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Ross Saxon

Head of Development, Braven Films, executive on production Magic Magic
A graduate of the Film Program at Bard College where his studies included work under acclaimed indie director Kelly Reichardt, his thesis was short listed for the Adolphus Mekas Award for best screenplay. He began his career working on film sets across NY, learning the administrative and technical ins and outs. He followed this up with a position at a green screen studio in Manhattan, and several positions with the Woodstock Film Festival and The Hudson Valley Film Commission. Most recently, he has worked as the Head of Development for Braven Films. There, he oversaw their first production Magic Magic directed by Sebastian Silva and starring Michael Cera and Juno Temple, involved in the film from the writing to final delivery of the film to its distributor. He had the same involvement with Disobedience written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Sebastian Lelio who directed it, starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola and produced in conjunction with Film4, Film Nation and Ed Guiney. The film premiered at TIFF this year. He was the runner-up in Script Pipeline's Screenwriting competition for his feature screenplay The Coat.