BRIAN BAZALA, Director, has spent the better part of 20 years as a professional actor, director and voiceover artist, appearing in countless theatrical productions, feature films, television & radio commercials and corporate video for various clients including Disney and Disney Cruise Line, Universal Studios, Sears, Subway, Lockheed-Martin, and The Golf Channel. This experience has given Brian unique insight into both the artistic and technical needs of a production. An award-winning writer, Brian co-wrote and directed the original musical “Houdini,” which was produced Off-Broadway. Together, Brian and Producer Jay Lavely also created the original television pilot “Deziner Kidz” and the documentary “Freedom Resort.” Brian also owns Bazala Entertainment, Inc., a multifaceted production company located in Central Florida.
BRIAN PRZYPEK, Director of Photography, has more than 15 years of experience making Feature Films, Music Videos and Commercials. A champion of new technologies, he was one of the first Cinematographers to use the RED ONE Camera system and continues to explore the cutting edge of digital image acquisition. He honed his lighting skills as a gaffer, working under many well known A.S.C and international Cinematographers, with more than 40 feature films to his credit in that position. Familiar with all formats of film and video, Brian has shot feature films on the RED @ 4k , Super 35mm, 16mm, Super 16mm, and 1080p High Definition Video. Past credits include: Game of Death (w. Wesley Snipes), Return to Sleepaway Camp, War, Inc.. He was Director of Photographer on the recent feature films Art=(Love)2 and Waiting for Summer, both shot on the RED camera system. www.przypek.com
JOE BLASCO, Makeup Designer/Supervisor. Joe Blasco’s achievements and pioneering efforts in all areas of make-up artistry set him apart as an icon of the industry. With a film and television career spanning over 40 years as a Special Makeup Effects Artist, Designer and Supervisor, his work has been seen in countless classic features including David Cronenberg's “Shivers” and “Rabid,” as well as the current TV series “Mystery Diagnosis” for Discovery Health among others. He is regularly featured in Fangoria Magazine and hosts his own online content network, MUA-TV. In addition, he developed the world's first government recognized schools for professional makeup artistry. The Joe Blasco Makeup Schools have locations in Hollywood, California and Orlando, Florida with a future location planned for New York City. www.joeblasco.com
KIM KAHANA, Stunt Coordinator, has over 40 years of experience in the motion picture and television industry as a Producer, Director, Actor and Stunt Coordinator. He is also an accomplished Martial Arts Instructor and hand to hand combat and weapons expert and holds six different black belt degrees. His credits span a colorful career, appearing in projects as diverse as “Fantasy Island,” “Kung Fu,” “The Green Berets,” “Magnum Force,” “Good Guys Wear Black,” “Passenger 57,” “Jeepers Creepers” and “Lethal Weapon 3.” In addition to being actively involved in film production, he trains a new generation of stunt performers at his school in Groveland, FL. www.kahanastunts.com
WILLIAM L. WHITACRE, Legal Counsel. In addition to having primary responsibility for the investment, legal, and production elements of the film, he will supervise the execution of all distribution agreements for the Company. Mr. Whitacre’s clients include international film and television producers, musical artists, independent music labels, related companies and individuals. His screen credits for produced and distributed feature films include The Pamplin Film Company’s “Hoover” starring Ernest Borgnine (also Executive Producer); the Haxan Films feature films “The Blair Witch Project;” “Altered;“ and “Seventh Moon” starring Amy Smart; “Missing in America” starring Danny Glover, Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton, (also credited as Associate Producer); and “Silver Wings and Civil Rights” (also Supervising Producer), a feature documentary with many of the original Tuskegee Airmen, and winner of the Audience Award at the Miami International Film Festival; and others. www.showbizlaw.net
PAUL VAN WORMER, Unit Production Manager. President of Wormerland Productions in Orlando, Florida, Paul brings years of production support experience and contacts to the table along with an extensive grip and lighting equipment package. Notable clients include Disney, Universal, Telemundo and several domestic and foreign feature films.