About Us



 

CINEMA GREENS and its founding members have worked on hundreds of titles over the last 30 years. Most recently, the company has provided materials and expertise to Marvel Studios up-and-coming GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2, PASSENGERS, SPIDERMAN, FAST & FURIOUS 8, JUMANJI (2017), CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, 24: LEGACY, ANT MAN, THE ACCOUNTANT, TED2, BOLDEN, SALEM, GOOSEBUMPS, FAST & FURIOUS 7, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, CONSTANTINE (TV), THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, WALK IN THE WOODS, THE 5TH WAVE, THE ORIGINALS, SECRETS AND LIES…

We offer full scale, custom fabrication of any tree you and your Art Directors can dream up! Our pool of talent to design and fabricate specialty projects us unparalleled in the field of tree building and has never been available for the Theme Park Industry. Starting now, Cinema Greens is seeking opportunities to merge our level of experience in creating landscapes for films with the interactive worlds offered by Theme Parks. If you can dream it, we can build it, we are Cinema Greens!



As individuals we have worked on ARGO (BEST PICTURE), IRON MAN 2 & 3, THE KINGDOM, MONEYBALL, DUE DATE, STAR TREK, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 2 & 3, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, HANGOVER 2 & 3, THE LAST SAMURAI, TEARS FROM THE SUN, O’ BROTHER WHERE ART THOU?, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, THE RING 1 & 2, MINORITY REPORT, A.I., JURASSIC PARK, MIGHTY JOE YOUNG, STUART LITTLE, and many more….

THE OWNERS:

JEFF BROWN:  A former Department Head for Universal Studios (Los Angeles, CA) Greens Department and 30 year veteran as a member of IATSE Local 44. Jeff recently joined Local 479 and continues to lend his expertise to productions in the Atlanta area. Jeff has recently been the Greens Coordinator on MENA, GOOSEBUMPS, JUMANJI, and THE DARKEST MINDS.

Jeff specializes in our fabrication elements at the CG manufacturing facility where he has taken the lead in custom tree skins and dirt skins utilizing new polymers and urethanes with Inherent Fire Proofing and UV resistance for longevity. He currently lives in Fayetteville, GA with his wife and Emmy nominated Set Decorator, Natalie Pope; founder of Diggers Antiques in Fayetteville.

BRYAN A. MCBRIEN:  Founder of California Silk & Plant, which operated in 6 states from 2008-2013. Bryan is a 20 year veteran of Local 44 as a Greens Coordinator and is also the first, and only, Greensman to be inducted into the Art Directors Guild (Local 800) as a Production Designer in 2012. Bryan earned a B.A.A. from Central Michigan University in 1996 with minor(s) in Biology & History. He has recently been the Greens Coordinator for WAR DOGS, FURIOUS 7, ANT MAN, and FATE OF THE FURIOUS.

Bryan acts as CFO and the CG-in-house Art Director to help clients utilize 3D modeling to streamline costs and creative decisions. His skills include custom fabrication expertise, sales, public relations & media, design layouts, budget breakdowns, and anything else you want to dream up. He currently lives in Hapeville, GA with his girlfriend, Sarah Howie.

CARLOS “PACO” MARTINEZ:  Carlos received a degree in Agriculture in 1994 at Guatemala – Adolfo V. Hall del Sur the most prestigious Institute of Agriculture in Guatemala. After immigrating to Los Angeles, CA in 1996 he started working for Green Set, Inc where he soon was elevated to Yard Foreman with the responsibilties of Nursery & Greenhouse Manager. After a decade at Green Set he moved on to Greenhouses Nursery in Arleta, CA. There, Carlos continued as the Greenhouse Manager and became a Salesman and the head for Quality & Inventory Control with key clients all over Southern California and the high end resorts & casinos in Las Vegas, NV.

Carlos joined Cinema Greens in the spring of 2014 and purchased a third of the company from one of the founding member, S. Ford Jones in fall of 2016. Carlos joined Local 479  and continues to maintain the thousands of plants in the Cinema Greens Nursery & Greenhouses. He currently lives in Fayetteville, GA with his wife, Yazmina, who is also an employee at Cinema Greens.

SPECIAL ORDERS: Special orders are exactly that! We offer “sample” photos of products to give you an overall view of items we harvest and process for your needs. Please send us a detailed e-mail stating what type of material you are requesting, Quantity, Size (including Height, Width, and Weight restrictions), What you intend to use the material for, Where it is shipping to, When it is needed, and any other pertinent information. We will search our warehouse and vendors to find the perfect product to fit your needs and will reply with a photo(s) of actual products in stock.

            Please allow special order requests at least 2 weeks from the initial contact to delivery of the product.  We highly recommend clients measure doorways, ceiling heights, etc. where the intended items will be placed; i.e. the spread of some Manzanita trees will surpass 8’.

PLANT CARE CLAUSE:  Renter is responsible for proper care when handling or transporting C.G. materials. Renter is aware that all plants must be protected from the elements: heat cold, wind, and must be given proper light and water, or damage will result. CINEMA GREENS assumes renter is aware of special needs of plants and if unsure of proper care, they must ask C.G. Management for written information as to the proper care. The act of returning C.G. items does not mean the items are returned in good condition, even if signed for as being returned in good order. Customer agrees that damages to the C.G. materials may be missed or not be obvious when returned, and damages will appear later. Customer agrees that damages will not be assessed by personnel but will be determined by Management, and results may not be available on return, but will be assessed by Management at a later date.

-Customer agrees to pay any loss or damage as assessed by CINEMA GREENS  Management.

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