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, The Talk in the Night (2016), which has been nominated and awarded by numerous festivals. Awards include Nominated Best Editing in a College Production for the 2016 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, Best Director for 2nd Place Film at the 2015 Ghostlight Creative 48hr Film Slam and Best Texas Filmmaker in the 2016 Texas Ultimate Shorts. 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 businesses, 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 the main sound designer and mixer for ZGN Productions. Skilled with both production and post-production sound, she has helped bring many short films for ZGN and the community to life. She's a Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominee for sound editing, and continues to study sound design and composition as she develops her art through working on various projects.