Yellow Line Studio exists to develop, produce, and distribute quality entertainment that engages and influences the culture in positive ways.
We believe in story
We respect people
We inspire change
Yellow Line Studio, a Southern California based, independent media company, was founded in 2009 by a group of artists and entrepreneurs seeking to combine their track record of professional success, love of entertainment, and passion for social change to create a legacy – a new generation of entertainment professionals and media consumers, united and inspired by their shared stories to have a positive influence on their culture.
A sudden explosion derails an LA subway car leaving a handful of survivors trapped underground, but when they uncover a second bomb about to detonate, they begin to suspect that the terrorist is still among them.
Inspired by President Obama's call to people on both sides of the abortion debate to open the lines of communication and find workable solutions to the problem of unintended pregnancies, Yellow Line Studio started that conversation inside the safety zone of a fictional world based on real life situations.
In the psychological thriller Crawlspace, Jackie Sinclair is a former L.A. news anchor trapped in a lonely marriage who falls in love with a beguiling stranger on the internet. The virtual relationship soon turns dark – and Jackie begins to fear that her online lover is really her troubled husband, and that he’s going to kill her. In the film’s dizzying climax, Jackie must save herself and her family, or die in the shadows beneath her Malibu dream home. The original screenplay for Crawlspace comes from Christopher & Kathleen Riley, writers of the award-winning German thriller After the Truth, a film Variety called “gripping and surprisingly moving” and Germany’s BamS called “a spine-tingling masterpiece.”
In the moving comedic drama Coming To You Live, the pregnant daughter of a conservative radio pundit fights becoming a pawn when her mom’s liberal nemesis catches the two leaving an abortion clinic. This funny, painful, quirky story finds real compassion in the middle of the culture wars. The script is being penned by Matt Salisbury, head writer of Bump+, a web series about women struggling with crisis pregnancies that was featured in The Washington Post, FOX News, and PerezHilton.com on its way to over one hundred thousand views. Coming To You Live aims to continue Bump+’s mission of presenting strong, fictional characters to tackle controversial societal issues.
Mad Women Wanted is based on the true the story of an outcast American coach who trains ten beautiful Australian surfers who’ve never experienced winter for a shot at the most dangerous sport in the Winter Olympics.
Dominic is an entrepreneur who first made a name for himself as a pioneer in the inkjet cartridge business. After helping to develop key intellectual property involving a novel refilling process, he expanded his family’s business until it was acquired in 2007 by the world’s largest aftermarket inkjet and toner company. He went on to broker the rescue and sale of a $14 million PayPal competitor before founding Yellow Line Studio. In addition to helming that operation, Dominic serves as a university administrator and faculty member, and as Entrepreneur In Residence at San Diego’s CONNECT, helping young entrepreneurs build their companies. He and his wife, Kate, are currently raising their family in San Diego.
Chris is a WGA screenwriter whose award-winning first film, the courtroom thriller After the Truth, sparked international controversy when it was released in Germany. He and his wife and writing partner, Kathy, went on to write 25 To Life (Touchstone Pictures) and Aces (Paramount Pictures), and adapted the non-fiction book Actual Innocence (Mandalay/Fox Television Network). A veteran of the Warner Bros. script department, Chris is also the author of The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style. In addition to developing new projects for Yellow Line Studio, he teaches screenwriting and other media classes at the university level, and serves on the board of the We Can Pediatric Brain Tumor Support Network. Chris and his family live in Los Angeles.
Joe began his career in sales. Until recently, he was the co-owner of Pinnacle Group, which offers complete IT hardware, software and networking solutions and services to businesses throughout the United States. Joe helped build the company into a National Reseller with annual revenues around $30 Million.
Mollie brings years of experience as a film and web content producer to the team, managing sizeable budgets and multiple personnel towards powerful storytelling. Mollie served as Producer on BUMP+ through all thirteen episodes, and has since begun developing a portfolio of feature films in addition to her work with clients at Creative Rhetoric. Her passion for storytelling is well-served by tenacity through to the finish line and relentless attention to detail.
After a false start as a music major in Denver, Colorado, Tara Stone moved to San Diego to earn a degree in entertainment media with an emphasis in screenwriting from John Paul the Great Catholic University. She graduated in 2011 and is now pursuing her MBA in film producing at JP Catholic. Her writing credits include controversial web series Bump+, festival award-winning short film Chow Bella, and feature film Red Line.
Bridget first became aware of the power of media while working as a professional actress. At age eight, she snagged the role of “Natasha” in an ABC Family pilot, Corporate Mom. Since then she has appeared in numerous regional and repertory theatrical productions, starred in and helped develop a new rock musical called Runaway Home, starred in a nationally acclaimed short film, A Fix, as well as a pilot sitcom for MTV. Bridget’s work behind the camera includes Bump+, a nationally debated web series that was featured in The Washington Post, PerezHilton.com and Fox News. She has most recently worked on the upcoming feature film Red Line set to be released in the fall of 2011.
Conversation Continues As Abortion Web Series Wraps
No happy endings for BUMP+ characters; Yellow Line producers speak out about controversial show
Big Hollywood reviews BUMP+
“producers are treating this topic in a sensitive manner…”
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BUMP+ – The Conversation Has Begun
A statement from Yellow Line Studio.
New TeeVee Reviews Bump+
“…definitely succeeds…a real conversation about the issue of abortion beyond the political and religious drama that dominates the national debate.”
Provocative web series BUMP+ set to premiere on anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Yellow Line Studio Walks Fine Line In Abortion Debate
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Fledgling entertainment company begins production on BUMP web series
BUMP AHEAD FOR YELLOW LINE STUDIO
Entertainment company greenlights first project – controversial web series
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Entrepreneurs, artists team up to launch new entertainment company
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