Mimi Steinbauer launched Radiant Films International to bring quality commercial films to the worldwide marketplace. With more than 20 years experience in the film industry, Steinbauer brings knowledge and passion to the films that Radiant finances and/or sells.
Radiant Films International’s current slate includes The Ride starring Chris ‘ Ludacris’ Bridges (Fast and Furious,Crash) and Shane Graham (AMC’s “The Son”, IFC’s Boyhood), the sports drama film Bennett’s War starring CMA Award®-winning music superstar and actor Trace Adkins (The Lincoln Lawyer, Deepwater Horizon), theforthcoming thriller Stripped, starring Charlie Cox and Brittany Snow and produced by DiBonaventura Pictures,and Endless (aka Undying) starring Famke Janssen (X-Men franchise, ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder”) and Alexandra Shipp (upcoming Dark Phoenix, Love, Simon, Straight Outta Compton).
Prior to launching Radiant, Steinbauer ran Hyde Park International where she was instrumental in acquiring, financing and selling such films as the Academy Award nominated BLUE VALENTINE (starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams), Robert Rodriguez’s MACHETE (starring Robert De Niro and Jessica Alba), and GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE (starring Nicolas Cage).
Steinbauer was previously Vice President of Distribution at New Line Cinema, Sales and Distribution Consultant for Voltage Pictures, President of International Sales and Distribution at Franchise Pictures, and Head of International Television at Trimark Pictures. Over the course of her career, Steinbauer has been key in securing financing and/or selling more than 500 films including THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, THE HURT LOCKER, THE MATRIX, RUSH HOUR 2, THE NOTEBOOK and THREE KINGS.
Steinbauer, who began her career as an Assistant Director in Austria, has a Masters degree in Film Producing from the Peter Stark Program at USC, as well as a Masters in Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Peacekeeping from Pepperdine School of Law. She has served as a teaching assistant at the Harvard Program on Negotiation and is a certified yoga instructor. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Film and Television Alliance.