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Mahershala Ali

MAHERSHALA ALI is fast becoming one of the freshest and most in-demand faces in Hollywood with his extraordinarily diverse skill set and wide-ranging background in film, television, and theater.

This past fall, Ali wrapped A24's Brad Pitt and Adele Romanski produced independent feature film, Moonlight, as well as reprised his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the fourth and final installment in the critically and commercially acclaimed Hunger Games franchise, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, and Julianne Moore. As District 13's Head of Security, 'Boggs' (Ali) guides and protects Katniss (Lawrence) through the final stages of the district's rebellion against the Capitol. Lionsgate released the film on November 20, 2015.

Ali will next star in Gary Ross's civil war era drama The Free State of Jones opposite Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Keri Russell. STX Entertainment will release the film on May 13, 2016.

On television, Ali was recently cast in Netflix and Marvel Entertainment's Luke Cage in the role of Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes. A Harlem nightclub owner, Stokes will become an unexpected foe in Luke's life when Stokes' criminal activities threaten Luke's world. Ali stars alongside Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson, and Alfre Woodard. The series will premiere on Netflix in 2016.

Ali can be seen on the award-winning Netflix original series House of Cards, where he will reprise his fan-favorite role as lobbyist and former press secretary Remy Danton for a fourth season in March 2016.

Ali's previous feature film credits include Derek Cianfrance's The Place Beyond the Pines opposite Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper, Wayne Kramer's Crossing Over starring Harrison Ford, John Sayles' Go For Sisters, and David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

On television, he appeared opposite Julia Ormond in Lifetime's The Wronged Man for which he subsequently received a NAACP Nomination for Best Actor. Ali also had a large recurring role on Syfy's Alphas, as well as the role of Richard Tyler, a Korean War pilot, on the critically acclaimed drama The 4400 for three seasons.

On the stage, Ali appeared in productions of Blues for an Alabama Sky, The School for Scandal, A Lie of the Mind, A Doll's House, Monkey in the Middle, The Merchant of Venice, The New Place and Secret Injury, Secret Revenge. His additional stage credits include appearing in Washington, D.C. at the Arena Stage in the title role of The Great White Hope, and in The Long Walk and Jack and Jill. In February 2016, Ali will make his New York Broadway debut in Kenny Leon's Smart People, starring opposite Joshua Jackson.

Born in Oakland, California and raised in Hayward, Ali received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications at St. Mary's College. He made his professional debut performing with the California Shakespeare Festival in Orinda, California. Soon after, he earned his Master's degree in acting from New York University's prestigious graduate program.

Karel Roden

Karel Roden is an internationally known actor who was most recently seen in the United States in director Jaume Collet-Serra's "Orphan," starring Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard, and in Guy Ritchie's "RocknRolla," opposite Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson and Thandie Newton. His work can also be seen in such films as the hit comedy "Mr. Bean's Vacation," starring Rowan Atkinson; Wayne Kramer's "Running Scared," opposite Paul Walker and Vera Farmiga; Paul Greengrass' wildly successful "The Bourne Supremacy," the second film in the franchise starring Matt Damon; Guillermo del Toro's comics-based action thrillers "Hellboy" and "Blade II"; "Bulletproof Monk," starring Chow Yun-Fat and Seann William Scott; and "15 Minutes," starring Robert De Niro and Edward Burns.

Roden has been nominated several times and recently won a prestigious Czech Lion Award for Best Actor for his work in the film "Guard No. 47," produced in his native country, the Czech Republic. He has acted in numerous Czech films, including "Jménem krále"; "The Eye"; "Holka Ferrari Dino"; "Bathory"; "Little Girl Blue"; "Bestiar"; "Vaterland - Lovecký deník"; and "Wild Flowers." Roden has also acted in a variety of films produced throughout Europe, including France's "Largo Winch," from director Jérôme Salle and starring Kristin Scott Thomas; Spain's "The Abandoned," Poland's "Summer Love"; and the UK's "Shut Up and Shoot Me" and "The Last Drop." He appeared as himself in Jan Nemec's documentary "Late Night Talks with Mother."

