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Who's Behind Endgame?
Filmmakers Cast Production Team
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SCOTT GOLDSTEIN
Endgame Creator
RICHARD E. HUTTON
Executive Producer
CAROL MARIN
Host
PHILLIP GOLDFARB
Producer “A Fork in the Road”
DAVID KACZYNSKI
Panelist
ANGELA FAIRHURST
Live Show Producer
MICHAEL JOSEPHSON
Panelist
LAWRENCE JORDAN
Live Show Director
JACKIE JOYNER KERSEE
Panelist
JEFF BEAL
Music Composer
ROMA MAFFIA as “Julia”
Cast
SCOTT GOLDSTEIN PRODUCTIONS
Production Company
DAWNN LEWIS as “Alison”
Cast
VULCAN PRODUCTIONS
Production Company
ARTIE MANDELBERG
Director “A Fork in the Road”
GOLDPOCKET INTERACTIVE
Synch-to-Broadcast Technology
CRAIG HOFFMAN
Endgame Show Producer, Writer
“A Fork in the Road”
TREE MEDIA GROUP
Web Site Development

ENDGAME CREATOR

Scott Goldstein imageSCOTT 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.

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HOST

Carol Marin imageCAROL 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.

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PANELISTS

Michael Josephson imageMICHAEL 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.

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David Kaczynski imageDAVID 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.

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Jackie Joyner Kersee imageJACKIE 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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CAST "A FORK IN THE ROAD"

Roma Maffia imageROMA 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.

Maffia debuted in director Ron Howard’s "The Paper," played Michael Douglas’ tough sexual harassment lawyer in "Disclosure" and was a regular on “Chicago Hope.”

Roma appeared in several independent films including David Ebersole’s "The Flowers of Albuquerque" and "Live and Learn".

Roma is best known for her role as the dedicated and intelligent Grace Alvarez, a forensic pathologist for the Violent Crimes Task Force on NBC’s prime time series “Profiler.” She also co-starred in "Eraser" and "Double Jeopardy" opposite Ashley Judd.

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Dawnn Lewis imageDAWNN 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 HBO’s “Dream On.”

She appeared in a number of films, notably Disney’s "Whispers," Lionel C. Martin’s "Before Now," Peter Shaner’s Nicholas and Keenan Ivory Wayan’s "I’m Gonna Git You Sucka".

Starring in the NBC 10-hour mini-series “The 10th Kingdom,” Lewis’s co-stars included John Larroquette, Dianne Weist, Rutger Hauer and Kimberly Williams. She also appeared in the HBO World Premiere “Under Pressure.”

Lewis moved audiences on stage as Angelique in Ted Lange’s “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 2000.

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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DIRECTOR "A FORK IN THE ROAD"

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 Day Now”

As a producer, Mandelberg worked closely with Warner Bros/ABC on “Leaving L.A.,” and Warner Bros/CBS on “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.”

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PRODUCER/WRITER "A FORK IN THE ROAD"

CRAIG HOFFMAN is an Emmy-nominated television writer and producer with such credits as “Family Guy,” “Evening Shade,” “The Wonder Years,” and “Murphy Brown.”

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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

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.

Before "Evolution," 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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PRODUCER "A FORK IN THE ROAD"

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.

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LIVE SHOW PRODUCER

ANGELA FAIRHURST'S extensive production credits include “2001 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards, ELO Zoom and Paul Simon “You’re the One” Concert From Paris.

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LIVE SHOW DIRECTOR

LAWRENCE JORDAN 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&E’S LIVE BY REQUEST” (The Series).

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MUSIC COMPOSER

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.

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PRODUCTION COMPANIES


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 for themselves.

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.

Our strength 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: www.goldsteinproductions.com

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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 Guns."

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 2001.

Vulcan Productions also worked with WGBH on "Cracking the Code of Life," a WGBH/NOVA Science Unit special on the human genome project.

Visit Vulcan Productions on the Web at: www.vulcan.com

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SYNCH-TO-BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY

GOLDPOCKET INTERACTIVE is the leading U.S. provider of two way iTV programming for set-top boxes, PCs, and wireless devices.

GoldPocket’s 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.

GoldPocket 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, Domino’s 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 major platforms.

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WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT

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 digital filmscapes.

Tree Media 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.

Please visit Tree Media Group on the Web at www.treemedia.com

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