Leadership

Tribune Picture Leadership

LEADERSHIP

Robert K. MacLean

Chairman & CEO

John Smallcombe

Co-founder & Director

LEADERSHIP

Robert K. MacLean

Chairman & CEO

John Smallcombe

Co-founder & Director

Robert Mitchell

Director

Justin Ardalan-Raikes

Executive Producer

William J. Immerman

Legal Affairs

Neal G. Clarance

Advisor

Ken Gord

Head of Production

Robert K. MacLean

Chairman & CEO

Robert founded Tribune Pictures Ltd. in December 2014 to develop, finance, produce and distribute high-quality feature films for global theatrical markets; television content for cable and streaming audiences. Tribune Pictures’s initial slate of projects includes feature film Across The River and Into The Trees with director Paula Ortiz. MacLean began his film career in Paris, where he financed and produced a number of award winning feature length documentaries, including The Last Sailors and Gold Lust, presented and narrated by Orson Welles.

Previously serving as head of production at RKO Pictures, MacLean financed and produced Criminal Law, Martin Campbell’s first feature film starring Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon and distributed by Tri Star Pictures; and Digger with Leslie Nielson, Olympia Dukakis, and Adam Hann-Byrd and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

MacLean also produced Bright Angel, based on the novel by Richard Ford, which featured Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard, Lily Taylor and Bill Pullman, and was released by Hemdale Films.

MacLean, divides his time between London, and Venice California. He executive produced numerous independent ‎pictures and television projects for ABC in Canada, and arranged production financing, banking and tax shelters for third party projects.

In 1998, Maclean founded and acted as Chairman of Internet Studios, an online business-to-business search engine and content distribution platform. MacLean is also an investor in the alternative energy sector as founder and CEO of Tribune Capital Partners.

John Smallcombe

Co-founder & Director

John is a creative producer with 40-years’ experience in feature film production. John began his career as an assistant director working with such luminaries as Fred Zinnemann, Michael Apted, Hugh Hudson, Richard Lester, and Ken Russell. His credits are numerous and include Lucky Lady, Tommy, Chariots of Fire, and Triple Echo. For a decade he worked with Oscar-winning producer, John Daly (Terminator, Platoon, Salvador, The Last Emperor, etc.).

Robert Mitchell

Director

Robert graduated from Buckingham University in 1987 with a BSc (Hons) Economics. In 1995 he obtained an MBA from Exeter University. 

After a seven year grounding in smaller public company analysis and investment at Framlington Investment Management Robert joined F&C (formerly ISIS Asset Management plc) in 1995 to help launch the AiM Trust and then assist in its management. He was then responsible for launching and managing The AiM VCT plc and AiM VCT2 plc as well as managing The Discovery Trust plc. In 2005 Robert left F&C to form Bluehone Investors LLP. Robert is Chairman of CYBA PLC, Chairman of Ezilla Inc. Director of Bioenergy Group Limited and non-executive director of Intosol PLC. Robert was previously a non-executive director of  Water Intelligence PLC.

Justin Ardalan-Raikes

Executive Producer

Justin is a media financier having raised millions of dollars for studio pictures. He started in the record industry in London in his late teens as a dogs body for the majors then went on to join the British military in his late 20’s becoming the oldest civilian to ever gain entry into the Royal Marines at the age of 27. After that he spent 10years in the City of London in the UHNW space servicing mixed portfolios before being enticed back into film and media full time since 2014. Additionally he has added luxury branding and product placement to his suite of services.

William J. Immerman

Legal Affairs

Bill is an Independent Executive Producer of films and also a leading entertainment attorney in Los Angeles. He was a Senior Executive Vice President of 20th Century Fox prior to forming Cinema Group, Inc.

Bill has also produced as executive producer of over 35 motion pictures including Ray starring Jamie Foxx (which was nominated for several Academy Awards and received Best Actor and Best Editing awards).

Bill Immerman began his career as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles and soon after entered the motion picture industry with American International Pictures (AIP) as Associate Counsel. During his seven years at AIP, Bill acted a Director of Business Affairs, Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Business Affairs. With a career spanning over 40 years, he served as Senior Executive Vice President of the Feature Film Division of Twentieth Century Fox, representing Fox on the board of directors of both the Motion Picture Association of America and Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

He has also been Vice Chairman of Cannon Pictures, Inc. and under contract to Warner Bros. as a producer. While at AIP, Bill also served on the board of directors of The International Film Importers and Distributors of America, Inc. He has established several independent production companies including Salem Productions and Cinema Group, Inc. He serves as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and has served as an arbitrator for the Independent Film and Television Alliance (formerly AFMA), the non-profit membership organization of all the leading international motion picture distributors. In addition, he is recognized as an expert on the motion picture industry by many of the courts in the U.S. and frequently testifies in arbitrations and court cases, federal, state and international, as an expert.

