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Jeff Levy-Hinte is president of Antidote International Films (also known as Antidote Films), Inc based in New York City. Most recently he has produced The Kids Are All Right (film), co-written and directed by Lisa Cholodenko, which won the 68th Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical, and Best Performance by an Actress for Annette Bening.

Jeff Levy-Hinte has recently completed several documentaries, including Soul Power (produced and directed by Levy-Hinte) and The Dungeon Masters, both of which premiered at the 2009 AFI Dallas International Film Festival, the 2009 South by South West Film Festival and the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.

Levy-Hinte also produced Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, a documentary directed by Marina Zenovich. Winner of the Documentary Editing Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, the film was released domestically by HBO and THINK Films and internationally through The Weinstein Company and the BBC.

Additionally, Levy-Hinte produced the critically acclaimed eco-horror thriller, The Last Winter (released by IFC Films) and the documentary Bomb It, a comprehensive investigation of graffiti, covering street art from all around the world. The Last Winter premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival while Bomb It premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival's World Documentary Competition.

Previous to The Last Winter and Bomb It, Levy-Hinte produced The Hawk Is Dying adapted from Harry Crews' novel and directed by Julian Goldberger and starring Paul Giamatti, Michael Pitt, and Michelle Williams. The Hawk Is Dying premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. The Hawk Is Dying premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was admitted to the 2006 Director's Fortnight at Cannes.

Prior to that, Levy-Hinte produced Mysterious Skin adapted from Scott Heim's novel and directed by Gregg Araki and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brady Corbet, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Elisabeth Shue. Mysterious Skin screened at the 2004 Venice and Toronto Film Festivals and the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, was released in the US in May 2005 to widespread critical acclaim, and has recently been nominated for IFP Gotham and Independent Spirit Awards.

Levy-Hinte's other productions include Chain (film), a hybrid documentary-narrative feature which premiered at the 2004 Berlin Film Festival and for which director Jem Cohen was awarded the "Someone to Watch Award" at the 2005 Independent Spirit Awards; and Thirteen directed by Catherine Hardwicke and starring Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood, which screened at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Dramatic Directing Award, and which received numerous award nominations, including a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for Holly Hunter, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood, and Best Screenplay and First Feature nominations and the Best Debut Performance award at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Levy-Hinte also produced Laurel Canyon directed by Lisa Cholodenko, Wendigo directed by Larry Fessenden, American Saint directed by Joseph Castello, and Limon, a documentary directed by Malachi Roth. Prior to 2000, Levy-Hinte produced Lisa Cholodenko's film High Art and edited the Academy Award-winning documentary When We Were Kings. In 2003 Levy-Hinte was selected as one of Variety's "Producers to Watch".

Born in Santa Monica, California, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte is a graduate of Cal State, Northridge and the University of Michigan, and is Board Chair for Independent Features Project in New York.
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