Talent Guide

Jake Katofsky

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2020, Grants and Awards 2020


USC Peter Stark Program alumn, Jake Katofsky gravitates towards producing underdog inspirational stories told from new perspectives. Jake has produced such feature titles as 108 Stitches, which had a limited theatrical run, and Live Cargo starring Lakeith Stanfield, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2016. His produced short ASIA A has won 9x festivals, was named a Semifinalist at the 45th Student Academy Awards, and the feature adaptation received the Tribeca Sloan Filmmaker Fund Grant in 2018. Jake also has numerous other projects at various stages of development and a slate filled with fresh new voices.

Current Project



After suffering a spinal cord injury, a college basketball player struggles between hoping for recovery and accepting his new life as a paraplegic.