New wave production and entertainment partner m ss ng p eces announced two new signings with Jason Jeffrey to its Live Action roster as well as Mia Lidofsky for Special Projects.

Jason Jeffrey’s is highly regarded for the compelling stories he tells during his performances, his offbeat approach and of course, his execution. His first short, A Teachable Moment, premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival. His second, Clown Face, was released as a Vimeo staff pick and Short of the Week. Along with his directing talents, Jeffrey is a skilled screenwriter who has both written for Netflix as well as have a feature film currently in development. 

“Jason’s razor sharp observational eye gives his work an authenticity and dry wit that is so rare in comedy,” Brian Latt, managing partner at m ss ng p eces, said of Jeffrey’s work.

Mia Lidofsky is a New York based director, writer, show-runner and creator of comedy series Strangers on Facebook Watch. Vice Magazine called Strangers “the best queer comedy on TV right now” and Vulture hailed it as “a big hearted drama.” In addition to the show’1 critical acclaim, Out Magazine named Lidofsky as one of it’s OUT100. Lidofsky recently directed the launch campaign for Jemelle Hill’s new podcast for Spotify. 

“Mia’s very human, very funny work exudes an optimism that confronts our challenging times with love. Her voice as a creator and director is as refreshing as it is essential,” managing partner Kate Oppenheim said. Mia is joining the company’s Special Projects roster to take on commercial and non-traditional campaigns in the comedy and lifestyle space.