Lisa Mehling, president of Chelsea Pictures, announced that she has become sole owner of the production company as longtime partner Allison Amon departs. Additionally, EP Pat McGoldrick has been promoted to VP.
“I am really proud of the company and culture that Allison and I built together over the past 18 years,” reflected Mehling who went on to say, “Looking forward, I have never been more enthusiastic about the business and the opportunities for content creators.”
McGoldrick noted, “I’ve had the good fortune to work alongside both Lisa and Allison over the past 10 years. I’m grateful and excited for my new role, and look forward to continuing to work alongside Lisa to raise the creative bar ever higher in the years to come.”
Feature and commercial filmmaker David Gordon Green, Chelsea’s longest rostered director, said of the changes, “As a longtime collaborator of Chelsea Pictures, I can honestly say that the energy of its two partners has been inspiring. In that tradition, this next chapter is one of opportunity and innovation for everyone. I look forward to keeping all of our creative ties close and continuing the adventures we’ve established together.”
As an Emmy Award-winning producer, Mehling is proud to be a member of a small circle of female business owners within the industry. She is currently serving as chairperson of the 2017 AICP Show, as well as co-chair of the jury of the Ciclope Festival/Mexico City, and is an executive producer on Lauren Greenfield’s forthcoming documentary feature slated for January 2018.
Chelsea Pictures will continue to represent its roster of directors including Green, Greenfield, Alex Gibney, Bruce Hunt, Jack Cole, Nadav Kander, Amir Bar-Lev, Henry Mason, Kyle Patrick Alvarez, Thomas Beug, Alan Poul, Gregory Jacobs, Matthias Zentner, Peyton Wilson and Erik Madigan Heck. The company maintains offices in New York and LA. Chelsea is represented by Denise Blate Roederer of RHODA on the East Coast, Doug Stephen & Partners in the Midwest, and Ezra Burke and Shane Harris of Content Chemics on the West Coast.Category: News