About Stage One Productions, Inc. - Where Imagination Mingles with Matter
Provisional Vice President • Director of Photography and Editor: Emmy Award winning Andrew Newberg was the main videographer and editor for Broadcast One Media Productions for over twelve years. Although Andy still has strong ties with Broadcast One and continues to shoot and edit projects for them, he has launched his own company, Viewpoint Productions. In addition to hundreds of commercials, industrials, promotional pieces and other work, Andy authored, directed, produced, filmed and edited The Punk, which won creative awards and aired on the Arts & Entertainment (A&E) television channel three times. Andy has a bachelor’s degree in production, for which he created a technically complex piece, dubbing a single singer’s voice into four character parts. Andy learned the ropes at People Productions in Boulder prior to taking over the technical side of Broadcast One. For a list of major projects and video samples, see www.viewpointproductions.com .
Treasurer: Mary Lee Reinstein was the owner/operator of Horse Heaven Stables, an educational riding facility. Mary Lee also worked part-time as Branch Assistant for the Louisville, Colorado office of the investment firm, Edward Jones Company. From 1983 through 1990, Mary Lee was a Finance Analyst with Ford New Holland (formerly Sperry New Holland).
Corporate Secretary: Ann Vail obtained a Masters degree in Environmental Science and worked for the National Forestry Service. Ann then earned a Masters in Counseling and is currently in private practice. Annie brings intelligence and perspective to the company.
Darlene A. Cypser, Esq. is the engine behind Inferno Film Production, LLC and produced the indie feature Dragon and the Hawk. Inferno also distributes indie movies under www.infernofilm.com. As writer-producer, Darlene in production with The Highwayman. For more information, please visit www.thehighwaymanmovie.com. As a licensed attorney (Colorado and New York), Darlene was in private practice from 1988-1999. She applies her legal expertise to the entertainment industry, including contract negotiation with distributors, foreign rights buyers, and DVD manufacturers. Darlene wrote and published the Handbook of Colorado Landlord & Tenant Law and the Writer’s Pocket Tax Guide, as well as over a dozen articles. In addition, Darlene has written several screenplays, adaptations, and novels.
David Jensen, head of The David Jensen Company, wrote and directed don’t call me, a comedy about the worst job on the face of the earth (telemarketing), among other projects. David taught the acclaimed workshop, New Producers Seminar, and coordinated screenplay contests and other programs.
Arnold R. Kaplan, Esq. is a securities attorney with approximately thirty years’ experience. Arnie is a partner with the firm Shughart, Thompson & Kilroy, P.C. Not only is Arnie an experienced counselor in venture capital financing, business plans and private placements, but he is John’s brother-in-law’s brother-in-law. Such connections are invaluable.
Anthony Lauro of Ecstatic Entertainment is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction, as well as computer software. Tony worked in Hollywood for several years before escaping the LA smog to move to Colorado. He brings both creative and business savvy to Stage One.
Kevin J. Morton is the principal of Morton Media Group and owns a mass-marketing print shop. John and Kevin worked together for a national audiology provider network where they attended hearing aid conventions. This inspired them to co-author Booth People.
John “Sandy” Santucci is President/CEO of John Sandy Productions, Inc. JSP was the first production company to shoot “extreme sports” – people skiing off mountain tops and so forth. JSP has won numerous Telly Awards, has had many prestigious clients (such as Volkswagen), and owns an extensive video library of stock footage. John’s company is international in scope.
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