The DreamVision Universal Entertainment Companies

Our Story

Content Creation

DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and its subsidiary DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd (‘DreamVision Universal Entertainment’) are filmed entertainment (feature films, documentaries, direct to video), television programming, multimedia, and new media developers of extensively researched, highly creative, carefully crafted, innovative and cutting-edge, story driven, insightful, thought provoking and wide demographic appeal ‘content’. The two companies constantly strive to expand their operations using new technologies and into emerging markets.

DreamVision Universal Entertainment exclusively licenses or develops in-house ‘content’, which it defines as superior quality audio-visual and beneficial material which conveys a story in a contextually relevant manner with the aim of creating incomparable audience enjoyment, emotional response, experience and/or engagement.

The primary focus of DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and its subsidiary DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd is on creating and developing superior ‘content’, which DreamVision Universal Entertainment then contractually partners with well established, experienced and capable Co-Production firms, Film / Television Studios, Event Management firms, Distributors, Exhibitors, and other companies to produce, and then distribute and/or broadcast. DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and its subsidiary DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd are also involved in the securing of project related mezzanine capital, production budget finance, banking, government grants, subsidies, foreign pre-sales, and related financial arrangements either solely or in association with the Co-Production firms, Studio’s and/or other relevant corporate partners involved with a particular production.


Mission Statement

DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and its subsidiary DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd, aim to provide the global community with superior, pioneering, and inventive entertainment products and services, through the preservation of the events and knowledge of the dramatic past, enlivening the dynamic events of the present day, and exploring the imaginative possibilities of the future. DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd continue to build upon established international partnerships with some of the world’s elite filmed entertainment, television, multimedia, new media, and virtual reality corporate leaders as a hallmark of their global philosophy.

DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd’s commercial and non-commercial activities are driven by the purpose of achieving excellence and guided by a strong code of ethics based upon a socially acceptable ‘system of correct moral values’, together with a philosophy of constantly maintaining a high degree ‘appropriate conduct’ by its Corporate Directors, Officers, Staff and Employees in its relations with the global community. DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd are committed to corporate social responsibility and environmental protection.

As part of its deeply held corporate philosophy as well as a personal mission of its senior management, the ‘DreamVision Foundation’ is an entity which will receive a portion of the profits of DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd.’s filmed entertainment (feature films, documentaries, direct to video), television programming, multimedia, and new media productions, as well as from other sources of income for charitable support to selected organizations. The initial charities which have been selected are some of the most effective organizations in their respective fields of endeavour from around the World. Through this effort DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd can provide important and socially relevant support to the global community at large.


Senior Management

John Holmes
Group Managing Director

John Holmes hails from Australia where he completed his advanced tertiary education. John has a finance and insurance industry background and an exceptional ability to integrate disparate financial and insurance products, thereby solving unique end user requirements. John’s professional experience has focused primarily on the banking, insurance and financial services sectors in Australasia. His experience includes responsibility for bank branch network and head office finance, commercial and consumer finance, and banking administration and management.

During the early 1980s John became involved with the expansion of the banking industries share of the financial services sector with financial planning services and sophisticated investment products. As the financial services industry continued its expansion creating further opportunities for skilled financial planners, John became a founding partner of a Management Consultancy firm which developed a fairly unique relationship with a major international insurance firm, for the recruitment, training, management and development of markets for financial Planners and Advisers. Through John and his partner’s endeavours they quickly became the leading Managing Consultancy to the international insurance firm until the latter part of the 1980s, when John moved to work with one of Australia’s most innovative financial services firms comprised of leading individuals from the insurance and financial planning industries. Following upon his successes with the international insurer and financial service firm, John and a partner created an Employee Benefits (EB) consultancy in Australia to the World’s largest international insurance brokerage firm. This company provided exclusive Life Insurance concepts on an exclusive national basis.

During the 1990s John’s career in the financial services industry focused on the provision of Business Insurance solutions to the corporate sector including “Succession Planning” to SMEs through several large accounting and stock broking networks. During his extensive financial services career John has been involved with the evaluation and financing of major feature film and television projects.

John Holmes is an avid open water scuba diver, golfer, and is passionate about game fishing. John’s interests include astronomy, ancient and modern history, aviation, geopolitics, military affairs, and advanced technologies. He also enjoys landscape painting and hiking.


Diane Hughes
Group Chief Executive Officer

Diane Hughes hails from the United Kingdom where she completed her advanced tertiary education. She has an interdisciplinary science background and knowledge comprising astronomy, physics, and archeology, with a strong cross-disciplinary approach to research. Diane also has a keen interest and background in writing and journalism. She served in various formal capacities during the latter part of the Cold War and in the 1990s. Diane maintains connections with a number of European countries governments and military services, professional Security Organizations, and separately relationships with several defence contractors and advanced technology companies. Previously Diane was a Consulting Director for Global & Military Operations to an advanced technology firm. Earlier in her career she was an independent technical advisor to a BBC television producer. Diane is also a geopolitical advisor to consulting firms.

