A senior creative leader with two decades of experience in entertainment media, marketing and business strategy, Diana utilizes her creative abilities to help organizations help the world.
As an accomplished entrepreneur and business strategist, Diana brings unique insights to organizations that are looking to take their vision from napkin to market. She provides the right combination of creative concept development, strategic planning and the application of resources to effectively launch a company, corporate initiative or a project aimed at changing the world.
Diana foundered four start-up companies over the past fifteen years, including Vinda Media, a Seattle based company that creates innovative media, business and marketing strategies for organizations. She is also co-founder and past COO of Vast Entertainment, a Los Angeles based Development Company that fosters book-to-screen adaptations for film, television and web.
As an Executive Producer and Creative Consultant, Diana has the aptitude to create unique media content, taking an idea from early development through production. Designing innovative media strategies that utilize original content to engage consumers in an authentic way is her passion.
Diana Co-Produced the feature film: “Zaytoun”, which was chosen for Special Presentation at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, screened at London Film Festival and AFI and recently Executive Produced the made for television/web comedy pilot, “Throw Me A Bone”. She has co-created and developed a slate of 6 reality and 2 comedy shows for television with Los Angeles based producing partners and currently acts as creative consultant to independent producers and production companies.
Chris Oliver graduated from the University of Washington’s School of Business in 2006. After running into Instructor, Tom Skerritt, at a local Starbucks in Seattle, he decided to pursue his long-time aspiration of Producing films.
Chris attended TheFilmSchool in the Summer of 2008, with the idea of learning the foundation of all successful films–a great story. With assistance from TheFilmSchool’s mentorship program, he is now producing multiple film projects in the Seattle area.
Michael Friedline, MBA, has more than 25 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience serving in human service, international relief and development, cultural, and medical organizations. He is a proven team builder, strategic planner, and development executive who consults with regional organizations. Specialties include creating comprehensive development programs, major donor relations, direct mail creation, capital campaigns, and board development. Mr. Friedline lives in Shoreline with his wife Vicki and their three children.