Mark Haefeli, Co-Founder/Creative Director
Mark Haefeli is an EMMY AWARD winning director/producer and a five-time Emmy Nominee for his prime-time music documentaries, originating from locations around the world including New York’s Central Park, Istanbul, Nuremberg, Las Vegas, Paris, Red Square, St. Petersburgh, Mexico City, Rome, Brussels, Tel Aviv, and Barcelona Spain.
His directing and producing of the musical documentary, “Paul McCartney in Red Square”, won three Emmy’s and was one of five musical documentaries directed for McCartney, making him the most prolific director/producer in the history of his group and solo career.
Haefeli’s multi-camera directing/producing productions and documentary projects include “Andrea Bocelli; Live In Central Park”, “U2; innocence + Experience Tour 2015”, “Bon Jovi; The Circle Tour”, “Guns N Roses; Not In This Lifetime”, “Madonna MDNA “, “Linkin Park; Show for The Philippines”, “Michael Jackson; Hollywood Blvd.”, “Aerosmith; You Gotta Move”, The Grammy Foundation, Faith Hill, Keith Urban, The Rolling Stones, The Super Bowl, Stone Temple Pilots, Janet Jackson and more.
Off the music charts he has produced and directed documentaries for National Geographic including “The Lost Fleet of Guadalcanal”, and “The Mystery of the Lusitania”. For PBS Haefeli has produced feature documentary’s on “The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Grammy’s In The Schools” and “Andrea Bocelli; The Making of A Dream”.
Recognition and awards include The Emmy, Mipcon Best DVD, The Freddy, (Doctors Without Boarders). Traditional and non-traditional media outlet where his programming has aired include ABC, Lifetime, The NFL Network, CMT, BBC, ORT, Pay-Per-View, A&E, The PBS Network, SKY TV, SAT I, and CBS.
Haefeli has also produced ancillary programming including commercials, strategic electronic media campaigns and internal corporate projects include, L’Oreal, Cartier, The Chrysler Corporation, EMI, Pepsi, Conde Nast, DreamWorks Entertainment, Miramax, Victoria’s Secret, American Express, and many more. A complete list is available upon request.
Prior to MHP Haefeli worked as a producer for CBS News, 1981-1984, Executive Producer for CNN, 1984-1990, and Sr. Producer/Primetime Programming for CNBC, 1990-1992.
Robert S. Gregory, Co-Founder/Creative Operations/Finance
Robert is a strategic marketing and business development executive with nearly thirty years’ experience advising creative artists and technology innovators. He served in this capacity at Atlas Development, a well-respected player in the healthcare information technology industry, which was acquired in a multi-million-dollar deal by Roper Technologies in 2015. Prior to Roper, Robert founded 1000 Monkeys Typing, Inc. with Internet marketing visionary Jake Prescott, the first Interactive Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather. 1000 Monkeys developed web content for AOL, MTV, Ziff-Davis and ZDTV, among others.
Robert also served as Executive Producer of the ground-breaking underground theatre experiment – “Dutch Weismann’s” – which single-handedly launched the international burlesque revival from a loft in New York’s Chelsea. More recently, Robert’s first independent feature film as producer – “Lonely Boys” – has been an official selection at this year’s First-Time Fest (TriBeCa), the Greenwich International, the Golden Door (Jersey City), the Princeton Indie, the San Antonio International and the Fort Worth Indie Showcase, among others. A second feature – “Step of Two” – is now in production and is slated debut in Spring 2018.
Myles Hazleton, Sales Agent
While continuing as President of his firm, Myles Entertainment, he will lend his experience and expertise in programming development, sales, distribution, and acquisitions.
Myles was an Agent at N.S. Bienstock (now UTA), where he represented numerous properties, personalities, producers, directors, and creators of multi-media programming. His clients included producers of TV programming – Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives w/ Guy Fieri (Food Network), Monster Garage w/ Jesse James (Discovery), Wife Swap (ABC), Amish Mafia (Discovery), Mob Wives (VH1), Mythbusters (Discovery), Vanilla Ice Goes Amish (DIY), Overhaulin’ (TLC), Wolfgang Puck (Food Network), Top Gear (BBC), Biography (A&E), Dogfights (History Channel), Wired Science (PBS), and documentary feature films – Rudyland (HBO), Misha vs. Moscow (Hot Docs Festival/Toronto – official selection.)
As Director, Talent & Production at Abandon Entertainment he developed properties for all forms of media. Credits included producing feature-film Oxygen with Adrien Brody (Director: Richard Shepard) Earlier he was an Agent at Irvin Arthur Associates in Beverly Hills (clients included Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Maher, Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez, Weird Al Yankovic & Jeff Foxworthy.)
Bob Kranes, Marketing-Development-Production
Bob joins the 4C4 Development Team as principal advisor, having been a music industry leader for major labels throughout the world.
He has supervised and directed program development with numerous broadcasters, including PBS where he recently developed successful musical productions such as, “Celtic Thunder”, “The Tenors”, “Clay Aiken” and most recently producing the latest André Rieu special, “WALTZING FOREVER”.
At Mercury Records he was VP of A & R and then transitioned to music marketing at Sony Music’s Red Video Distribution. Bob then landed at Universal Music where he worked with world renowned Grammy Award winning artists including Elton John, Sting, Andre Bocelli, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, and Joshua Bell. Bob traveled the world working with International Marketing teams on a host of successful programing and recording projects.
Currently he is President/Founder at CTA Marketing, a creative consultancy firm he started in 2016. Bob also brings his experience in Radio Programming and On-Air Talent at such stations as WNEW/NY and Sirius.
Chuck Granata, Production, Creative Development, Acquisitions
Chuck joins the 4C4 Development Team as Creative Advisory Council and Development Strategist. Chuck is a record and radio producer, author, music historian and archivist.
He has written four books on music and sound recording: Sessions with Sinatra: Frank Sinatra and the Art of Recording, Wouldn’t it be Nice: Brian Wilson and the Making of the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, also Making Records: The Scenes Behind the Music (with legendary record producer Phil Ramone), currently a 4C4Media Development Project, titled” Produced by Phil Ramone”.
Chuck contributed, developed and supervised the creation of dozens of CD projects, including four Grammy-nominated packages at RCA Victor, Columbia, Capitol/EMI and Warner-Reprise Records. Notable recording projects include Frank Sinatra in Hollywood (Warner-Reprise/6 CDs); A Voice in Time and A Voice on Air (Columbia Legacy/4 CDs each).
He has also received reviews, quotes and mentions in a wide variety of national publications including TIME magazine, Mix magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Times and USA Today.
He has appeared on national television shows, at numerous media forums, and radio programs, including Entertainment Tonight, CBS This Morning, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR’s Morning Edition and lectured at The Paley Center for Media (NYC), the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, The Smithsonian Institution (D.C.), New Jersey Performing Arts Center His love for Sinatra has brought him to become the producer and occasional co-host, with Nancy Sinatra on her weekly Nancy for Frank show on Sirius-XM radio channel 71 (Siriusly Sinatra).