CO-FOUNDER CEO / CO-FOUNDER PRESIDENT
DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Angel Gracia is a Spanish-American director and producer with extensive experience in TV and online commercials. He serves as the President and co-founder of Creative Tank, a production company specializing in Film, TV, and content production. He was a partner at Ridley Scott & Associates.
Gracia, co-founder and CEO of Concrete Visions, is spearheading the development of Super Studios, a state-of-the-art high-end sound stage facility in Dallas, Texas.
In 2023, Angel produced and directed the George Lopez movie titled "How The Gringo Stole Xmas," co-starring Jack Kilmer and Emily Tosta, and initiated pre-production for the reality series "American Honey," both in collaboration with Lionsgate. Additionally, he is producing the film "Grayer," which stars Alex Pettyfer and Don Johnson, directed by Jesse V. Johnson. In 2022 Angel produced the movie King Of Killers, starring Frank Grillo and Stephen Dorf, also a Lionsgate release.
For over a decade, Angel was a partner, executive producer and director at Ridley Scott and Associates (RSA). His global advertising experience has garnered him numerous national and international awards, including several Cannes Festival honors.
Angel's debut feature, "From Prada To Nada," a Lionsgate film, secured two Alma Awards and two Imagen Awards, encompassing categories like Favorite Movie, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.
Romina “Romy” Peniche earned a degree in Graphic Design from Anahuac University in Mexico City. After college, she began an 8-year stint at Televisa Mex, where she created advertisements and promotions for its channels and TV shows. It wasn’t long before she dramatically increased her role to the position of Art Director, heading her own department of designers.
Romy then embarked upon a career as a Freelance Art Director and Copy Writer. She worked for numerous advertising agencies, including Leo Burnett, Ogilvy and McCan Erickson; creating content for brands like Coca Cola, Coors Light, Carta Blanca, Secret and IFE. By 2005, Romy’s creative progress led her to Los Angeles, where she maintained continued success, eventually joining “La Division” at Ridley Scott & Associates as an Art Director and producer for director Angel Gracia.
By 2010, Romy changed hats becoming an Associate Producer; and in a few short years, Executive Producer on a myriad of US and worldwide television commercials. Some notable projects included The Turkey Tourism starring Julianne Moore, The General Insurance with Shaquille O’Neal, and Schweppes with Hugh Laurie.
CO-FOUNDER / VICE PRESIDENT
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
PIERS ASHWORTH is a British born screenwriter, producer and director, educated at Oxford University where he received a major academic scholarship and graduated with a masters degree in modern history.
Piers wrote the successful British comedy St. Trinian’s trilogy of movies, starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Russell Brandt, which became the second highest grossing film in UK history, and his 2019 Fisherman’s Friends broke box office records.
He wrote Burke & Hare, a dark comedy directed by John Landis, starring Simon Pegg, Isla Fisher and Eva Green and in 2020 his movie Blithe Spirit starring Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher and Judy Dench was released.
In 2021 his sequel Fishermen’s Friends 2 was completed. In 2023 his film The loneliest Boy in the World was premiered to critical acclaim.
In 2023 his movie Bank Of Dave was a Netflix favorite in the UK.
WRITER / PRODUCER
Grace Alvarez is a writer, editor, and social media manager. She has worked with NASA, the Stan Lee Foundation, Visa, and various television productions and commercial campaigns. She is Angel Gracia's executive assistant, writer, and editor for projects developed by Creative Tank.
A former student of both Palm Beach Atlantic University and the University of Central Florida, she was awarded numerous scholarships for her accomplishments in writing and academics, including several prestigious honors scholarships. She went on to serve as an executive assistant for the Promise Fund of Florida, which was founded by Nancy Brinker, and as an assistant manager, social media manager, product photographer, and salesperson for various businesses in Palm Beach including Raptis Rare Books, Churchill Cigar Company, and Via Roma Cafe.
As a freelance writer and editor, she has worked for a number of independent clients and non-profit organizations, including Feeding the Hungry, Inc. In 2019, she edited the autobiography of John Loring, design director of Tiffany & Co. from 1979 to 2009.
WRITER / SOCIAL MEDIA
Anabel is a Spanish - American actress and producer whose work includes film, telenovelas, newscasts, documentaries and commercials. She was the Assistant to the producer in How the Gringo Stole Xmas which is currently in post production.
Anabel produced and starred in an independent feature film, Miami Shakedown, opposite to Philip Michael Thomas. In her acting career, she also played the lead role in the telenovela Anabel, starring the internationally acclaimed actor and singer Carlos Mata. She also played the lead role in Maria Maria and the widely praised antagonist role in Fabiola. Anabel anchored the weekend 6:00 pm and 11:00 pm live news shows on Univision, Channel 23 on the weekend and reported the news during the week.
For 4 years, she hosted prime time shows for People and Arts, a cable network produced by Discovery Channel and BBC. At Telemundo, Anabel produced, wrote, edited and presented a segment on the show Edicion Especial. She also signed with Hallmark Channel to host programs and recorded 2 seasons of Hogar y Armonia for Casa Club TV. Her national SAG commercials in Spanish and English include clients such as McDonalds, Rooms to Go, Buick, Colgate, CVS, Ford, FPL , Payless, Priceline and Sears.