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Bruce Nahin      

Chippendales Founder & Movie Producer

In 1976, while still a law student, he became one of the co-founders of Chippendale's Male Exotic Dancers for which he remained the CEO until 1994. He also worked backstage for a major concert promoter in Los Angeles during the early 1980's.He created the name Chippendales, which he named after the furniture style in the club In 1987 the first mayor of the City of Santa Clarita, Buck Mckeon (former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee-retired) appointed him as one of the two founding film committee members for the newly formed city where Nahin established himself in the fields of film permits, set logistics, and site management. He was instrumental in the establishment of the City of Santa Clarita as the major area for filming in Southern California. He practiced law for almost thirty years with an emphasis in Entertainment law especially in music and live entertainment and in the 2000's transitioned to become an associate producer for business affairs and a development producer in films and television. he also acts in film and TV from time to time. He is no longer a member of the California State Bar nor a practicing lawyer. Thereafter, he joined Continuum Pictures as its Executive Vice President and head of Business Affairs .

After leaving Continuum, Joined Anorra Media a subsidiary of K/O paper products at Universal Studios also as head of Business Affairs. Nahin became a co founder of Janick Entertainment, a film production company, specializing in quality female empowered independent films. Nahin also is a partner in Entertainment Support Services, a firm providing Consulting in Production Development and Business Affairs to Film, TV and Music. He loves mentoring young people in Film, TV,music, live entertainment and modeling and is involved with Expression 58 and One Church LA..both churches established to serve young Hollywood, as well as lecturing and mentoring at UCLA, his alma mater, Biola University in Orange County, and various film schools in the Southern California area. He is a member of the Producers Guild of American and SAG/AFTRA.


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