On the small screen, Roden has appeared in the US series "The Philanthropist," the UK series "MI-5" and "The Scarlet Pimpernel," and in countless Czech productions, including the series "Trapasy" and the telepic "A Christmas Tale."

A graduate of the Prague Dramatic Academy of Fine Arts, Roden hails from a long tradition of Czech actors: his younger brother, Marian, is also an actor, and both men followed in the footsteps of their father and grandfather. Roden's upcoming films include the horror thriller "Andrassy Street 60.," opposite Talia Shire and Barry Corbin; the German period drama "Habermann"; and "Alois Nebel," an animated feature from the Czech Republic.

Sam Hennings

Sam Hennings is an American actor, writer, and voice actor. He was born in Georgia with German, English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Hennings has lived most of his career in New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Calif.

Hennings has appeared in a wide variety of movies, television shows and stage productions. His works include Wayne Kramer's, Pawn Shop Chronicles, with Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser and Elijah Wood; starred for two seasons with Jason Lee and Alfre Woodard on TNT's series, Memphis Beat; Martin Scorsese's The Aviator with Leonardo DiCaprio; Havoc with Anne Hathaway; Stolen with Jon Hamm; Ten Tricks with Lea Thompson; Drop Zone with Wesley Snipes; Shout with John Travolta. He starred in The Work and the Glory, 1, 2 and 3; Seasons of the Heart; CBS Movie of the week: Point Last Seen with Linda Hamilton; The Hank Gathers Story with George Kennedy; Red Widow with Radha Mitchell, Gideon Oliver with Lou Gossett; Supernatural as legendary Samuel Colt. Also Franklin & Bash, The Magnificent Seven, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, ER, King Pin, E-Ring, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Event and Criminal Minds. Hennings has had recurring roles on CBS in JAG, Pensacola: Wings of Gold as James Brolin's brother, Showtime's Resurrection Boulevard and Saving Grace as Holly Hunter's brother.

Hennings' latest writing project is screenplay, The Littlest Cowboy.

Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer was born in South Africa, where he graduated from the Johannesburg School for Art, Drama and Music. His feature film debut came in 2003 with "The Cooler," a romantic drama set in Las Vegas and starring William H. Macy as a professional casino jinx and Maria Bello as the cocktail waitress who changes his luck. "The Cooler" was selected for competition in the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and opened the 2003 Los Angeles Film Festival. Alec Baldwin received an Oscar® nomination for his portrayal of an old-school casino boss, and won the National Board of Review's Best Supporting Actor award. The Lionsgate release also received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Online Film Critics award nominations for both Baldwin and Bello. Kramer won the Special Jury Prize at the Cognac Festival du Film Policier. Kramer was nominated for a 2004 Golden Satellite Award and a 2004 Edgar Allan Poe (along with Frank Hannah) for his screenplay to The Cooler, which also received a 2003 Special Mention For Excellence in Filmmaking from the National Board of Review

Wayne followed up "The Cooler" with "Running Scared," a gritty action thriller for New Line Cinema. Paul Walker starred as a New Jersey mob foot soldier who spends a harrowing night chasing down a gun used to kill a dirty cop. The film also starred Vera Farmiga, Chazz Palminteri and Elizabeth Mitchell. "Running Scared" was released in 2006 and has since become a cult favorite among action fans.

Next, Wayne wrote, produced (along with Frank Marshall) and directed "Crossing Over," an ensemble drama about illegal immigration in Los Angeles. The film stars Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess, Ashley Judd, Cliff Curtis, Alice Eve and Alice Braga. "Crossing Over" was released by The Weinstein Company in 2009.

Most recently, Wayne directed the black comedy ensemble "Pawn Shop Chronicles," which was released by Anchor Bay in 2013. The film stars Paul Walker, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood, Thomas Jane, Vincent D'Onofrio and Lukas Haas.

