Dorfman in Love

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Dorfman in Love (2011/2013)

Also Known As: Dorfman

Opened: 03/22/2013 Limited

Limited03/22/2013
Music Hall 303/22/2013 - 04/11/201321 days
Town Center 503/22/2013 - 04/11/201321 days
Downtown Ind.03/22/2013 - 04/02/201312 days
Cinema Village...03/22/2013 - 03/28/20137 days
Playhouse 703/22/2013 - 03/28/20137 days
NoHo 703/22/2013 - 03/28/20137 days
DVD05/28/2013

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Genre: Romantic Comedy

Rated: PG-13 for sexual content, language and brief drug use.

She's a work in progress.

Synopsis

Poor Deb Dorfman -- twenty-seven and single, living in suburban Los Angeles with her depressed and unappreciative widowed father and working for her manic and unappreciative married brother. Deb desperately needs to get her own life.

So, when Jay, her unrequited love, needs a cat sitter for a week, Deb volunteers. Bad news: Jay just moved into a downtown L.A. loft and it's a total mess. Good news: This gives Deb one week to transform the chaos into the perfect home for Jay and win his heart. That's not the only transformation that will occur before Jay returns.

Deb is suddenly transported from the gray sameness of suburbia to the 24/7 Technicolor energy of downtown LA. It's a rude awakening. She meets Jay's neighbor, Cookie, a hottie artist and confirmed bachelor, who encourages and appreciates her. Other neighbors, wild and sexy models, give her a makeover. Deb internally and externally begins to change in ways that threaten her father and brother.

All builds to the night of Jay's surprise return at Cookie's Gallery opening. Will she choose Jay or Cookie or something or someone else? Will Deb break free to live her own life and forgive her Dad? Over the course of one crazy week, brave Deb Dorfman will discover true love by having learned to love herself.

About the Cast

Sara Rue

Sara currently stars alongside Reba McEntire and Lily Tomlin in ABC'S Friday night hit comedy "Malibu Country." She can also be seen in her recurring role on "Rules of Engagement" as Brenda, Patrick Warburton's lesbian best friend and surrogate. In addition to her four-year starring role in ABC'S "Less Than Perfect," Sara has appeared as a series regular on various shows, including "Phenom," "Minor Adjustments," "Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane," "Popular," and "Eastwick." A Chuck Lorre favorite, she has had multiple recurring appearances on "Two and a Half Men" and "The Big Bang Theory."

In features, Rue starred as Sigourney Weaver's cellmate in A Map of the World and appeared as a scene stealing social misfit in Can't Hardly Wait. She was also cast in Pearl Harbor as a tough-talking nurse.

Originally, there was no role for the young actress, but she so impressed Michael Bay that he flew her to Hawaii, threw her in the scenes with the nurses, and told her to "improvise and be funny." She played Lili Taylor's best friend in the adaptation of Anne Taylor's novel A Slipping Down Life. That same summer, she received rave reviews for her portrayal of the title character in the film Gypsy 83. Rue also played the Attorney General of the United States, opposite Luke Wilson, in the Mike Judge film Idiocracy. She has recently been very active in the independent film world, completing a handful of films in the past few years, including Dorfman in Love that has won multiple festivals around the country this year.

On stage, Rue starred at the Ensemble Studio Theatre's (NYC) one-act festival two years in a row in productions of The Shallow End and Seventh Word, Four Syllables. In conjunction with shooting two television pilots and a feature film in Spring 1999, she made her Los Angeles theatre debut at the Matrix Theatre in Wendy McCloud's play The Water Children. She also starred in the world premiere musical Little Egypt at the Matrix Theatre, where she received tremendous praise for her portrayal of a lovable, social misfit and star-crossed lover. She later reprised that role for a short run Off-Broadway.

Rue has also begun producing film and television, recently selling her first movie as a producer to Dimension Films and selling her first half-hour pilot as the writer/creator to Warner Brothers and the CW.

Born and raised in New York City, Sara Rue spent most of her childhood backstage with her father, a Broadway stage manager. Rue's acting career began at age nine when she was cast as Kevin Spacey's daughter and Burt Lancaster's granddaughter in the film Rocket Gibraltar. Shortly thereafter, she won critical acclaim for her television series debut in the comedy "Grand."

