CineKat Filmworks

CineKat Filmworks is a Los Angeles based production company founded by Frayne Rosanoff and Steven Helgoth that specializes in original content for feature films and streaming platforms. We develop content from start to finish creating interesting concepts into final, finished products for distribution. Our first feature film, Hesperia, is now available to watch on Amazon Prime and we are currently working on a sci-fi pilot presentation Portals. Up-coming projects include the streaming series deSADE and Evil.

Meet the Team


Frayne landed in New York City after finishing school in Pittsburgh. An accomplished actor in his own right, Frayne has appeared on stage and screen, from off-Broadway roles in plays such as True WestWhen U Coming Back Red Rider, and Brilliant Traces to daytime soaps and feature films. Frayne has produced numerous stage productions throughout NYC and LA. Other production credits include the feature film Game Of Truth and the short films Let’s Shoot This and Guilty!


Steven began his career in show business as an actor, studying with legendary actress/teachers, Uta Hagen, Geraldine Page, and Sandy Dennis. As the artistic director for several NYC theater companies including The Sanford Meisner Theater and The Vortex Theater Company, Steven has directed over 150 NY off-Broadway plays. Steven then formed Helgoth and Associates Casting in 1998 and quickly went to work casting several projects. West Bank Story premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and was screened at numerous additional film festivals across the world, garnering several awards, culminating with the ultimate prize- the Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film at the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Since forming CineKat Filmworks with Frayne Rosanoff, he has branched into what he’s most passionate about- film directing. His recent film directing credits include HesperiaGame Of Truth, and the short films Let’s Shoot This and Guilty!


Michael began his journey from Metro Detroit by way of Michigan State University with a specialization in Digital Media, Arts and Technology. After working as a sports reporter at an ABC affiliate in Mid- Michigan, he then moved on to Chicago where he gained numerous acting and modeling credits such as NBC’s The Playboy Club and MTV’s Underemployed. Since moving to Los Angeles to follow his dream of filmmaking, Michael has studied character development and scene study at the Underground Theatre in Hollywood, where he met Steven Helgoth and Frayne Rosanoff and booked roles on ABC’s Wicked City and the feature film Blood Pageant. After first coming onboard to assistant direct CineKat’s feature film Hesperia, Michael has since been involved with all aspects of production within the company, from technical to creative.


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