Kustom founder ankles management/production firm
Kustom Entertainment founder Tom Lassally has ankled the management/production firm for a manager-producer slot with 3 Arts Entertainment and his roster of clients and film projects.Kustom’s Robyn Meisinger and Adam Kolbrenner will head operations for the Santa Monica-based company. Meisinger has been with Kustom since 2002 while Kolbrenner has been with Kustom for a year and a half. Story editor Trever Stewart and associate manager Chris Cook will continue at Kustom. Kustom and Lassally are producing “Town Creek,” written by client Dave Kajganich and set up at Gold Circle Films, and wrapped production on “First Snow” for the Yari Film Group. Other producing projects include Paramount and Watermark’s “Closed for the Holidays,” written by client Craig Doyle; Mandate and Ghost House Pictures’ “Monkey’s Paw,” written by Kajganich; and New Line and Cherry Road’s “Forget About It,” written by clients Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro. Other Kustom clients include Jason Smilovic, writer of “Lucky Number Slevin”; Jeffrey Lieber, co-creator of ABC’s “Lost”; Sarah Thorp; Nina Colman; and Liz Garcia. Kustom, founded in 2002, is backed by San Francisco-based CSI Capital Management. Lassally, a producer on “Stay,” is also producing “Last Man Home” with Brian Grazer for Ron Howard to direct and teaming with the Weinstein Co. on a biopic of fictitious author J.T. Leroy. Clients include Mark Pellington, Vicky Jenson, Don Rhymer, Enda McCallion, Antti Jokinen, Bill Guttentag, Jeremy Doner, Captain Mauzner, John Mankiewicz and Joe Castelo.