PHIL ALLOCCO - Director, Writer & Producer

has garnered over 40 awards and nominations for his films and screenplays in categories such as Best Director, Best Narrative Feature, Best Short Film, Best Screenplay, Gran Jury Award, Special Jury Award, and Audience Choice. He’s won a Clio Award for directing the History’s “Roots” campaign and an “Effie Award” for Bank of America’s mini-doc series that aired during History’s ‘America the Story of Us.’ He was one of the short-listed directors picked by Steven Spielberg from a world-wide search of over 12,000 directors for his US TV series On the Lot for FOX TV, produced by Spielberg and Mark Burnett. His current film 'The Truth About Lies,' starring Fran Kranz, Odette Annable, Chris Diamantopoulos, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Colleen Camp and scored by Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz will be released in fall of 2017.

With an extensive background in the visual arts, new media, and music, Allocco began his career as a musician and singer/songwriter. He was the driving force behind two bands that were under contract with MCA and Def Jam/Mercury records. Law and Order released two international records with MCA, Guilty of Innocence, and Rites of Passage, and toured with acts such as Pearl Jam and Blind Melon. Dogma was signed to Def Jam/Mercury and released Feeding the Future. After the Law and Order hosted thirty writers at a national press conference in Memphis, TN, Allocco was awarded honorary citizen and given the key to the city.

STEVE CARR - Producer

Though widely known for directing such box office hits as Next Friday, Daddy Day Care and Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Steve Carr began his career as a fine artist and illustrator. His collaborative nature and love for popular music quickly led to a career in the music business where he founded the iconic hip-hop design studio, The Drawing Board. For over a decade, his album covers and music videos helped put hip-hop images in the forefront of popular culture.

Steve continues to direct television and film, including the CBS Films ensemble comedy, The Wedding Guests, and the Rob Riggle & Tom Lennon buddy-comedy,The Boondoggle. He is producing a slate of both film and television, including the AMC series, Sherman's March (with Racheal Horowitz); a film version of the Platinum Studios comic book, Meet the Haunteds (with Queen Latifa/Flavor Unit); a single camera comedy series, Nursery University (with Andrew Lazar/Mad Chance); the comedy series, The Front (with Scott Mednick).


Jason Taragan , started producing in the early 90's quickly becoming the go to producer for many talented directors. Working as a producer/executive producer Taragan oversaw hundreds of music videos and commercials between 1992 and 2004. Conceiving, budgeting, booking, producing to great success, jobs for top tier clients like Toyota, Sprite, Sony, Def Jam, Universal and others. While delivering videos for; Jay-Z, Redman, Wu-Tang Clan, Nelly, Missy Elliot, Ludacris, Fifty-Cent, Notorius B.I.G., Carlos Santana, Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Wyclef, Common and directors including Steve Carr, Brett Ratner, Hype Williams, Paul Hunter, Marcus Raboy.


Isen Robbins and Aimee Schoof co-founded Intrinsic Value Films in 1998 and have since produced more than 30 feature films. Of those, eight have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, including 2015, four at the Tribeca Film Festival, three at SXSW and one at Toronto, Venice, opening night film of the New Directors/ New Films, and Berlin International to name a few. Intrinsic's films have been distributed world wide and have been honored with many awards and nominations, including winning a Sundance Special Grand Jury prize, and being nominated for five Independent Spirit awards and four Gotham awards. Included in this are two Indie Spirit nominations for Isen and Aimee as a producers, one in 2014. Intrinsic continues to actively finance and sell films.

Past films include, Blue Caprice (Isiaiah Washington, Tim Blake Nelson, Joey Lauren Adams) The Alphabet Killer (Eliza Dushku, Cary Elwes, Timothy Huton), XX/XY (Mark Ruffalo, Kathleen Robert- son), The Skeptic (Zoe Saldana, Tom Arnold, Timothy Daly), Hebrew Hammer (Judy Greer, Adam Goldberg, Andy Dick, Mario Van Peebles), Brother to Brother (Anthony Mackie, Daniel Sunjata). They recently wrapped Principle photography on Michael Almereyda's Experimenter (Peter Sarsgaard, Winona Ryder, John Leguizamo, Kellan Lutz, Anton Yelchin, Taryn Manning).

Robbins and Schoof are board members and executives of the publicly traded Red Giant Entertainment, a comic book publishing and media company.

KIM JACKSON - Producer

Kim is Producer & President of Evotion Media, formally Streetwise Pictures, overseeing the project slate from development to distribution. Most recently, Kim has produced the critically acclaimed and profitable, BLUE CAPRICE, starring Isaiah Washington, Tim Blake Nelson and Joey Lauren Adams.

Kim began at Disney in Business Development, where she learned how to guide projects from script to screen. She then worked with Universal Pictures for Steven Spielberg's MUNICH and Spike Lee's INSIDE MAN, understanding the technicalities of how to deliver on a studio film platform.

Since 2006, Kim has been the driving force behind more than a dozen award-winning and theatrically released indie films including, CHILDREN OF GOD and GUNHILL ROAD. She is an alumnus of Simmons College.


Colleen's Film/TV Producer credits include: An American Rhapsody (starring Scarlett Johansson, Nastassja Kinski & Tony Goldwyn), five AIP Creature Features for HBO with Stan Winston and Sam Arkoff, "Earth vs the Spider," "How To Make A Monster," "The Day The World Ended," "She Creature," "Teenage Caveman,". Earlier films include "City Girl," "Shattered Image" and the documentary "The Cream Will Rise." Colleen's first theatre productions, as a producer, were "Room 105" based on the life of Janis Joplin with Sophie B. Hawkins at the Macha Theatre, Los Angeles in 2012, and "Strangers on a Train," which she produced with Barbara Broccoli, at the Gielgud Theatre in London in 2013/2014. She also recently produced "Love Letters" on Broadway with Barbara Broccoli. Upcoming films as an Actress/Producer also include Eli Roth's "Lake Mead," "Knock Knock" starring Keanu Reeves, the "Truth About Lies," and also Peter Bogdanovich's "She's Funny That Way" with Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston and two David O. Russell projects.

TIM DEGRAYE - Producer

John T. Degraye always dreamed of scoring for film and television when he was young, but his life and family led him in other directions. After an extensive and varied career in hospitality and the oil and gas industry, he finally started pursuing his passion for composing by writing music for television commercials. He co-composed the score for writer/director Lee Madsen's second feature film, Happy In The Valley. In addition to his producing credit for Hated, debuting at Cannes - 2011, he also composed the film's score.

Janice Fidler / Blondel Aidoo / Deborah Maguire
Executive Producers

Nadine C. Licostie / Connie Grazia

Peter Mariuzza
Director of Photography

Deana Sidney
Production Designer

Kama Royz
Costume Designer

Nick Carew / Èva Gàrdos

Adam Horovitz
Original Music

Salvadore Poe
Additional Music

Marc Pollack / Todd Sullivan
Music Supervisors

Sig De Miguel / Stephen Vincent
Casting Directors