We believe films that make your heart beat faster or cause your eyes to tear up make the world a better place.
By working together with passionate directors, creative writers and dedicated producers we commit to making films that challenge the status quo and speak to the human condition.
Peachtree Film is an independent production company founded by John Trapman aspiring to make a difference in independent European and International feature films.
NETFLIX Original: Sense 8 - S2 (2016)
The Bad Education Movie (2015)
Torno Indietro e cambio la mia vita (2015)
Amici Come Noi (2014)
Artificial Paradises (2012)
Chelsea on the Rocks (2008)
Festival Express (2003)
President * Producer
Born in Canada, John graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He moved to the Netherlands in 1983. In 1990, he founded Peachtree Film, which co-owned BT Barbizon Film a commercials production company. In 2001 Peachtree Film founded subsidiary Amsterdam Production Services a line production company based in Amsterdam.
In 2004 Trapman produced the music documentary Festival Express together with Gavin Poolman.
“An instant classic” – Variety
“An extraordinary film” – The Guardian
“One of the great performance films of all time” – Hollywood Reporter
From 2007 to 2009, together with LA-based Grand Army Entertainment, Peachtree Film was involved in the financial structuring of $270,000,000 of US feature film productions and TV movies using Section 181.
- Five Dollars a Day (Christopher Walken, Sharon Stone)
- Hachiko (Richard Gere, directed by Lasse Hallstrom
- Lies and Deception (Christian Slater, Cuba Gooding Jr.)
- New York I Love You (Nathalie Portman, Orlando Bloom)
At present Trapman is a non-executive director of Apollo Media who together with Ingenious Media launched the Ingenious Senior Film Fund in 2012. ISFF is a data-driven investment fund using senior debt to finance independent films with a budget over $10M.
- The Dressmaker (Kate Winslet) – director Jocelyn Moorhouse (Proof)
- Hunter’s Prayer (Sam Worthington) – director Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3, U571)
- The Secret Scripture (Rooney Mara) – director Sheridan (My Left Foot, Brothers).