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Ari Gold

| August 22, 2016

Ari Gold 300x300Ari Gold is a writer, director, producer, and actor. He made the Student Academy Award-winning Helicopter, the cult comedy Adventures of Power, and dozens of award-winning shorts and videos that have played festivals from Sundance to Bangkok. Ari acts in movies occasionally and won “Stoner of the Year” from High Times Magazine for his performance in the Sony Classics release Groove.

Ari founded Power Saves the Music, which provides free music education for disadvantaged children. He was raised in San Francisco, enjoying his father Herbert Gold’s tales of the city, and has lived at various times in New York, Los Angeles, New Mexico, Montana, Germany and Serbia. He sings in the band The Honey Brothers (with Adrian Grenier) and Gold Brothers (with his twin brother Ethan) and plays ukulele, piano, and sometimes drums.

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Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer