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William Shatner

William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.

Shatner was born in Côte Saint-Luc, Montreal, Canada, to Anne (Garmaise) and Joseph Shatner, a clothing manufacturer. His father was a Jewish immigrant from Bukovina in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, while his maternal grandparents were Lithuanian Jews. After graduating from university he joined a local Summer theatre group as an assistant manager. He then performed with the National Repertory Theatre of Ottawa and at the Stratford, Ontario Shakespeare Festival as an understudy working with such as Alec Guinness, James Mason, and Anthony Quayle. He came to the attention of New York critics and was soon playing important roles on major shows in live television.

Shatner spent many years honing his craft before debuting alongside Yul Brynner in The Brothers Karamazov. He was kept busy during the 1960s in films such as Judgment at Nuremberg and The Intruder and on television guest-starring in dozens of series such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Defenders, The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone. In 1966, Shatner boarded the USS Enterprise for three seasons of Star Trek, co-starring alongside Leonard Nimoy, with the series eventually becoming a bona-fide cult classic with a worldwide legion of fans known as "Trekkies".

After "Star Trek" folded, Shatner spent the rest of the decade and the 1970s making the rounds guest-starring on many prime-time television series, including Hawaii Five-O, Marcus Welby, M.D. and Ironside. He has also appeared in several feature films, but they were mainly B-grade (or lower) fare such as the embarrassingly bad Euro western White Comanche and the campy Kingdom of the Spiders. However, the 1980s saw a major resurgence in Shatner's career with the renewed interest in the original Star Trek series culminating in a series of big-budget "Star Trek" feature films including Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. In addition, he starred in the lightweight police series T.J. Hooker from 1982 to 1986, alongside spunky Heather Locklear, and surprised many fans with his droll comedic talents in Airplane II: The Sequel, Loaded Weapon 1 and Miss Congeniality.

He has most recently been starring in the David E. Kelley television series The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal.

Outside of work he jogs and follows other athletic pursuits. His interest in health and nutrition led to him becoming spokesman for the American Health Institute's 'Know Your Body' Programme to promote nutritional and physical health.

Rob Archer

They didn't throw away the mold, when it came to Rob Archer. He broke it. At 6'6", and 285 lbs. of solid, etched muscle, Archer moves like a comic book superhero come to life. As an actor, he moves smoothly between playing the recurring role of Bio-Man on "Defiance" [Seasons 1,2,3], the recurring role of Bruce on "Lost Girl" [Seasons 3, 4, 5] and the "Lost Girl" webisodes, four different characters on "Warehouse 13," guest-starred as The Brain on "XIII: The Series," Vernon Hicks in The Samaritan, and Buzz on Bulletproof Monk. Archer's credits also include "Beauty and the Beast," Kickass2, "Flashpoint," "Alphas," and Repo Men.

For the winter of 2015, Archer embodies what is becoming, according to Hitfix, this generation's premiere bogeymen: Krampus in A Christmas Horror Story, co-starring William Shatner, which premiered at Fantasia, 2015. Certainly this is bolstered by two awards from the 2015 After Dark Film Festival: Best Monster/Creature (Krampus) and best Villain (Krampus played by Rob Archer).

Archer has just completed work on 22 Chaser, playing opposite Brian J. Smith (Sense8) and Raoul Trujillo (Sicario) and Operation Insanity where he takes on, literally, James Caan. Before that, he most recently appeared as the lead Navy Seal in Adam Sandlers, Pixels, trading lines with Josh Gad. Archer's career began as a stuntman/actor on "Mutant X" when he played the villain in the Season 2 finale. He was brought back to the series again in their third season and also appeared in Robocop. A consistent pattern emerged where producers took note of his acting and expanded his roles to keep him on screen longer.

Beyond film and television, the video game world has discovered his potential. Archer's work for a major label video game will be announced in the near future. This is a natural evolution from his character 'The Conduit' in the GlassMonkey Studios comic book of the same name. The character of 'Conduit', harnesses energy as his power to combat evil, is drawn by the legendary artist Tony Gray, was modeled after Archer.

As a spokesperson, Archer is not only the international ambassador for Mr Hyde for Pro Supps, from Professional Supplements, the world wide top tier sports nutrition company based out of the USA, he is also the face of the franchise.

Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Deborah Van Valkenburgh is a Los Angeles-based Actress, Singer, Artist and Writer working in all manner of media including TV, Film and Theatre across the globe.

Deborah graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. with a BFA in Painting & Drawing. However, performing has always been an integral facet of her creative repertoire. As a teen in Upstate New York she performed in coffee houses with the folk band Spur Of The Moment and during college she sang locally in a duo popularly known as The Myrtle Avenue Watermelon.

She made her professional debut on Broadway in the revival of HAIR. This was swiftly followed by Deborah's memorable performance as "Mercy" in Walter Hill's cult classic The Warriors then 5 years as "Jackie Rush" on the hit TV sitcom Too Close For Comfort.

Extensive Film and Television credits also include Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects, The Trials Of Cate McCall (opposite Kate Beckinsale), the award winning short film Broken Hart, Albert Pyun's Road To Hell (for which Deborah won the 2012 PollyGrind Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress), Walter Hill's Streets Of Fire, William Friedkin's Rampage, Criminal (with John C. Reilly & Diego Luna), Free Enterprise (opposite William Shatner), Mean Guns, Brainsmasher: A Love Story, A Bunny's Tale (starring Kirstie Alley), the Sci Fi Channel miniseries Firestarter 2: Rekindled (with Malcolm McDowell), horror anthology series Monsters, and a mélange of guest-starring roles on such shows as Touch (with Kiefer Sutherland), Castle, The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds, The Unit, Without A Trace, Cold Case, The Shield, ER, Mystery Woman, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Throughout her career, Deborah has appeared on a wide array of stages across the country performing in such notable venues as TOSOS, Geva Theatre Center, Manhattan Theatre Club, San Diego REP, The Old Globe Theatre, South Coast REP, The Blank Theatre Company, The Matrix, The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, LATC, Arizona Theatre Company and Portland Center Stage. Acclaimed Productions include Amy and David Sedaris' The Book Of Liz, Steve Martin's Picasso At The Lapin Agile, the World Premiere of Ruby's Bucket O' Blood, The Beauty Queen Of Leenane, Dancing At Lughnasa, Burn This, The Goat, Company, Tamara, The Heidi Chronicles, Pump Boys & Dinettes, and Livin' Dolls by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Deborah continued her musical escapades in the early 90's as a featured vocalist for Peter Tork: A Likely Story and acoustic band DB House at a variety of legendary clubs like The Roxy, At My Place and Coconut Teaszer.

Deborah recently completed work on Shirlyn Wong's short film Love's Routine as part of Kevin Spacey and Trigger Street Productions' Jameson First Shot Screenwriting Competition starring Willem Dafoe. Love's Routine will premiere online June 2013.

Bruce Payne

Having worked extensively in film, theatre and television in both the UK and the US, and on location in many parts of the world, Payne most recently starred in the fascinating psychological drama One Point O, which was well received at Cannes. He also starred in the live action feature film Riders, with Natasha Henstridge and Stephen Dorff and has also appeared in Douglas Aarniokoski's Highlander: Endgame, Dungeons & Dragons alongside Jeremy Irons, Thora Birch and Marlon Wayans, and Hellborn. Other film credits include Kevin Hooks ' Passenger 57 (1989), Apocalypse (1999) with the late Richard Harris, Julien Temple's Absolute Beginners (1999), The Brothel (1999), Switch, with Ellen Barkin and Kounterfeit with Hilary Swank. Television credits include leading roles in Simon West's Keen Eddie which aired in June 2003, Wilde and Smart Money for the BBC, and Tales from the Crypt for HBO. Theatre credits include the lead in the London West End productions West and Greek, and the lead in Nicholas Hytner's Alice, as well as playing Frank'n'further in the Rocky Horror Show. Bruce Payne (Producer, Actor) was born in London Town and is a much-loved and much-respected talent recognized around the world. Known in the Industry as the consummate professional. Mr P, Originally trained at RADA where he was awarded the Edmund Gray Award for High Comedy (Mr Payne won 6 in total), before refining his craft on stage and in feature films such as Absolute Beginners alongside David Bowie and erstwhile collaborator Steven Berkoff. (Theatre:-"West and Greek") Known for playing Charles Rane, in action-thriller Passenger 57 opposite Wesley Snipes, and also for his roles in, Highlander: Endgame, Dungeons & Dragons and Counterfeit with Hilary Swank. He also featured in For Queen and Country with Denzel Washington and Switch with Ellen Barkin. Most recently Bruce has been seen with Jon Voight, Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez in Warner Bros Getaway and 2015 in the French Foreign Language Film Victor Young Perez, based on the true story of World Champion Victor Perez and also for Director Stephen Reynolds Vendetta and Jonnie Malachi's Breakdown (2016) and Creators: The Past (2016) , as well as playing a main Acting role, also as Co-Producer and 1st A.D. to the director, alongside the talents of William Shatner, Gérard Depardieu for director 'Beppe Zaia- ArtUniverse', Italy.

Antonia Prebble

Antonia last appeared for Cloud 9 as Jem in A Crack in Time in the series William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale. Prior to this Antonia played the lead role in the television drama series Mirror Mirror. She has theatre experience having appeared in Starchild in 1994 and The Magical Kingdom of Thingymijig in 1993.

Dameon Clarke

Dameon J. Clarke is a Canadian and American actor for films, television shows, anime and video games. He is perhaps best known for his roles in shows like "Graceland" 24, Castle, Supernatural and Prison Break as well as films How to Be a Serial Killer and I Love You Phillip Morris. He has worked with numerous Academy Award winning actors and directors in many films and TV shows. Clarke began acting at the age of eleven in Vancouver, Canada. His first role was a made for TV movie called "Secrets of a Married Man" as William Shatner's son. After several years in front of the camera Clarke took a sabbatical from acting to finish school and would later return to his roots at the age of twenty five and has been acting ever since.

While living in Dallas, Texas in the early 2000s, Dameon Clarke worked alongside Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr. and director Richard Linklater in a leading role in the film "A Scanner Darkly" which would later help launch his film and TV career. He was also introduced to Funimation Productions, and starred in many of their shows including "Dragon Ball Z" "Full Metal Alchemist", "Yu Yu Hakasho" and many more. Clarke earned a BTVA Award for his role as Cell in Dragon Ball Z. Clarke later moved to Los Angeles, CA around 2005 and started working in TV and Film in Recurring and Guest Starring roles. (He is one of the few actors to have Guest Starred on the entire CSI franchise and two of the NCIS franchise [NCIS LA and NCIS]). In 2008 Clarke starred in the film "How to be a Serial Killer" and won several best actor awards (including NY Horror Film Festival and LA Shriekfest Film Festival) for his portrayal of Mike Wilson. Clarke is currently entering his third season in "Graceland" as "A.D.I.C. Clarke" the Assistant Director in Charge of the F.B.I. on the USA Network.

Dameon Clarke has voiced over two hundred characters, including "Handsome Jack" in the acclaimed Video Game Series Borderlands 2, "Borderlands, The Presequel!"and "Tales From the Borderlands". After the release of Borderlands 2, the "Handsome Jack" character was so popular, that despite having killed him off, Gearbox Software developed "Borderlands, The Presequel!" to develop the character's back story and allow the player to play as the villainous character for the first time. Telltale Games" also brought the character back from the dead in "Tales From the Borderlands" which is still currently in production.

Clarke also won several awards for his portrayal as "Handsome Jack" including the notable Spike TV "VGA" (Video Game Award) for "Best Performance by a Human Male".

He is currently living in Los Angeles, California.

Chelsie Preston Crayford

Chelsie Preston Crayford graduated from Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School in 2008. Her feature film work includes Home By Christmas, directed by Gaylene Preston, Killing Time, Eagle Vs Shark, which was Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival and Anthony McCarten's Show Of Hands.

Her television credits include Underbelly: Razor as notorious Kings Cross madam, Tilly Devine. For this performance she won the Graham Kennedy award for Outstanding New Talent at the 2012 Logies. She also appeared in Bliss, The Cult, for which she was nominated for the Qantas Film & Television award for Best Supporting Actress, My Story, Revelation, The Tribe and William Shatner's A Twist In The Tale.

Her theatre work includes Carnival Of Souls for the Sydney Festival, The Vagina Monologues, Dog Sees God and Broken China, Ruben Guthrie and That Face both directed by Shane Bosher.

Chelsie was awarded Best Performance in a Short Film at the 2007 New Zealand Screen Awards for her role in Peter Salmon's Fog, winner of the audience vote at Cannes Film Festival Critics Week.

Lena Banks

Lena is an independent producer who secures finances for films with known talent attached.

A Screen Actors Guild member since 1991, Lena Banks worked on over 125 projects and turned to production and helping scriptwriters in 1993. From beginners to professionals she's Hollywood's Best Kept Secret - a key Gatekeeper for some of the biggest names in Hollywood. The privacy of her clients and their projects is of the utmost importance.

She holds a BA degree in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University and attended classes at UCLA. She worked in Senator Ted Kennedy's office in Washington D.C. before she moved to Hollywood in January 1991.

A premonition came true when she was chosen to play the Federation President's Assistant on Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, which then landed her three years on Star Trek: The Next Generation as a Starfleet Engineer. Being part of the Star Trek 'family' has been an honor and opened many doors.

On all the film and TV projects she worked on she devoured every single detail of the industry. She drove a stunt car in Terminator where she studied James Cameron's every move. On the Ed Wood and Batman Returns sets she studied every facet of Tim Burton's unique directing style and Johnny Depp's brilliant performance. On Reservoir Dogs she learned from Quentin Tarantino. The list of those she learned from is extensive. She talked with and learned from the greats like Jack Lemmon, Harrison Ford, Danny DiVito, Christopher Walken, Don Ameche, Jack Nicholson, Nicholas Meyer, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Tippy Hedren, Judd Apatow, Russell T. Davies, Bruce Willis, Jim Carey, Stephen Hawking (while on Star Trek), to only name a few.

Lena turned to freelancing her scriptwriter's services in 1995. She brings first hand insight to her teaching as a Lee Strasberg Institute trained actress as well.

Her close association with Aaron Spelling's brilliance as a writer and TV show creator is unsurpassed.

For quantum creativity she provides services as The Hollywood Muse.

Craig Huxley

Craig Huxley is an American Emmy winning film producer and American Grammy nominee musician and soundtrack producer who has been involved in a wide range of entertainment-related projects.

