Indomitable Entertainment
is a Diversified Media Company Specializing in Film Finance, Executive Production and Strategic Consulting. IE Pursues Opportunities in Filmed Entertainment, Theatrical/Stage, Digital and Branded Entertainment Marketplaces.

With a proven track record of
bringing both large and small
projects to market, we operate
three main lines of business:

  • Executive producing
    feature films and Broadway
  • Digital Media
  • Branded Entertainment

Indomitable Entertainment
provides executive producing
services to film projects for its
clients, typically production
companies, individual producers
and/or filmmakers.

For qualified projects, we help
build finance plans, source
financing, and structure and
source distribution, both
domestic and foreign.

An inspirational action/drama in the vein of Rudy, Invincible and Chariots of Fire based on the world renowned true story of surfer Bethany Hamilton whose arm was bitten off by a shark and has since come back to become an elite surfing champion. Starring Golden Globe nominee Dennis Quaid, Oscar winner Helen Hunt, and Carrie Underwood in her first feature film role, with Anna Sophie Robb portraying Bethany Hamilton and featuring Kevin Sorbo, star of the TV series "Hercules." Bethany Hamilton's incredible story is known throughout the worl$1—$2t was carried on thousands of news stations and featured on Oprah, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and Larry King, and her autobiography 'Soul Surfer' (New York Times Best Seller List) has sold over one million copies. Released in the US April 8, 2011 by FilmDistrict ($44M US box office) and distributed by Sony Pictures/Affirm and Disney International. Mandalay Vision executive produced, with Sean McNamara directing.

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New York City, 1943. William 'Fred' Parsons, a young writer from Alabama, meets Miss Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl. Everyone falls in love with Holly, including William-but he is poor, and Holly needs rich. Will she marry Rusty, playboy millionaire? Or Jose the future president of Brazil? As war rages in Europe, Holly begins to fall in love with William-and then her past catches up with her. Starring Emilia Clarke (HBO's Game of Thrones), Cory Michael Smith and George Wendt. Produced by Colin Ingram (EP, General Manager credits include: Billy Elliot, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, and The Lion King, among others), and Directed by Sean Mathis (won the Evening Standard and the Critics Circle Awards for Best Director). His productions were nominated for 22 Olivier and 14 Tony Awards. Adapted by Richard Greenberg. Breakfast at Tiffany's premiered at the Cort Theater on Broadway on March 20, 2013.

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After the death of his wife, wayward veteran jazz pianist Sonny (Walken) mourns his loss, while his oft-estranged son, Gar (Kravitz) and his daughter-in-law return home to be with him. As the fading yet brilliant artist grapples with his artistic mortality, Sonny’s increasingly manic and self-destructive behavior threatens to overwhelm them all. Gar, sacrificing his own aspirations and not inconsiderable musical talents, struggles to maintain the peace all the while harboring a secret that will, ultimately, overwhelm their precarious and fragile relationship. An acerbic and poignant father/son duet that tumbles towards a life-affirming, yet tragic, conclusion. A virtuoso performance piece in the vein of Crazy Heart.

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Payton day dreams of being just like his comic book super heroes, fantasizing of ways to win over Carrie, the hottest cheerleader in school, who just so happens to date the biggest jock on the field. But Payton's got a secret admirer of his own, Samantha, a fellow dork who will stop at nothing to snare Payton. The rules of high school get turned upside down when we peak inside the misadventures in The Secret Lives of Dorks. Starring Jim Belushi, Jennifer Tilly, Gaelan Connell, Vanessa Marano, Beau Mirchoff, Riley Voelkel and Hall of Fame NFL Coach Mike Ditka. Produced by Steven Wolfe, Stephen Israel and Dominic Ianno, and Directed by Salome Breziner. Released theatrically September 29, 2013 and distributed on VOD by Gravitas.

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A Sheriff's deputy, whose mission is to protect the threatened grizzly bear, suddenly finds himself conflicted when a massive rogue grizzly wreaks havoc on his town. Enlisting the help of his estranged brother, he enters the deadly, labyrinthian Grizzly Maze to track down his wife who's gone missing and before the bear does. As the body count mounts, an infamous bear hunter enters the fray determined to take down the bear he's been waiting for his whole life. No one is safe in the harsh Alaskan wilds. Starring James Marsden, Thomas Jane, Scott Glenn, Piper Perabo and Academy winner Billy Bob Thornton. Produced by Paul Schiff and directed by David Hackl.

