The NEXT-GEN Platform for Content Development and Representation  


Powered by 20 years of experience in print and digital production, AUXmedia is a revolution, changing how creative content is developed and distributed. Combining the developmental and technological forces of the award-winning AQUARIUS PRESS and WILLOW BOOKS, AUXmedia takes creators to the next level.



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2018 National Outdoor Book Awards Winner!

Pure Land wins 2018 Literature Award

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Pure Land Event @ Tucson Festival of Books


When the Swan Sings on Hastings (2019)

Heather Buchanan

“I am a storyteller”

Heather Buchanan is a producer and publisher of internationally-acclaimed titles.

Buchanan has several projects in development and also produces with other studios, such as Valiant Film’s Solomon (2019), a Sundance Institute-supported project, and California-based producer Michael D. Jones (Kill the Irishman, 2011), owner of Silver Heart Productions. Buchanan has 20+ years of experience in acquisitions and rights management. The co-founder of the award-winning Willow Books, Buchanan oversees a mission to develop, publish and promote writers of color. Her groundbreaking LitFest streams live broadcasts of authors of color across the country and Willow events take place across the globe. Buchanan has taught at several universities and was the COO for the Wayne County Council for Arts, History & Humanities. Buchanan is a member of the Independent Film Project (IFP), Alliance for Women Composers and a grant writer for the Winter Film Awards. She is the founder of AUXmedia, an independent film and television production company.




 PURE LAND National Tour 2018

PURE LAND National Tour 2018


Annette mcgivney

Annette McGivney is an experienced speaker who has delivered dozens of public lectures as well as given radio and television interviews including an appearance with Lester Holt on NBC's "Today Show." She has been a featured speaker at the Texas Book Festival, the Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City Library's Dewey Lecture Series, the Grand Canyon Association Lecture Series, the Grand Canyon River Runners Film Festival and the Flagstaff Festival of Science. 

In February 2016, McGivney was the Preliminary Speaker for the Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference at Northern Arizona University. And in October 2015, she was invited to speak at the annual Non Fiction Now Conference with more than 500 attendees.

In 2017 and beyond, McGivney will be focused on giving talks and book signing events related to her most recent work "Pure Land." In addition to discussing the book she is interested in sharing her experiences about how encounters with wild nature help heal the wounds of trauma and domestic violence.

Solomon: a fEATURE fILM

AUXmedia's Director H. Buchanan is proud to serve on the producing team for Solomon, a upcoming film set in Detroit!



Caroline Stucky, Director of Photography


Book to Screen Seminars

Featuring Zelmer Bothic III, Spike Lee films Malcolm X, School Daze, Summer of Sam