POV A Revolution in Perception
Don Thompson - President
Don Thompson is a playwright, filmmaker and producer. He attended UCLA where he received both a Bachelor’s in Film and Television and a Master’s Degree in Theatre Arts. As a playwright, Thompson's plays have been produced coast-to-coast and lauded by The New York Times, L.A. Times, The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, and others. Thompson’s film projects have been screened internationally and won awards and special recognition at festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, New York Indie, Movies that Matter, and many others.
POV Eternity, William Blake

Diana Takata - Vice President
Diana Takata has a diverse background of 20 years in business and government ranging from strategic planning and marketing to IT architecture and systems consulting. She was also Executive Director of an international non-profit organization and served as co-Producer of TIBET DOES NOT EXIST, associate producer of BRINGING TIBET HOME and co-producer of MESSAGE TO SHIGATSE.

Diana has forged numerous high-profile contacts through her work in human rights, theater and entertainment. Diana received her B.A. from Occidental College and Master's degree from UCLA.


Raymond Steiner- Producer-Director
Raymond Steiner has a strong background as a very “hands on” creative producer who has consistently been associated with films that are international success stories. Beginning with the acclaimed THE CUP and TRAVELLERS AND MAGICIANS (dir. Kyentse Norbu) and his recent project MILAREPA (dir. Neten Chokling), Raymond’s films have consistently been selected for major film festivals (Cannes, Toronto, Venice, Berlin) and gone on to international theatrical distribution.

Raymond’s 30 year professional background spans films, theatre, design and publishing in America, Australia and the subcontinent. Prior to his recent experience as a producer, some of the productions he has been involved with include MGM's 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, Paramount’s THE ADVENTURERS, and Fox’s FERNGULLY: THE LAST RAINFOREST.


Gary Lindsay - Production Partner
Gary Lindsay has over 20 years of experience as a filmmaker, photographer and technology consultant. He has directed, photographed, and edited over 25 short films, and served as a director, location manager, production coordinator and 1st assistant cameraman on a variety of feature film and television productions. He has worked on feature films such as ECHO PARK (producer Walter Shenson HARD DAYS NIGHT) and STAR WARS (directed by George Lucas). He is also a master photographer with vast experience in both still and motion picture photography.

Gary was co-producer, cinematographer, and editor for Don Thompson's feature film CLOUDS. Gary shepherded the entire project from conception through post-production. He has authored numerous screenplays including CHILDREN'S WARD and SHOOTERS.

Gary has received B.A. degreets in Film Production from San Francisco State University and the USC School of Cinema/Television, completed the Master's Program in Communication Management at The Annenburg School for Communication, and is currently completing his Ph.D. at The Union Institute.

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