SUREN SERON – ProducerSuren 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/ProducerDonna Wheeler has worked in television, cable and the studios for over a decade in production/post production. She began as a writer/director for Walt Disney where she was hand-picked by studio executives to lead an IATSE crew on a series featuring the theme parks.
One of the shorts Wheeler produced/edited was nominated for a student Academy Award, and another she directed won Best Experimental Documentary. Her directorial debut 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.
STEPHEN GRIFFIN – Producer
Stephen Griffin is an accomplished filmmaker from the ‘burbs of Dallas, TX. Together with business partner, David Spence, Stephen runs 310 House Media, a Los Angeles-based production company, with a slate of diverse and exciting projects in development including feature films, television series, stage plays, and a Latin music and arts festival, the L Creativo Music and Art Festival, where Stephen actively serves as Media Director. He most recently produced and directed Roswell FM, a feature comedy about the only normal guy at a paranormal talk radio station. It’s currently showing on the festival circuit and is being developed into an animated series. He has written and directed two successful short films, and was awarded a Student Emmy for producing the children’s film, The Planeteer.
TANIA ZAMORA – Production Team
Tania Zamora is a Mexico-based filmmaker, with production experience on music videos, commercials, feature films 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
Vincent 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
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.