As an independent producer, Marian teams with her husband Director/Writer/Cinematographer Michael Hofstein to create movies for the U.S. and European market. Their political thriller L’Engagement 1.0 is playing in French theaters, they are in post production on the French/American co-production Killing Uncle Roman, and are in development on The Assignment 2.0.
As a professional Hollywood stunt woman and stunt coordinator, Marian has performed stunts on many of the top grossing movies: Mockingjay 2, Catching Fire, Anchorman 2, Reservoir Dogs, Terminator, Basic Instinct, Pearl Harbor, Batman Returns, The Nutty Professor, and many more.
Writer/Producer/Director of Photography
Michael Hofstein has worked as a producer, director, and cinematographer for over 35 years in Hollywood and internationally in China, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Switzerland, and France. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America, The Cinematographers Guild, and the former North American President of the AFPF – Association Française des Producteurs de Films. A few of his feature film credits include: Director of Photography on The Learning Curve (2001), Ice Planet (Ger 2002), Le Septieme Mensonge (Fr 2005), L’Engagement 1.0 (Fr 2015), and Killing Uncle Roman (currently in post production). He was instrumental in photographing the Visual Efx for: Bram Stoker’s Dracula directed by Francis Coppola, Rush Hour directed by Brett Ratner, and The Mask of Zorro directed by Martin Campbell.
Television credits include: They Came From Outer Space, Mork and Mindy, Laverne and Shirley, Happy Days, Nine to Five, Rhoda, and M.A.S.H. (including the most widely watched television show in history, the final 2-hour episode of M.A.S.H.). Other series include: Star Trek-Voyager, The Fall Guy, The Paper Chase, The A- Team and many other series filmed during the 1980s.
David is currently Vice-President of ASIFA-Hollywood, the International Animated Society that has its roots in France. He is one of the organizers for The Annie Awards, animation’s highest honor. David is a digital producer at Twentieth Television, where he creates digital content for social media platforms, which includes the company’s YouTube channel and other digital outlets. He was previously at ABC Studios and was involved with shows like Desperate Housewives, LOST, Alias, Grey’s Anatomy, Commander in Chief, Scrubs, Private Practice, According to Jim and Jimmy Kimmel Live, as well as television miniseries like Muppets’ Wizard of Oz and Stephen King’s Kingdom Hospital.
Stéphane Guenin practiced entertainment law for 6 years (2000-2006) in parallel with running his film company, JDM productions and his position of President for a French producers’ union (AFPF).
Stéphane’s foray into directing began with one episode of the TV series Clue, followed by a couple of documentary shorts and 4 short films, Fer 5, Gun!, Janus, and Stigmatize (2009 Clermont Ferrand FF, 2009 Berlin Kurtz FF) and his first feature film, The 7th Lie (2003 Savannah IFF, 2004 Sarlat FF, 2004 Films de Quartier in Dakar, 2005 Paris FF). He then completed his second feature Trio Solstice (direct to DVD, VOD), followed by two shorts Mission: Apo11o and (Little) Red Riding Hood. Both have travelled around the world, being viewed at nearly 200 film festivals.
Stéphane is currently completing the post production for his third feature, the psycho-sexual thriller Killing Uncle Roman.