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50 Eggs, Inc. is an independent film production company dedicated to making socially impactful films. To contact us please email 50 Eggs Films by clicking here, or call our offices at 781-239-7000.  Please check out our website at www.50eggs.com.

Other Films from 50 Eggs:

I AM JANE DOE Called "a gripping legal thriller" (Esquire), "a powerful call to action" (The Los Angeles Times), "the rare social-issue documentary that has an effect" (The Washington Post), I AM JANE DOE chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds site that for years was part of the Village Voice. Reminiscent of Erin Brockovich and Karen Silkwood, these mothers have stood up on behalf of thousands of others, fighting back and refusing to take no for an answer. It is a gut-wrenching human story and fresh look at a social and legal issue that affects every community in America. The voices of these mothers and their children, amplified by I AM JANE DOE, has helped to catalyze legislation which recently passed overwhelming in the House and Senate (97-2) and was signed by the President on April 11, 2018. Please visit www.iamjanedoefilm.com for more information.

I AM LITTLE RED I AM LITTLE RED is a 10-minute animated short aimed at children most at-risk for sex trafficking (e.g. foster-care, runaway, LBGTQ, homeless, and adopted children), with the goal of prevention and awareness. The film, narrated by Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain (English) and Aislinn Derbez (Spanish), animated by Academy Award winners Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala from Punkrobot, and written by 10 survivors of sex trafficking (aged 14-21) along with Alec Sokolow (Academy Award nominated writer of Toy Story) and Mary Mazzio, is a contemporary re-imagining of the classic fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood. I AM LITTLE RED addresses the four tactics a “wolf” (trafficker/pimp) will typically use to lure a Little Red off their path. You can visit www.iamlittlered.com for more information.

Underwater Dreams Underwater Dreams, written and directed by Mary Mazzio, and narrated by Michael Peña, is the epic story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from Home Depot parts. And defeat engineering powerhouse MIT in the process. Hailed by Jonathan Alter as “the most politically significant documentary film since Waiting for Superman" (The Daily Beast); featured on the Colbert Report; called “astonishing… already a contender for the best documentary of 2014” (David Noh, Film Journal); “moving and insightful” (Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times), and named one of the Best Family Movies of 2014 by Common Sense Media, alongside Selma and Birdman; Underwater Dreams was released theatrically in Los Angeles, New York, and Phoenix with AMC Theatres. Please visit www.underwaterdreamsfilm.com for more information.

Contrarian Narrated by Fred Dalton Thompson and directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio, Contrarian chronicles the life of philanthropist and legendary investor, John Templeton, who ranks among the top investors of all time, alongside Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch. In fact, long before Buffett and Lynch were on the radar, thousands of people were trekking to Templeton’s annual meetings – making Templeton the first true rock star investor. Check out www.tennesseecontrarian.com for more information about the film.

The Apple Pushers The Apple Pushers, written and directed by Mary Mazzio, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, and underwritten by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). Through the lens of their powerful and deeply personal stories, the film examines such hot-button issues as food access, the obesity crisis, immigration, entrepreneurship, and what it really takes to achieve the American Dream. "Emotionally, the film packs a wallop," - Tracie McMillan (The Atlantic). Visit www.applepushers.com for more information about the film.

TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon.  Released theatrically in a first-of-its-kind partnership with AMC Theatres (opening in New York, LA, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Kansas City).  Tom Friedman, in the New York Times, said this: "Obama should arrange for this movie to be shown in every classroom in America.  It is the most inspirational, heartwarming film you will ever see." The film was also called "inspiring... should be compulsory viewing in high schools around the country" (Lael Lowenstein, Variety); "very well made" (Mike Hale, The New York Times); "important" (Marshall Fine, The Huffington Post); "gripping" (Nancy Colasurdo, FoxBusiness.com); "uplifting" (Siobhan O'Connor, GOOD Magazine); and "simply marvelous" (Curt Schleier, Film Soundoff).  The film has received extraordinary press in The New York Times, The Financial Times, Fortune Small Business, Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek.com, TheAtlanticWire.com, ABC news, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, NPR, and others.  Check out www.ten9eight.com for more information.  The film had its broadcast debut on BET (Super Bowl Sunday) and Scholastic has released a companion book to the film, Teens Blast Off.  The film also screened as part of the White House Summit, in a special event hosted by the US Department of Education and the Library of Congress.

