Walking Path Entertainment - The Producers
Playwright and Producer Bill Semans – Most recently Bill co-wrote the play Exit Strategy to critical acclaim in both Minneapolis and Los Angeles. He also co-produced, directed and wrote the feature film, Herman USA.In addition, Bill co-produced the award-winning World War II documentary series, The American Hero.
His production of Fighter Aces of World War II won the 1988 Military Video of the Year, and his Ladies Sing the Blues was nominated in 1989 as Best Long Form Music Video of the Year. Bill founded the Cricket Theater in Minneapolis and was its producing director for 13 years. He’s produced and staged over 100 productions. Under his tenure the theater was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Regional Theater.
Producer Chris Spencer – In addition to her work to bring A Brief Crack of Light to Broadway, Chris is an executive producer of the Department of One TV pilot. She’s also an investor in the Museum of Broadway and recently Ohio State Murders.
Previously, Chris ran Art Workshop International for 9 years and worked alongside award-winning artists and writers during a month-long workshop in Assisi, Italy. She’s also an oil painter, primarily of landscapes. Chris retired from Morgan Stanley as a Vice-President, Investments, and Certified Financial Planner. During her 27 years there, she also taught continuing education classes and wrote investment columns for local newspapers.
Chris is a partner in Trigance Press, which won Franklin and Midwest Book Awards and is compiling a collection of short stories. The University of Minnesota recently recognized Ms. Spencer as a notable alumnus for her achievements in the investment and artistic communities. A Minnesota native, she lives in Minneapolis and Bainbridge Island WA.
Producer Jeff Hohman – Jeff was Co-Producer of the feature film, Herman USA, which was released theatrically and had a successful run on domestic television as well being distributed worldwide in more than 30 countries. He’s also the Co-Producer of the World War II documentary series, The American Hero, recipient of eleven major national documentary film awards, including two Telly Awards as Best Documentary Film of the Year.
Prior to producing films, Jeff was a consultant to numerous video and publishing companies as well as being a literary agent and book packager. Previous to that, Jeff worked for B. Dalton Bookseller in numerous management capacities. Recently, in addition to working on the Civil War film project, No More Gallant a Deed, he has been consultant to several publishers and writers.