Bow and Arrow Entertainment was founded in 2014 by producers Matthew Perniciaro and Michael Sherman to produce thought provoking narrative and documentary feature films.
The company recently completed production on NATIVE SON, an adaptation of Richard Wright’s famed novel, written for the screen by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Rashid Johnson for distributor HBO, which premiered as the opening night selection of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, and Alex Ross Perry’s HER SMELL, starring Elisabeth Moss, which premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival followed by screenings at the 2018 New York Film Festival, 2018 AFI Film Festival and 2019 SXSW Film Festival.
Recent films include 2018 Sundance Film Festival entries SKATE KITCHEN and MADELINE’S MADELINE; 2017 Sundance Film Festival entries THE LITTLE HOURS, GOLDEN EXITS and PERSON TO PERSON; 2017 Tribeca Film Festival selection COPWATCH; 2016 Sundance Film Festival entries JOSHY and 31; 2016 Venice Film Festival special selection AMERICAN ANARCHIST; 2015 Venice Film Festival award winning film THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER; 2015 Berlinale and SXSW Film Festival selection ONE AND TWO; SHANGRI-LA SUITE; ALL SUMMERS END; AVENUES; and 2016 Tribeca Film Festival entries KICKS, POOR BOY and MAURIZIO CATTELAN: BE RIGHT BACK.
Maintaining an active role in documentary and digital entertainment, Bow and Arrow has recently produced MARVEL 75 YEARS: FROM PULP TO POP documenting the 75 year history of the legendary comic book company for Marvel/ABC; CAPTAIN AMERICA: 75 HEROIC YEARS for Marvel/ABC; OG, a documentary on NYC skateboarding legend, Harry Jumonji, from director Erica Hill and season two of the acclaimed web series BE HERE NOWISH.
Perniciaro’s previous credits include LeBron James starring documentary MORE THAN A GAME, SXSW award winner A BAND CALLED DEATH and FANBOYS.
Together, Perniciaro and Sherman previously produced the award winning documentary MILIUS.