Andrew Lee

The Outstanding Officer of the Orient aka “Producer”

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Former TV commercial producer, Andrew Lee has overseen regional and national commercial productions for clients including Proctor & Gamble, Dell, Sears, Las Vegas tourism and more. Since then, he produced award winning short films including “Chicken vs Penguin” (2010 Nikon Festival $100k grand prize), “Table 7” (official selection of 15 film fests), and “The Man Who Never Cried” (2010 Doorpost Film Project $100k grand prize). He recently produced a feature documentary, “DMT: The Spirit Molecule”, starring Joe Rogan and has helped build a monumental fan base of 600k+ Facebook fans to leverage sales and marketing for the film. DMT:TSM was released by Gravitas Ventures & Warner Bros Digital in Oct. 2011.

Russell Wayne Groves

Commissary Over All Things That Are Good aka “Producer”

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Russell Wayne Groves took an interesting path to begin his career in the film industry.  After securing and managing over $250M in civil construction projects for a large construction firm, in 2007 his interest in film led him to “moonlight” as a film producer.  Following some success with multiple short films (including winning a $110k prize with the short film “The Man Who Never Cried”), his first feature comedy secured digital distribution through Lightning Entertainment in 2012.  He recently produced a feature length documentary entitled “Lord Montagu” which privately premiered at the BAFTA in London in front of well-known industry professionals and a member of the British Royal Family. Currently, the film is in distribution and premiering in festivals across the nation.

David James Ward

Senior Assistant Executive of Executive Decisions aka “Writer/Director”

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David Ward is a writer, director and producer living in Austin, TX. His videos have been featured on G4’s Attack of the Show, NFL.com, Sports Illustrated, Devour, LA Times, Huffington Post, CBS This Morning,  Reddit, and Yahoo! news. His spec commercial “Make Your Own Doritos” had 1 million views in 2 days upon it’s release, and currently sits at over 3 million views total in 5 months. David is one of the driving forces behind HUMORdy.com, and collectively his videos have received over 7 million views online.  David’s biggest achievement came in May of 2001 when he was Runner-Up in the Alexandria Monroe High School Post-Prom limbo competition. It was a good day.

Bradley Jackson

Co Creative Vice Chair Man aka “Writer/Director”

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Bradley Jackson’s “The Man Who Never Cried” (2011) won numerous festival awards and $110k+ in cash prizes. He’s optioned two screenplays in Hollywood with celebrity actors attached. Recently, Jackson co-wrote “Lord Montagu”, a biographical documentary about the English aristocracy, now in distribution and premiering in film festivals across the nation. Jackson has rewritten a feature comedy for Amazon Studios, and most recently wrote the indie sports comedy “Intramural” which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2014 set to release in 2015. His young adult novel “The Naughty List” will be published by Harper Collins in the fall of 2015. He is represented by Hollywood talent firms Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment and Creative Artists Agency.

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