Louis Nader - Producer

Louis attended USC film school in the 1980's. He worked as a Producer/Director mainly at two companies, Propaganda Films and Cineville where he produced music videos and feature films. His resume includes the feature films "Kitchen Privileges" starring Peter Sarsgaard, "Swimming with Sharks" starring Kevin Spacey and "The Crew" starring Viggo Mortensen. He made his directing debut with "Seagull" starring Julianne Nicholson and Jason Antoon. Louis currently owns and operates Cryptologic Digital with partner Malek Akkad. Cryptologic is among the preeminent digital post facilities working on every from commercials, music videos and feature films.


Nabil Mechi – Editor

Nabil played music at an early age and had a band by his early teens. He won a scholarship to study film making at the California Institute of the Arts in 1982. He completed his master thesis film "The Buffer Zone" and graduated from Cal Arts in 1985. Nabil became a cinematographer and a documentary filmmaker in the early stage of his career that led to a lot of traveling in the States, Europe and the Middle East. Nabil & Raphael Smadja received the "Kodak Prix De Tournage" in Avignon for their cinematography work on Maggie May. Film and Video editing was always dominant in Nabil's carrier. Throughout the years, he has edited many films, documentaries and commercials. Since 1993, he has edited nearly 350 music videos, many of those award winning, for artists such as Sting, Britney Spears, Beyonce and Smashmouth to Santana, Kid Rock, Jewel, Roots and Babyface. Rihanna's "Umbrella" won the 2007 VMA MTV "Best Video of the Year". Britney Spears "Piece of Me" won the 2008 VMA MTV "Best Video of the Year".


Hollywood Production Team

Katharina Wressing – Production Coordinator

After an early acting career in musical theatre and film in Austria, Katharina moved to the United States to study Theatre at the Stella Adler Conservatory in New York and at USC in Los Angeles. Setting her sights on directing she worked in music video production at Propaganda Films in Los Angeles and produced two features; "Kitchen Privileges" starring Peter Sarsgaard and "Seagull" starring Julianne Nicholson, which she also co-starred in. To complete her knowledge of all aspects of filmmaking Katharina completed a graduate screenwriting program at Writers Bootcamp in Los Angeles and has since co-written several screenplays. She is currently directing a Nike commercial starring "Ekin", a dancing alien.


Jason Howey – Visual Effects Coordinator

Jason has been in the film industry creating visual effects for over 8 years. Jason grew up in Indianapolis Indiana. Before moving out to LA Jason learned all that he could technically from computer graphics books and artistically as a Fine Arts Major at Ball State University. He worked as a Lead Artist for many years at Reality Check Studios until he decided to go on his own creating Howey Digital Inc. In making friends with VFX supervisors and Editors he's been able to bid and work on several movies through Howey Digital including: Drag Me To Hell, Michael Jackson's This Is It, The Switch, Something Borrowed, and Bay Town Disco. He recently has joined forces with Bruce Jones creating a new company Hollywood Visual Effects focusing on fully animated commercials and film VFX.


Bruce Jones– Visual Effects Supervisor


Rabat, Morocco Production Team

John Leonetti, ASC – Director of Photography

John R. Leonetti, ASC began his career as an assistant cameraman and camera operator working with such great cinematographers as Vittorio Storaro and his brother Matt Leonetti, and with such directors as Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Soon thereafter, Walter Hill asked John to be the Director of Photography on one of the first "Tales From The Crypt" episodes entitled "The Man Who Was Death". This episode earned John a nomination for a CableAce Award for Best Cinematography. John subsequently worked with many "Tales" directors including Peter Medak, Tom Hanks, and John Frankenheimer. John went on to achieve three more CableAce nominations for his work on "Tales From The Crypt".

John proceeded to collaborate with John Frankenheimer on the films "Against The Wall" starring Kyle MacLachlan and Samuel L. Jackson and "The Burning Season" starring Raul Julia, which won the Golden Globe for Best Picture.

John has shot such films as "The Mask" starring Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz, "Detroit Rock City", "The Scorpion King", "Honey" starring Jessica Alba, "The Woods" starring Patricia Clarkson and Tilda Swinton, and two soon-to-be released films directed by James Wan: Universal's "Dead Silence" and "Death Sentence" starring Kevin Bacon.

