Showcase Television Network


GENE DEVITO, FOUNDER, CEO AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR BOTH SCNCTV, INC. AND COOKING WITH THE CHEF, INCL. Gene was the original Co-founder of the popular Hotel In-Room Cooking Shows on Hotel Cable TV Channels. Showcase is now in the design stages of Producing in addition, Cooking Classes for adult and children to air on several Million Hotel Network channels. It is anticipated with additional Cooking Show content, Showcase will soon air on its own Cooking Show Network on cable Television channels in addition to the Internet to be Known as "Cooking With The Chef",(CWTC-TV). Gene previously held the position of IT Director for the Hyatt Regency Waikiki. Gene has worked with USC and NCR to develop and create television productions for employee training and development. Gene was previously financial consultant for the Successful Independent Movie Theater Chain ‘Nickelodeon Theaters’, since changed to Luxury Theaters. Gene spear headed the background editing team for the Paula Abdul ‘Woman Of The Year’ award in Las Vegas in the past few years. Showcase Television Network is currently involved in Off- Line Editing on films for the motion picture industry. Gene has been involved with the Motion Picture Industry for many years in the past. He was involved with many of the Beach Party motion pictures for American International Pictures as special effects supervisor.


JUSTIN WARD -Freelance Director, Producer, Writer, Editor & Showrunner with 20 years experience in film, television, and video production. -Writer & Director of the feature film "The Meanest Man In Texas." With over 28 nominations, and 15 awards, including Best Picture. -Director & Producer of Music Videos: "Without A Warning," "Come On," "RunLove," "Without A Warning" and "Morning Coffee." -Created & Executive Produced 10 episodes of the documentary film series “Rock Stars” on National Geographic Channel, Showrunner for 13 episodes of “Inside the UFC” on Spike TV, and The BJ Penn Show for FOX. -Director: “Unforgettable Stories" ad campaign for Waldorf Astoria, "Localicious" (Syndicated TV Series), "Untitled Island of the Blue Dolphins Film” (documentary feature film), “Rock Stars” (documentary film series on Nat Geo TV), “Lexus International Hybrid Ad Campaign” (commercials), “The BJ Penn Show” (magazine tv series), “Destination Hawaii” (Travel Channel), “The Incurables” (documentary tv series), "Honolua Surf Company" (commercial), The “UFC Countdown Series” (documentary tv series on Spike TV), “UFC All Access” (hosted magazine series on Spike TV), “Inside the UFC” (weekly, multi-camera, studio series on Spike TV), “Adventure Highway" (Syndicated Travel Series). -Produced & directed over 200 hrs of action sports docs & television programs around the world


ALLISON L FRANCIS, PRODUCER AND PRODUCTION CONSULTANT Allison brings more than two decades of experience in the entertainment and Performing arts industries as a producer, AEA stage manager, and in production Management for high-tech, high-profile venues, and productions, ranging from Live performance, special events, trade shows, & celebrity brand management, To advertising, television and feature films.

Throughout her extensive career she has had the privilege to Work on projects helmed by some of the most influential directors in the business, Including Tony Award nominee Michael Greif on the west coast premiere of the Broadway musical RENT starring Neil Patrick Harris, Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, television icon Garry Marshall, and Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis With ImageMovers Digital on cutting-edge performance-capture digitally animated 3D feature films, including Disney's 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL'.

Some other notable projects have included 3 awards seasons with E! Entertainment's LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET covering everything from THE GOLDEN GLOBES to the ACADEMY AWARDS, a reality make-over episodic TV show on the STYLE NETWORK, plus the SIMPSONS MOVIE and several other animated features with Universal Studios and 20th Century Fox Studios. In addition to her professional career, Allison is a classically and jazz trained vocalist with origins in musical theatre; holds a MFA in Stage Management from the UC, San Diego, in partnership with the La Jolla Playhouse, and a BFA in Technical Theatre from Chapman University.

