Management Team


Studio M's goal is to become the premier music video entertainment channel. Studio M will be accessible to the music consumer through a variety of outlets including television, wireless devices and computers. Studio M's revenues will be earned primarily from the sale of traditional television advertising commercials and supplemented by ancillary sources such as licensing fees and other new media revenue. Ultimately upon the convergence of the television and the PC, Studio M will be in the position to aggregate its revenues and will have established itself as a key sales and marketing partner for the music industry as well as for organizations using music related strategy to reach their clients.

To accomplish this goal Studio M has entered into a strategic partnership and exclusive licensing agreement with Power Play for exclusive access to one of the world's largest music video libraries. The copyright owners have been supplying their music videos to Power Play and other outlets such as MTV over the years for promotion and marketing purposes. The library includes a who's who of the music industry. It contains music video performances from every famous contemporary recording artist, including Shania Twain, Britney Spears, Lauryn Hill, Cher, Elton John, Ricky Martin, Madonna, Aerosmith and thousands more. While the library is formidable at 25,000 titles, it is continually updated, refreshed and expanded with brand new music videos at the rate of 50 to 80 per month.

Studio M entered the US television market on November 6, 2000 through the creation of a wireless network consisting of a kaleidoscope of television stations, cable mso's and satellite carriers. The Studio M wireless network footprint reaches 50 million homes per day 4 hours per day 7 days per week, commencing at 9pm pst. This list will continue to grow and the number of hours per day expanded so as to eventually reach 90% of the US 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

Studio M is negotiating to enter international markets during 2001. It is expected that the first markets to broadcast the Studio M programming will be the Middle East, Northern Africa, Turkey and Japan.

Studio M operates in full compliance with the rules and regulations of the music and broadcasting industries. Although Studio M's primary focus is on traditional television broadcasting, Studio M has obtained or will have obtained all required permissions and or licenses for it's new media transmissions relating to the Internet.

Studio M has a management team comprised of people with proven track records in music and television production, programming, worldwide distribution and the entertainment industry.

Studio M has a powerful senior management team with an average of 24 years experience per member in the entertainment industry.

Max Keller Michael Lloyd Micheline Keller
Jack Freedman Marc Van Laer Adam Schwam
Jeffrey Weber Michelle Miller Jesse Weatherby
Michela Gisotti Natalucci James Toll Brian Tully


Max Keller has over 30 years experience in the entertainment industry. Mr. Keller has served as an attorney, developing an expertise in the music industry by representing such major music figures as Donny and Marie Osmond, Mike Curb, Michael Lloyd and Casey Kasem. He also served as outside counsel to MGM Records.

After retiring from a successful law practice, Mr. Keller entered the entertainment industry as a principal in 1976 and developed extensive experience in the production, distribution and finance of motion pictures and television series on a worldwide basis, having financed and produced over $100 million worth of television production.

Mr. Keller is a principal shareholder of Keller Entertainment Group Inc., which has financed, produced and globally distributed numerous award-winning movies (shown on NBC, CBS, HBO) and television series. Among them is the Emmy Award-winner Kent State and 97 episodes of Tarzan, 48 episodes of Acapulco H.E.A.T. and 22 episodes of Conan.

Mr. Keller is also the largest shareholder of Infinity Multimedia International (IMI). IMI is a high-tech 3D (without glasses) display Company. Under Mr. Keller's guidance, IMI has developed several working prototypes and has entered into strategic alliances with Litton Industries, Mitsubishi Trading Corporation and Namco.

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Michael Lloyd, member of the Board and President, was made Vice President of A & R for MGM Records at the age of 20. After several years as an executive at MGM Records, Mr. Lloyd decided to become an independent record producer.

As a record producer, Mr. Lloyd has produced over 100 gold and platinum singles and albums, recording such great artists and projects as: The Dirty Dancing Soundtrack (the all time best selling multi-artist soundtrack, selling over 34 million albums to date), The Somewhere In Time Soundtrack, Barry Manilow, a special charity recording of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Lou Rawls, Clint Black, Dionne Warwick, Shaun Cassidy, Leif Garrett, The Osmonds, Bill Medley, The Righteous Brothers, Donny and Marie, Nancy Sinatra, Debbie Boone, Pat Boone, Air Supply, The New Seekers, and Maureen McGovern.

