Quantum Spin Studios (QSS) is a majority woman-owned company, founded by a film & tv producer, a seasoned entertainment/tech executive, and an autistic science expert who advises Marvel Studios. Together we help influential industry players artfully tell unconventional stories. We are also in development on original video games, films, and series.

Some of the largest media properties in the world have relied on our distinctive combination of scientific and storytelling expertise. Our unique understanding of multiverse theory and time dilation has informed multi-billion dollar franchises with complex science-driven plots.

Our shared value system undergirds our process of world building and character development to tell stories that inspire critical discussion and social change. Our work intentionally elevates women, people with disabilities, people of color, and LGBTQIA people.

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Our founders

Victory Palmisano
Victory Palmisano is a producer, writer and creative development executive with 15 years of experience in both traditional and digital entertainment. She has developed and produced long and short-form media including films, series, commercials, podcasts, and branded entertainment for companies like Viacom, NBCUniversal, The Oprah Winfrey Network, The Walt Disney Company, and many others. Victory lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Daniel and their scrappy dog, Mabel.
Victory Palmisano
Partner, Creative
Mike McHargue is a public educator trusted by millions to use empathy and deep scientific insights to help them navigate some of the most difficult parts of the human experience. He’s the bestselling author of Finding God in the Waves and You’re a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass).

Mike has been featured in The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Huffington Post, and scores of other notable publications. Mike is an in-demand speaker appearing all over the world—including appearances at Google and MIT. Mike lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife Jenny, his daughters Madison and Macey, and their beloved dog, Ruby.
Mike McHargue
Partner, Strategy
Mike McHargue
Tanner Hearne
Tanner Hearne is an executive leader who was previously the VP of Operations at Musicbed and Filmsupply where he led the construction and launch of best-in-class online media licensing platforms.  His expertise is in team leadership, business, software, and digital marketing. He also advocates for providing clean, safe drinking water for people around the world through non-profits like charity: water.

Tanner centers himself on accelerating teams’ abilities, skills, and passions towards their work. Tanner believes a healthy growth environment filled with empathy and honest feedback produces highly performing teams. Tanner lives in Texas with his wife, their two kids, and their spunky dog, Poesy.
Tanner Hearne
Partner, CEO