He was born Craig Hundley in Hollywood, California, and began his career as a child actor, appearing in dozens of TV shows; his most notable roles were those of Captain James T. Kirk's nephew Peter Kirk on the "Operation: Annihilate!" episode of the original Star Trek television series and Tommy Starnes on the ST:TOS episode "And The Children Shall Lead." At the age of 10, he guest starred on Bewitched as Samantha's warlock nephew. At the age of 14, Huxley led the successful and youthful jazz band The Craig Hundley Trio, while simultaneously making a name as an accomplished concert pianist, performing Bartok's 3rd, Beethoven's 4th, Tchaikovsky's 1st and his own adaptation of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with major symphonies and on network primetime broadcasts. He composed dozens of his own songs and unique multimedia pieces. He also appeared in an episode of The Brady Bunch and Streets of San Francisco as a musician. His appearance on Kung Fu began a long friendship with David Carradine, leading to Craig's composing the score to Americana, a film directed by Carradine and starring his wife, Barbara Hershey. Later he garnered starring roles in Gene Roddenberry's Planet Earth, as well as in Ron Howard's first film.

He won the Showcase 68 prime time competition show (akin to America's Got Talent), tying with Sly and the Family Stone. Craig then headlined Madison Square Garden with Deep Purple, performing jazz and Beethoven to a psychedelic light show.

As a musical phenomenon he appeared around the world as the guest star with Bill Cosby, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis and Jerry Lewis. He guest starred and was musical director for Pat Boone and Debbie Boone and for Trini Lopez.

Craig played piano on Frank Sinatra's hit song "New York, New York" and on the soundtracks for movies The Color Purple, ET, and Dead Poets Society.

After a prolific and hard-working childhood, at age 18 Huxley took a two-year hiatus, during which time he studied progressive, multi-dimensional philosophy, with a number of important futurists within this field. The shift in perspective gained through these teachings subsequently led to a desire and passion for musical innovation. This resulted in the creation and patenting of several new instruments. The most recognizable of these is the Blaster Beam, featured in Star Trek: The Motion Picture as the "V'ger sound", and also featured on the score, composed by Jerry Goldsmith. The instrument with its dark and ominous tones has been used in many other fantasy and science fiction movies over the years. Huxley also created much of the special music for the first four Star Trek movies. Featured in Star Trek: The Motion Picture with his keyboards, modular synthesizer, and Blaster Beam. The Director's Cut features extended sections of Blaster Beam solos composed by Craig to special effects arriving in the last 48 hours before wide release of the film. Craig's composition of "Genesis Project" for Star Trek II and Star Trek III holds the world record for music score to the first entirely CGI film scene. The music was released on Huxley's album of the same name, but never appeared on any Star Trek soundtrack until the 2010 release of an expanded version of Star Trek II.

Through Huxley's role on Star Trek both on and off-screen, he later became the music director for William Shatner, appearing in many shows and concerts, and helping to create arrangements of songs such as "Rocket Man", and "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds".

Following this, Huxley began performing most of the synthesizers on a variety of Stevie Wonder albums, and later with Earth, Wind & Fire. This era culminated with a half-year project in which Huxley performed most of the keyboard, synth and sound design work on Michael Jackson's Thriller. Craig's patented Blaster Beam is featured on Billie Jean, Beat It and Earth Song. Further notable projects within this time period are the composition and production of the music for the twenty-year and still running Captain EO exhibit at Disneyland, and producer of the hit soundtrack for Arthur C. Clarke's film, 2010.

Huxley then founded The Enterprise Interactive in 1984, a multi-media conglomerate that provided services in audio, video, DVD, interactive and live productions. Enterprise in 2004 was named the #2 mixing studio in the world for hits by Billboard, hosting artists such as Beyoncé, Slash, Snoop Dogg, Streisand, Stephen Sondheim, Kelly Clarkson, Linda Perry, Quincy Jones, Maurice Jarre, George Martin, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Mariah Carey, Ozzy Osbourne, Paul McCartney, John Barry, Shaq, Placido Domingo, Christina Aguilera, Pink, Dr. Dre. and Paul McCartney. Huxley continued to produce and create within his own studio, for ten years composing music for Knots Landing with co-composer Jerry Immel and later for many years the episodes and title theme song for Walker Texas Ranger, as well as producing the soundtrack to China Beach for all four years. Full Sound Services of editorial, Foley, ADR and sound design for the first five seasons of Imagine Entertainment's television series 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland was also provided by Huxley and The Enterprise Studios.

As a result of his producing soundtracks, he created ambient musical soundscapes for San Francisco Ballet's The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Huxley ventured into Broadway, first producing the soundtrack for Shogun: The Musical and later creating the synthesizer orchestrations for Larry Gelbart and Cy Coleman's City of Angels.

Huxley launched SlingShotEntertainment in 1997, producing and releasing the first DVD in history (outside of Japan). He has led SlingShot in multiple firsts. Huxley made the first IMAX film on DVD; the first 3D film on DVD, the first 8 languages on a DVD, the 1st interactive movie DVD, the first IMAX Multipack and the first wildlife four-packs and exploration four-packs on Blu-ray. Huxley also created the comedy hit CD and DVD of perfect-pitch-pooches named Top Dog. To date, he has recorded three albums, Howliday Favorites in Dog, Howlin' Classics - from Bark to Beethoven, and Howlin' Petriots.

Huxley is the producer of eight films on endangered species and extreme expeditions, released on Blu-ray in 2010. Extreme expedition was first explored in his GoPlanet series with Explorers from Titanic (starring Buzz Aldrin and James Cameron.

Craig produced portions of the score to the meditational masterpiece Baraka.

In 2013 he had produced over 40 videos delving into the musical, acting and comedic talents of his daughter, Fiona Huxley, at FionaHuxley.com.

James McGowan

James Robert McGowan was born on May 30, 1960, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. James is the youngest of three sons of Johnny McGowan, a former light heavyweight boxer from Northern England. James grew up on the West Island in Montreal. He graduated from Concordia University with a B.A. in Communications. After graduation he took a job as a copy writer at an advertising agency rather than pursue an acting career as he did not believe he could make a living acting. He then took in the audio-visual department of McGill University. While there he got in touch with a friend who was directing plays at the Montreal university expecting to pursue acting as a hobby. He started out slowly doing student plays at the William Shatner Building. He loved it so much he decided to pursue it as a profession. It wasn't easy breaking into television in Toronto given his age (36) at the time as he was going up against other actors with lengthier resumes. It was hard at first to get auditions. He started out with guest spots in television shows such as the La Femme Nikita, Mutant-X, Falcon Beach, and Rent-a-Goalie. James also had minor roles in movies such as The Perfect Man with Heather Locklear, The Prince and Me with Julie Stiles, and Silent Night with Linda Hamilton. He has had success with two successful television ads. The first ad was entitled Doctor's Appointment and addressed the serious problem of erectile dysfunction. The ad was run continuously throughout the 2001 NHL Finals. The second ad was entitled The Deal and was for Verizon Wireless. One of his first big parts was a role in the TV movie 10,000 Black Men Named George. The 2002 film helped James find more work but he did not find substantial work until he auditioned for the CBC drama The Border. He had sent in an audition tape but had not heard back. He went to Winnipeg to film a guest part on the TV series Falcon Beach. While he was in Winnipeg, his agent contacted him and told him the show's casting directors wanted to meet with him. A second day of callbacks was added and he was able to return to Toronto in time. No one had heard of James but according to Peter Raymont, the co-creator of the show, James brought just the right degree of intelligence, compassion and authority to the character. While the producers were sure that James was right for the part, the network wasn't so sure. One of his biggest credits to that point was playing the goon in the Verizon Wireless commercial. His peers obviously approve of the portrayal. James received a Gemini nomination as outstanding actor in a drama.

Ron Underwood

A director who is equally adept at working in television as well as features, Southern California native Ron Underwood has been making films since 5th grade and was winning Eastman Kodak filmmaking awards by the time he was in his teens. After graduating from University of Southern California, he completed a fellowship at the American Film Institute and then began his professional career in educational films. He directed more than 100 educational films before turning his attention to children's television. Underwood's ABC Weekend Special, The Mouse and the Motorcycle (1986), earned both a Peabody Award and an Emmy nomination.

The director made his feature film debut in 1990 with the science fiction comedy Tremors. The film, which starred Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward, became a sleeper hit, spawning three sequels and a USA TV series. This success was followed with the blockbuster comedy City Slickers (1991), starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance. One of the year's top grossing films, the film earned Palance an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Underwood also directed the bittersweet fantasy-comedy Heart and Souls (1993), which starred Robert Downey, Jr. and Charles Grodin. He then directed Michael Keaton and Geena Davis in the romantic comedy Speechless (1994).

In 1998, Underwood directed a remake of the classic 1949 adventure film Mighty Joe Young, starring Charlize Theron and Bill Paxton, alongside a bigger-than-life gorilla, which earned the film an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects. He then directed The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002), starring Eddie Murphy, followed by the Showtime feature Stealing Sinatra (2003), starring David Arquette and William H. Macy, who received an Emmy nomination. Underwood re-teamed with Jack Palance on the Hallmark Hall of Fame production Back When We Were Grownups (2004), based on the popular Anne Tyler book and starring Blythe Danner, who received both Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations for her performance.

Underwood recently directed the romantic comedy In the Mix, starring Usher Raymond and Chazz Palminteri, which Lions Gate Films released in November 2005.

In addition to directing feature films, Underwood has turned his talents to directing some of the most critically-acclaimed television series on the air. He has directed episodes of the USA network series Monk starring Emmy-winner Tony Shalhoub, and recently finished directing his second episode of the hit David E. Kelley-created series Boston Legal starring Emmy winners James Spader, William Shatner and Candice Bergen.

Ben Folds

Folds first found mainstream success as the leader of the critically acclaimed, platinum-selling Ben Folds Five. He has gone on to have a very successful solo career, recording multiple studio albums, a pair of records documenting his renowned live performances, a remix record, music for film and TV, as well as numerous collaborations with artists from Sara Bareilles to William Shatner.

In 2012, Folds reunited with Ben Folds Five and released a new album, "The Sound of the Life of the Mind." The band continued to tour the world in 2013 and released their first live album, "Ben Folds Five Live," this summer.

A Nashville resident, Folds owns and operates the historic RCA Studio A, where legends of all genres of music - Elvis Presley, the Monkees, Eddy Arnold, Dolly Parton, Tony Bennett and the Beach Boys - have recorded.

Folds, who serves as a member of the board of directors of the Nashville Symphony, is composing a piano concerto that he will debut in 2014 as a part of a global symphonic tour. He has also enjoyed a special relationship with symphony musicians, having performed with some of the world's greatest orchestras.

A member of the distinguished Artist Committee for Americans for the Arts, Folds is also an outspoken advocate for music therapy and music education.

Beth Allen

Beth Allen has been acting since 1993. She was a member of the PAS Children's Theatre and appeared in Pinnochio and Hairy Maclary at Auckland's Aotea Centre. She has been in several television commercials, had a guest role as Eva in the television drama 'Riding High' and played Young Julie in the feature film The Ugly. Beth was a core cast member in Cloud 9's The Legend of William Tell in which she played Princess Vara. This was followed by a lead role in William Shatner's 'A Twist in the Tail - The Green Dress'.

Eugene Clark

Eugene Clark Brings Multiple Talents

Eugene Clark brings a career in theatre, television and film that is fascinating and diverse. A veteran of more than 100 television productions and 15 feature films, he won a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) for Best Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Series for his work on the hit TV series Night Heat.

He starred as Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King onstage in Toronto for two years, as Horse in The Charlottetown Festival's production of The Full Monty in P.E.I., and starred as the lead zombie Big Daddy, in George A. Romero's long awaited Land of the Dead. He has appeared in the films Trailer Park Boys - The Movie; Resurrecting the Champ, and the TV series The L. A. Complex; Space Riders - Division Earth; The Latest Buzz, Sue Thomas F B Eye, Wingin' It and The Line. He was the 2nd lead in William Shatner's made for television movie series TekWar. He received critical acclaim for his performance as a suicidal Vietnam veteran who lost his arm to Agent Orange in Unnatural Causes, the Emmy Award winning drama starring John Ritter and Alfre Woodard. Acting is just one of Clark's creative outlets.

Singing has long been a love in his life. From the days of singing as a child in his grandfather's church, to singing the national anthem in uniform as a member of the Toronto Argonauts, singing has always been "like breath itself," he says. Distressed by television coverage of Africa's young famine victims, Clark wrote the lyrics, melody, and chorus to Letter from a Concerned Citizen Starvation in Africa. The Canadian Red Cross used the song for their national television and radio campaign to raise funds for their relief efforts in Africa.

Of his three CDs he says, "They speak to the need for effective community and global co-operation, how through assisting each other in times of need we can accomplish anything. These songs motivate and encourage us to be our best, for there is greatness in all of us."

Michael Wiseman

Michael Wiseman is an experienced, versatile actor who is best known for playing Mafia boss "Johnny Rizzo" on the TV Series Vegas. Born on April 12, 1967 in Northern California, USA, he grew up in Lafayette where his mother taught at their local elementary school for 35 years and his grandfather owned a local restaurant.

From an early age, Michael knew he wanted to be an actor-even listing it as his stated goal in his Jr. high school yearbook. Days after graduating high school, Michael moved south-determined to achieve his dream. He began a rigorous intro to the arts in college-where he studied dance (Ballet and Jazz), singing, stage design, lighting, and acting. He then went on to attend Robert F Lyons Acting Academy in Los Angeles with focuses on Scene Study, Cold Reading, and extensive Improvisation. He began performing at several Los Angeles theaters while continuing to study under Robert F, including taking his Masterclass for 5 years.

A first job in Los Angeles working for Joel Silver at Silver Pictures on the Warner Bros lot led to many connections and insights about the business while picking up or delivering scripts to studios such as Fox, Disney, Sony, and Paramount. Out of that, he met director Stephen Hopkins who changed his course by getting him a line in the movie Predator 2 (Staring Danny Glover and Gary Busey)-earning him his SAG card and sending him on his way.

From there, Michael's acting career began to take shape. A first TV role on the series _Cheers_ (Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman), was followed by a part in the Feature Film Judgment Night (Director Stephen Hopkins), along with guest roles in _Melrose Place_ (Heather Locklear), Renegade (Lorenzo Lamas), and Walker, Texas Ranger (Chuck Norris).

