CHRISTINE FUGATE

 Producer & Writer

Producer & Writer

Christine is an award-winning producer and director whose work has screened in theaters and broadcast on channels around the world. She has produced pilots and programming for networks including Discovery, VH1, Disney, A&E, Sundance, Travel Channel, PBS and HBO. She has also spent time interviewing celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway. For her unscripted work, she was named one of Showbiz's Top 100 Directors. 

Before working in unscripted, she spent years working in feature films as a Senior VP of Creative Affairs at Pacific Rim Productions, Schroeder & Hoffman Productions at Sony Pictures, and as a 2nd Unit Director at Five Star Productions in Bangkok, Thailand. She has also spent time filming in Fiji, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Malawi and Thailand.

When not producing or directing, Christine enjoys traveling and collecting cake plates. For more information, visit christinefugate.com.  

Christine's contact info: 323.823.3883   / christine@cakeplate.tv


EILEEN KEIGHLEY

 Director of Development & Marketing

Director of Development & Marketing

Eileen hails from Scotland, where she studied business at Robert Gordons University. She moved to London, where she worked in marketing for Brave Marketing and Talented Marketing. She became a partner in Form and Function, an office design company, where she oversaw the branding.  After moving to the States, she started an eco-company, Cool Water Barrels, that performed well in the Northwest.

Eileen's essays have appeared in Laguna Beach Magazine, the Holiday Digest and the upcoming literary journal Beach Reads. She also reviews restaurants for The Laguna Beach Independent. After selling her eco-company, she joined Cake Plate TV to merge her marketing and storytelling background with television and other forms of media.

When not writing or producing, Eileen trawls food shops, is an avid cake baker and even entered TV’s “US Masterchef".  

Eileen's contact info:  949.285.6444    /  eileen@cakeplate.tv


Susan Metzger

 Editor

Editor

An Atlanta native, Susan Metzger moved to Los Angeles in 2003 earning an MFA from USC and establishing herself as a film editor, director and producer.  She began her career assisting for Academy-Award winning documentary editor Kate Amend on such films as "Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains," "There Was Once…," and "Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives," (a project that showed her a live birth on film for the first time, at 32!)  Susan has edited short content ranging from cheeky environmental webisodes for Darryl Hannah, to industrial promos for UC Irvine Health, to interviews with golf caddies in Scotland, to an experimental film about a poet in grief.  Her short film, “The Red Ace Cola Project” was honored by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and KCET-LA.  Susan most recently produced and edited the feature film “Democracy at Work,” as well as edited the feature documentary, "Right Footed."  

 


EREN MCGINNIS

 Consulting Producer

Consulting Producer

McGinnis has produced 20 movies including POV’s Tobacco Blues, The Girl Next Door (shortlisted for an Oscar), Beyond the Border, The Spirituals, and Independent Len’s Precious Knowledge. She has a degree in Cultural Anthropology from San Diego State University and a certificate in Film and Video Theory and Production from the University College Dublin, in Ireland.  As a Fulbright scholar, she spent a year writing and filmmaking in Juchitán, México, while her film works shine a light on social justice, feminism, and culture.