Hollywood, CA — Sandra Condito has been hired as President of Production at Straight Up Films where she will be overseeing the development and production of film, TV and commercials.
Condito began her career at Miramax/Dimension Films, first as a publicist, then assigned to work with Robert Rodriguez and his then wife Elizabeth Avellan’s Troublemaker Studios, where she worked on Spy Kids, Sin City, Grindhouse and Planet Terror and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. Separately Condito teamed up with Avellan to produce the film Secuestro Express Jonathan Jakubowicz’s (Hands of Stone) U.S. directorial debut.
Kate Cohen, Marisa Polvino and Casey Carroll head Straight Up Films which produced Transcendence in 2014 and Jane Got a Gun starring Natalie Portman. Straight Up Films recently optioned Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story Of The Dyatlov Pass Incident, the nonfiction bestseller by Donnie Eichar.