The World of Event Television series: selling to and producing for Amazon, HBO, and Netflix


Emmy Award winning and multiple Golden Globe nominated producer, Ilene Kahn Power was Executive Producer on the acclaimed GIA for HBO, the tragic true story of the supermodel starring Angelina Jolie, Mercedes Ruehl, and Faye Dunaway. The film, GIA, received three Golden Globe Awards, six Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Motion Picture For Television. Ilene Kahn Power was also nominated by the Producers Guild of America for the Laurel Award as Outstanding Producer for long-form television for her work on the film. Kahn Power was instrumental in establishing HBO Films as the potent force it has become today. In the mid 90’s she left her executive post as a Vice President of HBO Films to form the production company KAHN POWER PICTURES.

Derek Power is an Anglo-American talent manager and film producer specialized in the representation of film artists: many of European origin. Actors, directors, composers and a casting director. As a talent manager Power has helped to expand his clients’ careers in many directions. By casting Sting in his first starring role in the MGM film Brimstone & Treacle the experience led him into a still ongoing relationship with the rock band The Police.


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