Latest News About Pastoral


May 2013

Jay and Max attended the Cannes Film Festival, where Pastoral was pitched and very well received. Financing efforts continue and should be completed soon.


March 2011

We are pleased to announce that Max Howard has joined the production as executive producer. Max was formerly president of Warner Bros. Feature Animation and senior vice president of Disney Feature Animation. During his twelve years at Disney, Howard was one of the senior architects of that company's animation renaissance. He has collaborated on such successes as Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas and The Lion King. At Warner Bros. Max oversaw the award winning feature The Iron Giant and the international hit Space Jam. He was also executive producer on Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron for DreamWorks. Max is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.


February 25th, 2010

Today a staged reading of Pastoral was held at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood. Kim Wimmer read the role of Jennifer, and Sandra Staggs read the role of Courteney. Mark Totty read Paul, and Adam Korson read the role of Jonathan. Zach Lewis came thru as both Patrick and Ed. The reading was very well received, and Jay is now editing the footage into a new story reel for the film. A big thank you to everyone who participated, and made the reading such a huge success.