Carolyn Leone - President
Carolyn has been a Costume Designer for the film and television industry for 24 years. After many years of working in both Los Angeles and San Diego, with credits that include TWIN PEAKS, SILK STALKINGS, WISEGUY, and PENSACOLA WINGS OF GOLD, she was lured to Salt Lake City by Warner Brothers to be the Costume Designer on the television series EVERWOOD. More recent credits include THE MISTLE-TONES, HATCHING PETE, SNOWMEN, WIENERS, WAITING FOR FOREVER, THE GOOD LUCK CHARLIE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL and GRANITE FLATS. Carolyn appreciates being part of our film community, and is a member of the board of directors for Spy Hop Productions, a member of The Costume Designers Guild, teaches Design For Film and Television at The University of Utah, as well as happily serving on the board of the MPAU.
Jeff Johnson - Vice President
Jeff has worked in the film industry for eighteen years. He is the lead casting director in Utah, having cast over 65 films and television projects, and over 100 commercials, including High School Musical, nominated for an Emmy for “Best Original Casting.” For the last 8 years, he has also worked with the Sundance Institute’s Film Lab, helping upcoming Directors find talent for their projects. Jeff is also an actor and member of the Screen Actor’s Guild.
Marcie Gibboney - Treasurer
Marcie has worked in the TV/film industry as a production manager, production supervisor, production accountant, and AD over the last 10 years with both large studios and independent production companies. She is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America. With the Utah Film Commission, she created and founded the Utah Production Assistant Certification Program. Marcie enthusiastically serves as the treasurer for the MPAU Board.
Britani is a second generation Transportation Coordinator and has been in the Film Industry in Utah for over 25 years. Since 1997, she has been growing an equipment business, On the Road, Inc, which provides trailers, trucks, and generators mainly servicing the needs for Base Camp on large and small film productions and commercials when they come into town. Her heart and soul is in Utah and she is proud to serve on the Board for the MPAU.
Bryan has worked in the film industry for over 40 years. As the owner of Redman Movies and Stories, he has rented grip and lighting equipment to almost every type of production in Utah–from nine seasons of “Touched by an Angel” to 35 TV movies for Salty Pictures. Bryan is quick to offer his assistance with smaller productions especially student films. As a board member of the MPAU since its inception, Bryan lobbies each year in support of the Utah film industry. He’s also on the Board of Spy Hop Productions.
Marshall Moore first came to Utah 21 years ago as a location manager for the ABC mini-series “The Stand,” and then on to an 8 year run as the Supervising Location Manager for the CBS television series “Touched By An Angel.” Marshall recently served for seven years as The Director Of The Utah Film Commission and during his tenure received numerous accolades and recognition. He is currently the VP of Operations for the Utah Film Studio in Park City, Utah.
Vickie Panek, owner of TMG/Talent Management Group, Inc. Founded in 1996, TMG is a proud supporter of MPAU and its mission to grow and further develop the Film, TV and Commercial industry in Utah. TMG’s mission statement is “Professionals Representing Professionals”. As an agency representing top tier talent, we place great emphasis on providing quality and capable talent to not only our local producers and casting directors, but also to those out-of-market who seek out Utah for their next location shoot. Help MPAU by joining today and/or renewing your current membership. Thank you for your support!
Brooke Redmon started working in the film and television industry in 2003 and has since worked with clients like Disney, National Geographic, Netflix, and many independent producers on projects all over the world. She has two Emmys for producing the series American Ride which has over 100 episodes currently broadcasting. As a board member of the Motion Picture Association of Utah she is a strong proponent of the Utah film incentive and the film and television industry in Utah.
Roger Armstrong - Legal Advisor
Roger has been providing sophisticated legal representation to clients in the entertainment industry for more than fifteen years and currently operates his own private law practice. Roger practices transactional law with an emphasis on intellectual property in the motion picture, television, emerging media, publishing and advertising and marketing industries. He has represented clients in substantial transactions with Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, Fox Broadcasting Company, PBS, Discovery Channel, NBC Studios, HBO, Showtime.
Kyle Mallory - Co-Founder
Kyle has a been making independent films in Utah as an over-glorified hobby for more more than 14 years. Somewhere in all of that he gambled his way into the digital camera rental business for commercials and feature films. For the last few years, he has been a partner in the independent collaborative “ReCinema”, exploring new and innovative ways to create and develop compelling story ideas. He is an avid technologist and a strong proponent of asking, “Why?”. Kyle is one of the co-founders and founding board members of the MPAU.
Katy Sine - Co-Founder
Katy is the co-founder and founding board member of the MPAU which was founded in 2002. To this day she remains passionate and dedicated that the working professionals in motion picture/television/commercial production in the state of Utah always have a voice and representation as well as a resource through the efforts of the MPAU. She continues to work diligently along with all the volunteer members who serve on the board of the MPAU to assure that the film industry in Utah stays as strong and vibrant and competitive as ever.