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TPSC FILMS is an award-winning, independently financed production studio located in Los Angeles, CA. TPSC Films emerged onto the scene in 2012 with a series of successful projects. It continues its mission to create diverse and innovative entertainment, working with top film makers and talent, that has commercial appeal in the marketplace.
TPSC Films is a division of The Traveling Picture Show Company.
Executive BiosPersonnel and Bios
KevinMatusowChief Executive OfficerClose
KevinMatusowChief Executive Officer
Kevin Matusow is an established producer with over 15 years of experience working in commercial advertising production and independent motion pictures. Kevin has traveled throughout the world producing creative content and has played a pivotal role in launching The Traveling Picture Show Company. As a founding partner he was actively involved in its expansion into a full-fledged production studio with divisions in film, television and commercial advertising.
As co-CEO of TPSC Films, Kevin’s role is to guide the strategic direction of the company by overseeing day to day operations, aiding Steve Prince (President) in locating and developing new and future projects, and actively producing all films under the TPSC Films banner.
CarissaBuffelChief Executive OfficerClose
CarissaBuffelChief Executive Officer
With over fifteen years of experience in the industry, Carissa Buffel has produced projects around the globe. Her experience covers large budget motion pictures, independent feature films, documentaries, television and numerous award winning commercials.
As as a founding partner of the Traveling Picture Show Company and co-CEO of TPSC Films, Carissa’s role is to guide the strategic direction of the company by overseeing day to day operations, aiding Steve Prince (President) in locating and developing new and future projects, and actively producing the films under the TPSC Films banner.
Steven Chester Prince began his career as an actor over twenty years ago. His television credits include recurring roles on PRISON BREAK, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS and films roles that include THE ALAMO, THE RINGER, A SCANNER DARKLY, WOODLAWN, NEW LIFE, ZOMBIE DAY APOCALYPSE and the Golden Globe’s winning film BOYHOOD.
Steve brings over 20 years of experience to TPSC Films as an actor, writer and producer. Along with acting credits in both television and feature films, Steve co-wrote and produced PINEAPPLE, which was distributed domestically by Maverick Entertainment Group. He also co-wrote and produced THE ABDUCTION OF JESSE BOOKMAN, which won the best picture award at The American Black Film Festival in 2009, and produced BURNING PALMS in 2010, which was praised for its performances by the cast including Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, Nick Stahl, and Paz Vega.
Steve moved on to team up with Brian Oliver and the Thompson family to create Cross Creek Pictures. During Steve's time as Vice President of Development, Cross Creek financed and produced BLACK SWAN and THE WOMAN IN BLACK and began negotiations to finance and produce THE IDES OF MARCH. Following his very successful tenure with Cross Creek Pictures, Steve joined The Traveling Picture Show Company as President of its independent film division, TPSC Films, in 2012.
During his time with TPSC Films, Steve executive produced HUNTSVILLE, a feature starring Sophie Turner and Dylan McDermott and is currently in the midst of producing THE RABBIT WILL DIE and MY ONLY SUNSHINE. Steve also wrote and directed DIVINE ACCESS, an award-winning picture produced by TPSC Films starring Patrick Warburton and Gary Cole.
Steve plays a pivotal role in guiding the strategic direction of TPSC Films, in locating and developing new projects, and actively producing all films under the TPSC Films banner.
Kate Bacon is a founding partner of the Traveling Picture Show Company and a producer/partner of TPSC Films. She brings 25 years of fundraising, business, and managerial experience to the team and collaborates on identifying and developing new projects for both film and television.
Kate served as an Executive Producer on THE QUIET ONES, a film co-financed and co-produced by TPSC Films in partnership with Exclusive Media under the Hammer Brand, and as a Co-Producer on A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, starring Liam Neeson and co-financed by TPSC Films in partnership with Cross Creek Pictures.
As a founding partner of the Traveling Picture Show Company and TPSC Films, Chris Woods is an award winning director with over 30 years of experience in commercials, documentaries, and feature films. His work has won numerous industry awards and he continues to focus on the creative development and production of material within the company's slate of projects.
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