Enderby Entertainment co-founder, president and CEO Rick Dugdale oversees all aspects of finance and production for Enderby. He serves as producer or executive producer on all Enderby Entertainment projects, including Go With Me, Rosemont, Dawn Patrol and About Cherry. Dugdale also serves as CEO of Tony-Seven Films, Enderby Entertainment’s thriller division; he served as executive producer on The Speak, Vile and 5 Souls and as producer on A Haunting at Silver Falls, No Tell Motel and Blood Shed. Dugdale also spearheads Enderby Entertainment’s worldwide relationships with its community of investors.
Dugdale joined Daniel Petrie, Jr. & Company as Vice President, Production in 2003 before becoming a full partner in the company in 2004. He then founded Enderby Entertainment with Petrie in 2006. Prior to teaming up with Petrie, Dugdale gained extensive experience in physical production in his native British Columbia, working at all budget levels in both feature film and television. During this period, Dugdale was responsible for negotiating with local and provincial governments some of the most complex and extensive location filming agreements to date. Dugdale also gained experience in public sector financing and investor relations while working in oil, gas and uranium markets.
Daniel Petrie Jr.
Enderby Entertainment co-founder and partner Daniel Petrie, Jr. oversees creative affairs for the company. A veteran film and television industry writer, producer and director, Petrie served as executive producer on Enderby Entertainment’s film Go With Me, and as director of Enderby’s Rosemont and Dawn Patrol.
Petrie was nominated for an Academy Award for his first produced screenplay, the box-office hit Beverly Hills Cop, starring Eddie Murphy. Next came Petrie’s original screenplay of the romantic thriller The Big Easy, starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin. Petrie then served as producer of the thriller Shoot to Kill, starring Sidney Poitier and Tom Berenger, and as executive producer of the comedy Turner & Hooch, starring Tom Hanks; Petrie co-wrote both films. Petrie also served as executive producer of The 6th Day, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Petrie’s directorial debut was the film Toy Soldiers, starring Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, and Louis Gossett, Jr., which he also co-wrote. Petrie also directed the HBO film Dead Silence, starring James Garner and Marlee Matlin, and adapted and directed the TNT movie Framed, starring Rob Lowe and Sam Neill. Petrie was also executive producer, showrunner and co-creator of the 13 episode TV series Combat Hospital, simulcast on ABC and Canada’s Global TV in the summer of 2011. A two-time past President of the Writers Guild of America, West, Inc., Petrie is also a former board member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Film Institute. Petrie has been an active volunteer for the Austin Film Festival since 1997.