1st Reel Entertainment was founded in 2005 by Producer Kerry Moynahan and was inspired by her love for independent filmmaking and television production. The company specializes in independent film and television productions such as television magazine shows, travel shows, behind-the-scenes projects, short films and documentaries. We have also expanded into the docu-reality TV world and have won three Telly Awards for our productions.
Kerry Moynahan grew up in San Jose, CA and moved to Los Angeles after receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Production from San Francisco State University. Kerry began her career working on numerous sitcoms, reality programs and films. She quickly moved her way up in Television and became a Producer at the E! Network and is a member of the Producers Guild of America. Kerry has worked on many Emmy nominated programs including Hollywood Squares, The Taste and Dancing with the Stars to name a few.
Trina DeMattei has worked in Production for over a decade on numerous televisions shows, feature films, commercials, and music videos. Currently Trina resides in Los Angeles and Produces digital content for Conde Nast Entertainment. She loves the challenge of working in the various forms of entertainment. Trina's main hobby is world travel. She has backpacked over 29 countries, and has worked in 30 U.S. States and in 4 countries.
Louise Leonard is a chef, food personality, stylist, booze lover, and bon vivant, living the bi-coastal life between Los Angeles and New York. She was crowned the winner of Season 2 of ABC’s prime time hit, The Taste, where she was chosen from a nation-wide search to compete with professional chefs and home cooks. She is also works with Kin Community, YouTube’s #1 multi-channel for women, as host, recipe developer, and stylist.
Other work includes styling for the Emmy-award winning Top Chef, as well as styling for Top Chef Masters, MasterChef, The Chew, Access Hollywood, and Next Food Network Star. She also styled celebrity Chef Antonia Lofaso’s The Busy Mom’s Cookbook and is a regular contributor to Vegetarian Times.
Louise specializes in cooking with wine and spirits and is a staunch advocate of supporting local breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Often led by her love of food, she loves to travel and explore and is known for her ability to pull elements from cuisines around the world that will pair well with her favorite libations.
1st Reel Entertainment is always looking to for great crew members and interns for our projects. Employment is usually based on a project by project basis. Internships are for school credit only and usually last as long as is needed to fulfill school requirements.