Macy Phung was born and raised in the Bay Area of California. Her parents immigrated to the United States from Asia 27 years ago. She is 3/4 Chinese, and ¼ Vietnamese. Macy started acting, writing, and producing during her teen years. Macy’s short film A Ripple in Time (2013) is based on a true story about two sisters who deal with schizoaffective disorder and the uncertainty that lies in the future. It screened at the Scary Cow Film Festival in San Francisco and garnered critical acclaim, where audience members called the film a "huge leap forward in filming and so refreshingly personal" as well as "a courageous piece of soul, truth, and beauty". A Ripple in Time has led to the creation of Dance for World Peace film.
Joanne L. Harris is a screenwriter, filmmaker and an executive PR/marketing consultant. She studied screenwriting at several schools, including the prestigious Act One screenwriting program in Los Angeles and Palm Beach Atlantic University, including coursework in Redemptive Storytelling, Visual Dynamic Storytelling, and an advanced scriptwriting course with reknowned screenwriter, Janet Scott Batchler. She has juried four international script competitions, and has served as a script reviewer on over 70 scripts. Among her scripts is a family drama, which is currently in development.
Chhaya Mehta-Samtani’s first role in the industry was in the film Little Princess, followed by a brief appearance in the hit series Beverly Hills 90210. She also landed some TV commercials for MCI. Raising a family and a different career path took priority for some years, but Chhaya recently returned to acting with a small role in the feature film Tie the Knot. She has a strong passion for dancing of all forms, and is currently working on an autobiography covering her vast life experiences. Chhaya is a certified yoga instructor.
In 1976, while still a law student, Bruce became one of the co-founders of Chippendale's Male Exotic Dancers for which he remained the CEO until 1994. Bruce has established himself in the fields of film permits, set logistics, and site management. In the 2000’s, he transitioned to become an associate producer for business affairs and a development producer in films and television. Bruce became a co-founder of Janick Entertainment. He is also lecturing and mentoring at UCLA, his alma mater. Bruce is a Member of the Producers Guild of America and SAG/AFTRA.
Award-winning composer, orchestrator and producer Guy Renardeau (French-Dutch) studied at the Classical Music Department of Conservatorium Maastricht, where he cum laude graduated as performing musician (classical guitar), composer (orchestral arrangement) and teacher of music. While studying at the Maastricht Conservatorium, Guy was already admitted to Hubert Käppels international concert class at the famous Cologne University of Music (Hochschule für Musik Köln, Germany) as the only Dutch music student. Guy graduated cum laude (9) as Concertmeister from the Cologne University of Music.
Saul's film production background includes leading positions in story development, production and post production as well as artist management. He has worked on numerous major film and TV projects including James Cameron’s Avatar, Steven Spielberg's Tintin, and Marvel Studios’ Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2 and Thor. Saul also worked on the Cirque du Soleil IMAX feature film, as well as DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots and the Kung Fu Panda movies.