Anne O'Shea, founder. Brian Quattrini, president.

Anne O'Shea, founder. Brian Quattrini, president.

Shedding light on the underdog,  Minerva Productions focuses on films encouraging empowerment. 

They just wrapped filming of The Family Fang. Directed by Jason Bateman, Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman star as brother and sister who return home in search of their world famous parents who have disappeared. It will also star Christopher Walken. 

Currently Minerva is in Los Angeles filming Director’s Cut, a horror film written by and starring Penn Jillette.

In production, Anne and Brian are working on Raisin’ Cain: A History of Cain’s Ballroom, a documentary and in post-production, Unreachable by Conventional Means and The Little Firemen, another documentary.

Soon, they will be releasing Sins of a Father, a film that began 24 years ago and starred Alan Bates.  

 

awards

2014 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, Jessie Mueller (Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical) | Tony Awards

2013 Outstanding Film - Limited Release, Any Day Now I GLAAD Media Awards

2012 Audience Award for Best Narrative Film , Any Day Now | Tribeca Film Festival

2012 Best Film, Any Day NowSeattle International Film Festival 

2012 Audience Award for Best Film, Any Day Now | Provincetown International Film Festival 

2012 Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Feature , Any Day Now | Los Angeles Outfest

2012 Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, Any Day Now | Woodstock Film Festival

2012 Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature, Any Day Now | Chicago International Film Festival

2012 Best Narrative Feature, Any Day Now | Napa Film Festival

2012 Audience Award for Best Film 18+, Any Day Now | Giffoni Film Festival

2011 Best Motion Picture (Comedy or Musical) , The Kids are All Right | Golden Globe 

2011 Best Screenplay , The Kids are All Right | Independent Spirit Award

2011 Movie of the Year, The Kids Are All Right I AFI Awards, USA

2011 Outstanding Film - Wide Release, The Kids Are All Right I GLAAD Media Awards

 

 

 

 

nominations

2014 Best Musical, Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical Tony Awards

2011 Best Motion Picture of the Year, The Kids are All Right | Academy Awards

2011 Best Writing, Original Screenplay , The Kids Are All Right | Academy Awards

2011 Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, The Kids Are All Right I Golden Globes

2011 Best Feature, The Kids Are All Right | Independent Spirit Awards

2010 Best Film, The Kids Are All Right I Gotham Awards