Over a 35-year film career, Ted Hope (USA. 1962) has been a producer on over 70 films, studio executive on over 60, CEO of a start-up streamer, co-head of 3 production companies, executive director of a film society, and founder of a post-production facility, 2 websites, 2 think tanks, & an app. Ted also launched Amazon’s foray into feature film production, co-running it for close to half the five+ years. The second edition Ted’s memoir Hope For Film was published in August 2020. His films as a producer have received 25 Oscar nominations, with 6 wins. His films as an executive have received 19 Oscar nominations with 5 wins. He is one of two producers to have three of their films win the Sundance Grand Jury Award.
His eye for directorial talent has helped launch the careers of Ang Lee, Hal Hartley, Michel Gondry, Nicole Holofcener, and many others. In 2021, Ted produced 5 films, including Vanessa Hope’s documentary Invisible Nation and George Clooney’s Tender Bar (starring Ben Affleck).