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MAKING POWERFUL IDEAS HAPPEN

Founded with a focus on powerful ideas, Wildhorse Studios is an international film and television production company. Our specialty is development and we love working with dedicated and talented people. We produce in both English and Spanish languages.

We make stories that move.

JOHN BENITZ
Founder, Producer
WALTER RIPPEL
Producer
CRISTIAN CARDONER
Producer
JOAQUINA LLAMBIAS
Development Producer
John is an international entrepreneur, producer and writer. John is a founder/co-founder, served as CEO and director of various businesses including: Odyssey Capital (private equity), Cordoba Capital, Hong Kong; Co-Founded with Courtney Solomon, Sweetpea Entertainment, Los Angeles. He also led the investment of various media companies including Myrice.com, China. John holds a MBA from Ivey School of Business (Ivey Scholar) and BA Economics, Western University, Canada; NYU Film School - Short Program, Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York.
Walter is a producer, screenwriter, notable casting director and acting teacher. Walter has worked on more than 40 films, including ‘The Secret in their Eyes’ (J.J. Campanella), ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ (Walter Salles) and ‘Tetro’ (Francis Coppola). Walter holds a B.F.A. – School of Visual Arts, New York; Fellow, Scholarship, Actors Studio – New York.
Cristian is an international social entrepreneur and film producer. He has co-produced films including ‘Wakolda’, ‘The Reconstruction’, Papers in the Wind’ (Papeles en el viento), ‘Once a Thief’ (‘Y Vino para Robar’). Cristian serves in various roles including as Partner at Acumen Fund, New York; Board director of Andesat SA (Chile) and Mega International (France). Cristian holds a Bachelors Business Admin, Catholic University of Argentina and Master in Social Anthropology, FLACSO (Faculty Latin America of Social Sciences).
Joaquina is involved in all aspects of development for film and televisión. A highly skilled writer and designer, she has created art campaigns for multiple projects. Joaquina has worked in various áreas of production, working on films such as; ‘Tetro’ (Francis Ford Coppola), ‘Imagining Argentina’(Christopher Hampton), ‘The Past’ (Hector Babenco), and ‘Los Marciano’ (Ana Katz).
JOHN BENITZ
Founder, Producer
John is an international entrepreneur, producer and writer. John is a founder/co-founder, served as CEO and director of various businesses including: Odyssey Capital (private equity), Cordoba Capital, Hong Kong; Co-Founded with Courtney Solomon, Sweetpea Entertainment, Los Angeles. He also led the investment of various media companies including Myrice.com, China. John holds a MBA from Ivey School of Business (Ivey Scholar) and BA Economics, Western University, Canada; NYU Film School - Short Program, Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York.
WALTER RIPPEL
Producer
Walter is a producer, screenwriter, notable casting director and acting teacher. Walter has worked on more than 40 films, including ‘The Secret in their Eyes’ (J.J. Campanella), ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ (Walter Salles) and ‘Tetro’ (Francis Coppola). Walter holds a B.F.A. – School of Visual Arts, New York; Fellow, Scholarship, Actors Studio – New York.
CRISTIAN CARDONER
Producer
Cristian is an international social entrepreneur and film producer. He has co-produced films including ‘Wakolda’, ‘The Reconstruction’, Papers in the Wind’ (Papeles en el viento), ‘Once a Thief’ (‘Y Vino para Robar’). Cristian serves in various roles including as Partner at Acumen Fund, New York; Board director of Andesat SA (Chile) and Mega International (France). Cristian holds a Bachelors Business Admin, Catholic University of Argentina and Master in Social Anthropology, FLACSO (Faculty Latin America of Social Sciences).
JOAQUINA LLAMBIAS
Development Producer
Joaquina is involved in all aspects of development for film and televisión. A highly skilled writer and designer, she has created art campaigns for multiple projects. Joaquina has worked in various áreas of production, working on films such as; ‘Tetro’ (Francis Ford Coppola), ‘Imagining Argentina’(Christopher Hampton), ‘The Past’ (Hector Babenco), and ‘Los Marciano’ (Ana Katz).

Wildhorse is home to a ‘collective’ of valued relationships with producers, talented filmmakers, screenwriters, actors and publishers to bring great stories to screen. We work with both established voices and emerging talent.

DIEGO CORAN ORIA
Director
SELVA ALMADA
Writer
ISIDORO SORKIN
Entrepreneur
NIKI SOMWEBER
Artist
DYLAN MCNEIL
Director
MIGUEL COHAN
Director
SAMANTA SCHWEBLIN
Writer
DANIELA RAMIREZ
Actress
ANDRES PARRA
Actor
LALI GONZALEZ
Actress
SCOUT COMICS
One of our valued partners is SCOUT COMICS a leader in developing and publishing creator-owned comics.
PROJECTS
STORIES THAT MOVE
Our slate of original English and Spanish projects includes:
SHADOWS ON THE HUDSON
LOS GAUCHOS WILD DAYS
MONKEY PARADISE
IN LAW
CHAGALL
SHADOWS ON THE HUDSON, a new drama Series based on a Novel by Nobel Prize winning author, Isaac Bashevis Singer, in association with Macmillan Entertainment.
LOS GAUCHOS WILD DAYS, an epic film set in 1870s Argentina during the end of an era and the rise of a new world. Called by a destiny they try to avoid, Los Gauchos wage war against the powers that banish them.
MONKEY PARADISE, a quirky comedy by Dylan McNeil. In what appears an architect’s dream job he meets the client from hell.
IN LAW, a thriller by film director-writer Miguel Cohan. A deadly duel within a family where there can be no winners.
CHAGALL, a drama following Marc Chagall and his years in America. A genius struggles to balance his art, his loved ones and the joys and conflicts of family life. Based on the book ‘Seven Years of Plenty’ by Virginia Haggard, Chagall’s second wife.
SHADOWS ON THE HUDSON
SHADOWS ON THE HUDSON, a new drama Series based on a Novel by Nobel Prize winning author, Isaac Bashevis Singer, in association with Macmillan Entertainment.
LOS GAUCHOS WILD DAYS
LOS GAUCHOS WILD DAYS, an epic film set in 1870s Argentina during the end of an era and the rise of a new world. Called by a destiny they try to avoid, Los Gauchos wage war against the powers that banish them.
MONKEY PARADISE
MONKEY PARADISE, a quirky comedy by Dylan McNeil. In what appears an architect’s dream job he meets the client from hell.
IN LAW
IN LAW, a thriller by film director-writer Miguel Cohan. A deadly duel within a family where there can be no winners.
CHAGALL
CHAGALL, a drama following Marc Chagall and his years in America. A genius struggles to balance his art, his loved ones and the joys and conflicts of family life. Based on the book ‘Seven Years of Plenty’ by Virginia Haggard, Chagall’s second wife.
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PRESS
Hollywood Reporter
Isaac Bashevis Singer Novel 'SHADOWS ON THE HUDSON' to Be Adapted for TV.
hollywoodreporter.com
Playback
Wildhorse, Macmillan partner for novel adaptation.
playbackonline.ca
CONNECT
Whilst we welcome to hear from you, WILDHORSE STUDIOS does not accept, review or respond to unsolicited submissions.