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A. Ron Ray

Founder/Director/Producer

Ron Ray (RR) founded RR Film Production in 2005 with a vision of creating original Feature films, TV shows for broadcast, theatrical and digital distribution.  

  

RR manages several million dollars of private and institutional client money in Wall Street and owns his own money management firm, and has been in business for over 25 years.  He specializes in managing the money of Hollywood Producers, athletes, physicians, lawyers, business owners, and ERISA pension plans.

RR also has over 35 years of acting experience on stage, television, and feature film in Bollywood and Hollywood. Most notably, RR acted with International Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan and Mexican superstar Barbara Mori in the international blockbuster "KITES." "KITES" was theatrically released globally in 30 countries and on 500 screens in May 2010 with a production budget of $13 million. RR has also written, directed and produced several pilots, short films, music videos, and commercials, and is the lead producer in the Award winning Hollywood feature film TREES OF PEACE (TOP).  RR discovered the writer/director Alanna Brown and her amazing script on Instagram, fully financed the film, took it through shooting and post production, and is now about to sell the movie.  TOP won the BEST Film Panavision Jury Award and ADL - Santa Barbara Humanitarian award at the prestigious 2021 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where the movie premiered for the first time.  Since then, TOP won Best Film & Best Director at the Phoenix Film Festival, won Best Film and Best Screenplay at prestigious AFRIFF in Nigeria, Best Ensemble Cast at the Rising Sun International Film Festival in Japan.  TOP is currently competing at the American Black Film Festival for Best Film, John Singleton Award for Best First Feature, and Best Director, and at the Switzerland International Film Festival, TOP is competing for Best Film and Best Screenplay.  As the lead producer of this movie, RR brought in Executive Producer Nicole Avant, Barry Levine and Mike Bundlie to the project.  RR also got Sony and Sigma to get involved with this project.  The Producers Guild of America has recognized RR with the distinguished p.g.a watermark for this film.

RR has built a strong network over the last two decades in the Hollywood and Bollywood film industry with A-list Producer and Directors, as well as studios, streamers, and distribution companies, as well as at UTA, CAA and WME.  RR is the perfect blend between filmmaker and businessman with tremendous financial acumen which makes him very effective and efficient as a producer/director.  On the personal side, he is happily married to Michelle Ray, who is his producing partner, and is a devoted family man.