PRODUCTION TEAM

suzannedelaurentiis-copySUZANNE DELAURENTIIS

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / PRODUCER

Born in 1962 and raised in southern New Jersey, Suzanne DeLaurentiis was a singer, dancer and actress from an early age. She worked on and off Broadway, and studied Opera at Carnegie Hall with the famous Carlo Menotti. She established a successful singing career in her teens, following in the footsteps of her cousin and mentor, 50’s superstar, Frankie Avalon.

In her early 20’s, Suzanne opened her own production company, writing, producing, and directing feature films and television. Throughout her 30-plus years as a filmmaker, Suzanne has been involved with over one hundred productions. She has also been honored with many prestigious awards, including the Terry Scarlett Award for Filmmaking (Marco Island Film Festival, 2002), The Distinguished Founders Award for Excellence in Filmmaking (Palm Beach International Film Festival, 2003), and the Opal Award (Women in Film, 2007).  Additionally, in 2008, The Hollywood Fame Awards honored Ms. DeLaurentiis for her lifetime achievement for music in independent films.

In addition to her numerous awards and productions, Ms. DeLaurentiis has also taken part in historical litigation in cases relating to both union issues and distribution. She has fought successfully, protecting the rights of independent filmmakers.

In 2006, Suzanne DeLaurentiis independently produced the award winning, 10th & Wolf, a multi-million dollar, award winning mafia drama, based on the investigations of mob informant, Joe Pistone, aka Donnie Brasco. Filmed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the film starred James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi, Brian Dennehy, Val Kilmer, Lesley Ann Warren, Tommy Lee, Piper Perabo, Dash Mihok, and the late Brad Renfro and Dennis Hopper.

Some of her other independent film titles include A Month of Sundays, Shut Up and Kiss Me, Lost Revolution, The Dark Tourist, Black Gold, Area 407, Stone Markers, How Sweet It Is, and Buried Lies.

Suzanne is currently in development for two epic scripted crime dramas with Don Carmody Television entitled Vendetta, and Brick City.

Suzanne devotes much of her spare time to raising money and awareness for veterans and various veteran organizations. She founded the Operation Hollywood Foundation, which trains and employs returning veterans for careers in the entertainment industry. In 2010, Suzanne received a Commendation Medal from the United States Military in recognition of her services to veterans. 



DRDR. ARVID EDWARD
STAR / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / CREATOR

Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Arvid Edward is a graduate of Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. He has over fifteen years of experience as a practicing veterinarian. Aside from being a veterinarian, Dr. Arvid Edward is an actor, and currently stars in a kids television show entitled, The Dooley and Pals Show, which airs on select cable networks. He has also appeared in numerous Disney ads and commercials, including a Walt Disney World print work spread for Ebony Magazine. Additionally, Dr. Arvid Edward has been featured in a national Frito Lay Commercial, “Rollitos”, and two short films entitled, Sounds of the Fight, and Hills Like White Elephants. Arvid has also done improvisation work with the prestigious Groundlings School of Improvisation, and numerous radio segments where he shares his knowledge of pets with viewers. In 2003, Dr. Arvid Edward was recognized in Los Angeles, California by the “Parent Involvement in Education Foundation” and received an award for “Practicing the Highest Standards of Veterinary Medicine and Outstanding Service” for his contributions to the community.

 


JamesDR. JAMES E. BOGAN, JR.
STAR / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / CREATOR

Dr. James E. Bogan, Jr., a native of Youngstown, Ohio, graduated in 1994 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He was awarded the OSU Award for Excellence in Anesthesiology. In 2002, Dr. Bogan earned diplomat status in canine and feline practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, but continued to further develop and expand his skills to address the needs of a wide variety of animal species. Dr. James Bogan now has a special interest in numerous exotic animals, and works with central Florida attraction centers that specifically house crocodiles, alligators, and other exotic reptilians. Dr. Jim Bogan has also received recognition as one of “America’s Top Veterinarians” by Consumer’s Research Council of America, and a “Top Veterinarian in Small Animal General Practice with Exotics” by Orlando Magazine. Dr. Jim Bogan is currently a member of several distinguished veterinary medical associations.


Microsoft Word - Abaddon Pitch.docxGIULIANO FIUMANI
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Giuliano was alway interested in art throughout his years of studies in high school and college. His first passion was photography, which he studied for a few years until he took a job doing seismic research on a ship. This endeavor lasted nearly a year and a half, at which point Giuliano decided to return to Los Angeles.
Upon his return to LA, Giuliano began working with a computer manufacturing company as a technical illustrator. He was eventually promoted to an associate manufacturing engineering position, where he escalated his skills in fabrication and engineering. Five years later, the company was sold, then liquidated, and it was time for a new start. Giuliano decided to start his own clock manufacturing business, creating novelty clocks, and, at the same time, was building an espresso bar and gallery.
Giuliano eventually returned to his roots, and began building cars. He would ultimately open his own shop, which eventually led to his recruitment into the film industry in the special effects department.
Since then, Giuliano has been involved in the film industry for over 30 years, creating special effects in films, television, and commercials. He has also worked in print with many top photographers, and with contributions to the video and performance arts projects with installations at the Tate Museum (St Paul’s Cathedral, London) and MOCA (Los Angeles, California). His decades of film experience have him currently working on creating and producing television shows, in hopes of expanding his film industry knowledge and accomplishments.

GayleGAYLE BARNES
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Gayle Barnes is a native of San Francisco, California. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.

Gayle has been in sales and marketing management at IBM and Eastman Kodak Co. She was responsible for Kodak’s Student Filmmaker Program, where she traveled to film schools throughout the country, as well as to film festivals in locations around the world including Cannes, Toronto,  and Sundance. Gayle led the creation of a trailer for Kodak that was garnered praise and support on a worldwide scale.

Gayle is also a successful real estate broker in the state of California. She is the owner of The Ladybug Foundation, Inc. whose mission is to educate women in becoming homeowners.

Gayle has a passion for helping others and giving back. She is a board director and chair of The Faith Relations Committee for Habitat for Humanity.



DaleDALE FABRIGAR
DIRECTOR (Season One)

Dale Fabrigar has produced and directed numerous, award- winning films as well as a variety of music videos, industrial films and live theater productions in Los Angeles, including the found footage hit, Area 407Dale’s latest indie feature, Lonely Boy, world premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival and continues its circuit tour across the nation garnering “Best Film” accolades at notable international film festivals. A graduate of the Art Center College of Design, Dale’s formal training in art and design paved the way for him as visual storyteller. 



T. PAUL MILLER
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

T. Paul Miller is an experienced entertainment executive with nearly 20 years in film and television distribution and production, including senior roles in finance and international management. Most recently Miller played a lead role in Amazon’s international expansion initiative and spearheaded the acquisition of Preacher, a new hit series from AMC. Immediately prior to Amazon he held various international distribution roles at Sony Pictures, including Asia, Latin America and Europe, where he held managed a $200 million business. Mr. Miller began his career as a financial analyst at Columbia Pictures then moved into senior financial roles at Universal Pictures, Digital Domain, Lucasfilm Ltd and Sony Pictures. He was Corporate Controller at Lucasfilm Ltd during Star Wars: Episode 1 and head of finance at James Cameron’s Digital Domain during the production of Titanic, Apollo 13 and The Fifth Element.

 

Kristina Rich
 Line Producer
(Season One)

Armen Shahrigian
Field Producer
 (Season One)
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