QC PARTNERS

SEAN MCKITTRICK

Sean McKittrick is a veteran producer and a Founding Partner at QC Entertainment. For nearly two decades, McKittrick has championed bold storytellers and storytelling, and been integrally involved in every facet of film production as well as production and distribution financing.

McKittrick brought Jordan Peele’s original screenplay Get Out to QC Entertainment, and went on to develop and produce the film alongside Peele, QC’s Edward H. Hamm Jr., and Jason Blum.  Since its World Premiere “Secret Screening” at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, the acclaimed film became a global box office smash and culminated with four Academy Award® nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Actor - Daniel Kaluuya. Following the success of Get Out, McKittrick most recently produced Jordan Peele’s Us, which premiered at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival, and opened in theaters as the #1 movie in America, breaking the record for the highest grossing opening weekend for an original horror movie in history. 

 

Prior to QC, McKittrick and fellow QC partner Edward H. Hamm Jr. formed Darko Entertainment to produce and finance filmmakers with unique voices and help their films reach a wider audience.  The diverse range of Darko films that McKittrick developed and produced include:  Bad Words, the directorial debut of Jason Bateman; The Box, starring Cameron Diaz, Frank Langella and James Marsden; Hell Baby, the co-directorial debut of actors/screenwriters Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, which had its World Premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival; writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait’s critically acclaimed film God Bless America starring Joel Murray; Jimi: All Is by My Side, written and directed by Academy Award® winner John Ridley; and World’s Greatest Dad, starring Academy Award® winner Robin Williams, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. 

 

McKittrick graduated from UCLA going on to develop and produce his first feature, Donnie Darko at 24-years-old.  The film was first championed by the Sundance Film Festival in 2001, and has gone on to become one of the most successful cult films ever.

RAY MANSFIELD

Raymond Mansfield is a veteran producer and a Founding Partner at QC Entertainment. Mansfield has been integrally involved in film production, as well as production and distribution financing for nearly two decades. Mansfield brought Ron Stallworth’s autobiography Black Klansman to QC Entertainment, and went on the develop and produce the film alongside QC’s Sean McKittrick and Monkeypaw’s Jordan Peele. Since its World Premiere screening at the Cannes Film Festival, BlacKkKlansman became a global box office hit and culminated with an Academy Award® win for Best Adapted Screenplay, and five additional nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Original Score and Best Supporting Actor - Adam Driver. 

 

Prior to QC, Mansfield co-founded Movie Package Company (MPC), a packaging/finance/production company with a focus on the business aspects of filmmaking; structuring risk mitigated investment opportunities for financiers interested in the field of entertainment. 

 

Mansfield’s highlights prior to QC include: The Messenger, directed by Academy Award® nominee Oren Moverman and starring Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Steve Buscemi and Samantha Morton, which received multiple Oscar nominations (incl. Best Screenplay & Best Lead Actor); crime-thriller Dog Eat Dog, written and directed by two-time Golden Globe and Palme d’Or nominee Paul Schrader, and starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage and Academy Award® nominee Willem Dafoe; Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter, starring Academy Award® nominee Rinko Kikuchi which was co-produced by Academy Award® winner Alexander Payne and went on to garner multiple Independent Spirit Award nominations; and And So It Goes directed by Academy Award® nominee Rob Reiner and starring Academy Award® winners Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton.  

 

Early in his career, Mansfield spent several years working with Bernie Mac while with management/production company, 3 Arts Entertainment, where he played a fundamental role in 20th Century Fox’s television series The Bernie Mac Show. Mansfield graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Radio-Television-Film. 

EDWARD H HAMM JR

Edward H. Hamm Jr. is a veteran producer and a founding partner at QC Entertainment. Hamm served as producer on the Academy Award® nominated box office smash Get Out along with QC’s Sean McKittrick. Prior to QC, Hamm and fellow QC partner Sean McKittrick formed Darko Entertainment to produce and finance filmmakers with unique voices and help their films reach a wider audience.  The diverse range of Darko films that McKittrick and Hamm developed and produced include: Bad Words, the directorial debut of Jason Bateman; The Box, starring Cameron Diaz, Frank Langella and James Marsden; Hell Baby, the co-directorial debut of actors/screenwriters Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, which had its World Premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival; writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait’s critically acclaimed film God Bless America, starring Joel Murray; and World’s Greatest Dad, starring Robin Williams, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. 

 

In addition to the busy QC slate, Hamm currently is a board member at several corporations including Northern Homelands, Acoma Oil, Northern Star Foundation, The Hersey Foundation, The Hamm Clinic and PCM Investments.  Hamm is a graduate of Brown University.