We seek out film and television projects that are high-quality and have strong market appeal. Our goal is to create entertainment projects that are visually stunning and creatively inspiring.
About Our Team
Founder, President, Screenwriter, Author Lee is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Speed of Light and penned the illustrated books Humbug, A Christmas Carol and Beau and the Beanstalk. He has also written many screenplays and is currently working on Stan Lee’s Legion of 5. He is also very humble and does not feel the need to brag about his incredible, amazing and unmatched writing skills. IMDB
Head of Physical Production / Producer Dano does it all. He has been 1st Assistant Director on more films that any of us know how to count and is known for getting things done on time and on budget. He is producer on several upcoming films and his participation as part of our team is essential. Without him on our side we would all quit. IMDB
Visual Effects Producer Steven has worked on films such as 300: Rise of an Empire, Grown Ups 2, The Human Stain and Grimm Love. He is widely talented and has also worked as a 1st Assistant Director and Post Production Coordinator. He will get things accomplished on budget and on time and he even knows how to smile. IMDB
Founder, CEO, VFX Supervisor Stephen was lighting and effects supervisor for Shrek and modeling producer for Antz. He has worked on over sixty films and over a dozen television shows in his career and has a toy collection fit for the spoiled child of a king. His dedication to perfection has kept Sandman Studios the Visual Effects and Animation company of choice for many studios and filmmakers. IMDB
Director of PR and Marketing April is our in-house rock star and spokesperson. She is also the watchdog and protects each of us with such passion that we don’t even dare to cross her. Her talents in arranging PR and Marketing efforts have made our work with Rock the Read successful and she can get any audience to stand and roar. IMDB
Stien has extensive experience in development of screenplays as well as production and post production. His skills also extend to programming and interactive multimedia. Stien is the director of our online interactive marketing and is comfortable leading a team of any size on any project. IMDB
VFX Supervisor Bob has worked on some of the most incredible films and television shows like 24, Live Free or Die Hard and Mission Impossible III and he has even won an Emmy. When the director is desperate and needs to have the shot set up perfectly, Bob is the one to have on set. His professionalism will calm tensions and if needed he can pick up his computer and create effects on the spot. IMDB
Lead VFX Artist Christian’s talents amaze even the unamazable (if that is a word). He sits in an office that looks more like a space ship than an Japanese spa but has elements of both. No one in this world has more monitor screens in front of him at any one time. His work is what makes us and every project we work on look amazing. IMDB
Board of Advisors
Lee Baker – Co-Chairman
Mr. Baker has completed numerous projects for top clients such as Disney, DreamWorks, Warner Brothers, Discover Channel, History Channel, Electronic Arts, ABC, Paramount, Walden Media, Nickelodeon Movies, Universal Television, NBC, CBS, Encore, TNT, Twentieth Century Fox and others. Feature film & Television projects have included: Race to Witch Mountain, Pushing Daisies, Trauma, A Gifted Man, Grimm, Jamaa, The Cell 2, The Closer, iZombie and many others. Mr. Baker is the author of the illustrated books Humbug, A Christmas Carol and Beau and the Beanstalk and the critically acclaimed novel Speed of Light.
William Ince – Wealth Management
Mr. Ince has been the key to Paralight Films accounting and financial practices. He is a Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual and is experienced in finance and accounting. Bill also recently won the election for a seat on the Centerville City Council. His background in finance has been a integral part of the functioning and financial position of Paralight Films.
Stephen Sobisky – Co-Chairman
Mr. Sobisky’s feature film & television projects have included: iZombie, Race To Witch Mountain, Pushing Daisies, The Cusp, The Game Plan, Lovewrecked, Shrek, Antz, Small Soldiers, Godzilla, Titanic, X-Files the Movie, From Dusk Til Dawn, Joe’s Apartment, Air Force One, Junior, Spawn, Batman and Robin, Batman Returns, Starship Troopers, George of the Jungle, Arrival, Independence Day, Eraser, Star Trek Insurrection, Executive Decision, Broken Arrow, Dante’s Peak, You’ve Got Mail, True Lies, Scooby Doo 2, Mission Impossible 1&2, Evolution, Artificial Intelligence A.I., Bagger Vance, The Mexican, and others.
Nagaraj Sharma – International Film Finance
Mr. Sharma brings more than 50 years in the IT Industry having Worked with IBM World Trade Corporation, Mumbai (Systems and Sales), Larsen &Toubro and others; Promoted own IT corporation and had successfully executed special effects work for a Fantasy Hollywood Movie and 52 episodes for National Geographic from Chennai. B.Sc. (Pure Maths, Applied Maths & Physics); M.B.A.(Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta- 1967-69); One year Post Graduate Diploma in Management Accounting (Mumbai Univ.); was an Acturial Student of Institute of Actuaries, London.
James R. Baker – Legal Affairs
Mr. Baker is lead legal counsel for Paralight Films and has practiced law since 1977. He studied at York University in Toronto, Canada, then finished his B.S. in Political Science at the Brigham Young University in 1974 and completed his law degree from Brigham Young University Law School in 1977. Following this he attended Hebrew University Law School in Jerusalem in a post-graduate program. James Baker is a member of the Utah State Bar, admitted to practice before the Utah State Courts, the Federal Courts and the Tax Court.
Edmund C. King – Domestic Finance
Mr. King currently serves as the CFO of a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary safety systems and has served for the past 10 years as General Partner of an investment banking and financial consulting partnership that has arranged over $1 billion in financings, and on the Board of Directors of LTC Properties, Inc., an NYSE real estate investment trust. Previously, he served as a Senior Partner at Ernst & Young during his 30 year career as an advisor to leading companies in various industries. He also brings extensive contacts in a variety of targeted corporate clients to the Company.