Randy Hamilton | Writer/Director

Randy Hamilton was born in Pasadena and grew up in Newport Beach, California. His career pursuits moved him to the Bay Area, where he spent 30 years enjoying the culture and beauty of Northern California. He returned to Newport Beach about five years ago to make this movie.

His passion for filmmaking compelled him to embark on his first creative journey with a dance documentary collaboration. He has worked on several dance related documentaries, notably the “Toe to Toe” series with San Francisco’s ODC Dance company and the University of California, Berkeley.

Previously, Randy worked in the pharmaceutical industry. In 1989 he co-founded Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1999.

Tony Horvath | Producer

Tony Horvath is a lifetime Newport Beach resident. He became a high school teacher and coach in his early career and moved into the cruise line industry.

He was initially the Fitness Manager and eventually became the Cruise Director, a position in which he thoroughly utilized his communication skills to ensure that everyone had a great time. Later Tony moved into sales and currently works in the automotive industry. The football documentary had been a dream of his for many years; now it is a reality.

Taylor O’Sullivan | Producer

Taylor O’Sullivan has experience in all facets of film production from pre to post-production and everything in between. Taylor has produced several acclaimed documentary and narrative films over the past eight years.

Taylor’s passion for documentary film was ignited when she had the opportunity to make a documentary about sex trafficking in Cameroon, Africa. Her film “Notre Joi Notre Vie” aired on PBS in the spring of 2010. In May 2011 Taylor was invited to attend the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival in France on behalf of her short narrative film “Election Day” which she produced in the fall of 2010.

Taylor graduated from Chapman University in May 2012 with a BFA in Creative Film Producing and a minor in Leadership. In the future she hopes to continue producing both narrative and documentary films that affect social change in the world.

Atticus Culver-Rease | Writer/Editor

Atticus grew up around Monterey, California, where he watched movies and taught himself how to edit tape-to-tape by connecting two VCRs together.

After graduating from the Film Studies program at UC Berkeley, Atticus spent four years working for a post-production company in San Francisco where he shot and edited corporate films and documentaries. He traveled to New York, Hong Kong and the UK as a director of photography and cut a documentary feature directed by Jonathan Gruber called “Life Is a Banquet” about the life and career of actress Rosalind Russell, which was broadcast on PBS and screened in a number of film festivals.

More recently, Atticus has edited a series of videos for the album “Americana” by Neil Young & Crazy Horse in which archival film footage was used to create nontraditional music videos for 11 songs.

Phil Marshall | Composer

Phil Marshall is a native Southern Californian and is the son of television composer Jack Marshall. Phil attended the University of California Irvine, majoring in Research Psychology and Music Composition. While at UCI, he wrote music for many acclaimed television commercials with companies such as IBM, Mattel, Yamaha, Xerox, Carl’s Jr, Subaru, and Mazda.

In 1986 French director Lazlo Papas came to America looking for a talented music student to compose music for his short film “End of the Rainbow.” Respected for his classical symphonic work, Phil was highly recommended to score this unique art film that has subsequently won awards at eight film festivals worldwide, including Best Film Score in Chicago. This steered his career toward feature films and television.

When not composing or playing guitar, Phil can be found participating in extreme sport competitions. He is a two-time National Sailing Champion, has competed professionally as a surfer, and has been on the pro windsurfing tour. 
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Kyle Chandler | Narrator

Kyle Martin Chandler is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Deputy Jackson Lamb in the film “Super 8,” and for his roles in the television shows Early Edition as Gary Hobson, Grey’s Anatomy as Dylan Young, and in Friday Night Lights as Coach Eric Taylor, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2011.

As a drama major at the University of Georgia, Kyle met and was signed by an ABC scout in a 1988 talent search. Kyle has worked steadily in television and may be best remembered as the minor league ballplayer Jeff Metcalf in the drama Homefront set in the 1940s or as Gary Hobson on Early Edition with co-star Fisher Stevens. His work on Homefront led to a role in George Strait’s feature film “Pure Country” and to a part in “Mulholland Falls.”
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Ed Clements | Announcer

Ed Clements is in his 22nd year as Talk Show host for KLBJ-AM. Ed wears many hats for Emmis Austin Radio. Besides his duties as Talk Show host for Austin’s Morning News, Ed also contributes every morning to KLBJ-FM and KGSR-FM with sports commentary. Ed also spends the 6-7pm hour with Jeff Ward talking sports and life issues.

Ed is involved with several organizations in Austin. He is a past board member of the American Heart Association, Junior League of Austin and currently serves as a board member of the Capitol of Texas Alzheimer’s Association. Ed is known as one of the leading MCs for corporate, charity and political events. Clements was the MC for President George W. Bush for both inaugural parades and a Presidential dinner in January 2005.

Clements also works closely with Austin golf, working with two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw and volunteering for the Fed-Ex Kinko’s classic and the First Tee of Austin. Clements is married and the father of two sons, ages 14 and 11.