RANDALL EMMETT (Producer), one of the entertainment industry's most prolific film producers, has produced over 120 feature films since his start as Mark Wahlberg’s assistant in the 1990s. Combining financial acumen with an incisive creative sensibility, Emmett is partner and co-founder alongside George Furla of Emmett / Furla Oasis Films, a production company dedicated to the development, financing and production of top tier filmed entertainment for the theatrical marketplace with its own equity fund. Emmett recently directed two films. The first one is his debut feature called, MIDNIGHT IN THE SWITCHGRASS, starring Megan Fox, Emile Hirsch, and Machine Gun Kelly which had its World Premiere at Florida’s Gasparilla International Film Festival. The second feature he just wrapped is called WASH ME IN THE RIVER, starring Robert DeNiro, Jack Huston, Willa FItzgerald, John Malkovich, and Quavo from the Migos. He has been very active during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
In the last decade, Emmett’s ability to package films with well-known actors and filmmakers resulted in major box office success – netting more than a billion dollars in the U.S. box office alone. His films have played at world acclaimed film festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Venice, Telluride, and many have been nominated for Independent Spirit Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
In 2017, he premiered the highly anticipated film SILENCE directed by Martin Scorsese, starring Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver. Recently, Emmett wrapped production on IRISHMAN and is in pre-production on BOSS LEVEL, directed by Joe Carnahanstarring Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo. Later in 2018, he will premiere THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN GOTTI starring John Travolta. Additionally, Emmett executive produced the hit Starz TV series Power, which won an NAACP award and is currently filming Season 5. Emmett / Furla Oasis have a slate of films for production in 2018 and 2019.
Other films he produced and were released include the hit film LONE SURVIVOR starring Mark Wahlberg and Taylor Kitsch directed by Peter Berg, BROKEN CITY, starring Oscar winner Russell Crowe, Mark Wahlberg and Oscar winner Catherine Zeta Jones; the critically acclaimed END OF WATCH, written and directed by David Ayer, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña.
Born and raised in Miami, Emmett graduated from the respected performing arts high school, New World School of the Arts. As an undergrad, he attended the prestigious The School of Visual Arts in NYC where he found his calling as a producer. Presently, he speaks at various industry conferences and mentors up and coming filmmakers at UCLA’s School of Continuing Education. He lives in Los Angeles with his family.