Tony Glazer is an award-winning writer, director and producer, and a Managing Partner of Choice Studios Group. Tony’s plays have been produced in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, England and Canada. As a lead Producer, he just wrapped post-production on the star-studded feature film "Lost Cat Corona", coming to theaters fall 2016 and as a Director, he just completed principal photography on the feature film "After The Sun Fell", which is now in post. Glazer's multi-award-winning feature film, "Junction", which he wrote and directed, won 17 major film festival awards around the country before a national release and international theatrical release (under the name Hostage). He was the director of the short "Trust Me I'm a Lifeguard" which premiered at the 2014 TriBeCa Film Festival and the writer/director of "These Things We Hold" which premiered at the 2015 Soho Int'l Film Festival. Other films in development include: "Miss Liberty", "The Alternative" and "American Stare". Glazer's short stories Single White Mammal and Buster won dual prizes in Writer's Digest's Best Short Story Competition and were published in Writer's Digest's 2006 Competition Collection.
Glazer's stage plays include Stain, and Safe (both published by Samuel French), American Stare, The Substance of Bliss, In The Daylight, and Reading Under the Influence. The Substance of Bliss, which won the L. Arnold Weissberger Award at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, recently had it’s World Premiere at NJ Rep. Reading Under the Influence completed an extended Off-Broadway run at Union Square's DR2 Theatre in New York City in 2011. Stain premiered Off-Broadway at The Kirk Theater on Theater Row. Safe originally premiered at the Jose Quintero Theatre in New York. In the Daylight, premiered Off-Broadway in fall 2009 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre and two monologues from this play were selected for publication in the 2010 Best Women’s Monologues Compilation published by Smith and Kraus. Glazer's short play Lines has also been published in the Best 10-Minute Plays 2012 edition. American Stare completed a successful 2012 summer run at the New Jersey Repertory Company and is in development for a NYC transfer. Glazer serves on the Advisory Council of the T. Schreiber Studio where he directed a production of Better Living which received three NYIT (New York Innovative Theater) Award Nominations for excellence. Recent television directing credits include 16 episodes during Season 2 & 3 for the ID Discovery series "REDRUM". Tony received his BFA in Acting from Boston University and studied acting with Maggie Flanigan. Find Tony online at www.tonyglazer.com.
Neil is an award-winning actor and producer, and a voiceover artist. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Knife Edge Productions, an independent theatre and film production company.
Neil has worked in film, television and theatre. He starred alongside Reed Birney, Sutton Foster and Sondra James in the multi-award winning short film "Mired" for which he won Best Actor in a Short Film at the 2016 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards as well as an Award of Excellence from the Accolade Global Film Competition. He portrayed the role of Officer Kegan in the short film "Search Party", which was the recipient of the 2015 HBO Production Grant and a Semi-Finalist in the NBCUshortsFEST.
Some notable television credits include “White Collar”, “As The World Turns”, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children”.
Select theatre credits include: Stephen Belber’s Fault Lines at the TBG Theatre, The World Premiere of Julian Sheppard’s Owned at the TBG Theatre, Stephen Belber’s Tape at the June Havoc Theatre and Adam Rapp’s Red Light Winter at Theatre 54. Neil also appeared in a reading of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Untitled with Philip Seymour Hoffman and David Zayas as part of the LAByrinth Theatre Company’s Barn Reading Series at the Bank Street Theatre.
Neil is NYC based and is a graduate of the William Esper Studio where he studied with the distinguished William Esper.
Find out more at www.neilholland.com.
Summer Crockett Moore is an award-winning actress/producer and a Managing Partner and founding member of Choice Films & Choice Theatricals. As a producer, she has helmed award-winning independent feature length and short ﬁlms, Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater productions and multi-media projects, and chaired an annual Celebrity Awards Gala Saluting NY Theatre and Film. Projects include the Off-Broadway world premieres of Scrambled Eggs, Reading Under the Influence, Stain and In The Daylight, as well as the regional / world premiere of the new play, American Stare. Film projects include: "Junction", "Trust Me I’m A Lifeguard", "These Things We Hold", "A Younger Man", and the recently wrapped feature comedy "Lost Cat Corona". Summer's upcoming film projects include: "American Stare", "The Alternative" and "Miss Liberty".
Other New York theatre Off-Off Broadway producing credits include: Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, by Alan Ball, Between the Lines, TUNE iN at Caroline's On Broadway, Love Angst & the Way In, the From Stage to Screen Workshop Series entitled Looking for Limerance, and the world premiere of a new multi-media adaptation of Strindberg's Playing With Fire at NYC's famous burlesque club The Box. Summer served as a Managing Member and as a Member of the Board of Directors for The Private Theatre from 2011-2013 and also served as the President of the Board of Directors at T. Schreiber Studio from 2009-2013 before stepping down as Chairperson to continue serving as a regular Board Member.
Summer can be seen and heard in various national and international television and radio commercial spots (over 650 in her commercial career) as well as in recurring roles in television shows and in feature films. She also voices multiple characters in several cartoon series.
Summer won the 2012 Best Supporting Actress Award at The Long Island International Film Expo, and then again at 2013 IndieFest Los Angeles, for her work in "Junction" as well as the 2006 New York Innovative Theater Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role for her work in the 25-year revival of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove. She was nominated for an International Voicey Award for Best Female Voice Talent for her work as a voice-over artist. For a full list of her credits & awards and to hear & see demo reels visit: www.summercrockettmoore.com.
