Roger Lay, Jr. and Eric Carnagey are the principals of Lay-Carnagey Entertainment. LCE is an innovative film and media company specializing in the development and production of commercially viable projects based on proven literary brands and intellectual properties. The company also focuses on content for the home media market as well as licensing and consumer products.
LCE holds film and media rights to classic and beloved intellectual properties including Simon & Schuster’s best-selling children’s book series Rod Allbright and the Galactic Patrol from acclaimed author Bruce Coville (over 16 million copies sold world-wide), Scholastic’s The Forgotten Door from legendary author Alexander Key (Escape from Witch Mountain), two young adult best-sellers from rising star Jennifer E. Smith: The Geography of You and Me and This Is What Happy Looks Like, and Image Comics’ critically-acclaimed historical fantasy Rasputin from New York Times Best-Seller Alex Grecian just to name a few.
ROGER LAY JR studied film and television production at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television, and The Los Angeles Film School. He began his career working for the production staff of the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond
His producing credits include Universal Pictures upcoming feature Aliens Ate My Homework (based on Simon & Schuster’s best-selling book series by internationally acclaimed children’s author Bruce Coville), HBO/ThinkFilm’s 95 Miles to Go starring Ray Romano, and eOne’s sci-fi feature, Chrysalis -- based on the short story by legendary author Ray Bradbury.
ERIC CARNAGEY has been in executive positions for several entertainment and financial small-scale start-ups over the last decade, including online video gaming, photojournalism, and a long/short energy equities hedge fund. His producing credits include Universal Pictures upcoming feature Aliens Ate My Homework (based on Simon & Schuster’s best-selling book series by Bruce Coville), and special content for DVD releases of cult classic television series including Kindred: The Embraced, Wolf Lake, Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future, and Skeleton Warriors, as well as special features for the award-winning Star Trek: The Next Generation re-mastered Blu-Ray collection.