ABOUT  US

MoJo Global Arts is a production and management company fusing the talents, resources, projects and film experience of producers Morris Ruskin (Glengarry Glen Ross, The Signal, The Man From Elysian Fields, to name a few) and Joseph Mellicker (Equal Means Equal). The production division has over fifty projects in development, including film, television, documentaries, and foreign language productions, with a number of these already set up with studios and major production companies, including a documentary about Shari Lewis currently in production with White Horse and the feature The Swearing Jar, starring Patrick J. Adams (Suits), Adelaide Clemens (The Great Gatsby), Douglas Smith (Big Little Lies) and Kathleen Turner in post-production. Morris and Joseph executive produced Ladies in Black, directed by Bruce Beresford, and released worldwide by Sony. MoJo’s management division represents writers, directors, actors, and production companies from all over the world, including Latin America, Africa, the U.K., Canada, Spain, France, and of course the US.
 

THE TEAM

Joseph Mellicker
Executive Producer
Sharon Wisnia
Producer / Manager
Wes Smith
Senior Vice President for Sports / Manager
Morris Ruskin
Founder / Producer
Alex Flores
Manager

Sofia Rovaletti

Director of Development
Hill Harper
Actor / Author
 

PRESS

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Deadline

June 13, 2022

‘Art Of Love’ With Esai Morales And ‘Tigertail’s Kunjue Li Lands At Samuel Goldwyn Films; Watch Trailer

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. rights to Art of Love, the romantic drama from writer-director Betty Kaplan that stars Esai Morales and Tigertail‘s Kunjue Li. It will now be released in domestic theaters and on digital July 22.

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Deadline

January 14, 2022

‘Iron Family’ Trailer; Acquisitions By Freestyle, Comedy Dynamics, Oscilloscope & Kino Lorber; Full Frame Festival Grant; Color Congress Launch – Film Briefs

Deadline has the first trailer and teaser scene from Patrick Longstreth’s documentary Iron Family, which is set to make its world premiere at the 2022 Slamdance Film Festival. The Unstoppable Feature Documentary follows Jazmine Faries, a 32-year-old young woman with Down syndrome who is obsessed with soap operas, Barbie dolls, and Matthew McConaughey.

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Variety

August 11, 2021

Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop Documentary Set at White Horse Pictures, MoJo Global Arts (EXCLUSIVE)

Beloved American ventriloquist Shari Lewis and her popular sock puppet Lamb Chop will be the subject of a new documentary feature from White Horse Pictures and MoJo Global Arts.“Shari & Lamb Chop” will be directed by Emmy-nominated Lisa D’Apolito, director of “Love, Gilda,” the documentary about the late Saturday Night Live comedian Gilda Radner.

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Bon Appétit

February 16, 2021

Don't Quit Your Day Job (Maybe Ever)

Latest issue of Bon Appetit magazine featuring MoJo Branding client Tiffany Hall with Empower cocktails.

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Produ

August 13, 2020

Probamos que estamos listos para dar el paso a contenido premium y que Ecuador es una potencia en producción: Arturo Yépez de Touché Films

YouTube Originals y Touché Films, la casa productora detrás de Enchufe.tv (el canal de comedia en castellano de YouTube #1 del mundo), presentaron Mortal glitch, una miniserie de cinco episodios de aventura recreada en el mundo del videojuego Hero’s legend y que debutará el miércoles 2 de septiembre en la plataforma.

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Los Angeles Times

February 3, 2020

Op-Ed: Beyond #OscarsSoWhite, Hollywood needs to confront historic racism on the big screen

Written by Jordan Walker-Pearlman

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The Hollywood Reporter

September 10, 2019

Oscars: South Africa Selects 'Knuckle City' for International Feature Film Category

South Africa has selected Jahmil X.T. Qubeka's Knuckle City as its submission for the international feature film category at the 2020 Oscars.

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Forbes

February 19, 2020

The Top 35 XR Installations Of 2019

Mechanical Souls directed by Gaëlle Mourre and produced by Serendipity Films between the top 35 XR installations of 2019 accordign to Forbes magazine.

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Authority Magazine

October 5, 2021

Inspirational Women In Hollywood: How Director Sassy Mohen Is Helping To Shake Up The Entertainment Industry

Sassy Mohen’s innovative and bold, confident style has emerged as a pioneer in the genre of female-driven comedy. She has written, directed, produced, and edited multiple award-winning films, TV Pilots, Music Videos, Commercials, Specs, and Web series. Her latest comedy satire on real-world events, FEAR ACTUALLY was released to rave reviews and won three BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR AWARDS. FX Network tapped her for their online web channel, THIS IS AOK, to write, direct, produce and edit their online comedy shorts.

