Who We Are
At ANIMAL TIME, LLC we strive to deliver uplifting and inspirational entertainment. For each show, we assemble a passionate and talented team of professionals with experience in film, television and animal rescue. This unique combination guarantees high quality production values and a maximum impact for the animals and people whose lives we touch.
We look forward to entertaining you!
Tracey Kleber comes to ANIMAL TIME, LLC with 30 years’ experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. She has worked as a fundraiser for higher education at some of the leading universities in the US including the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA and as a fundraiser for environmental conservation with The Nature Conservancy’s Latin America Program. She combines that non-profit experience with 12 years of work in the marketing/advertising industry, spending time with agencies both in the US and UK. Tracey is an avid animal welfare advocate and volunteer, having given her time and financial support to both local and global animal welfare organizations. She is currently living at her home in Italy with her four rescued dogs, Natalia, Elisabetta, Mario and Luigi and her rescued fish, Fred.
Producer / Director
Rebecca A. Rodriguez is a long-time animal advocate and independent filmmaker based in the Pacific Northwest. She founded the humane society on the island of Guam (Guam Animals In Need) in 1989 and went on to run the animal care department at the largest humane society in the Pacific Northwest. During this period, she developed the EVACSAK, an emergency transportation bag for small animals. Later, she went on to work as a program manager for an animal related foundation where she consulted and mediated for various organizations regarding shelter and program development.
She began her career as a filmmaker in 2000, debuting two short films at the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema and the Seattle International Film Festival. As a result of positive reviews, both films were optioned and distributed through a short film content provider. To date she has written, produced and directed a collection of short films, numerous commercials, several music videos and one feature film that is currently being used as an educational tool in domestic violence and child endangerment awareness programs. She received the Best Feature Award at the Reel Women International Film Festival in Los Angeles, 2005 as well as the Best Feature by a Northwest Filmmaker Award from the Far From Hollywood Society in Portland, Oregon.