Cinema 101: Director Jason Winer On Chasing One’s Dreams And Crafting An ‘Ode To Joy’

Filmmaker/producer Jason Winer (Modern Family, Arthur) has a ton on his plate this days with the release of his indie romantic comedy Ode to Joy and the fall release of NBC’s Perfect Harmony (he’s an executive producer and also directed the pilot). During our interview, we talked about the inner workings of Ode to Joy, a New York set feature that is headlined by Martin Freeman (The Hobbit trilogy, Black Panther) and Morena Baccarin (Deadpool, Homeland)

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Haley Lu Richardson Talks ‘The Bronze’ & Gymnastics Passion

Haley Lu Richardson as Maggie Photo by Alicia Gbur, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

 

Opening in select theaters Friday, The Bronze is an acerbic (and funny) comedy which centers on Hope (Melissa Ann Rauch), a bronze medalist whose Olympic days are now a distant memory. Living in Amherst, Ohio, a jaded Hope gets a shot at redemption as she coaches Maggie (Haley Lu Richardson), a talented gymnast who is shooting for the gold medal.

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