Chariman
MEDIA FACTORY INC
Dr. Charanjit Chanana

 

Dr . Chanana

Dr. Chanana is the Chairman of MEDIA FACTORY India, a unique venture to explore and redefine endless Possibilities in Entertainment.

Dr. Chanana, an eminent economist, has been a member of parliament (RajyaSabha). He was elected to the post of industries and steel minister in Mrs. Indira Gandhi’s cabinet.

During his ministerial term under the leadership of Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Dr. Chanana introduced a new industrial policy that initiated industrial revolution in India – starting with the nationalization of Maruti, which set the pace for the advancements in information technology and other areas suffering from obsolesce. Dr. Chanana’s other Initiatives included setting up the Centre of Excellence in the field of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology. He recently signed a Mou with the University of Califomia, Berkley, to this effect.

CEO North America
MEDIA FACTORY INC
Mr. Ashish Chanana

Mr. Ashish Chanana

Mr. Ashish Chanana, a Film producer, Director and an ace Animator.

In High School Ashish invented India’s first electric car and was facilitated by the president of India, who honored him with a gold medal for his achievement at such a young age. The Prime Minister of India started the engine of his car. Ashish was offered scholarships to Columbia University, New York, Loughborough, England and Toyota, Japan for automobile engineering.

In 2008 he was invited to the Oscars, where he was fortunate to represent India in Visual Effects and Animation. Soon after, he moved base to California and then Vancouver, Canada.

Today he runs a 60-member Animation team and a VFX studio, servicing clients worldwide.He is targeting to have 200 team members by this year end.

Head of Production
MEDIA FACTORY (L.A.)
Nicole Ferre

Nicole Ferre

From Pixar to DreamWorks to MEDIA FACTORY. Yes we are happy that Nicole is with us is steering the teams in the correct path. Nicole supervises most productions and works with team heads globally to bring them to the table and to make sure our clients are 1000% getting what they seek. It is a huge responsibility but she is doing a great job !

SHANYN MAGUIRE
EXEC. PRODUCER (VANCOUVER)

Shanyn Maguire

Shanyn Maguire is a film producer. Her focus is on developing compelling material with a distinct authentic perspective making the director’s vision the forefront in every production. Prior to this she secured and produced two short films. Her next venture is to market and produce a variety of feature length films.

Shanyn joined Let’s Make A Movie so that she could have access to many different kinds people who possess a variety of skill sets. She created her profile and is now a Let’s Make A Movie member. It makes her job as a producer easier and she highly recommends it to anyone working in the creative field. She is currently based in Vancouver Canada.

“Nothing in this world fascinates me more than the art of process and the power of connection.”

PR & Mktg,
MEDIA FACTORY (L.A.)
Jan Nagel

Jan Nagel

As an entertainment marketing professional since 1991, Jan Nagel has worked with recognized and Award Winning feature and television production studios, including Dream Quest Images, Calico Entertainment and Virtual Magic Animation. As a consultant at MEDIA FACTORY, Jan brings her experience to us. Her lengthy resume includes clients such as Santo Domingo Animation in Mexico, Xing-xing Digital, Beijing, Betop Multimedia, Dalian, china, kocca (Korean Content and cultural Agency), AGOGO Corporation Honk Kong, Rhythm & Hues and other visual effects companies. Prior to her entertainment marketing career, Jan worked for fortune 500 advertising agencies, providing advertising and recruitment marketing for clients like the U.S Army, Hughes Aircraft & Century 21 Real Estate. She also served as associate publisher for four career magazines.

CEO and a producer
Oxygen Films
Hazel Hoyle

Hazel Hoyle,

Hazel has worked as CEO and a producer for Oxygen Films since 2009. She specializes in feature-length film development from concept to greenlight, finance acquisition, tax credit certification acquisition, online-networking, ongoing communications, executive summaries, business plans and development of visual presentations for projects to be considered by A-List caliber agents, managers, producers, financiers, direct investors and distributors from around the globe.

Head of Oxygen’s literary division, Hazel also represents more than 300 feature-length screenplays from virtually every genre; plus several books, plays and television sitcoms.

Providing executive assistance to the CEO of Media Factory, Hazel is excited to be working for a growing company that specializes in Animation, Post Production, CGI and SFX.

When not at work, Hazel enjoys relaxing outdoors with a glass of Argentinian Malbec or German beer. Her physical disciplines include long walks, hiking, yoga, snowboarding and various sunbathed leisures.

Anju Chanana
Mktg & Online HR (VANCOUVER)

Anju Chanana

A former model and a Bollywood actress who always had a natural flair for fashi on since her teens. Soon became one of the most sort out designers in Bollywood and socialites galore’ designing from personal wardrobes to even film and TV stars and other celebrities.
Anju feels that every woman has a personality that symbolizes their style and hence her brand ADA, which stands for ‘style’ and ‘grace’ was created to indulge!

A very popular ‘people person’.

Anju joined Media Factory in 2010 to share her passion for creativity with great passion and dedication. She was head of PR and HR at Media Factory studios in Mumbai and now heads Marketing and online HR at the Vancouver office. Also works closely with film productions.

Head of Marketing
MEDIA FACTORY INC
Dean Kraemer

Dean Kraemer

Dean Kraemer has a long history in mainstream advertising as well as entertainment.

His role as Creative Director at ad agencies in New York and Los Angeles have resulted in dozens of awards, including Clios, Andys, One ShowAwads and a USA Today Reader Poll Award for the best commercial on the Superbowl. He was also Creative Director at Atlantic Records, created successful campaigns for Paramount, Sony, Columbia, and CBS, among many other entertainment brands, and has written and produced hundreds of commercials, TV shows and videos. In his role as consultant to MEDIA FACTORY he brings a thorough understanding of the creative process and an invaluable ability to identify with need of our clients.

Animation Director,
Media Factory (India)
Karan Talreja

Karan Talreja

Karan is an asset to MEDIA FACTORY India Pvt Ltd. His experience and path lend perfectly to his role as director, allowing him to work efficiently. He has worked on some great projects for major brands in entertainment. His experience as assistant director with Cinevista Communications (Junoon, Ghutam, Sahil and KamoshAawazen) permits him to excel in his field. At MEDIA FACTORY India Pvt Ltd he has been the assistant director on some 100 music videos. Other names with Karan as been associated are UTV, Gizmo Graphics, Concept Creations, Mukti Foundation and Soft Focus Telefilms. His experience and skill make him a proud possession of MEDIA FACTORY India Pvt Ltd.

Director
MEDIA FACTORY INC
Dr. Anjali Gupta

Dr. Anjali Gupta

Dr. Gupta is a leading, successful entrepreneur with proven business, scientific, and technical skills to manage businesses. Her key insights, leadership, and strong people and communication skills will immensely benefit MFI’s continued growth.