Patrick EwaldCEO, Epic Pictures
Since its inception in 2007, Patrick Ewald has been the CEO of Epic Pictures Group, Inc. a leading independent studio with a focus on original and visionary genre content. His career in the film business spans over 20 years as a senior level executive as well as involved in the development, financing, and producing of numerous independent films. A few of these are: “TURBO KID,” “THE LODGERS,” “WHO GETS THE DOG?” “EXTRA ORDINARY,” “SEA FEVER,” and “THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT.” Patrick also heads DreadCentral.Com, the world’s most popular horror website which releases over 20 films a year under its Dread distribution label. In 2019, the company launched DreadXP.com, which focuses on horror-themed video games, podcasts, streaming entertainment, and publishes video game under its DreadX label. Previously, he was the founder of Rogue Entertainment, a development and production company that was acquired by Universal. A transplanted New Yorker, with an appreciation for all good things both west and east coast, Patrick is a current IFTA Board Member a three-time Saturn Award winner, and a member of the Producers Guild of America. Most important is his family – his wife, Sarah, three daughters, Olivia (9), Alexandra (6), and Ella (4), and their lovable rescue pit bull, Austin.