His first big break came when he was cast for a 3-episode arc in NYPD Blue (Jimmy Smits), playing the character Tommy Richardson. The character was very well received by critics and Michael landed a stream of guest star and recurring roles in other popular shows including Diagnosis Murder (Dick Van Dyke), Nash Bridges (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), The Pretender (Michael T. Weiss), JAG (David James Elliott), Star Trek: Voyager (Kate Mulgrew), The X-Files (Gillian Anderson), Judging Amy (Amy Brenneman), CSI: Miami (David Caruso), Cold Case (Kathryn Morris), The Closer (Kyra Sedgwick), _Boston Legal_ (William Shatner), Nip/Tuck (Dylan Walsh), Prison Break (Dominic Purcell), The Mentalist (Simon Baker), and Lie to Me (Tim Roth) along with major supporting roles in the Mystery-Thriller films: _Rancid_ (Fay Masterson) and The Wicker Man (Nicholas Cage).

After a brief lull which left him questioning whether it was time to move on, Michael had his greatest acting experience to date when he landed the role of the suave but hotheaded Chicago mobster Johnny Rizzo, a character who spanned 10 episodes, on the TV Series Vegas (starring opposite Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis).

Since Vegas, Michael has continued to act in popular shows such as: NCIS (Mark Harmon), and Scorpion (Elyes Gabel); and multiple films including: Running Wild (Sharon Stone), Pray for Rain (Jane Seymour), and In Search of Fellini (Ksenia Solo).

Besides acting, Michael enjoys skiing, golf, spending time with his family, and doing as much Yoga as time permits. He has been married to actress and Emmy-nominated makeup artist Caroline Keenan-Wiseman since 2001. They have two children.

Patricia Ayame Thomson

Patricia Ayame Thomson is an UCLA Graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre Arts. Patricia has guest-starred in over 50 Network Television Shows including "Seinfeld," "Friends," "Wings," "Wayans Bros.," "Saved by the Bell" (The New Generation,) "Designing Women," "Days of Our Lives," "(The New) WKRP in Cincinnati," "Life Goes On," "Raven," "Pointman," "Thunder Alley," "Street Justice," and many others.

Patricia was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and she speaks both Japanese and English fluently. As a teenager, she was a Top Model in Tokyo for over five years starting at the age of thirteen. In Japan, one of her most prestigious job was as a campaign model for Shiseido Cosmetics Company. Patricia attended an American DOD School located at Yokota Air Force Base.

After graduating from high school, Patricia moved to the United States to study Theatre Arts at UCLA. Patricia became an original member of The Actors Gang, created and led by colleague, Tim Robbins during their undergraduate years at UCLA. Patricia's most riveting and indelible memory Working with The Actors Gang was when she performed in front of Sir Lawrence Olivier sitting in the front row of a run-down Equity Waiver house in Hollywood.

Patricia's first major acting role on Television after graduating from UCLA obtained her membership in the Screen Actors Guild. It was a guest-starring role on "T.J. Hooker" in an episode called "Chinatown," and she played the role of Nancy Kwan as William Shatner's daughter.

A short time later, Patricia landed an on-going gig as a Game Show Model on a morning game show on NBC called, "The Time Machine." The game show was hosted by John Davidson and Charlie Tuna was the announcer.

Next, she landed a regular role on the CBS Television Series "Crazy Like a Fox," starring Jack Warden and John Rubenstein. The show was set in San Francisco, and Patricia played the role of John Rubenstein's secretary named Allison Lee.

Patricia has appeared in the Feature Film, "Rising Sun" as an Accident News Reporter, directed by Philip Kaufman, starring Wesley Snipes and Harvey Keitel. She also in a comedy, action-adventure Pilot created for FOX-TV called "Chameleon" with Ed Begley Jr.

Over the years, Patricia performed with the East West Players in many productions including "The Maids," "Hedda Gabler," and "Doughball." The play, "The Maids" won a Dramalogue Award for Best Ensemble. In addition, Patricia has had the good fortune and opportunity to travel the world on modeling jobs for top cruise lines. On a job for Crystal Cruises, she traveled the romantic ports of Italy, Greece, and South of France. On the other side of the world, Patricia also went on another cruise to Vietnam for Seabourn Cruises. She enjoys traveling to far-away places, and considers it one of the perks of being an actress.

Recently, Patricia received a Transitional Scholarship from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation to further her education in Library and Information Science. After, she earns her Masters degree, Patricia will continue her acting career, and in addition, she hopes to help the community by becoming a librarian.

Previously, Patricia's TV Treatment was selected for honorable mention among the top 200 out of a total of 3,000 submissions to the HBO New Writers Contest.

Preston Jones

A Texas native, Preston started acting his senior year in high school and then attended the University of Texas at Austin to study Theatre and Radio Television Film. In Austin, he performed in over a dozen plays and guest starred in 2 television pilots, Jack and Bobby on the WB, and Richard Linklater's HBO pilot, 5.15/hr.

After graduation, Preston moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting as a career and has certainly made a mark in Hollywood. He has starred opposite William Shatner, Chris O'Donnell, John Goodman, David Carradine, Ryan Kwanten, Demi Lovato, Samuel L Jackson, and Neil Patrick Harris in both comedic and dramatic television and film. He most recently guest starred in the CBS drama, The Mentalist.

Louis Peraino III

Since the age of 11, Louis Peraino III's interest in film was readily apparent to all those around him. Growing up on set as a child and taken under the wing of his father, Louis Peraino, Jr. and grandfather, Louis Peraino, who produced the 1974 classic "Texas Chainsaw Massacre", "Return of the Dragon", starring Bruce Lee, Andy Warhol's "Flesh for Frankenstein", "The Devils Rain", starring John Travolta and William Shatner and the infamous box office hit, "Deep Throat", his passion to succeed in film was fueled.

After seeing the successes of his grandfather in the film industry, Louis took the experience and contacts passed down to him and began his career as a producer. He produced his first film at the age of 19 called, "The Terrorist", which went on to win numerous awards and gained a fair amount of notoriety in the independent film world. With the experience of his first film under his belt he began to grow and establish inroads with producers, writers and investors.

By utilizing decades of knowledge, he has been able to surpass the precedence set in the film industry by implementing groundbreaking techniques and technology both on set and in the media to a new golden standard. Louis is currently CEO of Peraino Entertainment and production on several projects that are scheduled to be release circa 2018.

Robert Meyer Burnett

For the past 27, filmmaker Robert Meyer Burnett found himself traveling the globe participating in just about every aspect of the film industry. Beginning as a Production Assistant on Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, he soon found himself as one of the first Management Trainees under Warner Brothers Senior Vice President of Production Bill Young, allowing him to observe feature film production from the very highest level of a major motion picture studio.

He later brought his knowledge to Tony Gardner's Special Makeup Effect shop, Alterian Studios, working on the likes of Army of Darkness, Cast a Deadly Spell, Sleepwalkers and the Swamp Thing television series.

Burnett also spent a number of years working as a professional story analyst, reading thousands of scripts at Silver Pictures, CAA, The William Morris Agency and Pierre David's The Image Organization.

Narrowing his focus to actual film production, he began his feature editorial career recutting Charles Band's Full Moon Entertainment's Arcade. Throughout the 90s, he continued to edit a number of low-budget genre features, specializing in working with first-time directors and supervising the entire post-production process.

Burnett made his feature directorial debut with the 1999 award-winning cult favorite Free Enterprise, starring Emmy-Winners William Shatner and Eric McCormack, which he also edited and co-wrote. It took Best Feature and Best Screenplay at the AFI FEST.

In 2003 and '04, he developed and Co-Produced Agent Cody Banks and its sequel, Agent Cody Banks: Destination London for MGM.

Beginning in 2000, he began writing, shooting, producing and directing content for special edition DVDs and eventually Blu Rays. His award-winning work appears on the discs for Fantasia, The Emperor's New Groove, Snow White, Tron, Valley Girl, Star Trek V and Shoot 'Em Up. In 2002, he formed his production company, Ludovico Technique, LLC, specializing in overseeing the content creation for huge, overseas productions. Ludovico spent months and sometimes years at a time in both New Zealand and Australia, embedded in such productions as The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Burnett also teamed up with acclaimed director Bryan Singer to create the Special Editions for The Usual Suspects, X-Men, X2 and Superman Returns

In 2009, Ludovico developed and produced its first feature film, The Hills Run Red, in association with Warner Premiere and Joel Silver's Dark Castle Entertainment with Burnett as producer.

He went on to direct and edit five episodes of the HBO/Cinemax Late Night anthology series Femme Fatales.

From 2012 thru 2014, Burnett, wrote, edited and produced over 50 hours of additional programming for the HD restoration Blu-Rays for Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Enterprise. The seven seasons of TNG won 2 Saturn Awards.

2016 sees the release of three features he's edited, the time travel thriller Paradox, the serial killer drama My Eleventh and the mystery I Know Where Lizzie Is.

Florence Hartigan

Florence Hartigan is an American-born, New Zealand-raised, LA-based actress and musician. Her latest film project is the leading role in Phoenix Forgotten, produced by Ridley Scott (Alien), Wes Ball (Maze Runner) and Mark Canton (The Martian). The film is based on the shocking, true events of March 13th, 1997, when several mysterious lights appeared over Phoenix, Arizona. This unprecedented and inexplicable phenomenon became known as "The Phoenix Lights," and remains the most famous and widely viewed UFO sighting in history. The film tells the story of three teens who went into the desert shortly after the incident, hoping to document the strange events occurring in their town and were never seen again. Now, on the 20th anniversary of their disappearance, unseen footage has finally been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition. The film opens nationwide on April 21, 2017.

Hartigan's other film credits include Entrance (IFC/LA Film Festival), The Witch of Portabello (based on Paulo Cohello's novel), and the upcoming animated feature, Malevolent starring William Shatner and Morena Baccarin set for release in summer 2017.

Hartigan was born in Ithaca New York, and raised in Ireland and New Zealand. At a young age, she started working as an actor, playing a guest star role in "Shortland Street," New Zealand's leading and longest running TV drama. Hartigan went on to play a main role in Vanessa Alexander's feature film Magik and Rose, as well as several TV shows and pilots and award-winning short films, before taking a break from acting to study film and theater at the University of Otago, Dunedin and the University of California, Berkeley. Post- college, she studied with leading New Zealand Meisner teacher Michael Saccente, before moving to Los Angeles to further her acting career.

She studied improvising and writing at the Upright Citizen's Brigade and The Groundlings, and acted in Comedy Central Studios' web project "Bro Dependent." Hartigan can also be seen in several projects produced by Funny or Die, and has written and acted in several of her own projects which FoD featured on their front page. She performs regularly at UCB, Nerdist, iO West and other venues with her musical improv group, Kaboombox.

When not acting or writing, Hartigan is a musician, and plays regularly at venues around Los Angeles, and in NY, as well as writing music for various TV and film projects.


Per Fredrik Pellek Åsly is a singer, songwriter and actor, known for his vocal range which spans four octaves, and for having millions of dedicated followers on YouTube. Per Fredrik grew up in the small coastal city of Sandefjord, Norway, where from an early age, he acted in several kids and teen-television shows, broadcast on Norwegian TV. After finishing school he worked many jobs while writing music at night, sharing his work with the world via the internet and through extensive touring in the U.S and Europe. Per Fredrik quickly became Norway's most subscribed musician on YouTube. In 2014 at the age of 27, the actor who often goes by the name "PelleK" announced that he would be playing lead protagonist "Alex Huntsman" in the feature film "Creators - The Past" opposite William Shatner and Gerard Depardieu. Shortly after filming, Per Fredrik starred in "Dancing with the Stars" where he was on for 10 episodes and wound up winning fifth place. July third 2016 he was confirmed for his second movie "Infected", after having spent a long time singing for the Japanese video-game company Square Enix (Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts), and touring the world as temporary lead-vocalist for the band DragonForce. Being able to sing in many languages (Mostly Japanese, Chinese, English, Spanish, Italian and French), PelleK has also lent his voice to other TV-series and game-companies from around the world, such as Saban's Power Rangers, Path of Exile and League of Legends.

John Meier

John C. Meier, AKA J-Bad, started his stunt career in 1975. With a background in surfing, racing and ariels skiing, tumbling, trampoline and motorcycles, John has garnered over 200 film and television credits as stuntman, actor, stunt coordinator and 2nd unit director. He has stunt doubled the biggest actors in Hollywood including Kurt Russell, Mel Gibson, William Shatner, Russell Crowe and Tommy Lee Jones.

In 1982, with Buddy Joe Hooker as his sponsor, John became a Member of Stunts Unlimited. Founding Members Ronnie Rondell, Buddy Joe Hooker, Mickey Gilbert and David Ellis groomed him into an all around stuntman. He has kept this tradition by grooming younger Members namely his son, Dustin Meier, Stunts Unlimited Member since 2001.

John has always been a key player in keeping a bond in our stunt community and industry family. In 1985 he founded the Stunts Unlimited Ski Challenge and, with Member Scott Waugh, the Winter Extreme. In '08, '09, '10, and '11 John served as Vice President of Stunts Unlimited and in our tradition always looks forward to "a new dawn" with Stunts Unlimited.

Giorgio Serafini

Giorgio Serafini worked with actors such as Roy Scheider, William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Vinnie Jones, Jean Smart, Esai Morales. He has directed and/or written for companies such as CBS, Sony, Voltage Pictures, Lionsgate.

He was born in Brussels, Belgium from Italian parents and lives in Los Angeles with his wife LaDon Drummond.

Giorgio studied screenwriting with Frank Daniel (Sundance Institute) and Political Science and International Relations at the Université Libre de Belgique. During those years he directed his first semi-professional short, "The Nickelodeon Type". Giorgio has always considered The Museum of Cinema of Brussels to have been his real teacher.

In December, 1991, Giorgio moved from Brussels to Rome to start production on "Blu Notte", his first feature film. While Giorgio was editing the movie, his first wife delivered Laura Bodi Tess, their only daughter. During the two years spent in Rome, Giorgio also wrote the screenplay for "Supplì", directed by Vincenzo Verdecchi and presented at the Settimana della Critica of the Venice Film Festival in 1992.

In 1994, producer, Massimo Civilotti, sent Giorgio to Los Angeles to close a co-production deal for "Loveblind", a comedy Giorgio wrote and was supposed to direct. That's when he decided to move to the US. At first he survived with small jobs writing and directing, including a promo film for Attorney General, Alexander Haigh.

One of those jobs for hire was directing the feature movie "The Garbage Man" starring Frank Stallone.

In summer 2000, he directed "Texas 46", a feature about Italian POWs in Texas with Roy Scheider as the lead. When Italian TV-mogul, Guido De Angelis saw a screening of "Texas 46" he asked Giorgio to direct a project for Italian production company Titanus. That's how Giorgio became involved with directing the three seasons of "Orgoglio", one of the most successful Italian TV series of all times.

On July 11, 2005 his much beloved daughter Laura passed in a tragic accident. She was only 13.

Giorgio directed several TV series in Europe from 2003 to 2009, then decided to go back to the States.