Wayne will next direct the dystopian sci-fi love story "Ecstasia," based on his upcoming novel, with Scott Eastwood attached to star.

Kramer's other credits include the original screenplay for "Mindhunters" (2004), directed by Renny Harlin and released by Dimension Films.

Shira Piven

Shira Piven was the child of theatre people and established herself as an actress and then stage director in Chicago and later in New York, where she was the founder and artistic director of Water Theatre Company between 1999 and 2003. Their hit show Pilgrims was and adapted and directed by Ms. Piven, produced by Mike Nichols and based on 3 short stories from the collection Pilgrims in collaboration with the author Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat Pray Love.)

Her first feature film Fully Loaded recently won the audience Favorite Feature award at Palm Beach International Film Festival as well as best Feature at both The River's Edge International and Carmel Art and Film Festivals. It also was featured at the Boston, San Luis Obispo, Talking Pictures and Newport Beach film festivals. It was released by Starz. She recently directed a short documentary on the life of guitar legend Wayne Kramer produced by the award winning filmmaker/producers Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet soon to air on PBS.

Shira has directed over 20 stage productions, many of them original adaptations, in New York, Chicago, LA, and directed three critically acclaimed productions (by Odets, Mamet. And Arthur Miller) for Washington D.C.'s Theatre J. She was also director and a founding member of burn Manhattan spontaneous theatre, a groundbreaking group performing entirely improvised physical theatre throughout New York City. In Los Angeles Shira developed and directed the plays Little and All Cake No File at the Actors Gang Theatre and Fully Loaded at UCB Theatre. She directed Ed Asner in the new play Number of People at the Pasadena Playhouse, and at Hartford Stage. She was invited by Nora Ephron to workshop and develop the book Love, Loss, and What I Wore for the stage, which later went on to its current Off- Broadway run. She wrote and directed several programs of original short plays at the Ontological-Hysteric theatre in New York and also in LA, and directed writer/performer Cindy Caponera in Ms. Caponera's A Debutante's Ball, both in New York at LaMama and in Chicago at Victory Gardens Theatre.

Film and digital credits include Fully Loaded, which she directed and co-wrote. Wrote and directed the short That's Not Racist. Developed and directed the following shorts through improvisation: The Dog Park, Self Help Group and the short trilogy I Human. She also directed and was a contributing writer for 12 episodes of the political web series Tastes Like Home. Other film work includes sequences for the stage productions Death of a Judge and The Shoemakers, sequences for Tastes Like Home, and preliminary filming on an original feature length film/ documentary The Perfect Conversation, in collaboration with Jeremy Piven and Tarvis Watson.

Ms. Piven has also taught acting for stage and film, from coaching the sons in Talladega Nights to her current work with the Actors Gang prison project, teaching commedia dell'Arte to inmates at the CRC prison, and at Homeboys industries to former LA Gang members.

Merik Tadros

Merik Tadros was born on April 15th 1983 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. After studying Theatre Arts and Cinema for one semester at the University of Iowa, he headed to Hollywood to study at The Groundlings Theatre as well as Stella Adler Academy of Acting's conservatory program.

Steven Spielberg's Munich was his first professional on screen acting role portraying "Tony the Cowboy." Television credits include: NCIS, 24, CSI Miami, E-Ring, & Notes From The Underbelly. Merik was seen in 2009 starring opposite Harrison Ford and Cliff Curtis in writer-director Wayne Kramer's film Crossing Over, as well as the two part NCIS pilot spin-off titled Legend for NCIS: Los Angeles.

His passion for filmmaking made its debut when Tadros wrote and directed his first short film The Bardo, which premiered September 28th 2007 at The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. In January 2012 Merik wrote & directed Behind The Horror, a mockumentary dark comedy about the making of a horror film. The horror comedy was nominated for Best Film at Mockfest in 2012 as well as receiving an Honorable Mention. In 2013, Behind The Horror officially premiered at Atlantic City Cinefest, winning 3 awards. Best Comedy Horror, Best Actor Horror - Danny Myers & Best Writer - Merik Tadros.

