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Exit 44 Entertainment, founded in 2020 by industry veterans Ty Leisher and Eric Brodeur, is an independent film production, financing, and sales company. Leisher brings nearly a decade of experience in film sales and acquisitions, while Brodeur is a seasoned picture editor with a notable track record working with major studios like Paramount, New Line, and Netflix.

With a comprehensive approach to filmmaking from concept to distribution, Exit 44 has produced, financed, and/or sold over 10 films including 11TH HOUR CLEANING, THE HAUNTING OF THE MARY CELESTE starring Richard Roundtree and Emily Swallow, VAL released by Dread Central.

Exit 44 prioritizes data-driven financial models to mitigate investor risk and consistently delivers high-quality films and TV shows that captivate audiences. The company’s success is evident through its solidified position as an emerging production company, driven by strong relationships and partnerships with leading talent agents, managers, distributors, and studios, paving the way for continued growth in 2023.

Eric Brodeur

Eric Brodeur has a decade of experience in feature film post-production, specializing in Picture Editing. He has worked on major studio films like The Nun, The Grudge, Ouija, Sinister 2, and Transformers: The Last Knight with budgets ranging from $4M to $200M for companies including Warner Bros., Sony, Blumhouse, Paramount, and Netflix.

Early in his career, he worked on independent films with budgets under $1M, including Sundance Film Festival winner The Sessions (starring Helen Hunt) and Filly Brown, which launched the career of Gina Rodriguez (“Jane The Virgin”).

Eric’s experience on lower-budget films gives him the skill to maximize existing footage and solve story problems without added cost. By combining his post-production knowledge with his writing and producing background, he has a complete understanding of what it takes to create a cost-effective and engaging film from start to finish.

Ty Leisher

Ty Leisher, co-founder of Exit 44 Entertainment, boasts nearly a decade of experience in film sales and acquisitions. Since establishing Exit 44 Entertainment in 2020 with collaborator Eric Brodeur, he has successfully produced, financed, or sold over 10 films.

Ty’s expertise spans the entire filmmaking process, from concept to distribution. Under his leadership, Exit 44 has delivered standout projects like “The Haunting of the Mary Celeste,” “Val,” and “11th Hour Cleaning,” captivating audiences worldwide.

Known for crafting concept-driven horror and action films, Ty’s unique global market perspective adds depth to his projects. His feature directorial debut, “11th Hour Cleaning,” received critical acclaim, solidifying his status as a rising industry talent. The crime thriller web series, “Bullets,” earned accolades from Bluff Magazine as “better than Rounders,” while Ty’s writing garnered recognition from prestigious organizations, including the Sundance Film Festival.

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