Since then he has wrote and/or directed 14 feature films, including the documentary about the deported "Without Borders/Sin Fronteras".

Giorgio is now an American citizen. He lives with his wife actress/writer LaDon Drummond and their son Johnny Sinclair, also an actor.

LaDon and Giorgio wrote and produced the multi-award winner feature drama "Johnny's Gone".

Mark Withers

Few could deny Mark has been fortunate in his career. His first agent signed him without a SAG card and three months later Mark booked his first national spot for McDonald's. That began a long run of national spots for products such as Folger's Coffee, Irish Spring, Tartar Control Crest, American Airlines, and many, many more. On the episodic side of television he's worked with some of the best of the best in Hollywood: James Arness, Bruce Boxleitner, Ron Leibman, Patrick O'Neal, Dick O'Neil, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Forsythe, Ted Danson, Robyn Wright, Diedre Hall, Kelsey Grammer, and Craig T. Nelson to name only a few.

Whether he was playing football on an NCAA scholarship at Penn State, offering up a sermon at his local church, or learning the ins-and-outs of acting, Mark always brought his own personal intensity and passion to whatever he did. The years he's been working as an actor have only served to deepen his passion and appreciation for acting in particular, and life in general. Many things have caught his attention and stayed in his life, cooking Chinese food, stock cars on quarter-mile dirt tracks, flying, and writing country songs and singing them in the shower. But acting is his true passion.

Sometimes it's neither passion nor talent that does the trick. Sometimes, it's the little things. As when Mark was cast in the 100th Anniversary spot for Disneyworld directed by Academy Award winning director, John Madden, by being able to sing the Mickey Mouse-Cartoon-Time theme song when no one else could.

In his private life, when not in front of the lens or on-stage Mark is known to be an avid lover of the Holidays. One of his crowing achievements was keeping his living Christmas tree up past Valentines Day. He is a self-proclaimed Battlestar Galactica aficionado, and has taken to using "frakk" exclusively, in lieu of its expletive counterpart much to the chagrin of his daughter. He truly believes that Arron Sorkin's dialogue is as close to Shakespeare as any modern actor will ever get this side of actually doing Shakespeare. When asked who his role models are his first response is Joseph Cotton. But since few people younger than he is knows anything about Early Hollywood, the Mercury Players, or Joseph Cotton, he usually says, "William Shatner" and leaves it at that.

Chris Jaymes

Christopher Jaymes was born in Long Beach, California and most of his childhood was spent in Huntington Beach until moving into a loft in downtown Los Angeles at the age of seventeen with a group of musicians and skateboarders, including Jason Lee (My Name is Earl) and Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots).

Jaymes' entered the entertainment industry at the age of 17, getting a guest starring role in the hit show, Wings. Shortly, thereafter, he was cast starring opposite Helen Hunt in the CBS movie-of-the-week Murder In New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story and he then went on to appear on a number of other television shows including Lost, Party of Five, Profiler, Chicago Hope, NYPD Blue and Touched by an Angel. He played in a number of films as well including Ivan Reitman's Father's Day starring Robin Williams and Billy Crystal.

His debut feature film, In Memory of My Father, garnered international acclaim and won over a dozen awards, including the 2006 American Spirit/Best Feature Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the Grand Jury Award at CineVegas, Best Debut Feature at Sonoma Valley Film Festival and Best Director at the San Diego Film Festival. Chris starred alongside Jeremy Sisto and Judy Greer, as well as, produced, wrote, directed and edited the film.

Over the next years, he worked with numerous companies in development, including Signature Pictures, ghost writing on six films including The Black Dahlia, Tristen + Leopold, and The Contractor, while also consulting through production and post.

In MySpace's heyday, he was hired as a Freelance Content Producer, to help stimulate and develop MySpace's homepage into a hub for video content, producing spots featuring artists and events, such as the Beastie Boys, Wyclef Jean, Lance Bass, the Toronto Film Festival, and many others.

During that same period, Jaymes produced and directed a number of commercials and web campaigns for companies such as Intel, Lenovo, Harper/Collins, FRS, NaturaPet, Nikki Six, and LiveBooks.com, while also focusing his efforts on a myriad of Non-Profit Organizations, including One Generation, The Wellness Community, and Sweet Relief Musician's Fund.

His non-fiction book, Boxing Day was published in 2007 which surrounds his experiences as an aid worker in the 2004 tsunami which devastated South East Asia and gives an honest account of the reality of the disaster relief and the lives that were affected.

In 2010, Chris Jaymes co-wrote and directed Making A Scene starring William Shatner, Dave Foley, and Jason Priestley, a one hour comedy for CBC television, which led to a string of shows for the CBC including Long Story Short a scripted comedy with Martin Short starring Robin Duke, Anne Murray, and Norman Jewison, and two pilots, including Late Night with Lang & O'Leary, and an entertainment news show, The Feed.

In 2011, he directed the feature length thriller, The Cottage starring David Arquette, Kristen Dalton, and Lorraine Nicholson, while also working with Levendis Entertainment and Nick Lambrou, developing the feature film action epic, Sons of Chaos, surrounding the Greek War for Independence which was also developed into a graphic novel.

In 2012, Jaymes was brought on as a producer for the new Travel Channel show starring David Arquette and Mike McGuinness.

Previous to this, he graduated from Berklee College of Music studying piano and orchestration and toured and recorded with over 10 artists throughout the early 1990s.

Between 1994 and 1996, he was a member of the conservatory of South Coast Repertory Theater in Costa Mesa where he performed several plays on both the Main and Second stages, including "Three Sisters" and "Measure for Measure" and began working more as an actor.

From 1997 through 1999, he starred in numerous plays including the role of Claire in Jean Genet's "The Maids" at L.A.T.C. and Don Baker, the blind guitarist and lead in "Butterflies Are Free" at the Matrix Theater in 1999.

Udana Power

Vivacious, talented, beautiful, and charming Udana Power has been wowing audiences for over four decades.

Over the course of her long and noteworthy career, Udana starred on Broadway opposite Katharine Hepburn, guest-starred opposite many stars including William Shatner, Henry Winkler, and Suzanne Somers, had her own television series, and appeared in over 250 TV commercials.

It was obvious from her first appearance on a TV show (Ironside, in 1971) that Udana had "it" - the indefinable charisma of a star. Her perky characters became a staple of '70s-'90s television series as she appeared in audience-favorites Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, Soap, Hawaii Five-O, Knots Landing, and Murder, She Wrote among many others.

However, just when it seemed the sky was the limit for this versatile performer, a major health challenge derailed her life and career. Udana would spend the next decade virtually bedridden.

Undaunted, Udana worked tirelessly to restore her life and vitality - and succeeded. Emerging with new energy and purpose, Udana wrote her own movies...wrote, produced, and starred in her own one-woman show...and authored three books. Most recently, Udana reinvented herself yet again as an entrepreneur, parlaying her natural gift for connecting with audiences into a highly successful business career.

Today, Udana is a dervish of creative and business pursuits. She spends her time working on several books (including children's books and motivational books), two or three screenplays, singing and vocal coaching, and carrying out the responsibilities of being a nationally recognized business leader.

Looking back on her career is not something Udana does often. She prefers to look ahead.

Larry A. Thompson

Larry A. Thompson, acclaimed Hollywood film producer, talent manager, lawyer, book packager, author, Broadway Producer, and motivational speaker, is founder and President of the Larry A. Thompson Organization, a next-generation, Los Angeles based Talent Management, Motion Picture, Television, and New Media Production Studio.

Thompson has managed the careers of over 200 Stars and produced 20 Movies for Television, 5 Motion Pictures, 2 Television Series, 12 Television Specials, and various Series Pilots. His movies made for television include: the high-profile Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton biopic, "Liz & Dick," starring Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler; the highly acclaimed Lifetime Movie, "Amish Grace"; the ABC World Premiere "And The Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story"; CBS's "Lucy and Desi: Before The Laughter"; and CBS's "The Woman He Loved" (The historical Royal romance of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor).

Thompson was voted "Showman Of The Year" in 1998 by the U.S. Television Fan Association. He has received the Industry's prestigious Vision Award and his productions have won 2 Accolade Awards, 2 Imagen Awards, The Epiphany Prize, The Wilbur Award, The Christopher Award, and have received Nominations for 10 Emmys, 6 Imagen Awards, 2 Prism Awards, the Humanitas Prize, and a Golden Globe. He serves on the Advisory Boards of The Delta Blues Museum, Paulist Productions, and Good News Communications. He is a Founding Member Enthusiast of the Museum of The Bible in Washington, D.C. and a Charter Member of the United States Capitol Historical Society. He is perennially listed in "Who's Who In America" and "Who's Who In The World."

The National Conference of Personal Managers inducted Thompson into the Personal Managers Hall of Fame on May 12, 2016. Thompson was also honored on September 19, 2013, by the Talent Managers Association with the prestigious Seymour Heller Award for Lifetime Achievement in Talent Management. These two entertainment industry awards are the highest honors a personal manager can receive for representing talent.

Thompson was Knighted in Rome, Italy on May 20, 2017. Grand Prior, Prince Lorenzo de' Medici, sponsored Thompson, an American of Italian Heritage, into the prestigious Ordine di San Martino del Monte delle Beatitudini (the Order of Saint Martin of Mount of the Beatitudes) as a Patron of the Arts and Protector of the Most Needy and presided at the Investiture Mass of Knighthood at the Chiesa di San Silvestro al Quirinale (Church of San Silvestro at Quirinal Hill).

Thompson and his team of managers have guided the careers of over 200 artists including, among others, William Shatner, Drew Barrymore, Mariska Hargitay, Jason Bateman, David Hasselhoff, Scott Hamilton, Cindy Crawford, Joan Rivers, Shannen Doherty, Linda Evans, Cicely Tyson, Barry White, Tatum O'Neal, Donna Mills, Linda Blair, Bruce Boxleitner, Justine Bateman, Alan Thicke, Donna Dixon, William Devane, Richard Pryor, Tori Spelling, Robert Blake, Melissa Rivers, Merle Haggard, Iman, Steve Guttenberg, Sally Kellerman, Delta Burke, and Sonny & Cher. Thompson currently manages, among others the career of William Shatner, whom he has represented for the past 36 years, David Hasselhoff, Cicely Tyson, and Prince Lorenzo de' Medici.

As a motivational lecturer and author, Thompson's bestselling self-help book, "Shine: A Powerful 4-Step Plan For Becoming A Star In Anything You Do" (McGraw Hill - March 1, 2006/Paperback - November 8, 2004/Hardcover) serves as the catalyst for Project Rise and Shine, (www.ProjectRiseandShine.com), an organization he founded whereby successful stars, who serve as role models to so many fans, can use their power of celebrity to uplift and motivate others to become stars in their own lives. This living community provides daily personal guidance and original inspiring programming through a dynamic online networking environment, a series of motivational workshops, and personal affirmative stories directly from celebrities themselves. Thompson is presently preparing his next book, "Life's Red Carpet."

Thompson, a former co-owner of New World Pictures, is not only a premier Motion Picture and Television producer but also one of the industry's most knowledgeable and experienced financiers and packagers of film and television projects. Thompson's diversified background has made him and the Larry A. Thompson Organization one of the most hallmark names in the show business community.

He started his career in show business as in-house counsel for Capitol Records. He negotiated the famed Beatles breakup and by the 1970s he was a founding partner in the entertainment law firm of Thompson, Shankman, Bond and Moss. For five years he packaged movie and television projects and represented the careers of many prominent actors and performers. He also orchestrated the $300-million-dollar merger between Harrahs and Holiday Inn. When the law partnership was amicably dissolved, Thompson created the Larry A. Thompson Organization, a company devoted to film production and personal management of talent.

Thompson, with two other lawyers, Harry Sloan and Larry Kuppin, subsequently purchased New World Pictures from Roger Corman for $16.5 million dollars and immediately took the company public. He sold his New World equity position in 1983 and refocused his attention to independent film production and talent management.

In 2001, Thompson Executive Produced two 1-hour UPN Network Specials titled "Iron Chef USA: Showdown In Las Vegas" and "Iron Chef USA: Holiday Showdown" based on the very popular Japanese show "Iron Chef."

His highly acclaimed 2003 Lifetime television movie "A Date With Darkness: The Trial And Capture Of Andrew Luster" was the third highest cable movie of the year and received rave reviews.

His movie "Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story," which aired on Lifetime Movie Network on August 17, 2008, was the highest-rated, two-hour movie in Lifetime Movie Network's 10-year history. In 2009, the movie garnered six Imagen Awards Nominations, and it won two of the awards: one for Best Primetime Television Program and the other for Best Actor/Television - Hector Bustamante.

Thompson Co-Executive Produced, with Joel Gallen of Tenth Planet Productions, the "Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers." The critically acclaimed special aired on August 9, 2009, on Comedy Central.

Thompson, who has produced multiple bio-pics on iconic figures including Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Lucy & Desi, Sonny & Cher, and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, produced a 2-hour special production for the Bio Channel on Scott Hamilton titled "Scott Hamilton: Return To The Ice." He produced the inspirational program in association with 44 Blue Productions. It premiered to glowing reviews on March 8, 2010.

Thompson's critically-acclaimed movie "Amish Grace," based on the true story of the 2006 Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, schoolhouse shooting, had its world premiere on Lifetime Movie Network on Palm Sunday, March 28, 2010. More than 4 million viewers tuned in to "Amish Grace" starring Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Tammy Blanchard, and Matt Letscher. The movie broke all Network records, becoming the highest-rated and most-watched original movie in the history of Lifetime Movie Network.

He Executive Produced the "Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff," which aired on Comedy Central on August 15, 2010. It was the highest-rated show for the night in ALL of TV among males 18-34.

Thompson Executive Produced a one-woman comedy special with Joan Rivers titled "Don't Start With Me." It aired on Showtime on November 15, 2012.

He produced with Michael Wilson the reality series "Celebrity Videos."

Thompson, in 2012, produced the high-profile Lifetime Television movie event, "Liz & Dick," starring Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler. The movie is about the epic love story between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. It was shot in Los Angeles. The movie was written by Peabody and Humanitas Award Winner, Christopher Monger, ("Temple Grandin"), and was directed by Lloyd Kramer ("The Five People You Meet In Heaven"). It was broadcast on Lifetime Television on November 25, 2012. It drew an audience of 3.5 million people and was nominated for two Emmys in hairstyling and makeup.

