Trilith Studios recognized for its contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion

Studio will receive the first Jeana Stanley Award at the annual Media Finance Focus conference

ATLANTE, May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Trilith Studios is proud to announce today that he has been selected as the first recipient of the 2022 Jeana Stanley Award. The award, named in honor of Hearst Vice President of Finance, Jeana Stanley, who died in June 2020recognizes a media company that has made a significant contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.

The Media Financial Management Association, which was founded in 1961 to provide national professional development for financial executives in the media industry, will present the award to Trilith Studios at the association’s annual conference on May 25. “Trilith Studios’ focus on developing people, leading with empathy, and creating a diverse culture of inclusivity and accountability has truly impressed us,” said Joseph J. Annotti, President and CEO of the Media Financial Management Association. “Under the direction of Zelda HydeHead of Talent Experiences, Trilith Studios is setting the bar high for recognition with the Jeana Stanley Award.”

Stanley joined the corporate finance team of Hearst, a global and diversified media, information and services leader, as Vice President of August 2018, where she was responsible for overseeing the internal audit and employee benefits functions. Stanley served as Hearst Television’s Vice President of Finance for nearly eight years, working closely with Hearst Television’s corporate management and station management to provide operational and accounting expertise. While at Hearst, Stanley was a Scout for HearstLab, a group of female Hearst executives who provide subject matter expertise and mentor HearstLab’s portfolio companies. She was also a member of the board of directors of the Media Financial Management Association and served as its treasurer.

“We are honored to be recognized by our colleagues in the media and to be part of the legacy of Jeana Stanley’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion,” said Zelda Hyde, Head of Talent Experiences for Trilith Studios. “This award serves to further inspire our team to achieve our goal of becoming a richly diverse and fully inclusive place, a place that truly benefits from each individual’s range of similarities and differences, and a place that provides equitable opportunities for everyone. according to their individual needs – an aspiration that we know will only be achieved through daily actions combined with constant responsibility.”

“The Trilith team continues to set the standard for studio operations, not just here in Georgia but globally,” said Kelsey Moore, executive director of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition. “We are proud to announce this important award and appreciate their leadership within the coalition.”

Trilith Studios is one of the largest purpose-built film studios in North America with a focus on world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technology and premium content creation. It is home to blockbuster movies and streaming shows like Avengers: Endgame and Wanda Visionand independent shows like moon and me. More than just studio facilities, Trilith is a creative hub where creators live, create and inspire the world with great stories. The town of Trilith, which sits adjacent to the studios, is a custom-built artisan community for storytellers, makers and entrepreneurs, with carefully curated shops and chef-led restaurants for thoughtfully designed single and multi-family homes. art, surrounded by the establishment of green spaces. Trilith also invests in content companies and the local community with the goal of becoming a diverse and sustainable community of storytellers.

The award will be presented at the annual Media Finance Focus conference in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday May 25. Zelda HydeHead of Talent Experiences, will be present to accept the award on behalf of Trilith Studios.

About Trilith Studios:

Trilith Studios is one of the largest purpose-built film studios in North America with a focus on world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technology and premium content. It is home to blockbuster movies and indie shows like Avengers: Endgame, Zombieland: Double Tap, WandaVision, The Suicide Squad and moon and me. Located on over 700 acres, Trilith Studios boasts over one million square feet of production facilities, including a one-of-a-kind virtual LED stage that offers the highest production values ​​in the industry, 24 high-end sound stages, construction workshops, costume shops, virtual production technologies and an expansive 400-acre backlot.

Trilith Studios is a one-stop-shop for producers with over 40 on-site production providers, including Technicolor, MBS Equipment Company, SGPS/ShowRig, Herc Rentals, SmartPost and The Third Floor. The studio recently added 75,000 square feet of equipped stages for virtual production technologies and will soon add a Creative Office Center to house content and technology companies. The studio is also a founding member of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition, an affiliate of the Georgia Chamber.

As part of its ongoing commitment to content advancement, the studio is currently investing in two content companies – Believe Entertainment Group and Sutikki. For more information visit:

About Hears:

Hearst is a diversified global leader in media, information and services with more than 360 companies. His primary interests include ownership of cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, and ESPN; global financial services leader Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services companies; transportation assets, including CAMP Systems International, a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions for jet and helicopter maintenance management; 33 TV channels such as WCVB-TV in Boston and KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California, which reach 19% of US viewers; newspapers like Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle and Union Times (Albany, New York); more than 300 magazines around the world, including CosmopolitanSHE, men’s health and Car and driver, and digital service companies like iCrossing and KUBRA; and investments in emerging digital entertainment companies such as Complex Networks. Follow us on twitter @Hearst. To learn more about Hearst, visit

About the Media Financial Management Association:

The Media Financial Management Association (MFM), formerly Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association (BCFM), is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the unique interests and needs of business and financial executives in the media industry. Founded in 1961, MFM (formerly BCFM) membership is open to all industry professionals. The Association’s approximately 1,200 active members represent senior finance, general management, IT, internal audit, human resources, and other media management executives from major media networks. television, affiliated and independent networks, radio stations, cable programming networks, streaming, gaming, MVPD cable, digital, out-of-home, outdoor, and newspaper/print across the United States, Canada and countries internationally.

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