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Project Founder and Director of Feeln festival and network
Stevie Eagle E, or Stephen Ellis, has over 45 years in the music and entertainment industry. He is well known and respected in the industry as an artist, producer, writer, filmmaker, and one-half of EEDB (Eagle E and Doc B). He has been nominated for a Grammy for his Mudah earth video and has won various awards in entertainment. He works with some of the most famous names in the entertainment industry and has been the creative mind behind several global movements and events in the West, China, and the USA. Now based in Brazil, he has worked with some of Brazil’s biggest names and at Brazil’s most significant events. He has worked closely with the community and government to push the beauty and culture of Brazil. In addition, he has worked on projects with major corporations around the globe, fusing cultures and music. He is a well-respected figure in his community because of his philanthropic, charitable and artistic work with the children and people of the favelas. His connections, experience and expertise in entertainment, events, Brazil and worldwide put him in an ideal position to lead The Feeln festival to success. Stephen Ellis is also the head of Shlepp Entertainment Ltd.
Project broadcast/streaming and production manager Feeln festival
Tre Goodrum brings over 25 years of executive management and production experience in the Media Industry, including finance, production, promotions, merchandising and asset management. Tre’s administrative experience included overseeing creative direction and development for The OnFire Networks, Shlepp Entertainment (UK, Brazil, China) and Humano (South Korea) in Structured Finance, Digital Broadcast Media, Interactive Trans-media content, Live Stream Development and international IP marketing. In addition, he’s done development for some of the industry’s biggest names, including MCA/Universal, Image Awards, and Propaganda Films (Michael Bey and Dom Sienna). Clients have included Prince, Vogue, U2, Nike, VH-1, The David Bowie “Augmented Reality” project, and YB the Band, including Janet and Michael Jackson. Additionally, Tre Goodrum earned gold and platinum record awards as a concert producer and promoter. Additionally, Tre Goodrum will oversee TV, Streaming and broadcasting for the Feeln festival as well as general project management and structure.
Joselito Souza Júnior
Festival Production and head of Digtal Media and marketing
Director of Augmented Marketing, a multimedia communication agency.
created in Paris, graduated in Economics from UFBa in 1991, the following year, Master's degree in
International Economics at Paris XIII University, concluded in 1994.
LUCIE NOZIZWE JIYANE
International Goodwill Ambassador
Known as ´Mother of Nations´ Czech Republic singer and humanitarian Lucie Nozizwe Jiyane has captured the hearts of the African people so much so that they gave her the name Mother of Nations. Her work in Africa and the Czech Republic has brought her to prominence not only as a great singer and founder leader of the Ubuntu Choir but also as a true humanitarian bringing people closer together from all around the world with work and spirit for humanity.
Appointed Legal representative for Brazil
Debora Alves is our appointed legal representative in Brazil. Appointed by our chief International Lawyer Dr Roland Amoussou to oversee our general day-to-day legal affairs in Brazil. Debora will manage and oversee our Lawyers and legal affairs for the FEEln festival LTDA in Brazil.
Project Ambassador and Head of International legal affairs
Dr. Roland Amoussou, is a French-Beninese, Partner at Vovan & Associates Law Group, Bangkok with more than 20 years of experience in Asia. He specializes in various areas of international law with a passion for comparative law, law and technology, and international arbitration. Roland lectures at various Thai universities and works as a resource person for professional training programs around Asia.
Dr. Amoussou served as an arbitrator for ICC (Paris). He is on the panel of arbitrators of the Thai Arbitration Center (THAC), a member of the Arbitration Commission of ICC Thailand, committee member of the prestigious Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CiArb Thailand branch). He performed as President of arbitration tribunals.
Roland is also a prolific author (“Cryptolawgy”, “International Arbitration”, “The Art of Amicability”). He won many awards for his dedication to #bridging and his active contribution to education, Afro music and dance culture, and ADR. He received the award of “African Man of the Year 2022, Asia-Pacific”.
Project global ambassador, Africa liaison manager
Ndileka Mandela. The name speaks for itself—the granddaughter of the great man, Nelson Mandela. Ndileka Mandela is continuing the great legacy of her grandfather Nelson Mandela. Her work and diplomacy take her worldwide, working on various philanthropic and global causes and supporting many foundations in and out of Africa. Her connections with world leaders, movers and shakers have allowed her to speak for and influence real change in Africa and for its people globally. Ndileka Mandela’s knowledge, connections and influence in Africa will allow us to work closely with African leaders, talents and businesses in various African countries. She will also oversee our charitable efforts and distributions on the African continent, ensuring we can help as many children and families as possible through funds raised at the Feeln festival.
