JEFF WINNER (WRITER-EDITOR-DIRECTOR) Jeff Winner's debut feature as writer-director, YOU ARE HERE*, premiered on Showtime Network and was a break out success on home video for Vanguard Cinema. Jeff is an accomplished film and video editor whose clients include MTV, NBC, Ogilvy & Mather, Artisan Entertainment, and World Artists. In 2002, he co-directed, with filmmaker Larry Fessenden, the featurette IN SEARCH OF THE WENDIGO released by Artisan Entertainment on DVD. He's a graduate of NYU's Filmmaking program.
GIGANTIC PICTURES (PRODUCTION COMPANY) is comprised of Brian Devine, Jason Orans, and Jen Small. Gigantic recently produced the film COSMOPOLITAN, which premiered nationally on PBS in 2004. COSMOPOLITAN features a screenplay by Sabrina Dhawan who wrote MONSOON WEDDING, and was directed by Nisha Ganatra (CAKE with Heather Graham). Gigantic is in post production on writer/director Jeff Lipsky's second feature FLANNEL PAJAMAS starring Justin Kirk (ANGELS IN AMERICA) and Julianne Nicholson (LITTLE BLACK BOOK). They are also developing Emily Hubley's Sundance Lab project, THE TOE TACTIC. Gigantic Pictures' sister companies include the Gigantic Artspace, a fine art gallery in Tribeca, the indie record labels Gigantic Records and Microcosm Music, Gigantic Studios, a state of the art recording facility, and Gigantic Brand, a clothing line and retail space.
LARRY FESSENDEN (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER) recently wrote and directed WENDIGO, the third feature in a trilogy of philosophical horror films. His critically acclaimed vampire film, HABIT, was nominated for Spirit Awards for Best Director and Best Cinematographer, and received the IFP "Someone to Watch Award."
CALLA (Songs) makes its first foray into composing for film with SATELLITE. This white hot New York-based band has released three albums, their self-titled debut CALLA (1991), SCAVENGERS (2001), and TELEVISE (2003). They are currently completing their fourth, which, like Televise, was recorded at Gigantic Studios, a sister company of Gigantic Pictures. Awards and praise for the band include being named by Alternative Press as "the number one band to watch", rave reviews in the New York Times, and a remix on CUSTOM: THE REMIX PROJECT.