ABOUT BIG VISION CREATIVE, BIG VISION EMPTY WALLET, AND FOUNDERS DANI FAITH LEONARD & ALEX CIRILLO
Dani Faith Leonard and Alex Cirillo are producers and the Co-founders of Big Vision Empty Wallet, a film & media incubator, and Big Vision Creative, a development and production company. Founded in 2010, Big Vision Empty Wallet is a film and media incubator that produces programs that support creators and get projects made and seen. In October 2015, they launched the Kickstart Diversity Program for feature films, an incentive program designed to support film and TV projects with inclusive teams. Other incubator programs include the Creators Program for series and new media creators and a development program in Costa Rica. At development and production company Big Vision Creative, the founders produce feature films, develop series, and nurse their hangovers.
Current producing projects include narrative feature THE LIGHT OF THE MOON (AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER at SXSW ‘17), and environmental documentary POWER OF PEARL, currently in post production. SEE MORE PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION HERE. Kickstart Diversity project HOW TO TELL YOU’RE A DOUCHEBAG, co-produced by Cirillo, premiered at Sundance 2016 and sold to BET, AMC and Sundance Selects. In addition to film and TV, the Big Vision founders have produced over 300 interactive events and live productions. They have lead conversations about audience building, distribution, and creative collaboration at the Sundance Film Festival, Savannah Film Festival, aTVfest, SeriesFest, and the Downtown Las Vegas Project. In 2014-2015, they produced and hosted Big Vision Creatives, a live streamed show powered by ABC News.
Cirillo got her start at Washington Square Arts & Films where she produced TV pilots, commercials and digital content. While at WSF she also worked on feature films including JC Chandor’s MARGIN CALL and ALL IS LOST.
Dani is also a comedy creator and has a background in theatre. In 2016, her comedy work was featured in Esquire, Nylon, Refinery 29, Entertainment Weekly, and more.
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