Head of project security - Head of finance Feeln festival
With more than three decades of experience in delivery, project management and stakeholder engagement, Anestis Mantzouranis has a long and proven track record of success in diverse industries, such as Cyber Security, Audio Engineering, Digital and Print Publishing, Motorsport and Automotive Design, as well as the manufacture of Custom Guitars and the Rock Music industry. With projects that include the $AUD120Mil network refresh for one of Australia’s largest Aviation companies, the diversity of environments have ranged from small to large, very corporate and government. Professional contract project manager with industry experience in varied sectors, including Telco, Bank & Finance, Aviation, Property Management, Recruitment, Entertainment and more. However, the focus has been on large enterprises and assisting startup companies to launch tech innovation and gain traction. Anestis Mantzouranis will oversee the technical and digital security aspects of the Feeln festival as well as overseeing general project management and business infrastructure. Anestis will also act as our Australasian ambassador for talent and charitable projects through the Feeln festival.
Project investment manager and project manager
James Wearing-Smith is the President and a Founder of Stark Networks. These days James’ primary focus is private project administration in Thailand and bringing feature film productions to the Kingdom of Thailand. James Wearing Smith worked for global investment banks providing his services to Commerzbank in Japan, JP Morgan Patersons in Australia, and Macquarie Bank in Hong Kong. After that, he moved into fund management positions with private investment banking firms. From 2016-2019 James provided services as an independent contractor assigned as Director of ASEAN Markets for BlueMount Capital. James is an experienced capital markets and finance executive with career experience spanning over 30 years. James Wearing-Smith will oversee project investment and sponsorship for the Feeln festival and manage our state-of-the-art remote streaming, TV and film complex in the Kingdom of Thailand.
Project International Cultural Ambassador and Asia Liaison manager
International Cultural Ambassador, singing star soprano Jane Zhu also known as Jane Maria (artist name), has a master’s degree in vocal and opera; Jane Zhu has won many international awards, including the Honourable Mention Prize of the International Opera Lyric Role Competition in Rome, the most influential Lion award of the
Lions Clubs International, the Most Achieved Chinese Awards(MACA) for Creative Enterprising Artist, and International Elite Women Most Influential Award. Jane Zhu serves as the honorary president of the Confederation of Chinese Business UK (women business assoc.) in the UK and as a jury member of the Voice of China Global
audition final. Jane Zhu is also the director of UCCMG, a global cultural media group connecting global Chinese communities and supporting the development of Eastern-Western cross-culture cooperation and networking. Jane Zhu will oversee our business and cultural connections between China and Globally. In addition, Jane
Zhu will coordinate our youth cultural exchanges and charitable efforts in China.
Project youth Ambassador - Project head of youth development
Born in Hong Kong and raised in San Francisco, British-educated Leslie Loh (Qymira) is a multi-faceted artist, actress, writer, composer, producer and filmmaker. She earned an Economics BSC degree from the University of Bristol, which started a career in investment banking and law. Later her musical talent and artistic passion lit up the entertainment world as the first Asian to have achieved the No. 1 slot in the UK Music Week Breakers chart. She also became the spokesperson of an exclusive international skincare brand in Los Angeles. She is the Founder and CEO of Qymira Concerts, Qymira Couture and Qymira Creations. Separately, Leslie is the Founder
and Executive Director of One Gaia, a global movement and foundation that promotes oneness by bringing together children in need across the globe as one people through the universal language of music, dance, arts, fashion, sports and cuisine. One Gaia has been instrumental in rebuilding schools ravaged by natural disasters in the Philippines and has supported children in need via several global initiatives. Leslie Loh and One Gaia oversee the feeln festival children in need and youth program.
Project art and film ambassador/manager
Paul Campbell is Jamaica’s most famous contemporary actor on screen and stage. In Jamaica, his distinctive voice is on local radio as the voice of Fame FM. He also has global recognition throughout the Caribbean, Africa, the UK, Japan, the US and Canada. He is known for his leading roles in “The Lunatic”, “Dancehall Queen”,
and “Third World Cop”. His other notable film credits include the iconic roles of“Mad Max” in “Shottas” and African American favourites like “First Sunday” alongside Ice Cube. Most recently, Paul was a featured role in “Cell Storm”, a film with American football great Lawrence LT Taylor. He continues to act and, in his downtime, can
be found in front of the canvas with brush and acrylic paint in hand. His painting has now brought new fame to Paul Campbell, with his work recognized in galleries around the world. Paul Campbell will head the Art and film departments of the Feeln festival and spearhead our charitable efforts alongside One Gaia in the Caribbean.
Paul Campbell will also oversee cultural exchanges between the Caribbean and Brazil for the Feeln festival.
