WHO WE ARE
Director of Production & Operations
Lysandra hails from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. She attended Hampshire College in Massachusetts, graduating with a degree in creative writing. After graduation, she produced, directed and edited a documentary - "Thunder at a Playhouse" - which premiered in Virginia in 2006. She moved to Los Angeles in 2007 to pursue a career in film. From 2008-2009, she worked on the video team at Laura Ziskin's fledgling initiative, Stand Up to Cancer. As a member of Monday Night Writers Group in Hollywood, she wrote more than ten feature-length screenplays, as well as writing and directing Deep Structure's second feature film ("Bell Canyon"), two short films and a web series ("Conversations in Cars"), and producing Deep Structure's first feature narrative film. See her IMDb page here.
Director of Marketing & Project Development
Zan holds an MFA in Film and Electronic Media from American University, and his thesis film won CILECT North America's award for Best Fiction Film in 2019. He was one of twelve screenwriters selected for a mentorship in The Writers Store's Industry Insider contest in 2011, and was a semi-finalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship in 2016. As an independent filmmaker, he has written, directed and produced more than a dozen short films and music videos. He was the director of photography on Deep Structure's first two features. See more here.
Director of Client Development & Education
Zach was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN, and attended Columbia College in Chicago, graduating with a degree in acting in 2003. He spent the next several years in Chicago working as an actor and musician. In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles, where he joined Monday Night Writers Group and added screenwriting to his resume of talents. He has released two albums as a singer/songwriter, and, with his wife Lysandra producing, starred in four music videos for his songs. In 2014, Zach wrote and directed Deep Structure's first feature-length film, "Bobbi & Gill" (working title "Breaking Glass"). See his complete IMDb page here.