Atit Shah

New York, New York, United States

Atit Shah is an award-winning independent film producer based in NYC and the CEO of Create Entertainment. Over the last decade, he has successfully produced over a dozen feature films, a TV show on Netflix, and a Hulu documentary, along with scores of short-form content.

For Shah's recent film, Universal Pictures rom-com Remember Me, he led a co-production between the US, Spain, and France. The film stars two-time Oscar nominee Bruce Dern, Golden Globe / Emmy Winner Brian Cox, and Sienna Guillory. In 2016 Netflix released Brown Nation globally, a TV show he both independently produced and line produced.

His other movies as lead producer include the 2016, 20th Century Fox and Netflix film Money, starring Jesse Williams, Kellan Lutz, Jamie Bamber, and Jess Weixler. The film won 23 awards worldwide including nine for Best Picture. In 2014, he produced and line-produced The Crash starring Oscar nominee Minnie Driver, Ed Westwick, Frank Grillo, Dianna Agron, AnnaSophia Robb, Maggie Q, and John Leguizamo. The film was sold by CAA and released theatrically in 2017.

His debut feature An Act of War won four awards during its festival run and was released on Netflix in 2015. His other recently released titles include Monsoon (Amazon) and the WW2 documentary Forgive Don’t Forget (Hulu). He most recently wrapped a thriller in the UK in April 2022.

Shah holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Business from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Prior to producing, he held various product managerial roles at global finance and technology firms, including Thomson Reuters.

Shah also enjoys teaching. He created and taught the Film Finance and Packaging class at the Independent Filmmakers Project (IFP) in NYC and lectures for Sundance Collab. His company is currently developing eight feature films and four television series.