Established in 2004, Cannonball is a full service film and commercial production company based in Los Angeles. Headed by Director Sean Hanish and Executive Producer Paul Jaconi-Biery, Cannonball delivers top-quality content in a variety of media, from feature films to commercials.
With an emphasis on compelling and unique storytelling, Cannonball produces impactful feature films with a relevant social message. Cannonball’s first feature, RETURN TO ZERO was awarded a Satellite Award for best Television Movie and earned an Emmy nomination for its star Minnie Driver, along with a WGA Award nomination for writer/director Sean Hanish. It was also Lifetime Network’s first ever world premiere film and was the first feature film to deal with the issue of stillbirth.
From high-fashion to high-concept, Cannonball creates successful award-winning commercial campaigns for top brands. Our client list includes the NFL, OSCAR DE LA RENTA, DISNEY, CINDY CRAWFORD HOME and ROOMS TO GO, the nation’s largest independent furniture retailer.
- 2014 Nominee – Writer’s Guild of America Award for Best Longform Original Screenplay - Sean Hanish for “Return To Zero”
- 2014 Nominee – Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Miniseries or a Movie - Minnie Driver in “Return To Zero”
- 2014 Winner – International Press Academy Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture Made for Television - “Return To Zero”
- 2014 Winner – International Press Academy Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television - Minnie Driver in "Return to Zero"
- 2014 Nominee – Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries - Minnie Driver in “Return To Zero”
- 2014 Finisher – Global Music Award for Best Original Score - James T. Sale for "Return to Zero"
COMMERCIAL TELLY AWARDS
Rooms to Go
“Magic Room Packages”
“NFL Kids Collection”
“City of Commerce”
“Bring Home the Magic of Disney”
“A California Carol”
“Bounce Into the Brick”
Cindy Crawford Home
“South Beach Style”
“The Girl Is Back In Town”
“Pocketful of Sunshine”
“Wrap Me In Dreams”
“Black & White”
“Fashion To Furniture”