John Paul Rice began his film career in Georgia working on Jerry Bruckheimer’s Remember The Titans starring Denzel Washington and We Were Soldiers, starring Mel Gibson.
In 2001, John landed a position at the Los Angeles film finance, sales and production company Senator International, a US division of Senator Films in Germany (which later became Mandate Pictures) led by industry veteran Joseph Drake, executive producer of The Hunger Games, Juno, The Grudge, Harold and Kumar among others. Under Joe’s leadership, John developed an interest in producing independent feature films.
In 2008, Mr. Rice formed No Restrictions Entertainment with filmmaker Edgar Michael Bravo and produced these critically acclaimed films, One Hour Fantasy Girl, The Magic Stone, Memories of a Lost Love, Mark’s Secret to Eternal Life, A Nice Quiet Life, and A Child’s Voice, a supernatural thriller about a runaway teen who answers a child calling out for help and is sent on a journey to find a human trafficking network run by the child’s killer. All six films tell bold, authentic, real-life stories of survival in the face of uncertainty with a hope and love for a better world. The team is now in preparation for their 7th feature with Ga