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Complementary Colors

Our mission is to produce culturally significant narrative film and television that captures universal themes in unexpected ways.

Jonah Disend

Chief Creative Officer

Jonah started his career in the theater as a producer and director and then took an 18-year detour as the founder of innovation firm Redscout to help define new futures for media, technology and pop-culture brands such as Disney, Nike and Peloton. Complementary Colors brings together both his worlds. Under his first look deal with SISTER he is producing the series adaptations of DEACON KING KONG by James McBride and A CHILDREN'S BIBLE by Lydia Millet, both New York Times Top 10 Books of the Year. He also produced MAYDAY, the debut feature film from writer/director Karen Cinorre which made its world premiere in competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Jonah won a bronze medal at the Sydney Gay Games in soccer and was a featured character in a New Yorker Talk Of The Town.

Remi Guyton

Chief Operating Officer

A veteran of film and TV who adds her deep experience from venture-backed, high-growth startups, Remi led multi-platform programming, content, and growth marketing strategies to engage new audiences and drive revenue. Guyton also spearheaded 7-figure content deals with Facebook and YouTube as a well as film/tv development and casting experiences at Village Roadshow Pictures, HBO Films, and Bunim-Murray Productions. Remi can often be found enjoying Afrofuturist works and pad see ew.

Bobby Hoppey

VP, Development & Production

Known for championing talent, Bobby joins Complementary Colors with over a decade of experience in film and television development. Hoppey’s previous experience includes indie finance shops Valparaiso Pictures and Echo Lake Entertainment where he oversaw their in-house project slates. His most recent producorial credits include Neon's PIG starring Nicolas Cage, and the Independent Spirirt Award-nominated LGBTQ rom-com STRAIGHT UP. A native New Yorker, Bobby is always on the hunt for the West Coast's best pizza offerings, as well as finding ways to scare himself via the latest and greatest in the world of horror.


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Magnolia Pictures Buys Action Fantasy ‘Mayday’ (Variety)

Complementary Colors Taps Remi Guyton as COO (The Hollywood Reporter)

‘Mayday’ Director Karen Cinorre on New Openness for Female-Centric Movies (Variety)

‘Mayday’ selected for Sundance ’21 US Dramatic Competition (Sundance)

Adaptation of James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong’ (Variety)

Adaptation of Lydia Millet’s ‘A Children’s Bible’ (Deadline)

Redscout’s Jonah Disend to Step Down As Chairman To Focus on New Production Company (Ad Age)