Meet our Professionals.
Executive Producer/DGA UPM
Executive Producer/DGA 2AD/Casting Director
Alexis Boozer Sterling is a storyteller dedicated to bringing underrepresented voices to the forefront to expose, educate and empathize. A long-time collaborator of Kendra Arimoto and Kalilah Robinson, she attended Stanford University (BA, Drama '04; Evelyn M. Draper Prize for Performance), where both her production work and research included interdepartmental studies (Political Science) to explore theatre as a tool for social change and international development. Her work as a performer and production manager spans almost 20 years of theatre, film and digital productions and has taken her to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Teatr.doc (Moscow, Russia), SF Fringe Festival, Grand Prix Lichtenstein, XXS Film Festival Dortmund, Indie Memphis, Catalina Film Festival, Google+ Film Festival, Oxford Film Festival, Dances with Films, the Streamys. As a creative producer with [Door Flies Open] and - previously - Gossypium Media, Alexis develops, directs and produces diversity-promoting content with unique and important viewpoints. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and the Director's Guild of America. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Maury Sterling.
Cori-Anne Greenhouse was born and raised in a small town on a rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean (Hilo, Hawai'i).
For the last 18 years, Cori has worked on everything from casting to producing, and has worn many other crew-based hats in between.
She started working as an Art Department Coordinator on Nash Bridges in San Francisco before transitioning to Los Angeles and casting. She's worked for respected commercial casting directors Jeff Rosenman, Joe Blake and Shane Liem and cast theatrically under her own company, Kiku Casting.
Cori continues to pursue the art, craft, and business of telling stories for diverse audiences. She is a member of the Director's Guild of America, and several very tight knit groups of friends. She resides in Los Angeles with her rescue dog Kona.
Kendra Arimoto (Screenwriter) is a queer femme Japanese American writer, performer, activist, and mother. She is currently an Artist-in-Residence-in-Motherhood (2016-2017) committed to utilizing fragmented mental focus, exhaustion, nap-length studio, and the absurd poetry of time spent mostly with children as working materials rather than obstacles to be overcome. She graduated from Stanford University (B.A. Drama '05) and Smith College (M.F.A. Playwriting '11) where she won the Louis Sudler Prize for excellence in the performing arts, Sherifa Omade Edoga Prize for creative work involving social issues, and James Baldwin Fund Prize for multi-cultural playwriting. Her work as a theatre maker spans 35+ productions and multiple stages, including the San Francisco Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Asian American Theatre Festival, Pacific Repertory Theatre, New Conservatory Theatre, and Hawai’i international Conference on Art and Humanities. One of her most memorable experiences was working on the development of her very first full-length play as an EarlyStages Playwright-in-Residence at the Berkshire Fringe under the mentorship of Susan Kim. The thematic focus of her work is on Japanese American ancestral memory and history, and the queer woman of color experience.
A native of Bermuda, Kalilah attended Stanford University where she studied Psychology and Film Studies. A growing interest in the film industry lead her to a film production course in Los Angeles where her love of the motion picture camera was born.
In the years following, Kalilah worked as a freelance filmmaker on numerous projects ranging from music videos, web series and commercials, to reality TV, documentaries and narrative feature films. In the fall of 2010 she founded Somers Isle Productions, an independent production company dedicated to the development of projects about Bermuda's rich cultural heritage.
In 2016 Kalilah graduated from The American Film Institute’s cinematography master's program where her thesis film, LAWMAN, which she shot, co-wrote and co-produced won the ViZio + Dolby Vision Filmmaker's Challenge. That same year Kalilah was name a Film Independent - Project Involve Cinematography Fellow. Kalilah is currently based out of Los Angeles, CA where she continues to freelance as a cinematographer and producer.