The Xanadu Entertainment 2022 GAME PLAN

• For the past two years, Cynthia has been creating an on-line art exhibit with over 70 pieces using Encaustic, cold wax, watercolor, collage and mixed media techniques. All proceeds from the sale of these art works will be donated to UCSF cancer center in San Francisco.

• Melinda was hired by Academy Award winning filmmaker Bruce Nicholson to choreograph a balletic nymph dance in his new film, A Brief Encounter. We shot with dancers from Houston ballet and Oakland ballet on green screen at Academy of Art.

• Now a global independent talent/model scout working closely with various agencies in the Bay Area and Los Angeles markets, Melinda has joined the faculty of the prestigious school, Performing Arts Academy of Marin. Starting 2021, she will be teaching 2 day, on camera intensive acting classes for tweens and teens. Located conveniently off 101 in Mill Valley, PAAM has 6 beautiful studios with a black box theater.

• Melinda has joined the staff of the talent management group, 1015 MANAGEMENT as the head of the Agency representation and the exclusive on camera teacher for all the talent. So far, Melinda has facilitated ten of her students acquire SF representation in a franchised agency and recently, three signed with Peter Kallinteris Agency in LA.

• Melinda and Cynthia have been hired by the prestigious San Francisco Dance Film Festival to curate and produce a new family and friends film festival. The children’s festival will become a component of the 10 year old existing festival with dance-based animated and live-action films screening in both November 2019 and March 2020.

• Cynthia’s latest children’s short, Polka Dott, has been screened in 45 international festivals.

• Cynthia has completed her 30-minute tween film Pixie & Dust. She had screenings at 3210 Kerner, The Lark Theater and The Balboa in San Francisco for cast and crew, industry people and potential distributors.

• Melinda directed and choreographed three new short films: The Secret Woman, The Kid and the Hitman, and Night Shift.

• For seven years Melinda and Cynthia have taught for the California Film Institute in their SUMMERFILM series. The filmmaking classes called “Cinemaniacs” included creating short films from start to finish with the teens.

• Melinda and Cynthia have actively been pitching to NETFLIX, Sesame Street and Nickelodeon in response to their RFP’s for new children’s content for all their platforms.

• We have signed deals with FACETS kids, ZERB tv and AmebaTV, online children’s film libraries which are screened on over 75 international platforms. They have all acquired all of Xanadu's children's films.

• With 20 years experience of scouting models and talent for STARS Agency, Melinda is now an independent global model/talent scout.

• Melinda continues to teach sold out, on-camera tween/teen classes for the San Francisco Acting Academy as well as coach young talent for film and tv auditions and callbacks.

• Melinda is teaching on-camera acting and Cynthia is teaching contemporary dance to the tweens/teens at the African American Cultural Center in SF.

• Starting in Spring 2019, Cynthia will join the staff of Young Imaginations, an arts presenting organization based in Marin County.

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