Team

JEFF SOLEMA
Producer 
Former VP of Magic Elevator LLC and one of the Producer’s of its ventures. He helped managed Magic Elevator’s International Sales and Marketing Department at most major film markets such as Hong Kong Film Market, Cannes Film Market, AFM, EFM, and MIPTV. Former founder and director of Filipino International Film Festival L.A. Producer of over 20 feature films and worked on numerous films in LA as UPM and Production Supervisor. His films have been distributed in almost 30 countries around the world. He started GEM (Go East Media) with Samantha Machado to work on bigger budget films and developing series for streaming platforms.  IMDB

Email: jsolema@goeastmedia.com


SAMANTHA MACHADO
Producer 
Samantha is originally from Phoenix, AZ and moved to Los Angeles over 3 years ago to pursue a career in the film industry where she’s been doing a lot of production work on shows such as Showtime’s – “The Jim Rome Show”, MTV’s – “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory”, Spike’s – “Lip Sync Battle”, Fox’s – “World’s Funniest” and a handful of indie films starting out as Production Assistant, 2nd AD, Production Coordinator and Producer. She’s also pursuing an acting career on top of being a talented musician, singer, and songwriter. Samantha is also the Program Director of the Accelerator Program for the South Eastern European Film Festival in Los Angeles.

RENATA METTEY
Head of Development & Acquisitions
Renata is an L.A. native and aspiring screenwriter who has a passion for film production. She has a B.A. in Multimedia Production from California State University Northridge and has worked on multiple films as a production assistant. During her studies, she specialized in film editing, television production and coding for websites and virtual reality games. Mettey is in charge of finding scripts with a budget range of $1M-$5M for Go East Media. She will also be pursuing completed finished films who are searching for sales agents and or film market presence.