About

Boundary pushing work that moves and entertains

Our Story

Founded by Babak Anvari and Lucan Toh, Two & Two Pictures is a London and Los Angeles based Production Company dedicated to creating distinctive, filmmaker-driven content for film, television and emerging formats. We specialize in identifying unique voices, and supporting their vision from development through release. Across formats and genres, our goal is to bring audiences boundary pushing work that moves and entertains.

Babak Anvari

Partner

Babak is a BAFTA-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Two & Two Pictures. His first feature film, UNDER THE SHADOW, was the UK selection for the Foreign Language Academy Award and won the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut in 2017. The film went on to win numerous festival awards, including the New Visions Award at SITGES. Babak’s second feature film, WOUNDS, premiered at Sundance Film Festival and at Cannes Director’s Fortnight. In addition to executive producing, Babak directed the finale of the Hulu series, MONSTERLAND. His latest feature, I CAME BY, a neo-noir thriller financed by and co-produced with Netflix, will be followed by the next installment in the CLOVERFIELD franchise. Babak is based in London.

Lucan Toh

Partner

Lucan is a BAFTA-winning film producer and co-founder of Two & Two Pictures. He produced Anvari’s first feature, UNDER THE SHADOW, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, won the BAFTA award for Outstanding Debut, and was selected as the UK submission for the 89th Academy Awards. Lucan produced Anvari’s next two films: WOUNDS, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Directors’ Fortnight in 2019, and the 2022 Netflix hit I CAME BY. Lucan also produced Shawn Christensen’s 2014 SXSW Audience Award Winner BEFORE I DISAPPEAR, and Jim Hosking’s 2018 Sundance hit, AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN. Lucan executive-produced the Hulu series MONSTERLAND for Annapurna, and the HBO series RUN in 2020. Recently, Lucan produced Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s BLACK FLIES, which premiered in competition at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and is in post-production on Max & Sam Eggers’ debut film, THE FRONT ROOM, for A24.

Bryan Sonderman

Executive Vice President of Development

Bryan joined Two & Two Pictures in 2019 as Director of Development, and is responsible for the early stage development of the Company’s content pipeline as well as tracking and managing key talent relationships. Since joining T&T, Bryan has developed numerous projects across film, television and new media, including television projects for AMC, Hulu, FX, Netflix, BBC and Amazon Studios, and feature films for A24, New Regency, Film4, Endeavor, and XYZ. Prior to T&T, Bryan was in feature development at Annapurna Pictures, and has worked on interactive projects for Within and Annapurna Interactive.

Mila Cottray

Executive Vice President, Production & Finance

Mila Cottray is Executive Vice President, Production & Finance at Two & Two Pictures, where she oversees the production, operational and financing activities of the company. Mila joined the company in 2022 from the boutique film financier, SPG3, where she procured and oversaw investments into independent film productions, including Roland Emmerich’s MOONFALL, Bill Pohlad’s DREAMIN’ WILD and the Take That musical by Tim Firth, GREATEST DAY. In 2018, Mila moved to Los Angeles to join ICM Partners as an agent in the international and independent film department where she oversaw the group’s film financing activities, advised producers on packaging and financing structures, and sold North American distribution rights on behalf of ICM clientele.

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