WHO WE ARE
Julio Lopez Velasquez
CEO / Founder / Producer
Producer Julio Lopez Velasquez is a filmmaker based out of Beverly Hills and Silicon Valley. He’s the founder and CEO of TomorrowLand Production Company, which is dedicated to telling gripping, emotional stories that appeal to diverse audiences, multi-cultural and artists alike.
Lopez Velasquez is a co-founder and CEO of Intuition Film Productions. He is a producer and executive producer of feature films such as Buck Run directed by Nick Frangione which made its world-premier at Palm Springs International Film Festival, WolfMother, and other productions as well.
In addition to running multiple businesses, including artisan hot sauce company Formosa Hot Sauce, and real estate firm Global Group Realtors, he’s a Meisner trained actor having graduated from The Meisner Technique Studio.
Producer Grafton Doyle has over ten years of industry experience. He has produced shows for The American Cancer Society, The Actors Funds, Culver Studios and Pilot Light Foundation
Grafton is a co-producer of the feature film Buck Run directed by Nick Frangione which made its world-premier at Palm Springs International Film Festival.
In addition to being the CEO and Operating Artistic Director of Pop-Up Theatre LA!, Grafton is a graduate of USC in Narrative Studies & Screenwriting. He is also a Meisner trained actor and graduated from The Meisner Technique Studio.
Giulianno Lopez is a professional writer who has extensive experience in screenwriting, content creation, digital marketing, brand management, and creative copywriting. He has written four screenplays with each placing in multiple competitions including, but not limited to, the Austin Film Festival, Nichol Fellowship, and Bluecat Screenwriting competitions.
Giulianno currently has multiple projects in different stages of development.
Sally Colón-Petree is a native of Chicago with over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry.
In 2004, Sally created Dream On Productions, a Los Angeles based, female-driven boutique Production Company. Dream On’s mission is to produce creative, socially impactful projects that are educational, and crafted to bring awareness to subjects that will ignite the hearts of people globally and locally. Dream On’s first produced, original content, was “Tour TV”, a reality show that took the audience behind the scenes of a concert tour. Sally has also worked as an independent producer and director for various production company’s such as PureFlix Entertainment and White Door Media.
In 2014, Dream On started production on their first feature documentary, "Women Like Us”. Sally and her team spent the next four years traveling across the country learning about social injustices that were occurring to women locally and globally. In 2017, Women Like Us premiered at the Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival and was an official selection at the 2018 Bentonville Film Festival. Featuring award winning journalist, Catt Sadler, comedian/actress, Sherri Shepherd and music by Grammy nominated artist MOBY. Dream On is currently in post production on their next film, “Se Levanta Puerto Rico” (working title), scheduled to be released Fall 2020.
Elissa Shay, an actress/screenwriter/producer, fell in love with filmmaking over the 8 years she has been in Hollywood. The ability to shed light on extraordinary people and events has created an ever-evolving desire for telling stories. She started out as a student studying under Meisner’s protégé, Robert Carnegie, of Playhouse West. Amidst the mastering of her craft, she evolved into a writer and producer. She produced MULLY, a feature length documentary, that’s made its way through the festival circuit and had an 800 theater theatrical release that sold out across the nation. She has taken home accolades as a producer and actress alike, but finds that the source of her inspiration and motivation stems from the ability to tell socially conscious stories that can change the world. She is currently working on REMINISCE, a feature film she penned about mental health.
Elissa is a co-owner of FutureRetro Productions.
Allison Vanore is an Emmy Award-winning producer of the acclaimed series "After Forever" on Amazon Prime. Between 2015-2019, Allison served as the Head of Production for Canvas Media Studios where she produced shows including Emmy-nominated series "Vanity” starring Denise Richards and Karrueche Tran, “Wear it to Win It” for Facebook, and “Limelight” starring Chloe Lukasiak for Yarn. Allison's recent film credits include award-winning films “Buck Run,” “The Rainbow Experiment,” and “42 Seconds of Happiness.” Allison serves on the executive board of non-profit Women in Media, an organization that seeks gender parity above and below the line in the entertainment industry. Allison is published in the book “Thriving in Hollywood” by Ms. In The Biz.