Josh is a manager and producer. He’s produced over a dozen indie films such as the Sundance darling For a Good Time, Call starring Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller and Justin Long. Focus Features released the film in August 2012. Josh also produced the film Ashby, which was written and directed by Tony McNamara, and starred Mickey Rourke, Emma Roberts, Nat Wolff, and Sarah Silverman. The movie was released by Paramount Pictures in 2015. He’s currently in post production on Medal of Honor at Netflix with Robert Zamekis and just had the documentary Obey Giant released on Hulu.
At Thruline/Tagline, Mr. Kesselman’s clients include actor Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad); directors James Moll (The Last Days); Ron Scalpello (My Name Is Lenny); Stephen McCallum (1%); writer/director Ben Young (Hounds of Love); writer/ director Zak Hilditch (1922); and screenwriters Dean Craig (Death at a Funeral); Robert Knott (Appaloosa); Lally Katz (Minnie and Liraz); and Tony McNamara (Ashby).
Roundtables & Ready, Steady, Pitch!
Josh will be hosting a Roundtable and Ready, Steady, Pitch! Session at this year’s SCREEN FOREVER Conference.
It’s a small world after all and the global appetite for quality Australian content is at an all time high. The gumtree mafia are infiltrating Hollywood selling remakes, formats and partnering on original Australian series’ more than ever before. Sit down, strap in and shut up as some of the best agents, managers and independent […]
Financing in the current environment is demanding a new level of entrepreneurial skill and nimble insights into innovative partnerships. We talk to trailblazers in the art of accessing new money. Speakers: Ondi Timoner – Director/Producer, Interloper Films Josh Kesselman – Producer, Thruline Entertainment Bridget Callow-Wright – Producer, Midwinter Films Johanna Somerville – Associate Producer, Jungle Moderator/Producer: […]