Atlanta-based Studio 11 Films, LLC is an independent producer and distributor of top quality film and web series projects.
Founded by Sharon Tomlinson, Studio 11 Films is the production company behind The 11Eleven11 Project™, the revolutionary and unique project that provides aspiring and emergent writers, directors, producers and editors the opportunity to create and produce 11 short films and/or 11 episodes of a television series.
Sharon M. Tomlinson, born and raised in Chicago, IL is the CEO and founder of Blueprint 4 Hollywood, ITS Marketing, Inc. and just recent Studio 11 Films – innovator, entrepreneur and catalyst, Tomlinson has set standards in the marketing industry throughout the United States, and abroad for the past twenty years, building relationships and developing resources.
Tomlinson has developed results driven marketing campaigns for organizations such as Anheuser Busch, Soft Sheen-Carson/L’Oreal, Harold Washington Commemorative Stamp Project, NAACP, UNCF, HBO Championship fights, PZI Jeans, Universal Music and Video Distribution, I’m Ready Productions and a host of celebrity clientele. Having worked in the music industry for over ten years, Tomlinson is well versed in brand equity and diverse marketing.
Tomlinson efforts earned her recognition for signature events such as Annual Celebrity Basketball Games for the City of Chicago for over five years, Exquisite Mansion networking socials, and themed events for corporate sponsors and clients.
Recently Tomlinson’s marketing skills landed her a new client, PZI Jeans, where she acted as Marketing Director and was responsible for bringing multi-talented actress and entrepreneur, and TV Show star LisaRaye to PZI Jeans launching the LISARAYE WHITE COLLECTION by PZI.
Sharon has been the go-to Event Marketing Consultant for HBO Championship Fights in Las Vegas. She worked as Tour Manager/Marketing Director for several National Touring Stage Plays that broke box office sales records from 2004-2008.
In October 2011 Tomlinson was promoted to National Market Manager for the Marketing Team of Anheuser Busch Beer Brands where she will be handling all sampling programs for 6 different markets and currently the 2013 NBA All-Star Good Initiative program.
Upon relocating to Atlanta, GA Tomlinson opened up Atlanta’s premiere Acting Studio – Blueprint Acting Studios fka Blueprint 4 Hollywood. In less than 3 years the studio has had much success of their actors booking major roles as series regulars on Television as well as feature films. Adding to the success of the acting studio, Tomlinson recently started Studio 11 Films where she will be producing a catalog of film projects partnering with 11 Industry Professionals.
As an innovator, Tomlinson is responsible for creating the “Y-Tie”, a patented necktie that requires no tying. This unique product earned Tomlinson the highly coveted 1998 award for “New Product of the Year” by the prestigious Apparel Industry Board, “National Small Business Entrepreneur” award, Madam C.J. Walker Spirit award and extensive recognition in national publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Black Enterprise and Essence Magazine.
Studio 11 Films is the new baby being born. Studio 11 Films will premiere the 11 Films on November 11, 2012 at the BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, GA. From there it’s off to the market. The 11 projects will be featured at key festivals throughout the country and slated to be turned into feature films for 2013/2014. The launch of the next 11Eleven11 Project begins in January 2013.