He is now in development to adapt his first graphic novel River Jordan to the screen. World Revealed Ink published the book, now exclusively distributed in North America. The English version debuted at Chicago's C2E2 in the spring of 2011. The Arabic version debuted at the first Middle East Film & Comic Con in Dubai April 20 & 21st 2012. The Japanese version is set to be released in Tokyo in 2018.

Glenn Wrage

Glenn Wrage was born in Queens, he was the youngest of three. He trained at the famed William Esper studios in Manhattan, New York. In addition to his acting, and modeling, Glenn is also a well-established voice-over artist, and lives in London. Notable projects include; Haidi Hajaig's highly-anticipated thriller Blue Iguana, Steven Spielberg's critically acclaimed drama Saving Private Ryan; William Marsh's cult-classic Dead Babies; Wayne Kramer's action thriller Running Scared, and Tom Keeling's award winning debut feature The Head Hunter. Other Projects include; Sefton Hill's action-adventure Batman: Arkham Knight; Haidi Hajaig's crime drama Cleanskin and Rhianna Pratchett's Mirror's Edge. Animated roles include; numerous characters on the long-running hit series Thomas and Friends, Chop Sooky Chucks, and Captain Scarlett. Game titles include; Perfect Dark Zero; Homefront: The Revolution; Alien vs. Predator and Transformers Universe.

Jordan Schur

A veteran of the entertainment industry, Jordan Schur has garnered a reputation for creating and overseeing innovative and highly profitable ventures. Schur's most recent endeavor is Suretone Entertainment, comprised of companies that are engaged in film and television production, artist management, as well as a record label. Schur also continues to helm Mimran Schur Pictures which he formed in 2009 and where he has produced and financed such notable films as Gavin O'Connor's WARRIOR, John Curran's Stone, Malcom Venville's Henry's Crime, Paul Middleditch's Rapturepalooza, and Wayne Kramer's Pawn Shop Chronicales. He has constructed alliances with various studios such as Lionsgate Entertainment on Warrior and Sony/Columbia Pictures on the upcoming 2013 production of Five Against a Bullet. Prior to the film industry, Schur's main focus was music where he was the former President of Geffen Records, and presided over the company's merger with MCA Records and its subsequent acquisition of DreamWorks Records. Over Schur's tenure of almost a decade at the company, he generated over 2 billion in sales while looking after some of the world's most successful recording artists such as Snoop Dogg, Guns and Roses, Blink 182, Mary J. Blige, Enrique Iglesias, Beck, Weezer, Nelly Furtado, The Cure and Nirvana. Schur started his career creating Flip Records in 1994 where the artists he signed and released such as Limp Bizkit and Staind sold in excess of 70 million records.

Jill Crenshaw

Jill Crenshaw is an American actress living in Los Angeles. She was born Long Island, NY and grew up in Texas with her parents and brother and sister. Since moving to Los Angeles, Jill spent several years repairing guitars and touring with bands such as Fishbone, Bad Religion, Wayne Kramer and Courtney Love's band Hole. She has traveled to 28 countries and 49 of the 50 US states. Only Alaska still eludes her... for now.

In 2003, she tore open a new chapter as a performer. She graced the raucous stages of L.A. sketch comedy with troupes such as Sitcoms Blow, The Rebellion and Tomboys in Fishnets. She has showcased her comedy stylings in both the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2003 and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland in 2004.

Jill made her independent film debut starring in The Slamdance Festival short Sky Drops directed by Burke Roberts. She traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to film the lead in a Robert Rugan short film entitled Infected and then returned to LA to star in the feature film Heaven Strewn directed by J.T. Gurzi. Heaven Strewn was a finalist for Best Acting Ensemble in a Feature Film at The Ashland Independent Film Festival in April 2011. Jill's recent credits include roles in the short film "Been Good To Know Yuh" on the life of Woody Guthrie, the feature film Lionhead starring Michael Madsen, Richard Riehle & Ray Wise and a recurring role in USA Network's breakout success "Colony" starring Josh Holloway and Peter Jacobson.