He was an Executive Producer on the "22nd Annual Movieguide Awards," which aired on ReelzChannel on March 1, 2014. It starred, among many others, "Duck Dynasty's" Korie and Willie Robertson, "The Bible's" Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, "American Idol's" Jordin Sparks, James Denton, AJ Michalka, Corbin Bernsen, with performances by Billy Ray Cyrus, Jacob Latimore, Richie Sambora, and evangelist Joni Eareckson Tada who sang the Oscar-nominated (yet rescinded) song "Alone Yet Not Alone."

Thompson was an Executive Producer on the "23rd Annual Movieguide Awards," which aired on ReelzChannel on February 21, 2015. Hosted by Bill Engvall, the special starred Diogo Morgado, Korie Robertson, Corbin Bernsen, Jacob Latimore, Cory Oliver, Billy Boyd, Pat Boone, with all-star performances by Stevie Wonder, Ledisi, Take 6, Lecrae, and many others.

He was an Executive Producer on the "24th Annual Movieguide Awards," which aired on ReelzChannel on February 22, 2016. Hosted by Joe Mantegna and Sadie Robertson, the special starred David Oyelowo, Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin, Abigail Breslin, Jane Seymour, Ricky Schroder, Tamar Braxton, Kevin Sorbo, John Schneider, Karen Abercrombie, Ken Wales, Ernie Hudson, Gatlin Green, Sloane Morgan Siegel, Alyvia Alyn Lind, and many others, with all-star performances by Trace Adkins and Andra Day.

As a book packager, Thompson has developed and packaged with Joan Rivers a series of murder mystery novels titled "The Red Carpet Murder Mysteries." The first book in the series, "Murder At The Academy Awards®," written by Joan Rivers with Jerrilyn Farmer, was published in hardcover by Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, on January 27, 2009. "The Red Carpet Murder Mysteries" is also being developed as a franchise of television movies.

Thompson also developed the book "Men Are Stupid And They Like Big Boobs: A Woman's Guide to Beauty Through Plastic Surgery," written by Joan Rivers with Valerie Frankel. It was published in hardcover by Pocket Books on December 30, 2008.

On Broadway, Thompson produced William Shatner's one-man show, "Shatner's World...We Just Live in It," at The Music Box, a Shubert Organization Theatre, February 16, 2012 - March 4, 2012. The show toured 15 cities in the United States and finished on April 19, 2012. The U.S. 2012-2013 tour started November 8, 2012 and ran through January 26, 2013. The show continues to tour in 2016. Thompson filmed a version of the show as a television special in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on December 8, 2012 titled "Shatner's World." A further version of that show with additional, special content was exhibited by Fathom Entertainment in 635 theaters nationally on April 24, 2014.

Thompson, his wife, Kelly, their daughter, Taylor, and son, Trevor, live in Beverly Hills, California.

Doug Spearman

More than 30 years of experience in television and film production. Doug is a writer/director/producer and actor.

In the summer of 1983 Doug started as the one and only intern/assistant producer to Charlie Rose when Charlie returned to television with his national show. Doug's responsibility was to research, greet, and host such political and journalistic luminaries as Colin Powell, Peter Jennings, then Vice President Bush, and Julian Bond.

From there Doug went on to writing, producing, and directing marketing and promotions campaigns at ABC, CBS and NBC. Doug also created and executed launch campaigns for Soapnet, UPN, and LOGO.

In 1991 Doug moved to Los Angeles to direct for the legendary ad men Ray Jacobs and Stefan Gerber - Doug's first assignments included directing such stars as William Shatner, Morgan Freeman, Halle Berrey, and Martin Sheen.

At the same time, Doug pursued an acting career with guest starring roles on Star Trek Voyager, The Drew Carey Show, The Huguley's, and Girlfriends and Chance in the ground-breaking LOGO show, Noah's Arc. His stage work includes the American premier of The Ice Pick, the Tony Award Winning South Coast Rep's premier of The Hollow Lands and the critically acclaimed production of The Bacchae, playing Dionysus, at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

In 2006 he formed The Ogden Group Entertainment. Their first feature, Hot Guys with Guns, was released in April of 2014 by Wolfe. The main title song, Something to Shoot For, written and sung by Mervyn Warren was short-listed for nomination for the 2015 Oscars. The script for Hot Guys with Guns was included in the core collection at the Academy library.

Doug's second feature, From Zero to I Love You is in production and an original pilot called The Natural Order of Things is in preproduction.

Doug has served on several boards; Equality California, The Relational Center, The Celebration Theater, and currently on the board of Outfest.

Eidan Hanzei

Eidan Hanzei doesn't just portray samurai warriors and profound thinkers for the screen, they're in his blood - literally.

Eidan's mother comes from a line of samurai warriors and athletes; and his father from a lineage of monks and philosophers. Growing up in the small beach town of Encinitas, California, Eidan would never have imagined how much the traditions of both heritages would influence not only his life but also the roles that he would embrace in his career years later.

Born on December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day, and to a direct survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, his mother, Eidan was destined to have a determination. After receiving his Criminal Justice degree from San Diego State University, Eidan realized life as an undercover agent was not in the cards. Instead, he discovered his passion for acting and headed to Hollywood, taking his knowledge of the criminal world with him in crafting interesting, cutting-edge characters.

It wasn't long before Eidan was a working actor in film and television, including roles in SGT. Bilko, Blue Streak, and Star Trek. But it was with the feature film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, which Eidan's ancestral samurai spirit was unleashed as he beat out thousands of other actors to portray a character based on Nobunaga Oda, one of Japan's most famous daimyo during the late 16th century and a real-life ancestor to Eidan on his mother's side. Several years later, after a world-wide casting search, Eidan's samurai essence was rekindled when he was cast as Nobunaga Oda's most trusted warlord and friend, Ukita, in the British television production of Heroes & Villains: Shogun as well as starring in the samurai film The Lone Warrior shortly thereafter.

Eidan has also turned to his legacy of truth-seekers for inspiration when he was cast as Hugh Laurie's doppelganger in the Emmy winning season finale of House, and as a doctor looking for answers opposite William Shatner in Boston Legal. Most recently, Eidan has appeared on Castle, 2 Broke Girls, The Young & The Restless and several appearances on the police drama Southland.

As a screenwriter, Eidan has completed seven screenplays, optioning three of them and garnering industry attention from the likes of Jim Whitaker at Imagine Entertainment, producer Allan Kaufman, Snoop Dogg, Jacob Vargas and director Clark Johnson.

Eidan's current writing-producing project has him partnered with writer-director Ben Ramsey for The Ministry, an action series for television described as "X-Files on steroids."

Robert Homer Mollohan

Robert Homer Mollohan is a director, writer (theater and film), actor, heir to a renowned political family, and related to American pioneer and frontiersman, Daniel Boone. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania and went on to graduate from Howe Military school in Indiana. Drifting all over the States he has studied with a number of acting programs including The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the highly respected Maggie Flanigan Studio while working in New York City. He also studied playwriting at Maggie Flanigan Studio under the Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis.

Although born in Washington D.C., Mollohan was brought up in Fairmont, West Virginia, where his mother was a speech therapist and his father was a member of the United States House of Representatives for twenty-eight years. Mollohan's grandfather (and namesake), Robert "Bob" Homer Mollohan, served in that same capacity prior to his father.

Mollohan began his acting career training with celebrated acting teacher Maggie Flanigan at her studio in New York. Since then, he has been working steadily as an actor in the New York and Los Angeles theatre community for over fifteen years. Notably, his critically acclaimed play,

"Jesse Boy" (which he wrote and starred in), had its world premiere at LA's Ruskin Group Theatre. In the play, directed by Karen Landry, Mollohan plays a violent, sociopath, Elvis impersonator named "Richy." "Justified's" Chris Mulkey co-starred in the production.

Making a recent transition to the big screen, Mollohan wrote and directed Bowman, a short film that premiered at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival. He also appears in a Dodge RAM commercial riding a pan-head (motorcycle) with some of the top stunt men and women in the business. He recently participated in The Hollywood Fringe Festival where he was nominated for the Golden Award for Male Performance in "The Conduct of Life," written by Maria Irene Fornes and directed by Sabina Ptasniznik.

Mollohan's latest project is the soon-to-be released Road to Paloma, a buddy film and homage to Dennis Hopper's iconic 1969 Easy Rider. Road to Paloma is the directorial debut of "Game of Throne's" Jason Momma (Batman vs. Superman), who stars alongside Mollohan (screenwriter/associate producer) as a Native American drifter running from the law after taking it into his own hands avenging his mother's murder. The film is from WWE Studios and Anchor Bay Films. Mollohan can be seen in one of Priceline's priceless commercials opposite William Shatner and Kaley Cuoco, directed by Roman Coppola.

When Mollohan isn't acting, writing or making films, his other passions include riding his motorcycle, and singing the blues with his guitar.

Kathleen Cody

Kathleen Cody, often credited as Kathy Cody in her childhood years, is an American actress born October, 30, 1954. Best known for her roles as Hallie Stokes and Carrie Stokes on the original 1966-1971 cult classic TV series "Dark Shadows".

Kathleen started performing at the tender age of 6 months old with her first television commercial and continued to work as a successful child actor throughout her adolescence, teens and into adulthood. Her stage career started at age 6, appearing in Summer Stock at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami, Florida. By the time she was 9 she had made it to Broadway for a two years run in Meredith Wilson's Musical "Here's Love", directed and choreographed by Michael Kidd, by age 9.

In 1965, at age 11, she was chosen by author Arthur Miller and producer David Susskinfdd to co-star as Betty Parris, in David Susskind's television production of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible", which starred George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Colleen Dewhurst, and Tuesday Weld. The show was nominated and won three Emmy Awards; Best Actor George C. Scott, Best Actress Colleen Dewhurst, and Best Director Alex Segal.

Upon completion of "The Crucible", Kathleen was cast to co-star with Colleen Dewhurst again in a Televison Special based on novelist and playwright Colette's 1922 play, "My Mother's House", an autobiographical piece based on the novelist' s life with her mother, portrayed by Colleen Dewhurst with Kathleen portraying the playwright, Colette, from adolescence up through the author's teenage years. This TV production was also nominated for three Emmy Awards.

At 14 yrs old, director Bob Fosse auditioned and cast Kathleen in her first film debut in the Musical "Sweet Charity", starring Shirley MacLaine. It was in 1971 that Kathleen left New York to star in her first Hollywood film, "Hot Summer Week" (later entitled "Girls on the Road") with fellow co-stars Ralph Waite and Michael Ontkean.

Kathleen's performance in "Hot Summer Week " prompted Walt Disney Studios to invite her to screen test for the studio. The successful audition resulted in signing Kathleen to a exclusive three picture contract with Walt Disney Studios. She was the last actress signed a multiple film contract with Disney Studios since Annette Funicello.

"Snowball Express", directed by Norman Tokar, was the first film Kathleen completed for Disney Studios and was followed by "Charley and the Angel" directed by Vincent McEveety, starring Fred MacMurray and Cloris Leachman as her parents, as well as Harry Morgan. Kurt Russell portrayed her love interest in the film, as well as in real life. Kathleen completed her three picture contract with Disney by starring in the film "Superdad", again directed by Vincent McEveety and co-starring with Bob Crane as her father and Kurt Russell as Kathleen's love interest for the second time on screen. Kurt and Kathleen's personal relationship lasted well beyond the film's completion for 3 years.

Kathleen has guest-starred in numerous prime time television shows, including 4 episodes of "Gunsmoke" with actors James Arness, James Whitmore, Richard Jaeckel, Buck Taylor, Nicholas Hammond and Louise Latham; "The Partridge Family" with David Cassidy; "Doc Elliot" with James Farentino; "Love, American Style" segment 'Love and the Model Apartment' with Davy Jones as her newlywed husband; "Barbary Coast" with William Shatner and Doug McClure; 'The Ring' episode of "The Walton's" with Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, and Will Geer; "Cannon" guest-starring in a dual role with William Conrad, Mitch Ryan, and Ralph Meeker; "Three for the Road" with Vincent Van Patten; "Barnaby Jones" with Buddy Ebsen and Kristoffer Tabori; and "Dirty Sally" with Jeanette Nolan.

Kathleen co-starred in three television Movies of the Week. She first appeared in a remake of the 1945 film "Double Indemnity" portraying the character of Lola Dietrickson and co-starring along with Richard Crenna, Lee J. Cobb, and Samantha Eggar. In 1975, she appeared in her second telemovie "Babe", the biographical film about Babe Didrikson directed by Buzz Kulik. The film starred Susan Clark in the title role, for which she won an Emmy for her performance and Alex Karras appeared in the film as Babe's husband.

In 1975 Kathleen appeared in her last film directed by long-time friend and mentor Vincent McEveety, in his made for TV film "The Last Day", starring Richard Widmark, Barbara Rush, Tim Matheson and Robert Conrad, in the role of Julia Johnson, Matheson's love interest.

In 1976 Kathleen was cast in the starring role of "Snowy" in a television series pilot, entitled "The Cheerleaders", directed by Richard Crenna, who had been impressed with Kathleen's work on a previous project they worked on together, the remake of "Double Indemnity". In fact, Crenna was instrumental in Universal Studios offering a seven year exclusive Studio contract to Kathleen, which she ultimately turned down. Starring along side Kathleen in "The Cheerleaders" TV Pilot was Debbie Zipp, Mary Kay Place and Darel Glaser.

Late in 1976 Kathleen moved back to the home she built in Connecticut and married. She had her daughter Megan in 1981 and divorced a couple of years later. In 1983, Kathleen returned to L.A. alone as a single mother of her two year old daughter, Megan. She was cast in the TV Series "The Rouster's" with Chad Everrett. It was not long after the cancellation of the series that Kathleen decided for the last time to leave L.A., and her career, so she could be a full time mom in raising her little girl, Megan, as well as providing her with the love and support of their family and friends back East.

In 1987 she responded to a call from Peter Bogdanovich to appear in her last film, "Illegally Yours", starring Rob Lowe.

All in all, Kathleen's career performing on stage, in film and on television has encompassed a period of over 30 years.

Mark A. Altman

MARK A. ALTMAN has been a Co-Executive Producer on such series as TNT's hit show, "The Librarians," as well as "Agent X" and along with Steve Kriozere, he has been a writer/producer on such series as ABC'S "Castle" and USA Network's "Necessary Roughness."

Altman was also the co-creator and Executive Producer of "Femme Fatales," the international hit TV series stepped in classic film noir and pulp fiction for HBO, which Entertainment Weekly called "a badass-chick anthology series" and The Huffington Post hails as "Pulpy Fun." Steeped in classic film noir and pulp fiction, "Femme Fatales" is a contemporary anthology series. Altman also directed several episodes of the show.

