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Founded in 2010 by Executive Producer Ross Grogan, The Cavalry Productions, has been focusing on commercials and branded content projects since its inception. Cavalry's array of talent consists of a unique and diverse group ranging from Los Angeles-based directors such as Kevin Berlandi, Stephen Schuster and James Wahlberg to those making their debut in the US market such as Steven Ada, Cécile Boisrond, Didier Canaux, Chris Delaporte, Christophe Navarre and the directing duo Rojomotorz. The roster also includes names such as Henri Barges and up and coming South American based director Doug Bernardt. There is no task too small or challenge too great for the new enthusiastic Cavalry team that will continue to possess the versatility and mobility that parallels a traditional cavalry.

LOS ANGELES

11849 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 204

Los Angeles, CA 90064

310-966-4440

NEW YORK

116 West 23rd Street 5th Floor

New York, NY 10011

646-963-6090

PARIS

8 rue du Fg Poissonière

75010 PARIS

33(0)609166517

The Cavalry Team

Founder / Executive Producer

Chief Operating Officer

Executive Producer

Director of Business Development

Head Of Production

Sales Team

West Coast Representation

Yvette Lubinsky

yvette represents

310-827-2626

310-386-9909

Mid West Representation

Elizabeth Mang

Mem inc.

310-567-6264

East Coast Representation

Rich Schafler

Schafler Artists Management

212-750-8111

917-328-1700

INTERNATIONAL SALES | EUROPE

Guy Péchard

Good Guys

33(0)185732762

33(0)609166517

Ross Grogan

Ross Grogan has been working diligently in production for over 17 years. Early in his career he had the opportunity to develop his professionalism at a multitude of high profile production houses, inlcuding RSA with director Tony Scott.

In 2009 he focused on honing his creative abilities yet still stayed budget conscious as he headed up the west coast production team for a New York based company. During this time, he Line Produced over thirty episodes of original content and managed an additional forty-five projects with such clients as Tylenol, Tiffany and Co., Gifts.com, Depeche Mode, and others.

As 2009 came to a close, Ross was approached by a friend to come on board as Head of Development at Nitrous Visual Effects. Within a short time Ross helped land the #1 new series NCIS: Los Angeles, among other projects. As a founding member of The Cavalry Productions, Ross Grogan brings an extensive grasp of the industry, from development through production to post, remaining fiscally vigilant and dedicated to the quality of a final product.

Aric Ackerman

Ackerman has over 20 years of experience in driving production, post-production and business development efforts in advertising and film. He previously spent 8 years as COO of @Radical Media overseeing extensive business growth through acquisitions and added operations in four countries.

Aric began his career in entertainment and media with Price Waterhouse where he rose to a Principal Consultant advising three of the major Hollywood studios. He was also the founder and CEO of Resolve Market Research, and offered consultancy services and methodologies for the digital media, mobile and technology industries. With headquarters in Hollywood on the Raleigh Studios lot and a satellite office in London - England, the company was sold within 24 months of its founding. Mr. Ackerman currently serves on the Board of the Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans as a Management Director for more than 7 years.

Aric also sits on the Investment/Finance Committee and the Administrative Committee of the Board. The Motion Picture Plans serve over 120,000 lives and have a combined investment portfolio in excess of $7 Billion. Aric previously served on the Supervisory Board of Directors for Raleigh Studios in Budapest, Hungary.

Guy Péchard

Guy Péchard is a powerful force as a production manager. Sound of Noise, Guy’s first film production, was selected to be in the Cannes Film Festival and won many international awards. Throughout his impressive career Guy has collaborated with notable directors including Ridley Scott, Terry Gilliam, Tarsem, Gregor Nicholas, Anthony Hoffman, Chris Milk, Ralf Schmerberg and Errol Morris, among others.

Guy began his career as a first AD for features, commercials and TV movies directed by Anthony Page, Irwin Kirshner, Cheech and Chong, Jean-Paul Goude, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and Andrei Konchalovsky. He then moved behind the scenes and became an executive producer for companies such as Frogs, Téléma, Via Productions and Planete.

He founded BLISS, a production company dedicated to creating feature films, documentaries and digital content for clients like Rolex, McDonald’s, SNCF, Bouygues, Johnson & Johnson, AXA, IBM, and more.

Guy also produced hundreds of commercials for @Radical Media in Paris. He became general manager of @Radical Media and helped turn it into the most award-winning production house in France. Today, Guy heads The Cavalry Productions Paris, where he brings his contagious enthusiasm, knowledge and passion to commercial, film and branded content production.

Leticia Gurjao Schroeder

With an impressive ability for nurturing talent, Leticia Gurjao Schroeder brings 10 years of experience in commercial production to her role as Director of Business Development. Prior to joining The Cavalry, Leticia was Director of Development for Green Dot Films.

A native of Brazil, Leticia studied Advertising at Mackenzie University in São Paulo. Soon after graduation she worked in commercial sales at Zeppelin Films. Leticia relocated to Los Angeles in 2008 to earn her Business of the Film Industry Certificate from UCLA.

She went on to produce short films and work with several media companies including Fierce Entertainment and Wondros. Today, Leticia’s extensive knowledge of how to get projects off the ground and running makes her an invaluable asset in any production.

Colleen Miller

Colleen is a cross-country line producer specializing in live action promo, commercial and digital content. With A76Productions, she produced Citi Winter Olympics, District Perrier and Poo-Pourri.

Previously, she oversaw execution of channel promos, images spots, show opens and reality for VH1 Brand & Creative.

Projects have also included field producing A&E Biography, Survivor: Fiji for CBS and Fight Science for National Geographic. Before working in broadcast production, Colleen was an account manager with DDB Needham Worldwide, McCann Erickson and TBWA Chiat Day advertising working with Clients such as Compaq, Ferrero-Rocher, Seagram’s and Godiva Liqueur.

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