Project 8 Films is a production, sales and finance company based in Hollywood, California. We specialize in start to finish production, co-productions, finishing funds, contract negotiations through worldwide delivery.




Jason Loughridge

Chief Executive Officer

The Jason Loughridge-led Company co-finances and produces several films per year with distribution deals in addition to developing their own projects.

The company plans to raise private equity and bank finance against a slate of films with distribution in place this year and also continue to grow the theatrical releasing arm of Project 8 Films which was headed up by the late Vice President AMC theatre chain of 20 years Greg Rutkowski. Project 8 Films is very open to co-productions and can provide full post-production services down to full deliverables including DCP.

Prior to establishing Project 8 Films, Jason served as Vice-President of Hip Films, which produced films, TV shows, and music videos and housed two soundstages, postproduction facility and two 5-ton grip and electric trucks. He was also actively involved in raising financing.

Jason is a film producer who has built a solid reputation for consistently completing movies on time and on budget. Over the course of his career he has developed trusted relationships with agents, lenders, distributors and buyers. His professionalism and expert knowledge of preproduction, production, postproduction and distribution makes him an indispensable asset to any film production.

Raymond J. Markovich

Legal Counsel

Graduated from the University of Notre Dame (BBA in Accounting) where he played varsity ice hockey, Albany Law School (JD cum laude and editor of Albany Law Review) and The London School of Economics (LLM in International Business Law). Ray is a New York attorney who resided in Russia from 1993-2010. He developed the English language Americom House of Cinema in Moscow, which dominated the Russian exhibition market from 1993 to 1996 and was Americom’s attorney in its long-running dispute with the City of Moscow and Radisson. Ray then developed and was General Director from 1996-2000 of Kodak Kinomir (cinema/entertainment complex) in Moscow that for two years was #1 in the world in sales per seat and sales per screen.

Ray founded 4PIX and he has produced or executive produced 13 films. Ray is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of New York, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the State of New York.