Mr. Lloyd continues to produce recordings for established artists and projects, such as the "Coyote Ugly" Soundtrack, as well as for emerging artists such as Cindy Margolis, KACI and Rare Blend.

Mr. Lloyd's records and albums have gone past the 100 million total sales level (in the range of $700 million in gross sales) and his music has been recognized by such organizations as The Grammy's, The American Music Awards, The Academy Awards, The Dove Awards (the Christian Music equivalent of the Grammy), NARM (The National Association of Record Merchants), and the Golden Globe Awards.

Mr. Lloyd, in addition to his active recording career, has diversified into composing, scoring and music supervision for over 38 feature motion pictures, eight made-for-TV movies, 11 television specials and 27 television series, including the Special Olympics games, the Tarzan series and the Acapulco H.E.A.T. series.

Mr. Lloyd is currently a consultant to, a publicly traded entertainment company; on the advisory board for Operation Kids, a foundation for child health; and a guest speaker for, and listed in Who's Who in America, in California, in Entertainment and in Finance & Industry.

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Micheline Keller, Vice Chairman and member of the Board, graduated from UCLA in 1971 and received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southwestern University College of Law in 1974. Ms. Keller has worked with Mr. Keller in the production of television movies and series for the past 20 years.

During the past 20 years, Ms. Keller served as a Producer or Executive Producer on over 20 movies for television and four television series. She worked closely with such talented actors as Sharon Stone, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Paul Sorvino, Barbara Eden, Ellen Barkin, Harry Belafonte, Cheryl Ladd, Peter Boyle, Elliot Gould, Louise Fletcher, Robert Loggia, Cliff Robertson and Martin Sheen as well as directors such as Wes Craven (Scream, Nightmare on Elm Street), Elliot Silverstein (A Man Called Horse), and Jeremy Kagan (The Chosen, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman).

Additionally, Ms. Keller selected the composers for the productions and worked with such talented composers as Michael Lloyd (see credits above), Ernest Gold ("Exodus," "Ship of Fools"), Charles Fox ("Ready To Take A Chance Again," "Killing Me Softly With His Song," themes for the television series' "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley" and "The Love Boat") Georges Delerue and George Clinton ("Mortal Kombat").

Ms. Keller is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, AFI Second Decade Counsel, and has received a Certificate of Merit commendation in the "World's Who's Who" of Women.

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Jack Freedman, Chief Operating Officer, received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Buffalo and his JD degree from the U.C.L.A. School of Law.

Mr. Freedman began his illustrious corporate career at United Artists Corp. as Assistant to the West Coast Counsel. He then became Vice President and General Counsel at Ivan Tors Films (the production company responsible for TV series such as "Sea Hunt," "Daktari," and "Flipper") where he was in charge of all business affairs and legal matters, as well as the company's record division.

Soon after, Mr. Freedman was recruited by Warner Bros, Inc. where he remained for over 15 years becoming one of the top executives at the studio. During his tenure as Warner Bros. Vice President, Worldwide Business Affairs and Film Acquisition, Freedman was in charge of the Business Affairs, Legal, and International Independent Sales and Film Acquisitions departments. Also reporting to Freedman was the Music department which produced and cleared music for film and soundtracks. Reporting to the Chairman and President of the studio, Freedman also served as studio liaison with Warner's other divisions including television, records, book publishing, merchandising, product placement and commercial tie-ins.

Mr. Freedman left Warner Bros. to become the Founder and Chairman of Hotel Cinema Corporation of America, which provided hotels with a broad spectrum of video on demand entertainment. Mr. Freedman sold the company to a NYSE corporation.

Mr. Freedman, Chairman of Jack Freedman Productions, produced motion pictures for Miramax, Tri-Star, USA Networks, and Paramount studios including "Mother's Boys," starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Vanessa Redgrave and "Toy Soldiers," starring Lou Gossett and Sean Astin, and others starring Hal Linden, Mario Van Peebles and Ned Beatty. Additionally, Mr. Freedman served as an investment advisor for a number of pension plans and as a consultant for e-commerce and technology companies including and

Mr. Freedman is a longtime member of the Executive Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Los Angeles Copyright Society and the State Bar of California.