In her spare time, Rue loves to garden, play poker (mostly for charity), and hike with her husband and two dogs (both rescues). Some of her favorite charity associations are Project Angel Food, The Point Foundation, CAST, The Lily Claire Foundation, and anything that helps animals.

Elliott Gould

Mr. Gould's career spans generations. He has appeared in over 100 films including M*A*S*H, Ocean's Eleven, Nashville, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, The Silent Partner, A Bridge Too Far, and The Long Goodbye, while being nominated for an Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe. He has acted for such notable directors as Robert Altman, Richard Attenborough, William Dieterle, Darryl Duke, Irvin Kershner, Barry Levinson, Paul Mazursky, Dino Risi, Richard Rush, Mark Rydell, and Steven Soderbergh among others, as well as being the first American performer chosen by Ingmar Bergman to appear in The Touch.

Elliott began his career as a chorus boy in the theater in New York. On television, he has hosted "Saturday Night Live" six times, the first of which won the show its first Emmy. Gould has frequently been seen as the father of Monica and Ross Geller on the popular television sitcom "Friends". As a producer, Mr. Gould has presented such films as Woody Allen's Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask and Jules Feiffer's Little Murders. He currently serves on the Board of the Screen Actors Guild.

Elliott is recurring in the new Showtime drama "Ray Donavan" with Live Schreiber and Jon Voigt.

Johann Urb

Johann has most recently been seen in the international blockbuster Resident Evil: Retribution, where he played the legendary resistance leader Leon Kennedy opposite Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. His current credits also include a recurring role as Robbie Mac, the openly gay movie star on "Californication" and a guest-starring role as a Physics professor on "CSI: NY".

His other film credits include: All In, Strictly Sexual, Zoolander, The Bank Job, and The Hottie & the Nottie. He also appeared as part of the ensemble cast opposite John Cusack, Thandie Newton, and Oliver Platt in Roland Emmerich's worldwide box office hit 2012 for Sony Pictures. Additionally, Johann starred in the independent feature Pornstar, which he also produced.

Notable television credits include being one of the male stars of the ABC Network drama "Eastwick" opposite Rebecca Romijn, Jaime Ray Newman, and Lindsay Price. Johann played the series regular role of Will, a handsome, sexy news photographer at the local paper, as well as a volunteer fireman who falls under the spell of one of the witches and must obey her every wish. Johann also had a series regular role on "The Mountain", a recurring role on "Dirt," and guest starring roles in such diverse shows as "Entourage," "One Tree Hill," and "CSI: Miami".

Johann is a native of Tallinn, Estonia and the son of Estonian musician Tarmo Urb of the Urb Brothers. As a child in the Soviet Union, the KGB interrogated him at the age of ten as a result of his father's stance against the KGB. Soon thereafter, Johann and his mother immigrated to Finland where he spent the remainder of his childhood. Johann moved to New York City where he modeled on contract with the Ford Agency and formally studied drama on scholarship at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Institute.

Haaz Sleiman

Acclaimed actor, Haaz Sleiman recently took his talent across "the pond" to star as Omar Habash in "The Promise", a ground-breaking Channel 4 2011 mini-series that premiered in the UK. It just received a coveted BAFTA nomination for its gritty depiction of the founding of Israel through the eyes of a British soldier in 1947 and his granddaughter retracing his steps nearly 60 years later.

In 2009, Sleiman garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role in The Visitor (Overture Films) by award-winning filmmaker, Thomas McCarthy (The Station Agent). It also won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay. Sleiman and his cast members that included Oscar® nominee Richard Jenkins and award-winning Palestinian actress Hiam Abbass were also nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast.

At its world premiere in the Toronto Film Festival, the film and Sleiman also received critical acclaim. The Visitor -- which made its American debut at Sundance -- centered on a relationship between two unlikely individuals: a lonely economics professor Walter Vale (Jenkins) and Tarek (Sleiman), a talented musician from Syria, who come together under unusual circumstances in post-9/11 New York City. An accomplished musician and singer himself, Sleiman played and sang in the film's music segments.

Since The Visitor, Sleiman has starred in the indie films, Dorfman in Love and Highland Park. In the upcoming comedy-drama, Highland Park, Sleiman's fellow cast members include, the legendary Danny Glover, Parker Posey, and Bo Derek.

