Producer, "Sorry to Bother You"
Nina Yang Bongiovi
Nina Yang Bongiovi possesses in-depth knowledge of film financing, creative and physical producing, and a knack for discovering talent, like that of Ryan Coogler (Marvel’s Black Panther), whose first film, Fruitvale Station (2013) was produced by Nina and her producing partner, Forest Whitaker. Together under their banner, Significant Productions, they have produced a number of critically-acclaimed films including Dope by Rick Famuyiwa, Songs My Brothers Taught Me by Chloe Zhao, Roxanne Roxanne by Michael Larnell and Sorry To Bother You by Boots Riley, all of which are culturally significant. She is currently executive producing the premium television series, Godfather of Harlem, which will premiere on EPIX this fall.
Nina is a board member of Film Independent, The Oscar Grant Foundation, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, The Producers Guild of America, as well as a member of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences’ Producers Branch. She is fluent in Mandarin, Chinese, and received her graduate degree in Entertainment Management from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California.