Adrian Correia is a cinematographer with over sixty-five narrative credits to his name, including over twenty feature films. His films have played in festivals all over the world. Adrian won The Abe Schrager Award for Best Cinematography in 2012 at the New York VisionFest. He also won Best Cinematography at the 2013 Oaxaca Film Festival. In addition to features Adrian has also filmed dozens of short films, music videos and commercials. The critically acclaimed documentary “Color Me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacements” is just one of several documentaries Adrian has had the privilege of shooting in his career. The breadth of material Adrian has photographed that has helped him to evolve an notably eclectic style of cinematography. His most recent work, the features “Night Owls” for director Charles Hood and “Ava’s Possessions” from writer/director Jordan Galland premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival to excellent reviews.
Andre Fratto is a NYC based composer for film, TV and theater. He also works extensively as a record producer.
Lisa Harlow-Powell is an up-and-coming Costume Designer. Originally born in Europe and being fortunate to have lived in several different countries, she is fluent in English, French & Spanish and is proficient in German. Her background has given her the opportunity to see the world through different eyes and encounter vastly different cultures and walks of life, which you can see reflected in her work.
“My passion in designing is the process of bringing a character to life. Through discussions with directors and actors, and studying the characters' would-be lifestyles, my goal is to get into the characters' minds in order to make them genuine. Transforming what was once imaginative words on paper, into a reality”.
Lisa's passion in the arts started at a very young age leading her to receiving her Bachelor of Science at the University of Drexel for Fashion Design. After a few years in the Fashion industry she decided to pursue the Film and TV world. She has designed for feature films, commercials, music videos and short stories. She has also served as a wardrobe supervisor and on-set costumer on award winning indie movies with world-renowned Hollywood talents such as Olivia Wilde, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Glenn Close, Sir Patrick Stewart, and John Malkovich.
She is a member of the 764 Wardrobe Union.
Life Knyper is an internationally published hair and make-up artist serving the fashion, advertising, and entertainment industries. He began his career with makeup on models for his clothing line and quickly developed a love for the craft. He has focused his talents to become a successful hair stylist in New York City, specializing in color and chic, easy to wear haircuts. He has an extensive client list and is the creator of Airbrush NYC, a full service beauty company specializing in airbrush make-up, tanning, and beauty services. Life loves the art of filmmaking and thrives in creative exchange of ideas in both hair and make-up. Recent film projects include: "Lost Cat Corona", "After the Sun Fell", "Oiled Up", and "Mired". Find Life online at: www.lifeknyper.com.
A native Staten Islander, Kevin Rogers has been working in film in the New York City area since 2006. Recently awarded Best Documentary Editing Award from Colorado International for his work on the feature documentary "Mount Lawrence", which is an award winning documentary currently traveling the festival circuit and represented by Circus Road Films. The Fredericksburg Standard said of it “Mount Lawrence” — is perhaps the most compelling independent documentary in quite some time and definitely the most visually spectacular." In 2009 Kevin started Backslash Bomb Productions and has been creating original creative content for brands, companies, and artist. They’re currently in production of a pilot for a new docs-reality series called “In:Vision”.
Throughout her multi-faceted career, Kory Diskin gained an unparalleled understanding of the creative, production and post-production processes. From writing, to developing content properties, to designing sets, Ms. Diskin describes her passion and enthusiasm for working in the industry as, “if it’s creative, count me in.”
Ms. Diskin began her professional life at CineMix in New York City. Soon after, Carlton Communications successfully convinced Ms. Diskin to join Post Perfect. As an essential member of the executive committee, Ms. Diskin participated in orchestrating a management buyout. The newly formed company, New York Media Group, became parent company to eight of New York’s premier production companies and postproduction facilities.
Serving as executive vice president, managing director of marketing, Ms. Diskin, a principal, also oversaw a considerable array of commercial projects for global advertisers, including MCI, Coca-Cola, Volvo, etal. Only the number of friends and contacts she counts in the industry equal her boundless energy and resourcefulness. These contacts were key for cultivating niche markets and earning screen credits for television series such as, "Spin City", "Sex and the City", "Ed", "Madigan Men", "The Laramie Project"; and for major motion pictures including, "A Beautiful Mind", "Vanilla Sky" and "City by the Sea", to name a few.
Ms. Diskin authored her first novel, Fade to Black, and simultaneously launched Jade Productions, a creative think tank and development company. Its initial effort originated Infoseries™ a new genre of half-hour television programs developed for the sophisticated viewer. Her second novel, Arrangements, is due for release in summer 2016.
Currently, filmmakers are counting Ms. Diskin in as production designer. Recent film titles include, "My Cross to Bear", (Peter Bongiorno, Director/Glenn Allen, Executive Producer); "A Cry From Within", (Deborah Twiss, Zach Miller, Directors); "Tammy", (Ante Novakovic, Director); "These Things We Hold", (Tony Glazer, Director) "Before I Do", (Tony Glazer, Director); and a highly anticipated platform of original television programming, slated to begin principal photography spring, 2016.
Kory Diskin is an appointed member of the Nassau County Film Advisory Board. In addition, she serves as an advisor to the Long Island Film/TV Foundation, and serves on the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) film selection and jury committees. Ms. Diskin resides in Roslyn Heights, New York, with her husband and three children.