Drama/thriller about a Nebraska cop who joined the International Police Task force as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia but discovered scandal and a cover-up of the United Nations' involvement in the trafficking of women for sexual slavery. Based on the true story of Kathryn Bolkovac in the vein of The Constant Gardener and The Insider. Starring Rachel Weiss, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci, David Strathairn, and directed by Larysa Kondracki. Released and distributed by Samuel Goldwyn August 5, 2011.

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A fun romantic comedy that reunites the famous couple from My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five date limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

Starring Nia Vardalos and John Corbett, and written and directed by Vardalos.

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Revenue Scorebig ScrollMotion

Indomitable Entertainment provides strategy and business development consulting and advisory services to companies and individuals in the digital media space. A critical gap exists between the creative idea and the realization of that idea. With an unrelenting passion and determination, we seek out and help bring together people, ideas, and finance. Indomitable 'connects the dots,' providing a powerful, essential link for owners of creative projects, movies, or innovative new business ideas. Here is a select sample of our past and current digital partnerships.

Revenue (formerly Virurl)

  • An early pioneer of native advertising ($10B industry)
  • Proprietary software provides publishers higher monetization of online real estate, media owners with greater brand engagement, and higher click thru rates for both
  • Management: Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, Co-Founder/CEO (Titan Gaming, Xfire), Tim Symington, Co-Founder/Product (Titan Gaming, INVENT.VC)

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  • Pioneer in the $40B live entertainment ticket industry
  • Solves the problem of unsold inventory for teams, venues, and entertainers
  • Helps the casual, price conscious fan get tickets to live events.
  • Management: Adam Kanner, CEO (NBA, Sports Loyalty Group), Joel Milne, Chief Product Officer (Ivize, Seasonticket.com)

ScrollMotion

  • Mobile platform that powers the most effective sales, marketing and training solutions for businesses across industries
  • An enterprise-grade platform that transforms how enterprises communicate, inspire, sell
  • Founded in 2008, ScrollMotion is now 135 people strong, and growing, with offices in New York City and in San Diego
  • Management: Dean Furbash, CEO (FreshDirect, NASDAQ), Jackie Barry, COO (Zorch International, UFC Interlake)
  • New Business :

    'Soul Surfer' at Cannes deadline.com 5/14/11
    Staying true to surfer's tale Star Advertiser 4/3/11
    Making Waves syracuse.com 3/29/11
    Dominic Ianno Alan Youngstein Jon Ferro Stuart Pollok Boyd Bishop Robert Deege
    Dominic Ianno, Founder & CEO

    Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 40 Dealmakers of 2011”, Dominic Ianno is CEO and Founder of Indomitable Entertainment, a film financing, branded entertainment, and media strategy/consulting firm. Ianno’s recent executive production credits include highly successful inspirational family film Soul Surfer (Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Anna Sophia Robb), thriller The Whistleblower (based on a true story, starring Rachel Weisz and Monica Belluci), teen comedy The Secret Lives of Dorks (Jim Belushi, Jennifer Tilly), and the Broadway debut of Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s starring Emilia Clarke (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”). Current projects include the elevated action thriller Grizzly (James Marsden, Billy Bob Thornton), prestige drama Little Rootie Tootie (Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman), action romancer Mercedes about the birth of the famous car with director Roger Donaldson (No Way Out, The Bank Job), family sports drama Two-A-Days inspired by a true story featuring the Dallas Cowboys, and biopic A Quiet Passion of famous poet Emily Dickenson. Other films he was previously involved with include Tenure, Spin, and I Hate Valentine's Day.

    Ianno is concurrently the CEO of the public charity TrueSpark (which he co-founded), the mission of which is to encourage youth aged 11 to 18 to view movies with positive messages and inspirational lessons that build character and foster ethical development. Ianno also sits on the board of digital entertainment company Revenue.com.

    Dominic’s early career included roles as Head of Strategy for Outlaw Productions, where he worked alongside the late Bobby Newmyer, and as Senior Vice President for Artisan Digital Media. Dominic Ianno is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon’s management program, and a member of the Producers Guild of America.

    An entrepreneur by nature, Ianno kick-started his career by founding 2D Interactive, Inc, an advertisement and poster sales firm that operated via electronic kiosks in over 400 stores, a business launch for which he raised $8 million as a principal.

    Dominic Ianno is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Carnegie Mellon's management program, and a current member of the Producers Guild of America.

