the team.

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WAYNE WATKINS

Artistic Director, Producer, Manager

Wayne Watkins is a producer, director, and acting coach. For over 20 years Wayne has coached privately for theatre, film, and television providing a safe haven for actors of all abilities to stretch and explore - from seasoned professionals to young artists just beginning their creative journey.

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JESSICA MATAT

Producer, Head of Development

With a passionate drive for telling international stories, Jessica's eye for relatable and out-of-the-box content is reflected in her resilient work ethic. She strives to assist each writer she works with to push the envelope towards diverse storytelling.

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ADEN YAREGAL

Development Coordinator

Aden Yaregal is a first-generation Ethiopian American committed to bringing communities together through representation and diverse storytelling. Also a producer and film festival co-producer, Yaregal is continually working towards sharing inclusive global stories.

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JORDAN CRISS

Development Coordinator

Hailing from Chicago, Il.  Jordan is a musician turned screenwriter with an undying love for dialogue and character.  With a fundamental belief that story is the greatest way to find meaning and share the human experience, he strives to find - or create - only the very best of stories.

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