Producers of acclaimed films for theaters,
television, corporations, museums and the Web.

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

  • Academy Award nomination
  • Sundance Grand Jury Prize & Audience Award
  • Emmy Awards & nominations
  • George Foster Peabody Award
  • The Prix Italia


SEDUCTION THEORY
Our latest production is a dramatic short: a dark comedy about a wry 12-year old bed-wetter contending with his psychoanalyst father, the teachings of Sigmund Freud and the girl he hopes will save him. More...

Seduction Theory Film


TROUBLESOME CREEK now on iTunes and Netflix!
Streaming and download on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and other online VOD platforms.
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Troublesome Creek a midwestern film

SO MUCH SO FAST now on iTunes and Netflix!
Streaming and download on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and other online VOD platforms. More...

RAISING RENEE
Nominated for EMMY!
Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming.

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A WOMAN'S PLACE

On the challenges of women in business as seen through 50 years of women at Harvard Business
School.

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LIFE AND OTHER ANXIETIES
A film by Ed Pincus & Steven Ascher screened
at Lincoln Center. Newly restored print never before shown!

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Raising Renee poster

Artist Beverly McIver and her promise to take her 45 year old mentally disabled sister when their mother dies.

"Fascinating... Takes you into territories that you might not have visited before. Deeply moving."
About.com

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so much so fast - DVD

The remarkable events set in motion when Stephen Heywood discovers he has the nerve disease ALS.

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

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A bestselling text, used around the world.

"The bible - updated."
- The Independent

Updated 4th edition for 2013 now in stores!

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The Filmmaker's Handbook
 
   



Troublesome Creek: a Midwestern film

The Jordan family's struggle to save their Iowa farm.

"Superb!" - Rolling Stone

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"Dedicated filmmakers with an uncanny eye for capturing drama in the most commonplace activities."

-- John Cooper, Director, Sundance Film Festival
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"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, author, American Ethnographic Film
and Personal Documentary
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