Sleiman's other film credits include: AmericanEast -- the gripping drama helmed by famed writer/director Hesham Issawi and co-written with Sayed Badreya -- about an Arab family man (Badreya) who opens a Middle Eastern restaurant with his Jewish best friend (Monk star and three-time Emmy® winner Tony Shalhoub) and Universal's American Dreamz, directed by Paul Weitz (American Pie, In Good Company) with Hugh Grant and Dennis Quaid, as well as Oscar® winner Marcia Gay Harden and two-time Oscar® nominee, Willem Dafoe. Sleiman has also starred in the films: Offside: The Price of Dreams and What Goes Around.

In addition to a recurring role on the CW's fan favorite "Nikita", Sleiman's recent television credits include: starring on Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" with four-time Emmy® winner Edie Falco; as well as "Meet Jane," the 2011-12 Season pilot for Warner Bros. and Lifetime that also stars Rick Schroeder ("NYPD Blue," "24") and Molly Parker ("Deadwood," "Shattered").

Sleiman's previous television credits are for some of the industry's most popular and critically-acclaimed series. Sleiman appeared in a multi-episode arc on Fox's Emmy®-winning "24" with Emmy®-nominated, actor Keifer Sutherland. He also portrayed an American soldier in Iraq on the NBC Emmy®-winning drama "ER". His additional television credits include: "CSI: Miami" (CBS), "NCIS" (CBS), "Veronica Mars" (UPN), and the CBS pilot "Company Town," directed by three-time Emmy® winner Thomas Carter.

Originally a computer science major at the Lebanese American University, Sleiman has always been fascinated by American cinema and decided to enroll in a theatre class. There his passion for acting was ignited. After he relocated to the U.S., he completed his degree at Wayne State University.

Jonathan Chase

Jonathan moved from Florida to NYC then to LA to pursue a career as an actor. Hard work and determination have defined his accomplishments in the television and film mediums. With the pending release of two film projects, Dorfman In Love and Audrey, it is clear that he will have continued success. He has had starring roles in such films as Gamer with Gerard Butler and Michael C. Hall, Another Gay Movie, Dead Tone with Rutger Hauer, The Gingerdead Man with Garey Busey and television movies "Always & Forever", "Death Match", and "Backwoods". Chase has also played in supporting roles in the films Eagle Eye, Superhero Movie, All About Steve, and most recently, Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas.

No stranger to television, Chase recurred on the daytime drama "Guiding Light" in advance of moving west. Upon relocating to L.A., he won the new lead on UPN's hit series "One On One" playing Cash, a paparazzi. Recently, he was the series lead in the HBO/Cinemax's dramedy "Chemistry". He recently has had a recurring role on the Disney show "Shake It Up" and has recurred on "The Knight Rider" reboot and "Veronica Mars". He has also guest starred on the likes of such award-winning show as "The Defenders," "CSI," "CSI: NY," "Victorious," "Roommates," "Eli Stone," "Leverage," "Medium," "Monk," and "Oliver Beene".

A graduate of University of Florida, Chase is a proud Gator. He went thru the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in New York under the guidance of Anna Strasberg and studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York as well. He is an alumnus of Improv Olympic West in LA. He participates in many athletic activities including skiing, snowboarding, and basketball as well as being an avid P90x-er.

Keri Lynn Pratt

Keri Lynn Pratt was born in a small town in New Hampshire. Growing up, she focused her time on dance, taking Ballet for the majority of her childhood. In 1994, she was Miss New Hampshire Teen USA and competed in the 1994 Miss Teen USA Pageant. After 14 years of ballet and finishing high school early, she headed to New York City to pursue a career in acting. After quickly landing an agent and studying the craft in New York, Keri Lynn landed a lead role in the 20th Century Fox Film Drive Me Crazy, starring Melissa Joan Hart and Adrian Grenier. This took her out of NYU Business School and off to Los Angeles. Keri Lynn continued to build her film career co-starring alongside Julia Roberts and John Cusack in Americans Sweethearts, the indie film The Smokers, Bill Cosby's Fat Albert, and the Jonathan & Wes Craven-directed They Shoot Divas, Don't They?.

On the small screen, her first pilot season she landed the spinoff off of the hit movie Cruel Intentions titled "Manchester Prep" alongside Amy Adams and has since gone on to other television series including "Jack & Bobby," "Brothers & Sisters," "Veronica Mars," "The Help," "CSI," "House," and many others.

