Marc Clebanoff

Director

Marc Clebanoff, a graduate of the USC School of Cinema/Television, began his career at 20th Century Fox Television before moving onto a feature development position at Focus Features under The Danish Girl producer Gail Mutrux and the award winning director of Nurse Betty, Neil Labute.

 

In 2004, Clebanoff launched his company Odyssey Motion Pictures to make his feature directorial debut. Clebanoff spent two years consulting for Quentin Tarantino’s Hell Ride, which premiered at Sundance in 2008. Clebanoff wrote and directed the award winning crime drama Break, featuring one of the final performances of acting icon David Carradine, and he directed Gerald, a family comedy starring Louis Mandylor and Mickey Rooney, which garnered him his first Best Director award.

Clebanoff also executive produced Pound of Flesh starring Malcolm McDowell. He directed the action thriller Darkness Descends, starring Danny Trejo and the supernatural thriller The Mourning, starring Louis Mandylor and Dominique Swain. Clebanoff produced the TV pilot Elwood starring Ron Perlman and most recently the upcoming crime drama Sargasso starring Academy Award Nominee Tom Berenger.

Clebanoff also co-wrote and is the principal producer of the upcoming 2019 theatrical film Asbury Park.

In addition to film production, Marc spent three years as the head of production sourcing for Activision/Blizzard, working on AAA video games such as Call of Duty, Destiny and Guitar Hero and his company is a globally recognized boutique sales agency for film and television distribution.

Debbie Brubaker

Line Producer

Debbie has over twenty-five years of experience in all facets of motion picture and video production from conception, script breakdown, and budgeting, through production, post, and distribution. She has been to Sundance eight times with ten premieres, both narrative and documentary - all of which have found distribution. Debbie just wrapped the US portion of the movie Winchester. She worked on the recently aired ABC miniseries, When We Rise, and also worked on the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.  Debbie completed the re-enactments for Gold Mountain, a TV doc about Chinese immigration in the 1800’s, Viz Efx for Mario Van Peebles movie USS Indianapolis, and a Netflix /Warner's episode of Fuller House.  Another of her successful projects was co-producing the feature The Diary of a Teenage Girl, directed by Mari Heller. She has also worked features such as Tim Burton’s movie, Big Eyes and Woody Allen’s, Blue Jasmine, Jennifer Seibel Newsom’s documentary feature Miss Representation and the TV shows Alcatraz and Red Widow. Debbie Co-produced Peter Bratt’s popular movie, La Mission, Finn Taylor’s The Darwin Awards and Cherish, and produced Joshua Grannel’s All About Evil. Debbie produced the award-winning feature film Dopamine, which was a big hit at the Sundance Film Festival 2003, directed by Mark Decena.  

Jeanne Young

Producer

Jeanne Young is a San Francisco based producer, filmmaker, actress, and Co-Founder of Koda Tribe Entertainment. She set her sights on a career in the entertainment industry in 2005, and has since been recognized as a talented up-and-comer by a variety of media sources. IN THE NEWS

 

With significant experience as a film/tv actress and producer, Jeanne shifts easily from in front of the camera to behind-the-scenes. Years of dedicated study have allowed her to learn from renown high profile industry professionals. Having collected a diverse array of IMDB credits, Jeanne continues to further evolve herself in every aspect of the entertainment industry.

 

As someone who works to support and lift others on their journey through life, she also joined an amazing group of women as one of the authors of a book project titled "Women On A Mission: Stories of trials, tribulation, and triumphs." The authors of this project have all "overcome adversity and triumphed, and are paving their way towards success, or have a testimonial of success!" The book is meant to inspire and empower other women as they encounter struggles or obstacles on the road to their own personal and professional triumphs.

Lynnalia Wilkes

Producer

Lynnalia was a Real Estate Investor, an accomplished Musician and Community Activist. Right now, she's one of the founding partners of Koda Tribe Entertainment, a global production company specializing in development, business structures, finance and distribution of independent films and series with a social justice mission. KTE's partnerships are with a variety of productions companies in the US and global distribution outlets. 

 

She has owned multiple properties in Northern California where she bought, renovated and sold homes and apartment buildings in the bay area and Chico. She was a silent partner in several restaurant businesses and also owned and operated a goat dairy and vegan kitchen.

 

She was a musician in a highly acclaimed all classic rock band for nearly a decade. She founded the largest women's motorcycle club in the history of the SF bay area who's mission was to strengthen the women's community and to help pave the way for the modern day woman. Her organization was featured in many news articles, radio shows, a nationally televised talk show, and a feature film starring Cher for it’s community effort and volunteer work. They partnered with Glide Memorial Church on several community events and sponsored and staffed numerous benefits that served the homeless, aids patients, and Native American communities, as well as animal rescue.

 

Currently, her mission and passion is producing film and tv content that creates balance in the world with women voices.

Manuel Fernandez

Writer

Manuel Fernandez is an actor and writer. He has appeared in wives with knives(2015), I almost got away with it(2016), Chance(2016), The Etruscan Smile (2017), and 13 Reasons Why,(2016).

 

Manuel was born and raised in Hayward, CA. He discovered his passion for writing after a life changing event in 2006. His determination and dedication to perfecting his craft is second to none. He read over a hundred fiction books back to back before penning his first chapter. In 2015, his first published novel, Tainted Sins, was released with strong reviews. He has also written short stories, such as, My Afternoon at Ebbets Field, A Prison Story, Gang Related, The Barn, and Confessions of a Vigilante. In addition, Manuel has written a self-help book titled, A Rocky Approach To Life. His screenplay credits include, Sins of The Past, which is about to go into production, and he is currently working on another screenplay Rock n' Roll preacher, and a television pilot, Guards. 

 

Manuel has acted in several live theater productions around the Bay Area, most notably, 'The Box', a play about six prisoners living in solitary confinement. He played the role of Carlos Aviles, a twisted psychotic prisoner who feeds off weakness from other prisoners. Manuel also performed in, 'Just trying to Survive’, a solo-play he wrote about his life growing up around drugs, gangs, and domestic violence. 

 

Manuel has a love for fitness. He studied Kajukenbo Kung-Fu under Professor Anthony Hemenes for 15 years where he was promoted to third-degree black belt and the rank of Sifu. He volunteered teaching Martial Arts to at-risk youths. He also studied ballroom dancing for 7 years. Another passion of Manuel's is politics. He has volunteered for Congressman Raul Ruiz, Congressman Scott Peters, and Eric Swalwell, as he holds a degree in Criminal Justice and studied sign language for two years.  

Joseph Camilleri

Executive Producer

Starring Talented Joseph Camilleri! He was born in San Francisco of immigrant parents. His father emigrated from the island of Malta and his mother emigrated from Quito, Ecuador. He attended grammar and high school in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BS degree in Civil Engineering. He served in the United States Navy as a Naval Flight Officer for eight years of active duty. Subsequently, He obtained a Master of Science Degree in Structural Engineering from San Jose State University and worked as a structural engineer for the Department of Transportation, California for 24 years.

 

Four years ago, he began taking acting classes from Film Acting Bay Area under Celik Kayalar and Meisner training at Waterfront Playhouse and Conservatory under Rachael Adler. He has acted in numerous film productions and produced nine feature-length films.  Recently, he has been an executive producer on three films, HOME FREE, THROUGH THE ASHES and THE INFINITY PROJECT that were selected for Amazon Prime. He is also a singer and has sung on five independent feature films.

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