Gilt Entertainment Films Inc.
Marlene Mendoza Producer
On a cool Fall morning in 1952, Marlene was born in the city of Montreal and she is the third to the youngest of seven children. She grew up in the suburbs of Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada and loved the outdoors. She joined the local girl’s hockey team, played baseball in the summer and learned ballet, piano, and sang in the choir. She learned to love music and read books from an early age reading 2-3 books a week thinking someday she would love to get involved in her own novel.
Her mother, Margaret Pacholka, was a school teacher for many years and she taught 4 grades in one class in French and English. She dedicates my accomplishments to her, because she always taught her to read from an early age. Her father worked in aerospace for most of his life, and in 1965 they moved to California. She followed his footsteps and worked in aerospace for almost ten years. She dedicates her enthusiasm to live life to its fullest from her dad. She then went into the finance industry and studied business and law at La Verne University.
Marlene Mendoza holds a MSM, BSM, CSA, SHRM and CRMC. She is a film producer, Executive Producer with Gilt Entertainment. She has a Master’s of Science in Management (Leadership), (Summa cum Laude 4.0) and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management (Sales and Marketing). She is a Certified Risk Management Specialist.
Her company Gilt Entertainment is an independent global film development, high-end story and production company. They have a strong diversified presence in motion picture production, and digital distribution for home and family entertainment. They provide production, business consulting, transformation leadership skills, sales and marketing management, marketing director, and talent management services. They have a blueprint for growth that combines the flexibility and entrepreneurial culture of an independent company with financial and strategic relationships worldwide.
Gilt Entertainment’s mission statement is to put ethics first and foremost within our global teams, in marketing research, preparation, writing, interviewing, presenting, development and production of the product or service.
Our promise is to create stories with substance, and give creative freedom to actors and filmmakers along with a share in our profits.
Marlene Mendoza is producing the upcoming film titled “The Mob” now in Pre-production which is based off an adaptation the novel authored by Marlene Mendoza and G. R. Holton. She is producing “The Mob” based on 1930’s era with co-producer Director Larry McLean, Gary Van Haas, Tony Severio and Randall Oliver scheduled for release late 2014. As well as developing the screen adaptation of a book “Galaxy Watch (The Galacteran Legacy). She acquired financing for “Galaxy Watch” scheduled for release 2015 after “The Mob”.
In addition, Marlene is working with Gary on “Malabar Run” a psychological thriller. Plus working on “The Maul” which is a Socio-political ethnic drama and “Showdown in Durango” for Mexico. Plus, a crime thriller drama film called “The Club” for Las Vegas.
Marlene’s newest venture is working on the film “The Family” with Thomas Raft Producer/Actor of Jefatov Films and Niels U. Basse of Azazello Productions. It’s a Socio-drama film set for Scandinavian country with A-list cast and director.
Plus she is producing “Fearless Heart” in development that is a Socio-drama film about 1929 and the Great Depression. The moral of the story is to have faith. Marlene Mendoza also has a fantasy film and two sci-fi films open for co-production.
There are new major films on the horizon with major director/cast in place, including a digital distribution company. Marlene has recently j/v with AIM Digitech out of India to produce a film called DevilShare that will be made into a Television series. The video has been shown on India television and is now hitting the film festivals for a TV deal.
As of this writing Marlene is in talks for a reality TV show and it will benefit an environmental organization with a veteran component. She will be the Producer of the show.
Besides running her own independent film development company, Gilt Entertainment, she also heads her own worldwide talent management firm. She has two lovely children Dan and Michelle who have made her proud and she lives in Palm Springs, CA.
The Galacteran Legacy
Author: Michelle Izmaylov
Gilt Entertainment Corp
Print ISBN: 9781938243837
E-Book ISBN: 9781938243844
Genre: Science Fiction/Suspense
Release Date 7/1/2012
It's the near future hell of global warming and the world is burning up. Nicole Sky can't take it anymore. The water rationing, the stifling heat, her frazzled parents arguing in the other room . . . . It's all too much for her, and she runs outside to escape her misery. It's no better outside. Smoke from uncontrollable fires billows in the air. Sirens wail in the distance. Lawns are dead from lack of water. Nicole finds a tree to take shelter from the blazing sun when a strange, nearly featherless bird scratches on the ground nearby, revealing a gold pocket watch buried under some scattered twigs. Nicole soon discovers that it's no ordinary watch. The watch face has odd symbols on it and sixteen blue buttons instead of a clock face and hands. Fired with curiosity, Nicole presses one of the strange buttons and a blue light engulfs her. Before she knows it, she's no longer on Earth but instead on a strange world of twin suns and mist-like alien flowers. Nicole is scared and disoriented, but it's cool, and it's such a relief to her, to be freed from the oppressive heat of Earth! She's curious, so she begins to explore. And when Nicole encounters a magnificent flaming bird a phoenix she knows that there is quite an adventure ahead of her. Soon she meets Lily, a sweet-natured, purple-furred alien, who reveals their whereabouts as Lunara, a planet far from Earth. Together, they set out for adventure but are soon caught in a terrifying storm. A flash of lightning guides them safely to a small cottage called The Various Doohickey Place. The establishment's shopkeeper Madam Banda has dark secrets of her own. Venturing off on their journey once again, Nicole and Lily are beset by the Omenra, an evil race of aliens bent on galactic conquest. Led by General Malkior Taggerath, the Omenra send an assassin on Nicole's trail. She and Lily are saved from certain death by shadowy Diu of the Airioth rebel faction. Diu soon reveals that it was he who left the gold watch, a teleporter called the Galactera, back on Earth. But even more, he informs Nicole that Earth is in grave danger in just one month, the Terranova, an Omenra-engineered weapon of mass destruction, will destroy her home world. After learning of the war between the Omenra Empire and the Airioth rebellion force that is tearing the galaxy apart, Nicole and her newfound allies set out on a quest to collect four enchanted artifacts mystical crystals with the power to destroy the Terranova in which dwell the enchantments of water, air, fire, and earth. Now, chosen by fate, guided by destiny, and driven by a prophecy in which she does not believe, Nicole must embark upon a perilous journey, ally with a dangerous force, and unravel the secrets of the Galactera to find a way back home. Because Earth has a deadline.
Author: G. R. Holton
Author: Marlene Mendoza
Print ISBN: 9781939865441
E-Book ISBN: 9781939865458
Release Date 06/15/2013
It is 1915 and a beautiful girl is born to Anthony and Brigitta Cachiotti. Maria becomes daddy’s little girl very quickly only to see him killed in cold blood on her tenth birthday. While holding his hand during his last breath Maria vows to avenge her father’s death.
Maria learns to sing and then traps her father’s murderer Antonio Capresi into marrying her. The game begins as she tries to gather enough information to catch him and the rest of his mobster types to put them in jail or end them completely.
Will Maria avenge her father or will the mob win the game? She is either going to put Antonio away or exact the ultimate justice: his death!