Develops, packages and produces independent feature films and television projects.
Brightlight Pictures develops, packages, and produces independent feature films and television projects. Brightlight's president, Shawn Williamson, has produced more than 90 productions in the last 15 years and over 35 productions since launching Brightlight in 2001, including WHITE NOISE (Michael Keaton) which has grossed over $100 million since its world-wide theatrical release in 2005. Currently, we are producing the first season of the television series LOOKINGLASS (Robert Kazinsky, Tim DeKay) for 20th Century Fox. Credits include the feature film THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX (Jamie Dornan, Aaron Paul) with Miramax and a remake of ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING for Disney. Previously, Williamson has worked as an executive producer on the feature film THE INTERVIEW (Seth Rogen, James Franco) for Columbia Pictures, HORNS (Daniel Radcliffe) for Mandalay and Red Granite Pictures, 50/50 (Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, a Sony Pictures Classics release for spring of 2013 directed by Robert Redford and starring Robert Redford and Shia LaBeouf. Brightlight also developed, packaged, and produced MR. HOCKEY: THE GORDIE HOWE STORY in partnership with Inferno Pictures and Baldwin Entertainment for the CBC and Hallmark Channel. Other feature producing credits include THE POSSESSION (Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick) for Mandate Pictures and Lions Gate Films, WHITE NOISE 2: THE LIGHT (Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff) with Gold Circle Films, IN THE NAME OF THE KING (Jason Statham), 88 MINUTES (Al Pacino), WICKER MAN (Nicolas Cage) for Nu Image/Millennium Films and Emmett Furla Films, SLITHER with Gold Circle Films and Universal, and APOLLO 18 for the Weinstein Company. Brightlight also produced POSSESSION (Sarah Michelle Gellar) for the Yari Film Group, PASSENGERS (Anne Hathaway) for Mandate Pictures, and the feature film FAR CRY, based on the video game of the same name.