Context of Miles ahead, Sony Pictures Classics, Bifrost Pictures and Miles Davis Properties, LLC present a Crescendo Productions film ; produced by Darryl Porter, Vince Wilburn, Daniel Wagner, Robert Ogden Barnum, Don Cheadle, Pamela Hirsch, Lenore Zerman ; written by Steven Baigelman & Don Cheadle and Stephen J. Rivele & Christopher Wilkinson ; directed by Don Cheadle