The past two years, Keri Lynn has completed Bad Actress, a dark comedy directed by Robert Lee King, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, based on the New York Times best seller by the same name, and the Tom Ford-directed A Single Man. She also starred in the Final Season of "Smallville" playing Cat Grant. Most recently, she stars opposite Mackenzie Astin in the film Hell and Mr. Fudge.

Sophie Monk

Australian gold & platinum selling recording artist and international sensation, Sophie Monk, continues to build her flourishing career in the States.

Recently having completed work on several high profile projects including National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus and the independent comedy Dorfman in Love. She starred last year in Joel Silver's horror flick The Hills Run Red, the Vampire thriller Pearblossom for director Ron Carlson, and Leah Sturgis' independent sex comedy Hardbreakers. Her feature credits also include Dan Waters' independent feature Sex and Death 101 opposite Simon Baker and Winona Ryder as well as the Warner Brother's laugher Spring Breakdown with Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, and Parker Posey.

Monk began her foray into acting with several high profile films: Frank Coraci's hit Click with Adam Sandler and New Regency's Date Movie opposite Alyson Hannigan. She has appeared alongside Chris Evans in writer/director Hunter Richards' London for Sony Pictures, in Peter Bogdanovich's The Mystery of Natalie Wood playing Marilyn Monroe, and on the critically acclaimed HBO comedy "Entourage". In what little down time she has, Monk keeps busy recording new music for the follow-up to her 2003 gold selling album Calendar Girl.

Hayley Marie Norman

Hayley Marie Norman has been a silver screen and television regular since she set out to take Hollywood by storm just 5 years ago. She starred as Angela in Sony Pictures Screen Gems' film Fired Up in which she received rave reviews from Roger Ebert who said she "has the nicest smile and the best personality" and continued by stating that she was "the most intriguing member of the cast."

She also had a recurring role on the television series "Crash" produced by Don Cheadle and Paul Haggis and based on the Oscar®-winning film, where she acted alongside one of her favorites -- the esteemed Dennis Hopper. She recently completed episodes of both "CSI:NY" and "CSI:Miami," the latter of which she was trained in the rigorous sport of roller derby. She can also be seen in the cult favorite "Trailer Park of Terror," which is based on the popular Imperium Comic, as well as supporting roles in the feature films Hancock with Will Smith and Our Family Wedding with Forrest Whitaker.

Other credits include Norbit, as well as guest star roles on "The New Girl," "Common Law," "The Exes," BET's hit show "The Game," "Studio 60? (where she was handpicked by Aaron Sorkin for the role), and many more. In January 2013, you can catch her on the new ABC show "How To Live With Your Parents" alongside Sarah Chalke and Brad Garrett. Hayley is also known as briefcase #25 on NBC's hit show "Deal or No Deal" where she quickly became one of the most recognized and popular models due to her trademark hair.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she is of Russian, German, and African American heritage. As a child, Hayley knew she was destined for a career in entertainment. One of her first jobs was for toy giant Mattel, as she was selected out of thousands of girls to represent the billion dollar iconic Barbie brand as "the face" of the African American Barbie. To hone and focus her craft, Hayley attended a performing arts high school, excelling in both the arts and academics.

She is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, a California Arts Scholar, and has studied at several other respected theatrical institutions such as Cal Arts, University of the Arts (Philadelphia), as well as the National Theatre Education Space in London. In addition, knowing that body language, movement, grace, and poise are crucial to an actor, Hayley studied classical ballet. Hayley finds encouragement and inspiration from the likes of Fassbinder, Vincent Gallo, Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Pam Grier, Nina Simone, Basquiat, Nietzsche, and Black Flag. Hayley is also a devout vegan, health nut, and animal & human rights activist who volunteers as a contributing writer for the popular eco-friendly and vegetarian website, ThisDishIsVeg.com. Moreover, she has also been learning how to DJ just for the hell of it. Check out her website HayleyMarieNorman.com to download her mixture Reaganomixxx Vol. 1. You won't regret it.

Kelen Coleman

Kelen can most recently be seen as Lisa Lambert on HBO's "The Newsroom" and as Alex on FOX's "The Mindy Project". Other television credits include reoccurring roles as Presley on "Hart of Dixie" and Isabelle on season six of "The Office". Kelen is currently working on the ABC pilot "Super Fun Night" with Rebel Wilson, who also penned the project. Along with Dorfman in Love, the thriller film Cassadaga, in which Kelen stars, is coming out with a limited release in March.

