CHAOS a film company inc. is a Calgary based Independent Film Development and Production Company dedicated to creating intelligent and entertaining film and television productions for the Canadian and International markets. The company is currently looking to increase its corporate growth by developing new alliances and expanding its productions in the International Co-Treaty sector.
Carolyn McMaster is the Founder and President of CHAOS a film company inc. She oversees the production of CHAOS’ feature films and television programs. Carolyn’s corporate duties include overseeing the sales of in-house projects directly to domestic broadcasters and she works closely with foreign sales agents in the international marketplace. Additional responsibilities include the negotiation and implementation of the various development, financing, exploitation and recoupment arrangements for the company’s films, assessing scripts for films, TV movies and documentaries, providing feedback or recommendations in both development and productions phases and assisting and working with writers to polish their scripts.
An award-winning film, television, and multi-media producer well versed in all aspects of production, Carolyn has over 20 years of experience in the industry. She was a guest panelist at the Cleveland Film Festival Midwest Independent Filmmakers Conference and a guest panelist on Heritage Canada’s Inaugural Trade Routes training Event. Carolyn is also a member of the Alberta Motion Picture Industry Association and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, a recipient of an Emmy Award for her work at the Lillehammer Winter Olympics for CBS Sports, and is an active member of the Producers Guild of America.
Karen Newman is VP Production Operations at CHAOS a film company inc. and is responsible for planning, organizing, securing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of film project goals and objectives.
A former executive at the FOX studios in Los Angeles, and Show Partners LLC in Florida, Karen is a four time Emmy® Award winner and has served on the AWRT Board of Directors.
Karen’s experience includes location work in Russia, Kuwait, Australia, France, Norway, Cuba, Spain, Japan, England, Mexico, and throughout North America.