CO-FOUNDERS - TY MANNS & CHARLES MACKIE
Manns Mackie (MMS) Studios led by co-founders Ty Manns (President/CEO/Senior Writer/Executive Producer) and Bishop Charles Mackie (Executive Vice President/COO/Executive Producer) is a feature film production and content distribution company. Co-Founded in 2018, we are a "concept-to-distribution" production company, capable of taking a project from story concept, through all phases of production, to distribution in the worldwide marketplace.
Manns Mackie Studios... We Make Movies, Matter!
MANNS MACKIE STUDIOS SENIOR STAFF
ROBERT BIGELOW - Senior Vice President, Production
Robert Bigelow is an Oscar Film Nominated and Emmy Award-winning Production Sound Mix Supervisor. Robert has nearly 200 feature film and television credits including Oscar-nominated films like "Get Out." A snapshot of Robert's credits includes Get Out, Ma, Queen Sugar, Treme, NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans, The Hunt, My Brother's Keeper, Redeemed, Avalanche, The Billionaire Boys Club, Benji, The Bride, and more... Robert's expertise and industry contacts make him perfect to supervise MMS post-production responsibilities that allow MMS the ability to deliver produced films within the budgeted timelines and with exceptional production value.
THOMAS DAWSON JR - Senior Vice President, Music
Thomas Dawson is an accomplished recording engineer, musician, producer, and composer and for the past 30-years, he's performed as keyboardist and Band Director for one of the greatest Motown and R&B / funk artists of all time - The Legendary Commodores! Thomas has worked with music greats including Beyonce, JLO, The Temptations, The Pointer Sisters, Howard Hewitt, and more. Thomas Thomas Dawson’s experience and training as a musician combined with his knowledge of computer technology have made him one of the most sought-after studio engineers in the business. Thomas is the A&R representative for Dream Gospel Records. Thomas is the recipient of a BET Jazz Discovery award and a Gold Album for his work with Changing Faces.
VICKIE ADAMS - Director, Acquisitions
Vickie Adams is a director, executive producer, and content creator. Vickie Adams began her film journey in 2017. Her first short film "Broken Warrior", based on men and women returning back from the war with PTSD was selected into the Los Angeles Film Awards and was nominated as Best Inspirational Film at the International Christian Film Festival 2018. Adams' documentary feature film "Mental Prison" (2018) was released in late May 2018. "Mental Prison" won the 1st Place Documentary at Kingdomwood International Film Festival in Atlanta, GA.Vickie's first SAG EP credit of "Redeemed" has been distributed by BETPlus.