We are a new entertainment media company focused on developing feature film, TV and Broadway productions of commercial stories from the heart with social impact. It is our belief that movies, TV and theater change the conversation, and that conversation changes culture. This is our aim.
Development is co-led by Jameson Rich who comes from the worlds of advertising and music videos, where he co-wrote and co-directed work for companies such as Pepsi, Roc Nation, and Atlantic Records. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Wired, The Drift, The Atlantic, and Vox, and garnered him a 2021 residency at Yaddo. Having been born with a rare form of chronic heart disease, he is passionate and writes frequently about the experiences of illness and disability. He has also produced and edited film work for major nonprofits working in the areas of healthcare, reproductive justice, education, and community development. He is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
David Rich, president of the firm, co-leads development. He has a background in producing and directing award-winning global experiential marketing programs for Fortune 100 companies with such properties as the Olympic Games, PGA, and Formula 1, and with superstar entertainment acts such as Bruno Mars, Jon Bon Jovi, and Aerosmith. Across his industry roles as creative director, producer, and for twenty years, SVP of the strategy practice at George P. Johnson Experience Marketing, his methodologies have been applied to everything from single events for audiences of over 100,000 participants, to a single brand’s entire worldwide experiential marketing portfolio with an annual budget exceeding $200 million dollars. Prior to that work he represented activists, celebrity speakers, and entertainers for events, TV, and publishing.
Tami Rich leads business operations while also supporting project development. She has a management background in healthcare, spending more than a decade in HMO and teaching hospital accounting and finance departments. As budget and reimbursement director in a heavily unionized community hospital, she was on the labor relations negotiating team. Upon earning an MBA (Babson College), Tami transitioned into strategic quality improvement and organizational development, coaching leadership on strategic transformation. Additional experience includes medical practice management and as a change agent to improve patient safety and quality. She brings this broad perspective to Corstoria and her ongoing patient advocacy work on the national stage.