CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
For more than a decade, Co-founder and Executive Director of Benetone Film, Rachvin Narula has cemented his position as a leading filmmaker in Southeast Asia. Instrumental in Benetone Films becoming the most prolific foreign film production company in Thailand, Rachvin now also assumes the position of partner and Chief Executive Officer of the recently formed Benetone Hillin Entertainment, a worldwide film production and servicing company borne from the strategic merging of Hillin Entertainment USA and Benetone Films. Rachvin, who has line produced over 20 Bollywood Blockbusters to date for the company named the Number One Film Production Service Company in Thailand for five consecutive years, brings to Benetone Hillin Entertainment not only the expertise of film production but also the connection to who’s who of Bolllywood, the world’s most thriving film industry. His Hollywood film credits include Executive Producer of A Stranger in Paradise, an action thriller gearing up for a limited US theatrical release that stars Colin Egglesfield, Stuart Townsend and Academy Award nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno. Rachvin also served as a Producer of Pernicious, a gory fest movie, starring Emmy Nominated Emily O’Brien (Young and the Restless), Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers) and Jackie Moore (100 Ghost Street). A MBA graduate with a distinction in International Business from George Washington University, Rachvin is responsible for multiple successful businesses.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Kulthep Narula is a partner and the Chief Operations Officer of Benetone Hillin Entertainment, a newly formed international film company that is poised to become a one-stop-shop for everything production related in the United States and Asia. An accomplished filmmaker and businessman, Kulthep incorporates an immense knowledge of Asia with an international perspective. The fourth generation of a deep-rooted Thai Indian family, Kulthep has lived and worked in Thailand, India and the United States, graduating from the prestigious New York University, Stern School of Business. Kulthep is also a co-founder and executive at Benetone Films, the largest film production services company in Thailand that is known for handling the greatest number of foreign productions for the past five years in a row. The company has line produced over 600 TV commercials and 75 international feature films. Under the newly formed Benetone Hillin Entertainment banner, Kulthep has facilitated numerous projects including the soon-to-be theatrical release A Stranger in Paradise, Pernicious and Auteur. Kulthep, along with his Benetone Hillin Entertainment partners, is currently developing a diverse slate of feature films for 2014.
PRESIDENT OF PRODUCTION
Striking a unique balance of creativity and business savvy, Daemon Hillin has quickly garnered a reputation as an emerging independent producer with a proven track record of producing noteworthy films throughout the world. Most recently, Daemon partnered with the Narula brothers of Thailand-based Benetone Films to form Benetone Hillin Entertainment. Daemon serves as President of Production and oversees the domestic arm of the newly formed international production and servicing company that is committed to producing beautifully shot, high quality independent films of all genres and budgets. One such film is Daemon’s latest, Pernicious, a Hostel meets The Grudge type of horror fest film featuring Emmy-nominated Emily O’Brien (Young and the Restless), Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers) and Jackie Moore (100 Ghost Street). A passion for producing first brought Daemon to Thailand in 2011 where he produced A Stranger in Paradise starring Colin Egglesfield, Stuart Townsend and Oscar nominated Catalina Sandino Moreno. The action-thriller is set for theatrical distribution in first quarter of 2014 through Freestyle Releasing. Other titles Daemon has produced include Killing Winston Jones, featuring Oscar Winner Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Glover, Danny Masterson, Jon Heder, Aly Michalka and Tyler Labine as well as the Cameron Romero directed Auteur, starring Tom Sizemore. Daemon specializes in film financing, GAP financing and film production, but his love for the art of deal making is the reason why he is one of the top producers to watch in the next coming years.