Our mission is to develop, create, and discover unique and meaningful stories with new and diverse filmmakers. We want to collaborate with and amplify the voices of a new generation. We seek out projects that tickle your heart and smack you in the face.  Let’s never forget that classic sense of nostalgia for going to the movies.

Lije is a filmmaker, writer, and producer who brings his humble Midwest roots to everything he does. From shooting skate videos with his friends to producing Hollywood films with movie stars, he has garnered a versatile skillset.  With the success of THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON, 1993 has been able to focus on stories that really ring true to our core mission. 


Lije lives in Venice, CA with his wife and two children, and stays young by surfing or skating on the daily...


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