A Company that delivers premier
content in Film, Music,Television and Theatrical.
Appreciated Media is a publicly traded, multi-faceted entertainment company based in Vancouver(TSXV: AMH) (OTCQB: WDRFF). The Appreciated Media team is extremely
well-versed in a variety of entertainment delivery platforms and is fast becoming a global top tier entertainment company.
Film
The Appreciated Media team is extremely well-versed in a variety of entertainment.
Music
The Appreciated Media team is extremely well-versed in a variety of entertainment.
Television
The Appreciated Media team is extremely well-versed in a variety of entertainment.
Theatrical
The Appreciated Media team is extremely well-versed in a variety of entertainment.
Our Team
Stephen Brown
President/CEO
Hailing from a predominantly Music background and the founder of a successful Independent Record label in the 90's,Stephen went on to form a ground breaking streaming video company called Vidnet with the vision that the Internet would eventually have a major position in the Music and Film distribution market. Vidnet became one of the top entertainment sites on the web, streaming over 5 million videos monthly and providing content to such companies as British Telecom, Microsoft, Disney, Lycos, Alta Vista and many more, along with industry alliances such as entertainment giants, Sony Music, Warner Bros and EMI Capital. Vidnet had one of the world's largest collection of music videos online. Stephen built the company from 5 to over 100 employees; and also took the company public on the NASDAQ, reaching a market cap of over $500M.
E: sb@appreciatedmedia.com
tel: 604.638.4890 Ext: 101
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Mark Groenwald
CFO
Mr. Groenewald is an experienced financial officer and holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree from the University of South Africa. Mr. Groenewald currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of International Zeolite Corp. and has held a number of executive positions with both private and public companies.
E: mark@appreciatedmedia.com
tel: 604.638.4890
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Kirk Shaw
PRODUCER / EXECUTIVe
Kirk Shaw having produced 240 films has a proven and innovative approach to financing and packaging television and film content around the world. In an industry often more interested in the bottom line than artistic merit, Kirk is equally proud that his producer resume illustrates a strong creative balance between strictly commercial films and more meaningful artistic film endeavors that can also turn a profit.In 2009 Kirk stepped away from a production emphasis to begin actively packaging and finance co-productions. Kirk was now free to integrate years of practical producer acumen with his financing and film-packaging strengths to develop a successful new model based on low-risk international co-production opportunities. Supported by a $25 million investment fund, in 2014, Shaw's total aggregate production budgets exceeded $70 million while shooting films all over the world. Kirk packaged and green-lit 20 movies that year, including "Drive Hard" with John Cusack and Thomas Jane shot in Australia, "Pound of Flesh" with the Muscles from Brussels, Jean Claude Van Damme shot in China, as well as the best-selling novel adaptation, "The Town That Came A-Courtin'" featuring Valerie Harper.

In September 2017, Kirk Shaw embraced a new film-making adventure by forming the publicly traded company, Wonderfilm, as a founding producer, Wonderfilm had a $60 million slate of production in place for 2018 with one of the first films under this new venture being Moose, with John Travolta, followed by Nicolas Cage in Primal, going to camera in Puerto Rico.

Kirk has worked with all the major studios over his 30 year career, contributed his creative and financing talents to the Oscar winning, The Hurt Locker and worked with many notable stars such as Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kim Basinger, John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Jean Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone.

Kirk began producing television films and series in the mid-90s, incrementally building his company, Insight Film Studios, into Canada's largest independent production house. Between 2005 and 2008, Kirk's annual production budgets reached $200 million. Among Kirk's leading television productions at the time were the Lifetime series "Blood Ties" and the SyFy series "Painkiller Jane." Kirk's feature films included, "When A Man Falls" staring Timothy Hutton and Sharon Stone and "Battle in Seattle" directed by Stuart Townsend and "Personal Effects" starring Ashton Kutcher.

Kirk continues to produce, package and finance films for Appreciated Media and play an integral role in the companies future.
E: kirk@appreciatedmedia.com
tel: 604.638.4890  Ext: 102
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Doug Magallon
PRODUCER / EXECUTIVe
Doug Magallon is a veteran Television, Commercial and Film Producer/Director who, until recently, was a co-founder of one of the longest standing production companies in Los Angeles. Doug had also received tremendous critical acclaim and recognition in the form of awards, including 4 New York Film Festival Awards, 5 Clio Awards, 15 Belding Awards, 8 Telly Awards, 10 American Advertising Awards (including Best of Show), 1 Platinum Aurora Award (Best of Show), 4 Worldfest awards, 3 Prism Awards and numerous for LA and NY Art Director.Doug has now joined the Appreciated Media team as both a Producer and Board Member.
E: doug@appreciatedmedia.com
tel: 604.638.4890 Ext: 109
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Alberto Marenco
Creative Director
Before Alberto attended USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, where he got his MFA in film and television production in 2013, Alberto was already a known and sought-after music video director and producer. Since 2009, Alberto has worked independently as either producer, director, or cinematographer on projects ranging from feature length films, including his directorial debut: ‘AVIATOR’ to shorts and advertisements. His most extensive body of work however remains in the music video field. Alberto has continued working with numerous local artists and has directed several music videos garnering millions of online views, as well as playing on national and regional television stations such as MTV Latin America, HTV, and Mucha Musica.
E: alberto@appreciatedmedia.com
tel: 604.638.4890  Ext: 107
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