Kickstart LA is where everything started. We are located in West LA, just a few steps away from many of the
big agencies and studios. Our LA office is right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.
We get excited about fresh projects, great people, and the opportunity to work with local creators.
We also make sure to balance our work with some fun in the sun.

 
 
 Jason Netter is the Founder and CEO of Kickstart Productions; a leading animation and live action production company for 17 years, with offices and studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Hong Kong, London and India.  Mr. Netter has produced over 500 episodes of television and 20 features & television movies to date. Mr. Netter is currently in production on the second season of Preacher for AMC, Ready Jet Go for PBS, Netflix original series Bottersnikes and Gumbles, and Fruit Ninja for YouTube RED.  In 2015, Mr. Netter became Chief Operating Officer of the Bentonville Film Festival founded by Geena Davis and founding sponsors Walmart and Coke. The mission of the Bentonville Film Festival is to promote women and diverse voices in all forms of media. Year 3 of the festival had over 77,000 attendees and over 70 films including STEP and Guardians of the Galaxy 2.  Previously produced projects include the feature film Wanted starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman, the Los Angeles Film Festival Official Nominee A Country Called Home starring Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis and Academy Award Winner Ryan Bingham, the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Official Premiere Selection, Sweetwater starring Ed Harris, January Jones and Jason Isaacs and the television series Painkiller Jane for Syfy Channel as well as numerous animated television series including, Wolverine and the X-Men, Speed Racer and Voltron.

Jason Netter is the Founder and CEO of Kickstart Productions; a leading animation and live action production company for 17 years, with offices and studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Hong Kong, London and India.

Mr. Netter has produced over 500 episodes of television and 20 features & television movies to date. Mr. Netter is currently in production on the second season of Preacher for AMC, Ready Jet Go for PBS, Netflix original series Bottersnikes and Gumbles, and Fruit Ninja for YouTube RED.

In 2015, Mr. Netter became Chief Operating Officer of the Bentonville Film Festival founded by Geena Davis and founding sponsors Walmart and Coke. The mission of the Bentonville Film Festival is to promote women and diverse voices in all forms of media. Year 3 of the festival had over 77,000 attendees and over 70 films including STEP and Guardians of the Galaxy 2.

Previously produced projects include the feature film Wanted starring Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman, the Los Angeles Film Festival Official Nominee A Country Called Home starring Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis and Academy Award Winner Ryan Bingham, the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Official Premiere Selection, Sweetwater starring Ed Harris, January Jones and Jason Isaacs and the television series Painkiller Jane for Syfy Channel as well as numerous animated television series including, Wolverine and the X-Men, Speed Racer and Voltron.

 Loris joined forces with Kickstart in 2004 to help develop and produce kid’s content. Loris has been working as an independent producer since 2000, developing and producing projects for film, television and direct-to-DVD. She has produced over 600 episodes of television to date. Recent projects include animated hits Supernoobs and Johnny Test for Cartoon Network and Teletoon, TV movie Swindle with Nickelodeon, holiday specials Bob’s Broken Sleigh and Ghost Patrol for Disney Channel, Netflix and Family Channel, Shezow for The Hub, Voltron Force and Speed Racer for Nicktoons, Happy Monster Band and Dance-a-Lot Robot for Disney Junior, and the critically-acclaimed miniseries, Miracle’s Boys, for TeenNick. Loris is currently producing an animated series based on the Monster High toys with Mattel for YouTube Kids. Previously, Loris was Senior Vice President, Creative Affairs at Sony Wonder, where she was responsible for the day-to-day management of the Creative department, including acquisitions, development, production and international co-production of children’s television and video programming for the global marketplace and oversight of the studio. She served as Executive Producer on numerous projects including animated series Rainbow Fish and animated feature Lion of Oz.  Loris is on the Advisory Council for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and is a graduate of Syracuse University.

