TALENT: leadership management, team building, concensus building, entrepreneur, storyteller
Curt Hahn was born and raised in New England. He discovered architecture as a student at Phillips Exeter Academy and enrolled in architecture school at Washington University. Filmmaking was his other passion and he was awarded a full scholarship to film school at the Disney-endowed California Institute of the Arts.
After CalArts, Curt moved to Nashville and founded Film House. Film House is the largest film production company in Tennessee, based in its 40,000 square foot studios. As CEO, Curt leads a team that produces hundreds of films and TV spots annually. He's directed such performers as Candice Bergen, Teri Garr, Garth Brooks, Amy Grant, Isaac Hayes, Reba McEntire and Shania Twain. Curt's a long-time member of the select International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers (IQ) and served as IQ President for two terms. Curt was a member of the 2011 class of Leadership Nashville.
Transcendent, a subsidiary of Film House, produces independent feature films. Current projects are “Jubilee”, based on the remarkable true story of the original Fisk Jubilee Singers who introduced the Negro Spirituals to the world, and “Deadline”, which was released in theaters nationwide. “Deadline” stars Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts as a reporter investigating the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama.
Curt wrote and directed Transcendent's first feature, “No Regrets” starring Janine Turner and Kate Jackson. “No Regrets” has been a worldwide success, with repeated airings on HBO and Lifetime and in dozens of other countries around the world. Next, Transcendent co-produced “Two Weeks” starring two time Academy Award winner Sally Field. Transcendent produces inspiring, uplifting films; meaningful stories that speak to the heart.