Neal G. Clarance

Advisor

Neal is the President of N.G. Clarance Inc. and the recently retired Partner and Canadian Leader of the Media and Entertainment practice at Ernst & Young. He brings over 25 years of experience serving clients in the media and entertainment industries. He has extensive experience in the film, recording and theatre segments of the sector, having assisted companies in the preparation of business plans, film library valuations, loan applications, financing proposals, including film and TV production financing, and in raising debt and equity financing both privately and publicly.

Neal has worked closely with brokerage, financial and entertainment communities to develop structures for raising financing for the entertainment industry.

He has authored articles on topics ranging from preparing business plans to financing strategies for the film industry.

He has participated as a speaker in many seminars and presentations and is regularly interviewed and quoted by newspapers and industry publications dealing with financing issues in the entertainment industry. Clarance has authored several studies and reports on the entertainment industry for government and other interest groups. He is also frequently asked to consult on various financial and taxation matters by the Canadian Audio Visual Certification Office and the Canadian Media Producers’ Association and other provincial industry agencies. Clarance has also participated in several government sponsored trade missions on behalf of the BC and Canadian Film Industries. He was a charter member and Director of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia, a Director of the Canadian Film Centre, was the 2011 recipient of the Leo Award for Outstanding Achievement from the BC Film Industry and is a Director at the Whistler International Film Festival.

Ken Gord

Head of Production

Born in Toronto and educated at the University of Toronto, Ken Gord has been producing film and television for over 30 years. He has filmed in Canada, the United States, Mexico, England, Scotland, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Hungary, Israel, India, Thailand, Puerto Rico and Cuba. Ken is an expert in international co-productions and co-producer on Across The River and Into The Trees.

He produced the feature film Stuck, starring Mena Suvari (American Beaty) and Stephen Rea (The Crying Game), which premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, and the major mini-series “XIII” for NBC. Among his other features, Ken co-produced Criminal Law with Robert K. MacLean., directed by Martin Campbell, starring Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon and distributed by Warner Bros.

Ken has produced 17 television movies for CBS, Fox, UPN, Global, CTV, Lifetime, Paramount Television and CLT-Ufa, and his mini-series Day One, starring Brian Dennehy, for CBS/Spelling won an Emmy in 1989 for Best Drama Special.

Ken produced two seasons of the CBS series Sweating Bullets (aka Tropical Heat), the Paramount Television syndicated series Queen Of Swords and Relic Hunter (Cycle 1), starring Tia Carrere. He also produced five seasons (over 100 episodes) of the syndicated cult hit Highlander the TV series, which has been sold to over 100 countries world-wide. In 1996, it was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Series.

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Robert K. MacLean

Chairman & CEO

Robert founded Tribune Pictures Ltd. in December 2014 to develop, finance, produce and distribute high-quality feature films for global theatrical markets; television content for cable and streaming audiences. Tribune Pictures’s initial slate of projects includes feature film Across The River and Into The Trees with director Paula Ortiz. MacLean began his film career in Paris, where he financed and produced a number of award winning feature length documentaries, including The Last Sailors and Gold Lust, presented and narrated by Orson Welles.

Previously serving as head of production at RKO Pictures, MacLean financed and produced Criminal Law, Martin Campbell’s first feature film starring Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon and distributed by Tri Star Pictures; and Digger with Leslie Nielson, Olympia Dukakis, and Adam Hann-Byrd and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

MacLean also produced Bright Angel, based on the novel by Richard Ford, which featured Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard, Lily Taylor and Bill Pullman, and was released by Hemdale Films.

MacLean, divides his time between London, and Venice California. He executive produced numerous independent ‎pictures and television projects for ABC in Canada, and arranged production financing, banking and tax shelters for third party projects.

In 1998, Maclean founded and acted as Chairman of Internet Studios, an online business-to-business search engine and content distribution platform. MacLean is also an investor in the alternative energy sector as founder and CEO of Tribune Capital Partners.

John Smallcombe

Co-founder & Director

John is a creative producer with 40-years’ experience in feature film production. John began his career as an assistant director working with such luminaries as Fred Zinnemann, Michael Apted, Hugh Hudson, Richard Lester, and Ken Russell. His credits are numerous and include Lucky Lady, Tommy, Chariots of Fire, and Triple Echo. For a decade he worked with Oscar-winning producer, John Daly (Terminator, Platoon, Salvador, The Last Emperor, etc.).

Robert Mitchell

Director

Robert graduated from Buckingham University in 1987 with a BSc (Hons) Economics. In 1995 he obtained an MBA from Exeter University. 

After a seven year grounding in smaller public company analysis and investment at Framlington Investment Management Robert joined F&C (formerly ISIS Asset Management plc) in 1995 to help launch the AiM Trust and then assist in its management. He was then responsible for launching and managing The AiM VCT plc and AiM VCT2 plc as well as managing The Discovery Trust plc. In 2005 Robert left F&C to form Bluehone Investors LLP. Robert is Chairman of CYBA PLC, Chairman of Ezilla Inc. Director of Bioenergy Group Limited and non-executive director of Intosol PLC. Robert was previously a non-executive director of  Water Intelligence PLC.

