Meet the Team
Katrina Medoff is an actor, writer and producer in New York City. Her recent projects include the feature “Ask for Jane” (actor) and the short films “Lovestuck” (actor/writer/producer), “Home Invasion for the Holidays” (actor), “Ms. Connections” (actor/writer) and “Dark Blue” (producer).
Tracy Sayre is an award-winning screenwriter and founder of Writers Work. Her short film “Lily + Mara” recently premiered on PBS. She is currently developing 3 feature scripts and serves on the grant board of QCA and is an animal rights activist. Tracy received a BFA and MAT from Maryland Institute College of Art.
Director of Communications
Makana Shimaoka is a creative professional who’s worked with multiple film and television production crews in New York City. She recently moved to Los Angeles and has spent the last few years working as a freelance social media manager. She’s currently working on packaging several television pilots in development.
Elle Johnson is a writer, producer and showrunner. Most recently, she served as a co-showrunner on Netflix’s limited series "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker" starring Octavia Spencer. In addition, Johnson wrote, produced and/or executive produced on shows including "CSI: Miami," "Law & Order," "Ghost Whisperer," "Saving Grace," "The Glades," "Finding Carter," "The Fosters,” "Homicide," "Any Day Now," and "Bosch.”
Kathryn O’Kane is the showrunner of the James Beard award-winning “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” a four-part travel culinary series on Netflix. She recently directed and produced episodes of “Death Row Stories,” a true crime documentary series for CNN in conjunction with Jigsaw Productions and Sundance Productions. Told by current and former death row inmates, the series poses tough questions about the U.S. capital punishment system.