Corpening Media

A production company founded in 2017 by Writer and Director Jeff Corpening. Based in Asheville, NC, we bring together teams of talented individuals, behind and in front of the camera, to ensure the highest level of quality for every production. Our focus is on narrative films, and our mission is to do what we do …for the love of story.


The Team

Producer, Betsy Pearl Cardwell
Betsy Cardwell, Producer

Betsy has traveled around the globe as a Production Manager for various music tours, was one of the Founders and Artistic Director of Miami’s Acme Acting Company, and served as Production Manager for the Coconut Grove Playhouse. Her experience includes managing theatre, music, and dance productions, and most-recently the multimedia dance/film Forerunner for the Post Modern Funk Project.

Jeff Corpening, Writer/Director/Editor

Jeff is an Editor, Writer and Director with decades of work in corporate, broadcast, and cable television. Known for his film The Library (2000) and his award-winning Compassion trilogy (2019/20), Jeff formed Corpening Media to focus on narrative storytelling. He is a former teacher of filmmaking and video production to at-risk students in South Florida, a freelance film reviewer, and continues to Produce and Direct short films.

Noelle DeAtley, Producer

Noelle is a Producer, Actor, and Musician who has been in the entertainment business for decades. Producing and performing on stages and in events all over the globe, she is most-recently known for her work around Charlotte, NC in films such as Queer and Southern God and Fork. She also produced the Hip Hop event, Sounds of the Queen City, for the City of Charlotte.


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