Justin Ardalan-Raikes

Executive Producer

Justin is a media financier having raised millions of dollars for studio pictures. He started in the record industry in London in his late teens as a dogs body for the majors then went on to join the British military in his late 20’s becoming the oldest civilian to ever gain entry into the Royal Marines at the age of 27. After that he spent 10years in the City of London in the UHNW space servicing mixed portfolios before being enticed back into film and media full time since 2014. Additionally he has added luxury branding and product placement to his suite of services.

William J. Immerman

Legal Affairs

Bill is an Independent Executive Producer of films and also a leading entertainment attorney in Los Angeles. He was a Senior Executive Vice President of 20th Century Fox prior to forming Cinema Group, Inc.

Bill has also produced as executive producer of over 35 motion pictures including Ray starring Jamie Foxx (which was nominated for several Academy Awards and received Best Actor and Best Editing awards).

Bill Immerman began his career as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles and soon after entered the motion picture industry with American International Pictures (AIP) as Associate Counsel. During his seven years at AIP, Bill acted a Director of Business Affairs, Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Business Affairs. With a career spanning over 40 years, he served as Senior Executive Vice President of the Feature Film Division of Twentieth Century Fox, representing Fox on the board of directors of both the Motion Picture Association of America and Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

He has also been Vice Chairman of Cannon Pictures, Inc. and under contract to Warner Bros. as a producer. While at AIP, Bill also served on the board of directors of The International Film Importers and Distributors of America, Inc. He has established several independent production companies including Salem Productions and Cinema Group, Inc. He serves as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and has served as an arbitrator for the Independent Film and Television Alliance (formerly AFMA), the non-profit membership organization of all the leading international motion picture distributors. In addition, he is recognized as an expert on the motion picture industry by many of the courts in the U.S. and frequently testifies in arbitrations and court cases, federal, state and international, as an expert.

Neal G. Clarance

Advisor

Neal is the President of N.G. Clarance Inc. and the recently retired Partner and Canadian Leader of the Media and Entertainment practice at Ernst & Young. He brings over 25 years of experience serving clients in the media and entertainment industries. He has extensive experience in the film, recording and theatre segments of the sector, having assisted companies in the preparation of business plans, film library valuations, loan applications, financing proposals, including film and TV production financing, and in raising debt and equity financing both privately and publicly.

Neal has worked closely with brokerage, financial and entertainment communities to develop structures for raising financing for the entertainment industry.

He has authored articles on topics ranging from preparing business plans to financing strategies for the film industry.

He has participated as a speaker in many seminars and presentations and is regularly interviewed and quoted by newspapers and industry publications dealing with financing issues in the entertainment industry. Clarance has authored several studies and reports on the entertainment industry for government and other interest groups. He is also frequently asked to consult on various financial and taxation matters by the Canadian Audio Visual Certification Office and the Canadian Media Producers’ Association and other provincial industry agencies. Clarance has also participated in several government sponsored trade missions on behalf of the BC and Canadian Film Industries. He was a charter member and Director of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia, a Director of the Canadian Film Centre, was the 2011 recipient of the Leo Award for Outstanding Achievement from the BC Film Industry and is a Director at the Whistler International Film Festival.

Ken Gord

Head of Production

Born in Toronto and educated at the University of Toronto, Ken Gord has been producing film and television for over 30 years. He has filmed in Canada, the United States, Mexico, England, Scotland, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Hungary, Israel, India, Thailand, Puerto Rico and Cuba. Ken is an expert in international co-productions and co-producer on Across The River and Into The Trees.

He produced the feature film Stuck, starring Mena Suvari (American Beaty) and Stephen Rea (The Crying Game), which premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, and the major mini-series “XIII” for NBC. Among his other features, Ken co-produced Criminal Law with Robert K. MacLean., directed by Martin Campbell, starring Gary Oldman and Kevin Bacon and distributed by Warner Bros.

Ken has produced 17 television movies for CBS, Fox, UPN, Global, CTV, Lifetime, Paramount Television and CLT-Ufa, and his mini-series Day One, starring Brian Dennehy, for CBS/Spelling won an Emmy in 1989 for Best Drama Special.

Ken produced two seasons of the CBS series Sweating Bullets (aka Tropical Heat), the Paramount Television syndicated series Queen Of Swords and Relic Hunter (Cycle 1), starring Tia Carrere. He also produced five seasons (over 100 episodes) of the syndicated cult hit Highlander the TV series, which has been sold to over 100 countries world-wide. In 1996, it was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Series.

Copyright 2021 – www.tribunepictures.com All Rights Reserved.