In addition, Altman produced the $30 million film adaptation of the bestselling video game, "DOA: Dead Or Alive," as well as such films as Lionsgate's "House of the Dead" series, based on the bestselling video game from Sega as well as the far superior sequel, "House of the Dead 2: Dead Aim," which was released theatrically overseas by Sony. He also produced James Gunn's "The Specials," about a dysfunctional superhero team starring Thomas Haden Church and Rob Lowe.

His first film was the award winning romantic comedy, "Free Enterprise," starring William Shatner and Eric McCormack, which he wrote and produced and won the WGA Award for Best New Writer.

His bestselling two-volume oral history of Star Trek, "The Fifty Year Mission," was recently published by St. Martin's Press in 2016 to rave reviews. Among those lauding the set were Booklist which raved ""breathtaking in scope and depth, this is a must-read for Star Trek lovers as well as anyone who wants a better understanding of how television and film production works." Emmy Magazine called it "a tantalizing Trek tell-all the most comprehensive compendium of Star Trek knowledge you'll ever find" and Publishers Weekly hailed the books as "a page-turner. Longtime fans will find a lot to chew on, and newer fans will feel like old pros after reading this splendidly crafted work."

Altman is also a former journalist who has contributed to such newspapers and magazines as The Boston Globe, Written By, L"Cienefage, Film Threat, The Manchester Guardian, The Boston Edge, Cult TV, Computer Player, Geek and many others, including Cinefantstique for which he launched their independent film division, CFQ Films, which produced numerous successful genre features for DVD and VOD release.

Altman, a graduate of the WGA Showrunners Program, has spoken at numerous industry events and conventions, including the NYU Tisch School of the Arts, ShowBiz Expo as well as the Variety/Final Draft Screenwriters Panel at the Cannes Film Festival. He was a juror at the prestigious 2002 Sitges Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain and has been a frequent guest and panelist at Comic-Con held annually in San Diego, CA and a two-time juror for the Comic-Con Film Festival. He is also a member of the Television Academy. Written By: J.S.S.

Steven Lance

Steven Lance was born in Freehold, New Jersey and is a versatile film and voice actor, narrator, broadcaster, impressionist, writer, editor and published author. He is best known for his feature film roles as a Vegan crewman in Star Trek: The Motion Picture and the Young Emergency Room Intern in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories. Lance was "gifted" his role in "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" by series creator Gene Roddenberry for his longtime association with Star Trek as host of the original New York City Star Trek conventions. He hosted Al Schuster's Star Trek '74 at New York's Commodore Hotel, as well as Star Trek '75, Star Trek America, and Bi-Centennial 10, all held in New York City's Americana Hotel. Lance (who initially worked under the Stage Name "Heash") hosted up to three conventions a year in New York, Philadelphia, and Atlanta.

Lance's professional career was launched while he was still in high school, writing and producing radio commercials for local businesses, which included the Monmouth Mall in New Jersey. Then in 1973, Lance and his friend Barry attended their first Star Trek convention in New York City. Lance entered the talent show and performed his Star Trek stand-up routine--complete with impressions of the Enterprise crew. He won that competition and, as a result, was hired to host the 1974 International Star Trek convention. Lance continued hosting Star Trek conventions through 1983, while also working as a radio disc jockey on WRLB-FM, newscaster on WJLK-FM, and later program host of "Names in the News with Steven Lance," on New Jersey's ground-breaking modern rock radio station, FM 106.3, where his boss was Matt Pinfield of MTV's "120 Minutes" and "Celebrity Deathmatch."

Lance has been in showbiz since the age of four, first appearing on stage as an assistant for his dad, a professional magician. While most of his friends were outside playing sports, Lance was inside watching television and dreaming of being "in" the box just like Mike Teevee, the tv-obsessed character from the original Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He was fascinated with every aspect of the medium, and knew then that he wanted to pursue a career in entertainment. His 4th grade teacher said of Lance on one of his report cards, "Steven is very bright, but he talks too much." Little did she know that his proclivity for being so chatty would one day earn him a living. Lance got his first break doing cartoon voices for animated segments of Sesame Street and Villa Alegre because they were produced by his maternal uncle, renowned animator and producer Harvey Siegel, who had earlier produced the classic cartoons Rocky and His Friends, The Bullwinkle Show, Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales, Hoppity Hooper, and Underdog.

Lance is a "quick study" at picking up new voices and has mastered many, including Boris Karloff--from his Frankenstein Monster's growl and speech in "Bride of Frankenstein" through his early motion pictures such as Edmond Bateman in "The Raven," to his older double-role as both the Grinch, and the narrator, of the Chuck Jones animated classic, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" He can effortlessly switch from Jack Mercer's original Popeye's (unscripted) high-pitched under-the-breath wisecracks and singing, to Lance LeGault's guttural Colonel Decker from The A-Team. He loves doing Bob & Ray [Bob Elliott (Chris Elliott's dad) and Ray Goulding] from the show that was produced at WOR-AM radio in New York, which is where he met and became close friends with them. Lance of course enjoys doing his "Star Trek" impressions, including William Shatner as Captain Kirk, George Takei as Mr. Sulu, Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov, and his absolute dead-on favorite, James Doohan as "Scotty," the Enterprise's irascible Chief Engineer. His cartoon impressions include the Art Carney Ed Norton knock-offs for Yogi Bear and Barney Rubble. And he has actually done the voice of Kermit the Frog for Jim Henson, and Grover for Frank Oz.

Lance holds a B.A. degree in English from Upsala College and his acting training comes from being on the other side of the microphone and cameras. His list of industry mentors include, Broadcaster Geraldo Rivera, Talk-Show host Morton Downey, Jr., Motion Picture director Robert Wise, Comedian, actor, writer and director Woody Allen, Walt Disney animator Tex Henson, and his dear friend, Henry Darrow, who played the aging Zorro on "Zorro and Son," and Don Alejandro opposite Duncan Regehr, on the Family Channel series in the 1990's. Darrow also provided the voice of Zorro in the Filmation animated cartoons, and it was he who taught Lance the art of providing inflection and energy for animated characters. Having worked with the cast of the "Star Trek" television series for a dozen years, he also got tips, guidance and advice from them when they did their characters' voices for Star Trek. Lance's most valuable schooling came from his dear friend, actor James "Scotty" Doohan, who voiced the ship's Chief Engineer, along with up to three other character voices for each of the 22 episodes.

Lance is also a professional writer and published author. He has completed a feature film screenplay and his pop-culture television reference book "Written Out of Television: A TV Lover's Guide to Cast Changes" was published by Scarecrow Press in Hardcover and Madison Books as a Trade Paperback. He also served as the Lead Researcher for James Robert Parish's, "The Unofficial Murder, She Wrote Casebook" book and Research Assistant for more than a dozen other books including Vincent Terrace's "Television Specials" and "Television Characters and Story Facts." Those successes won Lance a job as the Marketing Director for Geraldo Rivera. The position led to appearances on numerous radio and television shows that included "The Rocky Allen Showgram" on New York City's WPLJ-FM, and Fox TV's "Good-Day New York" with Donna Hanover. During his "Star Trek" years, Lance appeared three times on The Joe Franklin Show, the same show on which the original Ghostbusters appeared. Lance is also the former creator, producer, and host of the weekly "Planet Showbiz" podcast on WCCR Rutgers Camden and served as Entertainment Editor for the Comcast cable on-line entity, Comcast@Home. In addition, he has earned a reputation as the nation's foremost trivia expert on the Adventures of Superman television series. In an article that appeared in the NY Daily News, Lance was called, "The Closest Thing to Superman Since George Reeves."

Lance is a multiple award winner, having received numerous Jasper Awards from The Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association in recognition of outstanding achievement in the field. He is also included in the 20th (2003) edition of the international Marquis reference book, Who's Who in the World; the 24th edition of Who's Who in the East, the third edition of Who's Who in Entertainment, and the 56th (2000-2001) and 57th (2002-2003) editions of Who's Who in America.

Lance is hard at work on a new book about his "Star Trek" years.

Christopher Dane Owens

Chris Dane Owens has been enjoying success in a number of different entertainment fields. He's an Emmy nominated television series creator / executive producer and a motion picture producer, as well as an internationally known rock musician. Owens brings it all together with great passion for communicating ideas and storytelling on multimedia platforms.

In television, he has co-created and executive produced shows for Lifetime, Animal Planet, and Style Network (E!), including the #1 rated original series "Instant Beauty Pageant" on the Style Network.

His TV/motion picture company, Biederman/Owens Entertainment, was founded by Owens and eight-time published, best-selling author Jerry Biederman ("Secrets of a Small Town" Dell Publishing). Together they have created more than 300 original concepts for reality series and have sold an impressive 80 formats to networks and production companies in Hollywood and abroad. Buyers include: Twentieth Century Fox, Style Network (E!), Endemol, Steve Harvey, Buena Vista, Lionsgate, The Wolper Organization/Warner Bros. Tribune, Lifetime, LMNO, Gavin Polone/Pariah, Animal Planet, Cosgrove-Meurer, Spectrum, T-Group, 495 Productions, Dick Clark Productions and many others.

His company's first on-air success was "Who Gets the Dog?" on Animal Planet. At the time of broadcast, it held the largest advertising draw in the history of the network.

In scripted production, Biederman/Owens Entertainment has an impressive 14-project miniseries and motion picture deal with The Wolper Organization. It was the largest best-selling book acquisition in the company's history, in association with Warner Bros. Television.

In the music industry, Chris Dane Owens got his first electric guitar when he was 13, and his love affair with singing and playing music has never stopped. In the early days as a recording artist, Owens recorded for SONY in Japan on the "Cipher" movie soundtrack, which was distributed throughout Asia by RCA/Victor. Owens' solo album "Blue Stone" and accompanying "Shine On Me" music video are his most successful musical endeavors to date, capturing the attention of millions of people through television, radio, and the internet. His high fantasy music video, directed by Academy Award winning Visual Efx artist Robert Short ("Beetlejuice," "ET"), was crowned by New Yorker magazine as "The Best Video of the Year." Owens has also received impressive attention from publications, including Rolling Stone and The LA Times, proclaiming, "An internet star is born!"

His music video has been seen on television in many countries, including "Format Court" in Europe, RAGE in Australia (the second longest running music video channel in the world). It's also on TV in America on FUSE, VH1, E! G4, Comedy Central, and Much Music in Canada.

His latest single and music video entitled, "Light Speed," (directed by Owens), continues the epic fantasy adventure, of his "Shine On Me" saga and has been featured in Esquire Magazine. Owens also promoted his newest music video as an on-camera guest on, William Shatner's "Brown Paper Bag Wine Tasting," and the pop culture show, "Dweebcast." Both shows are broadcast on, Larry King's digital network, ORA-TV.

Show business runs in the Owens family. His brother, Scott Owens is an Emmy award winning producer on such hit shows as "Amazing Race," "America's Next Top Model," "America's Most Wanted" and "Rock of Love." Chris' father, Gary Owens, is known to millions for his decades in television and radio. He was one of the stars of NBC's Rowan and Martin's "Laugh In," and has voiced literally thousands of network promos, national commercials and popular cartoons. He's also been inducted into four broadcast Halls of Fame, and has his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (next to Walt Disney).

Robin A Townsend

Robin owns a multi million pound Facilities Company based in the Cotswolds Gloucestershire. He has several high profile A list actors on his books, and his company has been able to support many film and TV productions behind the scenes and has been able to deliver to strict timescales and budgets. From security, specialist and high level support to maintenance and cleaning. He can help facilitate many below the line projects. As an effective leader he has many qualifications' to support this including a vocational Level 5 NVQ. He has also enjoyed being in front of the camera and has been a supporting artist in feature films most recently he was a supporting artist playing a Polish prisoner in the Hollywood production of three seconds starring among others Joel Kinnaman, Clive Owen and Common. He shared several scenes with the lead actor and had some background dialogue swearing in the Polish language. He has been provisionally been offered a full speaking part in Arizona USA in an upcoming feature produced by Qwerty Media in exchange for web media and promotional work. He has numerous friends in the industry and has been a spectator behind the scenes of several productions and has met numerous film stars from Arnold Schwarzenegger, William Shatner and Christopher Lloyd. A keen photographer and massive film buff, an amateur but with lots of passion drive and knowledge. Lots of recent work on short films With upcoming involvement in some large features it looks set to continue to help Robin achieve success either in front or behind the camera.

Tim Kubart

Tim is a Grammy Award Winning and Emmy Nominated entertainer and content creator for all ages. His mission in work and in life is to spread kindness and joy, and to encourage others to do the same.

Tim's passion for making music for kids and families was discovered while volunteering in the nursery of an NYC homeless shelter during college. His "indie pop for all ages" aims to entertain without excluding anyone, young or old. Tim and his songwriting partner Matt Puckett weave their own childhood memories through textured pop tunes with lyrics that bridge the gap between innocence and wisdom. In February 2016, Tim and his team were awarded the Grammy for "Best Children's Album" for the togetherness themed album, "Home." Tim and his band's (The Space Cadets) live shows are an interactive dance party for all ages.

He's probably best known though as the "Tambourine Guy" from the viral music collective Postmodern Jukebox. He has performed with PMJ in sold out shows across the country and internationally, most notably at The Theater at MSG, The Kennedy Center, Best Buy Theater, LA's Microsoft Theater, Amsterdam's Paradiso, and London's Roundhouse. His clowning around with PMJ has helped them reach over 500 million views on their YouTube page and the number 1 spot on the iTunes Jazz charts for 5 consecutive albums.

When he's not dancing with his tambourine, Tim hosts the only live morning show for preschoolers, Sunny Side Up, on NBCUniversal's Sprout Channel. With his co-host Chica the Chicken, Tim sings songs, performs sketches, and celebrates everyday moments for a national audience of kids and their caregivers each day. Broadcasting every morning from 30 Rockefeller Plaza in NYC makes the show a destination for special guests; favorite visitors include OK GO, Matt Lauer, Julie Andrews, Mary Lou Retton, William Shatner, Tiffani Thiessen, and the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. "Sunny Side Up" earned an Emmy Nomination in 2016 for "Outstanding Children's Series." Tim made his Sprout debut in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2013, and has appeared in NBC's long-standing PSA campaign, "The More You Know."

"HOME" is Tim's third album for families and is a pop celebration of the small moments in life, the ones that matter most, was released in the fall of 2015 alongside a multi-city tour. The lead single, "Breakfast Club" has reached the top of the Sirius XM KiDs Place Live charts. Tim and his band of Space Cadets have played sold out shows at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn Bowl, Symphony Space, Chicago's Old Town School of Folk, and the Smithsonian. They've also headlined the family stages at Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits. They are on tour most weekends of the year.

