Defining a new generation of filmmakers.






Chris Hanna


Chris Hanna is the CEO and founder of ZGN Productions, the forefront of the company. Chris has been active and successful in the festival circuit with his latest film, Pitch Black (2017); which has been nominated and awarded by numarous festivals. Awards include Best Editing in a College Production for the 2017 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. Chris is now releasing two new projects into festivals, "The Truth of the Sun" and the documentary short film, "A Family". In the meantime, his focus is on creating thrilling and powerful productions in short films, promotional work for burinesses, and any projects ZGN Productions is hired to complete.





Rebecca Garcia


Rebecca Garcia is the producer, Human Resources coordinator, and an executive producer for ZGN Productions. She has funded and worked on ZGN films since the founding of the company such as the award-winning short film The Talk in the Night, in which she acted and produced. Rebecca is focused on helping ZGN Productions evolve into a well-known and profitable company. She is currently producing the latest ZGN Productions documentary short "A Family" and short film "The Truth of the Sun".





Matthew Paul Rodriguez


Matthew Paul Rodriguez is an executive producer for ZGN Productions, working for the company for over 3 years now. With his support, Matthew has helped produce many ZGN short films and documentaries, including Emmy-nominated short film "The Talk in the Night".





Christopher J. Ontiveros Jr.


Christopher J. Ontiveros Jr., also known as CJ, is an aspiring filmmaker and the most recent addition to the ZGN Productions team. Eager to learn more about the film industry, CJ has already worked on a number of ZGN's recent productions as camera assistant.





Nina Hedberg


Nina Hedberg is a sound designer and production sound mixer in El Paso, TX. She has worked on a number of short films and documentaries, most of which have been successful in the festival circuit. Currently, she is working alongside director Chris Hanna on “Now or Never”, a documentary about football star Tony Romo; she is also a producer, sound mixer and editor of the local Oklahoma PBS show “Art of a Cowboy”. Nina hopes to push the boundaries of what sound can do for film, bringing knowledge of the world of sound to the masses.