Ross, Matthew
September 2007
Daily Variety;9/6/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 47, pA11
Trade Publication
The article features Michael Roiff, chosen by "Daily Variety" as one its 2007 Ten Producers to Watch. Roiff raised funds through private equity and produced the independent film "Waitress," which was written and directed by Adrienne Shelly who was murdered before the film's appearance in Sundance. Through his company Night and Day Pictures, Roiff is financing and producing "American Son" and "Ball Don't Lie."


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