Eric Vale has spent over 15 successful years in the entertainment business as an actor, writer, producer, and director. Known around the world for his voice work in hit TV shows like Dragon Ball Z and One Piece, he has also been the voice director for many animated shows as well as the hugely successful Gearbox video game Borderlands 2 and, most recently, ADR director for the feature film Daylight’s End.
After writing and producing the feature film Chariot in 2012, Vale has spent the last couple of years in development on a few different feature films, all of which are currently in various levels of pre-production.
Legendary singer/songwriter Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band the Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. His fifth solo album, the electrifying "Frampton Comes Alive!", is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and remains one of the top-selling live records of all time.
Among his best known hits such as “Baby I Love Your Way”, “Do You Feel Like I Do”, and “Show Me the Way”, he also won the Best Pop Instrumental Album Grammy in 2007 for his album “Fingerprints”. Most recently, Mr. Frampton completed a tour in support of his latest release, the critically acclaimed “Acoustic Classics” in which he also held performances on “Conan,” SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” and “Artist Confidential,” and was featured on NPR’s “World Cafe” and “Tiny Desk Concert”—proving that this legendary performer continues to reinvent himself time and time again.
Director of Photography
Christopher Kingsley earned his degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Art – Cinematography where he was able to get hands-on experience and gain the reputation of a solid Cinematographer. While there he worked on Mirror, Mirror and Sara's Book, both SFA produced feature films. He currently lives and works as a freelance Director of Photography in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. He has worked on an extensive list of productions from corporate video to music videos to narrative shorts and features. He is best known for his work on Chariot (2013) and Something Happy (2012). He recently wrapped shooting the feature film Donovan, which is set to release 2017.
Olivia Cauthen is a Dallas-based filmmaker. She studied cinematography and digital media at Stephen F. Austin State University. She is the producer of eight short films and one feature film, Ten Years At Sea, of which she was also the writer, director, and editor. She has worked on a number of feature films as an assistant camera operator, including Christmas With The Dead and Chariot, in addition to serving as a production assistant on over 50 productions. She is an award-winning screenwriter who lives to make movies.
Ron Valderrama is a Dallas-based entrepreneur. A consummate supporter of filmmakers, Mr. Valderrama founded the streaming service Stream Now TV, Inc. two years ago to help creators find an audience. Mr. Valderrama's areas of focus are in streaming media, distribution, AVOD and SVOD.
Emilio B. Nicolas is a content attorney who represents and counsels a variety of domestic and international clients on matters involving entertainment, media, technology, privacy, and intellectual property. His practice includes intellectual property litigation and transactions, entertainment and media litigation and transactions, and intellectual property rights management, with emphasis on the areas of copyright, trademark, trade secret, and the rights of privacy and publicity.
Mr. Nicolas is a frequent speaker and author on the subjects of entertainment, media, internet, copyright, trademark, and the right of publicity. He is considered a leader among his peers having been consistently named a "Rising Star" by Thomson Reuters since 2012, and elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.