Leonardo Foti

Scripted Development
As an Italian film producer and director, Leo has gained international recognition with the creation of an innovative Film Festival called Shorts & Stuff, now in its sixth edition. Leo has extensive experience in producing and directing TV Pilots, Commercials, Shorts, and Feature Screenplays. His recent works (Ciao Hollywood, Love Triangle and Tipping Point) have been recognized all over the world including at The Cannes Film Festival, The Sarasota Film Festival, The Palm Beach Film Festival and the USA Film Fest. The reality TV pilot “Extravaganza” was selected as a runner up and featured during the ProShow at the Produced By Conference at 20th Century Fox Studios. Most recently Leo produced and directed a feature film entitled In Vino starring Ed Asner and Sean Young.

Harlan Freedman

Development Executive
Forged with over 18 years of experience as an Executive Producer and Creative Executive for networks such as entertainment giants ABC, NBC, The WB, A&E, TLC, Bravo, ABC Family Fox Family, and FoxKids among many others, Harlan is a rare producer that has successfully worked in both scripted TV to reality TV, including such hits as “The Exterminaor” on A&E to “West Coast Customs” on TLC. Harlan's creative and editorial sensibilities are matched only by his perfectionism and commitment to creative discipline. With a cattle prod in hand and a wild look in his eye, he's determined to make TV go places it's never dared go before.

Chad Hammel

Chad is an executive producer and show runner with over 15 years of experience in the unscripted world. His work has taken him to all corners of the world, as he searched out the Yeti in mountains of the Nepal to trudging through the rainforest in Brazil looking for native tribes. His credits include Animal Planet’s hit show “Finding Bigfoot”, Travel Channel’s “Kitchen Expedition with Robert Irvine” and Fox’s “Terrence Howard’s Fright Club.”

Winston Brooks Parsons

Production Consultant
Brooks Parsons, Jr. is an award winning producer and director who currently serves as Senior Series Producer and Managing Director of the weekly half-hour television series “THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER”, a news series based on the legendary entertainment newspaper. In 2007 Mr. Parsons created, along with Executive Producers Sandra Carter and Fabio Golombek, “The Red Carpet Reporter”, a weekly entertainment show which focuses on Hollywood glamour and lifestyle. During his career he has received Telly, Aurora, and Emmy awards for writing, directing and producing. His experience includes feature films, over 500 hours of national television programming and more than 100 national advertising campaigns.


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