The Ninth House Team
Autumn Federici is a critically acclaimed independent film producer and actress and executive producer of the much-anticipated SciFi drama CIRCLE a Netflix exclusive. Lauded in the festival circuit, Federici has worked alongside noted members of the entertainment industry, including Emmy, Oscar and Golden Globe nominees and winners Andy Tennant, Barry Sonnenfeld, Mel Gibson, Andie MacDowell, Shannen Doherty, and Randall Wallace. As Senior Vice President of Production at Transparent Media Company, a Perot family company, she saw to the distribution and production of all creative content. In 2022 her feature film LIST OF A LIFETIME, starring Kelly Hu and Shannen Doherty, was nominated for a Critic's Choice Award, Hollywood Critics Association Television Award, Imagen Foundation Award, and a Women's Image Network Award. Federici also produced a special content piece about Breast Cancer to air alongside the film. Shannen Doherty directed the project and it premiered at VARIETY'S POWER OF WOMEN.
Over the past seven years Federici has produced and sold over 45 films with MARVISTA ENTERTAINMENT, GAUMONT, BETA, LIFETIME, UPTV, HALLMARK, VIACOM, PARAMOUNT and NETFLIX. Additional credits include television, commercial, music videos and corporate campaigns. She lives in Southern California with her family.
Jake Helgren is a screenwriter, director and producer originally from Austin, Texas. After placing in a number of screenwriting contests when he moved to LA in 2008, Helgren's first romantic comedy script Finding Mr. Wright (2010) was produced and subsequently selected for a few major LGBTQ+ film festivals. Helgren went on to write the hit holiday family film A Belle For Christmas (2014) for STARZ/Anchor Bay, and the teen horror feature Varsity Blood (2013), the latter of which marked Helgren’s directorial debut. Helgren has since written, produced and directed several genre hits for Television, including the highly-rated Lifetime thrillers The Good Nanny, Babysitter’s Nightmare, Psycho Stripper and Killer Dream Home; as well as multiple hit holiday romances including A Very Charming Christmas Town, Christmas on the Menu and A Date by Christmas Eve for Lifetime, My Best Friend's Christmas for SHOWTIME Networks, and A Merry Christmas Match for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Most recently, Helgren wrote, directed and produced the hit LGBTQ+ holiday romantic drama Dashing in December for VIACOM and Paramount Network starring Andie MacDowell, which premiered as a simulcast across four different major networks and was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Most Outstanding TV Movie of 2020. Helgren currently resides in West Hollywood with his dog Piper, who appears in many of his films.
Kristifor Cvijetic holds a Master of Fine Arts in Producing from American Film Institute (AFI).
Since graduating his focus has been working in film and television. He started his career in reality television and worked within production management for shows on Netflix, Nickelodeon, ABC, Bravo, Animal Planet, etc.
In 2021 he joined The Ninth House as a line producer and has the opportunity to work on movies full time which has been a dream of his since he was a kid. He is a family man and has a beautiful wife and daughter.
Christopher Yong Woo Kim immigrated to Granada Hills when he was 7 years old. After High School, he went to Universal Technical Institute to learn how to fix and maintain gas and diesel vehicles. After he graduated, he went to work in the wholesale garment industry and after 10 years in shipping, production and sales he left the industry to pursue a career in Film.
After years of PA work, he is now the UPM for the World Famous production company, The Ninth House.