Jen Gatien

JEN GATIEN has produced 17 feature films including Abel Ferrara’s Chelsea On The Rocks which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival as an official selection and three films that premiered in Sundance narrative competition: Hounddog starring Dakota Fanning and Robin Wright, Holy Rollers starring Jesse Eisenberg and For Ellen starring Paul Dano.

Gatien premiered Jack And Diane and Dixieland at the Tribeca Film Festival. She produced Kiss of the Damned by Xan Cassavetes which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and SXSW.

Along with Spike Lee, Gatien produced Evolution Of A Criminal by Darius Clark Monroe for PBS. Most recently, she produced Furlough starring Melissa Leo and Anna Paquin and Midnight Sun starring Bella Thorne.

Leave Not One Alive is shooting in June 2018 with Oscar winning actress Melissa Leo.
Just recently announced is Limelight at Amazon Studios with Nick Pileggi and JJ Sacha penning the script to be directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.

Gatien chairs the board of Lower East Side Girls Club. She is a graduate of Columbia University.

John DeRobbio
Graphic Designer

John DeRobbio started his creative graphic career at Limelight while studying at School of Visual Arts. John has since gained extensive experience in several industries including finance, fashion and pharmaceutical advertising in creative development. He is highly skilled in all graphics programs and currently works on print and web-based design and production. His client roster includes CBS, Viacom, HBO, Omnicom, Merck Pharmaceutical, Pfizer, Novartis, Time Warner Cable, Levis, L’Oreal, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Sony, IBM, Citibank, Barclays, HSBC, TIAA CREF and AOL. John is currently heading DeerJen’s branded content division.

Jay Cannold
Line Producer

Jay Cannold has overseen production on many films and tv shows – including independent films by top directors Jon Favreau, Spike Lee, Abel Ferrara as well as top TV producers Mark Burnett, Ben Silverman and Paul Buccieri.

Web Content

Darian grew up in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC and her passion for film began by sneaking her hamster into movie theaters. She is a multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker with a BFA in Film & Animation from Rhode Island School of Design. She has a wide range of credits as a an editor, VFX compositor, and cinematographer for films, music videos, and webseries. Her personal work includes short films and puppet animations which have screened internationally and gone viral online. She maintains a popular blog and webcomic in her free time.


Dharma was first cast by Abel Ferrara as one of Chelsea hotel’s ghosts in Chelsea on the Rocks and has since appeared in several films. Hailing from the Deep South, Dharma has worked in Vancouver, NYC and Mississippi. She is a therapy dog with Pet Partners and does volunteer work on top of her producing gigs.