Writing Team

 

DEB LONGUA-ZAMERO is a multi-talented Creative.

 

As the purple-headed Producer, Content Creator and Founding Partner of Hot Mamas Productions, Deb's expertise lies in creating fun and quirky children's television shows, often with a concealed educational component for young audiences as well as unconditional human-interest stories for "children"​ of all ages.

 

Deb's children's content includes: Luca the Koukla and the Poopie Diaries, Science Rocks, P-F-F (Penguin Friends Forever), Sea Otter in the Bathtub, Wild Adventures of the Woodland Friends, Rock Star Rescuers, and Milkshake to name a few. Deb is a Producer on the award-winning SPLIT- The Series, and several reality shows in development including: The Ronnie & Eddie Show, Metro Makeover, Valley Dolls, PunchList, Life After Oprah, Mompreneurs, Playground Wars, The Handler, The Ultimate Hero among others.

 

Deb got her start in the entertainment industry when she took on the role of Art Director on the critically acclaimed Ubuntu's Wounds, which eventually led to a successful career as Art Director and Production Designer on many Film and TV projects ranging from independent films featured on HBO to comedic features distributed by Warner Brothers.

 

Deb resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Nathan Zamero, and their daughter, Luca, who inspires Deb to funnel her creativity in quality programming for children.

 

 

JENNIFER HAMBURG

Jennifer is a children's television writer and story editor whose work can be seen on Disney Junior, Nick Jr. and PBS. Shows include Super Why!, Little Einsteins, Jack’s Big Music Show, Blues Clues, and Between the Lions, for which she received (2) Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series. Upcoming series include The Happy Hugglemonsters (Disney Jr.) and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (PBS). 

 

Her picture book A Moose that Says Moo (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux) was recently released for publication.

 

Jennifer holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from Columbia University’s Teachers College, where she studied children’s creative and cognitive development. She lives in Houston with her husband Jeremy and her children Mathis, and Hazel. Both offer honest and mostly unsolicited feedback about her work.

 

 

ERIC STEVEN STAHL

Eric obtained his training in film and television from the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. His directorial credits include over 60 award-winning national television spots, including the first digital stereo commercial ever broadcast, (Clio Winner, Chevrolet Cavalier for General Motors) as well as several special venue large format films. 

 

In addition to his work in the advertising arena, Mr. Stahl’s feature writing credits include co-authoring two projects for Disney and Touchstone; SEMI-PRO and CARDIAC EXPRESS, and either writing or collaborating on more than a dozen feature or TV projects, including 2000, a science fiction epic for Showtime Original Pictures, the Biopic BEATING THE ODDS, and SAFE HOUSE starring Patrick Stewart.

 

His feature film directorial debut, FINAL APPROACH, starring Hector Elizondo, James B. Sikking, Madolyn Smith Osborne and Kevin McCarthy was the world’s first all digital (DDD) sound film ever made and is the foundation for digital sound exhibition throughout the world as we know it today. 

 

The dramatic suspense thriller SAFE HOUSE, produced for Showtime and starring in addition to Patrick Stewart, Kimberly Williams and Hector Elizondo was Mr.Stahl’s second feature outing at the helm. The film was both critically acclaimed and a commercial success, winning its time slot for the premium cabler. His most recent directorial effort was the Warner Bros. Entertainment released comedy I SEE YOU.com starring Beau Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Hector Elizondo, a “biting” send-up on the world of the internet, reality TV and the instant celebrity culture we live in.

 

Mr. Stahl’s directing work has been recognized worldwide for its creative excellence, garnering a Clio, Lulu, a Gold Medal at the International Film and Television Festival of New York, and a Golden Halo Award from the Southern California Motion Picture Council.