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Jan Lucanus

Founder, CEO

Jan is an award-winning filmmaker, record-setting comic book writer, 3X martial arts world champion, rapper and entrepreneur. He founded the transmedia production company Creative Impulse Entertainment in 2003 while studying at NYU Tisch film school. Jan's life's work is focused on the PURPOSE OF STORY - the primordial function of story in culture as a tool to uplift society person by person.  Jan uses story to help people embody the characteristics of their ideal selves, with ReelwUrld™ as the bridge to empower the audience as contributors to the film, TV, and commercial production process.

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Autumn Noel


Autumn is an entertainment journalist and digital editor. She started her career in political strategy, became a staff writer at Newsweek where she co-founded the print vertical "Newsgeek," and later led audience development at Gizmodo and io9. 

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Adam Goyer



Jeff Gomez


Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner, is the world’s leading producer of transmedia entertainment franchises and corporate narratives. He has worked with top studio executives and producers in Hollywood on many of the most successful entertainment brands, extending them effectively across multiple media platforms and increasing their longevity.


Barry Navidi


Adam has 15-years of expertise in finance and technology with companies ranging from Fortune 500 to early-stage venture and growth. He is currently the Founder of Lotus Oak Venture Studio.

Barry is an international producer. He's worked with Marlon Brando, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Johnny Depp, and is Al Pacino's producing partner. He has developed and packaged projects with studio majors Columbia Pictures(SONY), Universal, Fox, and Warner Bros.

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Chip Massey

Mark Hiraide


Mark is a securities attorney highly specialized in business finance and raising capital. Formerly an SEC attorney, he is an authority on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 and recently published a book on crowdfunding. 


Chip served as an FBI Special Agent and hostage/crisis negotiator for over 20 years. He is now a partner at the When and How Agency, which advises business leaders on behavioral based strategies for influencing, building trust, negotiating and forming powerful teams.  

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Greg Lipper


Greg is the former COO of Nasdaq Corporate Services, where he led client service and operations teams across the globe supporting FinTech, SaaS and Digital Communications businesses. He is the founder of Lipper Solutions, a boutique consultancy created to address the need for Business Transformation to drive sustained Operational Excellence and Customer Success.​

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Steven J. Cohen


Steve is an independent film producer, former brokerage firm owner, and investment banker. He has made films with Sandra Bernhard, Tyson Beckford, Carmen Electra, to name a few, and has supported Justice For Hire and ReelwUrld since their inception.


Thomas Redis


Lead engineer at venture-funded Aktiv Learning, Tom is driven by a passion for education and a knack for problem solving. With an extensive background in competitive mathematics and an in-depth knowledge of computer science, he has brought a number of novel ideas to market in his career. 

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Donnie Jeffcoat


Nickelodeon child star turned Kenpo Grandmaster, Sensei Donnie Jeffcoat understands navigating Hollywood and the martial arts world.  He sponsors the Los Angeles stunt training and production & event space facility for ReelwUrld's first show, Justice For Hire.

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John Guenther


John is a finance professional with a history of leading finance teams and working with operations to create, oversee and implement financial and strategic business development initiatives for media, entertainment and technology companies with a focus on driving strategic growth and generating profits.

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Mike Sandoval


Mike is the former Chairman of the New York Film Academy. His films have appeared in Berlin Film Festival, Palm Springs, Slamdance, Toronto Short Film Festival, Margaret Meade Doc Festival, and more.

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