Best known for producing XBox games and for creating a short-lived gamers' online program called G4tv.com, this producer and writer was born in England and grew up in Canada and the United States.
After studying at Florida State University, she relocated to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in the movie business.
Early in her career, she interned with director Spike Jonze.
She and her four siblings were born in Blackpool, England to Catherine and Anthony Wood. After marrying, she changed her professional name to Tina Wood Summerford.
She briefly worked as a Hollywood assistant, aiding playwright and screenwriter Mark Medoff in the casting of his film, Santa Fe.