Originally from Potomac, Maryland, Kelen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in Dramatic Arts & Media Studies Production. She finished up her studies in England and went back to North Carolina to shoot her first feature film The Marc Pease Experience opposite Ben Stiller and Jason Schwartzman. She is classically trained in comedy and drama, as well as having extensive experience in singing and dancing.

Catherine Hicks

Actress Catherine Hicks is very well known for her 11 seasons of playing Annie Camden, on WB/CW's most popular TV series "7th Heaven". Hicks received a degree in theology and English Literature from Notre Dame University and a masters of fine arts in theatre from Cornell University.

Hicks' film resume includes an impressive array of projects, including Peggy Sue Got Married, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Garbo Talks with Anne Bancroft, The Razor's Edge with Bill Murray, Turbulence with Ray Liotta, Star Trek IV, cult horror classic Child's Play, and Better Late Than Never with David Niven and Art Carney.

Catherine starred on soap "Ryan's Hope" as Faith Coleridge. She has also appeared on Broadway opposite Jack Lemmon in Tribute and recently in LA's Blank Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Christopher Durang's Why Torture is Wrong, and People who Love Them, as well as Light Up The Sky directed by Chris Hart.

Hicks also starred in the HBO film "Marilyn: the Untold Story," for which she earned an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. Recent projects include starring opposite Beau Bridges in the NBC MOW "Game Time: Tackling the Past, indie film Cowboys and Indians directed by Ian McCrudden, indie hit Dorfman in Love alongside Sara Rue and Elliot Gould, and television films "Shadow of Fear," "Borderline Murder," "Poison Ivy 3," "A Christmas Wedding Date," and "A Christmas Wedding Tail."

Catherine has worked with Catholic Relief Services and filmed a PSA to bring awareness about the genocide in Darfur. Hicks resides in Los Angeles with her husband Kevin Yagher who is a writer, director, and special effects artist, and has a 21-year-old daughter.

Scott Wilson

From his spectacular motion picture debut in 1967 in two of the motion picture industry's most classic films, In the Heat of the Night for director Norman Jewison and In Cold Blood for Richard Brooks, to Castle Keep for Sydney Pollack, Great Gatsby for Jack Clayton, Dead Man Walking for Tim Robbins, Year of the Quiet Sun, and Our God's Brother for Krzysztof Zanussi, to recent work for young directors -- Patty Jenkins' Monster, Phil Morrison's Junebug, Mia Goldman's Open Window, Dale Rosenbloom's Shiloh, and Alex Smith's Bottleworld, Scott Wilson has consistently achieved the highest industry and critical response. Scott continues his interest in working with new talented directors such as Brad Leong, the director of Dorfman in Love.

Whether in a leading role or as a special guest, Wilson's performances have traditionally been singled out as highlights in more than 70 key motion pictures and carefully selected television films during the course of his career. He currently plays Hershel Green, a much beloved character in the worldwide runaway hit and cultural phenomenon "The Walking Dead", AMC's cable television series. He has won numerous festival awards and was honored by Screen Actors Guild with the Ralph Morgan award for dedication to the cause of actors. Wilson lives in Los Angeles and has been married for 35 years to artist/activist/attorney Heavenly Wilson.

About the Filmmakers

Brad Leong (Director)

Brad Leong is a director/writer whose first feature, Palo Alto, starring Tom Arnold, Autumn Reeser, Ben Savage, and Johnny Lewis, debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2007. Brad is the youngest director to have a feature selected for inclusion in the prestigious New York City festival. Palo Alto went on to play numerous other festivals and was acquired for distribution by Image Entertainment.

Brad graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 2009. While attending USC, Brad made various short films and experimental projects.

Active in the independent film community, Brad hosted the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) Independent Film Forum that was part of the recent American Film Market (AFM).

Brad is a partner in Anchange Productions with Daniel Engelhardt and Tony Vallone. Based in Culver City, Anchange has been responsible for numerous corporate promotional films and commercials.

Wendy Kout (Writer)

Writer Writer Wendy Kout has created unique characters in a variety of mediums, spanning, film, television, and theatre.

