About Nomadic Pictures
Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev
Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev founded Nomadic Pictures in 1995. As Co-Chairmen of Nomadic, they have produced, financed and/or co-financed over Fifty film and television projects. Their feature film debut, “Hugo Pool” (Sean Penn, Robert Downey Jr.), was the audience favourite at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, Nomadic has produced over $350 million in movies-of-the-week, miniseries, TV series and feature film projects in Canada, U.S. and Europe.
In addition to their twenty-one Emmy nominations and countless awards, Oakes and Frislev won three Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Children’s/Youth/ Family Special for “The Incredible Mrs. Ritche” (Showtime 2004). In 2005 Nomadic Co-Produced AMC’s first Scripted Original mini-series, “Broken Trail” (Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church), which went on to win four Primetime Emmy Awards, including Best Mini-Series for Nomadic.