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Beyond The Wilderness Studios

We will be an incubator for emerging, award-winning independent filmmakers by producing their freshman and sophomore feature films.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Duluth, GA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 4

Company Summary

We will use our differentiated method to discover, develop, and produce emerging filmmakers leveraging their unique creative vision and the associated industry buzz from their film festival successes. This leverage mitigates risk with a filmmakers' built-in audience. Additionally, we will produce films targeted at the Baby Boomer generation an often overlooked segment with disposable income. We will maximize Georgia's 30% tax incentive structure.


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    Phillip E. Cook
    CEO - Executive Producer

    Phillip, as Founder, brings an innovative approach to the discovery and development of emerging filmmakers garnered from his experience as both a successful technology product manager and a successful screenwriter and film producer. Phillip strong ties within Georgia's growing film industry and solid national industry contacts provides a great network for discovering emerging filmmakers.


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    Mary Galardi
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    Vern Ritter