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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.


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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



Mid West Representation

Elizabeth Mang

Mem inc.



East Coast Representation

Rich Schafler

Schafler Artists Management




Guy Péchard

Good Guys



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.,, 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 began his career as first AD for features, commercials and TV-movies and worked with many notable directors, such as Anthony Page, Irwin Kirshner, Cheech and Chong, Jean-Paul Goude, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Andrei Konchalovsky.

Guy later began working as an Executive Producer for companies such as Frogs, Téléma, Via Productions, and Planete spots.

He joined @Radical Media in New York in 1998 and eventually created and ran its Parisian office.

He went on to produce hundreds of commercials there, transforming @Radical Media’s Paris office into the most awarded production house in the French commercial market in 2005 and 2006.

Guy Péchard also founded BLISS in 1998, a production company dedicated to feature Films, documentaries and digital content, working for big name clients such as Rolex, McDonald’s, SNCF, Bouygues, Johnson & Johnson, AXA, IBM, and more.

His first Film production, “Sound of Noise“, was selected to the Cannes Festival in 2010 and won multiple awards worldwide.

Among other directors, Guy Pechard has collaborated with Terry Gilliam, Ray Lawrence, Tarsem, Gregor Nicholas, The Glue society, Anthony Hoffman, Derrin Seale, Daniel askill, Chris milk , Ralf Schmerberg,Errol Morris and he produced the French portion of Ridley Scott’s movie, “A Good Year “

Leticia Gurjao Schroeder

Leticia brings 10 years of experience in commercial production to her role as Director of Business Development at the Cavalry Productions.

Born in Brazil, Leticia received an Advertising degree in 2006 from Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo. Soon after she began her career in the commercial sales department at production company Zeppelin Films, also in São Paulo.

Leticia relocated to Los Angeles in 2008 where she completed the Business of the Film Industry Certificate at UCLA. Since then, Leticia has produced several short films and also been involved with numerous media companies in Los Angeles such as Wondros, Fierce Entertainment and through a consulting firm, helping to educate producers about shooting projects in Latin America. Most recently, Leticia served as Director of Business Development at Green Dot Films for 5 years.

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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