Leadership

Smart seasoned people get to better ideas faster. Now, take those individuals from every discipline and put them under one roof. What you get is amazing ideas, unparalleled efficiencies, big cost savings, and, yes, better business results.

Hussain Manjee President & Chief Success Officer

Featured in CNN Money, Inc. magazine and Yahoo Finance, Hussain Manjee is an accomplished entrepreneur whose strategic approach and business acumen has propelled DHD Films from a start-up to a thriving business. Hussain thoughtfully charts the vision and growth strategy of the company, while managing a team of creative artists.

Hussain earned his MBA from America's most preeminent entrepreneurship program at Babson College. He was recently recognized by the Dallas Business Journal with the 2014 Minority Business Leader Award and is an alum of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program.

A committed servant leader, Hussain is devoted to community involvement and service. He serves on the Board of Advisors, Communications Council and the Small Business Council for the Dallas Regional Chamber. Hussain's passion and dedicated service has afforded him multiple opportunities to discuss the President's economic priorities at the White House.

Shezad Manjee Founder & Creative Director

Shezad Manjee is an award-winning filmmaker, who has travelled across five continents to tell great stories for some of the most prestigious organizations and global brands. His creative direction has brought many accolades to DHD Films, including the Telly Awards, AVA Awards, Hermes Creative Awards, and most recently, an Emmy nomination.

A third generation filmmaker, Shezad studied photography as an undergraduate, and completed his graduate studies in marketing from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. Unlike most creative directors, Shezad does not shy away from being in front of the camera. He is a sought after speaker on all things marketing and advertising.

Shezad's expertise and industry knowledge provide him the ability to go beyond just creating great content. He guides his team on how to best position client campaigns for maximum impact. Together, Shezad and his team create a platform that propels their clients' business forward.

The Team

We have the most dynamic, talented, game-changing, boat-rocking, maverick, unorthodox and brilliant visionaries.

  • Alyssa has a fervor for film fueled by the inspiration she gains from travel, art, the support of her loved ones, and the love of her dogs.

    Alyssa SandersProject Manager

  • Aria loves combining adventure and literature, from taking the Hemingway tour in Havana to following the footsteps of Joyce in Dublin.

    Aria Cochran Marketing Coordinator

  • Ayaz has a vigor for life that leads him to focus on the well being of his mind, body and soul. 

    Ayaz AliProject Manager

  • Brad is a storyteller at heart and loves to travel the world in search for new inspiration. His goal is to tell stories that thrill, inspire, and have a positive impact on the world around him.

    Brad BallewVideo Specialist

  • Cassidy is an avid sports fans, even though she is born and raised in the GREAT state of Texas, her favorite sports teams are New York Yankees and the Giants.

    Cassidy CooperExecutive Assistant

  • Charisse is an outdoor enthusiast who supports animal welfare organizations through her non-profit and also promotes environmental education and awareness.

    Charisse SanthaProducer

  • Denver's passion is innovation. In his free time you'll find him working with niche start-ups within the digital space. 

    Denver TracyCreative Designer

  • From snorkeling and kayaking to zip lining and cliff jumping, Edna loves traveling in search of a good adventure.

    Edna Diaz Producer

  • Evan is constantly finding ways to stay on the forefront of the visual storytelling industry. You can probably find him at the local movie theater not “watching”… but “studying”.

    Evan Denton Editor

  • Music, Movies, and a passion for learning motivate Jared to improve upon himself and inspire those around him. #JustAkidFromAkron

    Jared OliverEditor

  • Jose is an adrenaline seeker in the truest sense. From riding sport bikes and race cars to skydiving and bungee jumping, Jose seeks out thrills wherever he can.

    Jose Medina Director of Photography

  • Juan Pablo is a self-proclaimed audiophile, and as such, makes sure to always have a perfectly centered movie theater seat for proper speaker balance.

    Juan Pablo Uribe Sound Designer

  • Ken loves golf and one day he's going to find the time to shoot a round of 72.

    Ken Koo Advisor

  • Marcus has always loved movies! Theyʼve always inspired him, moved him, transported him to other worlds.

    Marcus Lopez Director

  • As a storyteller, Mike seeks to equip others with wisdom, knowledge and understanding in order to activate the power of God’s purpose in their lives.

    Mike Slaughter Producer

  • Pace is an experimenter, always searching or trying something new or unique to push the story forward.

    Pace Irvin Marketing Specialist

  • Paul is rock 'n' roll at heart, and can frequently be found at local watering holes playing guitar with his band Misfit Wonder.

    Paul EscalanteProducer

  • Posh is DHD's number one fan. Her favorite things to do are chasing squirrels and greeting studio guests at the door.

    Posh Studio Mascot

  • Trent is all about pushing his limits to excel. He enjoys physical and mental challenges that make him better at what he does. Learn by trying, learn by doing.

    Trenton Freeman Production Assistant

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