Dan Kitrosser & Jeremiah Zagar
MORE HAPPY THAN NOT
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Dan Kitrosser (he/him) is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and podcaster. He cowrote the screenplay for WE THE ANIMALS with Jeremiah Zagar and the forthcoming screen adaptation of Edouard Louis' novel HISTORY OF VIOLENCE for Flute Films. He's a Sundance Screenwriting Fellow, A TimeWarner 150 Fellow and the recipient of an Amnesty International Citation of Excellence for his play TAR BABY, with Desiree Burch. You can hear Dan as the host of SVETLANA! SVETLANA! his podcast about Stalin's Daughter for iHeartRadio, which Vulture called one of the best podcasts of 2023.
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Jeremiah (he/him) grew up in South Philly spending most afternoons in a dark movie theater or wandering the aisles of his local TLA video store. His documentary debut, IN A DREAM, screened theatrically across the US and in film festivals around the world, was broadcast on HBO, shortlisted for an Academy Award and received two Emmy nominations, including “Best Documentary.”
His first feature-length narrative, WE THE ANIMALS, premiered at Sundance where it won the NEXT Innovator Award. The film went on to earn five Independent Spirit nominations and you can watch it now on Netflix and Hulu.
Jeremiah's most recent feature HUSTLE, starring Adam Sandler, Queen Latifah, Robert Duvall, Ben Foster plus NBA stars Juancho Hernangómez & Anthony Edwards, debuted at number 1 on Netflix's global top 10 and is among the best reviewed films of 2022. Other notable output includes doc series THE FIX, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, and commercial work for GE Capital, Pedigree, New Balance and a Super Bowl spot for WeatherTech. When he’s not working, Jeremiah spends his time swimming in New York City's finest public pools.