Derek Purvis

Derek Purvis

Director, Financier and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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December 2015
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About Derek

Derek Estlin Purvis started his career at Paramount Pictures in the Early 90’s and spent 8 years working inside the studio system. In 2001, He relocated to Boston, MA and worked as an Executive Producer. In 2005 he joined Markedia Worldwide, a Film Finance and Branded Content studio. While at Markedia, Derek worked with Michael Bassick to finance all or part of eight films, Including The Ten Starring Paul Rudd and Jessica Alba. Derek left Markedia in 2010 to partner with Christy Cashman at Saint Aire. Sait Aire placed the equity finance in The Kids Are All Right, which would win the Golden Globe for best picture. Also while at Saint Aire, Derek produced and Directed The Love Guide starring Parker Posey. With the advent of the new digital content model, Derek has spent the past three years in the Technology space, creating the ground breaking mobile app Movie Pitch Pro.



  • Airtight

    Airtight (2014)
    Film by Derek Estlin Purvis (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Producer, Director, Writer Two elitists plan to murder their friend Ronald by imprisoning him with 60 minutes of air in a box that is the centerpiece of a party in his honor. In a night of moves and counter moves, Ronald's girlfriend works to discover the truth. Written by Indus

  • The Love Guide

    The Love Guide (2011)
    Film by Derek Estlin Purvis (Comedy) Producer, Director A chicken farmer from middle America wins a vacation for having the "Best Chicken". When Millie arrives at the new-age retreat, she meets lifestyle guru Angelica Lovecraft and her reality TV show producers. Before she knows it, she has accepted their lucrative offer and they arrive at her farm for a week of reality TV programming. While Millie is awfully excited about the show, her husband is much less enthusiastic, the producers are getting antsy and Angelica is getting dramatic. They're going to turn Millie's life, and her chicken farm, upside down. Written by napierslogs

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