Our Team

Silverline Entertainment, Inc. was established to acquire, finance, produce, and distribute commercially driven films on a worldwide basis.

Through the years, Silverline established and solidified its reputation as an independent in the Hollywood entertainment community. Having cultivated relationships with studio executives, managers, and agents, Silverline has the ability to attach star talent to its projects.

 

Leman Cetiner

Founder/CEO

Leman Cetiner has been a prominent force in the international motion picture industry as an independent financier, producer, distributor and sales agent for more than thirty-six years. Ms. Cetiner began her career in 1983 as a buyer/distributor of film rights for German-speaking territories in Europe for Courage Film Productions, at the time one of the largest video distributors in Germany. In 1993, Ms. Cetiner founded Silverline Pictures, Inc., and expanded her operation into film financing, production, and worldwide sales. She produced over a dozen motion pictures, financed through pre-sale distribution agreements. As a worldwide sales agent, Ms. Cetiner forged strategic relationships with the major distributors of theatrical and television rights in the North American, European, Asian, and Latin American markets. With an established distribution pipeline in the United States and throughout the world, Ms. Cetiner formed Silverline Entertainment, Inc. in 1998 to finance, produce, and distribute its own productions and to distribute feature films on behalf of other independent producers. Currently, Ms. Cetiner is developing her own original feature film.

Gerard Colette

Gerard Collette began his film career soon after graduating film and television studies producing and directing many short films such as "Kung Fu Cowboys" staring Kent Harper ("Surveillance" by Jennifer and David Lynch) and Gil Gayle (Deadwood, Still Life) "7 Minutes" Berlin Film Festival. His first penned script "Wax" received critical acclaim at the Angel City Film Festival now the LA Film Festival and was soon picked up by MGM to later then be moved to Esparsa Katz Productions ("Selena" Jennifer Lopez "Introducing Dorothy Dandrige" Halle Berry, "Gettysburg" Tom Beringer) working with Michael De Luca of New Line Cinema. Though the film never made it to the big screen, Gerard soon was picked up by ICM and was farmed out to work on many scripts rewrites for film television and abroad productions looking for an American gritty voice in scripts. He later was hired by a the then new Alcon Entertainment to pitch and pen the first draft of "Starsky & Hutch". After years of working as a script doctor, He later Co-founded 3RD Vision Entertainment with ex-executive of FFF (Feature Films For Families and MGM) Darin McDaniel. acclaimed Casting Director Mary Vernieu which would serve as development production company that would help the industry in locate, evaluate, and help scripts reach full potential. He worked closely with the writers, producers and directors on many films and scripts some of which are "Surveillance", "The Joneses" "Pure Life" (Winner of the Francis Ford Coppola Grand Prize Zoetrope Award) "The Thrill is On" "Snake and Ladders" "LA Tango" "Mirage" "Deep Blue Sea" "7th Angel" "The Monkey Farm" and many more and with producers such as Michel Shane, Michael Campus, Darin Stein, Kent Harper, Scott F. Lochmas, David Levy, Jullian Richards, C.M.Talkington, etc. In 2009 he ventured back into the directing chair for his first independent low budget feature film "Abundant Sunshine". He is still actively working with writers, producers and directors as a script doctor.

Gerard Collette