Fred Shahadi is an award winning filmmaker, playwright, television writer, and author living in Los Angeles CA. His play BOX had two successful Off Broadway runs in 2003 and 2011 and he was the head writer for three seasons for the Emmy nominated Recipe Rehab on CBS. Fred won consecutive Heck-Rabi Dramatic Awards for his plays Plastic Man and Supertrain, as well as a Parents Choice Award for his work on Recipe Rehab in 2014. Fred is also the author of the cult sci-fi novel Shoot the Moon which Mat Johnson author of Pym, Incognegro, and Loving Day, called “a brilliant fever dream of a novel--wildly creative, relentlessly funny, and wholly unique. Fred Shahadi has an utterly original literary voice that you're going to want to sit down and listen too."
RJ Lucci is a born and trained New York Actor, Producer, Casting Director and Stunt Driver now living in Los Angeles. RJ made his Off-Broadway debut in 2010 in a revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis' 'Den of Thieves' followed by John Patrick Shanley's 'Savage in Limbo' and Ira Levin's 'Veronica's Room'. RJ had coordinated picture vehicles for many NY based shows including stunt driving for big brand commercials. RJ is a Meisner trained actor who brings truth, breath and realism to each role. RJ's acting training, picture car coordinating and casting experience create the perfect producer recipe.
Jason Maxim is an award winning Producer, Actor and Hand Model living in Los Angeles,. After being scouted in NYC to model, Jason moved to LA to pursue a career in entertainment. While working on set, a director discovered Jason's hands and cast him for an upcoming project, which he managed to turn into a career for the last 8 years. While acting is Jason's first love, he's drawn to every aspect of the creative process. He's currently developing a sports series.
Joel Polis is a 40 year, journeyman actor, who happily continues plying his craft in the Theatre, films, and television. He has performed all over the world, produced and directed for the stage, and currently teaches Acting in Los Angeles. Among his 130 TV and film credits are notable appearances on "Cheers", "Seinfeld", and in John Carpenters' "The Thing". He makes his home in Venice Beach.
Jose Pena is a Latin American Director, Producer and Screenwriter born and raised in the Bronx. "My first true introduction to the movie world began with Spielberg. The year was 1993, and a little film called "Jurassic park" came out. I remember walking down the isle of the theater and rushing towards the exit immediately after the intro drums came in. It was the first and only movie i ever watched through a doorway, and i've been seeking that feeling of immersion ever since.
Fast forward to high school drama class, Landing numerous leading acting roles, Eventually i strayed away from the stage to become a cartoonist, which years later would lead me to write, produce direct and co - star in my first short film ("Infinite", 2013).
I Produced, Directed and co starred in "A Day with Matthew Silver" (Documentary, 2014) and produced, wrote and directed "Solitude" (short narrative film, 2014). I also wrote for the Popular web series ("The Ave," season 2, 2016) and the up and coming "Brotherz" (web series, 2016).
New projects are soon to premiere such as my feature documentary centered in Guyana "Where's my Inheritance?" (2018), and my work as a cinematographer for an upcoming feature called "Nice to meet Me".
Currently you can find me writing, producing and directing new material, and as my resume continues to grow that can only mean we're one step closer towards creating new worlds together."