Atit Shah is an award-winning independent film producer based in NYC and the CEO of Create Entertainment, Over the last 7 years, he has successfully produced over 10 feature films, a TV show, and a documentary, along with scores of short-form content.
He recently wrapped filming the rom-com Remember Me, leading a co-production between the US, Spain, and France. The film stars two-time Oscar Nominee Bruce Dern, Golden Globe Winner Brian Cox, and Sienna Guillory, with a worldwide theatrical release scheduled for late 2019. In 2016 Netflix released Brown Nation globally, a TV show he had helped both independently produce and line produce.
His recent films as lead producer include the 2016 worldwide 20th Century Fox and Netflix release Money, starring Jesse Williams, Kellan Lutz, Jamie Bamber, and Jess Weixler. The film has won 23 awards worldwide including 9 for Best Picture. In 2014 he produced and line produced The Crash starring Oscar Nominee Minnie Driver, Ed Westwick, Frank Grillo, Dianna Agron, AnnaSophia Robb, Maggie Q, and John Leguizamo. The Crash was sold by CAA and released theatrically January 2017.
His debut feature An Act of War won four awards during its festival run and was released on Netflix June 2015. His other recently released titles include Monsoon and the WW2 documentary Forgive Don’t Forget, available on Amazon Prime and Hulu respectively.
Other 2019 releases include the thriller Norman, and What We Found starring Oona Laurence, Elizabeth Mitchell, Brandon Larracuente and James Ransone.
Shah holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from George Washington University in Washington, DC where he majored in International Business. Prior to producing, he's held various product managerial roles at global finance and technology firms, including Thomson Reuters.
Atit created the Film Finance and Packaging class at the Independent Filmmakers Project (IFP) in NYC, where he regularly teaches.
Atit Shah | CEO | Create Entertainment
Remember Me (post-production) | Money (NETFLIX) | Brown Nation (NETFLIX) | The Crash (VOD) | An Act of War (VOD) | Monsoon (AMAZON) | Forgive Don't Forget (HULU) | Norman (2019) | The Buried Girl (2019)