Brian Kavanaughjones Biography

Brian Kavanaugh-Jones

Brian Kavanaugh-Jones is currently the president of Automatik, a Los Angeles based production and financing company. Automatik is a joint venture between IM Global and Alliance Films.

Kavanaugh-Jones executive produced Insidious, 2011's most profitable film, directed by Saw's James Wan and produced alongside Jason Blum, as well as Jeff Nichols' Take Shelter and the Strause Brothers' Skyline. In 2012 he executive produced Safe, starring Jason Statham, directed by Boaz Yakin.

Some of Automatik's upcoming films to be released in 2012 include: The Bay, directed by Barry Levinson; The Lords of Salem, directed by Rob Zombie; Sinister, starring Ethan Hawke, directed by Scott Derrickson and The Babymakers, starring Paul Schneider and Olivia Munn, directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. In 2013 Automatik will be releasing Bullet to the Head, starring Sylvester Stallone, directed by Walter Hill; Welcome to the Punch, starring James McAvoy and Mark Strong, directed by Eran Creevy; Dead Man Down, starring Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace, directed by Niels Arden Oplev; Hummingbird, starring Jason Statham, directed by Steven Knight; and A HAUNTED HOUSE, written by and starring Marlon Wayans, directed by Michael Tiddes. Automatik is also in post-production on Dark Skies, starring Keri Russell, directed by Scott Stewart and pre-production on Angry Little God to be directed by Daniel Stamm.

Before founding Automatik, Brian was an agent at CAA in the Film Finance department. He is a native of California and graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 1999 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Filmography Brian Kavanaugh-Jones

A haunted house by Michael Tiddes - 2013