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.

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

Tracie Flink - Office Manager & Accounting