Jamie Zelermyer has been a New York–based Producer and Production Executive for the past 20 plus years. She just finished producing IFP Week 2019, which is a signature program of the Independent Feature Project (IFP). Most recently she was the Program Manager of Made In New York: Pilot Competition, a program founded by The Mayor’s Office of Film Media and Entertainment to tackle gender inclusivity in the television industry. Jamie Executive Produced the two winning half-hour pilots and Executive Produced season 1 of the winning show entitled Half Life, starring Larisa Oleynik and Nancy Giles. Prior to this she produced Ratter, starring Ashley Benson and Matt McGorry, which was released by Sony Worldwide in March 2016.
She was the VP, Physical Production at Focus Features / Rogue Pictures for six years, ending in November 2012. At Focus she oversaw such movies as Admission, One Day, Jane Eyre, Sin Nombre and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day. Prior to Focus, Jamie was a Line Producer and Production Manager working on films such as Igby Goes Down, Boys Don’t Cry and You Can Count on Me. Over the years, she has had the privilege to work with a number of notable directors including Steve McQueen, Lone Scherfig, Kenneth Lonergan, Cary Fukanaga and Kimberly Pierce.
Jamie is on the President of the Board of New York Women in Film and Television, and is an adviser on NYWIFT’s The Writers Lab, a program for female Writers over 40 supported by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. She is a graduate of Bard College.