Zip Productions LLC is the producing arm of Zip Creative whose core mission is to tell universal stories through humor, drama and entertainment that inspire people to live authentically with courage and intention. We support the work of filmmakers, theatre artists, fiction writers and related artists whose vision aligns with ours.
We work in collaboration with other production companies and individual producers and actively seek co-production, financing, publishing and distribution opportunities.
Current Projects include:
Executive Producer of the romantic comedy BITE ME. Log Line: When Sarah, a real-life vampire gets audited by the IRS, the last thing she expects to get out it is a date. But James her hopelessly romantic IRS agent, thinks she’s other-worldly. As an unlikely attraction sparks between the two misfits, they are forced to confront whether they have the courage to commit the terrifying, radical act of falling in love.
- By Writer-Actor-Producer-Women in Film activist NAOMI MCDOUGALL JONES (award winner for Imagine I’m Beautiful , author of The Wrong Kind of Women: Inside Our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood and million + viewed TEDTalk What its like to be a Woman in Hollywood ),
- Co-starring Christian Coulson (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets), Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story), Annie Golden (Orange is the New Black)
- Produced with Jack Lechner (Blue Valentine, Fog of War) and Sarah Wharton (American Insurrection, That’s Not Us, The Ring Thing) and directed by Meredith Edwards (Imagine I’m Beautiful)
- Currently availalble on Amazon, ITunes and Google Play
Following its 2019 Cinequest premiere and winning Best Feature Film at VTXIFF, Bite Me received a ground-breaking release in the form of a 51-screening, 40-city, 3-month, RV-fueled Joyful Vampire Tour of America from May-August 2019. BITE ME will be released digitally all over the world in Oct. 2021. To learn more about the film, visit bitemethefilm.com.
Executive Producer of upcoming feature drama REAR VIEW MIRRORS. Log Line: When Ellen returns to her hometown to care for her ailing mother and estranged teenage daughter, three generations of women struggle to connect and find the courage to forgive.
Director: KERSTIN KARLHUBER, written by her longtime collaborator Jack Bryant. Kerstin is the director of the award winning feature FAIR HAVEN starring Tom Wopat, Gregory Harrison, Michael Grant and Josh Green and also written by Jack Bryant.
REAR VIEW MIRRORS will be shooting in East Texas, Fall 2021.
For Inquiries: Contact Joanne Zippel