Paper Street Films is a New York City-based film production and finance company. It is managed by Austin Stark, Benji Kohn, and Bingo Gubelmann, whose extensive experience as both filmmakers and financiers have established Paper Street as one of the preeminent players in the independent film space.


Some recent credits include: INFINITELY POLAR BEAR (2015), written/directed by Maya Forbes, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana, featuring a Golden Globe-nominated performance by Ruffalo. THE RUNNER (2015), written/directed by Austin Stark, starring Nicolas Cage, Sarah Paulson and Peter Fonda. Tony Kaye’s DETACHMENT (2012), starring Adrien Brody, James Caan and Christina Hendricks. HAPPYTHANKYOUMOREPLEASE (2011), written/directed by Josh Radnor, winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award. Werner Herzog’s MY SON, MY SON, WHAT HAVE YE DONE (2010), starring Michael Shannon and Willem Dafoe. PETER AND VANDY (2009), written/directed by Jay DiPietro, starring Jason Ritter and Jess Weixler.





BENJI KOHN (Partner)



JAMES PEDERSEN (Development Coordinator)

ALEX CADIFF (Development Assistant & Office Manager)