Extraordinary Experience

Lava Lamp Films is a dynamic team of professionals with a passion for producing heartfelt movies that provide rewarding entertainment. Our combined experience provides the depth of knowledge that enables us to create engaging, high-quality and enjoyable films.

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James Meyer

Producer/Director - Board

James is an award-winning screenplay writer and film director for GemStone Media who began his career creating TV commercials for Wendy’s, Heinz & Kellogg’s and then producing documentaries in over 75 countries.

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John Cochran

Financial Accountability - Board

John has worked with Nationwide Insurance, Fiserv, and JPMorgan Chase and was accountable for corporate mainframe, storage and database engineering organizations of 50 plus members with budgets exceeding $25 million yearly.

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Adelynn Helms

Marketing

Adelynn oversees communications for GemStone Media. She is passionate about sharing life-changing and hope-bearing messages throughout the world.

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Jürg Hostettler

Advisor

Jürg Hostettler is Head of Communication at the prestigious ZHAW School of Management and Law in Zürich, Switzerland.

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David Dillon

Advisor

David is Co-Founder of Dillon Kane Group and a former Chief Technologist for Fortune 50 Financial and Capital Markets companies.

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Sara Meyer

Producer/Director

Sara is an award-winning producer for GemStone Media in Germany. From 2006 to the present, Sara and the GSM team have produced more than 60 videos and films, such as "The Kingdom" and "The Traveler" movies.

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Donald Leow

Board Member

Donald Leow is the founder of StoneTable Films and an internationally recognized, experienced and award-winning Film Producer and Director with over 35 years of experience. He has produced/directed acclaimed feature films, dramatic videos, and documentaries.

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Lisa Chapaitis

Administration

Lisa has worked 10 years as a hospital administrator and 20 years as a molecular biologist for DuPont. She has also studied film production at the NY Film Academy.

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Simone Strohmeier

Advisor

Simone is a sought-after chamber musician and gifted violin instructor. She performs regularly across Europe, in South Africa, Mauritius and Indonesia.

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Michele Dillon

Advisor

Michele Dillon is a trained spiritual director and pastoral counselor and is Director of Care and Counseling at an urban church in Chicago.

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Brian Kelley

Executive Producer - Board

Brian founded a distribution company in 1990 which has distributed 15,000+ titles into more than 30 countries. Brian also works as a film & TV producer with partners in the US, Kenya, Mexico, France, India, Germany and Norway.

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Liliana Olivera

Relations - Board

Liliana is the executive director of the Sabaoth Int’l. Christian Film Festival in Milan and the chairwoman of the CEVMA media association. In 2011 she founded an Italian non-profit to help schools, prisons & churches shed light on social issues.

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Prof. Dr. Samuel Pfeifer, M.D.

Advisor

Dr. Pfeifer is a Swiss physician, specialist, doctor and professor of psychiatry and psychotherapy. He is known through numerous books, articles and lectures.

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Henry Deneen

Advisor

Henry is a civil defense litigator with the Murphy & Grantland law firm and has become a leader in the field of emotional intelligence.