E. DOMINIQUE BROWN | Partner | An award-winning filmmaker, Dominique's work has been described as imaginative, visually polyrhythmic and quirky, with dark humor revealing a unique distinctive vision. Dominique has developed content with several networks such as MTV, BET, ESPN, NBC & Fox Sports. His wealth of production knowledge and ability to offer diverse styles of production has led him to helm productions worldwide. Dominique’s passion for storytelling and vision for exciting and electric images drives him to raise the bar, not only for those watching, but for himself as well.
JOHN V. KNOWLES | Partner | Knowles is an award-winning director of features, short films and muisc videos. His work has been seen in film festivals worldwide, including Montreal HorrorFest (Best Director), Las Vegas (Golden Ace Award), Dragon*Con (1st Place, Thriller), and Orlando (Independent Spirit Award). He earned a BFA in Graphic Design from Drake University and has utilized his artistic and communication skills for clients such as Walt Disney Feature Animation, Playboy Entertainment, the ACLU of Southern California, Abbott Labs, BellaPierre Cosmetics, Vampire Wines, and John Wells Productions, among others. His work combines a knack for creative storytelling with technical expertise, often segueing between film, video, web and print.
David Wendell | Partner | Born, raised, and corn-fed in Indiana, writer/director/producer David Wendell studied television and film at Northwestern University before bringing his Midwestern sensibilities to Los Angeles. A tremendous passion for bringing great stories to life has led David to work with companies like Warner Bros., ESPN, Universal, and MTV in developing memorable film and television content that’s been seen on televisions and movie screens around the world. David has also been a pioneer in the world of on-line entertainment, generating heavy buzz with internet serials for Warner Bros. (The God & Devil Show), Mondo Media (Happy Tree Friends, Thugs on Film, Heavy Metal Guy), and a variety of other outlets. Through more than ten years of work with corporate brands from Toyota to Pepsi to State Farm, David has tackled a myriad of project challenges and turns those challenges into creative opportunities.
LOTTI PHARRISS KNOWLES | Director, Marketing & Business Development | Lotti Pharriss Knowles is an Emmy-nominated producer of feature documentaries, narrative films and web videos, and a produced and published screenwriter and playwright. She has also worked within the entertainment industry as an arts administrator, event planner, fundraiser and social media expert. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Lotti earned a BS in Performance Studies at Northwestern University and an MA in Theatre at the University of Illinois at Chicago.