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Adam Levy is a writer based in Los Angeles. His writing credits include: the critically acclaimed USA series “The 4400,” the Starz series “Crash” (based on the Academy Award winning film) and the SyFy series “Alphas.”
Adam is currently shopping around a sci-fi comedy pilot, Time Enforcement Agency: Minor Crimes Division.
Logline: Timecop meets Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the show revolves around a quirky group of TEA agents in the Minor Crimes Division— which handles petty time crimes-- and what happens when an under achieving but gifted agent, from a wealthy family, is partnered up—and falls in love with—a by the book rookie.
Antonio Leon is an actor and screenwriter based in Los Angeles. He has appeared on many TV shows, such as Westworld, The Last Ship, The Fosters, Criminal Minds, Shooter, Grey's Anatomy, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., NCIS: LA, etc. Born in the midst of a revolution in Tehran, Iran, Antonio Leon, born “Ali Tehrani,” fled the country with his mother and younger sister. Leon learned how to speak
English on a steady diet of watching shows like Cheers, Golden Girls, and I Love Lucy. As a graduate of UCB, Leon’s favorite style of writing is to combine the truth of a scene with a natural, almost improvisational dialogue.
Leon is currently shopping his TV pilot script, Bromance.
Logline: They say “ You should marry your best friend," but what happens when you really do? After a night of debauchery in Vegas, childhood friends Frank and Sean find themselves disoriented, confused, and married..TO EACH OTHER! what looks to be a horrible mistake turns out to work to their benefit. How long can they keep up this illusion before it all comes tumbling down?
(Film/TV Director & Cinematographer)
Prolific film/TV director and cinematographer, Bradford May, won a Primetime Emmy Award and was also nominated for a second Primetime Emmy Award. He has worked on over 100 TV shows and movies, such as: NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Supernatural, Wildfire, JAG, The Joneses Unplugged, Street and many more.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, May was following family tradition when he became a second assistant cameraman. Fourth generation in his family to pursue a career in film, his Great Grandfather ran the labor department at 20th Century Fox. His Grandfather was a grip on many big films. May’s father was an outstanding cinematographer. He was immediately at home on a film set.
May has won admiration of his peers for his unique cinematic style and from producers for his ability to capture the moment and bring it to the screen with quality of performance and production regardless of budget limitations. May's sensitive and dramatic style of lighting combined with his classy and graceful manner of directing his actors became known as the “May Way.”
(Film & TV Director)
Ross is an American film and TV director out of Los Angeles, CA. He has directed a number of high profile TV shows, such as: Prison Break, Bones, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Numb3rs, Cold Case, etc. and is currently directing an action feature film.
Ross was born in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from New York University Film School. He directed a number of independent films, his first being Cappuccino. Ross' other film credits include Blue Hill Avenue, Ride or Die, Motives and The Mannsfield 12, the first film released through MySpace.com.
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(Writer & Stand-Up Comic)
Joe Sinclitico is a stand-up comic, actor, and writer. Joe has performed stand-up comedy on Comedy Central, and acted in sketch comedy on the network alongside Adam Devine. In 2016 he starred in the independent feature film Borderlands. Joe has also done extensive commercial work, appearing in advertisements for Toyota, Amazon and the ASPCA.
Joe has performed stand-up comedy around the country. Born in San Diego, he began performing stand-up at the La Jolla Comedy Store while still in high school before making the jump to the LA comedy scene, where he performs at The Laugh Factory, The Ice House, The Improv, and the Hollywood Comedy Store.
Joe is the co-creator of an original pilot script entitled Reptile Parties that he is currently shopping to networks.
Logline: Reptile Parties chronicles the adventures of daily life for a reptile expert who doesn't know anything about reptiles. No career prospects? No future? No problem! Joe's van is filled with snakes, lizards, and reptiles, and he's looking to crash your next event. If you can pay, he can be there. Joe's only problem is he doesn't know how to run a business, showcase reptiles or how to do -- much of anything. No one has ever gotten further in life with a counterfeit Liberal Arts Degree from a community college that doesn't exist.
