The PGA East Mentoring Committee is pleased to announce the next event in their series of Group Mentoring Sessions. In these intimate, solution-oriented discussions, PGA members have the chance to meet and pose questions to some of the industry’s most respected professionals.
John Hadity is the Executive Vice President for EP Financial Solutions, the film financing subsidiary of Entertainment Partners, the global leader in entertainment payroll, residuals, extras casting, tax incentives, finance and other integrated production management solutions. Hadity oversees the monetization of tax credits as well as other forms of financing that the new venture is expected to enter into. Prior to joining EP, Hadity was the President and CEO of Hadity & Associates, Inc., a consultancy firm that specializes in risk management and production finance for film and television.
With over 20 years of studio experience, Hadity began his film career at Orion Classics, and spent time at Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures, before assuming the role of Executive Vice President of Motion Picture & Television Production Finance for Miramax Films.
At Miramax, Hadity oversaw the strategic planning, risk management, labor relations, business affairs, tax, government relations and financial reporting for over 250 production entities, as well as managed all of the parent company’s structured finance and off balance sheet transactions. He has worked closely with government policymakers on the regional, state, provincial, and national levels, both domestically and abroad, to incentivize the movement of production to these areas. In addition to his corporate responsibilities at the company, Hadity also served as production rep on several Miramax releases including Academy Award winners SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, THE ENGLISH PATIENT, EMMA and RESTORATION.
Hadity is the Chairman Emeritus of the Producers Guild of America East, and has served on the MPAA’s Worldwide Production and International Tax Committees. His most recent films, MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS and BURNING BLUE, on which he serves as an Executive Producer, have completed production.