Melody Zara

Raised in a sleepy surf town in San Diego, California, actress Melody Zara grew up with an inescapable sense of wanderlust. She has traveled and lived across the globe, all the while honing her craft. Melody studied at Larry Moss Studio and Steppenwolf West, and graduated with a Bachelor's in Drama from UC Irvine. Her unique background encompasses many cultures and influences, allowing her to play a myriad of characters on both the stage and screen, including Latina, Indian, Middle Eastern and Italian roles. Audiences and critics have taken note of her recent breakthrough role as Zahra Baraheri in the Weinstein Company production of Wayne Kramer's "Crossing Over". Stephen Farber of the Hollywood Reporter applauded the "understated... scene when [Harrison Ford] meets the shrewd young sister of his Iranian partner, and sparks fly."

Bob Mair

Bob Mair is the CEO, Owner, and Founder of Black Toast Music, a leading, independent music publisher/production music library based in Chatsworth, CA. Since its launch in 1990, the company has placed music in hundreds of television series, specials, promos, and TV movies, and dozens of high profile motion pictures, along with video games, Internet advertising campaigns, and numerous, multi-media presentations.

A composer/producer, Bob began his career in the 1970's as a touring and studio bass player. Throughout the years, he has recorded and/or performed with such artists as Hank Williams, Jr., Chuck Berry, Lesley Gore, Bo Diddley, Wayne Kramer, Nels Cline, Sam Moore, Del Shannon, Stewart Copeland, Brian Wilson, and many others. During the 1980's, Bob was a session bass player on numerous records, jingles, and hit TV shows, including "Step By Step" and "Family Matters."

Over the course of the his 20+ year career, Bob and Black Toast have provided music to countless films, TV shows, TV promos, video games, advertising projects, as well as contributing custom main title themes to various television programs.

Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer is a songwriter, producer and composer whose reputation writing music for television and film risks supplanting his legend as one of music's stellar guitarists. Rolling Stone Magazine recognizes him as one of the top 100 guitarists of all time and highlights from recent composing and playing can be heard in the upcoming Will Ferrell comedy "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" for Sony Pictures. His signature song "Edge of the Switchblade" runs at the end title credits for the film.

On television, Wayne's 2003 title theme for Fox Sports Network's extreme sports program 5-4-3-2-1 was a bona fide hit and he now has three others running there - Spotlight, In My Own Words and Under the Lights. He has been building a catalog of cues for their network library throughout 2005 and 2006.

Wayne's songs have been featured in a wide array of shows, including MTV's Jackass series, Judging Amy for 20th Century Fox TV and Chris Carter's Fox series Millenium. Additionally, his songs are regularly heard in NFL, NBA and MLB Playoff events, as well as BMX extreme videos and many Food Network productions.

Wayne's songs can be heard in various feature films including Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous, the Ramones' Rock 'n' Roll High School, October Films' action film Detour, Mary Harron's I Shot Andy Warhol and Pump Up the Volume starring Christian Slater. His current film scoring work includes composing a jazz score for the full-length feature documentaries "The Narcotics Farm" and "Votergate."

Wayne founded the MC5, widely recognized as the prototype for punk rock and heavy metal. In 1969, they released the ridiculously controversial album Kick Out The Jams on Elektra Records, which included the hit of the same name. After leaving Elektra, they released two albums on Atlantic Records, Back In The USA, produced by Bruce Springsteen's manager Jon Landau, and the critically hailed High Time. Between world tours, Wayne wrote scores for the Caroline Films feature Gold and The Living Theatre's film production of Paradise Now.

