Lannette Turicchi

Posted on 2015-02-27

Lannette Turicchi is a mother of three and the wife of Scott Turicchi, the President of J2 Global Communications.

Lannette started her career at The Walt Disney Company as the assistant to the Head of Casting for Hollywood Pictures, a division of Walt Disney Studios. She held various other jobs at Disney including assistant to the Vice President of New Business Development for The Walt Disney Gallery, and sales assistant for Discover Magazine, a subsidiary of Walt Disney Publishing.

Lannette later became the head of Non Theatrical Distribution for DreamWorks SKG. In this roll, Lannette started the division and was responsible for sales, marketing and distribution of all Non Theatrical elements for DreamWorks Television and Film product.

Lannette then started Captive Entertainment with Paul Poste and Karima Taylor. Captive Entertainment specializes in representing independent film producers in the Non Theatrical environment. Captive Entertainment remains a multi-million dollar company.

Lannette currently is the President of Falling Upwards Productions LLC, an independent production company, specializing in helping non profit companies to tell their story. Lannette directed and produced The Prophet of our Time, a documentary on the life and death of Blessed John Paul II. She is currently in development on a contemporary romantic comedy titled, “The Village Bride of Beverly Hills”.

Lannette sits on the following Boards and Foundations:

  • The Board of Institutional Advancement – The North American College Rome
  • St. John Seminary – The Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • International Catholic Migration Committee
  • The Queen of Angeles Foundation
  • The Turicchi Family Foundation and The Papal Foundation