Avengers 2: Age of Ultron
Production Company: Marvel Studios/Assembled Productions
Director: John Mahaffie (2nd Unit)
After graduating from Columbia University in New York, Nicholas re-located to Vietnam to pursue a career in journalism, and through a series of luck, networking, and serendipity found himself working as a production manager on features such as ‘City of Ghosts’ and ‘Act of Valor’, and in exotic locations in Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. Through his passion for story telling and entrepreneurship Nicholas founded Indochina Productions, and now serves as a ‘hands-on’ Executive Producer connecting international filmmakers to the Indochina region.
Air is a veteran producer with over 20 years experience in the film industry. She first started as a wardrobe supervisor on ‘The Deer Hunter’, and since then has worked as producer on countless international and local productions including the award winning ‘The Rocket’ (Crystal Bear Winner – Berlin International Film Festival 2013). An industry veteran in her native of Thailand Air brings to the Indochina Team her wealth of experience and an east-meets-west cultural sensitivity that enables a smooth and fun production experience every time.
An experienced banker and production manager Lylie combines responsible fiscal management and production insight to produce projects on time and within budget. His dual capacity as production manager and financial controller has allowed him to work on feature films and TV commercials in the United States and South-East Asia. As Indochina’s Chief Financial Officer, Lylie works closely with our clients and local partners to help secure project finance, and ensure best corporate practice on each production.
Shawn (Hopkins) Simon started working for super agent Robert Newman one week out of UC Berkeley. Next as an associate in acquisitions at Universal Pictures, she screened films for Gramercy Pictures. In 1995, Polygram hired her as manager of acquisitions, working with satellites co’s Working Title, Interscope and Propaganda Films. In 1998 Shawn transitioned to literary representation joining Mike Ovitz and Rick Yorn’s Artist Management Group (AMG). Starting in 2003 at Anonymous Content, her clients included Sundance Festival winner Debra Granik (WINTER’S BONE, for which Shawn served as Executive Producer). In 2010 at the Gotham Group, Shawn signed BAFTA winners Michael Samuels and novelist William Boyd (ANY HUMAN HEART), Emmy winner Brian Percival (DOWNTON ABBEY) and Susan Boyd (upcoming Highsmith adaptation A KIND OF MURDER). After a brief hiatus, Shawn is back, building Indochina’s slate of film and TV projects.