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Tamika Lamison

Founder / Executive Director

Tamika is a Virginia native who graduated from The American University with a BA in Performing Arts after switching her major from Journalism. The Make A Film Foundation is a vision inspired by Inner City Filmmakers and The Make A Wish Foundation, two organizations that continue to uplift, motivate and create. Tamika's passion for this project continues to blossom every step of the way.

Mailon J. Rivera

Advisory & Design

Mailon (pronounced "May-Lahn") is an actor, producer, creative, designer, philanthropist, and at-risk adult advocate. He is the founder of UrbanAlchemy360º, a "curious collective of conspirators, collaborators, and agents of change", specializing in hands-on creative, consulting and producer services in multiple mediums.
When possible it is a privilege to provide support to awesome individuals and organizations that may not have access to vital resources.

Michelle Lamison


Michelle is a Producer, Marketing/Advertising for People Magazine and a graduate of St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana where she studied Economics and Japanese. As a Co-founder and board member of New York City's, BlackBird Theatre Company, she helped institute and teach a community outreach drama program for "at risk" kids in Harlem, New York.

Ed Broaddus

Founding Member

Ed Broaddus is a filmmaker, media and computer guru, actor the President of Jack of All Trades, Inc., He provides services from computer repair and website building to camera work, editing and more. Building on a degree in theater from George Mason University

Martha P. Lamison

Founding Member

Mrs. Lamison is a Retired Medical Record Coder Reviewer. She is also a Mother, Wife, and Grandmother. Her love for children and her daughter's love and determination to do the project have inspired her to want to help create the MAKE A FILM FOUNDATION. Mrs. Lamison shares that her greatest love and accomplishment is being a mother.

Suneel Gupta


Prior to serving as Groupon's first Vice President of Product, Suneel built products for Mozilla, blogged for MTV, developed television concepts for Sony Pictures, led trade efforts in Ghana, wrote speeches in President Clinton's West Wing, and produced an interactive film project with his brother, Dr. Sanjay Gupta (CNN), which debuted at South by Southwest 2010.

Darryl Harris


Darryl Harris is an accomplished musician, librarian, researcher, missionary, and information specialist.

Dwayne Buggage


Dwayne is a Financial Consultant/Entrepreneur. He is a California native and is the President and CEO of the Invictus Group, Inc., which was founded in 2003. The Invictus Group owns and operates a gourmet sandwich shop and other investments. Dwayne is also a long time California State regulator with expertise in title, escrow and workers' compensation insurance. Dwayne has set up several corporations and consults on business and personal finance and taxation.

H. Hill Harper

Honorary Board

Hill Harper is an accomplished Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur, and Best Selling Author.