Ridini Entertainment’s expertise is in developing and creating content (writing, producing, directing, post-production, distribution, and marketing) across all media platforms (television, movies, radio, print, online, mobile & other media).

Company Founder & President, Maryann Ridini Spencer, is an accomplished, award-winning TV/Film writer and producer and member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America West.   She’s written and produced numerous TV series, TV news programs, and television and film movie projects for such outlets as:  Cable News Network (“People Now” and “The Mike Douglas Show”), USA Networks (“Alive & Well”), SyFy Channel (MOWs), Showtime Networks (“Roger Corman Presents” movie series), The Movie Channel (MOWs), Time Warner Cable, PBS-TV, and projects for network and multimedia syndication as well as foreign theatrical distribution.

Ridini Entertainment:  Committed to Creating Content that Entertains, Empowers, Enlightens, and Inspires!

For in-house projects, Ridini Entertainment is committed to writing and producing quality entertainment that uplifts, inspires and promotes positive values encompassing themes that embrace understanding, respect, love and appreciation of the individual and the human condition.

At Ridini Entertainment, we also work with clients on creating, developing, producing and distributing content for their media needs (commercials, TV and internet projects, business profiles, promotional spots, PSAs, how to videos, educational, news stories, documentaries, event coverage, lectures, and more). Learn More.

Currently In Production

Simply Delicious Living with Maryann®

The award-winning TV series (& blog) featuring Maryann's healthy and sustainable recipes is broadcast on in Southern California on PBS-TV (KVCR-TV), DishTV, DirecTV, ifood, YouTube, Roku (Simply Delicious Living Channel), and online at Ventura County Star, part of the USA Today Network (Search: Simply Delicious at vcstar.com)

On radio and PODCAST, listen in iTunes and on the SDL Podcast Channel.

Read Maryann's Simply Delicious Living with Maryann® Magazine.

Find out more about the series, Visit: MaryannRidiniSpencer.com/about-sdl

& Maryann's award-winning blog: SimplyDeliciousLiving.com

Sustainable Ventura News

The award-winning environmental TV news program created, produced and reported by Maryann Ridini Spencer is broadcast in Ventura County on CAPS MEDIA's Channel 15 and online at Ventura County Star, part of the USA Today Network (Search: Sustainable Ventura at vcstar.com).

On radio and PODCAST, listen in iTunes and on the Sustainable Ventura Podcast Channel.

In Pre-Production

Current Movie Projects in Development & Pre-Production

Art of Survival (based on the best-selling novels “The Art of Survival” by Charles Pierce with J. Marlando and “Din” by J. Marlando), Screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer

Ticket Home (based on the best-selling novel “Ticket Home” by James Michael Pratt), Screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer

Lady in the Window (based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Maryann Ridini Spencer in bookstores May 2017, SelectBooks), Screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer

The Good Heart (based on the best-selling novel “The Good Heart” by James Michael Pratt), Screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer and James Michael Pratt

To Jeffrey With Love, based on a True Story, Original Screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer  (“Official Selection” at the International Family Film Festival, 2016)

Best Friends Are Forever (based on the novel “Husbands May Come and Go, But Best Friends Are Forever” by Judith Marshall), Screenplay by Maryann Ridini Spencer

Harrington House, (Movie & TV series pilot),  Original Series Created and Written by Maryann Ridini Spencer and Brian Oppenheimer

Completed Documentaries

Stewards of Sustainability (2012, APWA/Ridini Entertainment/Five Nine Productions), written, directed, produced and narrated by Maryann Ridini Spencer.

Doo the right thing!  (2010, Ridini Entertainment/City of Ventura), written, directed and produced by Maryann Ridini Spencer

Completed Film Projects

For Hallmark Hall of Fame/CBS-TV

The Lost Valentine stars Betty White and Jennifer Love Hewitt and is co-Produced/Written by Maryann Ridini Spencer.

Learn More about the critically-acclaimed, award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame film "The Lost Valentine."

For Showtime Network, SyFy Network, and the foreign theatrical market

Falling Fire starring Michael Pare*

The Shepherd starring C. Thomas Howell and Roddy Piper

Future Fear starring Jeff Wincott, Maria Ford, and Stacey Keach

Working with Concorde-New Horizons, Corp., Maryann had a first look production deal with legendary film producer Roger Corman.  In a special “Showtime Presents” science fiction movie series that was broadcast on Showtime Networks, Maryann worked developing projects, securing co-production financing for the medium budget movies, and executive producing films which also ran on The Movie Channel as well as theatrical features in the foreign marketplace.

*Winner of several awards including Gold Winner at The Charleston International Film Festival.


For SyFy Network, The Movie Channel and the foreign theatrical market



For more information on books by Maryann, visit the "Books Tab" at the author's website: MaryannRidiniSpencer.com
On her Award-Winning TV Series
Online Magazine
Online Magazine
Maryann's Cookbook
Maryann's Cookbook
Award-Winning Novel @ Barnes & Noble and Amazon
Award-Winning Novel @ Barnes & Noble and Amazon

Contact REC

Get in touch with us about any of our projects as well as broadcast, co-branding, sponorship, advertising or product placement opportunities.

Reach us by email at recprinfo@gmail.com or call (818) 884-0104.