(Teton Village, Wyo.) – Teton Gravity Research (TGR) is pleased to announce that Jeff Harasimowicz has officially joined TGR as Head of Production. Jeff most recently worked at The Weinstein Company in New York, and comes to TGR to help lead an aggressive expansion of company initiatives throughout the entertainment and action sports industries. His responsibilities will include leadership of TGR Studios, including overall production management, new business development, and high quality content creation.
“TGR Studios’ rapid growth and expansion created a need to bring in an experienced team member with an extensive background in the inner workings of the production universe,” says TGR co-founder Todd Jones. “Jeff’s extensive background in film, series, and commercial development and sales begins a very exciting new era for our company. We look forward to moving TGR into new and larger markets in the coming year.”
Jeff will supervise all aspects of production activity, and report to Todd and Steve Jones. This will include management of TGR’s resources (both human and otherwise), generating original and exciting content for a range of creative platforms, pursuing new and untapped revenue streams for TGR content, and expanding TGR’s presence to the highest levels of entertainment. Todd will continue to maintain his focus on the company’s growing digital media team and merging the worlds of production and online. Steve will continue to oversee new business development and manage TGR partnerships.
TGR has constantly striven to raise the standard of production quality in action sports and hasten the utilization of the most cutting-edge filming technologies. In recent months, the company has completed two award-winning films, The Dream Factory and Further. TGR Studios has also delivered season two of its ten-episode Jeremy Jones TV series. On the commercial front, recent projects have included work for Clif Bar and Optrix HD iPhone Cases.
Founded in 1996, TGR is a world-renowned action sports production company and lifestyle brand. The company has grown rapidly in recent years, as evidenced by its expanding online media presence. In September 2012, Alexa.com ranked TGR’s website tetongravity.com the #1 snow sports site on the internet.
At The Weinstein Company, Jeff worked directly with Harvey Weinstein (TWC Co-Chairman) and participated in all aspects of company operations during a period of unrivaled success for the studio with, among other accolades, back-to-back ‘Best Picture’ Oscar Winners (The Artist and The King’s Speech) and last year’s Best Documentary Oscar Winner (Undefeated). Prior to joining The Weinstein Company, Jeff worked in Los Angeles with Avi Arad – the former CEO and Chairman of Marvel Studios, and United Talent Agency – a global leader in entertainment talent and literary representation. Jeff is a graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont.
About Teton Gravity Research
One of the world’s leading action sports brands, TGR has produced 30 award-winning feature-length films, numerous television series, and national television commercial spots. Known for its cutting edge media and lifestyle product, TGR works with the top athletes in their respective disciplines, capturing, celebrating, and bringing to life the passion and enthusiasm associated with action sports. TGR is a proud member of 1% For The Planet and strongly believes in protecting the environment in which the team works and plays. For more information on TGR, please visit tetongravity.com, one of the leading online destinations and communities in the action sports industry.