Production Designer, Franklin Prather, strongly believes by working hard and caring about what he does serves as inspiration and motivation for creative collaboration. Franklin graduated from Full Sail University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Film. During this time he met Ronald Diltz II as a fellow graduate. In 2013 Franklin had the opportunity to work on a few film productions.
He was granted the role of Script Supervisor for Bullet of Madness, Wicked Tumor Productions. He was also Location Scout for the Real Rob Show, Real Rob LLC Productions in 2014. During this year he also went on to claim the Web Graphic Designer Manager, of Winter Haven Budokai. During this year, he was presented with the opportunity to work with Ronald Diltz II Productions on the their film, The Donor. On this film he played the role of Set Decorator and Grip. From here he went on to take on the role of Production Designer for Ronald Diltz II’s new film, Fallen Fruit, produced in 2015. Franklin looks forward to growing with Ronald Diltz II Productions and all their future productions.
Art Director, Jennifer East, is a seasoned professional who works quickly, has a strong work ethic and stays current with trends. Experienced with acting, writing, creating and on-set art direction, so she knows, understands, and always strives for high quality and attention to detail with any project. She has held the position of Creative Director for various companies such as Bellevue College, Amerec and both American Gentleman and ACT Magazine. She was the Creative (graphic design, animation and illustration support) for United Space Alliance (USA) for the Aries IX Rocket and Space Shuttle program, just to name a few, and has worked with a multitude of clients over the past 20 years.
She lived and worked in Los Angeles, CA, both in front of and behind the camera, on every backlot from Universal to Sony. She is a noted visionary and proficient in conceptual design, full scale design, graphic design, illustration, photography (including photo editing), web design and social media promotions. She is passionate about being current with technology, learning about nutrition, living a healthy lifestyle and helping others live the best life they can. She knows what it means to be a team player and knows that no job is too small for 100% effort.
Wardrobe Supervisor, Meloney Rodriguez, was born and raised in Hartford, CT. Her family moved to Orlando, FL when she was 10 years old. She always had an interest in fashion from a young age. This interest inspired her to attend the International Academy of Design & Technology for a Bachelors Degree in Fashion Design & Merchandising.
Prior to graduating with a Bachelors Degree, Meloney became a retail manager and personal stylist for Guess by Marciano and private clients. She has had the wonderful pleasure styling celebrities for formal and informal events.
Meloney’s greatest honor is to be the Wardrobe Supervisor for Ronald Diltz II Productions. So far she has worked on Diltz’s films, Fallen Fruit and Painted Black. She learned so much from these experiences and understands how important her role is in this position. She feels clothing can evoke so many emotions. She is grateful to be a part of this team and looks forward to many more projects to come!
Makeup Artist and Licensed Esthetician, Mauria Smith, has always had a great passion for skincare and the art of makeup. She has worked nearly ten years in the makeup and beauty industry. Her experience includes facilitating makeup technique classes around the country and internationally. She has also worked on a countless number of weddings, fashion shows, photo shoots, television shows, films, and hair shows. Some of her greatest accomplishments include working on special events for companies such a CHI Farouk Systems. Her great attention paid to detail and high level of professionalism has continuously been key in having a solid clientele that continuously grows.
Approximately five years into her career, Mauria Smith Artistry, The Power of Color and Makeup Talk Tuesday, were launched solely by her and have even been featured in a several blogs and magazines. She continues to strive for absolute excellence with every project she takes on in the makeup and beauty industry.