The People Behind FIB

Ryan Harper made his start in Hollywood as a production manager for Propaganda films and in-house director Michael Bay. He produced the 2006 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Nominee Steel City starring John Heard (Home Alone) and America Ferrera (TV’s “Ugly Betty”) the film was released theatrically to rave reviews in 2007 before arriving on DVD in the spring of ’08 and on Showtime in 2009.

He is the founding partner of Your Half Pictures, which has served as production company and distributor for a number of films including 30 Miles, On the Doll ,Stealing Martin Lane and the Sean Penn documentary Witch Hunt.

Harper is also co-founder of Anarchy Post, an audio post-production facility in Glendale, CA.


Jay Holben is an award-winning producer and director whose works include the Stephen King adaptation, Paranoid, the New York Post favorite Hunger, the multi-award winning thriller Descent and the feature films, Mothman, Barfighter ,and the Documentary, CamGirls. 2 Million Stupid Women is his fourth feature film as a producer. Holben was also a consultant on the first season of Showtime’s Dexter and a second-unit director on Cinemax’s series Femme Fatales.

As a director of photography, Holben has photographed feature films, shorts, commercials and music videos.

Additionally, Holben has written for The Hollywood Reporter, is the technical editor for DV magazine, and is a frequent contributing writer and former technical editor for American Cinematographer magazine. He is also the author of A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Lighting for Digital Video on (Almost) No Budget.