The newly appointed senior vice president of motion pictures most recently served as a partner at Landscape Entertainment, working in both television and film. At Landscape, he worked on the Amazon Studios pilot “Down Dog” and executive produced “Maudie,” a drama starring Ethan Hawke and Sally Hawkins about a disfigured Nova Scotia woman who becomes a beloved folk artist.
In his new role at Imagine, Mitchell will report to the company’s president, Erica Huggins. Founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, Imagine’s recent credits include the racing drama “Rush” and the James Brown biopic “Get on Up.” Upcoming projects include the whaling drama “In the Heart of the Sea” and the Dan Brown adaptation “Inferno.”
“We are thrilled to have Tyler join us at Imagine,” Huggins said in a statement. “He brings an extensive experience in successful filmmaking and producing to our team.”
Films that Mitchell has produced include “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” “Lucky Number Slevin” and “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn.” He has also worked in television as both a producer and writer on NBC’s “Kidnapped” and “My Own Worst Enemy.”