SILENT R MANAGEMENT founder Jewerl Ross grew up in Los Angeles and left Southern California to study philosophy at Yale.  After graduating, Ross returned to L.A. to work in entry-level positions at ICM and Paradigm. Ross was an agent for three years at a boutique agency and later a manager for 4 years at a small management company.  In 2006, Ross founded SILENT R MANAGEMENT.  Other SILENT R MANAGEMENT employees include creative executive Andrew Gerson and executive assistant Gus Corwin.

Some of SILENT R MANAGEMENT’s director clients include:  Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins, the writer and director of Moonlight for A24 and Brad Pitt’s Plan B.  Moonlight was nominated for 8 Academy Awards and won 3 (Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor).  Barry is currently in production on If Beale Street Could Talk for Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures.  Yann Gonzalez, the writer and director of Knife + Heart (2018) and You and The Night (2013), both of which premiered at Cannes in official competition and as a part of International Critics’ Week, respectively.  For Knife + Heart, Yann was awarded the Prix du Jean Vigo, an award given annually to a young director for his or her independent spirit and stylistic originality. Since its induction in 1951, French greats like Jean Luc Godard, Chris Marker, and Alain Resnais have won the prize.   Brad Buecker, executive producer and director on American Horror Story on FX and executive producer and director on 9-1-1 on Fox, both for Ryan Murphy Television.  Buecker also directed the 9-1-1 pilot.  Buecker is currently under an overall deal at Twentieth Century Fox.  French auteur Robin Campillo, the writer and director of BPM (Beats Per Minute).  BPM (Beats Per Minute) premiered at Cannes in 2017 winning the Grand Prix and receiving widespread critical acclaim (98% on Rotten Tomatoes).  It has since won six César Awards (the French version of the Academy Awards), including Best Film and Best Original Screenplay.  It also won the Best Foreign Language Film from the New York Film Critics Circle along with nearly 100 other awards worldwide.  Steven Piet & Erik Crary, director and producer on all six episodes of season 2 of Channel Zero for Syfy and UCP.  Piet and Crary’s film, Uncle John premiered in competition at SXSW.  Piet & Crary are currently directing and producing on The Act for Hulu and UCP.  Avant Garde filmmaker Patrick Wang, the director of In the Family (2012), The Grief of Others (2018), and A Bread Factory (2018). All of his films opened to widespread critical acclaim.  Patrick was nominated for Best First Feature at the Indepedent Spirit Awards in 2012, and A Bread Factory was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards for 2019.

Some of SILENT R MANAGEMENT’s writer clients include:  Matthew Aldrich, writer of Coco for Pixar Animation Studios.  The film was released to rave reviews (97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes), has since grossed over $800 million dollars worldwide, and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.  Aldrich is currently writing Die, Berlin, an original musical for Fox 2000 and producer Marc Platt (La La Land).  Jack Stanley, writer of the original pilot, Perfect Girl, which sold to Amazon, and the original feature scripts, Possession: A Love Story and Sweetheart. Possession has had Anne Hathaway circling, and Sweetheart has had Blake Lively and director Patty Jenkins circling.  Both scripts were on “The Black List.” Jack is currently re-writing Lou for Paramount, Bad Robot and director Anna Foerster.  Evan Endicott, writer and producer for Into the Badlands for AMC and Warrior for Cinemax, Justin Lin and Jonathan Tropper.  Hannah Schneider, writer and executive producer of the original pilot script, Homecoming. The pilot is set up at Showtime after a bidding war that included several cable, network, and streaming suitors.




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