Meet the team

Our startup is headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles, but we’ve got an amazing distributed team all over the country. This small but passionate team of smart, creative and purpose-driven experts work hard to change the entertainment industry for the better. We stand together that all voices, stories and perspectives should be seen.

Oh, and we LOVE movies and TV.

Emily Best

Founder • CEO

Max Silverman

Co-Founder • Chief Product Officer

Blessing Yen

Chief Creative Officer

Kt McBratney

Chief Marketing Officer

Hillary Krutzsch Fong

Senior Front-End Developer

Vishnu Babu

Senior Back-End Developer

Gerry Maravilla

Head of Crowdfunding

Brandi Nicole Payne

Crowdfunding Specialist

Clay Pruitt

Head of Acquisitions & Programming

Christina Raia

Head of Education & Outreach


Streaming Operations Manager

Mariah Wilson

Marketing Director

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Megan Colligan

MC Strategy Consulting

Wendy Smith

Global Brand Strategist

Arlan Hamilton

Founder of Backstage Capital

David Williams III


Lisa Kleiner Chanoff

Catapult Film Fund,

Adam Leipzig

Entertainment Media Partners,

Alexis Finch

Dir of Customer Experience Marketing, Emarsys

Peter Samuelson

Film Producer, Educator

Harold Sylvester

Blue Bayou Productions,

Nancy Schafer

Tribeca Film Festival,
Fmr Executive Director


Erica Anderson

Creative Producer at Large,
Seed&Spark Co-Founder

James Kaelan

Director at Large,
Seed&Spark Co-Founder

Eve Cohen

Cinematographer at Large,
Seed&Spark Co-Founder

Liam Brady

Director at Large,
Seed&Spark Co-Founder

Simon Sorich

Technologist at Large

Caitlin Gold

Producer at Large



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