Beyond Space Cadet full band concerts, Tim has also performed over 800 birthday parties and taught over 5,000 toddler music classes. Tim continues to perform birthday parties and classes, but high demand led him to launch "Tambourine Kids" in 2015. Tim not only heads parties and classes himself, he also personally handpicks and trains each teacher and entertainer to provide the highest quality and the most fun experience for parties and classes.

Tim is also a professional actor and voiceover artist, and has worked consistently since high school with credits on prime time television, soap operas, and numerous national commercials and campaigns. He's played the leading man in tween-targeted web series for both CosmoGirl and Teen.com.

As a session musician, he is a guitarist and bass player for upcoming New York artists, and moonlights on NBC as the house bass player for seasons 7-9 of America's Got Talent, performing live from Radio City Music Hall to 12 million people nationwide.

In addition, Tim composes songs for "Sesame Street." His first work on the show, written alongside long time producing partner Dominic Fallacaro, is the song "We Can All be Friends" and was the introduction of Julia, the first Muppet with autism.

His first children's picture book is due out in 2017.

Tim lives and rides his bike in Brooklyn. He loves animals.

Steven Hoban

Steven Hoban was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1964 to Kenneth and Francoise Hoban. He grew up living in a number of countries due to his father's employment with the Canadian Foreign Service. Prior to becoming a film producer his career included being VP business affairs at a completion bond company followed by co-founding and running an animation studio and R&D facility for Imax Corporation. He has produced Imax(R)3D films, feature films, short films, and animated films.

Steven Hoban is also the founder of the Toronto-based film and television production company Copperheart Entertainment. He has produced numerous successful feature films, the Academy Award® winning computer animated short, RYAN, The cult hit trilogy GINGER SNAPS, the Vincenzo Natali directed HAUNTER starring Abigail Breslin as well as SPLICE starring Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley, His recent features include action thriller WOLVES starring Jason Momoa and Lucas Till, written and directed by David Hayter (X-MEN, WATCHMEN), science fiction horror DEBUG written and directed by David Hewlett (Stagate Atlantis) and most recently A CHRISTMAS HORROR STORY, which Hoban also co-directed, starring William Shatner.

On the Television side, Hoban's most recent production is the urban chiller DARKNET created by Hoban and Vincenzo Natali, along with several other projects in active development including the HBO dramatic television series SHAKEDOWN with James Ellroy and David Fincher, INCARNATE, a supernatural horror series executive produced by Clive Barker.

Hoban continues to produce films at his Toronto-based company Copperheart Entertainment.

Piergiuseppe Zaia

Piergiuseppe Zaia is an Italian Director, Writer, Producer and Composer. At the age of four, he began studying piano and singing, under the tutelage of Maestro L. Mortarino, as well as participating in and winning many Nationwide contests. Aged just ten years old, Zaia was admitted into the Conservatorio A. Vivaldi in Alessandria, where he continued piano studies with renowned pianists, such as Maestros Audino and Vercillo. Then on being accepted into the, Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, in Milan, he advanced his studies in piano, singing, composition and conducting with such illustrious artists as, Giampiero Malaspina and Wilma Vernocchi. At the age of eighteen, he joined the RAI Orchestra and Chorus, Radiotelevisione Italiana Spa. working with the most successful conductors of the time. In 1988 he made his debut, as a Lyric Tenor, with Giacomo Puccini's Tosca, under the guidance of Maestro Giampiero Malaspina and continued giving concerts for several years, thereafter. Mr Zaia studied and worked to perfect his skills in composition and conducting, with prestigious teachers, such as Maestros Vladimir Delman and Carl Melles. This led to a natural progression in working with The Teatro La Scala Milan, performing contemporary works such as, Ascesa e caduta della citta di Mahagonny, by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, directed by Maestro Virginio Puecher, who subsequently encouraged Zaia, to direct in the Operatic Theatre. In 1989, Zaia founded what is known today as, the Festival of Saint Vincent, where Mr Zaia discovered numerous talents and produced them with his own company, MasterTrack, where as director and producer, began directing hundreds of music videos for, established famous singers and emerging talents. Simultaneously, over a period of eighteen years, Zaia directed the Blue Sound Gospel Chorus. Mr Zaia's passion for directing, led him to form Artuniverse Srl, where with Eleonora Fani, Executive producer, Co-authored, the script Creators, The Past, the first of a trilogy saga, from the production house, Artuniverse Srl. Utilising all his skills from his career thus far, Mr Zaia is the composer of the complete soundtrack and also the director of the movie, CREATORS the Past. The entire film, shot in Italy, in the English language, with a truly international cast and world famous Actors including, William Shatner, (Star Trek), Gerard Depardieu, Bruce Payne, Peter Antico and Sebastien Foucan.

Chuck Williams

Chuck Williams is an Actor/Producer/Director/Writer with over 60 Films and Television shows.

He has worked as an assistant director alongside such Hollywood heavyweights as James Cameron, Rob Cohen, Kathryn Bigelow, John Badham, Penelope Spheeris, Jonathan Kaplan, David Fincher, Jim Kouf and a host of others.

Mr. Williams soon moved into producing. His films include the Sundance Channel's Eddie Presley, the action/adventure DOUBLE BLAST for HBO, The Telling for Showtime, Up Against Amanda for Roger Corman, William Shatner's Groom Lake for the Syfy Channel that was shot in Tucson, AZ and surrounding areas, and Jeff Burr's critically acclaimed World War II movie Straight Into Darkness, released by Universal Studios.

Chuck also produced the first American Lucha Libre film Mil Mascaras vs The Aztec Mummy and Killer Pad directed by Robert Englund.

Chuck co-directed/produced the critically acclaimed shocumentary Halloween . The Happy Haunting Of America with friend Daniel Roebuck who also co-hosted the Halloween favorite with Bob Burns. The DVD features Robert Englund, Alice Cooper, Tom Savini, Doug Bradley, and Angus Scrimm.

Chuck has finally gotten back to his first love - acting. Most recently he appeared opposite of David Duchovny, Carla Gugino in Showtimes Californication Season 4,5,6 and Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz. He also co-starred with Bruce Campbell in Don Coscarelli's Bubba Ho-Tep and The Carbon Copy with Jonathan Breck. Also Bryan Loves You with Tony Todd and George Wendt and Sundance's 2012 selection "John Dies At The End" with Paul Giamatti

Chuck has also performed lead roles in Groom Lake with Amy Acker, Syfi Channel's Soultaker, Bet's Up Against The Eight Ball, HBO's Double Blast with Linda Blair as well as countless other films and television shows, including CBS's The Young And The Restless.

Chuck appeared as the murderous title character in the cult horror film Dark Walker, a role which gave him the honor of being immortalized as two Halloween mask's, one which was also featured in the hit comedy Knocked Up.

Chuck was on The Girls Next Door Season 5 with Hugh Hefner, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson, which aired on E Channel.

Mr. Williams is now CEO of Avondale Pictures and just completed the movie "Shake Off the World which he was the Director/Writer of the film. He is now in Post Production on "The Faith Club" and is Directing/Writing a new Western for the company that will be shot in May/2018 in Tucson, Arizona.

Mr. Williams is also involved with several charities and sits on several boards. He also travels around the world as a positive and influential speaker.

Mr. Williams continues to create. Whether it's producing, directing, writing or acting, Chuck has no intention of slowing down.

Michael John Warren

Michael John Warren is a six-time Emmy nominated American film director and showrunner known for highly stylized yet story driven documentary series, music documentaries, and innovative concert films.

Warren made his directorial debut with what many consider to be the greatest hip-hop film of all time - Jay-Z's Fade To Black. Since then, he has gone on to profile many of the biggest names in the music industry with Drake: Better Than Good Enough (2010), Nicki Minaj: My Time Now (2010), Nick Minaj: My Time AGAIN (2015), Vh1's Heavy: The History Of Metal (2006) and the theatrical concert film Hillsong: Let Hope Rise (2016).

Warren's work extends into the sports world as well. He was a major creative force behind the controversial show Friday Night Tykes (2014). The hit series made a huge impact by revealing the shocking intensity of youth football in Texas. In 2007, Warren also directed the award winning Kobe Mentu - a Nike documentary series in Mandarin seen by tens of millions across China. Also in 2007, he directed the ABC prime time series Fast Cars and Superstars featuring Serena Williams, William Shatner, John Cena, John Elway, Tony Hawk, Jewel, Ty Murray and many others.

Warren made history by filming several iconic shows on Broadway. In 2008, he captured the first-ever complete "live" performance in a Broadway theater with Rent: Filmed Live On Broadway. The remarkable achievement was so successful that DreamWorks soon followed suit and Warren helmed Shrek The Musical: Live On Broadway (2013). In the summer of 2015, Warren was invited to film selections from the Tony Award Winning musical Hamilton just days before it opened on Broadway. This noteworthy work was heavily featured in Great Performances: Hamilton's America on PBS, 60 Minutes, The 2016 Tony Award broadcast on CBS, and many other outlets.

Recently, Warren directed the spine tingling documentary series about professional bull riding called Fearless (2016) for Netflix. The cinematic series was nominated for 3 Sports Emmys, including Warren's second nomination for "Outstanding Long Form Editing".

His latest Broadway offering, Oh Hello On Broadway starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, premiered on Netflix in June 2017 to rave reviews - The New York Times calling the show "stupendously entertaining".

Warren has directed all over the world including Africa, Asia, The Caribbean, Australia, Europe, South America and North America. He has collaborated with some of the most influential companies in the industry including Boardwalk Pictures, Radical Media, 441 Productions, 25/7 Productions, ABC, CBS, PBS, ESPN, AMC, MTV, Vh1, Esquire Network, USA Network, BET, Heineken, Nike, Wyden and Kennedy, BBDO, Sony, Paramount, DreamWorks, Universal and Netflix.

Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson began his career in the entertainment industry as a child actor on the internationally syndicated series You Can't Do That On Television. After earning an Honours B.A. in Political Science, Wilson moved to Toronto to work at the Ontario Legislature. Political advisor by day, he started producing live comedy revues at night, including the prestigious Tim Sims Encouragement Award show at The Second City.

After leaving politics Wilson worked as a Talent Booker for The Comedy Network series Popcultured With Elvira Kurt, and in 2005 he joined MTV for the launch of its flagship show MTV Live. While serving as studio producer at MTV, his "former child star" status was often parodied during the popular "after-school special" sketches.

In 2008, Wilson left MTV to join Space. His first assignment was interviewing George Lucas at Skywalker Ranch (nerve-wracking but awesome, it was). Since then, he's been ridiculously fortunate to interview an eclectic range of other folks, including: Sir Anthony Hopkins, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale, Nicolas Cage, Bryan Cranston, Mark Ruffalo, Martin Sheen, Anderson Cooper, John Malkovich, William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy; Directors David Cronenberg, Robert Zemeckis, and Guillermo del Toro; authors George R.R. Martin and Neil Gaiman; Marvel's Stan Lee; the casts of The Twilight Saga, The Big Bang Theory, Doctor Who, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many others.

Wilson's writing has appeared in the Toronto Star (Canada's largest newspaper), Toro Magazine, and Metro Newspapers. He appears regularly as a guest on eTalk, CTV News, The Marilyn Denis Show, and CP24. In 2011, Wilson won (along with co-host Ajay Fry) 'Outstanding Contribution to Film or TV' at the Canadian Sci-Fi Awards.

When not busy hosting InnerSpace Wilson goes to a ton of movies, reads comic books, and plays drums in the indie-rock band HUDDLE, whose videos can be seen on MuchMusic and MTV, and whose music can be heard in the hit series 'Teen Mom' and Robert Redford's upcoming film The Company You Keep.

Wilson also appears alongside Norm Sousa as host of the new explosive series Never Ever Do This At Home, which airs on Discovery in Canada and Spike in the U.S.

Brandon Kleyla

Ever since the 1984 film "Ghostbusters", Brandon Kleyla knew what he wanted to do: act. He first professional job came in 1991 when he was in a local theater production of "Evita". That winter, he went on to portray "Tiny Tim" in "A Christmas Carol" and "Jacob Rothchild" in "The Rothchilds." He soon signed with The Christensen Group talent agency in Winter Park, Florida. From then on, he worked regularly at Nickelodeon Studios in Orlando on such projects as the pilot episode of "Gullah Gullah Island", "Nick News", and "All That." He landed his first film role in the 1995 hit NOW AND THEN, starring Demi Moore, where Brandon plays "Bobby Fricker, " a character that was originally dropped from the script but later restored just for him. While filming NOW AND THEN in Savannah, Brandon worked with Christina Ricci, Gaby Hoffmann, Thora Birch & Ashleigh Aston Moore. A few months after filming NOW AND THEN, Brandon auditioned for CHILDREN OF THE CORN - MILLENNIUM'S CHILD. Soon after he auditioned, he found himself flying to Austin, Texas for production. In the film, which is now known as CHILDREN OF THE CORN - THE GATHERING, Brandon plays the very demon that Stephen King originally created in his short story. In this film, Brandon worked with the legendary Karen Black, Naomi Watts (Tank Girl), Samaria Graham (NOTHING TO LOSE), Brent Jennings (ANOTHER 48 HRS.) and William Windom. During filming, Brandon was turned over to the artists at Sota FX, who transformed him into "Josiah", the amazing boy preacher who is wrongfully murdered by the townspeople. After CHILDREN OF THE CORN - THE GATHERING, Brandon and his family moved to Los Angeles where he contacted Roy Knyrim at Sota FX, the studio that did his makeup in "Corn" and started helping out around the shop. He soon was auditioning for casting director Valorie Massalas for the film FATHER OF FRANKENSTEIN (later retitled GODS AND MONSTERS) -- by coincidence Sota FX was working on makeup effects for the film. Brandon went into his audition not knowing that Valorie Massalas was also one of the casting directors for one of his favorite films of all time, INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE. Brandon says "If I had known that when I went in, I probably would have made a real fool of myself." He went on to land the role of "young James Whale, " in GODS AND MONSTERS. During the filming of GODS AND MONSTERS, Brandon certainly did is part and more to help with the production. In addition to playing the "young James Whale, " he helped Sota FX with makeup. Very soon after wrapping production on GODS AND MONSTERS, he was on his way to the El Rey Theater on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles to help out his friends Robert Bayer Burnett and Mark A. Altman, by doing a small cameo in their film FREE ENTERPRISE starring William Shatner. You can also see Brandon in a variety of television commercials including "Got Milk -Monster Trapping" and "Holiday Inn Express."

Gary R. Benz

GARY R. BENZ President, Chief Executive Officer

An entrepreneur who helped set the standard for documentary and unscripted television programming, Gary R. Benz was one of the first American producers to envision the worldwide appeal of this emerging genre. In 1986, he established GRB Entertainment as a world-class television producer and international distributor, which now reaches more than 160 territories around the globe. Mr. Benz has created and produced more than 3,000 hours of broadcast, cable and syndicated programming, including live events, specials and numerous critically-acclaimed and award-winning series.

