About Us

Film Director - Peter Paul Basler

Film Director Peter Paul Basler has been a storyteller his whole life. A veteran filmmaker, Peter Paul grew up on the east coast where his early films would go on to become darlings of the festival circuit and announce him as a filmmaker of note. Peter Paul’s early writing and directing work includes “Just Add Pepper” a romantic comedy feature shot in his home state of New Jersey and “Reality & Stuff” a fully improvised comedy feature shot with members of the famed Upright Citizens Brigade theater in New York City. An award winning director and producer, the thriller “Death & Marriage” and the action vehicle “Survival Game” are Peter Paul’s upcoming feature directing projects!

Screenwriter - Angel David

Screenwriter Angel David has over twenty-five years experience as an actor, director and writer. As the director of the “New Works for INTAR Theater” in New York City Angel worked closely with playwrights to develop and produce workshop productions of their work. His film Scar Tissue, which he wrote and directed, played at festivals domestically and internationally including: The Cortos International Film Festival (Spain) LA SHORTS FEST, and Long Island International Film Expo. Angel has served as a mentor at the NALIP Producers Academy helping young screenwriters develop their craft. Angel’s latest screenplays are the upcoming feature “Survival Game” and the thriller feature “Death & Marriage.”

Post Producer - John Lawson

John Lawson is an award-winning producer and director with expertise in film and television production. He is passionate about diversity and disability inclusion in all forms of the entertainment industry. John has met and discussed disability inclusion with all of the major studio executives, was interviewed on CNN’s and featured in the CNN “Hollywood Minute.” He delivered a TED Talk about disability in front-of and-behind the camera that has been viewed millions of times. John has worked as an advisor for films, television and animation projects for Disney, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, as well as TV networks CBS, ABC, NBC and the streaming entities NETFLIX and AMAZON. John enjoys being a producer in post, ensuring that every minute detail is perfect before a project hits a screen.

Business Development - John Epstein

John Epstein is the Vice President of Business Development for Pivot Pictures. With almost 15 years experience in independent artist management beginning in Miami and expanding into Los Angeles and beyond, John’s duties include developing and implementing an annual film production goal for Pivot Pictures. As a seasoned executive producer in Hollywood, John works to connect talent and arrange financing and has a hand in all elements of pre-production, production and post-production, right up to release. In short, John is integral in putting together deals, identifying talent, working on contract negotiations as well as packaging talent to make Pivot Picture Productions successful.