Jeno Hodi – Producer

 

Born and raised in Hungary, Jeno Hodi migrated to the United States in 1982. Having studied with directors Milos Forman, Brian De Palma, John Avildsen and Dusan Makavejev, he received his Master’s Degree in writing and directing from Columbia University and was the first student in its history to write, direct and produce a 35mm feature film while studying in its graduate film program.Throughout his career, Jeno’s role as a filmmaker has extended into all areas of production. In addition to selling fifteen screenplays, he has directed and produced several feature films, a variety of commercials, television pilots, and stage plays.As a filmmaker, he is proud of the fact that most actors he has worked with consider him an “actor’s director.” He has had years of training with some of the finest acting teachers; he is a member of Milton Katselas’ Master Class, attended Stella Adler’s acting workshop, and is a member of the writers/directors unit at the Actor’s Studio. Jeno’s last film, Metamorphosis, won three major awards (see below).

Feature film, directing, writing and producing credits

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“Metamorphosis” — director, writer, producer
Science Fiction/Horror. Starring: Christopher Lambert, Corey Sevier and Irina A. Hoffman. US and worldwide sales: Moonstone Entertainment.
– Winner of the Estepona International Fantasy and Horror Film Festival 2006: Best Director and Best Actress awards
– Winner of the Campobasso International Film Festival 2007: Best Director award

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Historical drama. Starring Gabriel Byrne, Mira Sorvino, and Armin Mueller-Stahl. Producer: David Gamburg. US and worldwide sales: Benelux Film Distribution and Ledafilms


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“Black Sea Raid” — director, writer
Action/adventure. Starring Daniel Bernhart. Producers: Tal Dean McAbian, Chris Pierce and Robert Lechy. US and worldwide sales: Master Film International.


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“Triplecross” — director
Crime story, a Showtime original feature. Starring: Patrick Bergin, Michael Pare and Billy Dee Williams. This film aired on Showtime and was released on home video and laserdisc by Hallmark, DVD by Artisan.


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“American Kickboxer 2” — director, writer
Action. Starring: Evan Lurie, Kathy Shower, and David Graf. U.S. theatrical, TV, video and laser release by Trimark Pictures and Vidmark Entertainment. Worldwide: United International Pictures and C.I.C.

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“Guns & Lipstick” — director, executive producer, writer
Starring in this modern film noir were Oscar nominees Robert Forster and Sally Kirkland, with co-stars Wings Hauser and Paul Benedict. Theatrical, TV, video, and DVD worldwide sales agent: Atlas International.

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“Deadly Obsession” — director, co-producer, writer
Suspense thriller. Starring: Joe Paradise, Darnell Martin and Jeff Iorio. Foreign sales by Filmtrust. North American video by Republic Pictures.


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“Twisted Fate” — director
Action crime drama. Starring: Henry Silva, John Savage, Charles Napier, Kathy Shower, Tony Burton and Sonny Landham. Foreign and U.S. rights by Artist View Entertainment.


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“Impact” — writer
Hostage drama. Director: Frans Nel. Producer: Anant Singh. Starring: Wilson Dunster and Janinine Denison. Foreign and U.S. sales: Distant Horizon.


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“Armstrong”
— writer.
Action. Directed by: Menahem Golan. Starring: Frank Zakkarino. Foreign and U.S. sales: New Image.


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“Control” — writer, executive producer
Crime story. Directed by: Tom Whitus. Starring: Sean Young and William Devane. Foreign and U.S. sales: Quantum Entertainment.


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“The BridgeMan”
— co-producer
Historical drama. Starring: Károly Eperjes. Director: Géza Bereményi. Producer: Jenõ Hábermann. Foreign and U.S. sales: MileStone Media Group