KEY PERSONNEL BIOGRAPHICALS
President / Executive Producer / Director / Editor
Doug Hanes has been a leader in the film and video production industry for 35 years. His expertise and direct involvement in writing, directing, shooting and editing guarantees the continuity and consistency critical to each film or video project. In addition, his broad knowledge of strategic marketing, analytical abilities and diverse media background makes Doug Hanes a qualified Executive Producer for the Company.
After graduating from the University of Iowa, Mr. Hanes formed Transtar Productions, Inc. in 1982. Since that time, he has worked to achieve the highest level of perfection for every film and video production. Clients return to Transtar Productions and Transtar Entertainment Company because Mr. Hanes exceeds their expectations in terms of presentation quality, creativity and results.
Mr. Hanes’ extensive experience in all aspects of advertising and marketing, along with every phase of the production process, have led some of the most successful and well-
Mr. Hanes brings a specialized shooting style and detail-
As Executive Producer for Transtar Entertainment Company, Inc., Mr. Hanes’ responsibilities include overseeing all film and television projects, hiring of all producer teams and key production personnel, and managing the production budgets. Mr. Hanes also continues to work as a director, cinematographer, videographer and editor on many Transtar Entertainment projects. Contact Doug at Doug@TranstarFilm.com.
GEORGE W. COLE
Board Member and Financial Advisor
Mr. Cole began his career in real estate working in his Father’s real estate office when he was a teenager. In the late 1960's, Mr. Cole took over the operations of Herb Cole Real Estate (now Quest Real Estate Advisors) and changed the focus of the Company to major commercial brokerage, investment and development. Highlights of Herb Cole Real Estate included: the construction and sale of 300 single-
In 1978, Mr. Cole started a business consulting firm that advises and consults with small, mid-
Mr. Cole currently serves as President and C.E.O. of Jayhawker Investment Holdings, Inc., an incubator company that assists subsidiaries with financing, business consulting and marketing services. Mr. Cole is active in the Denver community and serves on the Board of two charitable foundations. He also directs his family’s own private investment portfolio. Mr. Cole can be reached at GCole@JayhawkerHoldings.com.
Executive Director of Date Camp, LLC
As the executive director of Date Camp and the original creator of the Date Camp Reality TV Series, Jalynn Venis (pronounced J’lyn Venice) oversees the planning and development of all Date Camp media and programs.
She is an optioned screenwriter, television producer of award-
Her published books include Cassandra’s Field Guide to Ghostly Encounters, 25 Ways to Get Your Child to Read, and several ghostwriting projects. Among her soon to be published works are Ghost Island and The Pajama Supper Club and Other Bedtime Stories.
Television programs she has written and produced have earned NATOA Awards, Telly Awards, Aurora Awards, Communicator Awards, and Hermes Creative Awards. Her multi-
Producer and Director of ACRONYM
Steffan Tubbs is co-
Steffan was the author and producer of the award-
Steffan is a proud supporter of our military and was twice embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq. In both 2010 and 2012, he assisted WWII veterans back to the island of Iwo Jima. He ends his show daily by reminding us to Remember Our Troops.
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