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    Stuart Pollok, President of Film

    As President of Film at Indomitable Entertainment, Stuart Pollok runs its executive producing and film consulting businesses. Pollok most recently executive produced the elevated action thriller Grizzly (James Marsden, Billy Bob Thornton). As lead producer or executive producer, Stuart is currently financing and/or packaging the following slate of projects: an adaptation of the classic Sir Walter Scott novel Ivanhoe with director Iain Softley (Inkheart, Wings of a Dove), action romancer Mercedes about the birth of the famous car with director Roger Donaldson (No Way Out, The Bank Job), prestige drama Little Rootie Tootie (Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman), family sports drama Two-A-Days inspired by a true story featuring the Dallas Cowboys, and the Emily Dickinson biopic A Quiet Passion to be directed by auteur Terence Davies.

    Stuart is the former Head of Production at Studio Hamburg International Production (SHIP), the English-language international features division of Studio Hamburg. Stuart conceived and wrote the business plan that lead to the creation of SHIP in 2001 and ran its operations thru 2005. Studio Hamburg was then the largest television producer in Germany. At SHIP, Pollok executive produced The Three Investigators in the Secret of Terror Castle directed by Academy-nominated director Florian Baxmeyer, which was theatrically released by BVI in Europe in 2009, and its predecessor The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island, which garnered almost one million theatrical admissions in Germany in 2007. He also executive produced The Conclave (Brian Blessed, James Faulkner) for SHIP and handled production services for the Berlin shoot of the Imagine Entertainment/Disney release Flightplan directed by Robert Schwentke (Jodie Foster).

    Prior to SHIP, Stuart produced One Of The Hollywood Ten (Jeff Goldblum, Greta Scacchi) for the BBC. It premiered at the Closing Night of the San Sebastian Film Festival and was distributed theatrically in Europe by BVI.

    In the nineties, Pollok worked for producers Bob Rehme and Mace Neufeld at Paramount Pictures, rising to become Executive Vice President of Prelude Pictures. Neufeld/Rehme collectively produced Clear And Present Danger, Patriot Games, The Hunt For Red October, Beverly Hills Copy III, No Way Out, The Omen, etc. At Prelude, Stuart originated and shepherded to production Lost In Space for New Line Cinema, Black Dog for Universal Pictures and Judicial Consent for Rysher Entertainment/HBO. Lost In Space grossed over $150 million theatrically worldwide.

    Stuart is a former member of the New York Bar. He practiced mergers & acquisitions and international finance law in New York at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and Linklaters. He is a graduate of the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC.

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    Robert Deege, Vice President of Business & Creative Affairs and Chief of Staff

    As Vice President of Business & Creative Affairs and co-founder of Indomitable, Robert Deege works across the executive producing, consulting, film, TV and Digital divisions. Robert typically co-produces Indomitable’s films – his most recent credits include the elevated action thriller Grizzly (James Marsden, Billy Bob Thornton), teen comedy The Secret Lives of Dorks (Jim Belushi, Jennifer Tilly), and inspirational family film Soul Surfer (Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Anna Sophia Robb). Within the film division, Robert overseas incoming submissions and development, leads the creation of sales and marketing materials, sources new projects and partners, and manages the company’s film assets. As Chief of Staff, Robert liaises between division heads and support staff and overseas weekly company reporting.

    Before Indomitable, Deege worked as a Production and Finance Consultant for Blowtorch Entertainment, working with the heads of the Development, Finance, Digital Content, and Theatrical Distribution departments. Blowtorch produced and distributed Tenure (Luke Wilson, Gretchen Mol) and Spin (Bijou Phillips, Amber Heard).

    Previously at Mind & Media, Deege produced and directed award-winning documentaries and training films for clients such as The National Guard and The Pentagon Force Protection Agency. The film "Basic Combat Training", an innovative edgy depiction of boot camp took the highest overall honor in the Department of Defense – "Best Production of the Year" for 2005.

    As a Producer at Discovery Communications, Robert produced, directed, wrote, and/or edited numerous shows, including Best Place to Watch a Volcano (Travel Channel), Behind the Terror (Discovery Channel), Hollywood Spotlight (Discovery HD Theater), Mystery of the Shroud (TLC), Tribal Journeys (series for Travel Channel), Solar Science (series for Science Channel), etc.

    Deege first got his start at Cerebellum Corporation, initially as DP and editor, rising to supervising editor, and then director on over 20 feature length videos that were a blend of narrative, comedy, and educational.

