Lion Media is a full circle marketing company based in Phoenix, Arizona. We specialize in entertainment, small businesses, and niche markets throughout Phoenix, Los Angeles, and New York City. Our team has decades of experience within the film and television industries. Associated with Shared Card Films and Arizona Filmrise, our extensive collection of services can exponentially benefit any film production.
Jessica Lion is the founder and CEO of a PR and marketing company, Lion Media LLC, based in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was born and raised. She is a graduate of The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences where she studied audio engineering and post-production in 2008. Following respectable growth within the music industry, her career in PR transpired when she was asked to join the Briggs 4 Kidz foundation; A non-profit organization founded by Chicago Bears Linebacker, Lance Briggs. Jessica Lion was later introduced to the film industry as a PR and Marketing Coordinator when she joined Sun Studios of Arizona; A multi-faceted production facility based in Tempe, Arizona. In March 2018, Ms. Lion was introduced as Associate Producer of an independent thriller/horror film titled The Unhealer, and co-founder of Arizona Filmrise; A production coordination company which focuses on the growth of film projects within the state of Arizona.
Tom Tanno has marketed, publicized and promoted films, series, and miniseries for numerous television and independent film companies. He has worked with a variety of producers and directors including legendary filmmaker John Frankenheimer. For Frankenheimer, he helped strategize and execute successful marketing and media relations campaigns for the acclaimed director’s Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning television films and miniseries, Against The Wall, The Burning Season, Andersonville and George Wallace. Tanno has worked on films, miniseries and series for NBC Television, ABC Television, PBS, Home Box Office, Turner Network Television, Showtime Networks, Fox Broadcasting and MGM Worldwide Television and independent feature films for Alliance Communications and Unapix Filmed Entertainment. While helping to create media relations campaigns and talent publicity tours, Tanno has also served as unit publicist on sets and locations around the world — generating and coordinating critical day-to-day publicity, supervising stills photography, gallery photography, EPK & Behind-the-Scenes camera crews, print and electronic media as well as gathering and writing production notes, feature stories, press kit materials and servicing social media.
Lion Media’s Executive Vice President, Tom Tanno, with Lance Henriksen; Star of The Unhealer (shot entirely on location in Arizona), The Terminator, and Aliens