th Century Fox International Television, Paris, as the vice president of marketing and co-production, where he thrived through 1995. Subsequently, HBO welcomed Mr. Schwalbe as the senior vice president of sales and co-production.

In 2000, Mr. Schwalbe embarked on an entrepreneurial venture by founding Splendid Television, a company that received partial funding from a German company. He counts the company's success as a notable career accomplishment, having served as the firm's chief executive officer through 2002. During his leadership tenure, he held significant responsibilities for financing the James Dean TV movie starring James Franco and Michael Moriarty, who won an Emmy for best-supporting actor in a TV movie in 2001. Mr. Schwalbe is also humbled to have been the executive producer of a documentary titled "Halston," directed by Frédéric Tcheng, and to have distributed Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's "Project Greenlight," which was nominated for a best reality show recognition.

In 2002, Mr. Schwalbe progressed to the title of executive vice president and managing director of production and program sales with DreamWorks Animation. He continued his productive association with the company by accepting the title of senior vice president of co-production, where Mr. Schwalbe served through 2020 when he launched The Co-Production Company. In a concurrent role as owner of this company, which was purchased by SUPERPROD to establish a strong U.S. presence, Mr. Schwalbe proudly presents diverse content such as "Home Sweet Rome," a situational comedy for the BBC and Max that is marketed to adolescent viewers across thirteen 30-minute episodes.

Mr. Schwalbe attributes his professional advancement to a critical ability to creatively conceive and effectively produce films and television shows. He also boasts exceptional academic accomplishments and notably completed a Bachelor of Arts in theology and religion from Princeton University. He remains committed to service and holds a seat on the board of directors of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and he maintains membership in the Producers Guild of America and the International Emmy Committee. Looking toward the future, Mr. Schwalbe intends to create content that connects with a global audience by continuing to prioritize close collaboration with the top creative professionals in the industry.

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