Don't Wait for Hollywood: The Future is Indie - Saturday, June 24th Creators Studio 3
Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman started working together in 2014 to become the writing/producing team of Cisneros & Shuman. Among the projects they created have been the FOX feature comedy "Upgrade" and the 20th Television/FBC pilot "Star-crossed". Recently, Sony Pictures International Productions has signed a multi-picture feature deal with them as part of its local-language productions operation. Under the deal, Cisneros and Shuman will write and produce at least three new feature films with Sony.
Eduardo has been working as a writer and producer in the Latin American film industry for some time. He was the associate producer on Eugenio Derbez’s Instructions Not Included, which was released by Lionsgate in the U.S., grossed over $100M in worldwide box office. He is also the co-creator of the TV comedy series Familia P. Luche and XHDRBZ.
Cisneros was one the founding members of 3Pas Studios, where he’s been working with Derbez on a number of feature and TV projects, including Derbez’s follow up to Instructions, a remake of the 2011 Argentine movie Un Cuento Chino.
As part of an overall deal with Universal TV, Cisneros teamed with Emmy Nominee Aseem Batra (Not Safe for Work, Scrubs) and developed a single-camera comedy Don’t Judge Me for ABC.
Shuman has over 20 produced films to his credits, such as Role Models, Lone Survivor (where he was one of upteen executive producers), and the upcoming Rebel In The Rye. Cisneros is represented by Valor Entertainment Group and Ziffren Brittenham. Shuman is represented by CAA and McKuin Frankel Whitehead.