Yuri Rutman most recently finished production on a national commercial for Crispin, Bogusky, Porter on behalf of their client LETGO, and which was directed by Craig Gillespie (“The Finest Hours”, “Million Dollar Arm”, “Mr. Woodcock”, “Fright Night”). Prior to this, he served as an Executive Producer at Fremantle Media US and as Co-Executive Producer at Spike Tv. He was also an Executive Producer on “Milwaukee” which he was developing with Minds Eye Entertainment, and he was also the Producer & Co-Director on “Mr. Id”, which he raised capital from a Bay Area Angel Investor. The film was licensed internationally. He entered into a strategic VOD partnership with CreateSpace/Amazon.com for the film. He has written, produced, and directed other content for film, tv, and digital including “Warsaw, Chicago”, “Cow Chasers”, “Signed”, “Superclimbers”, “Layers”, “The Violinist”, and NestaOne Films. He has worked in other capacities for 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, and CBS. At 72equity.com, he provides advisory services to startups & established companies on raising capital, financial modeling, and strategic digital marketing. For several years he was a commercial property consultant at Keller Williams where he was part of a team whose principals were involved in nearly $1 Billion in transactions. He attended Loyola University of Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University. He is fluent in Russian and is an avid practitioner of Muay Thai, Astanga Yoga, and he holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Rubens ‘Cobrinha’ Charles . He is actively involved in volunteering for global non-profit organizations.
Tom Makedonski has been practicing law for nearly 20 years. He is a graduate of Loyola University Of Chicago where he majored in film & communications. He received his JD from Valparaiso University and has focused his practice on real estate, consumer law, and corporate. He is an entrepreneur who has headed a national transportation company, been involved in the acquisition and sale of numerous commercial real estate investments, and has been an Executive Producer in independent film. As an actor, he has performed in film, theater, and television commercials. He is fluent in Macedonian, Serbian, and Bulgarian.
Within 3 years of completing his Masters in Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, Scott Drucker has three award winning projects to his name. Between the Harvest, a short documentary, screened at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Flickerfest, Uppsala Short Film Festival, and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, while winning awards for best documentary at the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival and the Naperville International Film Festival (alongside an award of excellence at the Rincon International Film Festival). Drucker’s Interactive Cinema installation, Imperfect History, was named an official selection at First Look Interactive for its innovative use of eye detection and archival footage. He has been the Director of Photography on a variety of documentary projects, including 2 feature length docs. He has delivered products to such clients as Showtime, ESPN, Under Armour, Vice, and US Soccer, and for the Hulu original series, “My Side of the Sky.” He is currently producing and directing the documentary about 11x Jeopardy winner, Arthur Chu. He is an avid snowboarder and skier.
Scott Wartham. Scott has more than 20 years experience as an entrepreneur, literary manager, executive producer, writer, director, and DGA 1st AD. Scott has structured international film finance and co-productions with German private equity. Scott has worked on dozens of films with such stars as Sylvester Stallone, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Deniro and numerous others. He originally sold the idea and original screenplay for the film that became S.W.A.T . He has directed dozens of tv commercials and other productions. He is a previous CEO of “Laugh For Site””, a national celebrity and major brand sponsored non-profit organization. Scott has also taught film production in the United States & China. He has an B.A. from the University Of Florida and an MBA from Wake Forest University. He is an avid tennis player and internationally certified scuba diving instructor who has traveled the world on dives.
Noci currently has a number of number of key advisers which are referenced in the company’s Pitchbook. Noci is also actively hiring additional members for its executive team. Please see the “Employment” section of the site.