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About Us

THORNBYRD FILMS

Thornbyrd is a boutique female led production company with a focus on telling unique and inclusive stories that feature female protagonists.

The Legend of The Thornbird

There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its life, more sweetly than any other creature on the face of the earth. From the moment it leaves the nest it searches for a thorn tree, and does not rest until it has found one. Then, singing among the savage branches, it impales itself upon the longest, sharpest spine. And, dying, it rises above its own agony to out-carol the lark and the nightingale. The whole world stills to listen, and the Goddess in her heaven smiles. For the best is only bought at the cost of great pain, or so says the legend.

Meet the

T-BYRDS

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Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera

Executive Producer

Founder/CEO

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Stacy Schneiderman

Executive Producer

Creative Development

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Karen Frost

Consulting Producer

Business & Development

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Paul Bertolino

Consulting Producer

Creative Development

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Aviv Rubenstien

Consulting Producer

Creative Development

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