Production Team

Chiara Barbo is a script writer and senior creative producer for Pilgrim Films (Trieste) and Bartlebyfilm (Rome). As a script writer and head of developmeent worked for a number of Italian film and television production companies such as Cattleya, Bianca Film and TPI. She has developed and produced documentaries and feature films in Italy and internationally, including: Triestine Girls (Italy), Far Away Is Home (Australia); Newtok, The Sinking Town (Alaska, USA) that was assigned with a grant from the MEDIA Development Fund; Lee (Italy); Maksimovic: The Story of Bruno Pontecorvo (Italy); Our American Days (Italy, USA), Easy (Italy, Ukraine). Chiara is a member of the David di Donatello – Accademia del cinema Italiano (Italian Academy Award).

Mario Chioldi, founder and owner of Prema Productions, Inc., has produced several feature films and directed multi-media video installations with Iranian artist Shirin Neshat that have been exhibited in New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Paris, Milan and Istanbul. Mario has worked on documentaries, feature films, and commercials in South America, Europe and the Middle East. Mario managed the 2006 production of the nationally syndicated 13 episode series Hip Hop Hold 'Em for IMG, and managed the first season of the PBS series Moment of Luxury, shooting episodes in thirteen different cities in the US, Mexico, Peru and England. Mario also produced MTV specials for Transworld Entertainment.

John Petrovitz has more than fifteen years experience in overseas production. He produced, directed and supervised production of more than 100 half hour TV episodes, two features and a number of short films, specials, commercials and pilots in 2D, 3D, and Flash for Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Film Roman, Marvel, Felix the Cat Productions, Stan Lee Media, Cinegroupe ( Canada ) and others. His work on Tutenstein won an Emmy Award in 2004 and earned an Emmy nomination in 2006. John has extensive experience as an entertainment executive. He founded production studios in US, Korea, and Russia; he served as a director on LA Visual Artists Association Board, Stan Lee Media Board of Directors, President at ZIS Productions, inc., President at NIC Entertainment, Inc., President at UNART production,Inc.,Korea, President at SLM Studios, Inc. and Chief Creative Officer at Digicon Media.

Rusty Case has over 30 years experience in Entertainment ranging from production work for NBC in New York to VFX work for Sony and Warner Brothers in Los Angeles to Studio Operations for over 900 shows, to Producing Animation and Live Action Features. Over the years Rusty has worked with numerous Major Studios including NBC, MGM, Cinergy, Sony, Fox, Disney, Paramount and Warner Bros., and some so-called Mini-Majors such as Mar-Vista, IM Global and Tri-Coast. As a Studio Operator and as a Feature producer, Rusty has developed many relationships with media sales companies and distribution partners for home media and theatrical release for international, domestic, and internet based sales.