    As an independent Filmmaker, Deege directed the short film "Sobering" which played in several festivals, garnering awards for both screenplay and film, and produced several other short films. Robert also edited the award-winning feature film "Standalone", which was picked up for digital distribution by Cinetic Media.

    Rob has a BS in Statistics and Economics from Virginia Tech, is AVID certified in editing, and has trained as a director under Judith Weston.

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    Alan Youngstein, COO

    Alan Youngstein serves as COO for Indomitable Entertainment, overseeing all financial and administrative matters for the company. Alan’s background is in film and television production and distribution, as well as in operating broadcast and cable entities.

    Prior to joining Indomitable, Youngstein has held senior finance and operational positions with NBC Universal, The Weinstein Company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Fox Television Stations and CBS.

    Alan has an MBA from New York University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

    Boyd Bishop, SVP of Strategy, Business Development & Digital

    Boyd is Senior Vice President at Indomitable Entertainment where he heads the digital media division and oversees strategy and business development for the entire organization.

    Within the digital media division, Boyd provides strategy and business development services to early stage digital media and entertainment companies such as Ology, the industry’s first truly social, interest based, web platform, and Revenue (formerly Virurl), an early pioneer in the $10B native advertising industry.

    Prior to Indomitable, Boyd founded and served as principal of a boutique consulting firm providing strategy and business development advisory services to early stage technology and digital media companies. His clients included RoleStar, Par Works Inc., and TrueSpark.

    Boyd is the former founder and CEO of eMedical Lending, Inc. where he raised over $2mm of venture financing and brought to market a technology platform that connects doctors and their patients to multiple sources of financing such as publicly traded banks, credit unions, and specialty finance companies for medical procedures not covered by insurance.

    Before his business and entertainment career, Boyd served as a Captain in U.S. Army leading soldiers in many different capacities during a five year career including: Medical Platoon Leader in a light infantry battalion, Healthcare Administrator, and a Protocol Officer for the Commanding General of the U.S. Army, Pacific.

    Boyd has an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated with honors from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

    Jon Ferro, President of Entertainment & Television

    Jon Ferro is a senior Executive experienced in the strategic planning and execution of multi-million dollar media business deals with specific expertise in the entertainment and digital media industry. Ferro has expert knowledge of the digital, on-demand and television markets coupled with a highly successful record of negotiating and managing strategic relationships with multi-billion dollar companies. He excels at analyzing market trends and innovations to create high profit businesses relationships and creative marketing solutions.

    As recent SVP US Program Sales TV & Digital for eOne, Jon led eOne’s digital and TV sales strategy as the US operation transitioned from a 3rd party rep company to a theatrical, television and digital distribution service. He successfully repositioned the company and secured long term agreements for the theatrical slate with Netflix, guaranteed subscription-on-demand slots for the Redbox/Verizon service, TV video-on-demand distribution with iN Demand (Conmast, Time Warner, Cox), DirecTV and Vubiquity (AT&T, Verizon, Charter) and improved terms for multi-territory digital distribution with Google, Sony and Microsoft. In addition he licensed first run series programming to traditional and digital networks services including NBC/Universal and Hulu and off-network series to services including Netflix. The implementation of his marketing and programming strategies along with the improved margins resulted in over 450% growth in transactional digital quarterly revenue over a 2-year period.

    As prior EVP Digital & On-Demand and TV Distribution for Lionsgate, Jon led Lionsgate’s digital and on-demand sales and distribution business from 2004-2011 as the company transitioned from an independent into a mini-major film distributor. He has been responsible for the company's tremendous growth in the cable on-demand and digital VOD and EST platforms. In addition to launching Lionsgate's VOD business with Comcast, Time Warner and other MSO's, Jon established Lionsgate as a leader in monetizing digital rights with deals with Apple iTunes, Microsoft Zune, Sony, and Amazon. In 2008 he further expanded Lionsgate's digital distribution with deals with Hulu and YouTube on an ad-supported basis. Jon was also a member of the negotiation team for the creation of two highly innovative TV/Digital networks; EPIX and FearNet. Under Jon's management, Lionsgate has released over 1,000 films and over 17 series for digital distribution and has expanded the company's digital footprint into the UK, Australia and New Zealand. He was most recently responsible for negotiating the groundbreaking Mad Men license to Netflix. Jon joined Lionsgate following the merger with Artisan Entertainment where he served as Senior Vice President of TV Sales.

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