The Things We Carry marked Lobit’s debut as a feature film producer. Developed with her sister, Alyssa Lobit (Star/Writer) the script was an Academy Nicholl Fellowships quarter-finalist and enjoyed festival success and multiple awards. While living in Seoul, Korea she produced for Benson Lee’s (Battle of the Year) Project Obangsaek and has since produced Among Friends (Lionsgate Home Entertainment), Cowboys ★ Indians and most recently Child of Grace (to be released in 2014).
Prior to producing feature films, Athena was a post-production supervisor in TV animation. Beginning on the Emmy Award-winning, King of the Hill, she then spent most of her years at Nickelodeon Animation Studio, overseeing the post-production of several hit shows, including The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom and The X’s.
Lobit served as Co-Producer and Assistant Director on the well-received short, One Man’s Trash, (produced/directed by her sister, Alyssa), which won the 2004 Los Angeles Flickering Image Film Fest and was a finalist in the highly competitive Indie Producer Contest in 2005.
She was also a founding member of the Los Angeles-based filmmakers collective “Game On”, directing, producing and editing several shorts during the series. She enjoys honing her skills as a photographer and learning about the world through traveling and watching documentaries.