Atalanta Visions Productions, LLC is a film production company based in The Woodlands, Texas. Founded in 2005, the company mission is to provide full production capability to socially conscious businesses and nonprofits in the spirit of Atalanta, a mythological symbol of independence and equality. Using the powerful media of film, AVP collaborates with organizations to tell the stories that engage the hearts of their employees, customers, volunteers and donors for projects that make a difference.
Company founder Kay Perry Durbin is CEO & Executive Producer. Always an avid film enthusiast, Kay was inspired at her first Sundance Film Festival to use the power of film to tell stories that matter. It became Kay’s dream to build a film production company that prioritizes social impact over profit. Using her business management background and motivational interviewing skills, Kay began collaborating with socially conscious organizations to produce documentary-style films to tell their stories and promote their activities. Kay holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Speech & Theatre Arts, a Master’s of Business Administration and is presently pursing a Doctorate in Applied Psychology. She also holds certifications in film production and editing, education, human resources management, EEO compliance and motivational coaching.http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3424785/
Dan is Cofounder and Technical Director. AVProductions provides Dan the opportunity to utilize his life-long passion for photography and videography to benefit philanthropic causes. In addition to his creative and technical talents, Dan brings his extensive executive business experience in project and people management to the AVProductions technical operations. Dan holds multiple certifications in film production and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering.
Nik joins AV Productions as Production Tech and provides support in lighting, sound, and camera operation. Currently a computer engineering and math major at University of Houston, Nik’s experience in people management, scheduling and coordination is also an asset to production. Nik brings past film production experience from other projects, including The Minetti Party, a 2007 Sundance Film Festival submission.
Amanda is Manager Marketing. A recent addition to the AVProductions team, Amanda’s marketing, administrative, entrepreneurship and social media background enhances the mission of AVProductions and its clients.