Not one but two great writers, producers and distributors will travel from Hollywood, CA to the “San Antonio Horrific Film Festival.
The amazing writer and film distributor Jim Prince, along with the great producer, writer and distributor David Baughn, will travel from Hollywood California exclusively to visit us at the San Antonio Horrific Film Festival. It will be a unique experience and opportunity for everyone to share with these two visionaries.
Jim Prince was born in Germany. He moved to L.A. at age 3. He started his entertainment career with Paramount Pictures in Beverly Hills, CA as a Print Booker to Salesman to Branch Manager. He distributed all of Paramount’s major motion pictures throughout the Northwest. He was offered and accepted a position as Film Buyer for Sterling Recreation Organization, the largest theater chain in the Northwest with theaters in Southern Ca lifornia as well. His duties included attending all major motion picture screenings, making the decisions on which films to procure, and to negotiate all contracts with the film companies. He, also, served as Operations Manager for several of their entertainment venues, including their Bowling Alleys and Swap Meets. He worked for Crown International Pictures as Division Manager to Assistant General Sales Manager. His duties included attending screenings for product acquisition, approving advertising budgets, coproducing “in house” productions, managing the national sales staff, and distribution decision making throughout the United States. He opened his own business as a film buyer/consultant, and owned his own trucking company for transporting film to theaters. He worked in Casting for Bill Dance Studios, and had a few minor roles in several motion pictures and commercials. Jim has recently completed writing two original stories and screenplays with his partner, David Baughn. They are “The Guns” – an action western, and “ED SPIFFY PI – The Case Of The Nursery School Reunion”
– a screwball comedy.
David Baughn is an L.A. native. He was raised in a show business family and spent his teen and early adult years as a stage actor/ theater manager. Most of his professional career was and still is as a Producer/ Writer/ Distributor of motion pictures, including all aspects of creative marketing and advertising. His selling stints started as a Print Booker to Salesman to Branch Manager with MGM. Then, he was hired as Russ Meyers’s National Sales Manager shortly after the success of “Vixen”, and was directly responsible for placing Russ Meyer’s Movies in mainstream theaters across the country. This highly successful endeavor led to the formation of his own company, IFI/Scope III Inc., releasing in excess of 400 films regionally and nationally. He wrote, produced, and distributed “Beyond Evil” and the highly successful “Graduation Day”, which has currently been released in “BluRay”. He served as Vice President, General Sales Manager, and Director of Acquisitions with Crown International Pictures. He wrote a cutting edge comedy book, “Fresh Garbage”, and a new version of the original film, “Microwave Massacre”, called “MICROWAVE MASSACRE – Don’t Go In The Oven!” with co-writer Craig Muckler. They also completed a werewolf horror original story and screenplay “Ripped To Shreds”.
David and Jim Prince have completed two original stories and screenplays called “The Guns” – an action
western, and “ED SPIFFY PI – The Case Of the Nursery School Reunion” – a screwball comedy. David is
the Associate Producer of a completed documentary “A Taboo Identity”, in release Worldwide January 2018 through MVD Entertainment.