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THE TEAM

LIA MAYER – SOMMER

FOUNDER AND PRODUCER
Lia Mayer-Sommer is a producer based in New York and Los Angeles. She collaborated with visionary directors Chris Cunningham, Richard Ayoade, Vania Heymann, and Noam Murro among many others. Her clients include Bob Dylan, Danny Brown, Lorde, James Blunt, Vampire Weekend, 50 Cent, NAS, and Harry Styles, as well as adidas, airbnb, Sprite, Etsy, Coca-Cola, LG, and Delta Airlines. Her video for Bob Dylan was dubbed an “interactive masterpiece” (Wired) and a “Multi-Media Wonder” (Indiewire). Lia executive produced Damon Cardasis’ feature film debut “Saturday Church” that premiered in competition at The Tribeca Film Festival (2017). Lia is also the founder of Walter Pictures’ sister company, 330 Walter.
lia@walterpictures.com

 

SHOWCASE OF LIA’S FREELANCE WORK

TALIA BERNSTEIN

PRODUCER
Talia Bernstein is a New York based, Israeli raised producer. At Walter Pictures, Talia produced a number of music videos and is pursuing narrative projects for development within the company. Recently, Talia associate produced upcoming feature film MERCY (Tali Shalom-Ezer) with Killer Films. Before moving to NYC, she directed the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival and has produced several short films, commercials and music videos both in Tel Aviv and in New York City.
talia@walterpictures.com

RUTH DU

PRODUCER
Ruth Du is a Los Angeles based producer and director. At Walter Pictures, Ruth produced several music videos and commercials on the West Coast. Ruth attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Film/TV Production degree and a Metropolitan Studies minor. She collaborated with companies such as Windowseat Entertainment, Citizen Skull Productions, Storyboard Entertainment, Fullscreen, PrettyBird, and MarVista Entertainment. In 2016, Ruth produced independent feature film THE ARCHER (Valerie Weiss), which premiered at SXSW (2017). She recently produced a series of short films for Indigenous Media’s ProjectHER incubator.
ruth@walterpictures.com

ADAM CHITAYAT

PRODUCER
Adam Chitayat is a New York based producer, director and editor. At Walter Pictures, he has helped produce notable commercials and music videos. He has also produced work for companies such as D’Addario, Masterclass and Full Circle, as well as assisting on feature films. He graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in Film & Animation and an International Relations minor. He has directed commercials, music videos and several shorts that have played on the festival circuit.
adam@walterpictures.com

MAYA DELANY

COORDINATOR
Maya Delany is currently based in New York City, having relocated from the Bay Area in California shortly after graduating from college. She attended Mount Holyoke College and received a B.A. in American Studies and a minor in Film Studies. Maya has worked on films centering the function of post-memory amongst former Korean comfort women in relation to the Korean diaspora, the complexities of identity formation and storytelling amongst transnational, transracial adoptees, and promotional material for The Prison Birth Project, a non-profit organization that works at, and examines, the intersections of reproductive justice and the prison industrial complex.
maya@walterpictures.com