Fonya Naomi Mondell | Director & Producer
Fonya was born into the film business. At a young age her award winning documentary filmmaker parents were to cheap to pay for babysitters so more than often Fonya accompanied her parents on their sets and grew up sleeping on editing room floors.
She began her professional career in 1997 as a production assistant on a Burt Reynolds feature after living in Los Angles for only 3 days. There she worked on numerous film productions eventually moving up the ladder as an assistant director which lead her into producing. Her ability to network effectively launched her to the east coast working in Florida and New York as well as Texas.
By 2004 Fonya’s skills in speaking Spanish landed her a job as a producer for nine months on a novela for Telemundo. By 2005 Fonya was going to work in a bullet proof vest and helmet producing a show for A&E, Dallas Swat. After working closely with the Dallas Police department and A&E for a year and half, Fox Broadcasting company hired her to Produce and direct Prison Break Season 3 behind the scenes for their website.
Simultaneously Fonya partnered with King Hollis and Media 13 as a resident Producer and Director working mostly on promos, commercials, Movies and Reality TV shows.