About Our Team

ABOUT OUR TEAM

The Card Team brings to international development and production years of creative experience in motion pictures and television. Working out of its European and Beverly Hills and Miami bases, the Team is shaping some of the most unique entertainment based on award-winning underlying published and original conceptual creations.  The Card Team is a collection of deep expertise in entertainment law, international distribution and international coproduction, finance, motion picture and television development and production. Our profession is adventure in dreams, fantasy, and historically sophisticated drama. Our passion, illustrated in our motif, is a sea of possibilities powered by the winds of dramatic risk at the edge of creation. Join the Card Team in true adventure.

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LAMAR CARD

President, Director-Producer

Lamar is the captain of the ship, setting and navigating our vessel on a course to truly unique entertainment and media success. Find out more about him in ‘Our Company’

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SPENCER HOWELL

Vice President

Barcelona

Spencer manages and directs all legal and financial business of the company’s international operations. He is also firmly involved with all strategic planning and marketing aspects of the company’s current and future ventures. Based in the Barcelona office, Spencer is an expert in international affairs and commerce and regulates all the day-to-day operations for Card International and its subsidiaries.  He is the Vice President of the company. Spencer may be reached at spencer@cardmp.com

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SHIRLEY SMITH

VP of Finance

Los Angeles

Shirley runs all business and financial operations for the international company. You can contact her at shirley@cardmp.com.

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JEFFREY MILES

General Counsel

Los Angeles

Jeffrey is corporate counsel for the international company. Baker and McKenzie of Barcelona and Madrid provide legal counsel for the company’s European operations. Jeffrey can be reached at jeffrey@cardmp.com.

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ZOE BOWTHORPE

Director of Development

Barcelona

Zoe manages the company’s movie, television and international coproduction development from the Barcelona office. This includes the company’s current scripting of Nations based on the best seller, Trail of Tears and packaged by the Paradigm Talent Agency. Zoe is also overseeing story development of Torquemada the fifteenth century tale of Queen Isabella of Spain and the lead of the Spanish Inquisition. Zoe was educated in the UK as an historian. Zoe can be reached at zoe@cardmp.com

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ERIC DOWNS

IT Director, Executive Assistant to CEO

Los Angeles

Eric heads up the company’s IT projects, management and international communications. He is U.S. Executive Assistant to the President and can be reached at eric@cardmp.com.

Eric is also an experienced professional musician and music producer. His work can be heard at eldowns.com.

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BRENDAN BURNS

Producer, Executive Story Editor

Los Angeles

Brendan directs the creative side of development at CardMP. A producer, screenwriter, and actor, Brendan has worked extensively in film, television and the theater, opposite such luminaries as Robert DeNiro, Tommy Lee Jones, Kathleen Quinlan and Stephen Hopkins among others.

​Brendan’s own screenlays and projects have been optioned at Paramount, Jaffe/Braunstein Films and other important companies. His story and treatment “Hidden Valor –  Women of the SOE”, was first optioned by the producing team of Sanford/Pillsbury and is set for international coproduction in France. Brendan can reached at brendan@cardmp.com

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JOAQUIN GAMBOA

Administrative Assistant

Los Angeles

Joaquin is an administrative assistant for the LA team across all projects. He can be reached at joaquin@cardmp.com.

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