Filmmakers

SUREN SERON – Producer

SURENSuren Seron founded Stray Angel Films, a production services and rental company actively developing and producing a slate of vastly different feature film and television projects. Most recently, Seron produced  the feature film adaptation of the off-Broadway smash hit musical, Forever Plaid, overseeing a multimillion dollar budget. He also produced the feature films, Black Velvet and Stripped, as well as the documentaries, Children of Terezin and Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s internationally acclaimed School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, California.

DONNA WHEELER  – Writer/Director/Producer

DonnaDonna Wheeler has worked in television, cable and the studios in production and post production. She began as a writer/director for Walt Disney where she was hand-picked to lead union crews on a digital series project featuring the theme parks.

One of the first short films Wheeler was involved with, THE CUSTOMER, which she produced and edited, was nominated for a student Academy Award. The next short film she made, she directed and shot and it went on to win Best Experimental Documentary. Her feature, Death of a Saleswoman, won and was nominated for multiple accolades, including Best Feature, Best Director (Lois Weber Spirit Award) Best Narrative and Best Comedy at several U.S. and Canadian festivals. It’s in release in the U.S. and internationally. Wheeler is an award winning screenwriter in competitions that include Nicholls, Sundance, Slamdance, LA Femme, Female Eye, Austin and Beverly Hills film festivals.

TANIA ZAMORA – Producer

Tania Zamora is a Mexico-based filmmaker, with production experience on features, documentaries, music videos, commercials and shorts. Zamora studied filmmaking at the Mexican Association of Independent Filmmakers/University of Film, as well as in Madrid, Spain where she earned two Masters degrees – one in Filmmaking for Advertisement and one in Production Design for Film, TV and Theatre. The shorts she produced have screened at numerous festivals including London, the Netherlands and Spain, and have earned nominations and wins internationally.

 

VINCENT KUSTUSH – Production Team

Vince 3 copyVincent Kustush has worked in film and television for well over a decade. He has managed sizable budgets and crews on commercial shoots for directors such as Michael Bay and Tony Kaye. He coordinated Special FX for multiple years on the Academy Awards, MTV Awards and Emmys. And Kustush worked Special FX and production on over 20 feature films including with directors Martin Scorsese on Cape Fear, starring Robert De Niro, and Jocelyn Moorhouse on How to Make An American Quilt, starring Wynona Ryder.

 

SUE SINCLAIR – Composer

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Sue Sinclair began her music career supporting a handful of accomplished film composers such as industry giant, Howard Shore. Her credits include: Music Preparation: Doubt, Nerakhoon (The Betrayal), Edge of Darkness, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Score Consultant: The Lord of the Rings trilogy – Live-to-Projection Concerts.
Music Administrator for composer Lukas Ligeti, son of Gyorgy Ligeti, at Lukas Ligeti Productions LLC in Brooklyn NY.

 

Music and CD/ Soundtrack Potentials

The producers have struck deals with musicians and artists who own pre existing material, and with artists who are interested in writing tracks for the film for a Soundtrack deal. The strategy will be placement of music on download sources such as iTunes and Google Play, where consumers actively purchase movie soundtracks.