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Marc Van Laer, Vice President Strategic Planning, has held numerous key positions in a variety of industries and organizations both in the U.S. and internationally for over 20 years. Mr. Van Laer's career spans functions at the highest levels in entertainment, venue, hotel and real estate development as well as with the Ministries of Finance and Budget, and Foreign Trade in Belgium. Mr. Van Laer has an in-depth knowledge of international finance and had well-established contacts with the Easdaq Stock Market in Brussels. Mr. Van Laer was President of Cominco Industries ltd. (London-Hong Kong), The International Motion Picture Corporation (New York-Palm Beach), Managing Director of Belgian Arab Hotel Company NV, (Belgium-Saudi Arabia) and Director of the Sports Palace in Antwerp, Belgium. Mr. Van Laer graduated with honors from the School of Management of Boston University, and the Special Program in Finance from the Sloan School of Management of M.I.T.

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Adam Schwam, Chief Technology Officer, has provided technology consulting services to national and international companies during the past six years. In 1998, Mr. Schwam created Sandwire Corporation, which provides companies with management services regarding custom computer network design and integration, website development, Internet strategy, and telecommunication systems implementation. Mr. Schwam creates a synergy among these diverse technologies, allowing clients to maximize the functionality of their technology infrastructure.

Some of Mr. Schwam's prominent entertainment clients include Jarad Broadcasting, owner of three New York radio stations and The Vanderbilt entertainment venue, as well as the Manhattan Theatre Club. He has also facilitated the merger of Harbor Industries U.S. and Vintage Hallmark, U.K., an international liquor distribution conglomerate, through technology consultation and the development of an intercontinental Wide Area Network (WAN) between the United States and United Kingdom offices.

Prior to Sandwire, Mr. Schwam managed the computer network and technology systems of Travel Impressions, a division of American Express travel services, one of the largest travel wholesalers in the United States.

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Jeffrey Weber, Vice President of Business Development, graduated from Southwestern University School of Law in l976. Mr. Weber is a 20+-year music industry professional. During his music career, he has founded, run or participated in various labels in capacities ranging from A&R, production, interactive programming, marketing, sales, art director, international relations and business affairs for such independent labels as Discwasher Records, Prima Records, Cameron, Beach Jazz, Voss Records, Fideo Arts, Clear Audio, as well as his own labels, Weberworks and Stark Raving Records. He has produced over 135 CD's with releases on Warner Bros., RCA, MCA, Capitol, Polygram, Blue Note, Columbia, Elektra, Universal, as well as a host of independent labels.

His projects have yielded two Grammys, seven Grammy nominations, at least 17 top 10 albums and two number one albums recorded by such illustrious artists as Nancy Wilson, Michael McDonald, David Benoit, The Utah Symphony, The Count Basie Orchestra, Rita Coolidge, Luther Vandross, David Crosby, Simon Phillips, Toni Tennile and many others. Well versed in video production, Mr. Weber has written, produced and directed over 24 music videos. He has been a music journalist with articles printed in major industry publications nationwide. He has received numerous awards as an art director and many of his album cover designs have been published in "Best of..." annual publications.

As an educator, he has taught courses on the music industry at universities across the country. For the past five years, Mr. Weber has worked with companies such as Global Music One, Media X and Music Co. JP developing content and marketing tools for the convergence of music and emerging technology, most specifically dealing with the changing face of physical and non-physical based music distribution. Mr. Weber is listed in the Who's Who In The World, in America, in California and in Entertainment.

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Michelle A. Miller, Vice President of Marketing, graduated from Rutgers Law School and completed her CPA educational requirements at Rutgers.

Ms. Miller began her legal career in 1987 as associate general counsel for Mario J. Gabelli's Lynch Corp., a publicly held corporation. From 1989 to 1992, Ms. Miller was the co-developer, managing editor and writer for the national music newsmagazine, High Voltage, which specialized in the hard rock/metal genre. She profiled and interviewed groundbreaking acts such as Nirvana, Metallica, Megadeath, Poison, Slaughter, Alice in Chains, Guns 'n Roses, Pearl Jam, Extreme and Red Hot Chili Peppers, and regularly wrote on the music business in general.

