Morris Ruskin

PRODUCER

 

B I O

Following the production of Glengarry Glen Ross, Morris Ruskin founded Shoreline Entertainment. He has since produced approximately 60 films including titles that have led to Academy Award and Spirit Award nominations, Sundance bidding wars, and premieres at almost every top tier international film festival.

In 2019, Morris and the awarded filmmaker Jordan Walker-Pearlman, launched MoJo Global Arts, a production and management company that has over fifty projects in development including film, television, documentaries and foreign language productions.

To read the full story, see Morris’ bio at IMDb and see his filmography at IMDbPro

 

P R E S S

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Screen Daily

August 3, 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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

P O D C A S T S

Episode 102: Morris RuskinNotes On Your Notes
00:00 / 1:19:43
Episode 36: How Do We Make Better Movie BabiesCinematic Community
00:00 / 29:45
 

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