About DanaKay

  • Industry FilmMediaTelevision
  • Sector DevelopmentOriginal ContentSeries Development
  • Preferred Job Title CCO (Chief Creative Officer)EntrepreneurHead of ProductionProducerVice President
  • Companies Avex International Inc, Fourth Agreement Entertainment

Summary

Dana is a multi-faceted producer with vast experience in film and television. She is the founder of Fourth Agreement Entertainment and has worked with all levels of talent from Oscar-winning Directors, Writers, Producers and Actors to first-timers.

Formerly the Head of Media for Avex International, Dana concentrated on developing new and unique voices in entertainment and was responsible for overseeing a challenging slate of projects including the Broadway productions of John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons and Bryan Adams’ scored Pretty Woman, The Musical. In development, Dana is working with Jessica Chastain as the Executive Producer of ANGELS – the hidden history of women in combat during WWII, as well as David Gerrold’s epic sci-fi series THE WAR AGAINST THE CHTORR.

Before joining Avex, she produced such diverse projects from HBO’s pilot episode BOARDWALK EMPIRE to their acclaimed series THE WIRE and NBC’s SMASH.
Dana was one of the producers with Doug Liman of the first major scripted series designed specifically for 360-degree virtual reality, INVISIBLE.

Currently, she is producing the documentary film, THE LAST DIVA, featuring the global icon of Afro Cuban music, Omara Portuondo (the last surviving vocalist and sole female of the Buena Vista Social Club).
Dana sits on the Producers Council of the Producers Guild of America and is a member NY Women in Film and Television and the Directors Guild of America. She is on the advisory board of the Writers Guild of America East and Hollywood International Film Academy in Beijing, China.