Brent Whitney

Managing Partner

Is an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He has been at the forefront of producing products and solutions that have reached billions of people in media, finance and the Internet of Things (IoT). Brent has made significant contributions within the media, most notably ESPN.COM, NFL.COM, NBA.COM, NASCAR.COM and the NBA Store. He also was involved in leading the development that brought Fantasy Sporting to the Internet. After moving to Silicon Valley, Brent led major technology initiatives for E*Trade and was co-founder and CTO of a major alternative healthcare company. He was also the co-founder and CTO of a global loyalty company and has contributed to a host of other start-ups.

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Joe Q. Bretz

Managing Partner

Joseph Quinn Bretz (Joe Quinn Bretz/Joe Bretz)/is an American actor, model, music/film/television producer, and high tech entrepreneur. He notably produced the first direct, hard disk-digital production of a major music television awards program,The California Music Awards and has produced numerous TV and Film productions including the Rob Schneider comedy, The Chosen One. He has worked on a variety of entertainment and music endeavors with ‘A’ list athletes, celebrities and musicians and was President and founder of a public marketing company in the Tech/ Media/Entertainment sector. He was also at the forefront of the OTT set, top box, digital entertainment delivery sector and has managed and operated a diversified private fund portfolio; consisting of high tech start-ups and real estate/nightclub operations.

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Director of Production

Is an American film, television and multimedia producer and artists' manager based in Los Angeles, California. His younger brother is actor and comedian Rob Schneider and has produced movies such as The Hot Chick and Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, alongside executive producers Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo. John was the executive producer of Rob, a situation comedy starring Rob Schneider, which aired on the CBS television network in 2012, and co-produced the Academy Award-nominated 2012 feature film Hitchcock. He also serves as the personal manager of comedian, talk-show host and actor Tom Green, and he is creative consultant for Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst. Schneider produced Tom Green Live—the weekly talk show hosted by Green on entrepreneur/media mogul Mark Cuban's AXS TV channel and he is currently engaged in program development for CBS-TV, Showtime and The CW networks in conjunction with The Tannenbaum Company. John previously owned and operated the San Francisco nightclub DNA Lounge

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Lisa Charlott

Model, Actress & Producer

At an early age Lisa’s family moved to Spain where she began modeling at the age of 16 and was signed by a top Modeling Agency View Management. In 2007, her managers sent her from Madrid to Cape Town, South Africa, where her modeling career exploded working on such campaigns as Dior, Marie Claire and countless others.

In 2010, Lisa added event management to her growing list of accomplishments. She produced numerous upscale events including the After Glow party of the FIFA2010 World Cup in South Africa. Later Lisa went on to produce some of the most high-profile events in Ibiza, Spain which lead to further worldwide upscale events such as the World Club Dome amongst countless others.

Lisa returned to Spain full time in 2014 to further her career working on a variety of modeling, commercial and Television and Film projects.

In 2021 she joined PsychoDeLuX Media to begin producing a variety of TV, Film and Multi-media projects utilizing her years of experience.

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John Bryan

Head North American Sales

John Bryan was most recently President of Domestic Television and Distribution at MGM and founded John Bryan and Associates upon leaving the studio after 12 years. There he has been serving the needs of traditional broadcast and digital platforms for maximizing growth and audience attraction and retention. In addition, Bryan spent 17 years at Buena Vista Television in the role of EVP of Sales. Prior to that, he was an executive at MTM Enterprises where he was involved in launching such shows as “Remington Steele” and “St. Elsewhere.” He also worked at Warner Bros. Television launching various syndicated shows such as “The Dukes of Hazzard.” He is a pioneer executive in digital-multi cast networks with a keen eye on the expansion of content on numerous platforms globally.


A Bigger Boat

Los Angeles based Production Company A Bigger Boat, led by Peter Block former President of Acquisition's & Co-Productions at Lionsgate alongside Producer Cory Neal have produced more than a dozen films over the past decade. The most recent release, "Summering”, premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Bleecker Street in August 2022 and is being distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Worldwide. The company is currently in postproduction on a feature for Universal Pictures International and another for Sony Pictures Worldwide.

A Bigger Boat productions include THE SHED (one of the top-5 most viewed films on the horror service Shudder), the thrillers HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET (Jennifer Lawrence) and GALLOW’S HILL (a/k/a THE DAMNED), the NBC Television Series “Fear Itself”, John Carpenter’s THE WARD, featuring Amber Heard and Jared Harris, and the company previously acquired and released the acclaimed THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED. A Bigger Boat”s first theatrical production, FROZEN, was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival.


Franz Prinz von Auersperg

Music, Film and Television Executive

Franz Prinz von Auersperg, born 1949 in Salzburg (Austria), married to Christine for 42 years, father of two adult children. He lives in Munich and Mallorca.

Executive senior Vice President A&R for Bertelsmann Music Group. 1978 Founding member of the board of EMTV. Here he was responsible for marketing, sales and TV.

In addition to various supervisory board positions, he now mainly dedicates his time to his production company for animated film. Active in horse racing, both as a breeder and racing stable owner.

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Martin Olson

NY Times best selling author

Martin Olson (born April 2, 1956) is an American comedy writer, television producer, author and composer. He is the father of actress Olivia Olson. Martin has received seven Emmy nominations, five for television writing and two for song writing.He has also received an Ace Award for television writing. Olson's satire Encyclopedia of Hell is published by Feral House (July 2011) the film rights of which were bought by Warner Bros (through producer Andrew Lazar for Mad Chance). His children's book The Adventure Time Encyclopedia (July 2013), published by Abrams Books, reached #5 on the New York Times Best-Seller List and his latest Abrams book, The Enchiridion/Marcy's Super-Secret Scrapbook, was co written with his daughter Olivia Olson, and released at Comicon NYC 2015. His fourth book is The Conquest of Heaven, a mystical history book from the future,and a breakdown of the paradoxical Secrets of the Universe, written by demons and angels. Conquest is a sequel to his first book from Feral House.

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