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About 12 Forward

Need big characters?  Look no further.  Set in the heart of Dallas, 12 Forward Entertainment is the up and coming television production company in the southwest.  Now Specializing in non-scripted programming, 12 Forward has been producing award winning content for TV, film and other media for over a decade.  Our passion is dynamic storytelling with compelling characters as big as Texas… just check out CMT’s Gator 911.  But come on ya’ll, if that isn’t enough, as masters of new technology and the tapeless workflow, 12 Forward combines all the latest tools of the trade to ensure our shows captivate the viewer for a stunning tv experience.  Did we mention the owners, Terry & Melanie Wester, are both 5th generation Texans?


The Team

Melanie Wester   Executive Producer/ Principal
Terry Wester  Executive   Producer/ Principal
James Spurlock   Co-Executive Producer/ Show Runner
Tim Dickey   Co-Executive Producer/ Show Runner
James Sharp   Senior Editor
Kevin Brown   kdB Post Audio
John Dufilho   Sound Design/ Music
Cindy O’Brian   Business Manager


Melanie Wester

Michael Stribling

Julie Langford   Public Relations