RALPH KAMP - President of International Sales & Distribution
RALPH KAMP entered the industry in 1981 working on the feature film MONTY PYTHON’S MEANING OF LIFE, before joining the MONTY PYTHON Organisation on a permanent basis, looking after all the interests of the 6 Pythons. He helped raise finance and worked on many of the Pythons’ later films including A FISH CALLED WANDA and THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN.
In 1988, he joined Guy East’s new company MAJESTIC FILMS as a sales executive. In a little over a year Ralph was promoted to Head of TV Sales and a year later to Director of Sales with a string of critical and financial hit movies such as DRIVING MISS DAISY, Kenneth Branagh’s HENRY V and the multi-Oscar winning blockbuster DANCES WITH WOLVES.
In September 1995, Ralph joined Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey as CEO and a shareholder in the newly formed ICON ENTERTAINMENT INTERNATIONAL. Ralph was responsible for all aspects of film financing, production, sales & distribution as well as the overall direction and growth of the international division. Films included WHAT WOMEN WANT, SPICEWORLD and AN IDEAL HUSBAND.
In 2002 Ralph formed ODYSSEY ENTERTAINMENT with a group of US investors, arranging finance and distributing 34 feature films in 6 years including THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE LIBERTINE starring Johnny Depp, Oscar nominated films AUGUST RUSH and AN EDUCATION, LASSIE, and several very successful animated features VALIANT, HAPPILY NEVER AFTER and SPACE CHIMPS.
In September 2009, Ralph launched his own international production, finance and sales company TIMELESS FILMS and continues his long standing relationships with producers, distributors and financiers across the world. It’s a family business with an emphasis on family entertainment Timeless’ slate includes WICKIE THE MIGHTY VIKING, WICKIE AND THE TREASURE OF THE GODS (3D), ANIMALS UNITED (3D), JUSTIN & THE KNIGHTS OF VALOUR (3D) and POSTMAN PAT: THE MOVIE (3D).