Tom Malloy is a movie producer who does the filmmaking stuff he teaches

Tom understands what it takes to close an investor and to even find them! He is an excellent teacher, and I recommend him.

– Carole Joyce, Film Producer

Meet Tom Malloy

Tom Malloy is a film producer, actor, and writer. Over the course of his career, he has raised over twenty-five million dollars to produce and distribute multiple feature films.

As a member of the Writers Guild of America, Malloy has written over thirty screenplays. Many of these scripts have been optioned, sold, or made into movies.

As an actor, Malloy has starred in movies with Elisabeth Moss, Eliza Dushku, Tim Hutton, Cary Elwes, Betty White, Billy Zane, Amy Smart, and Briana Evigan.

In 2009 Tom Malloy authored BANKROLL, which became essential reading for thousands of film producers and students worldwide.

Malloy loves sharing his knowledge and experience with other film producers. Check out some of Tom Malloy’s online filmmaking courses below:

The Filmmaker Action Pack – Producing 101

Movie Plan Pro – Film Business Plan Template

Get Film Distribution – How To Sell Your Movie

Filmmaking Stuff HQ – Monthly Membership

Tom Malloy has been involved in all aspects of the film business. He trail-blazed the role of a multi-hyphenate, having approached projects early on as an actor, writer, producer, and director.

Malloy has raised millions for independent films, produced 20 films, written and sold 25+ screenplays, and has starred in many films.

The roster of films produced by Malloy over the years includes:

  • REAR VIEW MIRRORS, starring Erika Christensen, Penelope Ann Miller, David James Elliot, and Zach Gilford
  • ASK ME TO DANCE, directed by Tom Malloy, starring Briana Evigan and Mario Cantone
  • LANSKY, starring Harvey Keitel, Sam Worthington, and Minka Kelly
  • LN’E N’ DANCING, directed by Iob IscoShe’she’s All That), starring Amy Smart, Malloy, Billy Zane, Rachel Dratch, and Betty White
  • THE ALPHABET KILLER, directed by Rob Schmidt (Wrong Turn) and stars Eliza Dushku, Cary Elwes, Malloy, Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside, and Oscar Winner Melissa Leo; and a horror film
  • THE ATTIC, directed by Mary Lambert (Pet Sematary), starring Elisabeth Moss

Many film projects are developed through the production company he founded in 2005, Trick Candle Productions. Trick Candle Productions is known for its quality independent films spanning various genres. Trick Candle has most recently produced

  • TRAUMA THERAPY: PSYCHOSIS (due out in 2023)
  • TRAUMA THERAPY, a thriller starring Brian Krause and Chase Coleman
  • #SCREAMERS, a found footage horror which was twice called the BEST Found Footage Movie
  • HERO OF THE UNDERWORLD, starring Malloy, Nicole Fox, and Quinton
  • FAIR HAVEN, starring Tom Wopat and Michael Grant
  • ASHLEY, starring Nicole Fox, Michael Madsen, and Jennifer Taylor

In 2016, Malloy co-founded the sales and distribution company Glass House Distribution. Glass House maintains a presence at AFM, EFM, and Malloy’s

Malloy’s unique ability to write projects and raise funding has allowed him to create his career. Malloy shared his expertise in his best-selling book about independent film financing, BANKROLL.

In 2019, Malloy co-founded FilmMakingStuffHQ, now the premiere online training platform for filmmakers.

Tom Malloy will share modern film distribution tactics at your next film workshop, film festival, or panel discussion.

Contact Tom Malloy for your next event: 310-746-3868

Topic: How To Distribute Your Film For Maximum Profit

Finding a traditional distribution deal is increasingly challenging. Tom Malloy will demystify the new world of online movie distribution platforms like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, iTunes, and more. Learn step-by-step instructions that will help you maximize movie profits.