In recent years, John has been a a roll with many successful projects in a row starting with "Pirahna 3D" for Dimension and Alex Aja and continuing with "Insidious" produced by the Paranormal Activity team and his close friend and collaborator James Wan ("Saw").

"Insidious" was produced for $1 million and has received over $50 million in domestic box office alone. John went on to shoot "Soul Surfer" directed by Sean Mc Namara. It was picked up by Sony Pictures and released by Film District who also released "Insidious". Both pictures were in the top ten listed films for over 8weeks. Most recently John shot the pilot episode for "The River", a ABC/Dreamworks co-production and it has been picked up and will start shooting in Hawaii late summer of 2011.


Kellie Madison – Co-Producer

Kellie Madison has been writing, producing and directing for over ten years. In a short time she has amassed a reputation for developing quality projects including the award winning film "Bathtub Picnic," and connected with Clark Peterson, the producer of the Oscar Winning film "Monster" to produce her latest completed project, the feature film "Dear Mr. Gacy," starring William Forsythe. The movie was based on a New York Times Best Selling book entitled, "The Last Victim" by Jason Moss and Jeffrey Kottler about Jason's real-life chilling encounter with infamous serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Since then Kellie has been writing, producing and developing several feature length projects including the high concept comedies, "The Lineup" and "The Abolition of Sex," a suspense thriller called, "Windows," "Box Castle," a drama and a science fiction feature entitled, "Under." Kellie's thrilled to be embarking on the journey of making, "Machine Man" a film about a man struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Kellie's passion is to tell stories that inspire, entertain and move people.


Production Services – Morocco

Khadija Alami / K Films – Production Manager

Graduated from French university of Lille in Economical Science Worked in the film business for the last 25 years, features films like Spies like us by John Landis, Ishtar by Elaine May, Hideous Kinky by Gillies Mackinon, Home of the brave by Irwin Winkler etc ...

and many TV series like Young Indiana Jones chronicles, and many others for BBC, ABC, Channel 4 etc ...

In Morocco, produced 6 short films, Telefilm and 2 feature films in development.

Next important project, studios facilities in Ouarzazate


Post Production Services – Morocco

Dino Sebati / Sigma – Post Production Supervisor

Founded in 1989 by Dino Sebti, Sigma Technologies rapidly developed into Moroccos's premier Production and Post Production House. Today, Sigma's highly motivated team is dedicated to innovative and creative thinking to enhance our clients' projects. Our incomparable know-how covers Television, Advertising, Events, Corporate communication and Cinema. Always in search of excellence, Sigma is renowned as a forerunner in its field both Nationally and Internationally.


Production Services – Dubai

Ziad Batal / All 4 Media – Line Producer

Tapping over 20 years of broad experience in televised programming, live event management, Commercials, Documentaries, Branding and marketing, with projects spanning from Los Angeles to Vancouver to Dubai, Ziad Batal has created and produced over 47 television projects, and full length feature film, Ziad founded All 4 Media, one of the most prominent film and television production companies in the Middle East, with branch offices in Los Angeles, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. He is creator, consultant and executive producer of many reality shows including "Hydra Executive Reality show 26 episodes", Paris Hilton My BFF" "Pamela Anderson series in Abu Dhabi" "Abu Dhabi adventure Challenge 9 epsiodes", "Good Morning Arabia 280 episodes," "Street Smarts Reality Series 56 episodes" "Shake the Pitch" Batal is about to embark on a journey around the world to shoot the reality series called the Volvo Ocean Racing"

Batal also produced talk and sports programs for all of the major networks in the Middle East. Having created and registered more than a dozen reality-based and variety formats, Batal has produced several made-for-TV specials and television pilots and served as executive producer of other film and television projects including "The Arabian Music Awards. Batal just successfully produced the "The Noble Humanitarian Awards" in Los Angeles and Abu Dhabi. Batal also developed and produced the Jordan Awards in 2010.


Production Services – Qatar

Ziad Thomas Tomaserra / Film Motion – Production Manager