Wayne spent the'80s in New York City, where he teamed up with the infamous Johnny Thunders for a short-lived, but headline grabbing, punk rock supergroup Gang War. Soon after, Wayne co-wrote the acclaimed R&B musical The Last Words of Dutch Schultz with Mick Farren, then he co-founded the revolutionary acid funk outfit Was (Not Was) with David and Don Was.

Wayne moved to Los Angeles in 1994, signed with Epitaph Records and recorded four records in as many years: The Hard Stuff (1995), followed by Dangerous Madness (1996), Citizen Wayne (1997) and a live album LLMF (1998). He also produced and co-wrote the album Full Circle with John Sinclair and His Blues Scholars and produced a retrospective collection for Rhino Records entitled The Big Bang: Best of the MC5 as well as the punk compilation Wayne Kramer Presents: Beyond Cyberpunk for MusicBlitz.

Wayne launched MuscleTone Records in 2001. Its flagship release for 2002 was his own album Adult World. In 2003, he music-directed a performance for the DVD entitled Sonic Revolution: A Celebration of the MC5. A 30-minute documentary of that reunion performance was produced by MuscleTone Records in partnership with Levi's Vintage Clothing and was broadcast on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom in 2004. The hour-long edit of the concert is now a broadcast staple for Trio Networks in the USA.

Wayne runs the label, tours the world as a musician, speaker and activist. He regularly writes with, and produces, upstart rock `n' roll bands.

Daniel Curet

For over two decades Daniel Curet continues to maintain a remarkable career in the film and television industry. His body of work consists of more than 60 film and television projects including Fargo, Big Lebowski, 500 Days of Summer, The Good Girl, Pretty Persuasion, Jane Austen Book Club, Pushing Daisies, The OC, The Vampire Diaries, Sleepy Hollow and Salem to name a few. A consummate professional, Daniel's innovative hairstyling and passion for the industry have earned high praise from his peers with two Emmy nominations for his work on Pushing Daisies. Daniel has worked with a roster of Hollywood directors and producers including Joel and Ethan Coen, Kenny Ortega, Miguel Arteta, Wayne Kramer, Marc Webb, Bryan Fuller, Kevin Williamson, Julie Plec and Hollywood talent including Frances Mc Dormand, Jeff Bridges, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Rachel Evan Wood, Anna Friel, Lee Pace, Kristen Chenoweth, Mischa Barton, Benjamin Mc Kenzie, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Katerina Graham, Christina Ricci, Jennifer Anniston, Harrison Ford, Alec Baldwin Emily Blunt and Maria Bello. For more information please contact The Criterion-Group.

James Ferrera

James Ferrera has over 17 years experience in domestic and international major motion picture and independent film publicity

Ferrera is a graduate of the USC Master of Professional Writing Program and is founding President of the USC MPW Alumni Association. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Loyola Marymount University.

Ferrera began his career as a publicist at the venerable PR powerhouse firm of Dennis Davidson Associates, where he worked on theatrical release, Sundance and Cannes film festival and awards campaigns for films such as Neil LaBute's Nurse Betty, Anand Tucker's Hilary & jackie, Adrian & Roko Belic's Genghis Blues, Paul Schrader's affliction, Kirby Dick's Sick: the Life and Death of Bob Flanagan And vincent Gallo's Buffalo 66.

Ferrera then went on to direct East Coast Publicity for Lionsgate Films before becoming their Vice President of National Publicity, spearheading the New York theatrical, festival and awards campaigns for such titles as Marc Forster's Monster's Ball (which Landed Halle Berry a Best Actress Academy Award), Alejandro González Iñárritu's Amores perros, E. Elisa Merhige's Shadow of the Vampire, Wayne Kramer's The cooler, Peter Bogdanovich's Cat's Meow, Roger Avary's the Rules Of attraction, Peter Webber's Girl With the Pearl Earring, Lars Von trier's Dogville, Gaspar Noé's Irreversible, Steven Shainberg's secretary, Bill Paxton's Frailty, Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses, eli Roth's Cabin Fever and James Wan's Saw.

