CORPORATE PROFILE
Hargrove Entertainment is a full service entertainment company established in 1988.  The company specializes in marketing and distribution, obtaining production financing, licensing and supplies program publicity to both producing entities and licensees.   Some of the projects the company has launched include:

ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS
    RICH LITTLE ONE'S A CROWD                                                MUTANTS IN PARADISE
                                                                                                               
Edith Massey, Brad Greenquist, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini
    
THE CIRCUS
    
Bill Irwin

FILMS
    STARSTRUCK                                                                                NUMERO DEUX
    Directed by Gillian Armstrong                                                          Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

    BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL                                                         THE LEGEND OF SURAM FORTRESS
    Directed by Liliana Cavani                                                                Directed by Sergei Paradjanov

    YELLOW EARTH                                                                           CHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI
    Directed by Chen Kaige                                                                    Directed by Francesco Rosi

    PALOMBELLA ROSSA                                                                 DUST IN THE WIND
    Directed by Nanni Moretti                                                                 Directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien

    THE LAST OF ENGLAND                                                             BARROCO
    Directed by Derek Jarman                                                                 Directed by Paul Leduc

SERIES
    AMERICAN SHORT STORY SERIES                                         THE FRANTICS

    KATHY'S KITCHEN                                                                       MATINEE AT THE BIJOU

 

BROADWAY ON FILM
    STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S FOLLIES                                              TRUE WEST
    
Carol Burnett, Mandy Patinkin, Lee Remick,                                     John Malkovich, Gary Sinise
    George Wearn, Elaine Stritch, Barbara Cook                                    Written by Sam Shepard

    YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU                                                 HEARTBREAK HOUSE
    Jason Robards, Colleen Dewhurst, George Rose                                Rex Harrison, Amy Irving, Rosemary Harris

    BREAKFAST WITH LES & BESS                                                  ROCKET TO THE MOON
    Dick Van Dyke, Cloris Leachman, Shawn Cassidy                             John Malkovich, Judy Davis, Eli Wallach

FAMILY/CHILDRENS
    JEN'S PLACE                                                                                    INTRODUCING...JANET
    Megan Follows                                                                                    Jim Carrey

    RICH LITTLE'S ROBIN HOOD                                                    RICH LITTLE'S CHRISTMAS CAROL

    SNOW QUEEN

DOCUMENTARIES
    YUGOSLAVIA, THE AVOIDABLE WAR                                     HOW TO CREATE A RUMBA

    FALUN GONG'S CHALLENGE TO CHINA                                DEATH & TAXES

    SALVAGED LIVES                                                                          LAST IMAGES OF WAR
    Hosted by Edward James Olmos                                                        Emmy Winner

SPECIALS
    THE VENTURES: 40 YEARS OF ROCK                                      TOONS GONE WILD!

    INDIAN TIME                                                                                 AND STILL WE DANCE

 

CLIENT ROSTER & SERVICES
Hargrove Entertainment has represented artists, producers and other entities and, in the course of launching projects, has booked offers and/or closed deals with entertainment companies worldwide.  A partial list of clients include: Caridi Entertainment, RAI Trade, Anagram International, Panorama Entertainment, International Film Circuit, CinemaSource, Globalvision, African Diaspora Images, Scientific Machines Filmworks.

 

BIOGRAPHY
Since 1988, Mr. Hargrove has served as founder and President of Hargrove Entertainment Inc., an entertainment company focused on the production, co-production and worldwide distribution of independent feature films and television properties.  In this time period Mr. Hargrove has marketed over 40,000 hours of product, all of which have generated a profit for Hargrove Entertainment.

Mr. Hargrove has represented the works of many internationally acclaimed directors such as: Chantal Akerman, Yves Allegret, Gianni Amelio, Michelangelo Antonioni, Francesca Archibugi, Gillian Armstrong, Olivier Assayas, Pupi Avati, Bruno Barreto, Jacques Becker, Marco Bellocchio, Bertrand Blier, Robert Bresson, Luis Bunuel, Charles Burnett, Marcel Carne, Liliani Cavani, Claude Chabrol, Vera Chytilova, Souleymane Cisse, Rene Clair, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Luigi Commancini, Axel Corti, Salvador Dali, Jacques Demy, Raymond Depardon, Marguerite Duras, Atom Egoyan, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Marco Ferreri, Milos Forman, Georges Franju, Nils Gaup, Jean-Luc Godard, Sacha Guitry, Werner Herzog, Agnieszka Holland, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Benoit Jacquot, Derek Jarman, Chen Kaige, Elem Klimov, Andrei Konchalovsky, Alexander Korda, Robert Kramer, Paul Leduc, Andre Malraux, Djibril Diop Mambety, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jiri Menzel, Marta Meszaros, Mario Monicelli, Nanni Moretti, Maurizio Nichetti, Ermanno Olmi, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Marcel Pagnol, Sergei Paradjanov, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Raoul Peck, Satyajit Ray, Jean Renoir, Marlon Riggs, Marco Risi, Jacques Rivette, Francesco Rosi, Jean Rouch, Raul Ruiz, Kathe Sandler, Carlos Saura, Fred Schepisi, Pierre Schoendoerffer, Ettore Scola, Ousmane Sembene, Mrnal Sen, Cheick Oumar Sissoko, Alexander Sokurov, Jan Svankmajer, Jean Charles Tacchella, Andrei Tarkovsky, Paolo & Vittorio Taviani, Maurice Tourneur, Francois Truffaut, Agnes Varda, Margarethe von Trotta, Lina Wertmuller and Tian Zhunanghuang.

In addition, Mr. Hargrove has marketed numerous television programs from around the world including titles from the acclaimed PBS series: American Playhouse, Great Performances, Theatre In America, American Masters, American Experience and the American Short Story Series.

In the early 1980's Mr. Hargrove forewent a promising career with the investment banking firm J.P. Morgan to become involved with Group W Satellite Communications in the launch of the basic cable services Satellite News Channel and The Nashville Network.  Mr. Hargrove ankled GWSC to become involved in film production where he worked on films by acclaimed filmmakers John Sayles, Jonathan Demme and Woody Allen, to name a few; while at the same time producing and directing over three dozen music videos.  After Mr. Hargrove opened the firm of Hargrove Entertainment he joined forces with Carmella Caridi, a co-founder of HBO and MTV, to expand her company Caridi Entertainment, where he was responsible for increasing the company's programming library over 600% while acting as Vice President of Sales & Acquisitions.  Other industry experience includes stints with Troma, Independent Feature Project, American Film & Video Festival, the Collective For Living Cinema, and acting as U.S. rep for the Sao Paulo (Brasil) International Film Festival.  Mr. Hargrove has also served as Industry Review Editor for the Film Festival Reporter and has been a contributor to the North American Film Review.