EXECUTIVE TEAM

Lloyd Bryan Adams

Lloyd Bryan Adams, J.D. – CEO and Executive Producer

Represented by the Gersh Agency, Lloyd Bryan Adams has over 25+ years of experience as a television and film executive and is currently CEO and Executive Producer of Tenacity Pictures, LLC and Tenacity Entertainment, LLC. He is a multiple Telly Award recipient and his films have garnished accolades at many prestigious film festivals, including The Hollywood Film Festival. Lloyd spent his early years in Burbank, California, where he was surrounded by entertainment and entertainers. When he was a little older, his family moved to Laguna Beach, California, and that’s where his love for entertainment met action sports. He has managed to parlay his love for action sports, adventure and entertainment into a successful combination.

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Mike Dorsey

Michael Dorsey – Filmmaker and CCO

Mike Dorsey is a Filmmaker; he is a Producer / Director and Writer for Tenacity Pictures, LLC. As a filmmaker, Mike produced, directed and edited the feature documentary The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter with Tenacity Entertainment. The film retraces the footsteps of members of the Manson Family during their infamous summer of murder in 1969. The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter, and a second documentary from Dorsey on Hollywood history (Dearly Departed) are both distributed by Echo Bridge Entertainment. He is currently producing and directing a feature documentary about Allied airmen in Buchenwald titled Jump Into Hell, targeted for release in early 2011. Mike began his entertainment career in film and commercial production, working on feature films, series television, commercials and short films as a producer, writer, director and assistant director. Notable early projects included commercial productions for Pepsi, Budweiser and Ford, and programming for Fuel TV (working along the side of Lloyd Bryan Adams).


Jebb Dykstra

Jebb Dykstra – General Counsel and Co-Executive Producer

Jebb Dykstra is Tenacity’s General Counsel and C0-Executive Producer. Mr. Dykstra is foremost a successful businessman with a very successful Law Practice that focuses on Intellectual Property, Entertainment and the Technology sector. Jebb is a member of the California State Bar. Jebb Dykstra has been the managing shareholder of Technology Sector Law Corporation since 1998. He has represented many clients in the Internet, software, hardware, systems, internet and technology sector over his tenure. Mr. Dykstra has served as counsel to VC backed companies and also helped three companies go public. For Tenacity, Jebb takes the lead on legal affairs and investor relations.


Raja Collins

Raja Collins – Producer

Raja Collins is a Producing Partner with Lloyd Bryan Adams and Tenacity Pictures, LLC. Raja recently produced the feature film THE OUTSIDE with Tenacity Pictures and is in development with Tenacity Pictures to produce the feature film “Unbound” as well as numerous other features, including a romantic comedy, a horror film and a classic coming of age drama. Raja has produced three other films which include; Born Killers, Fast Lane, Random Acts of Violence and Delicate Instruments, four music videos for the groups Nynex and Trent, MEA and NERO. Raja’s film credits also include The Perfect Game and TV credits include him as a writers PA on the TV show The Pretender for 1999 and 2000. As an actor Raja is best known for his role playing the young Gary Sinise in The Championship Season and has acted on Power Rangers and at least 15 other indie films.


Cris Borgnine

Cris Borgnine – Producer

Born into show business on both sides of his family, Cris has literally grow up and been around the film and television industry his entire life. Having spent years watching his father Ernest Borgnine work, Cris became very interested in pursuing acting and film-making on his own. He found work as a stage hand while training as an actor at the Playhouse West under the tutelage of Sanford Misner, Jeff Goldblum & Robert Carnigie. After completing his training, Cris began to nab various staring & co-staring roles in films and television from Gone in 60 Seconds, The Single Guy, Days of Our Lives, Beaches, The Judds to Mike the bartender on Beverly Hills 90210. He was also featured in Mel Gibson’s blockbuster The Passion of the Christ. During this time, Cris realized his passion for filmmaking and producing. He feels fortunate to have been able to work in front as well as behind the camera, with experience as a lighting technician, grip, camera operator, cinematographer, director, actor and producer. He has over 100 hours of produced content and has worked alongside some of the best in the business including Frank Oz, Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, Mel Gibson and Doug Lyman. Cris is currently involved with several films, including his feature documentary directorial debut called PIPE: Surfing’s Most Infamous Wave and the much anticipated Shift of the Ages, a film about the Mayan culture and the year 2012.


Jonathon Barbato

Jonathon Barbato

Jonathon is a founding partner of Apricot Corporation and has over 20 years of experience in television distribution, cable programming and the monetization of entertainment through Internet and mobile sites. He has been a key player in bringing thousands of hours of entertainment to television, the Internet, VOD, wireless and other digital platforms. Before starting Apricot Corporation in 2005, Jonathon was a founding partner in Ripe Digital Entertainment. Ripe had launched three multiplatform networks: RipeTV, OctaneTV and Flow.tv. Each network was distributed to over 25 million cable homes, on the Internet and in mobile. He has held executive positions at Lorimar/Warner International TV; Genesis (now FOX); Sony International TV; and Head of Marketing at MGM TV Distribution before becoming head of marketing for STARZ movie channel and eventually Starz On Demand. Jonathon has been a guest speaker on many industry panels, including Digital Hollywood, CTAM, PROMAX BDA, Television Critics Assoc. and more. He is also the recipient of over 25 awards in the cable, broadcast and advertising strategy and design.


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