Project Ambassador and head of health and Wellbeing
“Mr. Motivator,” is a Jamaican-born British fitness instructor and TV personality. He became popular in the 1990s for his high-energy fitness routines on the breakfast TV show “GMTV” in the UK, where he encouraged viewers to get active and live a healthier lifestyle. Mr. Motivator is known for his colorful spandex outfits, infectious enthusiasm, and catchphrases like “Work it, baby!” and “Feel the burn!” His fun and accessible approach to fitness has made him a beloved figure in the UK, and he has since appeared on various TV shows, including “The One Show,” “Celebrity Big Brother,” and “Good Morning Britain.” In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Motivator returned to TV to help people stay active while they
were stuck at home. He launched his own YouTube channel, where he shares daily exercise videos and inspires people to keep moving and stay positive. In 2021, he was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for his services to health and fitness. Derrick Evans will oversee all health and wellbeing services, education and mangement for the Feeln Festival
Project and event manager
Callum Beattie is a seasoned pro when it comes to organizing festivals around the world. With many years of experience working in the festival industry worldwide including the Glastonbury Festival, Ynot Festival, Truck Festival, Snowboming Festival and many, many more. His passion for festivals along with his team of experienced professionals will ensure the FEELn festival is run and organized to the highest standards.
Project mental health ambassador
Alex Boyé is truly a multicultural, multigenerational, global artist and Speaker! With over 1 billion views on his YouTube channel, Boyé’s diverse blend of African-infused pop music and vibrant dynamic visuals have captured a loyal legion of online followers turning him into a viral sensation! His passion for mental health has led him to create a whole tour to help combat this global problem. Alex Boye will not only be performing at the FEELn festival but he will also be developing our mental health programs and agenda for the festival and beyond.
Project ambassador, artist procurement and management Feeln festival
If ever someone had the Midas touch in business and music, it would have to be international music mogul Qadree El-Amin. He is well known for his skilful and successful navigation of the career of GRAMMY Award-winning artists Boyz II Men. Boyz II Men is one of a few artists who climbed to the number one position on the charts 50 times. El-Amin’s hard work with Boyz II Men received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Through the Southpaw Entertainment Company, he has also served as manager to global superstars Vanessa Williams, Janet Jackson, Teddy Riley, Blackstreet, Deborah Cox and Lou Bega. Qadree El-Amin’s valuable alliances with noted record label presidents Clive Davis, L.A. Reid, Jimmy Lovine and Tommy Mottola, along with his work with megastars like Michael Jackson and Muhammad Ali and his reputation as one of America’s foremost music moguls, allows him to secure the biggest names in the entertainment industry for the Feeln festival as well as oversea our artistic and philanthropic work in North America.
SELLO ISAAC TLADI
African media and artist manager - Project Ambassador
Born and raised in Soweto, Republic of South Africa, Sello Isaac Tladi is a renowned music and radio presenter spanning over 35 years. "IKE" as he is affectionately called is also a producer and compiler having worked for KayaFm Radio Station, Radio Metro in RSA.
Ike also produced and presented MEDUMO (SOUNDS OF AFRICA) which was a 45-minute daily week-day tapestry of Africa. The programme showcased African music and culture to the world from an African perspective.
He also has compiled "Ike's Jamming Grooves" which became a best seller in and around the SADC region. He has also conducted interviews with local, regional and international artists such as SALIF KEITA, ANGELIQUE KIDJO, and AL JARREAU just to mention a few.
Ike also compiled a 14-track album called Afro Divas for various artists which showcased some little-known but persuasive music talent across Africa.
CHIEF AMBASSADOR OJIODU-AMBROSE Uche S.A
Africa/Germany FEELn Festival Ambassador
Toni Tuklan - Onu-Obi - Palace Spokesman ( Ojioba Palace ), Eminent Peace Ambassador (UN Peace Volunteers), Vice President Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Germany, President WERNETT Ev.(Foundation) is not only a well-known chart-topping artist in Europe but also a significant figure in African - Europe relations and dialogue. His credits in diplomacy and business between Africa and Europe are too many to mention.
Karla R. LaRive
Head of indigenous relations
Karla R. LaRive is a long-time advocate for preserving the legacy of wild horses and the vanishing of the American West. She works with and represents several Native American tribes. Karla comes to the Feeln Festival with a career background in Los Angeles and New York theatrical and concert entertainment industry.
She founded PK Productions, LLC in South Dakota (USA) in 2006. PK Productions LLC was nominated for a 2016 Grammy (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences); for “Best Regional Roots Recording” as Producer on GENERATIONS featuring Windwalker and the MCW. Windwalker and the MCW won two Native American Music Awards in 2008 and 2010. PK Productions, LLC has received memorable Indigenous and World music awards and nominations for its music artists.
Italo Franca Souza
Brazilian head of accounting
Italo Franca Souza of Franca Solucoes Empresarias will head up our accounting department in Brazil