TYLER MEASOM- DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Tyler Measom is filmmaker with 25 years of film experience. He is the co-director/producer of the documentary AN HONEST LIAR (Tribeca Film Festival, NYTimes Critics’ Pick, ITVS) which looks at the life and lies of James “The Amazing” Randi. He also produced and directed SONS OF PERDITION (Tribeca, Oprah Documentary Club) which tells the story of teenagers exiled by their polygamist community. He produced the films TAKE (Tribeca, Showtime) starring Jeremy Renner, the feature doc JESUS TOWN, USA, the NYTimes documentary ELDER which tells the story of a gay Mormon missionary. He won an Emmy for his PBS documentary BEEHIVE SPIRITS, which tells the history of alcohol in Utah. Measom has produced and directed over one hundred commercials, short documentaries and industrials for a range of clients. Measom is currently in production on LIVING IN STEREO, an A&E documentary about the birth and cultural affects of MTV.
JARED HESS - PRODUCER
Jared Hess earned considerable success right out of the gate with his debut film, NAPOLEON DYNAMITE. The film premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Fox Searchlight. Among the other films that Jared has written and directed include NACHO LIBRE, GENTLEMAN BRONCOS, DON VERDEAN, and MASTERMINDS. He is slated to direct SHANGHAI DAWN and the NICKTOONS movie. Jared has produced and directed numerous television shows including LAST MAN ON EARTH and MAKING HISTORY. Jared has also been a producer on numerous documentaries including THE MAGIC OF GRU, I DON’T CRY and FINDER’S KEEPERS. Jared splits his time between Los Angeles and Utah, where he has a wife and four children. He is represented by Community Films and UTA
GERALYN DREYFOUS - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Geralyn spent an early part of her career at the Philanthropic Initiative in Boston and taught Documentary and Narrative writing at Harvard University. In 2007, she co-founded Impact Partners Film Fund with Dan Cogan, bringing together financiers and filmmakers. Since its inception, Impact and Geralyn has been involved in the executive producing and producing of numerous Academy Award Nominated documentaries: THE COVE, THE GARDEN, FREEHELD, THE GHOSTS OF ABU GHRAIB, HELL AND BACK AGAIN, BORN INTO BROTHELS, THE SQUARE, THE INVISIBLE WAR and ICARUS. Among the many films she has produced include IN A DREAM, PROJECT KASHMIR, MISS REPRESENTATION, CONNECTED, THE CRASH REEL, ANITA, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR, STEP, OBIT, IN FOOTBALL, WE TRUST, HOT GIRLS WANTED, and MEET THE PATELS.