ROGER M. BOBB
PRESIDENT/CEO BOBBCAT FILMS
With three hit shows currently on the air and 11 films having been released in the last six years, all opening at #1 or #2 on their opening weekends, Roger Bobb is one of the most successful producers working in the film and television industry today. Roger is the President and CEO of Bobbcat Films a film and television production company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to creating Bobbcat films, Roger served as Executive Vice President of Tyler Perry Studios.
Roger is the executive producer and director of the new TVOne hit sitcom “The Rickey Smiley Show.” The show premiered as the highest rated show in TV One’s history. He was the Supervising Producer of “House of Payne” which premiered on TBS as the highest rated first run sitcom in basic cable history. The show has taped over 254 episodes which is more than any other African American sitcom in television history. He was also the Executive Producer of the sitcom“Meet the Browns,” which premiered on TBS as the second highest rated sitcom in basic cable history and has taped over 140 episodes.
Roger’s theatrical producing credits include “Madea’s Family Reunion”, “For Colored Girls”, “Madea’s Big Happy Family” and seven other Tyler Perry films just to name a few. His films have combined theatrical revenue of over half a billion dollars. He recently produced and directed the television film “Raising Izzie” for the GMC network which premiered as the networks highest rated original movie in African American households. Roger has won Six NAACP Image Awards for his film and television projects.
Roger was named one of the top 40 executives under 40 by The Network Journal Magazine. He has been profiled in several publications such as TV Guide, Emmy, Black Enterprise, The Hollywood Reporter and The Daily Variety.
EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
ANGI BONES did not follow the path of what was expected of her coming from a family of politics and education. Her first career of choice was law enforcement. While waiting final testing for LAPD, Angi took an unpaid position as a set production assistant on the film “Panther” directed by Mario Van Peebles. Working on the film “Panther” shifted her journey in life from law enforcement to a successful career in film, television and video where she started as a Production Assistant that lead to Extra’s Casting Director, Assistant Director, Producer and Director.
To her credit, Angi hosts an impressive resume of music videos, commercials, award shows, television series and more than 50 films; most notably: The Negotiator, Blade, Too Wong Foo, Eve’s Bayou, Fighting Temptations, Men of Honor, Mother, The Antoine Fisher Story, Training Day, The Gospel, Warm Springs, Stroke of Genius, Crazy in Alabama. Angi served as 2nd Assistant Director on 11 feature films under director, writer, producer Tyler Perry and 240 combined episodes of the hit sitcom Meet the Browns and House of Payne. In addition she Co- ‐Produced Meet The Browns (140 episodes), House of Payne (40 episodes) and The Tyler Perry show. Angi currently serves as Executive Vice President of Bobbcat Films.
In 2003, Angi along with producing partner, Dianne Ashford created Symmetry Entertainment. Symmetry Entertainment is an Atlanta based Film and Television Production Company. Angi and Dianne produced their first film together entitled Trois, The Escort, in 2005 and their second film Motives II that was released to DVD 2006.
Angi is an active member of the Director’s Guild of America as director and 1st AD and a member of Women in Film & Television Atlanta where she serves on the advisory board.
Angi creatively developed, produced and directed the documentary film about migrant death along the US border entitled Season of Death and the award winning short film Letters to a Father about a young girl growing up without her father. Angi has also directed a short industrial for The Atlanta Union Mission, a homeless shelter for women and children for ad agency elite J. Walter Thompson. Directing these type of project keeps Angi in line with her goals, which is to give back creatively from the heart through film and television sending messages of family, faith, love and forgiveness.
In addition to Producing and Directing, based on her production experience she has completed a manuscript entitled “The Production Assistants Hand Manual”, to be released late 2012.
Hard work, dedication and perseverance serve as a staple in her life and career, as well being a dedicated mother of three wonderful young men.