Chris Yanke, Bill Murray, Suzanne Stephens Breitenbach, Dawna Lee Heising
- Sep. 19, 2012 -
Dawna Lee Heising, Host of “Eye on Entertainment,”
a television series featuring interviews with prominent members of the entertainment industry, has announced that the show’s newest segment features interviews with three executives from DARK RONIN Films: Suzanne Stephens Breitenbach, West Coast Producer, W.E. (Bill) Murray, West Coast Administrator, and Chris Yanke, West Coast Tech Support. To see the EOE segment, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzmoX3H0wCY
Breitenbach has over 25 years’ experience in the business world, mostly serving as a management consultant at the highest levels of administration. Her expertise in business was as a “turn-around artist,” helping companies finding themselves in financial and operational crisis to re-structure their operations to help ensure the companies regain their abilities to make a profit. She has extensive experience in many different industries, such as: retail, health care, service, manufacturing, etc. Her knowledge was also utilized for start-up organizations or by financial institutions to assess a company’s worth and potential to service debt if outside funds were requested. She also taught at the under-graduate and graduate levels at several universities on a part-time basis to provide future business leaders a real-world experience education. Her husband of almost 30 years is a retired physician and lawyer. Breitenbach will play the psychiatrist in “SILENCE”.
W.E. (Bill) Murray was a business expeditor with the Hughes Corporation when he moved into acting in 1986. Murray, who plays a drug agent in “China White,” has used his business and technology skills to develop the following Web sites for actors and film companies:
- a networking group for BackGround Artists
- for Casting Directors, and Casting Companies
- the site for DARK RONIN Productions “CHINA WHITE” & “SILENCE.”
- a Fan Page for “SILENCE.”
- Actors Anarchy Page featuring sales of hats & t-shirts, with a portion of the proceeds going to The Relay for Cancer Research
Chris Yanke began his performance career at age five in a church play as "Noah" in a production of “Noah's Ark.” From then on he played either the lead or supporting role in all plays offered each remaining year in public school until graduating. Chris has worked for the Salvation Army, for two small record labels and was offered a position at the Microsoft corporation performing in the 24/7 support center. He moved to Los Angeles in February 2011 and became eligible for SAG eligibility working on his first set. During the last 13 months, he has worked on 189 sets. He also plays a role in “China White” and believes that the words of one’s soul are spoken in one’s actions.
Each member of the DARK RONIN trio told Heising how their backgrounds led them to their current posts. The trio also discussed the newest DARK RONIN productions, “China White” and “Silence,”
giving credit to Writer and Director Todd E. Braley,” noting that Braley’s film, "Me, A Rapist" won Best Director and Best Actor at the YUMA Film Festival, and latest film, "Silence," was accepted at the New Hope Film Festival in PA.
About DARK RONIN Films
Shannon C. Lanier is the Founder & Executive Producer of DARK RONIN Films, a studio that creates original film productions. DARK RONIN Films believes in “making films that matter and that make a difference.”
DARK RONIN film projects currently in development include: CHINA WHITE, REMINISCE, HOUSE OF ADELYN, THE BATTLE OF RIPCORD, AND WE WAIT, SU CASA, BUFFALO, THE RIGHT, THE BATTLE OF RIPCORD, AND WE WAIT, NEW HOPE and POLITICO. For more information on DARK RONIN Films go to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Producer Suzanne Breitenbach runs the West Coast office of DARK RONIN Films and can be reached at: email@example.com. The International office is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is run by producer Christine Berry. Berry can be reached at: Christine@
About Eye on Entertainment
"Eye on Entertainment"
, a division of Eye on Excellence™ Productions, is broadcast weekly on Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Comcast and Verizon across the nation. The EOE team covers entertainment events, film festivals, red carpets, award shows and filmmakers, with special emphasis on the Indie film industry. Dawna Lee Heising, EOE executive producer and host, is a member of SAG-AFTRA, has a B.S. and MBA from Pepperdine University and was Ms. World 2008. The EOE team includes producer Jerry Moore, director & cinematographer John Cox, editor Renah Wolzinger, graphic designer Mark Schrimmer, composer Richard Myles, guest host Stan Goodrich and talent manager Matt Chassin. Visit: www.eyeonexcellence.tv