who we are
Pia loves films. An award winning filmmaker in her own right, Pia is a raconteur, businesswoman, mother of four, supporter of the creative arts, AND THE FOUNDER OF PIA PRESSURE.
As a filmmaker Pia’s debut as writer and documentary maker was 2009’s CHINA POWER, winner of Best HD Documentary Feature.
Again in the role of writer/director she followed this up with 2012’s acclaimed documentary AXIS OF LIGHT, winning best feature at Madrid and Houston Film Festivals as well as receiving the UNAFF / Stanford Award.
Pia is deeply passionate about finding the next generation of filmmakers and original voices that may not fit into the studio system.
James spent many years cutting his teeth in the music industry playing, writing, touring and recording before moving into film. An entrepreneur and cinephile, James draws on his considerable experience in creative industries startups to help find and bring to life exciting new film projects and develop innovative new ways to finance and distribute content. James heads up Pia Pressure’s operation and development slate.