Anne is a former professional tennis player who reached top 20 in the world in singles and top 10 in the world in doubles. She was also one of Nick Bollettieri's first students. In 2016, she was inducted into the USTA Hall of Fame. Anne is currently producing a new interactive reading platform called "Reed" and splits her time between Los Angeles and Longboat Key.
Jill has produced a handful of documentaries, including Keep On Keepin' On, which she executive produced with Quincy Jones. They won numerous awards and made the Oscar short list. Jill is also a screenwriter and was the long time writing partner of JJ Abrams. Presently, she is working on a documentary about David Crosby. She lives in LA with her two kids, three dogs, and one mother.
David Styne is the founder of Wicked Curve, a LA-based management and production company. He began his career at Creative Artists Agency, where he started as an apprentice under Co-Founder and CEO Michael Ovitz before rising to partner. Among others, Styne represented Oliver Stone, Michael Mann, Taylor Hackford and John Logan, and packaged such films as The Aviator, Any Given Sunday, Hancock and World Trade Center.
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Eduardo Enrique Mayén
Eduardo Enrique Mayen studied filmmaking at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. After graduating, he worked as a Kodak PreView Tech and as a Camera Assistant on State of Play (2008) and Oliver Stone’s Alexander (2004). He eventually “moved up” to Cinematographer and shot the television series From Dusk ‘Till Dawn (2014), Stitchers (2015) and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street (2016) which earned him a Daytime Emmy Nomination. He is currently shooting Black Lightning for DC Comics and the CW Network.
Michael X. Flores
Michael X. Flores attended USC, where he received a Master of Fine Arts in Cinema-Television Production. After graduating from USC, Michael edited Nick Broomfield’s documentary Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (2011), which premiered at TIFF in 2011. He has since edited several films including Tommy O'Haver's Netflix Original biopic The Most Hated Woman in America (2017), which premiered at SXSW, and Jason Kohn’s Love Means Zero (2017), which will premier at TIFF.
DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
Jason Kohn produced and directed Manda Bala (Send a Bullet), a film about kidnapping and corruption in Brazil that won the 2007 Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury and Cinematography awards. Love Means Zero, the story of legendary tennis coach Nick Bolletieri, is Jason's second feature. He is also seven years into production on a documentary about the origins of life and synthetic diamonds.
Hassett is a Los Angeles based editor and producer of fiction and nonfiction films. Her work has screened at IDFA, DOCNYC, and the Berlin International Film Festival. She recently produced a true crime series, The Confession Tapes, for Netflix and is currently editing a feature documentary for 2018.
Jack Price is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Love Means Zero (2017) marks his first collaboration with Jason Kohn. His other credits include Ingrid Goes West (2017), which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Jonathan Sadoff moved from Chicago to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music Studio/Jazz Guitar program. After graduating, he scored James Franco’s feature directorial debut Good Time Max; and wrote music for Michael Keaton’s feature directorial debut The Merry Gentleman. Sadoff has composed scores for feature films such as Ingrid Goes West, The Meddler, Beautiful Creatures and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. His television credits include Fox’s hit comedy series The Mick, Impastor, and the AMC-produced drama series The Divide. Aside from scoring films, he has arranged/produced for and collaborated with a number of recording artists like Rufus Wainwright, Thenewno2 and Ed Sheeran.
Amanda Branson Gill
Amanda Branson Gill is a documentary film producer. Her recent credits include Jason Kohn’s Love Means Zero (2017), David Schisgall’s Theo Who Lived (2016), and Errol Morris’s films The Unknown Known (2013) and Standard Operating Procedure (2008). Next up, she’ll produce Jason Kohn’s film about the origins of life and synthetic diamonds.