GOLDSTEIN is a two-time Golden
Globe and Emmy Award winning producer/writer/director.
His credits include producing the "Today Show,"
"LA Law," Doogie Howser MD. He
created and wrote many of the core interactive exhibits
at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles and the soon
to open New York Tolerance Center.
MARIN is a Peabody and Emmy-award
winning journalist who was hailed for her stand in resigning
her position as local news anchor for NBC affiliate
WMAQ in Chicago rather than share the set with tabloid
television journalist Jerry Springer.
JOSEPHSON, founder of the
Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics and
organizer of the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition, serves
as the program's resident ethicist and will appear as
a panelist. Visit www.charactercounts.org.
KACZYNSKI, the man who turned
in his brother Unabomber Ted Kaczynski to the FBI, will
be a studio panelist. David will address, among other
things, the moral conflict between loyalty to a loved
one and the law.
JOYNER KERSEE is considered
by many to be the best female athlete ever, but that's
not all she's done. Aside from raising the standards
in heptathlon competition, she has comitted herself
to helping charities. Locally, as well as nationally,
she provides support for the Boys and Girls Club. Motivational
speaking is also something she excells at. Recently,
she has accepted the position of spokesperson for the
SuperChallenge. The SuperChallenge is a program designed
to raise $1,000,000 dollars for charity in one year.
Jackie Joyner Kersee is not only an exceptional athlete,
but a valuable member of society as well. Visit www.jjkbgc.org.
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MAFFIA as Julia
Born and raised in New York, Maffia began her acting
career playing the baroness in The Sound of Music
at her all-girls Catholic high school. She was a theater
major at the City College of New York and studies at
the Lee Strasberg Institute.
in director Ron Howards "The Paper,"
played Michael Douglas tough sexual harassment
lawyer in "Disclosure" and was a regular on
in several independent films including David Ebersoles
"The Flowers of Albuquerque" and "Live
Roma is best
known for her role as the dedicated and intelligent
Grace Alvarez, a forensic pathologist for the Violent
Crimes Task Force on NBCs prime time series Profiler.
She also co-starred in "Eraser" and "Double
Jeopardy" opposite Ashley Judd.
LEWIS as Alison
Lewis appeared for the first time as Jaleesa Vinson
in the TV production of A Different World.
Moving on from her role as Robin on Hangin
with Mr. Cooper, Lewis began a recurring role
on HBOs Dream On.
in a number of films, notably Disneys "Whispers,"
Lionel C. Martins "Before Now," Peter
Shaners Nicholas and Keenan Ivory Wayans
"Im Gonna Git You Sucka".
the NBC 10-hour mini-series The 10th Kingdom,
Lewiss co-stars included John Larroquette, Dianne
Weist, Rutger Hauer and Kimberly Williams. She also
appeared in the HBO World Premiere Under Pressure.
audiences on stage as Angelique in Ted Langes
The Marriage. Her role as a woman suffering
from schizophrenia garnered her a coveted NAACP Theatre
award for the Best Lead Actress in a play
Lewis has also
composed songs for artists such as the jazz great Grover
Washington Jr. and the legendary Nancy Wilson. She is
a graduate of Miami University.
She has been
honored with an ASCAP Award and 4 BMI Awards for Best
Song, a Grammy for Handel's "Messiah: A Soulful
celebration" and a Gold Record for her vocal performance
on the Take 6 album "So Much to Say".
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ARTIE MANDELBERG recently
produced and directed The MC Hammer Story
for Wilshire Court/VH1 production in 2001. That same
year, he directed the Hearst/Lifetime production When
Andrew Came Home.
Other TV credits
include Lifetime/Spelling productions Any Day
Now and The Division. Mandelberg directed
multiple episodes of Beverly Hills 90210
for Fox/Spelling productions.
Mandelberg has been nominated for several Emmy amd Golden
Awards. He won a Christopher Award for his work on Any
As a producer,
Mandelberg worked closely with Warner Bros/ABC on Leaving
L.A., and Warner Bros/CBS on Mr. & Mrs.
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is an Emmy-nominated television writer and producer
with such credits as Family Guy, Evening
Shade, The Wonder Years, and Murphy
RICHARD E. HUTTON
oversees the feature film and documentary teams at Vulcan
Productions and manages a variety of content partnerships,
business and distribution deals, and professional relationships
in the film, television and Internet worlds. Hutton
was formerly the executive producer of the critically
acclaimed PBS series "Evolution," co-produced
by the WGBH/NOVA Science Unit and CBSP.
Hutton was senior vice president of creative development
at Walt Disney Imagineering. There, he led the creative
team responsible for the design of all Disney three-dimensional
storytelling, such as theme parks and retail concepts.
Prior to Walt Disney Imagineering, Hutton was vice president
and general manager of the Disney Institute, where he
directed the transition of the organization from an
idea into an operating business.
