Devil's Hit List is a transmedia action-adventure series that mixes fantasy with modern fiction and brings out the hidden world of the darknet to the streets of New York.
Sasha Santiago – Director
A visionary with 15 years experience in writing, producing and directing films. Sasha is constantly evolving with the times and is optimistic about a type of cinema that's more participatory. His forte is for emotionally charged thrillers that blur the lines between truth and fiction.
A passion for encouraging collaborative environments, Sasha takes great pleasure in devising films that are gripping and unpredictable. To meet the insatiable demand for immersive storytelling experiences, Sasha intergates the connected world we live in into his narrative structures and embraces emerging technologies by crafting original, bespoke stories that are highly visual and sharable.
Adrienne Smith – Producer & Lead Actor
Adrienne is a multi-hyphenate (writer, actress, and producer) with experience that runs the gamut from hosting a television show in Japan to developing film and television properties for the U.S. market. With an MBA in Media & Entertainment from Columbia Business School, Adrienne has proven herself to be a proficient project developer.
Adrienne's screenplay was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2013 Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays. With years in acting and television hosting experience, Adrienne continues to develop her craft under the tutelage of the incomparable acting coach, Susan Batson. Adrienne currently portrays a small character role in season four of “Orange is the New Black,” while she remains focused on building a new production company geared towards developing and distributing exciting films and original series made by multi-ethnic talents.
Aaron Gonzalez – Screenwriter
Aaron is a Writer, Director, Actor, Designer, Stage Manager and graduate of the UNCSA, Directing Program where he studied the art of storytelling with Gerald Freedman. Most notably he was Projection Designer for John Leguizamo’s GHETTO KLOWN now on HBO, Resident Director/ASM for BILLY ELLIOT the Musical National Tour, and Associate Director/Ensemble for BILLY ELLIOT at The MUNY of St. Louis.
Some of his Stage Management credits include TIME STANDS STILL (MTC & The Cort). Currently, Aaron is Associate Directing BILLY ELLIOT at the Music Theatre of Wichita and Gateway Playhouse, developing a new musical with John Leguizamo & Steven Chbosky, and working with Mr. Leguizamo on his next one-man show.
Jeff Gomez and Mark Pensavalle - Transmedia Producers
Founded in 2000 by CEO Jeff Gomez, COO Mark Pensavalle, and Chief Creative Officer Chrysoula Artemis, Starlight Runner Entertainment has since developed a roster of Fortune 500 clients, and has created and expanded a number of world class transmedia franchises for such clients as The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, Microsoft, Hasbro, Coca-Cola, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
At Starlight Runner, we feel that Devil’s Hit List lends itself to many of the vanguard transmedia narrative development processes that we've developed in our work, and that with transmedia techniques, Devil’s Hit List can be transmitted across the world, leveraged through social media, and can generate a growing community of ardent fans and advocates.
DHL Concept Art
By Ryan Faulker