Ace and King Productions is a revolutionary trans media company focused on film and TV finance and production, high level gaming, and animated content. We have world class IP, and an impressive group of partner content. We efficiently amortize this content across the established and emerging gaming verticals of film, TV, streaming, VR, mobile, and other forms of interactive media. We are founded by and employ award-winning technology leaders, as well film and entertainment professionals who specialize in creating high valued gaming and entertainment titles. We fully develop world class games, films, TV, and animated content from concept to funding. We are currently developing our own A list and AAA experiences as well as in partnership with major studios, networks and independent production companies with the most relevant film, TV, streaming, VR,AR, console, PC and mobile platforms.
Film and television packager, talent rep, and known worldwide as poker champion. 15 years as an agent/manager of more than 50 now world famous artists ( Jimmy Fallon, James Gandolfini, Donnie Wahlberg , Felicity Huffman, Jeffrey Wright) as well as packaging projects for world class writers, actors and directors. The winner of the largest poker event in history, the World Series of Poker Main Event with 8773 players and a 87 million dollar prize pool. Dubbed "The Poker Philanthropist" by major media. Angel investor and strategic advisor of multiple companies. His tireless charitable efforts have helped raise over 400 million dollars to help those in need and affect global change.. Complete background information, at www.JamieGold.com
•SimWin Sports Inc.- CEO & Founder
•iPro Inc- Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder
•Deuces Digital Inc.- CEO & Founder- Company Acquired by iPro
•Warner Bros Games - Executive Producer and Studio Head
•EA Sports - Senior Producer and Project Lead Madden NFL
•Sony Computer Entertainment - Creative Director of North American Sports Studio
•Microsoft Games Studios – Lead Game Designer
•100 Most Influential People in Gaming - 29th
•"Game of the Year" – Multiple Awards
RON WECHSLER is a senior level executive specializing in content development, production and programming with a demonstrated history of building successful revenue generating networks, platforms, and brands via impactful, resonant storytelling. A seasoned manager, strategic thinker and leader, with a two decade award-winning track record in Television, Film, Sports Programming, Broadcast Television, Digital, Social, & OTT/DTC content.
At Endeavor, Wechsler served as Senior Vice President, Programming and Content Strategy responsible for growing the owned and operated networks of Endeavor Streaming. Endeavor Streaming is one of the premier global B2B streaming services, and Wechsler was charged with leveraging Endeavor’s unique access to talent, events, and brands looking to take their content directly to consumers. In 2019, the first steps to that strategic plan were implemented with the launch of NYFW: All Access, a platform that offered the fashion audience unprecedented access to live runway shows, enhanced by daily original content.
Prior to Endeavor, Wechsler served as Senior Vice President, Original Programming & Production for NBC Sports. Wechsler was responsible for growing the NBC Sports Network through original content production and acquisition. Wechsler managed over 1000 hours of NBCSN production, and strategically positioned NBCSN for maximum Time Spent Viewing. NBCSN finished 2018 with its best year ever to rank as the #2 sports cable network, averaging 414K primetime viewers (up 33% from 2017) and 191K total day viewers (up 40% from 2017).
At ESPN, Wechsler held the position of Vice President, Series Development & Production in the ESPN Content Development unit. From 2003-2008, Wechsler was the primary on-set production executive for ESPN Original Entertainment's films. He was the primary production and acquisition executive for The Contender and Tilt, and was a member of the core development and production team for Playmakers and The Bronx Is Burning. Wechsler was also involved in acquiring and overseeing feature documentary films prior to the launch of 30 for 30. Wechsler also oversaw the branded entertainment concept The Next Round served up by Jim Beam, acquired the multi-Emmy winning series Sport Science, and implemented the “ESPN Original Digital” brand, which featured the innovative series Mayne Street.
Before Wechsler’s tenure as an executive at Endeavor, NBC and ESPN, he was a Principal of Panoptic Pictures where he Co-Produced the Sundance winner The House of Yes.
Mark Bakshi, former President of Paramount Studios Feature Production. Most recently he served as Executive Producer on "Mission Impossible 5" starring Tom Cruise, and produced the critically acclaimed "Foxcatcher" starring Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, and Mark Ruffalo. Executive producer of the box office giant World War Z (grossing 600 million dollars) and the Brad Pitt / Jonah Hill / Phillip Seymour Hoffman film "Moneyball" . Prior to "Moneyball", he was a consulting producer on the animated feature "Rango" starring Johnny Depp. He enjoyed a 14-year run at Paramount overseeing all live-action and animated theatrical releases. While there, he supervised over 150 feature film productions, including titles such as "Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull" , "Transformers", the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, "Saving Private Ryan" and "Titanic". He has also developed and produced for HBO and served as a production executive at Buena Vista Pictures and Walt Disney Television.
Mr. Goedde served as Vice President, Global Product, Brand and Athlete Marketing for EA SPORTS where his teams won dozens of marketing awards including Clios and ProMaxBDA awards. Tom succeeds by building strong relationships with Development teams and outside partners including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAA, PGA TOUR, UFC, Heisman Trophy Trust and Augusta National Golf Club.
Grant Cramer, a 30 plus year veteran of the Entertainment Industry, is the president and founder of Landafar Entertainment and Global Pictures Media. During his time as a Production Executive, Grant oversaw the development, packaging, business modeling and production of 14 feature films including 2 GUNS, starring Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington, END OF WATCH, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and ESCAPE PLAN, starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Grant has Executive Produced movies such as Lone Survivor, starring Mark Wahlberg, Eric Bana and Taylor Kitsch and directed by Peter Berg, And So It Goes, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, and directed by Rob Reiner and November Man, starring Pierce Brosnan and Olga Kurylenko, and di- rected by Roger Donaldson, Arctic Dogs, starring Jeremy Renner and Heidi Klum and The War with Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro, Uma Thurman and Christopher Walken. Films he has produced include Some Kind of Beautiful starring Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayak and Jessica Alba and directed by Tom Vaughan and Willy’s Wonderland starring Nicolas Cage.
Upcoming projects that Grant will be producing include: Clandestine, written and to be directed by Paul Schrader, On Silver Wings, the true story of the Women Air Force Service Pilots of WWII, Hitman’s Delight, to be directed by Peter Segal, and Sheriff Street, written and to be directed by Jim Sheridan.
Grant recently co-founded Global View Entertainment, an independent distribution studio who’s first re- lease, Followed, was the #1 at the US Box Office for 2 straight weeks.
•Formerly 11 years Character Lead at Pixar
•3 years Character/Cinematics Lead at Bungie
•Shipped seven Pixar films, 3 of them winning Oscars, 5 of them nominated
•Won a VES award for Mater in Cars
•Honors CSE Degree Princeton
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