Chief Executive Officer, Director, President
Shaun Donnelly is an entertainment industry veteran who has created, produced and directed television series for such networks as Starz, AMI, ITV, Playboy TV, UKTV and YouToo. As the head of Canada’s Mind Engine Entertainment, he has produced several feature films including the recently completed “Gone By Dawn”. He is also the CEO of the Lingerie Fighting Championships, Inc.
Prior to getting into TV and film, Mr. Donnelly worked in the advertising industry where he founded Stormedia Communications, an Edmonton-based ad agency that specialized in oil and gas clients. It operated successfully for more than 10 years before his television duties became too much to do both. He also published the literary digest Writer’s Block Magazine for 7 years and has worked as a writer and columnist for numerous magazines and newspapers.
Mr. Donnelly attended Grant MacEwan University where he earned diplomas in Advertising & Public Relations and Audio Visual Communications.
Chief Financial Officer
Terry Butler is a serial entrepreneur with over twenty five years of business experience that ranges across many industries. He has successfully raised capital from angel investors, corporate investors and venture capital firms. Two of his startup companies were successfully sold. StemSource Inc. was acquired by Cytori Therapeutics (CYTX) and eTapestry was subsequently purchased by Blackbaud (BLKB). He has also served as a Vice President of the Equity Division at PaineWebber and was a Senior Accountant at KPMG in the Private Business Consulting Group.
Mr. Butler earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. His undergraduate degree in accounting is from Indiana University and he is a non-practicing CPA. His academic background includes being selected as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, plus full-time teaching positions at Harvard University, Indiana University, and the International School of Management.