Jay  Cohen

Jay Cohen


Jay Cohen is a Partner and Head of Film Finance and Distribution at The Gersh Agency, where he oversees a department which represents multiple equity funds, sells finished films and consults on independent financing for a wide spectrum of independent projects. Mr. Cohen created the company Cosmic Entertainment, a partnership with Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson which produced THE MATTHEW SHEPARD STORY, BILLY MEETS BOBBY, ORPHAN KING and DARK BLUE starring Kurt Russell. Mr. Cohen raised $5 million for this venture and was responsible for the full time staff, day to day operations, as well as all negotiations regarding film, television and production facilities. Jay Cohen is a Partner and Head of Film Finance and Distribution at The Gersh Agency, where he oversees a department which represents multiple equity funds, sells finished films and consults on independent financing