David and Daniel Holechek (co-Directors and Producers) are veteran filmmakers from Los Angeles, CA. As co-directors and producers, they have shepherded seven feature-length films to International distribution including the 2014 feature film 'Ragamuffin' and this year's award-winning documentary feature film 'High School 9-1-1.' The twins have won over 50 domestic and international filmmaking awards including the CINE Master's Series Award, The Truly Moving Pictures' Crystal Heart Award and jury awards from such renowned film festivals as the Boulder International, Maui and Heartland Film Festivals.
Online, their short film work has racked up over 12 million views. In 2016 David served as head of production and director of photography for the SXSW Official Selection 'Smiling Man' that went on to screen at over 70 film festivals around the brothers' 2012 short film, 'A Finger, Two Dots Then Me' has screened at nearly 100 film festivals around the world and is still screening to this day.
The brothers co-own Duality Filmworks - a versatile production company with credits spanning from broadcast television to music videos to national commercial spots. Company credits include productions with HBO, ABC Family, A&E, Comedy Central, Animal Planet, Spike TV, Millennium Entertainment, Centric and E! As prolific television editors, the brothers have overseen over 200 hours of broadcast television shows including 2-time Emmy-nominated 'Wahlburgers' on A&E, Animal Planet's 'Pit Bulls and Parolees' and Spike's Deadliest Warrior.David also edited Fox Sports' Emmy-Nominated 'Replay' and the multi award-winning biography piece 'A Soldier's Story'.
Originally from Chicago, Tony Gapastione (Producer) has been acting in theater, commercials, and film for over twenty-five years. He's spent time on film, commercial, and industrial sets as a Sag-Aftra actor for over a decade. In 2013 he started writing, producing and directing his own projects. He's had short films in festivals all around the world, and now he's seeking to write, produce, and direct feature films. He's passionate about human stories, social justice, and finding collaborative ways to create film and TV that engages audiences in life changing conversations. He and his wife Wendy have three daughters and live in Northern California. www.tonygap.com
Edward Portillo (Producer) posseses the unique ability to take a great idea and bring it to life.He has produced reality television, film, and stage production for clients that include http://NewReleaseToday.com the largest Christian music website, Gabe Salazar - America's #1 latino youth speaker, and Mars Hill Church Seattle. He was acknowledged for his accomplishments by Latino Leaders magazine and featured as one of the up and coming young leaders to follow. His writing and acting have been featured in the first-ever viral video-turned-feature film, "305" He also has over 8 years of experience working on film sets as a liaison between production companies and the city of Los Angeles park and recreation. He worked on set with such notable talent as George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Adam Sandler, Jim Carrey, Michelle Pfeiffer, David Duchovny, Christina Ricci, Kim Kardashian and Paul Thomas Anderson.
Terry Lu (Producer) graduated from Chapman University's esteemed film program and has worked with prolific filmmakers like Steve Oedekerk on hit films like 'Kung Pao' and O Entertainment's Thumbmation projects. He is on the board at San Francisco City Impact and brings an invaluable knowledge of Pastor Huang, the organization and the true story at the core of '33 Days.'