Golden Leaf Pictures Acquires HBO and New Line Cinema Former VP of Production

Gerald T Olson, Former Director of Production for HBO and Vice President of Productions for New Line Cinema is announced as President for Golden Leaf Pictures.

Los Angeles (June 3rd 2011) – Managing Director Dan Nelson of San Jose, California based production company Golden Leaf Pictures (www.goldenleafpictures.com), best known for developing and producing independent film projects, announces Gerald T. Olson as President.

Olson has over 30 feature films including “House Party”, “Dumb and Dumber”, the award winning movie “The Hidden” and an equal number of television productions to his credit. He was the Director of Production at HBO and VP of Production at New Line Cinema where he supervised the studios entire production slate and served as a Producer
“I’m looking forward to working with Dan Nelson and the Golden Leaf Pictures team to create exceptional product and a unique niche in the entertainment marketplace.” – said Olson.

Olson, who is currently an Executive Producer on feature film “I’m in Love with a Church Girl” starring Michael Madsen, Stephen Baldwin and Ja Rule, is set to fully begin his duties as President of Golden Leaf Pictures later this month.

Golden Leaf Pictures (GLP) slate of features films include mixed martial arts movie “Submission” starring Ving Rhames and Ernie Reyes Jr, concert film “40th Anniversary Woodstock Reunion Concert – Celebrating Peace & Music Live at Bethel Woods, NY” and “Free Enterprise II – The Wrath of Shatner” starring William Shatner. The distribution of GLP projects will go through its sister company Global Cinema Distribution (GCD), (www.globalcinemadistribution.com) who successfully distributed “La Mission” starring Benjamin Bratt last year and recently acquired the North American theatrical rights to the thirstily anticipated Ford brothers zombie horror movie “The Dead” set to be in cinemas September 2011.

Golden Leaf Pictures and Global Cinema Distribution headquarters are in San Jose, CA.
For further information contact: Liz Rodriguez – Liz@EMRMedia.com – Phone: USA 310 435 3634

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