In film, Wendy wrote and developed projects for Laura Ziskin, Barbra Streisand, John Hughes, Universal, Columbia, Tristar, and Disney. In television, Wendy created and was the Executive Producer on the hit ABC show "Anything But Love", staring Jamie Lee Curtis and Richard Lewis. She also wrote for or developed projects for Paul Reiser, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams, ABC, CBS, NBC, and Lifetime Television.

In theatre, Wendy's second play, Naked in Encino had its world premiere November 2012 in Denver with And Toto too Theatre Company producing and won four Marlowe Awards for outstanding theatre in Colorado, including Best Production, Comedy and Best New Play, Comedy. Wendy's first play, Don't Blame Me, I Voted for Helen Gahagan Douglas, co-written with Michele Willens, was a 2006 O'Neill Conference Finalist, has had standing room-only readings throughout the country and was nominated for the Weissberger Award.

Wendy has served on the Board of The Liberty Hill Foundation in Los Angeles, the Fund for Santa Barbara, and the Social Justice Award panel for the Santa Barbara Film Festival and produced fundraisers for The Nation, People for the American Way, National Women's Law Center and ASTI -- Acid Survivors Trust International.

Leonard Hill (Producer)

Leonard Hill is a producer/writer with over 30 years experience in the film business. Through Leonard Hill Films (LHF), Hill has produced more than 50 network television movies, four mini-series, and three dramatic series. LHF has been financially responsible for more than $250 million in filmed entertainment production. Dorfman in Love is his first feature film production.

Hill began his career as a writer on the series "Adam-12". After stints at Universal TV, Paramount and MTM, Hill joined NBC as an executive in the dramatic series department. From 1977 until 1980, Hill was Vice-President of Movies for ABC before venturing into independent production.

In addition to producing filmed entertainment, Hill was the founder and chairman of the independent television distribution company Allied Communication, Inc. (ACI). The company joined a number of independent producers (Avnet/Kerner, The Steve Tisch Company, Jaffe/Braunstein, Robert Greenwald, Von Zerneck/Sertner, and Konigsberg/Sanitsky) into a highly successful enterprise that was sold to Pearson, Plc. in 1994.

In 2001, Hill founded a real estate development company, Linear City. Focused on the adaptive reuse of underutilized commercial buildings into architecturally distinctive mixed-use lofts, Linear City has won numerous awards for projects such as the Biscuit Company Lofts, The Toy Factory, and the lofts at Seventh & Bridge.

Hill has served on the board of Common Cause, the California Film Commission, the Los Angeles Conservancy, the Los Angeles Leadership Academy, and the Caucus of Producers, Writers and Directors. A Los Angeles native, Hill graduated from University High School, received his BA from Yale University (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and his MA from Stanford University.

Philip Waley (Executive Producer)

Philip Waley has been working in the film and television industry for over 20 years, successfully producing hundreds of commercials and music videos around the world. He was awarded the coveted Silver Lion at Cannes. Waley has a tremendous amount of knowledge in the area production experience and is continually examining the best production centers and incentives for each project.

In the film world, Philip has had the pleasure of working with major studios such as Lionsgate, Sony, and 20th Century Fox. Some of his recent movies include, Middle Men, Columbus Circle, Solomon Kane, Jumper, Hostel 1 & 2, The Pink Panther, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Running Scared and Dorfman in Love.

In the television industry, Philip produced the award winning "Joan of Arc" for the Hallmark Channel, as well as the miniseries "The Genius of Mozart" for BBC Television.

Waley graduated from Bournemouth University, receiving a BA with honors in Media Production. He spent 10 years working for the Grey Group as a European Producer. After leaving the Grey Group, Waley Co-Founded International Production Company (IPC) in 2003 to produce films, television shows, music videos, and commercials.

Waley is an active member of both DGA and PGA.

Written by: Advocate Marketing Los Angeles

Gary Hellerstein (Line Producer)

Gary Hellerstein has worked in the entertainment industry since 1970 starting in the mailroom at Universal Studios. After graduating college in accounting in 1973, he began in the Transportation Department as a driver, and then became a Transportation Coordinator working on films with all size budgets. Among his favorites are The Twilight Zone Movie, Poltergeist, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, Jagged Edge and Joe Dirt. Gary has also worked on many television series and feature films, the latest being "No One Lives" shot in New Orleans. In 2008, Gary became a Producer. His feature films include Rainbow Tribe, Columbus Circle and now Dorfman in Love.

