Nancy Leopardi is a member of the Producers Guild and The Directors Guild of America. She began her career in New York as the photo editor of Spin Magazine where she produced hundreds of magazine shoots for pop stars including Madonna, The Wu Tang Clan, Smashing Pumpkins and Nine Inch Nails.
After moving to Los Angeles she produced genre films such as the independent thriller “Elevator”, SyFy channel’s Halloween horror pic “Zombie Night” and the documentary “Eat, Drink, Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip”.
In 2014 Lifetime acquired her directorial debut “Nanny Cam” (starring India Eisley, Laura Allen and Cam Gigandet). Her second feature as a director was a satirical take on the female driven thriller genre, “Lethal Seduction”, which premiered in 2015.
Recently Nancy and Ross produced the psychological thriller “Feed” for Sony Stage 6 and “Wish Upon A Unicorn” for Universal 1440, and “Literally Right Before Aaron” and “Happily” which both debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival.
They are currently prepping a Jon Hamm and Tina Fey project filming Fall 2021 and have a dozen projects in development for 2022.
Ross Kohn grew up in Westchester, New York. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.
In 2006, he formed the new media production company BackEast Entertainment, which specialized in creating short-form viral content, garnering millions of views.
Ross’ dream to finance and Produce feature films eventually led him to find a job on Wall Street. While working in Institutional Sales, he raised capital for his first feature film "DUKE" where he met his current business partner Nancy Leopardi.
In 2012, Nancy and Ross officially launched INDY ENTERTAINMENT successfully producing and selling 30+ projects to date.
In 2019 Ross & Nancy Produced HAPPILY alongside Jack Black. The movie premiered on the top 10 charts across all TVOD streaming platforms including itunes and will premier on ROKU as their 2nd original movie since becoming a content provider in May after acquiring Quibi. Ross and Nancy also produced WISH UPON A UNICORN with UNIVERSAL which went number to #1 on Netflix.
Indy Entertainment is currently in pre-production for Maggie Moore(s) which will star Tina Fey and Jon Hamm. John Slattery is set to Direct.