Sheila Hanahan Taylor
At Practical Pictures, Sheila Hanahan Taylor has a wide range of feature and television projects set up at major studios, including the comedy The Pet and the family comedy Hours Of Fun, both for Walt Disney Studios, and the thriller The Seminar for CBS Films. Sheila Executive Produced both Final Destination 4 and 5. Recently Sheila Produced the Australian-set feature film Oddball, to be released in 2015 by Village Roadshow. Known as a cradle-to-grave producer, Sheila’s skill set ranges from the story and development side of producing, where she often takes a one-sentence idea from concept/outlining all the way to shooting draft, to marketplace research and analysis, fundraising, on-set creative producing, and editing room savvy. Additionally, Sheila continues to share her filmmaking knowledge and love of the craft by guest lecturing for various screenwriting organizations, judging screenplay competitions, serving on filmmaking boards, and teaching in graduate and undergraduate film and television programs around the world. She lives in Santa Monica with her husband and son.