Production Team

Our strong creative management team consists of successful entertainment professionals who excel in their areas of expertise and continually thrive to meet or exceed expectations. Their shared vision and passion for the development and production of profitable motion pictures is the foundation for each project.

Each team member is hired on an as needed basis and not kept “on staff.” We feel that bringing in the right people, for the right job, at the right time is important.

GERALD G. HENDERSON – Writer/Producer
Owner of Mary Alice Entertainment - Has written the first 18 original screenplays for the company. The genres ranges from Action Adventure and Animation, to Comedy, to wonderfully crafted ensemble Dramas.

Mary Alice Entertainment is Henderson's creation. The company focus is to build to create and produce original content for film and television. Screenwriter, Henderson, is dedicated to writing well-crafted, story-driven screenplays with an emphasis on strong dialogue. The 18 original screenplays are the foundation for the exclusive Mary Alice film slate, brand, and IP library.  The first film from the slate is the comedy, 'Section Eight!'

DOUG SCHWARTZ  – Producer/Director
Douglas Schwartz is an accomplished movie screenwriter and TV series creator. He is most famous for creating co-producing, and writing The Wizard (TV series), as well as creating and writing and directing Baywatch a show which exceeded a global audience of 1 billion people.  He also developed Sheena, based on the comic book of the same name.

In 2015, he produced the movie, 'Soul Surfer' for $15 million and grossed over $169 million worldwide. Currently shooting the $90 million feature film, 'Baywatch: The Movie”.

JEROME ZEITMAN – Executive Producer
Jerome “Jerry,” Zeitman, a native of Los Angeles, started his entertainment career at the tender age of 17, two weeks after graduating from Fairfax High School. He began his career in the mail room at the world's largest theatrical agency, MCA. At twenty, Jerry was moved by MCA Chairman, Lew Wasserman to television and represented George Burns and Gracie Allen, as well as, covering CBS.

Zeitman went on to represent many of Hollywood's most successful Producers such as, David Wolper (Roots), Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin (All in the Family, The Jeffersons), Danny Arnold (Barney Miller), and Aaron Spelling (Charlie's Angels), Hanna Barbara, and director Ron Howard (Zeitman is also an accomplished producer having done Passenger 57 and Three-Thousand Miles to Graceland,The Hurricane, and Wyatt Earp.

BRENDAN CUNNINGHAM – Executive Producer – V.P. Head of Development
Brendan is an original member of Mary Alice Entertainment. He brings valuable skills as an administrator and will lead the Development of all future movies on the film slate and TV projects.

RICO CABRERA II – V.P. of Digital & Production
Rico is an accomplished entrepreneur and digital strategist with over 33+ years of experience developing, designing, and managing digital media and digital content for audiences all over the world. His vast knowledge of digital media and its contemporary uses are valuable assets to Mary Alice Entertainment.