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Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
Tessa Films has added director Amanda Speva to its directorial roster. She had formerly been with ONE at Optimus where back in 2013 she was included in SHOOT’s New Directors Showcase (as part of the team Mark & Amanda with Mark Pallman).
A native of Chicago, Speva brings a...
Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018
Tessa Films, a production company founded late last year by partners and EPs Lisa Masseur and Reid Brody, has added filmmakers Toben Seymour and Meghann Artes to its roster. Seymour has shot work with Masseur via ONE at Optimus and, before that, at Radar Studios. For Artes, this is her first...
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
Veteran executive producers Lisa Masseur and Reid Brody have partnered to launch Tessa Films, a production company with bases of operation in Chicago and Los Angeles.
Masseur has been a fixture on the Chicago production scene for years, most recently as the executive producer at ONE...
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014
Lisa Masseur has been promoted to executive producer/managing director and Sarah Wien to executive producer of ONE at Optimus, the live-action production arm of leading production/post house Optimus.
Before joining ONE as executive producer in the...