ABOUT OUR TEAM
Make cool shit. That’s Maureen Bharoocha's unabashedly amazing attitude as a director living in Hollywood. Maureen is best known for her work as segment director on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, in addition to her short films Abajee and Hairpin Bender that were featured at Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2010 and 2017. She is half Irish-Catholic and half Indian/Pakistani-Muslim and because of her background Maureen focuses on unique underdogs and conflicted characters. Bharoocha is represented by Audrey Rowe and Tara Dorfman at CAA, and Lev Ginsburg and Grace Kallis at Ginsburg Daniels Kallis.
ANN MARIE ALLISON & JENNA MILLY
WRITERS / EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
This BFF writing duo focuses on feature comedies with strong lady leads. Their brand of funny comes in the form of powerful women who aren’t afraid to make fun of themselves. Ann Marie Allison & Jenna Milly also sold an original comedy spec IT’S WEDNESDAY NIGHT to Netflix, are out to cast with an ensemble comedy feature with Jocelyn Moorhouse attached to direct. They are represented by VERVE Agency and Ensemble Entertainment.
Since graduating from the University of Texas in 2016, Geeta Bajaj has hit the ground running when it comes to film and television. She recently served as associate producer on two feature films, Unicorn and Playing God, spent time on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles and currently works on Showtime’s Action.
RusselL wayne groves
Russell Wayne Groves produced the break out film Balls Out starring Kate McKinnon in 2014. He has since produced a variety of films and television shows including Crunch Time, Dealt and Jumpshot: The Kenny Sailors Story. Russell is co-founder of Ralph Smyth Entertainment. He went to the University of Texas Austin.
Jane fleming & mark ordesky
Founding partners Mark Ordesky (The Lord of the Rings) and Jane Fleming (Tiger Eyes, #REALITYHIGH and former president of Women In Film) head Court Five, a media company focused on the development of critically acclaimed entertainment projects with some of the best storytellers in the business. As a team Ordesky and Fleming benefit from a close professional history and a unique combination of expertise in motion picture development, production, and distribution—as well as in-depth knowledge of film financing and business management. Their film projects have collectively grossed nearly 4 billion dollars at the worldwide box office.