Quadratic Media

Quadratic Media = (Film + Art + Interactive)²

Quadratic Media is a creative culture label for ambitious ideas. A multi-disciplinary media lab, we produce, curate, and distribute content for culture hungry audiences.

Quadratic Media's current feature production, The Discoverers, won numerous awards on the film festival circuit and was released theatrically in 2014 and is currently available on iTunes, Amazon, VOD, and more. The film stars Oscar and Emmy nominee Griffin Dunne, Madeleine Martin, Emmy nominee Cara Buono, Emmy winner Stuart Margolin, John C. McGinley, Scott Adsit, David Rasche, Devon Graye, Becky Ann Baker, Ann Dowd, and Dreama Walker.

Quadratic Media is a partnership between Laura Kleger and Justin Schwarz and the creative people who excite and inspire us.

The Discoverers

The Discoverers: An Indie Comedy Coming Soon

3 Generations, 2 Centuries Remixed, 1 Dysfunctional Family

The Discoverers is a bittersweet comedy about a family forced on a Lewis and Clark historical reenactment trek who discover themselves and each other as they make their own passage across America.

Written and directed by Justin Schwarz, produced by Quadratic Media. Accolades include: Best Actor, Griffin Dunne (Sarasota and Sedona Film Festivals), Best Film (Kansas City and Oxford Film Festivals), Breakthrough Performance, Madeleine Martin (RiverRun Film Festival). Learn more about our talented cast and creative team on the film's website or IMDB.

The Quad

The Quad: An Online Editorial Project

An idea laboratory and catalyst for creative exchange, The Quad crowd-curates conversations on art, film, design, and other ambitious media. Our mission is to investigate creative practice, foster cross-discipline thinking, and promote artists pushing aesthetic boundaries. And most of all, we hope to inspire great work!

Created in collaboration with Aldo Puicon, currently in development.

About Us

Nice to Meet You

Quadratic Media is a partnership between Laura Kleger and Justin Schwarz and the creative people who excite and inspire us. Laura and Justin first teamed up to form an indie rock band in college and have been collaborating together ever since. As consultants, we’ve worked with clients including the Guggenheim Museum, Scripps Networks Interactive, Epson America, Wiley Publishing, Participant Productions, Fund.com, UCLA, and The City of New York.

We both graduated with honors from Yale, received MFAs from Columbia University, and have shared our expertise as university professors, film festival programmers, book editors, and exhibition curators. Our work has won numerous awards, and shown internationally at venues including the Museum of Modern Art, Cannes Film Festival, Slamdance Film Festival, High Desert Test Sites, and The Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinatti, Ohio).

Creative Exchange

Creative Exchange

We're inspired by creative pioneers who push the boundaries of their practice. We'd love to share our inspirations, artistic exchanges, cultural happenings, and visionary projects with you via the following channels:

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