JOHN PENOTTI (Producer)
switched gears from pursuing a career in medicine to working
on feature films in 1990. His training began on various Sidney
Lumet features including Q+A, FAMILY BUSINESS and A STRANGER AMONG
US. In 1996, Penotti produced the film I'M NOT RAPPAPORT based
on the Tony award-winning piay, starring Walter Matthau and Ossie
Davis. He aiso produced the current Miramax! Pandoro/ Channel
4 film A PRICE ABOVE RUBIES with Lawrence Bender (PULP FICTION,
GOOD WILL HUNTING), directed by Boaz Yakin (FRESH) and starring
Renee Zeliweger (JERRY MAGUIRE), Christopher Eccieston (SHALLOW
GRAVE, JUDE), and Julionna Margulies ("E.R.", THE NEWTON
BOYS). Penotti also associate produced Fine Line's NAKED IN NEW
YORK by Dan Aigrant. Penotti owned and operated Concrete Productions,
a film and TV budgeting and scheduling service from 1991 - 1995.
Additionally, he has produced, with director Tim Williams, three
legit theatrical productions on the Fringe in London.
With his GreeneStreet Films partners, Fisher Stevens, Michael
Gordon and Brad Yonover, Penotti recently opened a 15,000 sq.
ft. film center in Iribeca. The space includes development offices,
post production editing facilities, a state-of-the-art digital
recording studio and offices for talented writers and directors
such as John Turturro, Dan Aigrant, Jon Robin Baitz and Frank
Upcoming GreeneStreet Films prolects include Boaz Yakin's SYMPATHY
FOR THE DEVIL, Fisher Steven's feature film directorial debut,
MOLLY GUN, written by Mo Ogrodnik and Julia Dahi, and CITY OF
GHOSTS, starring Matt Dillon and written by Dillon and Barry Gifford.
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