Rapid Heart Pictures LLC is the boutique motion picture production and VOD/DVD distribution company of Cult Filmmaker David DeCoteau who has produced and directed more than 80 feature films over the past 30 years. His movies have been distributed through Fox, Paramount, Image, eOne, Echo Bridge, Lions Gate, First Look, Full Moon and many others.
David DeCoteau’s films are famous for discovering new talent. Here’s a rogue’s gallery of stars who were first discovered on DeCoteau’s celluloid:
POWER RANGERS’ Andrew M. Gray (1313: WICKED STEPBROTHER), REVOLUTION’s Graham Rogers (1313: HAUNTED FRAT), NEVER BACK DOWN’s Sean Faris (THE BROTHERHOOD II), GLEE’s Cory Monteith (KILLER BASH), ONE LIFE TO LIVE’s Jason-Shane Scott (SHREIKER), INSTANT STAR’s Kristopher Turner (THE BROTHERHOOD III), SLAPSHOT 3’s Greyston Holt (THE SISTERHOOD), MAD MEN’s Samuel Page (THE BROTHERHOOD), DALLAS’ Josh Henderson (LEECHES!), GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Nathan Parsons (THE BROTHERHOOD V), HARPER’S ISLAND’s C.J. Thomason (THE BROTHERHOOD II), ONE LIFE TO LIVE’s John Paul Lavoisier (WOLVES OF WALL STREET), STARGATE UNIVERSE’s Bradley Stryker (THE BROTHERHOOD), ALL MY CHILDREN’s Jeff Branson (WOLVES OF WALL STREET), ONE LIFE TO LIVE’s Matthew Twining (THE FRIGHTENING), BRING IT ON’s Huntley Ritter (VOODOO ACADEMY), 24’s Riley Smith (ALIEN ARSENAL), ARMY WIVES’ Drew Fuller (VOODOO ACADEMY), TIGERLAND’s Russell Richardson (ANCIENT EVIL), THE ROOM’s Greg Sestero (RETRO-PUPPETMASTER), KYLE XY’s Chris Olivero (ALIEN ARSENAL), JEEPERS CREEPERS II’s Josh Hammond (ALIEN ARSENAL), MY BOYS’ Kyle Howard (SKELETONS), AS THE WORLD TURNS’ Michael Lowry (PUPPETMASTER III), SWEET HOME ALABAMA’s C.J. Cox (NIGHTMARE SISTERS), POWER RANGERS’ Jason Faunt (TOTEM), TIGERLAND’s Dane Northcutt (WITCHOUSE), ONE LIFE TO LIVE’s Kamar De Los Reyes (GHETTOBLASTER), THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL’s Brandon Beemer (THE BROTHERHOOD), HEARTLAND’s Graham Wardle (KILLER BASH).
David DeCoteau prides himself on his tireless grass roots promotional efforts to make his films a success for distributors, retailers and broadcasters who support him. Over the years he has created massive consumer awareness for his films through press coverage on hundreds of web sites and in traditional print publications world wide. When David DeCoteau delivers a movie to his licensors he feels his work has just begun. He helps make his films an international success by focusing on end-user awareness which in turn creates store traffic and broadcaster ratings. This commitment to supporting the licensors sets the Rapid Heart Pictures brand above the majority of independent production companies.
David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another generous film legend, Charles Band. DeCoteau’s passion lies in the creation of popular genre programming made for world consumption.
To license a title for a foreign territory, contact: PR (at) rapidheart.com