We write, develop and produce cinematic content for all facets of entertainment.
From scripted shows to music television to documentaries, we believe every project should be driven by original ideas, compelling characters, extraordinary visuals, and stunning production value. We create art that delights the eyes, ears, heart and mind simultaneously.
Bart Peters is a TV and film veteran whose resume includes scripted shows, movies, documentary series and live events. After many years working as an entertainment executive, Bart established Big Branch Productions to merge all of his experience under one roof and expand his role as both producer and director. Bart is deeply connected to every project he touches, constantly searching for the best way possible to tell a story. He is currently Executive Producer on Hit The Road, Loudermilk and Ice, as well as a new music series, and he brings a rare combination of creative vision, business acumen and ceaseless passion to his work.
Before founding Big Branch, Bart’s most recent post was Head of Programming, Development & Production at DIRECTV/AT&T’s AUDIENCE Network. While there, he produced hundreds of episodes of over a dozen shows, including Kingdom, Rogue, You Me Her, Religion of Sports and AUDIENCE Music, and he was essential to the expansion of AUDIENCE Network. Bart has also worked extensively in live audience shows, helping produce the Oscars and the Grammys, So You Think You Can Dance, CD USA, iHeartRadio's Secret Sessions featuring Lorde, iHeartSummer '17 Weekend and Farm Aid.
When Jenifer Peters joined Big Branch Productions, she brought with her a decade of experience in International Film Distribution, and a lifetime of experience in the arts. Her unique ability to reconcile creative, financial, and logistical interests on major projects has helped her solve a wide range of challenges on some of Hollywood’s most celebrated films. Underscoring all of her production savvy, Jenifer is a classically trained dancer and performer who lends her artistic sensibilities to every aspect of her work. She’s delighted to join her husband Bart at Big Branch and be even closer to all aspects of film and television production.
Most recently, Jenifer was Director of Creative Services, International Theatrical Post Production at 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment. She was instrumental to Fox’s success overseas, and her resume includes some of Fox’s biggest feature films, including Avatar, Star Wars, Life of Pi, and The Simpson’s Movie. Jenifer has also worked closely with the likes of Jon Landau, James Cameron, Ridley Scott, Richard Sakai and Al Jean to help Fox successfully penetrate dozens of foreign markets and achieve International Box Office records.
Head of Development
Jesse Vincent is an established film and television writer and producer. He was the creator, head writer and executive producer for the satirical sports TV show, Fair Game with Brock Everett, which aired on AUDIENCE Network. A long-time fan of sketch comedy, Jesse spent several years honing his writing skills at the world-renowned Second City in Chicago.
Jesse has achieved considerable industry recognition including awards through multiple film festivals for his original short films. Most recently, he was a writer for the scripted comedy series, Hit The Road, starring Jason Alexander, and he is currently producing the second season of Loudermilk with Ron Livingston.
As the Head of Development for Big Branch Productions, Jesse utilizes his past experience in writing and producing to develop shows such as, The Sneaker Game, and the scripted comedy series, Dry Hopping and Cop Shit. Jesse’s creative background and problem-solving abilities make him a strong addition to the Big Branch team.
Coordinator, Development and Current Programming
Ludmila Kmet has experience in film, TV and advertising. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration and began her professional career working for the Expedia Group as a copywriter for several years. While at Expedia, she developed and executed brand concepts for a wide range of print and digital platforms.
Ludmila's passion for storytelling and understanding of business led her to the entertainment industry. She has since worked on a variety of unscripted and scripted TV shows including Emmy award-winning reality series, Survivor.
Joining the Big Branch team in 2016, Ludmila has supported several productions such as Loudermilk, Ice, Hit The Road, and AUDIENCE Music. She has also worked on live events including DIRECTV NOW’s Super Saturday Night with JLo, iHeartRadio’s Secret Session with Lorde, and the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.