WHO WE ARE
James Parriott is a highly respected show business veteran.
He has a Mass Communications/Theatre degree from University of Denver, an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA, and over thirty years of continuing education as a writer, producer, and director in Hollywood. Television shows Parriott created include “Defying Gravity” for ABC (2009), “The American Embassy” (formerly “Emma Brody”) for Fox (2002), “Matt Waters” starring Montel Williams for CBS, and the cult hit “Forever Knight”. He has served as Executive Producer/Showrunner on many new series including the first two seasons of “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Ugly Betty”, “Sons of Anarchy”, and “Missing”.
Parriott has two Writers’ Guild Awards, two Golden Globes, a PGA Award, and the award from the Television Critics association. He also has two Emmy and Gemini nominations, and has one produced film as a writer/director: “Heart Condition”, starring Denzel Washington, Bob Hoskins, and Chloe Webb.
As the owner of Harik Minassi Coale, CPA's and Advisors, located in Torrance, Patricia Bell Harik works with individuals, their families and businesses in a wide range of industries. An expert with more than 30 years of experience as a tax specialist, she provides tax planning and compliance services, transactional analysis, trust accounting and administration, estate planning, and client representation before the taxing authorities.
Patricia earned an undergraduate degree in Business / Economics and in French at the University of California at Santa Barbara incluing a year abroad in Bordeaux, France as an exchange student. And in 1997, she completed her Master's Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University.
Patricia dedicates her time as a board member of the Torrance Del Amo Rotary and as a member of the City of Rolling Hills Estates Equestrian comittee. To filfill her passion for horses, she competes in western shows and is currantly a Co-President of Los Serranos Award Circuit. More than ever, those in the accounting field need to balance work, education, family, and community involvement. She strongly believes that the firm's clientele is best served when this philosophy is achieved.
Christa Nannos is a SAG/AFTRA actress, who earned her BA in Theatre from Denison University. She is a graduate of Second City’s Conservatory and iO West, and studied abroad at the Gaiety School of Acting. Christa is the Executive Producer and Creator of the musical comedy web series "Super Single" on YouTube. "Super Single" has won numerous awards at film festivals, and is in talks about future development as a TV series.
Christa is also a trained Opera singer. She writes and records original music, as well as cover songs, you can find on YouTube.
At Indie Chi Productions Christa does production, digital media and screens for new material that fits the company's criteria.