828 Media Capital was founded by Todd Lundbohm as a boutique film finance and lending company in 2019. In the past three years, 828 Media Capital has played a pivotal role in financing 15 films with a total budget spend of over 50 million dollars.
Meet the 828 Productions Team
Lundbohm has financed 15 films through his finance company, 828 Media Capital, since 2019, with a total production spend of over $50 million, and his films have been featured in four of the major genre film festivals in the past two years. His Producorial debut, The Fallout, starring Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler, Shailene Woodley, and Julie Bowen, won the Grand Jury Award at SXSW in 2021. He’s also a Producer on the upcoming studio action film, Assassin Club, starring Henry Golding, Noomi Rapace, and Sam Neill.
Lundbohm and 828 Productions relocated to New Mexico after shooting there in 2021. He acquired a 7,500 square foot office building and 35 acres in downtown Las Cruces, with plans to develop six stages, studio facilities, and a backlot. He hopes to nurture and develop New Mexico’s homegrown talent while bringing high-paying jobs to the high desert he’s now proud to call home.
During her tenure in the film industry, Denton has sold over 250 feature films, and worked with such legendary filmmakers as Martin Scorsese, Lasse Halstrom, Sam Rami, Mark Pellington, Jon Amiel, Garry Marshall, Peter Howitt, James Mangold, Stephen Merchant, and James Wan to produce and sell some of the most high-profile films coming out of the independent film sector. Noteworthy releases include THE AVIATOR, UNFINISHED LIFE, THE GIFT, ARLINGTON ROAD, LAWS OF ATTRACTION, UNDERWORLD, 310 TO YUMA, WAR, HOTEL RWANDA, DAYBREAKERS, RUNAWAY BRIDE, FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY, and the record-breaking SAW franchise. Denton’s voluminous experience also includes spearheading the launch of Arc Animation Studios Toronto as it transitioned from under the STARZ Entertainment umbrella, and heading up acquisitions and co-production for the WWE Studios in Los Angeles, driving the company’s marketing and production initiative to release brand adjacent content across its platforms.
A few of Denton’s premier accomplishments in her early career include the development and production of Len Wiseman’s hugely successful UNDERWORLD franchise for Lakeshore Entertainment, sourcing and selling high profile projects including WAR starring Jason Statham and Jet Li and DAYBREAKERS starring Ethan Hawke for Lionsgate Entertainment, and the closing of multi picture Domestic Distribution deals with Sony/Screen Gems, Universal Pictures, and Paramount Studios.
In 2019, Denton launched her own Production company, New Cadence Entertainment, utilizing her experience across all aspects of production and distribution to source and develop original Film and Television. Denton began consulting with 828 Media, in 2020, to assist across the company’s expansion of its film lending portfolio
This led to being hired to produce budgets & schedules for numerous UK production companies and after seeing the opportunities film financing offered, Mark co-founded ‘Studio Finance,’ a UK Film tax shelter utilizing the UK Government’s Section 48 Tax breaks for film production before going on to consult for another film financing group, ‘UKFS’ backed by Guernsey based Channel House Trustees.
In their three yers of operating, UKFS were responsible for more than $300 million of tax shelter film financing for the UK film industry. It was here acting as a Senior Finance Executive that he oversaw such films as ‘Wake of Death,’ ‘Modigliani,’ ‘School for Seduction,’ ‘Out of Season' and ‘Battle of the Brave’ amongst others.
In 2004 Mark moved to Los Angeles where he began consulting for various production companies, investors and other clients including Exemplar Capital an East Coast Investment Bank and Law Firm and was instrumental in forming various film finance structures including a $150m film fund. Some of the projects he has been instrumental in developing or setting up with various companies are Animated Horror ‘Down Satan’ in partnership with re-known Horror Author ‘Clive Barker’; Supernatural Thriller ‘Indelible’ being Directed by National Film Award Winner ‘Howard J Ford’ (The Dead 1&2, Never Let Go); ‘Kill the Messenger’ from the creator of (RoboCop), ‘Michael Miner,’ and the Epic Western ‘The Girl With No Name’ in conjunction with Co-Op Entertainment and LegionM being directed by ‘Tanya Wexler’ (Buffaloed, Jolt).
In 2018 Mark produced the movie ‘Dead Water’ starring ‘Casper Van Dien’ and ‘Judd Nelson,’
released by Saban in July 2019.
He is currently the EVP of Production for 828 Productions where he has executive produced and
produced such films as THE FALLOUT starring Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler, Shailene Woodley and Julie Bowen, THE LAST SON starring Sam Worthington, Colson Baker, Thomas Jane and Heather Graham, THE PRICE WE PAY, directed by horror legend Ryûhei Kitamura, starring Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff, and the recently wrapped RAVENS HOLLOW starring William Moseley, Melanie Zanetti, Kate Dickie and David Hayman.
Mark lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and dog ‘Piper’.