The Team

Nicholas Goodman – Artistic Director, CEO

Nicholas is a director, editor and producer at Mental Properties Productions, Inc., an independent Los Angeles production company. Recent projects include the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award presentation for the Golden Globe Awards honoring Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen, George Clooney, and the 2016 recipient, Denzel Washington. Nicholas has extensive experience as a producer and editor of trailers for the motion picture industry, creating campaigns for Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Minority Report, Jack Reacher, Cast Away, and Sin City, among others, and he is an award-winning independent filmmaker who has traveled extensively to film festivals around the world. Behind a drum kit, he still dreams of rock-n-roll glory.

Hortencia Goodman – Executive Director, Founder

Hortencia is an Executive Manager and award-winning Independent Producer. She was the Director of Contract Administration for Sony Pictures Entertainment, working with top producers and directors and coordinating with heads of production, post-production, business affairs, legal, music, product placement and various other departments as well as working with contracts, union rules and studio policy.


Board of Directors


Michelle Bowman - Director, Projects at Warner Bros.

Lisa Winkle - National Manager, Commmunications & Media at VEDC, a leading non-profit small business lender.

Mary Traynor – President & CEO at Akamai Promotions, a leading Hawaii-based Marketing, Publicity, and Event Promotions firm.

Violet Gonzalez - Marketing Manager at First5LA

Sharon Chow - Special Events/Donor Relations Manager at International Myeloma Foundation

Hortencia Goodman – Executive Director

Nicholas Goodman – Artistic Director

Advisory Board

Nicholas de Wolff - De Wolff Advisors, a strategic advisory firm - Los Angeles, London, Lisbon

Rosalind Helfand - Program Development at New Filmmakers Los Angeles, Co-founder of Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo & Non-profit Organization Advisor