Scott Jones is the President/CEO and Founder of Artist View Entertainment Inc., a world class Multi-Media sales and marketing corporation. Jones oversees the distribution of over $150 Million of programming assets including over three hundred (300) feature length motion pictures, series and special interest programming. Through the mid 80’s, Scott was a Regional Manager in the Video Wholesale business directly involved with the representation of Major Studio labels including Disney, Touchstone, Colombia Tri-Star, Warner Brothers, Sony, Paramount, Fox, and MGM, which he sold directly to the Video Retailer (Chains and Independents). Since the start of his International sales career in 1988, Scott has Executive Produced twenty (20) feature films and has been directly involved in acquiring, marketing and distributing in excess of over 500 Independently Produced films. During his thirty-five year career in the entertainment business Scott has served on three Video Industry Association Boards, been a member of The National Association of Television Program Executives since 1996 and is currently serving in his tenth year on the Arbitration Advisory Board for the Independent Film and Television Alliance (IFTA Formerly AFMA).
Tim began working with Jim Kreutzer and Wind Chill Media Group, LLC as designer in 1994, initially developing the brand identity. He continued providing creative content for Wind Chill's slate of films, including Fever Lake, Just Write, Last Great Ride and Walking Across Egypt along with a variety other projects.
Tim was also an extra in the first three Wind Chill films.
As Creative Director, Tim also designed the 100 year edition compilation CD project for the Chicago Cubs, one of the top selling sports CDs of 2008.
In 2013, Tim began working with Jim and Director Jason Connery on Tommy's Honour. He designed the films look book and initial website, then took on the roll as Social Media Director/Designer. He worked on a variety of design requests for the film along with redesigning and managing the website until the film was released
Tim works full time at Design Partners, Strategic Brand Development Firm. In addition, he is Creative Director for the US Military Endurance Sports team.
A non-profit organization helping active or retired athletes achieve their goals, at any level of their sport. Tim also owns Vernon Graphix, designing and producing custom vinyl-cut decals, as a side-business, to customers worldwide.
Sara Schmitz has been providing strategic public relations counsel for more than 15 years. Her experience spans multiple industries from film and financial services to agriculture and consumer products. Over the course of her career, Schmitz has provided publicity and crisis communications counsel for companies of all sizes, from privately held family-owned businesses to publicly held Fortune 100 companies. She is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Lawrence Atkinson is Chief Executive Officer of The DDA Group, leaders in global film, television and entertainment communications.
Founded in London in 1970, with offices in London and Los Angeles, as well as affiliates and associates in most other parts of the world, DDA is the leading global film and entertainment communications agency, offering a bespoke service and a truly worldwide reach for the Creative Industries. DDA provides creative and insightful strategies and, turnkey campaign solutions for film, television and brands.
DDA’s broad portfolio of services includes public relations, strategic consultancy, event production and management, digital & social, insight & analytics, brand partnerships and integration, personal representation, creative design, and awards campaigns.
Filmmaker Jim Kreutzer and CEO of Wind Chill Media Group created and developed the film project based on the book Tommy's Honor after a "bucket list" visit to St. Andrews with an ill friend in 2010. Tommy's Honour was selected to be the opening night film for the 70th Edinburgh Film Festival in June, 2016. The film won the 2016 BAFTA Scottish Academy Award. Tommy's Honour was released globally in Spring, 2017. Kreutzer helped establish and now serves on the board of the new Tommy's Honour Educational Trust.
His 25 year film career began as an executive producer on the feature film Fever Lake in 1994. He has since produced, consulted on and financed 20 feature films. Kreutzer’s additional executive producing and producing credits include, Just Write, Last Great Ride, Big Brother Trouble, Dexter Dickie and Ghost Club. In 2007, he founded Wind Chill Distribution LLC for the purpose of being able to sell and distribute his own projects. He created and acted as supervising producer on the 100 years of history & music compilation CD for the Chicago Cubs – one of the top selling sports CDs of 2008.
Kreutzer is currently in development on multiple feature film and
Maryilene Blondell’s professional career has encompassed both media/entertainment and non-profit sectors. Her international media career began while working for BBC Radio One- London and expanded into network news by covering the Republican Convention for ABC News. She then covered local and national politics for NBC Network News. Blondell has produced both large and small-scale entertainment, environmental, musical, and television projects in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.
Most recently Blondell served as the Director of Development for The ALS Association. Her prior non-profit work involved working for The Kennedy Foundation, under former American Diplomat and Founder of Very Special Arts, Jean Kennedy Smith.
She also served as interim Executive Director for Transforming Medicine with world-renowned scientists Dr. Leroy Hood and MacArthur Fellow, Dr. Stuart Kauffman. She regularly visited Capitol Hill working with legislators to help
reform drug discovery and patient access to non-approved or dormant FDA regulated treatments.
Maryilene has been involved in global human and environmental rights issues-leading her to west India to assist in the rescue and placement of sex-trafficked victims. Her environmental focus has been supporting large-scale major conservation efforts for endangered black rhinos in Zimbabwe, Africa, and supporting and advocating for clean water initiatives-particularly in South Asia.
After over 25 years of experience in the housebuilding and urban regeneration sector for major UK, Plc Companies. Tiger now assembles consultant teams
to promote, manage and implement residential and mixed-use projects throughout the UK and advises private and public-sector clients on the legal, planning and optimisation process in the capacity of Consultant, advisor and Non-Executive Director.
As confidant to Jim Kreutzer from the inception of Tommy’s Honour, his company FFT Management Ltd acted as UK liaison to the Producers throughout the production process.
Mr. Pesch possesses over 20 years of leadership experience in a broad range of general corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, compliance with federal securities laws, public offerings, corporate governance and general commercial transactions. His experience spans general representation of numerous business organizations, including both publicly
and closely held corporations. Throughout his legal career, he has provided representation to business organizations of all sizes in the areas of intellectual property, corporate finance, entertainment law, securities and business organization. Additionally, Mr. Pesch has represented purchasers and sellers
in a variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
Iain has worked in luxury golf travel and hospitality for the last 20 years, representing some of the world's most recognisable brands and travelling the world building an enviable database of contacts from the worlds of sports, television, business and commerce. He first met Jim Kreutzer whilst working in St Andrews, and after just one round on the Old Course they became great friends. Iain has helped Wind Chill Media with logistics, introductions and on-the-ground assistance in Scotland and was responsible for a variety of logistical solutions during the making of Tommy's Honour.
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