Dog and Rooster

Sheri Bryant


Sheri Bryant graduated from Stanford University and worked for The Walt Disney Company for three years as a financial analyst of Investments and Funding. She then joined Disney's Hollywood Pictures film division and began her career as an entertainment executive. At Hollywood Pictures, she oversaw the development process of a wide range of films, and brought in new material, directors and writers.

Sheri then served as Director of Development and Production for distribution and production company Image Organization, where she was involved in all aspects of production, from story inception through post production. During her tenure, the company made multiple films for CBS, HBO, Lifetime, and Artisan.

Sheri's most recent endeavors are for her company Dog & Rooster Productions, with partner Greg Aronowitz. Dog & Rooster is dedicated to producing engaging and commercial entertainment for all forms of media. Focused on creating and developing intellectual properties with limitless franchise potential, Dog & Rooster's current efforts encompass the film, television, and merchandising arenas. Under their umbrella, Sheri recently produced the family adventure film, "Labou" which was shot on location in New Orleans and won "Best of Fest" at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival, "Best Family Film" at Houston World Fest 2008, and B"est Feature "at the BAMKids Film Festival in NY. The film is distributed by MGM.

Sheri also served as Executive Producer on the Sci-Fi Channel thriller "Battle Planet" directed by Greg in 2008, as well as Discovery Channel's award winning feature film "Rain" starring Susan Dey and Scott Cooper. She also produced Lions Gate's "Arachnid" and the horror film "Boo" both of which aired on Sci-Fi Channel. Sheri also has served as a Consulting Producer to Lance Entertainment and Brainstorm Media (Little Men, Bridge to Terebithia), as well as Kismet Entertainment Group (Asylum, Dog Soldiers). She has also ventured into new media, producing Dog & Rooster's first webisodic series, the sci-fi comedy "Alien Ninja."

Sheri recently finished principal photography of the comedy "How To Make Love To a Woman." The film stars Josh Meyers (That 70's Show, Madtv), Krysten Ritter (27 Dresses, Confessions of a Shopaholic), Ian Somerhalder (Lost, Vampire Diaries), James Hong (Blade Runner, Big Trouble in Little China), and James Kyson Lee (Heroes). She is currently developing a wide range of projects for both film, television, and new media, and will next be producing the Christmas fantasy "Sugarplumm".

Sheri serves on the Board of Directors as Co-Vice President for the non-profit organization Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) promoting diversity in Entertainment, is a member of Stanford in Entertainment, and is a Trustee for the charitable Feigenbaum-Nii Foundation. She is also the recipient of the 2007 NATPE LATV Diversity Fellowship.

Greg Aronowitz

Over the past twenty years, Greg Aronowitz has honed his skills as a special effects artist and design specialist by contributing to over two hundred films and television projects. His visual sense and wide-ranging abilities have been called upon by every major studio, and have made him a valuable commodity in the independent circuit. Greg has collected a large library of techniques to suit any size budget, having worked in every arena from Steven Spielberg to Roger Corman. Most recent film credits include Memoirs of a Geisha, Disney's Haunted Mansion, Scooby Doo 2, Minority Report, A.I., Castaway, Saving Private Ryan, The X-Files, and Contact. Even on the largest of productions, Greg is often found wearing multiple hats; he has held almost every position on a film crew: From script supervisor to production designer, boom operator to sound design, gaffer to director of photography, producer to director.

In addition to feature films, Greg has turned his attention toward television. He Executive Produced, wrote and directed ABC's Power Rangers SPD on location in New Zealand, bringing to the small screen 38 episodes for the 2005-6 season. Greg's design company GAA, Inc. created, designed, and manufactured the creatures and props that were utilized throughout the season and later turned into multi-million dollar merchandising items. Under Greg's guidance, SPD became the highest rated season of the series' 15 year run.

Greg has penned a number of his own feature and television scripts, many of which were converted into comic books such as the popular "Blue" and "Alley Cat". He has sold the feature rights to "Alley Cat" to Mindfire Entertainment, and is developing "Blue" as a television series. Witnessing the major effect that licensing has on the blockbuster entertainment industry, Greg has created several successful merchandising companies including "Legends in 3 Dimensions" and "Action Toys". Through these entities, Greg has produced product for such major franchise licenses as Star Wars, Star Trek, Terminator, Spiderman and Marvel Comics and Walt Disney.

Currently Greg is focusing his efforts on writing and directing through his company Dog & Rooster Productions. His writing/directing debut "Labou" was shot in New Orleans and won "Best of Fest" at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival, "Best Family Film" at Houston World Fest 2008, and "Best Feature" at the BAMKids Film Festival in NY. The film is being distributed by MGM. Most recently, he wrote and directed the science fiction feature film "Battle Planet" starring Zack Ward, which aired on the Sci Fi Channel. Greg also has entered the new media world with a web series he wrote and directed, the sci-fi comedy "Alien Ninja." He also was an Executive Producer on the upcoming feature comedy, "How to Make Love to a Woman." Together with his producing partner Sheri Bryant, Greg is actively developing a diverse slate of projects for both television and feature films, and is ramping up to write, design, and direct his next family film, the Christmas epic "Sugarplumm".