Q Empire Productions is a limited liability company owned and operated by CEO Quanah Jay Hicks of Orange County New York. Quanah is a uniquely multi-faceted individual: a singer/songwriter, music producer, multi-instrumentalist, photographer, cinematographer, author, director of films and composer of film scores. Quanah has written & produced alongside major label/platinum artists, video game publishers, television networks and animation/film production companies. His music credits include Universal Music Group, Sony Pictures, Bravo, Sundance, TLC, Discovery Channel, FOX, Style Network, ABC Family, Travel Channel, Oprah Winfrey Network, PBS, Oxygen, Esquire, ETV, Atari/Infograms, Activision and many more.
Quanah’s first entry into the independent film world began with his short film, “Teodora.” As a result of his directing style and unique aesthetic showcased in the film, he garnered the attention of film industry professionals who joined him to be a part of his first feature length film, “1.7 Alpha.” In the 2015 Hoboken International Film Festival, “1.7 Alpha” earned Quanah the Best Screenplay nomination, and in the 2015 Hudson Valley International Film Festival, Best Director nomination.
“Saturn’s Window“ is the title of Quanah’s new feature film (currently in post-production) and scheduled for a 2017 release.