Before Disney, Hutton was senior vice president, television
programming and production for WETA Television in Washington,
D.C., and earlier, director of public affairs programming
for WNET Television in New York. His projects have included
the award-winning "The Brain" (1984) and "The
Mind" (1988), as well as various books, medical
texts and articles for national publications including
The New York Times Magazine, Omni and Cosmopolitan.
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PHILLIP GOLDFARB was
a producer for LA Law: The Movie, Popular,
and Murder One. Additionally, Mr. Goldfarb
served as head of production for Steven Bochco Productions.
ANGELA FAIRHURST'S extensive
production credits include 2001 VH1 Vogue Fashion
Awards, ELO Zoom and Paul Simon Youre the
One Concert From Paris.
is an internationally acclaimed director of television
specials, live TV events, commercials, and concert films.
He has won or been nominated for numerous awards including
Emmy, Clio, Grammy, and Cable Ace. His work has appeared
on the BBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, TNT, MTV, A&E. His
credits include, HUMAN RIGHTS NOW STING/
B. SPRINGSTEEN/ P.GABRIEL/ T. CHAPMAN (HBO) IN
HIS OWN WORDS BILLY JOEL (A&E) A&ES
LIVE BY REQUEST (The Series).
JEFF BEAL'S credits
include the soundtrack to "Pollock", "The
Passion of Ayn Rand", and the new television series
"Monk". He has also recorded numerous albums
of his own jazz work.
SCOTT GOLDSTEIN PRODUCTIONS
is a story driven company, pushing the envelope of film,
television, documentaries and interactive experiences
by compelling the audience to reason, think and discover
Our goal is
to empower the viewer into making crucial decisions
that affect both their lives and the lives of others.
We believe that if you grab a person by the heart through
a great story, their minds will follow.
lies in our Emmy Award winning experience and a passion
for writing and production excellence. We have taken
our long experience in journalism ("Today Show")
and drama ("LA LAW") and fused these elements
in our multi-media museum work (The Museum of Tolerance
and the New York Tolerance Center).
We pride ourselves
on our ability to make complex ideas and history readily
understandable and entertaining.
Visit us at:
VULCAN PRODUCTIONS is
the independent film production company behind such
critically-acclaimed projects as Julie Taymor's "Titus"
(a Fox Searchlight release, starring Jessica Lange and
Anthony Hopkins) and the forthcoming "Far From
Heaven" directed by Todd Haynes and starring Julianne
Moore and Dennis Quaid.
Founded by investor and philanthropist
Paul G. Allen in 1997, and under the direction of president
Jody Patton, Vulcan Productions originates, develops
and finances creative and artistically-driven projects
that are compelling and unique. Feature projects include
the forthcoming "The Safety of Objects" by
Rose Troche (starring Glenn Close and Dermot Mulroney),
"Coastlines" by Victor Nunez, "The Luzhin
Defence" by Marleen Gorris (starring Emily Watson
and John Turturro), and John Sayles' "Men With
Vulcan Productions is currently in
production on "The Blues," a seven-part documentary
series from Executive Producer Martin Scorsese that
is set to premiere on PBS in 2003. Other Vulcan Productions
documentaries include Michael Apted's "Inspirations"
and "Me & Isaac Newton," as well as "Evolution,"
the renowned seven-part series and educational initiative,
co-produced by WGBH Boston, that premiered on PBS in
Vulcan Productions also worked with
WGBH on "Cracking the Code of Life," a WGBH/NOVA
Science Unit special on the human genome project.
Productions on the Web at: www.vulcan.com
GOLDPOCKET INTERACTIVE is
the leading U.S. provider of two way iTV programming
for set-top boxes, PCs, and wireless devices.
technologies and tools automate iTV content production
and distribution to reduce costs and create greater
value for television producers, networks, advertisers,
and cable and satellite operators.
has produced and/or distributed more than 3,000 hours
of iTV programming for major broadcast and cable networks
including CBS, Fox, Sony, The WB, Game Show Network,
Turner Networks, FremantleMedia (formerly Pearson Television),
Comedy Central, Discovery Networks, Cinemax, and Bravo.
Major advertisers including Procter & Gamble, Dominos
Pizza, Volvo, Kia and Audi have sponsored its programs.
In April 2002,
GoldPocket published the first iTV content evelopment
standards to bridge all major middleware and hardware
platforms. The standards enable producers to easily
develop iTV programming that can be distributed on all
TREE MEDIA GROUP
is a digital development and production company that
works with various organizations and media companies
to transform content across all media. Their technology
and global connections foster social and cultural exchanges
that range from international political dialogues to
Group is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
They handle every aspect of the development process
from design and information architecture, to programming,
systems integration and project management.
Tree Media Group on the Web at www.treemedia.com