Archives: Team

Don Kempf

Don started Giant Screen Films with a mission to bring enriching and impactful theatrical experiences to audiences worldwide. As a former history teacher, Don’s decision to devote his career to educational documentary film production was a natural one. Over the past two decades, Giant Screen Films has produced and distributed an extensive catalog of some […]

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Andy Wood

Since joining GSF in 2006, Andy’s role has encompassed film production, international distribution, strategic planning, new ventures and business development – including the launch and executive management of GSF’s sister company, D3D Cinema. Prior to joining the company, Andy served as Director of Business Operations & Theaters at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia for seven years, where he […]

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Mark Katz

Industry veteran Mark Katz joined Giant Screen Films in 2015 to help strategically expand the company’s global film distribution and business development as well as contribute to the continuing expansion of the museum theater network through GSF’s sister company D3D Cinema. For over 30 years, Mark has released and distributed more diverse and original films than […]

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Derek Threinen

Derek is a 20-year veteran of the giant-screen film industry. He began his career in theater operations, managing international institutional joint-ventures for SimEx. He then built and operated the Simons IMAX Theater as theater director for IMAXCorporation at Boston’s New England Aquarium before joining National Geographic’s Cinema Ventures group, where he oversaw film marketing and outreach activities. More […]

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Domingo Escutia Muñoz

Based in Valencia, Spain, Domingo leads GSF’s film distribution in Europe. He is a longtime museum veteran, having worked in business administration for 13 years at Valencia’s distinguished City of Arts and Sciences museum and L’Hemisfèric, catering to over 3 million public and schools visitors. Managing a staff of 120 museum professionals, Domingo oversaw all programming, […]

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Deborah Raksany

After serving as a consultant for more than a year, Deborah became part of the GSF team in April of 2010. She works to develop relationships and initiatives that leverage the power of GSF’s productions, creating meaningful learning experiences, building brand value for sponsors and partners, and supporting the mission of museum exhibitors. She manages outreach campaigns and […]

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Rob Grzymala

Rob oversees many of the company’s day-to-day operational activities, including finance and accounting. Rob also has become increasingly involved on the production side of the company’s films. Rob graduated from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana with a degree in Finance.

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Kathy Kempf

Kathy oversees the company’s various financial activities as well as HR-related matters. She has a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

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Liliya Dzhorayeva

Liliya works closely with the distribution and operations team to support a portfolio of global theater clients by fulfilling their distribution and marketing needs. Prior to joining GSF, she was a Media Supervisor at Starcom MediaVest Group, where she analyzed marketing data, developed campaign strategies, and managed media plans that achieved brand’s marketing goals. Liliya graduated […]

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Tom Rooney

In addition to being a member of GSF’s film distribution team, Tom manages Birdly VR – GSF and D3D’s first foray into the field of virtual reality. Since joining GSF in 2011, Tom has served in various distribution and marketing related roles at the company, most recently as the Director of Marketing and Distribution. Tom graduated from the University of […]

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