THE CREW

DIRECTOR

JOHN KEATING

A 20 year veteran of film and television, John has worked alongside notable filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Joel and Ethan Coen, Woody Allen and Errol Morris. His credited contributions to film and television include Boardwalk Empire, Vinyl,  John Wick 2, Power, Young Adult, Lipstick Jungle, Burn After Reading, Nanny Diaries, The Black Donnelys, 30 Rock, Hollywood Ending, Law and Order SVU, Beer League, Garden State and Swimfan. 

In 2012 John released the feature film "Race to World First." The film was a breakout hit and won its festival runs. Quickly, it became one of the most viewed documentaries of the year with over three million uploads in 149 countries. 

John's follow up film "GameChangers: Dreams of Blizzcon" Releases via Film Rise on June 12th, 2018.

PRODUCER/CINEMATOGRAPHER

ZACHARY HENDERSON

For the last 15 years, Zachary Henderson has worked on dozens of high-profile TV and film productions like Boardwalk Empire, 30 Rock, Vinyl, Friends from College, Kong: Skull Island, and John Wick: Chapter 2. Other notable credits include Adam Sandler’s You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Jason Reitman’s Young Adult, the Coen brothers’ Burn After Reading and David Wain’s short-lived cult hit, Stella.

As a producer, director and cinematographer, Zachary has addressed emotionally charged issues like quadriplegia in Cure Paralysis Now, as well as cultural phenomena like esports in the award-winning World of Warcraft documentary, Race to World First.

 

Zach is currently working on two short films with Samuel Roukin, star of AMC’s hit, TURN: Washington’s Spies.

PRODUCER

PETER BILLINGSLEY

Peter has achieved success and accolades, both in front and behind  the camera serving as producer and director on many TV shows and movies including Iron Man, The Break-Up, and Couple’s Retreat  just to name a few.  He now serves as the Executive Producer of the Netflix animated series F is For Family starring Bill Burr, Laura Dern and Sam Rockwell.   Peter has also produced the documentaries Prescription Thugs and Art of Conflict.  Billingsley began his acting career, at the age of three, in some of the '70s most memorable television commercials and became a popculture icon when he played Ralphie in the beloved holiday movie, A Christmas Story.  He is currently a partner of Wild West Picture Show Productions with actor and producer Vince Vaughn.  

PRODUCER

VINCE VAUGHN

Vince Vaughn has become one of Hollywood’s most highly acclaimed triple threats – as an actor, producer and screenwriter. A Chicago native, Vaughn first caught the attention of critics and audiences in Doug Liman’s independent sleeper hit and cult classic Swingers. Vaughn’s production company Wild West Picture Show has had a busy year with Audience Network’s “Undeniable with Joe Buck”, a 10 episode series in its second season which features one-on-one in-depth interviews with various sports legends from Bret Favre to Wayne Gretzky. Additional WWPS credits include ESPN’s “30 for 30 documentary” on the ’85 Bears which Vaughn also narrated along with Audience Network’s “Fear(less) with Tim Ferriss,” the TBS original sitcom “Sullivan & Son” and the Netflix animated show “F is for Family”.

EDITOR

G.B. YOUNG

GB Young, most recently produced, co-directed, edited and shot “Prescription Thugs” which premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival and was picked up and released by Samuel Goldwyn Films. He edited the Feature Documentary “Heartland” which won awards at Kansas City Film Festival, Omaha Fest, and St. Louis International Film Festival as well as had multiple showings on PBS. GB's first documentary, “My Name is Smith”, which he shot and edited, was an official selection at the Big Sky and Austin Film Festivals in 2010. Additionally, GB is a founding member of the comedy group Generation Awesome, where he directed the internet hit “The Bartender Hates You” which has garnered over 17.5 million hits on YouTube and has been featured on Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, Revver, College Humor, Funnyordie, and Yahoo Comedy. 

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PRODUCER

DANIEL J. CHALFEN

Daniel J. Chalfen is a Peabody, Critics’ Choice, and duPont-winning and multiple Emmy-nominated film and television producer and a co-founder of Naked Edge Films. His documentaries have premiered at the world’s foremost film festivals, including Berlin, SXSW, Toronto and Tribeca, have been released theatrically by companies including Samuel Goldwyn Films, Participant Media, and Kino Lorber, and have played worldwide including on ARTE, CBC, DirecTV, Discovery, HBO, Netflix, NHK, Showtime, PBS and ZDF. Chalfen’s recent films include Southwest of Salem, Prescription Thugs, The Mind of Mark DeFriest, Silenced, Gone, The Revisionaries, Donor Unknown, War Don Don, Budrus and 39 Pounds of Love. Chalfen is a voting member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), a founding member of the DCTV Cinema Advisory Council, an Advisor to Sundance Institute’s Creative Producers Program, an Advisory Board Member of the Camden International Film Festival, and a fellow at the Disruptor Foundation.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

JOEL CHEATWOOD

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

LAURA SMITH

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

JOHN KINGSTON

CONTACT

Marketing

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646-449-9614

Acquisitions

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