Following the dream that was formed in middle school, Sisters TERI DENINE and PAMELA PATINO established Middleground Entertainment, Inc. as a full service, multifaceted-entertainment/production company to provide video production services, creative content and artist development. They’ve collaborated on an array of film, television, live entertainment and stage plays. This dynamic duo recently wrote, directed and produced the new Amazon Prime scripted series Sex & The Single Lady.
PAMELA PATINO spent the majority of her career consulting with major entertainment companies, honing her professional skills to become a leader in bringing organizational structure to companies across the country. She specialized in providing staffing solutions for major entertainment conglomerates like Viacom International and many of its subsidiaries including MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon and Famous Music. Additional clientele included UMG, Warner Brothers, Sony, Bad Boy Worldwide, Violator Management, News Corp/Fox TV and Rock The Bells/LL COOL J.
Pamela has spent the past few years working as a Senior Casting Producer/Casting Producer securing amazing talent for major TV network shows that include LITTLE BIG SHOTS, AMAZINGNESS, BOY BAND, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, LIP SYNC BATTLE SHORTIES, THE WALL AND CHASING DESTINY. She has also worked as a Casting Director on multiple independent film projects. Additionally, she leverages her extensive experience to cultivate the talents of up and coming artists, providing strategies that keep her clients/artists relevant and aligned with the many demands of the ever-evolving entertainment industry.
TERI DENINE is a published author, producer and director of Off-Broadway stage plays, screenplays, reality shows, novels, inspirational works and scripted television series. Her novels include WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT (St. Martin’s Press) Lovers and Liars (St. Martin’s Press) and POCKET FULL OF POSIES (Amazon Prime).
Teri also wrote and directed the highly acclaimed Off-Broadway stage play ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE ME, in addition to a television pilot titled HEAD HUNTERS She served as a writer/producer on the reality series sizzle Date Me, I’m Single! and Computer Luv. Additionally, Teri Denine served as the scriptwriter for independent films that include BLOOD OF A CHAMPION (starring Bokeem Woodbine and Deborah Cox) and CONFESSIONS OF A CALL GIRL(starring Lynn Whitfield, Bokeem Woodbine and Tamala Jones). She also works as a script editor and Ghostwriter. Teri is currently working on several new projects, including The Collection, Poison Ivy and Royal Blue.