Diane Hughes is also the sole author of a manuscript titled ‘A Secret To Die For’ registered on the 27 November 2000 with the United States Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Washington D.C., United States; and is the sole author/writer of a feature film ‘Treatment’ adaptation of her ‘A Secret To Die For’ manuscript registered with the Writers Guild of America (West), Los Angeles, California, United States. Diane Hughes ’A Secret To Die For’ manuscript and feature film ’Treatment’ are being adapted under license by DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and its subsidiary DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd as a theatrical release motion picture. She is also the sole conceiver, developer and writer of a pending television series.

During the last several years Diane has developed strategic relationships with numerous feature film, television, multimedia, Internet, video game, virtual reality, e-commerce, banking and finance companies, co-production firms, producers, publishers, and distributors and senior executives throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

As an author and writer Diane is an accomplished investigator with a keen eye and tenacity for detail, whether technical or historical, with a deep passion for truly absorbing storytelling, character development and interaction, and captivating scene portrayal. She enjoys creating suspense and drama, action sequences, as well as compelling subplots, which not only support but enhance the major plot and themes of the saga in question. Diane has a resourcefulness and ability to chronicle complex interwoven storyline situations. She also has an instinctive capability to see through the eyes of the envisioned audience and create captivating and emotionally engaging stories with wide demographic appeal.

Diane Hughes is an avid parachutist, open water scuba diver, cross country and downhill skier, and martial arts practitioner. Diane’s interests include aviation; archeology; art (classical, contemporary, and modern); astronomy; geology; history (ancient and modern); paleontology; physics; as well as geopolitics; defence strategy; the armed forces; military science; advanced technologies; landscape painting; photography; and hiking in mountainous terrain.


Peter Holt
Director Film & Television Development

Peter Holt has over twenty-five years of experience as a feature film, television, and documentary producer with extensive international co-production management knowledge. Peter is also an accomplished Script Editor across multiple genres.

He has a reputation for excellence and putting together skilled, creative and well-balanced production teams whether for Studio shoots or on-location filming. Peter is a multilinguist and has worked all over the World, initially within government and the military services, and now in the private sector. He has spent hundreds of hours producing and filming in military helicopters, vehicles, high-speed RIBs and inflatable boats during exercises.

His experience includes feature films, documentary films, television programming, web-television and streaming, straight-to-DVD, industrial advertising productions, commercials and corporate films. His skills also include supervising and assisting in project budgetary control and oversight, coordinating production schedules, and he is an effective mediator and troubleshooter. Peter has an eye for detail and ability to deliver projects on time and on budget while ensuring the creative integrity of the project is maintained.

He brings a confident resilience, intelligence, and flexibility combined with wit, humour and humanity to every project. He also has significant event management experience. Peter is a university and film school graduate. He is thoroughly experienced in using a variety of entertainment industry software including Movie Magic budgeting and scheduling.

Peter Holt enjoys parasailing, parachuting, scuba diving, cross country and downhill skiing, backcountry hiking, and is a student of modern history and military science and equipment.



Staff

Anthony Theil
Film and Television Production Management
Singapore, Belgium, Germany

David Bradford
Deputy Communications Manager
Singapore

Chanaka Fernando
Graphics Arts Supervisor, Web Master
Singapore and Germany

Nattakarn Theil
Film and Television Production Research Associate
Singapore, Belgium, Germany


Advisors & Consultants

DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA and its subsidiary DreamVision Universal Entertainment (Singapore) Pte Ltd are very fortunate in having several key advisors including the following:


Special Thanks

We would like to thank the following individuals and companies who have and are providing outstanding support to DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA, its subsidiaries, and/or Diane Hughes.

Dr. Frank Zabel
Chief Executive Officer
Dresdner Molkerei Gebrüder Pfund GmbH
Bautzner Strasse 79
01099 Dresden, Saxony,
Germany
Web: http://www.pfunds.de

Ivana Krátká
Business Advisor, SEO Consultant, Professional Photographer
Jindřichův Hradec
Czech Republic (Czechia)

Petr Lepši
Photographer & University Flora Researcher
České Budějovice
Czech Republic (Czechia)


Special Recognition

We would like to acknowledge the following individuals and companies who have and are providing exceptional technical support to DreamVision Universal Entertainment SA, and its subsidiaries.

Bram De Smet
MA International Conflict & Security - Gender & Conflict, Robotics Engineer, Web Programmer, NGO Advisor.
Brussels, Belgium