MAJORITY
MAJORITY

Now, who is behind all this?

Director led. Commercial acumen. MAJORITY was founded by Emmy-nominated, Peabody-winning independent filmmaker Senain Kheshgi in partnership with advertising industry veteran Jonathon Ker. With Kheshgi at the helm, MAJORITY blends indie and commercial excellence to deliver relatable content that resonates globally.

Partner & Managing Director

Senain Kheshgi

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, Senain has directed several feature and short films, including the three-time Emmy-nominated feature documentary THE DIPLOMAT (ESPN), and the award-winning PROJECT KASHMIR (PBS/Independent Lens). She created, wrote and directed the comedic docu-web series DIVAS OF KARACHI (PBS) and directed virtual reality films with Here Be Dragons (formerly Vrse) for Facebook, Johnson & Johnson, and Save the Children. She was commissioned by The Annenberg Center for Photography to make a VR film in Havana, Cuba as part of the Pacific Standard Time exhibition. Her films have premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), The Human Rights Watch Film Festival (NY and London) as well as other film festivals around the world.

Senain is a three-time Sundance Fellow and has served on panels and juries at Sundance, Hot Docs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, ITVS, and Film Independent. She is a former board member of the International Documentary Association and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Executive Producer

Katie Doering

Prior to joining MAJORITY, Doering was a producer of Sundance Catalyst and led the Women at Sundance Initiative at the Sundance Institute. Navigating the worlds of independent film and advertising, Doering produced programs that facilitated introductions between filmmakers and leading executives from such entities as Droga5, Kate Spade, Refinery29, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, M&C Saatchi, and the Kering Group.

While at Sundance, Doering shepherded such projects
as Boots Riley’s Sorry To Bother You, Yance Ford’s Academy Award nominated Strong Island, and Jen Brea’s Unrest among others via the Sundance Catalyst Initiative. As the lead producer of the Women at Sundance fellows program, Doering worked with such filmmakers as Janicza Bravo (LEMON), Elizabeth Wood (WHITE GIRL), and Pamela Romanowsky (THE ADDERALL DIARIES), whose tenures as Women at Sundance fellows led them to land branded work and commercial representation.

Coordinator

Andrea Lewis

Andrea Lewis began her filmmaking career while still at school at Indiana University when she associate produced the Emmy award-winning documentary MEDORA, directed by Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart. Her film school thesis, A HOUSE, A LIFE, went on to premiere on PBS’s prestigious Independent Lens series in 2011. After college, Andrea moved to Los Angeles and worked with Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick on their Oscar-nominated film, THE INVISIBLE WAR. She continues to direct her own short films, including THE HOUSE OF TOM FINLAND which premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival, and HEARING MADGE which screened at the AFI Doc Film Festival. Most recently she produced Laura Gabberts’ award-winning documentary CITY OF GOLD, which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Partner & Executive Producer

Jonathan Ker

Over the course of a two-decade career, Jonathon Ker has distinguished himself as a career builder with a keen eye for talent and a steadfast reputation for producing top-tier commercials, films, music videos and experimental content.

Ker has produced commercial work for brands such as
Coca-Cola, Levis, Nike, Mercedes, American Express. He has also produced projects for such artists as Michael Jackson, Eminem, Neil Young, Black Eyed Peas, Tom Petty, Gwen Stefani, and U2.

Above all, Ker is known for launching and energizing careers for some of the most successful commercial and feature film directors working today, including Michel Gondry, Neil Abramson, Alex Proyas, Keir McFarlane, and Gore Verbinski. His gift for spotting talent and assessing their needs has made him one of the most valued and sought-after exec producers in the world of advertising.