Stephen Curry’s Unanimous Media has bolstered its film and television production team by promoting Jenelle Lindsay to executive vice president and hiring documentary maker Brian Tetsuro Ivie as creative producer.
Lindsay, who joined the production banner founded by Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry and Erick Peyton in 2018 as vice president of development, has been the first hire at Unanimous. Ivie directed Emmanuel, a documentary about the 2015 attack by a white supremacist gunman on Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, which killed nine worshipers.
As a creative producer, Ivie will oversee a list of film, television and documentary projects while developing her own projects in-house. His films in development include Cancer aisle, a feature-length documentary about families living in what is considered the most contaminated place in America, and gentlemen, based on a true story set in the world of high school step dance.
After directing and producing films on religious and socio-political themes, Ivie will also direct a faith vertical for Unanimous in collaboration with Lindsay and co-founders Peyton and Curry. Unanimous Media and Curry have signed a film and television contract with Sony Pictures Entertainment.
“Jenelle has a fantastic taste and instinct for what will work under our tenure and she has been an integral part of our growth since our launch and we rely on her and her 22 years of experience to really push every aspect forward. of the business, “Peyton and Curry said in a statement.
“We’ve been huge fans of Brian since our partnership on Emmanuel and we are delighted that he is joining the team here at Unanimous. We believe his shared passion and perspective will amplify Unanimous’ mission to inspire and educate, ”they added.
Unanimous Media was nominated for Curry’s honor as the first NBA player to sweep the 131 Most Valuable Player Award votes in 2016.