m ss ng p eces is the new wave production and entertainment partner inspired by the limitless potential of storytelling and technology. We provide production and creative services to likeminded collaborators. Since 2005, we’ve hand-crafted stories and experiences that celebrate the human spirit, innovation, art and culture.

We create original content and commercials across all mediums with some of the best storytellers in the world, supported by an extraordinary network of production and post-production talent.

We are proud to be featured on AdAge’s 2018 Production Company A-List. We’ve also been honored on the Creativity 50.

Ari Kuschnir

Founder, Managing Partner

Ari Kuschnir is the Founder of m ss ng p eces, the award-winning new wave production and entertainment company inspired by the limitless potential of storytelling and technology.

Since 2005, Ari has been leading, advising and completing creative projects that resonate, seeking to shed light on people, and ideas that matter to him, as well as the community he surrounds himself in. He consistently pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in storytelling, most recently through radical, never-been-done-before projects in video, interactive video and VR/AR.

Ari has collaborated with some of the world’s leading artists, agencies, brands, and organizations. He has been featured on the Creativity 50 and sits on the board of advisors for the Future of Storytelling. He frequently speaks at conferences as an industry leader. In 2015, m ss ng p eces catapulted to Creativity’s Production Company A-List.

Ari lives in Los Angeles with his wife Michelle and their daughter Luna.


Josh Nussbaum

Director, Partner

In 2011, Josh joined forces with his long-time friends at m ss ng p eces, where he is now a Director and Partner.

Since graduating from NYU Film School in 2000 as the youngest ever graduate, Josh has devoted his life and career to a winding path aimed at defining his personal and creative potential. After a decade and a half testing the elasticity of his skills and finding his voice in media, Josh is now an accomplished creative force across a variety of disciplines. He has traversed the globe as a Commercial Director (Google Glass, Heineken, Sony, Siemens), won an Emmy for his TV directing (MTV), and worked as a Cinematographer on Barry Levinson’s sci-fi thriller, The Bay.

Josh has worked with top brands and agencies across the globe, contributing an infectious energy into every story he tells, from hip hop videos in Japan to perfume commercials in Madagascar. He’s a leading force in docu-spots, experiential, and viral hits, infusing his films with truly authentic storytelling that stuns and inspires, blending art and commerce into unforgettable experiences.


Brian Latt

Managing Partner

Brian Latt joined m ss ng p eces as managing partner in 2014 and promptly opened the LA office, turning the company into a successful bi-coastal shop. Since his arrival, m ss ng p eces has diversified its creative offerings and had a remarkable run filled with exceptional awards and exciting press.

Prior to joining, Brian was an executive producer at MJZ and one of the former owners of Tool. He introduced and transformed Tool into a fully integrated shop with interactive directors, and the company experienced a tremendous creative renaissance. In short, Brian created a new category of production companies.

Brian is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He’s been honored with 5 Emmy awards and 8 additional Emmy award nominations, 2 Directors Guild of America award nominations, and several Cannes Gold Lions. He’s also served on the AICP National Board and chaired the Directors Guild of America Commercial Committee.


Kate Oppenheim

Managing Partner

Kate joined m ss ng p eces as a partner and executive producer in 2010 to transform m ss ng p eces into a new wave production company designed for the incoming generation of creatives leading integrated campaigns for broadcast and digital platforms. The company’s mission to find and create the what’s next in storytelling has resulted in heralded work for the world’s leading brands and agencies, and accolades including two Emmy Awards, Cannes Lions, Webby Awards, Clios and the Tribeca Film Festival, among others. By 2015, m ss ng p eces had catapulted to Creativity’s Production Company A-List.

Since then, Kate has been instrumental in building a diverse roster of talent on the traditional and digital fronts. Under her leadership, m ss ng p eces pioneered one of the very first live action cinematic campaigns in virtual reality for Dos Equis’ Most Interesting Man in the World campaign, launching the company as a leader in the space.

Kate has spoken at numerous industry events including the Cannes Lions, ADC, and Percolate’s Transition Conference, and serves as a member of the AICP’s National Board of Directors. Kate was singled out by Northside Innovation as an “Entrepreneur Who Risked It All,” named to the Creativity 50, and has been profiled in SHOTS magazine. In 2017, Kate was honored to be one of AdAge’s 40 Under 40.