Producer . Director
Based out of Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles, California, with over 15 years of media production experience, Joe most recently produced and directed the feature film KILLBIRD, starring Elysia Rotaru and Stephen Lobo, scheduled for release in 2019. Additionally, Joe has produced and directed a number of critically acclaimed short films, including THE CHASE and THE SLUMBER PARTY, which showcased at the Atlantic Film Festival. Joe was selected for the JETS program at EFM in 2018, and a Praxis Centre Screenwriting Lab in 2010.
Joe has worked as a Production Executive at a number of independent production companies, including East of Doheny and Aurora Productions, based out of Los Angeles. Managing script development, he helped to hone the script for the 2010 Rob Reiner film FLIPPED, written by Nora Ephron. He also managed the film slate and supervised production on the PBS documentary GREY GARDENS: FROM EAST HAMPTON TO BROADWAY. He has a number of feature films in development, including LEX TALIONIS (Samaco Films & Synergetic Distribution) and RELAPSE (Earth Orbit Productions & Frozen Fish Productions).
When he is not producing film, Joe produces video games. He has shipped a number of next generation narrative-focused console titles, working with companies such as Capcom, Ubisoft and Warner Brothers. He has worked on a variety of products, including the hit Warner Brothers title BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS. As a video game producer, Joe regularly manages narrative development, casting, budgeting & scheduling, motion capture and cinematics.
William Carne is the owner and founder of Earth Orbit Productions, a Vancouver based production company, in operation since 2013. In addition to writing, directing and producing the award-winning feature film PNEUMA (set for release in Spring of 2018), William is also the producer behind the experimental thriller VALLEY OF THE RATS and the award-winning romantic comedy NUTSHELLS.
In 2018, through Earth Orbit Productions, William is set to co-produce the thriller KILLBIRD with Frozen Fish Productions as well as to direct the supernatural thriller RELAPSE before moving on to the post-apocalyptic TV series DARK DAYS.
Mary Alice Corton
Writer . Co-Director . Editor
Based out of Los Angeles, Mary Alice has spent over 20 years in the music business. At the height of her performing career, she toured the country singing, playing guitar and keyboards, and she and her band were the first round winners of the Ed McMahon show ‘Next Big Star’. Many years and many projects later, Mary Alice’s music, original score and sound design can be found on various TV shows, documentaries, commercials, feature films (a couple of which star rap artist DMX), video games, music libraries, corporate videos, animation, movie trailers, and iTunes.
Mary Alice’s true passion for filmmaking emerged some 10 years ago while obsessing over films with now writing/directing partner Joe Zanetti. They started writing scripts and were finalists in the Page Screenwriting Awards for their screenplay ‘Bite Me!’. Mary Alice honed her production chops working on commercials. She directed and edited a cooking web series and wrote four feature scripts, and also a number of feature scripts with Joe. Their co-productions ‘The Slumber Party’ and 'The Chase' showcased at the Atlantic Film Festival.