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Tim Clawson

Tim Clawson

Head of World Wide Production and Post Production, Amazon Studios
United States

Tim Clawson is a veteran physical production executive with over 40 years of industry experience. Projects he has managed have won numerous awards and brought enjoyment to audiences in all media. He has overseen the production on most types of film and video entertainment spanning feature films, television series, television movies and specials, commercials, music videos, documentaries, unscripted series, and various home entertainment programs.  

Tim is currently the World Wide Head of Production for Amazon Studios. In this role he is in charge of operations from production, post production, visual effects, localization, mastering and delivery on all of Amazon Studios projects globally. This work encompasses production in the US as well as 20 international territories producing local content.   

Prior to joining Amazon Studios Clawson served as SVP of Production at HBO where he managed production for such projects as Lovecraft Country, Watchmen as well as Warrior (Cinemax) and Gangs of London (AMC). He previously served as EVP of Physical Production/Post Production/VFX and Production Finance for New Regency Productions working on such Oscar winning feature films as The Revenant, Birdman, and 12 Years a Slave.  

Prior he was EVP of Physical Production/Post Production at the Weinstein Company from its inception until 2012. There he built a production department from the ground up  to service the company which operated two separate units as The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films, producing feature films and unscripted television projects most notably, The Reader, Inglorious Basterds, Django Unchained and Silver Linings Playbook.  

Tim joined Miramax Films in 2002 overseeing production and post production on numerous feature films including Oscar winner Chicago, Terry Gilliam’s The Brothers Grimm and comedy box office hits Scary Movie 3 and Bad Santa. 

He previously served as President of Shooting Gallery Productions, a New York independent studio that produced and distributed feature films, represented a roster of commercial directors making national commercials, and provided production services and facilities in multi-cities to the industry at large. 

From 1988 to 1999 Clawson was Head of Production at Propaganda Films, the award-winning production house that was the largest producer of commercials and music videos at the time. The company was recognized by the Cannes Lion Awards as the production company of the decade 1990-1999. In addition, the company produced feature films, television series and specials, and a variety of home entertainment programs. 

Prior to Propaganda he worked at Limelight Film and Video producing music videos, commercials and concert films.  

Tim started his career working on the feature film “They Call Me Bruce” both co-writing and serving as assistant director. 

He is a graduate of UCLA majoring in Motion Picture/Television Production. 

He is a member of the WGA and DGA