Warrior One World Creative Team
Deborah is an award-winning graduate of AFI /DWW, the American Film Institute.
Conservatory’s Directing Workshop for Women, making her directorial debut with the film “Cora Unashamed” for Masterpiece Theatre’s “The American Collection” for the BBC and PBS. She graduated from the Fox/AFI/20th Century Fox’s “Female Feature Film Directors’ Initiative.” Deborah is a five-time Emmy Award nominee and recipient of The Lillian Gish Award for Women in Film, the Golden Block Award, and various festival awards. She directed the season 19 finale for “Grey’s Anatomy,” episode “Family Style” in Season 1 of “Quantum Leap,” and is scheduled to return to direct for Season 2.
As a published novelist, Deborah breaks the mold of science fiction, creating a science fantasy genre with the soul-bending tale of a future Earth and the key to human empowerment called “The Vision Quest.” Four of the five novels in the series have been released and are available on Amazon, and she invites you to join her to explore the growing franchise. “The Vision Quest” universe is the foundation of the “Warrior One” graphic novel story.
Deborah M. Pratt is a member of the Television Academy. Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, Producers Guild of America, and the Writers Guild of America, where she was on the Board of Directors. She is a Webster University and Theater Conservatory graduate with degrees in Psychology and Theatre. She lives in Los Angeles, fights for women and minority rights in the entertainment industry, and has two children, Troian and Nicholas-Dante Bellisario. Always seeking to expand her creative horizons in the arts, “Warrior One” is Deborah Pratt’s first graphic novel.
After years behind the publisher desk, David became CEO of Glass House Graphics, an agency/ studio producing thousands of pages of story and art each year for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Simon & Schuster, and others. His company soon expanded into Glass House Studios, providing animation work on films and TV shows as well as visual effects for live-action. David continues to write, most recently a series of “Goddess Girls,” “Heroes in Training,” and “Moon Base Alph,” graphic novels for Simon & Schuster. He lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife Meryl, daughter Jasmine, and Maltipoo Genie.