Reel Republic is the production umbrella for its founders, Shawnee' and Shawnelle Gibbs.
The Gibbs Sisters are an award-winning hybrid team with credits in writing, producing, and animation. The twin sisters and collaborators have created a brand of quirky, fun projects that have entertained audiences across the globe. They are the creators of the award-winning, animated short, Ravishing Raspberry, the popular online animated series’ Adopted by Aliens and Old Ladies Driving, and the YA comic book series, Fashion Forward. The pair are also alumni of the renowned USC Guy Hanks & Marvin Miller Screenwriters Fellowship. Their Tribeca-funded directorial short, Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks, has received acclaim both domestically and abroad.
The Gibbs Sisters are members of Writers Guild of America, West, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Organization of Black Screenwriters. They've worked as a writing team for Bravo's short-lived but uber cool, Step It Up and Dance and their individual work include Producing credits for Emmy-Award winning series Top Chef and Project Runway, and popular television series X-Factor, Food Network Star, The Ultimate Fighter, Discovery Channel's Shark Week and National Geographic's Wicked Tuna, as well as contributions to Disney’s Emmy winning sitcom, Wizards of Waverly Place.