A Hero for Daisy.  Hailed by The New York Times as a “landmark film,” “inspiring” by TV Guide, and “fantastic” by Sports Illustrated, “A Hero for Daisy" is a documentary film about Title IX pioneer and two-time Olympian Chris Ernst, who galvanized her rowing team to storm the Yale athletic director’s office in 1976 to protest the lack of athletic facilities for the women. Nineteen athletes stripped, exposing the phrase “Title IX” in blue marker (Title IX referring to legislation enacted in 1972, which mandated gender equity for all institutions receiving federal aid). The story was picked up by The New York Times and was carried by all of the major international news outlets the following day. The impact was immediate and national in scope.

The film, which has been critically acclaimed and has garnered awards, aired nationwide on ESPN, Oxygen, WGBH, and WTSN (Canada) and is in thousands of classrooms across the country. For more information, please log onto www.aherofordaisy.com. TO ORDER "A Hero For Daisy," click here.

Apple Pie.  Called "warm and illuminating, told with deftness and emotion... priceless" by The New York Times; "fantastic" - NPR; " heartwarming: - Los Angeles Times; "excellent" - CNN; and selected as a recommended pick by both Entertainment Weekly and TVGuide, "Apple Pie", which aired on ESPN repeatedly, chronicles 11 extraordinary athletes and their mothers, including NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe and his mother, Barbara; soccer star Mia Hamm and Stephanie Hamm; NBA star Shaquille O'Neal and Lucille Harrison; Baseball star Kenny Lofton and his grandmother Rosie Lou; NBA Star Grant Hill and Janet Hill; Indy Car driver Sarah Fisher and Reba Fisher; NHL All-star Tony Granato, Olympic gold medalist Cammi Granato, and Natalie Granato, among several other stories.    For more information about the film, log onto www.applepiemovie.com.
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we are BlackRock.  A film which chronicles the history and entrepreneurial spirit behind one of Wall Street's most successful asset management firms, BlackRock. 

President/CEO: Mary Mazzio
Mary Mazzio, herself an Olympian (1992 Olympic Rowing Team), wrote, directed and produced "Lemonade Stories", as well as the award-winning film "A Hero for Daisy" and the critically acclaimed "Apple Pie".

Mary is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Georgetown Law School. She has received several awards including the Gracie Award; the 2001 Women's Sports Foundation Journalism Award; a Henry Luce Foundation Fellowship (to Korea); and a Rotary Foundation Graduate Fellowship (to France).

Mary, a former partner with the law firm of Brown Rudnick in Boston, has served on a number of Boards of Directors including The Shackleton Schools, Sojourner House (a homeless shelter), The Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, Boston Rowing Center, The Head of the Charles Regatta, the National Rowing Foundation, and World Team Sports (for disabled athletes).

Mary is willing to disclose her height, weight, and true hair color - but refuses to disclose her golf handicap, particularly after her performance at the Drew Bledsoe Celebrity Golf Tournament, where she participated as a celebrity (who nobody knew). She was, however, heckled by real celebrities: NFL great Lynn Swann and producer Bobby Farrelly ("There's Something About Mary" and "Me, Myself, and Irene") for having brand new golf shoes. She heckled back.

50 Eggs Team - Lemonade Stories
Director of Photography, Richard Klug
The cinematographer for "Lemonade Stories" is an award-winning director of photography. Richard has shot numerous commercials for companies including McDonalds (with Larry Bird), Hood, Pitney Bowes, Boston Gas, and The Olive Garden.

Editor, Collin Cameron
One of the most sought after editors in the region, Collin edits commercials for companies including Volkswagen, McDonald’s, and Verizon. He has also edited some of the award-winning commercials for the “Truth” campaign (the Mass Department of Public Health’s anti-smoking campaign).

Supervising Producer, Michael Dehni
An associate producer with Northern Light Productions (which has produced award-winning documentaries), Michael is the supervising producer for this project.

Composer, Sheldon Mirowitz
Sheldon, who owns and runs Verite Music in Boston, has composed numerous scores for both film and television. Nova, Outside Providence (by the Farrelly Brothers), and the Oscar-nominated Troublesome Creek all feature his work.
                                                                 Still Photographer, Richard Schultz
Richard, an IPA photographer of the year, has shot stills for clients ranging from Hewlett-Packard, L.L. Bean, Nextel, IBM, and Vanity Fair.

This project could not have been accomplished without the help and countless hours of those individuals, each of whom are listed on the Credits Page.

Speaking Engagements
A public speaker, Mary has spoken at numerous events and ceremonies (both corporate and educational) across the nation. Please see www.50eggs.com/speaking for more information.

 

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