Core Creatives


Joann Yarrow | Executive Director

Joann Yarrow is a professional director and producer with over 35 years of experience collaborating with creative teams globally.  She specializes in story development across serval platforms, working in projects that connect with audiences around the world.  Navigating between film, animation and stage, Joann also mentors at ADA Animation in Nairobi, Kenya, and is the Director for Community Engagement and Education at Syracuse Stage in New York.

Joann is the founder of Distinctive Voices, LLC, focusing on story development and production. She was the Artistic Director of Teatro Prometeo in Miami, co-founded A Laboratory for Actor Training with Vernice Miller, and worked for Hal Prince on several Broadway productions.


Brad Beckman | Principal

Brad Beckman works nationally and internationally as a writing and narrative mentor. He is an award-winning playwright, a published writer and editor in prose and Drama Editor for the Stone Canoe Literary Journal. He’s worked in the entertainment industry for over 35 years and worked extensively in NYC in the theater. He is a documentarian and film editor as well a certified teacher and trainer of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. Currently, he works as a freeance writer, a script consultant, an educator and teaches acting at Syracuse University. 

My Gosh

Splinter Studios breaks the outdated, bloated Hollywood model of filmmaking. At Splinter, years of experience combine with imagination and theresult is revolutionary models for production and stunning visual effects.

Ecke Studios is a multimedia production company, creating dynamic solutions through innovative storytelling. Our team produces everything from brand identity to educational and training videos to bring your vision to life.

Puppet Network is a premier puppet design and producing with experience in producing international festivals, theatrical productions and other I.P. From a 3-inch shadow puppet mouse for New World Symphony to a 18-foot tall marionette for the New River Arts Festival. We do it all.

MYGOSH is a borderless, multi-cultural and dynamic myriad of international voices, outstanding talents, colorful languages and flesible dogmas. Ditching stodgy ways of working, we’re hacking the old creative production mindset to evolve new ways to GGSD.

Tres Monstruos Media is based in Madri and does high-end production work in both international and Spanish markets.