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Geneve Skye welcomes to our board Wendy Collinsworth 

October 18, 2013

The GENEVE SKYE Partnership welcomes Wendy Weixel Collinsworth to our Board of Directors.

Collinsworth is the owner of Haute Cookies & Cakes in Fort Worth, Texas.  She is a third generation artisan baker and a familiar face on The Food Network.  

In conjunction with her business saavy and pasty skills, Collinsworth adeptly strengthens our nonprofit family through her educational and professional backgrounds in counseling, marketing, and working with Dallas-Fort Worth youth.

Wendy resides in Dallas-Fort Worth with her husband and two sons.

Veil of Tears  Hope is on the way.

October 6, 2013
Veil of Tears, a Saylors Brothers Film, is the gripping new documentary that tells the untold story of millions of women in India who are culturally persecuted...for no other reason that the fact that they are women.

Through this film, our friends and partners at Saylors Brothers Entertainment takes us on a heartfelt journey through the eyes of these women, and others, who unveil their personal stories of persecution, rejection, abandonment, tragedy and even triumph. Get a glimpse of the true resilience of the human spirit and the hope that has changed the lives of millions like these and is helping change millions more.

Narrated by Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist Natalie Grant, this film was shot on-location across the stunning nation of India, in some of the most remote tribal villages in the world today, this is a journey where few outsiders have gone before.

Geneve welcomes Linney as General Counsel

October 20, 2010
Lisa Linney has joined the Geneve Skye Companies as Special Counsel to the President and Director of Resource Development.

Linney earned her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law. She also holds a BBA in Finance from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston with a minor in Spanish, and is an alumna of the University's Honors College.

A licensed attorney with admission to the U.S. District Courts Southern District of Texas, Linney is also a major gifts development officer and an active member of The Junior League of Houston.

Humanitarian Impact pFILMS announced
September 28, 2010
Geneve Skye’s Humanitarian Impact pFILMS resonate from our core vision for using media and philanthropy in conjunction with best business practices to help eradicate instances of poverty, homelessness, and hunger, as well as a staggering list of dehumanizing quality-of-life issues evident communities locally and around the globe.

Through Humanitarian Impact pFILMS our driving force is to close the gap between those with the know-how and those with the need. Too often it is the lack of resources and awareness that prevent viable solutions from reaching those who need them most. Our communities deserve the best solutions.  When something is working we help expand its impact.

Geneve welcomes Brand Ambassador

July 16, 2010
Geneve enters agreement with Dallas-based Brand Ambassador to join The Geneve Skye Companies. Brand Ambassador is a communication firm specializing in branding excellence. With a web-focused presence, the aim is to extend the client base web-wide. Proceeds from Brand Ambassador will underwrite enhanced branding services for emerging non-profits with creative marketing needs.

Greenlights FaithWorks Division

March 17, 2010
Geneve Skye launches FaithWorks Division housing production and distribution of faith-affiliated programming, products and feature films.

da Vinci Film Festival awards Down the Road 'Best Documentary'

March 12, 2010
CORVALLIS, Oregon—Down the Road awarded Best Documentary at da Vinci Film Festival. The story chronicles ‘purposeful adventures’ of three recent college graduates who leave American comforts traversing unknown roads in South/Central America where they discover where beauty and tragedy collide.

At National Press Club “Building a Stronger America” with Kauffman Foundation

January 19, 2010
CEO accepts invite to nation’s capital where Kauffman Foundation President Charles Schramm and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke assess outlook for entrepreneurship in 2010, including challenges facing new businesses and solutions for fueling job growth as part of the economic recovery.

CNN International BackStory interviews ‘Songs of Hope’ producer

December 31, 2009
Producer Erin Levin interviewed live on CNN International Backstory for her work, Songs of Hope—a special shot and produced for CNN Inside Africa featuring the inspirational story of the African Children’s Choir.

Feature Screenwriter returns from month in NYC & Italy

December 3, 2009
Screenwriter Michael Saltar spends nearly a month conducting on-site film research in New York City and surrounding areas, and travels with the prince and his entourage throughout Italy in Torino, Padua, Venice and Rome.

Executives attend American Film Market

November 4, 2009
Murray and Richards travel to Santa Monica as guests of Promenade & Mission Pictures for the American Film Market, Nov 3-10.

