ROBERT DUDELSON

President | Co-Founder

 

A born New Yorker, Robert Franklin Dudelson received his education at Pace University. Dudelson is currently the President and Co-founded HiTiDE STUDIOS® and is an active member of the Producer's Guild of America. Since establishing the company, Dudelson serves as an executive producer on 'Creepshow' the horror anthology hit series for Shudder (AMC Networks), and 'Day of the Dead' for Syfy Network.

In the 90's, Dudelson also produced a couple of series for Showtime Networks. Furthermore, he went on to produce several motion pictures including 'Masterminds' (Columbia Pictures) starring Patrick Stewart. Today, Dudelson continues to expand the Taurus Entertainment Company library through acquisitions and co-productions.

 

Dudelson begin his career in the entertainment industry in 1982 as a film booker for New Line Cinema, then in 1984 he quickly became the general sales manager for domestic distribution at the company. Among the many projects he undertook, he was directly involved in the planning and marketing of the iconic horror motion picture 'A Nightmare On Elm Street'.

 

In 1987 he started Artist Entertainment Group, Inc, a film distribution company based in Los Angeles, which handled such films as 'Dario Argento's Demons 2' and acquired 'The Invisible Kid'. Later that year, Artist Entertainment Group, Inc, merged with United Film Distribution Company, a division of United Artist Entertainment Company, to form Taurus Entertainment Company. Dudelson served

as Vice-President of the new company and was a member of the board of directors through 1991.

During this period, Taurus Entertainment Company released a number of films, such as 'Wired', the cult classic 'Class of 1999', 'Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam', and 'Best of The Best' to name a few.

 

In the early days of Taurus Entertainment Company, Dudelson was responsible for acquiring United Artist Entertainment Company's interest in Taurus Entertainment Company and United Film Distribution Company, consolidating the extensive UFDC library under the sole flagship of Taurus Entertainment Company. Since then, Dudelson has been Co-President and Chief Operating Officer of Taurus Entertainment Company.

email: robert@hitidestudios.com

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JORDAN KIZWANI

CEO | Co-Founder

 

Santa Monica, CA native Jordan Kizwani, is the son of El Salvadorian and Jordanian immigrants. He is the CEO and Co-founded HiTiDE STUDIOS® . Since establishing the company with his business partner Robert Dudelson in 2016, Kizwani started his tv producing career in 2019 alongside his producing partner Dudelson. They've gone to executive produce on the horror anthology series 'CreepShow' for Shudder (AMC Networks) & television series 'Day of the Dead' for Syfy Networks. currently represents a handful of IP on behalf of its parent company, Taurus Entertainment Company. Since establishing HiTiDE STUDIOS® Kizwani has been instrumental in helping to bring new opportunities for the classic 'Creepshow' brand -- ranging from merchandising deals to a featured maze at Universal Studios Hollywood during its annual event, Halloween Horror Nights in 2019. Kizwani also helped with the revival of ‘Creepshow’ a hit TV series for Shudder (AMC Networks), where he currently serves as an executive producer. Kizwani continues to search for new original ip, while developing, consulting and producing alongside co-founder, Robert Dudelson. 

 

Prior to HiTiDE STUDIOS® Kizwani was a partner and Senior Vice President of Development at Bernstein Entertainment, a Los Angeles PR Firm. He worked with a variety of celebrities, non-profit groups, and corporations including Grammy-Award Winners, Larry King's Cardiac Foundation, American Youth Soccer Association, The ALS Association, The Rose Parade, Natural Balance Pet Foods, and the LA Dodgers to name a few. His responsibilities included the development of branding and PR strategies, as well as integrating Film and Television projects.

In addition, Kizwani attended several conferences (American Film Market, Drama Summit West, Kidscreen Summit, Toy Fair, Las Vegas Licensing Expo, E3, and Comic-Con) where he was extremely helpful in increasing his client's presence. Kizwani helped foster several partnerships and deals during these conferences.

 

He worked under legendary publicist Warren Cowan at Warren Cowan & Associates. Prior to PR, his first taste of the industry started as a PA for 8 time Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett during the first season of 'The Contender'. In the past, Kizwani served as a board member of the UCLA Alumni Association and The Burbank International Film Festival. Kizwani received his BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

email: jordan@hitidestudios.com

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