AMANDA MANARES Business Development Amanda is currently a Partner, Investor or Advisory Board member of multiple businesses and market disruptors in many industry sectors servicing over 60+ global marketplaces. As well as providing effectively detailed information on various products, programs and services, Amanda establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners, securing market innovation and first-to-market advantages for a multitude of technologies. Amanda has enjoyed every minute of her dexterous career, being quoted as saying, “I have met the most amazing people both professionally and personally along the way,” while producing events ranging from large awards ceremonies, fundraisers, art exhibits, fashion shows, celebrity concerts and television/radio promotional events for dozens of brands and companies such as YouTube, National Hockey League, NBC, Live Nation, and Google.

Amanda has always has a passion for philanthropy dedicating a significant time in her career to working with organizations such as the American Heart Association, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Jimmy V Foundation, Pretty in Pink Foundation, and many more. Amanda’s felicitous career draws from her keen sense of creative aesthetics and extensive experience in hosting C-suite executives and public figures. Her prior experiences in marketing strategies & campaigns, public & media relations, fundraising & business development – assists her with an ability to understand and communicate key missions to global markets.


ZORIANNA KIT is an acclaimed journalist who works as a writer in print and television. She can currently be seen giving viewers house-hold tips and solutions on how to save money on the syndicated news magazine series America Now.

Zorianna was previously the resident film analyst for TV Guide Network and an anchor at KTLA's nightly news in Los Angeles. Zorianna was also a movie reviewer on AMC'S The Movie Club with John Ridley and a fill-in host for the long-running movie review show, "Ebert & Roeper."

Zorianna is the Host of "Just Seen It", a half hour show - which can also be found of the Just Seen YouTube Channel and Hulu - Zorianna reviewed movies, booked talent to come on the show and interviewed them. As of spring 2015, Just Seen It runs as a series of interstitials on PBS whereby Zorianna attends film junkets and interviews actors and filmmakers. The segments are not connected to any specific programing on PBS. They continue to be archived and air on Hulu and YouTube.

Zorianna recently joined CWTC-TV as its entertainment advisor and Co-Host for its new and exciting Hotel In-Room Cooking Shows and recently added Cooking Classes.

ALLYN REID Allyn joins Showcase Television Network bringing many years of experience in several areas including both publishing top rated books and producing Motion Picture Productions. She has experienced more than one Best Seller. Her recently published book was the story of the man Frank Shankwitz, who created "Make A Wish Foundation". Her "Make A Wish" movie is now in Post Production.

Other successful books has been Summer Felix's authoring of "Lost And Found". In addition, another popular book is Natalie Ledwell"s author of " Never In Your Wildest Dreams".

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ANDRIA SCHULTZz knew she wanted to pursue a path to Hollywood at the age of 8, who proclaimed to her family her goal of becoming the CEO of Disney. She soon ventured out to Hollywood where she learned from Mentors and worked on television shows including, Your Family Matters, America's Funniest Home Videos, Disney Channel's Bizaardvark and NCIS. From there, Andria found her passion of helping other Millennial's get into the Entertainment Industry and this self-discovery began her road into Entrepreneurship as CEO/Founder of Network Smart, as well as, an active contributor for Influencive. Andria has interviewed Celebrities, Executives, & Professionals Behind the Scenes to help Millennials better understand what it takes to get into Hollywood. She is dedicated to motivating people of all ages to go for their dreams without fear of rejection. Andria is now personal Manager for Donnell Turner from the hit show General Hospital.


CHRIS EMERICK founder and owner of Paragon Media which is a full-service production company offering creative development, video production, photography and post-production services. Our clients include global brands, Fortune 500 companies, agencies, non-profits and small businesses. Our fully equipped studio is truly a creative playground. It’s spacious and accommodating with several edit bays and the industry’s best equipment.

With more than 20 years in the business, our experience, expertise and engagement has enabled us to work with companies such as: DuPont, Chevron, IBM, Ingram Micro, Nationwide, Panasonic and Western Digital, in addition to a number of award-winning advertising agencies and PR firms. Our customer-centric approach, creativity and keen eye for detail has led Paragon to be one of their most trusted production companies. We conceptualize, create, and deliver unique and impactful content utilizing innovative techniques and cutting-edge technology. From our video production to our photography, the entire production process has been designed with you in mind; we just help make the magic happen by bringing your story to life. Our crew is passionate and experienced with a fierce determination to execute extraordinary work. Meet our team of pros.