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Richard Gale – Producer / Writer / Director
A three-time L.A. Area Emmy Award winner and six-time Emmy nominee, Richard Gale has directed two feature films: the suspenseful police drama The Proposal starring Jennifer Esposito (Crash), Stephen Lang (Avatar, Manhunter), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels), and William B. Davis (The X-Files), distributed by Miramax/Dimension Films; and the darkly-comic suspense thriller Pressure starring Kerr Smith (Final Destination), Lochlyn Munro (Unforgiven, Scary Movie), and Donnelly Rhodes (Battlestar Galactica), distributed by First Look Entertainment. In addition to directing the film, Gale co-wrote Pressure with Craig Brewer (Hustle and Flow, The Legend of Tarzan, Footloose, Dolemite Is My Name).
Gale began producing his own films with the intense horror short Criticized, which he wrote, directed, and edited. The film received critical acclaim and 19 film festival awards. Gale then wrote, produced and directed the horror-comedy short The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon, the epic story of one man's encounter with the most relentless murderer of all time. Named Best Short Film of the Year by Rue Morgue Magazine, the film became a festival favorite and viral phenomenon with an international cult following, receiving more than 36 Million views. On the list of IMDb's Most Voted Horror-Comedy Short Films, out of more than 6,000 titles, The Horribly Slow Murderer is ranked #2. On the list of IMDb's Most Voted Horror Short Films, out of more than 46,575 titles, The Horribly Slow Murderer is ranked in the Top 10, alongside films by Luis Buñuel, James Wan, David Lynch, Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese. Gale is now preparing an epic feature length adaptation of the short film.
Wlad Marhulets – Music Composer
Six-time ASCAP Award winning composer and winner of prestigious Leonard Bernstein Award, Wlad is described as “a brilliant composer” by Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Corigliano. Wlad studied at Julliard and has composed additional music for major studio films including Hitman: Agent 47, The November Man, and The Giver. He was commissioned to write the opera The Property for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Wlad’s orchestral works have been performed by symphonies around the world. He recently won the inaugural Azrieli Prize, a major international music competition, for his Clarinet Concerto which was performed by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Wlad composed the score for Richard Gale's series Ginosaji vs. Ginosaji.
Dean Jones – Special Makeup FX
Dean is a two-time Primetime Emmy winning makeup artist whose long list of credits includes X-Men: First Class, Oz the Great and Powerful, Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides, Fast and Furious, Dexter, Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more, including David Lynch’s classic Blue Velvet.
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