Louise Alston is a director living and working between Los Angeles and Australia.
She directed feature films JUCY (TIFF 2010) and ALL MY FRIENDS ARE LEAVING BRISBANE (Best Film Natfilm festival, Copenhagen 2008), shorts and television drama, including beloved UK-Australian series NEIGHBOURS and the glamourous comedy webseries STAGE MUMS (NY Webfest 2017).
A graduate of the Australian National Film School (AFTRS) and the UCLA Professional Program, Alston also has extensive experience in theatre and short film and has recently completed her PHD studies.
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Matt Katzenberger is a screenwriter based in Los Angeles. He won the 2016 Final Draft Big Break screenwriting contest family category with his original feature, The Snow Fight. Katzenberger wrote the horror short film Miscast, which premieres at the 2017 Dances With Films festival. In 2014 he independently produced his one-man horror stage plan, The Zombie's Monologue, on Hollywood's theatre row. Katzenberger graduated from UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting in 2013 and recently completed a fellowship in film and television writing at the New York Film Academy.
Katzenberger is currently shopping his feature film script, The Snow Fight.
Logline: When Lily’s best friend Jack takes tyrannical control of the neighborhood over winter break via an army of snowball warriors, she’s left with no choice but to form her own army in order to take it back. The result: The greatest snowball war of all time.
(Writer & Director)
Nony Geffen is a writer/director residing in Los Angeles, CA. He was born in a small town outside of Haifa in Northern Israel and began his career as an actor in the Israeli television and film industry, including: "Never Too Late" Ido Flock (2011).
In 2012, Geffen wrote and directed his first full-length feature film "Not in Tel Aviv." Geffen also played the lead role in it. The film won the Jury Prize at the prestigious Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and was distributed in France.
In 2017, Geffen again wrote, directed and played the main role in his second feature film "Everything is Broken Up and Dances,” which was selected for the Turin International Film Festival and nominated for three Israeli Oscars.
GEFFEN'S DIRECTING REELS:
(Writer & Director)
Award-winning female Iranian-American writer/director based in Los Angeles. Zehtabchi’s directorial and producorial debut, Madaran, has screened worldwide at established film festivals, winning awards at Hollyshorts, NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth), Urbanworld, Cleveland International, and the Revolt Film Festival.
Zehtabchi’s senior thesis 480 film at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, We Home, stars rising talent Ashton Sanders, who plays the leading role of “Chiron” in this year’s Oscar front-runner, Moonlight.
Zehtabchi is currently developing the feature-length version of Madaran and about to start writing and directing a full length feature film in Los Angeles.
ZEHTABCHI'S DIRECTING REELS:
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Actor and screenwriter, Troy Caylak, is an American born Turk living in Los Angeles. He's also a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied acting and writing for theater, film, and TV. He's had a few of his scripts produced over the years, and several optioned with major star attachments. Caylak has since received accolades when his short film Mama won 15 international films awards, including Best Produced Screenplay 2011 at the Pasadena International Film Festival, and the Silver Palm Award at the International Film Fest in Mexico.
Caylak is currently shopping his TV pilot, New Family Order.
Logline: New Family Order is Modern Family meets Silicon Valley - a hilarious story about clashing cultures and dysfunctional family dynamics. Three generations of the Nichols family are forced to deal with their matriarch, Delia’s, new Indian American husband, Raj Reddy, and his family.
(Writer & Director)
Irish/Italian writer/director currently directing a feature film with a major Indie studio in Los Angeles.
WINNER Best Film - Moondance International Film Festival | WINNER Babel Film Festival - Italy | WINNER Golden Ace Award - The Las Vegas International Film Festival - USA | WINNER Golden Palm Award - Mexico International Film Festival - USA | WINNER Best Film - The Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Award - IRL
Colonna is currently shopping her feature film script, La Belle Rafaela.
Logline: A forbidden love story set in glittering Paris during the roaring twenties. An exiled Jewish Pole chases her artistic dreams to become a famous artist but is torn between desires for love and financial security.