Loris joined forces with Kickstart in 2004 to help develop and produce kid’s content. Loris has been working as an independent producer since 2000, developing and producing projects for film, television and direct-to-DVD. She has produced over 600 episodes of television to date. Recent projects include animated hits Supernoobs and Johnny Test for Cartoon Network and Teletoon, TV movie Swindle with Nickelodeon, holiday specials Bob’s Broken Sleigh and Ghost Patrol for Disney Channel, Netflix and Family Channel, Shezow for The Hub, Voltron Force and Speed Racer for Nicktoons, Happy Monster Band and Dance-a-Lot Robot for Disney Junior, and the critically-acclaimed miniseries, Miracle’s Boys, for TeenNick. Loris is currently producing an animated series based on the Monster High toys with Mattel for YouTube Kids.
Previously, Loris was Senior Vice President, Creative Affairs at Sony Wonder, where she was responsible for the day-to-day management of the Creative department, including acquisitions, development, production and international co-production of children’s television and video programming for the global marketplace and oversight of the studio. She served as Executive Producer on numerous projects including animated series Rainbow Fish and animated feature Lion of Oz.

Loris is on the Advisory Council for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and is a graduate of Syracuse University.

 Kallan started listening to talking animals in 1975 when she met Thumper in the re-release of Disney’s classic Bambi at the Laemmele Music Hall movie theater on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles California.  A producer, writer and director of kids and branded entertainment for over 25 years, she has had the pleasure of working with Warner Bros Animation, Disney TV Animation, Disney Animation Japan, Mattel, Viacom, Macy’s, Nickelodeon, Blue Sky Studios, Fox Animation, Dreamworks, HIT Entertainment, The NFL, Microsoft, McDonald’s, JWT, BBDO, The Jim Henson Co., and Netflix. In 2017 Kallan won her first Emmy as an executive producer on Amazon’s original animated series Lost in OZ.  Kallan considers it her calling to create new talking animals to help the children of the world decide what to believe next. As head of Kids and Branded Entertainment development for Kickstart, she is focused on developing and producing original content with messages of inclusion, diversity, collaboration and kindness.

Kallan started listening to talking animals in 1975 when she met Thumper in the re-release of Disney’s classic Bambi at the Laemmele Music Hall movie theater on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles California.

A producer, writer and director of kids and branded entertainment for over 25 years, she has had the pleasure of working with Warner Bros Animation, Disney TV Animation, Disney Animation Japan, Mattel, Viacom, Macy’s, Nickelodeon, Blue Sky Studios, Fox Animation, Dreamworks, HIT Entertainment, The NFL, Microsoft, McDonald’s, JWT, BBDO, The Jim Henson Co., and Netflix. In 2017 Kallan won her first Emmy as an executive producer on Amazon’s original animated series Lost in OZ.

Kallan considers it her calling to create new talking animals to help the children of the world decide what to believe next. As head of Kids and Branded Entertainment development for Kickstart, she is focused on developing and producing original content with messages of inclusion, diversity, collaboration and kindness.

 Tracie Flink is a founding team member of Kickstart since 1999. She serves as Office Manager as well as the US Production Accountant overseeing all payments and managing payroll. Tracie also assists in monitoring budgets and generating cost reports while working with our Canadian pre-production entity. In her few hours of free time a week, Tracie enjoys time with family and friends, cooking, camping and music.

Tracie Flink is a founding team member of Kickstart since 1999. She serves as Office Manager as well as the US Production Accountant overseeing all payments and managing payroll. Tracie also assists in monitoring budgets and generating cost reports while working with our Canadian pre-production entity. In her few hours of free time a week, Tracie enjoys time with family and friends, cooking, camping and music.

Jason Netter - Founder / CEO

Loris Kramer Lunsford - Executive Producer

Kallan Kagan - Head of Kids & Branded Entertainment Development

Tracie Fink - Office Manager & Accounting

 Jenny joined the Kickstart team in 2016. She got the entertainment bug early when her mom made her read the newspaper every morning as a kid and she always found herself reading the “Reliable Source” in the Style section of the Washington Post. DMV Represent!  Prior to Kickstart she got her first entertainment experience in college interning at MTV Films on the Paramount lot and since then has worked in the marketing and branding worlds and abroad interning for CJ Entertainment at Mnet before coming back to entertainment full time working for an international sales agent and Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival.

Jenny joined the Kickstart team in 2016. She got the entertainment bug early when her mom made her read the newspaper every morning as a kid and she always found herself reading the “Reliable Source” in the Style section of the Washington Post. DMV Represent!

Prior to Kickstart she got her first entertainment experience in college interning at MTV Films on the Paramount lot and since then has worked in the marketing and branding worlds and abroad interning for CJ Entertainment at Mnet before coming back to entertainment full time working for an international sales agent and Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival.

 
 

Jenny Suh - Business Development Coordinator