The Commune

It's hard enough to make movies...

But helping others is contagious, so our team keeps growing.

The Team

Ben Taylor - Founder, Producer

Driven by a passion for representation and drawing from 15+ years of experience and knowledge of business operations, leadership, and the Hollywood system, Commune Productions is propelled by Ben's leadership, energy, and focus on "the light at the end of the tunnel." Adding to the library his specific style and voice as a storyteller with focus on Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Thriller, and Superhero concepts.

Michael Kelly - Producer

With over 20 years experience in the non profit sector and current role at Participant as the VP of Social Impact, Michael is passionate about the intersection of film, social impact, and community engagement. He excels in leveraging film to inspire real social action and amply those that are the least seen and the least heard. 

Isaiah Taylor - Writer, Producer

With his current role at Family Guy as Executive Assistant, his charm and whit is accompanied with a wholesome optimism that keeps Commune Productions grounded in the mission and work that we do fighting for those who have no support in this industry. His writing voice focuses more on comedy, dramedy, and overall uplifting, human interest, character driven stories.

Theo Brown - Director

An Award-Winning Director focused on sci-fi. His past films include AN ELECTRIC SLEEP - a two time winner of Best Sci-Fi Feature Film, and SMOKY MOUNTAIN RESCUE, which won the Silver Telly for Best Director, as well as the Grand Jury Prize at the San Diego Int. Kids Film Festival. He also has worked on commercials with Nissan, Disneyland, and NBCUniversal, and is a regular contributor for the The Hollywood Reporter.