Michael Breault is LPI’s Vice President of Creative. He is an MFA graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a member of the Writers Guild of America. Before coming to LPI, Michael was the Associate Artistic Director at Circle-in-the-Square on Broadway. He has garnered many awards including the coveted George Foster Peabody Award for his work as a producer and writer on the ABC/20th Century Fox series Nothing Sacred. He has written numerous projects for LPI including Hidden Treasures of the Jesuits, The Real Deal, and a pilot episode for the TV series Mercy Adjacent.


Rev. Edward (Eddie) J. Siebert, S.J. is a Jesuit priest with degrees in Theology (M.Div., JSTB), Education (M.A., USF), and Film Production (M.F.A., LMU) . He is the Founder and President of Loyola Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles, California where he has actively produced films and documentaries for fifteen years and for which he has received numerous awards. He is the Chaplain and a board member of CIMA, Catholics in Media Associates, which recognizes contemporary film and television productions that help us better understand what it is to be part of the human family. Eddie is also on the part-time faculty for the school of film and television at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.


Michael began his career at New Line Cinema in the development and marketing departments, working on such films as The Lord of The Rings, Shoot ‘Em Up and After The Sunset. Wanting to work on faith-based projects, Michael joined Paulist Productions and served as the Production and Marketing Coordinator on their award-winning documentary The Big Question: A Film About Forgiveness. He then went on to become the Director of The Humanitas Prize, which annually awards over 100K to screenwriters who, with their work, “affirm the dignity of the human person.” Michael also assisted with the creation of Humanitas Productions and served as their Director of Development. In the fall of 2011 Michael joined Loyola Productions as a Producer, working on the short film Marty’s Call and the Lenten web series 40. Michael is the founder of Our Lady Prays and Our Praybook, a website and social network devoted to spreading the messages of Medjugorje and prayer. A native of New Mexico, Michael is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of California State University, Los Angeles where he earned a B.A. with an emphasis in Film, Radio & Television.


LPI Producer and Project Manager Kathleen Kelly earned her M.F.A. in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University, where she received the Samuel Z. Arkoff Filmmaking Award for Excellence. She brings to LPI a background that includes work in narrative and documentary film production, commercial production, public radio program production, and corporate client service management. Kathleen produced the Telly-Award winning programs “Righting the Wrong,” about restorative justice and the juvenile justice system, and “Jesuits in Eastern Africa,” both for LPI. She was also LPI’s lead producer and creative for the “Believe It!” media campaign, promoting inner-city Catholic education in Los Angeles, and is the Writer/Producer of the soon to be released short narrative Marty’s Call.


Shannon is a Los Angeles based cinematographer lensing narrative, commercial and documentary projects with the unfailing ability to engage, inspire and entertain an audience. Evidence to this, Shannon earned the prestigious ASC Heritage Award from the American Society of Cinematographers in February 2010, recognizing the film, In Memoriam, for its outstanding achievement in cinematography. His knack for creating powerful yet naturalistic imagery is inspired from the aesthetic power of the world around him and his experiences within. Shannon’s clients include O’neil, OWN, Sandwich Video, Twentieth Century Fox Worldwide, Moxie Interactive, IFC, Film Independent, Hotter in Hollywood, Oprah, Ford Motors, Team Detroit International, SEWcreative, Dominos, CP+B, 3MC, Rank+File, G4TV, Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, Andi Loor Redigering, Remmington, Shop PR, Amphibian, Kennis Music, Mango, and Hunter&Gatti.


David Zaleski is a cartoonist and animator who currently lives in Los Angeles, California. In 2011, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film & Television Production from Loyola Marymount University, where he was the Cartoon Editor and Editorial Cartoonist of the Los Angeles Loyolan Newspaper. David is the winner of the 2010 Columbia Scholastic Press Award for best comic cartoons in college newspapers, as well as a finalist for the 2010 Charles M. Schulz National Journalism Award. In his free time, David enjoys drawing political animated short films, illustrating books and reading Calvin & Hobbes.


Tangier Clarke is a Los Angeles-based motion picture editor and information technology consultant. He started his editorial career in 2001 at motion graphics firm Montgomery & Co. Creative, and is now both a senior editor at Loyola Productions, Inc. and a freelance motion picture editor. Tangier has done work for NBC, PAX, and FX networks, and has been featured in the online newsletter Edit Well. His most recent credits include The Real Deal, Who Cares about the Saints?, the award winning short film The State of Grace, and the theatrically released feature film A Good Day to be Black and Sexy. Prior to the start of his editorial career, Tangier studied computer science and film at U.C. Berkeley, earning a B.A. degree, and television production at Loyola Marymount University earning an MFA. He leverages his formal training for production technical support, post-production supervising, web-series production, and digital asset management and delivery. Tangier finds fulfillment in his prowess to learn, telling dramatic stories, and being a supportive husband and father.


Jim Schaefer is a recent graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s Recording Arts program, graduating with honors after four years of Dean’s List standing. While at LMU, he was active in both the film school and Campus Ministry programs. Jim currently manages the digitization and restoration of the Peabody award-winning “Kaleidoscope” radio program for LPI, where he also serves as in-house audio editor and technician. His newest endeavor with LPI is co-producing the Ignatian News Network (INN), a web-based series covering U.S. Jesuit apostolates and their work in the world. In spare moments, he continues to pursue his first loves of playing piano and figuring out all things technological!