In 2005, Ferrera left Lionsgate to pursue a career as an independent Unit Publicist, working directly on the production publicity for movies such as the Pang Brothers' the Messengers, James Wan's Death Sentence, both Sequels in the Popular Harold & Kumar Franchise, Tim Hill's Alvin & the Chipmunks, Gus Van Sant's Last Three Films, Milk, Restless & promised Land, Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock, Steve Carr's Paul Blart: mall Cop, Robert Redford's the Conspirator, Brad Peyton's Journey 2: the Mysterious Island, Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, Jules Stewart's k-11, Michael Cuesta's Kill the Messenger and Lasse Hallström's The hundred-foot Journey.

For the production year 2014, Ferrera has been lucky enough to take a respite from work on the road and has been fully engaged in working locally in Los Angeles - a rarity these days - on a bevy of horror initiatives including John R. Leonetti's Annabelle, Phil Claydon's crawlspace and Leigh Whannell's Third Installment of the Wildly Popular blumhouse Insdious Franchise, Insidious: Chapter 3.

In addition to his work as a Unit Publicist, Ferrera consults on film festival and awards campaigns, most recently the Sundance & awards campaigns for the Academy Award nominated documentaries How to Survive a Plague, Dirty Wars, Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, the Invisible War And the Academy Award Winner Twenty Feet from Stardom.

Frank Meyer

A man of many hats both literally and figuratively, Frank Meyer is a director, producer, author and musician.

While serving as Sr. Interactive Content Producer at NBC's Esquire Network and G4tv, Frank honed his skills as a director of TV commercials (Dyson, Sonic), promotional spots (Jurassic World, State Farm, Little Caesars) and campaigns (American Ninja Warrior, Knife Fight), while racking up multiple Telly, Webby and W3 awards along the way. He also became an ace digital content producer, creating the award winning web series Freestyle 101, as well as digital shoulder programming for TV shows like Friday Night Tykes, Best Bars In America, Attack of the Show and X-Play.

Frank spent much of 2012-2015 directing the documentary Risen: The Story of Chron "Hell Razah" Smith, a feature film about a Wu Tang Clan affiliate rapper who suffered a near fatal brain aneurysm and his road to recovery.

Additionally, Frank is a published author, writing rock 'n' roll biographies such as On the Road with the Ramones (Bobcat/Omnibus) and When The Wall Of Sound Met The New York Underground: The Ramones, Phil Spector And End Of The Century (Rhino/WB), and editing Van Halen: A Visual History 1978 - 1985 (Chronicle). His latest book -- From Dude to Dad: The Diaper Dude Guide to Pregnancy (Penguin/Pedigree Trade) -- is a fact-filled account of the author's experience during the 9 months of pregnancy that resulted in his now-12 year old daughter.

Along the way, Frank also directed music videos for the likes of Little Hurricane, The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs, and Thor the Rock Warrior, directed the surreal MTV Italy puppet TV series Videogame Theater, produced comedy short films for Channel101, Escapistmagazine and G4tv.com, blogged for Yahoo! and Variety, and composed music for Real Housewives of Atlanta, TOSH 2.0, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Fox Sports, Animal Planet, UFC, and a veritable cornucopia of terrible, terrible MTV shows. But don't hold that against him...

Frank also has an impressive and award-winning music career. As frontman for notorious punk rock 'n' rollers The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs, Frank toured the world many times over, released over 10 albums, appeared on over 100 more, and scooped up LA Weekly and New Times Awards. He also played in the bands Sweet Justice and Angus Khan, and has served as sideman to rock legends and cult heroes such as Wayne Kramer (MC5), Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls), Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys), Cherie Currie (The Runaways), Bob Dorough (Schoolhouse Rock), and more. Along the way, he also produced albums by Prima Donna, Thor, The Ladykillers, and Eddie Spaghetti (Supersuckers).


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