Our LEADERSHIP

ERIK LOKKESMOE PRODUCER, STRATEGY & DISTRIBUTION A 20 year veteran of media and marketing, Erik began his career in DC serving for 12 years as a political appointee, speechwriter, and press secretary, including stints on Capitol Hill and the National Endowment. In 2006 he joined joined the Anschutz Film Group & Walden Media as VP of Strategic Partnerships. He co-founded Different Drummer in 2008. Erik is the author of three books on communications. 

ERIK LOKKESMOE
PRODUCER, STRATEGY & DISTRIBUTION

A 20 year veteran of media and marketing, Erik began his career in DC serving for 12 years as a political appointee, speechwriter, and press secretary, including stints on Capitol Hill and the National Endowment. In 2006 he joined joined the Anschutz Film Group & Walden Media as VP of Strategic Partnerships. He co-founded Different Drummer in 2008. Erik is the author of three books on communications. 

ANDY PETERSON PRODUCER, MARKETING & PARTNERSHIPS Andy has over 20 years of experience in entertainment marketing, having worked for BMG, Warner Bros. Records, and direct campaigns for TiVo, DirectTV, NBC, Showtime, Sony Pictures, dick clark productions, National Geographic Channel, and AMC. He is founder of the Justice Film Festival.   

ANDY PETERSON
PRODUCER, MARKETING
& PARTNERSHIPS

Andy has over 20 years of experience in entertainment marketing, having worked for BMG, Warner Bros. Records, and direct campaigns for TiVo, DirectTV, NBC, Showtime, Sony Pictures, dick clark productions, National Geographic Channel, and AMC. He is founder of the Justice Film Festival. 

 

JANEAL BERNHART PRODUCER, PUBLICITY & CLIENT SERVICES Janeal started her career in Los Angeles as a TV and film publicist in Los Angeles at PR agencies MPRM and Ginsberg Libby. With almost 10 years of experience, she has worked with clients such as Magnolia Pictures, Roadside Attractions, Focus Features, Lionsgate, CBS Films, and Sony Pictures Television. 

JANEAL BERNHART
PRODUCER, PUBLICITY
& CLIENT SERVICES

Janeal started her career in Los Angeles as a TV and film publicist in Los Angeles at PR agencies MPRM and Ginsberg Libby. With almost 10 years of experience, she has worked with clients such as Magnolia Pictures, Roadside Attractions, Focus Features, Lionsgate, CBS Films, and Sony Pictures Television. 

TYLER ZACHARIA ADVISOR, BUSINESS AFFAIRS Tyler Zacharia is an established finance and entertainment executive, working on several films since 2014, most notably executive produced Martin Scorsese’s Silence Tyler serves as Managing Director of Moriah Media, an investment firm. He is an active board participant on a number of high growth entertainment companies, including the alternative content distribution company Tugg.com..

TYLER
ZACHARIA

ADVISOR,
BUSINESS AFFAIRS


Tyler Zacharia is an established finance and entertainment executive, working on several films since 2014, most notably executive produced Martin Scorsese’s Silence Tyler serves as Managing Director of Moriah Media, an investment firm. He is an active board participant on a number of high growth entertainment companies, including the alternative content distribution company Tugg.com..

PHILIPS MCCARTY PRODUCER, SOCIAL IMPACT Philips has created and executed cause engagement and marketing programs, strategic fundraising campaigns, and organizational development strategies for leading corporations and nonprofits, including the American Heart Association, Brooks Brothers, Feeding America, Heifer International, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, the NASCAR Foundation, Nationwide Insurance, St. Jude, and UNICEF.

PHILIPS MCCARTY
PRODUCER,
SOCIAL IMPACT

Philips has created and executed cause engagement and marketing programs, strategic fundraising campaigns, and organizational development strategies for leading corporations and nonprofits, including the American Heart Association, Brooks Brothers, Feeding America, Heifer International, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, the NASCAR Foundation, Nationwide Insurance, St. Jude, and UNICEF.