J2 Films, LLC
J2 Films, LLC
is an award-winning film production company headed by producer/director Jan Johnson Goldberger. Jan is an alumna of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. While at AFI Jan became the recipient of three production awards administered by the Institute. They include: The Martin Ritt Production Award, named in honor of the socially conscious director of the film, Norma Rae; a Women in Film Award; and Ms. Goldberger’s thesis film, Shooter won the first Hatchfest award. Shooter went on to be licensed by Home Box Office and ran for two consecutive years on HBO. Jan’s first independent short film, Stone Mansion, is currently part of the Smithsonian Film Library. It was one of the Showtime Network's Black Filmmakers Short film Showcase winners. Stone Mansion was licensed to the Showtime Network and continues to air most notably in February in honor of Black History Month. Stone Mansion was also licensed to (PBS) and the Black Entertainment Television network (BET). The film aired in 45 PBS markets over the course of two years. Both Shooter and Stone Mansion have screened in over fifty national and international film festivals. Ms. Goldberger is a recipient of a grant from the Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media, to develop a feature-length documentary on a landmark racial discrimination case. Jan has worked with actor/comedian, Damon Wayans as part of his production staff. She was a participant in Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival’s All Access Connects program with her project, Game. She has produced several short films for the Showtime Network, including the award-winning short, Pants in the Family. Most recently Jan was a participant in the Producers Guild of America's Diversity Workshop.
Currently, J2 Films, LLC is in development on a slate of feature films across all genres including:
OUTLAW, a Western based on the true story of notorious Black Indian outlaw Cherokee Bill, written by award-winning playwright and screenwriter Edgar Shockley
HIT THE SWITCH, an urban hip-hop musical,
DEAD OF WINTER, a teen thriller written by award-winning screenwriter Robert Dorian with John Santilli of Aloris Entertainment, J2 Films, LLC and Ron Sapienza of Group Kinetics producing