OBB Takes Home Four NY Emmys

OBB's Michael D. Ratner and Matthew Hirschhorn took home a total of four Emmys at the 58th Annual New York Emmy Awards held on May 2, 2015.

Dwayne Johnson joins 'IFWT'

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson joins "In Football We Trust" as an Executive Producer.

ERIC COHEN WINS media services producing AWARD

OBB's Eric D. Cohen wins the prestigious 2015 'Media Services Producing Award'.

Sundance Premiere

"In Football We Trust" premieres at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

In Football We Trust

Relativity Sports acquisition to debut at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Ratner an Executive Producer

Music Video Premiere

Ace Hood feat. Rich Homie Quan. Directed by Eif Rivera.

Mario Cuomo Tribute Documentary

Our tribute documentary made for Andrew Cuomo in honor of his father's 82nd birthday.

Dwight Howard In The Moment Premiere

Check out the photos and video from Houston, Texas.

Now on Epix

Directed by Ross Greenburg. Executive Producers are Matthew Weaver and Michael D. Ratner and Ross Bernard is executive-in-charge of production for EPIX.


Michael D. Ratner’s One Big Ball Pictures agrees to deal to produce and develop film, television and digital projects for Relativity Sports.

OBB takes home three emmys

OBB takes home three 2014 New York Emmy Awards for outstanding entertainment special, outstanding original sports one time special, and outstanding sports: interview/discussion.

Puff Daddy X Meek Mill: IWTL

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Best Sports Movies

New York Emmy Award winning series

Puff Daddy X Meek Mill: IWTL

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Interview with "The 30 Year Old Bris" Writer/Director Michael D. Ratner


"The 30 Year Old Bris" has been named an official selection at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

The 30 year old bris

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Commercial directed by Michael D. Ratner


NYU Graduate short film:

HOT 97: Ratchet, Turnup, Molly

Directed by Michael D. Ratner

I'm Kim Kardashian's BFF

Jonathan Cheban walks us through a day in his life as Kim Kardashian's best friend.






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Michael D. Ratner is a 25-year-old writer, director, and producer based out of Los Angeles. He founded One Big Ball Pictures in 2010 while he was a student at the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Film and minored in English. Ratner has been hired to create content for companies including Relativity Media, The Weinstein Company, Dimension Films, AMC Networks, and HOT 97.

Ratner's film 'The 30 Year Old Bris' (writer, director, producer) was an official selection of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Soon after, Ratner took home three New York Emmy Awards for his directing work on “The Lineup: Sports Movies” in the categories of “Entertainment: Program/Special”, “Sports: Interview/Discussion” and “Sports: One-Time Special”. Ratner also produced the music video for Puff Daddy’s “I Want the Love” as well as several viral music videos for New York radio station Hot 97.

In May of 2014, Ratner graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a Masters of Fine Arts in film directing, writing, and producing.