DINA BENADON | CEO / Executive Producer
Dina Benadon is a passionate believer in people, technology and the future - the culmination of a career rooted in producing groundbreaking immersive entertainment. As Co-Founder and Principal of Super 78, an international award-winning creative studio, Dina inspires and cultivates the company’s expertise in experiential storytelling. Established in 1997 as a media design and production studio, Super 78 is now a leader in content, attraction creation, and an innovator of storytelling technology tools.
BRENT YOUNG | President, Creative Director
Brent Young is the President and Creative Director for Super 78, a new media design and production studio in Los Angeles that develops and produces award-winning, branded entertainment and educational experiences for the most admired theme parks, attractions and museums around the world including Movie Park Germany, Universal Studios Singapore, Busch Gardens, and the Happy Valley Theme Park in Shanghai.
JAY WILLIAMS | Executive Producer, Head of Growth
Emmy Award winning Producer Jay Williams has been a Senior Media Executive and Global Creative leader for nearly three decades with experience spanning Disney Theme Parks, The Disney Studios, Digital Media, Film and Television Production.
Jay spent much of his career in Marketing and Branding, as well as production. He has a proven track record having helped launch numerous Disney Theme Parks, Attractions, Resorts, The Disney Cruise Line and well over 300 films during his 17-year career with the Walt Disney Company. Post Disney, Jay launched an award winning multi-platform studio and consulted for a number of studios, networks, production companies and agencies. Jay has won numerous industry awards including the first prime-time Emmy for Virtual Reality and was nominated for a second Emmy in 2018 for The Walking Dead Digital Series; “Red Machete”.
Jay teaches part-time at the school of Film and Television for Loyal Marymount University and prior to that he taught for five years at AFI as part of the producing track there. Jay is currently an active member of the Television Academy as well as the Producers Guild of America.
PAUL WASHBURN | Head of Production, Producer
Paul brings a wealth of production expertise to Super 78 with nearly a decade of experience working on top-tier animated features at Pixar, Sony and Paramount. At Paramount, Paul partnered with several ex-Pixarians to work on development of the 2018 animated feature, Amusement Park, which served well as introduction to the world of themed entertainment.
MICHAEL "OZ" SMITH | Technical Director, Visual Effects Artist
Since joining Super 78 in 2003, VFX Artist and Technical Director Michael “Oz” Smith has brought a wizard-like mastery of digital media and attractions to his various pursuits. He has led technical, visual effects work and installations on several attractions, most recently Maritime Experiential Museum at Resorts World Sentosa’s “Typhoon 360”, a live action and CGI mix, 360-degree screen real-time special effects.
ROBERT COKER | Senior Show Writer, Creative Development
Robert Coker’s most recent projects include the guest experience and attraction scripts for Super 78’s latest Flying Theater attractions: Alpha Flight and Wings Over Washington.
STEVE ROSOLIO | Producer, Systems Development
Steve Rosolio has over a decade of experience in various fields of entertainment including film, themed attractions, live events and animation. His most recent work at Super 78 includes overseeing the development of the virtual reality system for Reef Rescue, the world’s first high-capacity VR (HCVR) experience.
KELLY TANAKA | Accounting Manager
Kelly Tanaka has over twenty years experience in the world of finance. Her background ranges from private wealth management to production accounting for a scripted television studio. The majority of her career has been in business management handling high net worth entertainment clients.