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Stephen Nemeth

Founder and Head, Rhino Films


Stephen Nemeth formed and heads up Rhino Films, the independent film company that originated as a division of iconoclastic record label Rhino Records. He has produced ten films and executive produced fourteen others. He is also working with Amnesty International through Artists for Amnesty on developing and producing human rights related projects.


His Producer credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Dogtown and Z Boys, What We Do Is Secret, and the upcoming You and I, and Radio Free Albemuth. Nemeth executive produced the documentary War/Dance which was nominated for a 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary; Fuel which won the Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival; Flow which was screened at both the Democratic and Republican Conventions, Pick Up The Mic, which premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, Climate Refugees which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and Mr. Bitchin' about artist Robert Williams which had its world premiere at LACMA in 2010. Nemeth is in production on numerous other documentaries including Beisbol, White Man's Burden and films about George Plimpton, Budd Schulberg, and the game Monopoly.


He serves on the boards of the Woodstock Film Festival, the Wildlife Ecostation, Wheels For Humanity, Children Uniting Nations, Shine On Sierra Leone, OneVoice, the Hollywood Film Festival, the Veggie Van Organization, the One Second Film Foundation, the advisory board of the Full Frame Documentary Festival, the Dean's Advisory Board of UC Santa Cruz's Arts Division, and is a consultant for Admetech, a prostate cancer research foundation at the Harvard Medical School.  Mr. Nemeth is a graduate of UCLA.