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See It Cinemas!

See It Cinemas! NC's 1st bi-lingual movie theater for the Hispanic/Latino demographic. 180K commitment by the city of W-S. STRONG ROI.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2011
  • Employees 30
  • Website seeitcinemas.com

Company Summary

See It Cinemas! shows films catering to the Hispanic/Latino culture. Films are shown in Spanish and English. SIC! will serve a need that has not been met, though this population is the fastest growing in the country. SIC! also shows second-run Hollywood movies for the general population and films by undiscovered/independent filmmakers, bringing in the avant-garde customers. SIC! works with film distributors and via individual contracts.

Team

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    Derrick Parker
    Founder/Owner

    Twenty-five years in the entertainment industry as an actor and filmmaker: stage, film, and television. BS - East Carolina University. MFA - University of San Diego/Old Globe Theatre. Experience as an associate professor and learned the business of running a theatre in the capacity of the assistant to the director of the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, SC.

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    Angelo Franceschina
    RUCA Coordinator

    Revitalizing Urban Commercial Areas Coordinator for the city of Winston Salem, allocating $186,000 to the development of See It Cinemas! President/CEO Rural Initiative Project, Inc.

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    Matt O'Brien
    Architect

    O'Brien Architecture; owner

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    Eliette Downs
    Communications Consultant

    Bi-lingual communications specialist.

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    Ed Craver, P.E.
    General Contractor

    IL Long Construction Company, Inc.

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    Matthew Willer
    Financial Consultant

    Bank of North Carolina; Vice President/ Commercial Relationship Manager

Advisors

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    Dan Johnson; Grace, Tisdale & Clifton, P.A.
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Chuck Kutschenreuter; Former Senior Financial Consultant; JFK Consulting Group, Inc.
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    City of Winston Salem: Revitalizing Urban Commercial Areas
    Unconfirmed