Kathryn Arnold Biography – Kathryn Arnold Wiki
Kathryn Arnold is an Entertainment Consultant and Expert Witness. She is also an award-winning film producer and executive with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, specializing in film development, finance, production, distribution and international sales.
Arnold’s career has straddled the Studio system and Independent Film worlds, as well as Corporate Sponsorship Programs. Starting out as an assistant at ICM Talent Partners and then as a script reader for the William Morris Agency, Arnold learned the inner workings of the talent agency system and the processes of managing and packaging talent and scripted material for motion pictures and television. She then became an executive at The Maltese Companies, where she developed and produced television and feature projects financed by Wall Street ad agencies. She oversaw the production of “Pound Puppies: The Legend of Big Paw”, an animated feature produced with Kushner Locke, and was an Associate Producer on “Manhunt Live: The Search For The Green River Serial Murderer”, a reality-based crime show for ABC.
At The Guber-Peters Entertainment Co. Ms. Arnold was involved in the development of feature films and television shows, with the company that produced “Rain Man”, “Batman,” “Tango and Cash” among others. She was the Assoc. Producer on “Pizza Man”, written and directed by Jonathan Lawton of “Pretty Woman” fame, and procured the financing and associate-produced “The Webers’ Fifteen Minutes” with Jennifer Tilly and David Arquette.
Arnold then began her partnership with Louis Venosta. Venosta wrote and co-produced the Mel Gibson romantic comedy, “Bird on a Wire”, as well as the Tri-Star release, “The Last Dragon”. Their company Secondary Modern Motion Pictures was based at Universal studios where they developed projects for Venosta to write and produce. Arnold was directly involved in the writing of both studio and independent feature scripts with Venosta. They launched Venosta’s directing career, with the highly acclaimed featurette “The Coriolis Effect” which won the 1994 Venice Film Festival in its category.
Arnold went on to produce “Nevada”, starring Amy Brenneman, Gabrielle Anwar, Kirstie Alley and Angus Macfadyen, and as head of Production at Cineville Films, Inc, was the Executive Producer on “Façade”, starring Eric Roberts and Angus Macfadyen, and “The Velocity of Gary” with Vincent D’Onofrio, Salma Hayek, Thomas Jane, and Ethan Hawke among many others.
She was instrumental in launching Cineville International’s foreign sales division in Cannes of 1997, and handled financing, foreign and domestic sales, and acquisitions, in addition to packaging, development and production responsibilities for Cineville’s slate of pictures. Her relationships with the banks included Union Bank, Imperial, Lou Horwitz Organization, Banque Paribas, Co-America among others.
Arnold then produced “Cowboys and Angels”, starring Adam Trese, Mia Kirshner and Radha Mitchell, which won the Crystal Heart Award. The highlight of 2000 was writing and directing “Shining Stars”: “The Official Story of Earth”, “Wind & Fire”, a documentary film based on the electric and legendary band, released on DVD and Television Internationally in 2001. Arnold went on to be a consultant and then Head of Production at Monte Cristo Entertainment, an international sales and production company, which has a library of over 50 films. At Monte Cristo, Arnold oversaw script development, talent packaging, coproduction/financing agreements, and US and international distribution deals in conjunction with the Directors of the Company.
Interwoven throughout her film production career, Arnold has a history in corporate relations and licensing. Starting with the Corporate Relations Department with the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, Arnold and her department were responsible for the licensing and usage of the LAOOC logo on product, advertising and promotional materials. Their team worked with major sponsors such as Adidas, Coco Cola, and Southland Corporation among others overseeing image usage, product approval, product placement and promotional campaigns. Their department oversaw the licensing of over 300 products during her two-year tenure.
Arnold worked with Internet Studios, an online film sales company, and raised close to US $500,000 in a 6-week period for the Sundance Online Film Festival. She then went on to work with Infinnity, Inc, producing infomercials, corporate videos and marketing events for National Corporations. And woven in through that period, Arnold produced and production managed commercials for well-known brands such as Certs.
Arnold produced the live streaming show Secrets of the Red Carpet: Style From the Inside Out, on www.empowerme.tv/secrets, which reached the top of the Itunes charts and nominated for 2 Streamy Awards in its first season and maintained its top 5 status in Fashion and Arts during its tenure.
Currently Arnold consults with several investment/production companies on international sales, financing and packaging film and television projects. She has written a series of entertainment industry-related articles and have served as an entertainment media consultant to Bloomberg News, MSNBC, CCTV, NPR, and Associated Press International, NPR, The Market on the topics of entertainment standard and practices and business development.
Arnold is the CEO of Evolution at Sea, a live-entertainment programming company that produces week-long adventures for alpha-influencers and music lovers, opening our minds to the perspectives and insights of some of the world’s top creative and social leaders.
Arnold graduated from UCLA with a BA in Economics, speaks French, and has lived in France, Italy and Mexico.
Kathryn Arnold Johnny Depp v Amber Heard Defamation Trial
On Monday, May 23, 2022, entertainment expert Kathryn Arnold testified that Heard lost out on a potential $40 million to $50 million when another Depp lawyer called Heard’s claims of abuse a “hoax.” Johnny Depp’s lawyer Wayne Dennison, in his questioning, scoffed at the notion that Heard was in the same league as stars like Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa and Zendaya, which Arnold had used to show where Heard’s career Heard’s career would have gone if Depp attorney Adam Waldman had not defamed her.
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Kathryn Arnold Net Worth
Kathryn Arnold’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.