As Executive Producer, Mr. Benz has overseen such successful programs as A&E's Intervention (189 episodes), the 2009 Emmy® Award winner for Outstanding Reality Program, and has been the recipient of multiple PRISM, CINE, Telly and BANFF Film awards.

Mr. Benz's other credits include Showdown of the Unbeatables (National Geographic), Next Action Star, 10 unscripted hours and a two-hour movie with Silver Pictures Television (NBC), Princes of Malibu (Fox), Aftermath with William Shatner (Bio), Alter-Eco with Adrian Grenier (Planet Green); Cannonball Run (USA), True Caribbean Pirates (History), and the long-running series, Untold Stories of The ER (TLC).

Since forming Los Angeles-based GRB Entertainment, Mr. Benz has created international co-productions with strategic partnerships worldwide. These global productions include the 200-episode primetime series, Echt Wahr (Germany's Sat 1); Now See This! (France's TF1 and Discovery Channel); Stuntmasters (Canal +, Alliance Atlantis, and U.S. syndication); and AXN: Action TV (Columbia Tri-Star, the Fox Family Channel, and Sony's AXN networks around the world).

A testament to GRB's stature in the financial community is the partners that have chosen to invest in the company. Allen & Co., the prestigious New York based investment bank with a long and storied history in the entertainment industry, is GRB's second largest shareholder having been an investor for over 15 years.

Mr. Benz is a member of the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, The Caucus for Television Producers, Writers & Directors Foundation, and the Board of Directors for the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.

Shawn Pelofsky

Shawn was born in Oklahoma. Performing since the age of 8, it's only natural that Shawn decided to pursue a career in comedy. She attended the University of Southern California and received a B.A. from The School of Theater. During her time at USC, she joined an improvisational group "Comedius Interruptus" which became her motivating force to train at The Groundlings.

By the age of 20, Shawn Pelofsky was performing sketches and improv with comedic giant (SNL's) Will Ferrell'. With a couple years of improv under her belt, she became a member of The ACME Comedy Theater. During her time at ACME, Shawn flourished in the field of stand-up comedy culminating with her current status as a regular at The World Famous Comedy Store. When she's not touring or performing for our troops in places like Afghanistan, Bosnia, Bahrain and Guantanamo Bay, Shawn performs weekly on their infamous Main Room stage. Adding to her many comedic accolades, Shawn has been featured in The Montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival and in the all female hit comedy tours Pretty Funny Women, Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad and The Hot Tamales produced by Eva Longoria. She has opened up for greats such as Richard Lewis, Robert Klein, Bill Maher and the fabulous Margaret Cho.

Shawn has given the comedy competition circuit a run for its money as a finalist for The Funniest Woman in Orange County and in Comedy Central's "Laugh Riots". Her television and film credits include Community (NBC), Lip Service (Showtime), The Gossip Queens (LOGO), Chelsea Lately (E!), Pretty Hurts (LOGO), Comics Unleashed (ABC), The Tonight Show (NBC), Pauly Shore's Minding the Store (TBS), Last Comic Standing (NBC), Playboy Channel and Free Enterprise starring William Shatner.

Catch Shawn Pelofsky taking gay male audiences by storm performing with the Atlantis Cruises worldwide, Gay Prides around the USA, hosting HRC events and at The Comedy Store with her new monthly hit wonder "The Bathhouse Show". Make sure to check out her new comedy album: LADY HAHA recently released on i-Tunes.

Beverly Bentley

Beverly Bentley, originally of Atlanta, Georgia, began her career in 1951 in New York appearing on live television. She is a member of AEA, AFTRA, and SAG. She made her theatrical debut Off-Off Broadway in 1955 where she appeared as Connie Bliss in Clifford Odets' The Big Knife, directed by mentor Nola Chilton. In 1957, she made her Broadway debut at the Plymouth Theater in Peter Ustinov's Romanoff and Juliet directed by George S. Kaufman. She also appeared in The Heroine in 1963 at the Lyceum Theater, where she exhibited rare gifts as a comedienne and received rave reviews. Off-Off Broadway saw her in Tennessee by Romulus Linney, When I Was Your Age directed by Pamela Berlin, both at The Ensemble Studio Theatre. Transatlantic Bridge at Playwright's Horizon and The Ballad Of The Sad Cafe at Image Theatre. Off-Broadway she appeared in Deer Park by Norman Mailer. Some of her film credits include A Face In The Crowd (1957) by Elia Kazan, Scent Of Mystery (1966), co-starring Peter Lorre, and Denholm Elliott; C.H.U.D. (1984), Religion, Inc. (1989) produced by Michael Mailer, with Sandra Bullock; and Painted Sun by Gary Wortzel. Television credits include Naked City, The Defenders, Norman Mailer's Omnibus, Eurydice aka Point of Departure (title role with William Shatner as Orpheus), Tiger At The Gate as Helen Of Troy with Kate Reid and Anthony Quayle, and The Woman Rebel on PBS with Piper Laurie. Married in 1963, she has two talented sons, Michael Mailer, a film producer, and Stephen Mailer, an actor; two of the most important productions she will ever be involved in In 1966, she was one of four producers who founded Act IV. She brought in the first play through her friend and fellow student Joe Chaikin, founder of Open Theater and collaborator with Sam Shepard. The play was Sharon Thie's Soon Jack November. She won critical acclaim for her portrayal of Alice in Mens Lives for the Provincetown Repertory Theater at Town Hall in July 1996. She is a member of the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference where she performed in five plays and went on to play the lead in Lloyd Richards' world premiere of Shay by Anne Commire at the Carolina Playmakers in North Carolina. Recently she performed Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, co-starring with Guy Strauss, at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, The Lion in Winter for the Provincetown Theatre Company, as Eleanor of Aquitaine, Suppressed Desires, Tickless Time, Change Your Style by Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook. She appeared in he production of A Celebration of Mary Heton Vorse at the Provincetown Library.

Lolita Ritmanis

Lolita Ritmanis is a 10-time Emmy Award-nominated composer, having won this award in 2002 for her work on Batman Beyond. Lolita's concert works, as well as four original musicals have been performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Taiwan and Australia. Her music has been performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, Lincoln Center in New York City, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., The Krakow International Film Music Festival, Fimucité International Film Music Festival in Tenerife, Canary Islands, and Playfest in Ubeda, Spain. Lolita is the president of the Alliance for Women Film Composers and is a founding member of Dynamic Music Partners, along with her partners Michael McCuistion and Kristopher Carter. Lolita is a member of the Television Academy, NARAS, ASIFA, and the Society of Composers and Lyricists. Composition credits include: Wild Daze (featuring Jane Goodall), Batman vs Two-Face (starring Adam West and William Shatner), Flip the Script (starring Lake Bell), Marvel's Avengers Assemble, Batman & Harley Quinn, Broke Sky, Act of Love, Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United, Wacky Races, Young Justice, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Scooby Doo: Shaggy's Showdown, Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters, Teen Titans, Justice League, Ben 10, Spectacular Spider-Man, The Zeta Project, Batman Beyond, Tower Prep, Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, and Batman: The Killing Joke (starring Mark Hamill), as well as composing score and songs for the prime time Emmy-nominated Batman: The Brave and the Bold - Mayhem of the Music Meister, starring Neil Patrick Harris.

Born in Portland, Oregon, Ritmanis is the daughter of Dr. Andris Ritmanis and Asja Ritmanis, who left Latvia during World War II and immigrated to the US in 1949. Ritmanis has a sister, Brigita Ritmanis-Jameson, and a brother, Alberts Ritmanis. Throughout her childhood Ritmanis studied piano, flute, guitar, and voice, performing in both jazz and classical music ensembles. Ritmanis composed her first song at age 11. By age 16 she had toured the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, composing for and performing with the Latvian popular music group "Dzintars" ("Amber"). Latvian song festivals throughout the world provided Ritmanis with the opportunity to conduct and perform her works before larger audiences. Ritmanis graduated from Cleveland High School in Portland, Oregon in 1980. She moved to Los Angeles to study at the Dick Grove School Of Music, where she graduated from both the Composition Program and the Film Music Composition Program, studying with composers Dick Grove, Mundell Lowe, Lalo Schifrin, Henry Mancini, Allyn Ferguson, and Jack Feierman, among others. Ritmanis also studied privately with teachers Mauro Bruno, Gibner King, and Matt Dennis.

Early in her career, Lolita orchestrated for many composers, including: Michael Kamen, Basil Poledouris, Mark Snow, and Shirley Walker. Prior to focusing her career on composition, Lolita was an orchestrator on over 100 films, mini-series and television programs, including Lethal Weapon 4, The X-Files Movie, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Ritmanis has dual citizenship, allowing her to work both in the US and in the European Union. Lolita is married to music producer and engineer Mark Mattson. They have three children and live in Los Angeles.

Darryl Marshak

Darryl Marshak began his agency career in 1975 at The Robert Littman Co. where he assisted in representation of mostly actors, writers and directors including: Oliver Reed (Gladiator), Gene Wilder (Blazing Saddles), Teri Garr (Young Frankenstein), James Mason, Lee J. Cobb, Alice Cooper, Sara Miles, Ken Russell, Nic Roeg, Candy Clark, David Bowie, David Puttnam, and Alice Cooper. He also had a hand in packaging pics like "The Deer Hunter," "Altered States," "The Man Who Fell to Earth" and "The Woman in Red."

Later at 20th Century Artists, Marshak represented and molded the careers of Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), Richard Farnsworth (The Silver Fox), Phil Hartman (Saturday Night Live), and Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters).

Forming Littman-Marshak-Wyckoff Associates, Marshak represented talent including Robert Patrick (Terminator), Lisa Kudrow (Friends) and Seymour Casell (Dick Tracy).

Marshak then formed Gold Marshak Liedtke Associates (GML) where with partners Bonnie Liedtke and Harry Gold, representing stars like two time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, Leonardo DiCaprio, James Franco, Farrah Fawcett, Pam Grier, Roger Daltrey of the Who, William Shatner, Scott Baio, Leah Remini (King of Queens), Ben, Foster, and many others.

Marshak segued into talent management & production called The Marshak/Zachary Company, representing Robin Givens, Andrew Divoff , Michael Lerner, Alex Rocco, Curtis Armstrong, Eric Martsolf (Emmy winner & 15' nominee), Carlos Ponce (Cristela) Luke Youngblood, Nicole Gale Anderson (Beauty & The Beast) , Daniel J. Travanti (Hill Street Blues), Dana Davis (Heroes), Sonya Eddy (General Hospital), Meredith Baxter and Donna Mills among others. After the departure of Zachary, Marshak asked Alan Mills, who worked with Marshak for 20 years, to be his fifty-percent partner. The new name of the company is Marshak and Mills.

Darryl Marshak also executive produced "Tiptoes" starring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, Peter Dinklage (from Game Of Thrones), Kate Beckinsale, Gary Oldman and Patricia Arquette. In addition, Darryl Marshak produced "Any Day" starring Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Kate Walsh & Tom Arnold. Release date in May 1st, 2015. Darryl Marshak is a member of The Academy Of Motion Picture & Sciences & The Television Academy.

David Lowell Rich

Under-rated producer and director of the 1960s and 1970s.

In the 1960s he directed episodes of several cult TV shows including one episode of The Twilight Zone.

In the 1970s he got caught up in the disaster movie craze by putting out atleast five disaster films, four for TV and one feature (The Concorde...Airport '79).

Horror At 37,000 Feet (1973) combined a flight disaster with supernatural events and wonderful over-acting from William Shatner.

The Runaway Train (1973) may have looked too studio-bound but solid acting from stars such as Vera Miles and Martin Milner held viewers for the whole film.

Adventures Of The Queen (1975), in this film set on The Queen Mary, Rich directed it while Irwin Allen - "The Master Of Disaster" - produced it. The direction of the whole cast seemed very strong and powerful, mainly of Bradford Dillman as the villain.

SST: Death Flight (1977) saw Rich return to an airplane disaster film and the quality acting from Horror At 37,000 Feet is here as well. Also, Martin Milner from The Runaway Train was in this.

The Concorde...Airport '79 (1979) was Rich's first disaster film for theaters and it failed at the box office. In fact, it not only failed but was actually laughed off the screen by many as it was viewed as being just so bad. It ended the Airport movie series.

However, all the above films, including The Concorde...Airport '79, are fun to watch and, unlike some other films of the disaster genre, were never boring. Rich really had a talent for directing actors and getting the most out of them.

Mark Brooks

Mark Brooks is a writer, director and musician born in Denver, Colorado. As a teenager, Brooks co-founded the rap punk band Warlock Pinchers and released three full-length albums, several singles and toured the country. When the Pinchers broke up, Brooks co-founded the band Foreskin 500, releasing three full-length albums, several singles and touring the country as well.

After Foreskin 500 ceased touring, Brooks moved to Los Angeles and began working in film and television. Among his credits are writing/directing the feature film Lil' Pimp starring Bernie Mac and William Shatner, directing The Slim Shady Show starring Eminem, directing the "Fruity Oaty Bars" segment of Joss Whedon's Serenity, writing/directing Playing With Dolls for Slayer and writing/directing Metalocalypse for Adult Swim.

Brooks also composes music for film and television. His music has appeared in Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Californication, The Fan, Serenity, Mad Money, Men of a Certain Age, Damages, The Riches, Las Vegas, King Star King, Jersey Shore and Awkward.

In 2014, Brooks is directing Moonbeam City for Comedy Central and his band Night Club is composing the music for the show.

Adrian Belew

Adrian Belew caught the public attention for the first time around 1977 when he played guitar with Frank Zappa, David Bowie or the Talking Heads. He began his solo career in 1981 as singer, guitarist, drummer, lyricist, composer and producer of his own records. Since then he has released 15 of them while still lending his talents as guest musician on the records of, among others, Tori Amos, David Byrne, Garland Jeffreys, Laurie Anderson, Joan Armatrading, Joe Cocker, Paul Simon, Jean-Michel Jarre, Robert Palmer, Cyndi Lauper, Mike Oldfield, Herbie Hancock, Peter Gabriel, the B52's, Nine Inch Nails, the Yellow Magic Orchestra, William Shatner, Porcupine Tree or Ryuichi Sakamoto. 1981 is also the year that saw the beginning of his stint as front man for the band King Crimson. He toured and recorded 6 studio albums with them. Their last release was issued in 2003. He also recorded and appeared on stage with the Adrian Belew Trio, the ProjecKts and the Bears.

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