Meet the Founders
Carmen Maria & Mrcus Ward
FTA Media Productions was founded in 2021 by Carmen Maira and Marcus Ward based on their mutual desire to create and share art.
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Carmen Maria Mitchell grew up as a competitive figure skater and ballet dancer. She now works as a professional singer and actor in both New York and California. Her body of artistic work includes many leading roles in musicals, short films, commercials, web-series, concerts, and professional ice shows. Carmen recently appeared as a principal performer with a National Tour of Disney on Ice where she debuted the role of the “Live Host”.
Co-Founder & Director of Photography
Marcus Ward is renowned professional photographer and videographer originally based out of the Bay Area.
Marcus is also an accomplished dancer and director. He co-managed the Auxiliary Hip Hip Dance Team in Santa Rosa California and is still currently a company member with the Neverest Dance Company.
What began as two friends creating a series of artistic film and photography projects, soon turned into a full media production company.