West City Films

WEST CITY FILMS

Producers of acclaimed films for theaters, TV, corporations, museums and the web.

Filmmakers Steven Ascher and Jeanne Jordan are creators of award-winning documentaries, dramas, spots and new media.

OUR AWARDS INCLUDE:
  • Academy Award Nomination
  • Sundance Grand Jury Prize & Audience Award
  • Emmy Awards & nominations
  • George Foster Peabody Award
  • The Prix Italia
SELECTED WORK

Seduction Theory film posterSEDUCTION THEORY 
Our latest: a dark comedy about sex, lies and Freud.

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Raising Renee film PosterRAISING RENEE
Artist Beverly McIver and her promise to take her 45-year old sister, who is mentally disabled, when their mother dies.

“Fascinating… Deeply moving.” – About.com

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THE FILMMAKER’S HANDBOOK
Bestselling text, used around the world.

“The bible – updated.” – The Independent

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So Much So Fast film posterSO MUCH SO FAST
Remarkable events set in motion when Stephen Heywood discovers he has ALS.

“Gripping, intimate, complex and dramatic!” – Sundance Insider

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HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL
Five leaders making a difference in their communities.

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TROUBLESOME CREEK
The Jordan family’s strategy to save their Iowa farm.

“Superb!” – Rolling Stone

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NEWS

Seduction Theory film posterSEDUCTION THEORY selected for Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.  More…

Raising-Renee posterEmmy nominee RAISING RENEE now available on DVD.   More…

Sundance winner TROUBLESOME CREEK now streaming on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon instant and others.  More…

Sundance nominee SO MUCH SO FAST now streaming on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon instant and others.  More…

LIFE AND OTHER ANXIETIES screened at Lincoln Center.  Debut of newly restored print.

Christian Goodwin & Ariel Bavly in Seduction Theory film

ABOUT US

“Dedicated filmmakers with an uncanny eye for capturing drama in the most commonplace activities.” – John Cooper, Director, Sundance Film Festival Festival

“Ascher and Jordan’s films are consistently thoughtful and moving, deeply committed, and resonant with craft: their considerable gifts as filmmakers include their ability to make what is complex and difficult to film and edit seem easy.”Scott MacDonald, American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary

Seduction Theory film