Jess Zakira Wise
A “filmmaker to watch”, this twenty-something has already written, directed and produced two award-winning short films and produced an award-winning feature film. Released in 2011, Through The Door and To Beauty have caught the attention of film festivals worldwide. Academy Award industry veterans - cinematographer Dean Cundey, ASC, editor Danford B. Greene, composer Charles Bernstein and co-producer Tony Adler - all worked with Wise to produce To Beauty. She was also a Producer for the feature length film Run. Wise is a graduate of the acclaimed Los Angeles Film School and studied at the New York Film Academy, Emerson College and the University of Southern California.
Dorothy O. Wise
Princeton University graduate Dorothy Wise brings many years of sound business acumen to the dynamic mother-daughter duo. Wise spent her first career as one of the leading business women in the high-tech industry, rounding out her career as Executive Vice President at Agile Software, following her management tenure at Borland and Novell. Managing large, multi-million dollar development projects, Wise combined her creative, technical expertise with level-headed business decisions to bring some of the most recognized software applications to fruition over the past 30 years. An accomplished musician, equestrian and art collector, Wise hails from a family of musicians with a long history in the entertainment industry. She has been an Executive Producer and Producer on several films including Through The Door, To Beauty and Run.