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Board Members

Jeff Miller - President

Jeff, Director of Production at Vineyard Productions, has been in the film and television industry for over 20 years. His projects include feature-length films, national commercial campaigns, television series and IMAX films and have taken him to nearly every region of the US as well as many foreign countries.

Jeff is currently a member of the Motion Picture Advisory Committee (MPAC) that advises the Governor’s Office of Economic Development on incentivized film and television projects.

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.

Clay Maw - Membership

Clay has worked in the film industry as a locations manager and assistant locations manager for over 10 years. From deserts to cityscapes, Clay is the one who finds the place that is perfect for any shooting situation. A member of the MPAU Board for the last five years, Clay is the Membership chair responsible for following up on all membership renewals as well as welcoming new members.

Marcie Gibboney - Secretary/Treasurer

Marcie has worked in the film industry as a production manager, production coordinator, production accountant, and AD. In 2010, she was the co-writer and producer of the winning spot, The Future of Film Making for the Utah Film Commission Spot On Commercial contest. Marcie enthusiastically serves as the secretary/treasurer for the MPAU Board and maintains both the website and other social media sites for the MPAU.

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.

Bryan Clifton

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.

Robert Trim

Robert is in his 22nd year teaching within the Utah Higher Education system, now at Utah Valley University where he is an Associate Professor in the Digital Media Department specializing in cinematography, digital photography and digital media workflows. Robert worked in the film industry, advertising agency business and TV news/sports for 18 years before moving into teaching. He has 3 regional and one national advertising award and 11 News Emmys. On the MPAU board, Robert spearheads the internship programs for all state higher education institutions, getting film, audio and other craft/department specialty focused students on sets.

Carolyn Leone

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.

Mike Cook

Mike has been in the film industry for over 35 years. He has worked in camera, lighting, sound, producing, directing, production coordination and management, working on over 350 episodes of television, dozens of features, commercials, as well as corporate around the world. He is the owner of Intermountain Motion Pictures (IMP). Founded in 1988 with the intent to make Utah a better film destination, IMP has grown to be the largest supplier of industry specific transportation equipment in Utah, supplying hundreds of projects with equipment.

Mike is currently a member of the Motion Picture Advisory Committee (MPAC) that advises the Governor’s Office of Economic Development on incentivized film and television projects.

Vickie Panek

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!

Roger Armstrong

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.

Brooke Redmon

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.