Executive Director
Christina Lee Storm is an international independent producer who has collaborated with filmmakers from around the world. Her most recent producing credits include To Save A Life, The Least of These, and Flesh: Bought & Sold in the U.S., a documentary about the widely overlooked yet widespread practice of human trafficking in the United States. Christina was Production Supervisor for the highly acclaimed, 2012 Oscar-winning film The Artist. She was Manager of Digital Production at Rhythm & Hues Studios (R&H), which recently won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for their ground-breaking visual effects work on Life of Pi. While at R&H in digital production management, Christina also worked on over a dozen films including The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, Happy Feet, and most recently Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

Christina currently is Executive Director of Act One, Inc. where she provides leadership and vision for the 15 year innovative, faith-based training and incubator for writers and producers in film, television, and digital media. Her latest producing project is a documentary about Rhythm & Hues which explores the factors that led to the company’s bankruptcy, ironically at the very time it was receiving accolades and awards for its work on Life of Pi and Snow White and the Huntsman.

Christina has a passion for making films with profound themes. She is an alumnus of Act One: Writing for Hollywood program and has served on its Advisory Board for the Executive/Producing Program. She is also a member of the Producers Guild of America and has been serving on the guild’s National Board of Directors and AP Council Delegates for the last 6 years. She recently received the AP Council Commitment Award, the highest award given by the AP Council.


Communications Director
Chris has worked as a graphic designer, corporate communications director, and creative director for the likes of Eli Lilly and Lockheed Martin, along with non-profits and small businesses for the last 17 years. He is an avid reader — bordering on an addict — and loves to write film, novels, and plays. Chris is an Act One Writing Program alum. He is also married and has three sons.


Alumni & Events Director
Dawn got her start in the entertainment trailer industry, as a copywriter and producer of major studio film, television and home video advertising. In 2009 she began producing original film content and since then has branched out into commercial and television work. She currently runs her own creative production company, Tribe of Asher.

Complimentary to her life as a producer, Dawn enjoys crafting memorable experiences for Act One Alumni events and the greater Los Angeles community. Dawn has worked alongside Act One alumni and faculty on various projects, such as NOT THAT FUNNY and THE ARTIST and is a graduate of the University of Southern California, with a bachelor’s degree from the Annenberg School for Communication.

Dawn is also a true Foodie by Italian decent.