Geneve Skye meets with co-production team in Santa Monica

October 4, 2009     
Executive Team meets with Promenade Pictures in Santa Monica for two days of meetings focused on co-production and distribution on faith and family-friendly theatrical feature films.

Salvation Army feature film

September 16, 2009
Accepts offer as co-producers on Salvation Army film, William & Catherine: a love story…that started an army. The film features the humble beginnings of the organization that now operates in over 116 countries, and is endorsed in cooperation with the Salvation Army.

Saltar joins executive leadership  

October 8, 2009
After months of working with Saltar Media, principal Michael Saltar joins the executive leadership of Geneve Skye as Senior Director of Marketing and Special Projects, bringing over twenty years of marketing, strategy and commercial design to the team.

Atlanta DocuFest 2009—Best International Documentary

August 28, 2009
Directors Chris Gordon and Joel Christensen are awarded “Best International Documentary” for their feature documentary ‘Down the Road Project’ that highlights the rewards and impact of purposeful adventure.

Producer shoots documentary footage in Africa

July 17, 2009
Erin Levin travels overseas to Africa—Johannesburg, Zimbabwe and Uganda—producing first films in a series of independent documentaries highlighting positive and inspiring stories of sustainable African development led by Africans; film proceeds gift to African organizations highlighted in the documentaries.

Haudek joins executive team

June 6, 2009
Denessa Haudek of Houston joins GENEVE SKYE bringing expertise in entertainment-related Information Technology. Haudek will develop a robust PMO Office providing services to the company and the company’s subsidiary divisions and sub-LLCs.

Down the road with Down The Road Project  

May 25, 2009
Director/Producers Chris Gordon and Joel Christensen express intent to promote their award-winning documentary ;Down the Road Project' under the pFILMS brand.

Altruistic Entrepreneur hosted in Houston

April 23, 2009
Hosts altruistic entrepreneur in Houston for extended strategy session focused on business development and free market practices designed to benefit non-profits bringing compassionate care to orphans in countries around the world.

Spadachene & Richards join executive leadership

March 1, 2009
Executive team formally expands with Renee Spadachene accepting the Vice President/Assistant to the President role and with Jason Richards joining the team as Director of pFILM Development.

Philanthropic focus interests former Paramount Pictures president

February 15, 2009
Former Paramount President & MGM/UA Chairman—current CEO of Promenade Pictures—extends joint-venture offer to GENEVE SKYE based on the company’s philanthropic commitment to helping those in need.

720 partners rendezvous in Rome

January 24, 2009
720 travels to Rome, Italy and secures principal attachment(s) with Prince of Venice for feature film in development. Film slated to be shot on location in USA and Italy.

Geneve Skye/Saylors Brothers collaboration supports pFILMS

January 9, 2009
LOS ANGELES—Geneve Skye develops forward-focused pFILMS partnership with Saylors Brothers Entertainment, directors of Sundance 2009 Grand Jury Selection, Kimjongilia.

CEO joins 720 Model, Inc. as Partner/Advisor

January 4, 2009
DALLAS—CEO accepts Partner/Advisor role with 720 Model, a company creating deal-structures for musicians and reality-TV participants that allows artists to retain rights to creative works.  

The pFILM Campaign™ established in Houston

December 28, 2008
Charitable entity launched to provide monetary and media resources to humanitarian non-profits, in conjunction with professional and educational mentorship of young professionals in business, philanthropy and film.

Selected as production company for USA/Italian film   

December 10, 2008
GENEVE SKYE selected as production company of choice for feature film in development. To be shot on location in USA (Dallas/NYC) and Italy.

Leadership Houston colleagues join forces

November 30, 2008
Distinguished Leadership Houston Class XXV colleagues—Ryan, Smith and Herrington—join with CEO Jennifer Murray to build a scalable and sound business, accounting and legal infrastructure for new Houston-based cause.

‘Philanthropic Entertainment’ division launched

November 13, 2008     
GENEVE, a communication-based for-profit first established in 2002, expands business interests into ‘philanthropic entertainment’ as a new revenue model for raising needed funds for early-start humanitarian aid organizations.

GENEVE expands to Los Angeles market

October 9, 2008
Previously serving strategic communication clients throughout the USA with primary markets in Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C., GENEVE expands significant interests into the Los Angeles market synonymous with Hollywood.

 

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