Film Maker Biographies

Producer – Kara Kurcz
Kara Kurcz has produced in television for over 13 years. She has worked for a wide range of networks including: ABC, NBC, FOX, MTV and Tru TV. She met Brian in 2000, on the set of ABC’s “The Mole”. Brian and Kara were married in May of 2007.
Co-Producer – Brian Matthew Lee
Brian Lee has worked in television for over a decade, both as an editor and producer. He has produced a wide variety of reality shows from the crime-based “America’s Most Wanted”, to talks shows such as the “Tyra Banks Show”. Brian and Kara have collaborated since 2001. He currently works in the editorial department at 51 Minds.
Co-Producer – Salvador Rios
With over 11 years in television, co-producer Salvador Rios has produced shows for respected networks like NBC/Universal, A&E and The Biography Channel. His diverse experience in production has helped him develop a sharp sense of storytelling.
Co-Producer – Carol Marren
From talk shows to docudramas, Carol has produced for television both in the field and in post for over 7 years. Her resume boasts hit shows such as; “The Talk”, “Tyra Banks Show”, and Discovery’s “Deliver Me”.
Lead Editor – Matthew J. Rubolino
Editor Matthew Rubolino started cutting on Avid at age 15. By 24, he was nominated for 2 Emmy’s and has worked on hit network shows such as, “Tyra Banks Show” and cable cult classics such as “Scream Queens.”
Carl Johnson – Director of Photography
Carl Johnson grew up in rural America before launching a career in cinematography. His resume includes TV shows such as; Tru TV’s “Southern Fried Stings”, MTV’s “Busted”, and music video’s like Korn’s “Throw Me Away.”
Cody Westheimer – Original Score
Cody Westheimer has composed compelling scores for 17 dramatic features, 12 documentary features and dozens of TV shows. Cody is a magna cum laude graduate of USC’s prestigious Thornton School of Music.