Tina Pavlides has an unrelenting passion for making movies – the kind of movies that provoke thought, as well as inspire feeling, love and understanding. Arriving in Los Angeles in 2002, Tina hit the ground running, landing jobs with top-level management and talent Agencies as well as film production crews. Highly organized, Tina’s ability to think on her feet propelled her up the ladder and by 2006, she started her own company - Still Standing Productions.
A born negotiator with innate diplomacy, Tina never rests; her energy and enthusiasm have yielded a non-stop flow of projects, including: “Second Thoughts”, adapted from a short story written by Hubert Selby, Jr., “LA Proper”, a comedy about life in Los Angeles, “Searching For Kandisha”, a documentary shot in Morocco and “This Can’t Be My Life”, starring Lynn Wactor, Tracie Thoms and Rosario Dawson. Also included in her producing history are “Mercy Street” and “The Glitch”. In 2007-2008, Tina worked with HD Films to produce projects for Warner Brothers Studios - an animated series called Chadam and the first two episodes of The Jace Hall Show.
In 2009, Tina line produced two feature films: “The Freeway Killer”, “The Frankenstein Brothers”. Also in 2009, Tina produced the feature film “This Is Who I Am,” the reality show “Face Value” and two short films “Lucky Boy” (which will screen at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival Short Corner) and “The Agency”. She also served as executive producer on “Writer’s Block”. In 2010, Tina produced three feature films: “San Francisco 2177”, “Vile” and “Houndz from Hell.”
2010 was a year filled with producing several independent trailers and pilots. In 2011, Tina produced six features. These include “Chez Upshaw” with Kevin Pollack and Molly Sims, “100,000 Zombie Heads,” “ The Heart of Christmas "with Candace Cameron Bure and George Newburn for Gospel Music Channel and Image Entertainment, and "Supermoms". She also completed a romantic comedy called “Fetching“ written by Amy B. Harris (Sex and the City, Gossip Girl) and produced by Steven Yell (Justified).
2012 proved to be a busy year outside of Los Angeles. Tina line produced a series of Promos for the network Nickmom, -"Book of Mom", "Dr. Mommy- Little Mommy" and "Mom Match" out in New York as well as "Kids Pick the President" in Washington DC. Tina also line produced the multi-city 18 episode- TV series called "Nickmom Night Out" produced by Decoupage Productions. Back in Los Angeles she completed the feature film- "Playdate" starring Alicia Witt as well as "Dumped" with director Beth Dewey and "Altered Reality".
Tina has been busy this year as well, producing two feature films that are currently in post production- "Melanie's Locket" teaming up once again with Jose Figueroa and "A Voodoo Possession" with THOC producer Mark Burman. She was also proud to team up again with Decoupage Productions to line produce "Little Women, Big Cars - Season 2" with Amy Yasbeck and Elon Gold. In January, Tina was given the honor of being named Decoupage Production's first ever "Employee of the Month!"
Over the years, Tina’s professional demeanor and reputation has brought her to work with such name talent as Macaulay Culkin, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Ray Newman, Alexis Dziena, Jennifer Freeman, Tony Todd, Sean Patrick Flanery, Dominique Swain, Kevin Pollack, Greg Grunberg, Molly Sims, Illeana Douglas, Collette Wolfe, Dave Annable, Amy Yasbeck, Alicia Witt and Jason Briggs.