Ms. Miller has been involved in the cable television industry since 1989, initially on the local level as a board trustee member for Suburban Cable, and thereafter on the regional level as an Executive Producer of music and entertainment programming. Currently, she serves on a national level as a consultant to Comcast Corporation, the third largest cable operator in the US. Ms. Miller is an officer of Power Play, and since 1990 and has been instrumental in the marketing of its programming for syndicated distribution, including agreements between Power Play and television and cable companies. As an attorney, she has experience in music rights clearances, production, distribution and entertainment contracts.

Since 1998, while a consultant to Comcast, she assisted in the acquisition and development of music/concert/entertainment programming for pay-per-view & cable. Ms. Miller has created marketing opportunities for Comcast with third party entities that have a synergistic fit with Comcast's varied corporate assets. Ms. Miller develops marketing opportunities for third party entities with Comcast and its Original Programming division.

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Jesse Stuart Weatherby, Vice President television distribution and marketing, attended Hancock College where he received his degrees in International Marketing and Business Administration. Mr. Weatherby has been active in the marketing and distribution of audio/visual entertainment for 20 years.

Mr. Weatherby began his career at KRUZ and KEYT-TV as the local sales account executive and then manager coordinating new client development programs. He was the South and Western Division manager for Worldvision Enterprises from 1982 to 1987 where he developed research presentations for each market and products that included off-network and first-run television programming such as The Love Boat, Little House on the Prairie, Streets of San Francisco, etc.

For the next several years he worked at Ohlmeyer Communications/G2 Entertainment as the vice president and managing partner. He developed, organized and coordinated the marketing, sales and administration departments. From 1991 to 1994 Mr. Weatherby became the manager of Western Sales for Pandora International Entertainment, developing sales and marketing strategies for introducing first-run and off-network features and series for international and domestic markets as well as securing new clients for barter syndication and distribution.

During Mr. Weatherby's tenure at StarCom Entertainment in 1994 to 1996, he served as the managing director supervising four television sales offices and was responsible for the sales, marketing and related research divisions for StarCom. Additionally, during his 20 years in the entertainment industry, he has served as executive producer for 32 broadcast, cable, home video and syndicated specials for both the domestic and international markets.

Since 1996, Mr. Weatherby has served as the vice president and general sales manager of Redrock Management Services. He uses his expertise to develop programs from concept to screen, and develops the sales and marketing strategies for the Company.

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Michela Gisotti Natalucci, Creative Director, graduated from the Academy of Fashion and Costume in Rome, Italy. While there, she studied for three years under the top graphic designer in Italy. She became a designer and member of design teams for such leading and popular clothing labels as Valentino, Fendi and Moschino. Ms. Natalucci became one of the top motion picture costume designers in Italy. In 1997, she received the Quality Award for best costume design in a motion picture from the Italian Government. She is a skilled prognosticator of worldwide trends. Ms. Natalucci relocated to Los Angeles in 1998. Since September 2000, she has been the Creative Director for Studio M and has supervised the logo creation and image for the company.

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James Toll, Chief Financial Officer, received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley with Distinction and Honors in his major and a Master of Business Administration (Finance and Accounting) from the University of Southern California in 1979. Mr. Toll has worked in the financial departments of CBS Television Network in Los Angeles, Warner/Electra/Atlantic Records in Burbank as a Senior Financial Analyst for three years where he gained his experience in the music industry. Mr. Toll has been the CFO/Treasurer of numerous companies, including Split Screen, J2 Communications and Transactional Media, Inc./Creative Entertainment Group. Mr. Toll joined Keller Entertainment Group as the CFO in 1996 and was responsible for the corporate financial functions of the Company and management of $40 million of production and distribution budgets during a three-year period.

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Brian Tully worked for four years in the high-yield debt research departments of prominent investment banks including Lehman Brothers and Gleacher Natwest. Mr. Tully has specialized in the Internet, technology and telecom markets with a focus on Internet service providers (ISP's). Mr. Tully has published in-depth research, analyzing the financial viability of several Internet companies. Mr. Tully has a thorough understanding of the investment banking process and numerous relationships with prominent investors.

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