For over 20 years, Candlelight Media Group has brought together talented filmmakers and business professionals to build a film production and distribution company focusing on high-quality film and TV content that entertains year after year. While the company is important as a business entity, the people making up our company bring years of extensive management, filmmaking, marketing and sales experience. We bring together both in-house and outside directors and writers to create in-demand content, and distribute both the content we create as well as quality films from other talented filmmakers. We strive to stay in touch with what audiences and viewers want, and value our relationships with broadcasters and buyers to help tailor our productions to fit their needs.
With 30+ years in professional experience, Greg been involved in a diverse number of industries. With a background in finances, both domestic US and the international arena, Greg has enjoyed the challenges of building new businesses and counseling start-up enterprises.
Brian Brough has produced over 30 films and series and directed over 20 films since 1999. Those films have gone on to be licensed all over the world to major networks including Lifetime and SyFY. Brian’s unique experience in development, production, and distribution have catapulted CMG as a top film production company.
Elisa has over 20 years experience in sales and marketing, and is a driving force at Candlelight Media Group. Prior to that, she was the founder of 'Round the Globe Corp., and created "Rate Shopper" software. She has volunteered for several organizations, including 2 years as President for a top chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Now, having nurtured relationships with major studios and distribution venues both in domestic and foreign markets, Elisa directs acquisition and sales endeavors with a careful focus on ensuring the best outlets for quality films.
Brittany Wiscombe develops, writes and produces films, which she has been focused on since 2005. Prior to that, she graduated with a degree in journalism from Brigham Young University. In her film career, she has written more than 20 produced feature films, including Matchmaker Christmas, An Hour Behind, Timeless Love and Boyfriend’s Deceit. She also directed the historical feature In Emma’s Footsteps.
Jennifer started with CMG in 2001 managing all physical shipments of CMG's catalogue. Since that time Jennifer's duties have expanded to script writing, warehouse manager, buyer, order pricing, customer service, and marketing and distribution. Jennifer's responsibilities directly help CMG expand into new markets.
Anthony has been in the film industry for over 20 years. Throughout his career Anthony has taken the helm as a producer, production designer, location manager and visual effects artist. Anthony’s experience in production and post production is quite impressive with 50+ titles to his credit.
Torquil Macneal has worked in TV and film distribution since 1990, starting with Virgin Vision (London) followed by ABC International and Beyond International in Sydney. In 1999, he moved to London to work with Hallmark Entertainment, handling France (where he established the company’s first output deal with M6) and Japan, before returning to Sydney in 2003 to take over Hallmark’s Asia Pacific operation. He established output deals with Channel 7 (Australia) and TVNZ as well as significant sales on the Asian continent, including DINOTOPIA to TV Asahi and AFTERSHOCK to Fuji. He left Hallmark in 2006 and set up his own distribution entity Mintaka Pty Ltd to become the exclusive rep for Hallmark (later RHI/Sonar) and Power Corp (UK).
From accounts receivable to auditing a production, Melanie has the accounting skills to keep the company in line with current state and federal laws.
Warren has worked in film production since 2003 starting with MGM. In 2009 Warren had a short stint on a reality show with the Oxygen Network and was hired as part of the production team near the end of the show. This transitioned Warren into more producing roles. Warren continued to produce films and series for the next several years. Now Warren is proud to be part of the CMG team participating in all areas of operation.
Mary has been working in film production since 1995 as a set medic, writer, assistant director, and script supervisor. Along with Mary’s extensive film and television productions she also manages contracts and maintains communication with CMG customers.
Whitt Hansen studied film and animation at the University of Utah. He learned to animate in several mediums as well as editing and film production for independent filmmaking. These experiences prepared him to begin a career in 2D animation, editing and visual effects. He began his career as an intern with a small animation team known as Too Many Legs Animation Studios (TML.) Later he was hired as 2D-Animator for Candlelight Media Group (CMG) creating an animated children's show. CMG opened up opportunities to expand Whitt's skill sets where he began to gain post production experience as an Assistant Visual Effects Artist/Editor.