Myles NestelCo-Founder and Partner - The Solution
Myles has successfully originated over $1 billion in financing for over 200 film and television projects during the course of his career and has previously been a partner in, worked for and/or had funding relationships with some of the largest international financial institutions in the world focused on film finance including: National Westminster Bank plc, Aon, CNA, Coutts & Co. and Shinsei Bank.
Lisa WilsonCo-Founder and Partner - The Solution
Lisa is a veteran of almost forty years in international distribution and during her career has handled titles such as the Academy Award® winner CRASH, HUGO, THE TOURIST, and ARBITRAGE. She is presently on the board of IFTA serving her third term, and is a frequent guest speaker on various instructional panels, including most recently, Women in Film and UCLA. She is also a current member of BAFTA LA.
Craig ChapmanCo-Founder and Partner - The Solution
Craig was born and raised in the state of Maine and lived there until he graduated from the University of Maine in 1998. After coming to Los Angeles, he established himself as a producer and helped to launch Siren Studios, a highly respected studio and production services company. Siren, based on a 3.2 acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, owns and maintains numerous studio facilities throughout the area.
Malee NerenhausenVice President of International Distribution
Malee works with international distributors to help facilitate film production financing for the various projects on Solution’s slate by drafting, negotiating and overseeing all international contracts. Previously, Malee also oversaw physical production and production film financing for Yari Film Group, the company that produced and financed many films including Academy Award winner “Crash”. She facilitated the closing of multi-million dollar production loans and has worked with many of the leading entertainment banks including Comerica Bank, Union Bank and Bank of Ireland and the two premiere bond companies Film Finances and International Film Guarantors. Prior to joining Yari Film Group she was a contract specialist in the entertainment division of leading entertainment law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP known primarily for transactional film financing for many feature films.
Joshua DeitellVP International Sales & Acquisitions
As a sort of Swiss Army knife, Josh handles an ever-changing variety of tasks for the company including foreign sales for Eastern Europe and Asia, extensive script work, market arrangements and setup, film/promo editing notes and music supervision, script and talent database management, tech support, and graphic design. Prior to joining The Solution, he worked as a hockey scout based out of Boston, MA. He received his BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has missed the weather there ever since.