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Our Team

Leading the way is Sam Houston Southwest Film Investment Fund’s Board of Directors and Advisors. Our team of seasoned professionals from a variety of relevant industry disciplines brings years of experience and creative talent to bear when determining the Fund’s current and future direction, while strictly adhering to its core Mission Statement and Values.

Steven Jon Whritner

EVP Production and Development

Award-winning writer and producer Steven Jon Whritner has served in senior executive level positions at several of the leading cable and broadcast networks. Whritner has also created and produced more than 100 hours of successful television programming netting many of the industry’s top honors. Read more »

Gail M. Petry

Executive Producer and Board Advisor

Gail M. Petry is a Senior Executive Producer with extensive experience in project and film development, digital media (games), Broadway fund raising, and film and project financing for the global entertainment industry, successfully bringing qualified investors together with quality media and entertainment content. Read more »

Anne-Marie Mackay

Producer, Executive Creative Director and Board Advisor

An Entertainment Industry producer for over 20 years, Anne-Marie Mackay has been responsible for creating and overseeing the extraordinary successes of Propaganda Films and subsequently her own company, Palomar Pictures.
Anne-Marie helped launch the careers of current movie notables including David Fincher, Antoine Fuqua, Michael Bay, Alek Keshisian, and Alex Proyas; and provided established directors like David Lynch and James Foley with short form opportunities. Read more »

Derek R Hill

Production Designer and Art Director, Board Advisor

Derek R. Hill served as production designer on Oliver Stone's "W" and Antoine Fuqua's "Olympus Has Fallen" prior to his work on Sean Penn's acclaimed feature "Into the Wild". It was Hill's fourth collaboration with Penn; his association began on Penn's directorial debut "The Indian Runner", "The Crossing Guard" and he continued to work with the actor on his film "Hurlyburly", directed by Anthony Drazan. Read more »

David Franzoni

Academy Award Script Writer, Consultant and Board Advisor

For writing and producing "Gladiator", David won the Oscar; the Golden Globe; the BAFTA (British Academy Award) and was nominated for a second Oscar and a second BAFTA.
His original screenplay, "King Arthur," produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Antoine Fuqua, was released in 2004. Read more »

Conrad W Hall

Cinematographer, Producer, Script Writer and Board Advisory Member

Conrad Wynn Hall is an American cinematographer. He is the son of the cinematographer Conrad L. Hall. Read more »

David Cuddy

Film Producer, Investor and Board Member

David is a Producer and Executive Producer of a dozen films and P&A investor on five films. Currently he is a manager of Studio Estates (real estate development in Austin, Texas). Read more »

Schuyler (“Sky”) M. Moore

Legal Counsel

Sky is a partner in the corporate entertainment department of Greenberg Glusker LLP, practicing entertainment, corporate, and tax law. Read more »

Ricky Jones

Studio Security Director and Protocol Coordinator

Ricky has a long and successful background in Film Industry and Law Enforcement. He serves as CEO of The Spirit Of The Law Awards, A Police Christian 501 (C) (3). He has been in law enforcement both County as a Deputy Sheriff and Federally as an Operations Officer and as Team Leader of LEO - Law Enforcement Operatives. Read more »

Dr. Andre Dobson

Board Member

Since 2005, Andre Dobson, MD has held the role of corporate medical director at AHP; while still finding time to actively practice anesthesiology. Andre is an avid supporter of film industry. He's been a technical consultant on medical matters for several films. Read more »

Steve Hill

Executive Director and Board Member

Local business man, entrepreneur, investor and supporter of the Houston film industry.
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