short Stay Clean, directed by Mitch Brian from James Ellroy's
novel, Killer on the Road
Production Manager: The Tin Drum Controversy, directed by Tim
DePaepe for John Pierson's Split Screen on the Independent
McGrath, Cuss Boy
Info to come.
Norris, Other Guy
Todd Norris has
been writing, directing, and editing his own films and videos for 17
years and has racked up dozens of local awards for his efforts. Norris
feature-length supernatural thriller, The Paranormal, nabbed
the Best Shot-on-Video Feature of 1998 from Cinefantastique
Magazine. His 16mm film short Night of the Growling took
first place and Best of Division at the KAN Film Festival
in 2000 as well as winning a first place award at the Kansas City Filmmakers
In 2000, Norris teamed up with filmmaker John McGrath to create the
award-winning short Parallax. The duo have been working together
ever since, calling themselves the dvbrothers. Their second project,
Killing Michael Bay, has already won awards and critical praise.
The dvbrothers are currently co-writing a feature screenplay.
Humphrey, Michael Bay
Besides being a
natural for the physically demanding role of Bay, Humphrey told us he
could get any explosives we might need for our movie and wanted the
names of his competition so he could take care of them.
We knew right then we'd found our man.
McKinney , director of photography
Roberts , composer
Paul Andrew Roberts
holds a degree in music composition from the Conservatory of Music,
University of Missouri-Kansas City and has worked as a jazz pianist
and trombonist with the best in Kansas City jazz.
He met Todd Norris in the late '80s and the two have had a Spielberg/Williams
working relationship ever since, combining their talents on dozens of
independent films. As a composer, his style ranges from romantic to
avant garde, jazz, techno and whatever feels right for the film.
Paul is currently serving in the Army's Ground Forces Command Band in
Atlanta, Georgia as Staff Arranger and Bass Trombonist.
Neu, assistant director
For more information,
go to: http://us.imdb.com/Name?Neu,+Mike
Hubbard , script supervisor/continuity
In addition to
Killing Michael Bay recent
Five Years (Brett Wagner, 2002) and Stay Clean (Mitch
Brian, 2001). Hubbard has also worked as a camera assistant on films
Drylongso (Cauleen Smith, 1999) and Other American Fables
(Scott Nabat, 1997). In addition to film production work, he has written
for the periodicals MICRO-FILM and Film Score Monthly.
For more information, go to www.geocities.com/lrobhubb/index.html
Norris, art director
to post-production, Nita is invloved in it all. Other film credits include
Stay Clean (Mitch Brian, 2001), Night of the Growling
(Todd Norris, 2000), W.A.H.M.O (Gino Licata, 2001), and Parallax
(Todd Norris, 2000). Nita will make her directorial debut later this
year in a soon-to-be-titled documentary.
Scanlon, vehicle coordinator
Jeph is an actor,
writer and filmmaker whose recent work includes acting in the Missouri
Reps production of Company; several roles in the staged
reading of Shields Green and the Gospel of John Brown (a screenplay
optioned to Fox Studios by Kansas City screenwriters Mitch Brian and
Kevin Wilmott); and production consulting and voice-overs for Incorporated
an original play by Theatre of Relativity. Jeph was also recently seen
in the role of Richard in Mishappenance, an original play by
Bill Nelson. Jephs behind-the-scenes credits include producing
and directing the short films Leona and MeShel: Dog Sitting.