Shawn Barrett is part of the Hollywood Creative Academy strategic management team developing investment and business development opportunities for the company in the MENA and European territories. He started his career in entertainment 38 years ago working at Disney Imagineering.
He is CEO of Kingdom Partners Entertainment, an entertainment production, and investment firm based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Hollywood. Prior he was V.P. of Marcoms and CTO at Landmark Entertainment Group in Los Angeles. He has held positions from business development to creative technical director on hundreds of productions spearheading multidisciplinary entertainment services and patented technologies to fortune 500 companies, government tourism boards, location based entertainment and theme parks, including Warner Bros, Paramount, and Universal Studios, as well as multi-billion-dollar entertainment developments from Las Vegas to Europe and across the Middle East.
The Kingdom Partnership promotes production opportunities for leading minds and entertainment developments and is currently developing several high-profile projects with international IP using VR/AR and XR trans media storytelling technologies.