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Variety

May 5, 2021

Adelaide Clemens, Patrick J. Adams, Douglas Smith, Kathleen Turner Starring in ‘The Swearing Jar’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Adelaide Clemens, Patrick J. Adams, Douglas Smith and Kathleen Turner will star in “The Swearing Jar.” The musical romance will be directed by Lindsay MacKay (“Wet Bum”) from a script by Kate Hewlett (“Malory Towers”), who adapts her play of the same name. David Hewlett (“The Shape of Water”) and Jade Ma (“Zero Chill”) round out the cast.

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Variety

October 11, 2020

Endemol Shine Boomdog Teams Up with Ecuador’s Touche Films- Enchufe.tv (EXCLUSIVE)

Comedy sells. With that adage in mind, Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Endemol Shine North America, has teamed up with Ecuador-based Touché Films, the driving force behind the hugely popular Latin American YouTube channel, enchufe.tv.

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Screen Daily

August 03, 2020

South African Oscar submission ‘Knuckle City’ finds US home (exclusive)

Morris Ruskin, Jordan Walker-Pearlman and Joseph Mellicker’s new production and management company MoJo Global Arts has licensed US rights on last season’s South African Oscar submission 

Knuckle City to Showtime.

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Deadline

May 31, 2019

Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment to produce doc series about Youth Racing School with MoJo.

Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment is to produce a documentary series about a youth racing school that teaches kids motorsports after striking a deal with nascent production and management company MoJo.

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Screen Daily

August 29, 2019

MoJo Global Arts picks up North American sales rights to TIFF selection 'Knuckle City' (exclusive)

Morris Ruskin and Jordan Walker-Pearlman’s new production and management company MoJo Global Arts will launch North American sales in Toronto on festival selection and boxing drama Knuckle City.

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Variety

May 13, 2019

MoJo Variety announcement

Shoreline Entertainment CEO Morris Ruskin and Filmmaker Jordan Walker-Pearlman have formed MoJo, a new production, finance and management company. Variety has learned exclusively. 

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Variety

April 28, 2022

Gene Wilder Doc Set at White Horse Pictures, Library Films (EXCLUSIVE)

White Horse Pictures, the production company behind recent documentaries about the Beatles, Lucille Ball, and the Bee Gees, is producing another look at a legendary entertainer: Gene Wilder. The documentary is produced in association with Sobey Road Entertainment and Harlem Hollywood. White Horse partners Nigel Sinclair and Jeanne Elfant Festa serve as executive producers alongside Mojo Global Arts’ Morris Ruskin and Joseph Mellicker.

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The Wrap

October 19, 2021

Pregnancy During COVID Is Documented in HBO Max’s ‘Single Mother by Choice’ Trailer (Exclusive Video)

The film uses star Selina Ringel’s real-life 2020 pregnancy to tell a fictional story.

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Variety

April 9, 2021

Colombia’s ‘When in Venice’ to Bow Simultaneously in Theaters and VOD in Various Countries (EXCLUSIVE)

In a bid to explore new avenues of distribution, Colombian-German-Italian co-production “When in Venice,” by Colombian director-producer Juan Zapata of Zapata Filmes, will bow simultaneously May 13 in theaters in at least eight countries and be available worldwide on VOD and TVOD platforms.

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Amazon

September 14, 2020

The Independent Filmmaker's Guide to the New Hollywood: Success in the Era of Netflix and Streaming Video

Written By Gabriel Campisi - Forward by Morris Ruskin

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Meaw

May 20, 2020

'Rebelion de los Godinez' explores classic corporate politics in over-the-top comedy and makes for a fun watch

Netflix's latest Spanish movie revolves around one employee's fight to outwit his oppressive seniors through a series of hilarious and dramatic events

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Screen Daily

September 16, 2019

MoJo Global Arts unveils slate of Latinx, jazz films (exclusive)

Morris Ruskin and Jordan Walker-Pearlman’s new Los Angeles-based production and management company MoJo Global Arts has unveiled a slate of three projects featuring a Latinx comedy, a Jazz documentary, and an epic TV project about Harlem.

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Variety

September 9, 2019

MoJo Global Arts, 2btube, Touche, Strike Strategic Alliance

Los Angeles-based MoJo Global Arts, former Shoreline Ent. CEO Morris Ruskin’s newly-minted production-management venture, has struck a strategic alliance with top Spanish-language group 2btube and its subsidiary Touché Films.

 

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324 S. Beverly Dr., #185, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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