Daniel Cahn (Co-Producer/Editor)

Daniel Cahn, A.C.E., is a third-generation picture editor from a true Hollywood editing family. His father Dann was a child actor in the 1930s and '40s, who later served in the First Motion Picture Unit in World War II and began his editing career as the film editor on I Love Lucy, becoming the autonomous head of post-production at Desilu Studios. Cahn's grandfather Philip started his editing career at Universal Studios, along with his brother Edward in the early 1920s. Both went on to produce and direct, but editing was always Philip's passion. In 1937, along with two others, he went on to found the Society of Motion Picture Film Editors, the forerunner to today's Motion Picture Editors Guild.

Cahn began his career in the mid-1970s at the age of 18 as a sound effects and music apprentice on many half-hour television comedies, including "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", "The Bob Newhart Show" and "The Tony Randall Show". In 1977 as an assistant editor, he went to work for -- and learn from -- noted picture editor Michael Kahn, A.C.E., on Steven Spielberg's 1941. Cahn got his first opportunity to edit in 1981, when he became the co-editor on the hit TV sitcom "Cheers". Since then, he has edited over 15 television series, 30 movies-of-the-week and miniseries, and close to 300 hours of produced material.

Cahn has worked in virtually every format, including half-hour comedy (single- and multi-camera), one-hour drama, long-form television and feature films. He has worked in traditional film editing rooms and on virtually every linear (tape-based) and nonlinear digital editing system. Following the Cahn legacy, he has also worked in various producing and directing capacities. But like his family before him, Cahn's love of editing has never dissipated -- and he constantly strives to work with new technologies and learn new things.

Rachel Morrison (Director of Photography)

Rachel Morrison resides in Los Angeles, where she completed a Masters degree in Cinematography from the American Film Institute. She recently lensed Fruitvale a dramatic feature about Oscar Grant that won both the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Award at Sundance 2013. it was purchased by the Weinstein company and will be released later in the year. Rachel has also shot for most TV networks, and was nominated for an Emmy in cinematography for her contribution to Riker's High, a documentary about a high school within the Riker's Island Prison system. Samples of her work can be found online at: www.rachelmorrison.com/

Cindy Coburn (Set Decorator)

Cindy Coburn was born in Michigan. She attended college at the Metro State in Denver where she graduated with a double major with a Bachelors of Fine Art and Communcations.

Some of the feature credits include Friends with Benefits, Dorfman in Love, Columbus Circle, City of Industry, Cop1/2, Against The Wall, Apollo 11, Double Tap. She was nominated for an Emmy in 1999 for her work on "Winchell" which is among many cable movies which she has to her credit.

Cindy also works in one hour drama series. Some of the television credits include; "CSI-NY", "CSI-Miami", "Century City", "Profiler", "Seaquest", "That's Life", "Key West", and "Line of Fire".

Currently she is on hiatus from "CSI-NY" where she has worked the series the past seven seasons.

A complete listing of her shows can be seen at

http://www.imdb.com/ name/nm0167993/

Samples of her work are at

http://www.cindycoburn.com/set_pictures/

David Reynolds (Composer)

David Reynolds has written music for an impressive group of distinguished filmmakers including Jerry Bruckheimer, Marc Platt, Timur Beckmambetov, Neil Moritz, Peter Segal, Stan Winston, Paul Feig, John Turteltaub and Andrew Davis.

Reynolds talent and experience has put him in demand on a wide variety of projects ranging from uber-budget studio films, to micro-budget indies. To date, he has scored more than 30 projects, including award-winning indie films, projects for HBO and Sony Pictures, documentaries and award-winning shorts. Reynolds has also written additional music for A-list composers Danny Elfman and Trevor Rabin on various high-profile studio blockbusters including The Sorcerer's Apprentice, G-Force, Wanted and Get Smart, as well as contributing music to Disney's hit series "Hannah Montana" and "Ant Farm."

Reynolds' latest score accompanies the award-winning, quirky romantic comedy Dorfman in Love. Featuring an eclectic group of instruments and vocals, Reynolds' score was recorded and mixed entirely in his state-of-the-art project studio.

David Reynolds lives and works in Los Angeles.

 

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