Roger has worked in the costume and wardrobe department for almost 20 years. In his time he has worked as a costumer, costume supervisor, and costume designer. He is most noted for his work on Oceans Twelve, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and Twilight.
A seasoned musician with 20 years of industry experience. Alfred spent 7 years working with The Walt Disney Company as a musician, composer, arranger and producer. Having mentored under legends, he continues to collaborate with many notable musicians, artists, and composers.
With nearly 30 years of industry experience working as both an editor and sound editor, Michael has worked on major motion pictures throughout the years such as Minority Report, Catch Me If You Can, and Saving Private Ryan.
Clint hails from Amarillo Texas and is the production designer for The Hatred. Prior to his work on The Hatred he has worked on major motion pictures such as Star wars, Indiana Jones, and Star Trek.
A veteran in the industry with nearly 30 years of experience. With vast experience in the camera and electrical department Connor is also a director and cinematographer. He has worked on legendary projects and Oscar winning films such as Fight Club, Birdman, and The Revenant.
Ryan Freimann has spent over a decade in the business and legal affairs side of the film industry, having spent the first six years of his career with Paramount Pictures, starting in the Motion Pictures Legal Department, and quickly rising through the ranks where he ended up in Motion Pictures Business Affairs.
During his time at Paramount, Ryan helped oversee a number of Overall Producer Deals (including those with Bad Robot, The Montecito Picture Company, Mary Parent, and Happy Madison) as well as all the above-the-line deals on some of Paramount’s biggest films, including the Mission Impossible and Star Trek franchises, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Rango, Super 8, Cloverfield, and others.
Ryan left Paramount to serve as SVP of Business and Legal Affairs at Trancas International Films, Inc., where in addition to helping develop new projects and opportunities for the company, Ryan served as legal counsel and Executive Producer on Malek Akkad’s directorial debut “Free Fall,” which starred Sarah Butler, D.B. Sweeney, and Malcolm McDowell among others. As Executive Producer on “The Hatred”, Ryan was solely responsible for all of the financial, business, and legal aspects of production, including financing arrangements, talent deals, guild matters, and worldwide distribution.
Ryan also serves as SVP of Compass International Pictures, Inc., where he serves to maintain, expand, and bring to new audiences the classic Halloween film, which was released nearly 40-years ago. In so doing, Ryan has helped bring Halloween and Michael Myers back to the big screen, to theme park rides, video games, art, vinyl records, toys, and countless other outlets.
A graduate of the University of Southern California Film School, Malek Akkad is a twenty five-year veteran of the entertainment industry. Under his guidance, Trancas International Films, has evolved into a diverse entertainment company, involved in production, distribution, management, music publishing and merchandising.
Akkad has produced the last five installments of the successful Halloween franchise, distributed by Dimension Films, and is currently producing the next installment of Halloween. Some other producing credits include Walking After Midnight, The Psychic Murders, Made In Brooklyn, the recently completed, Free Fall, and the documentary, Halloween: 25 Years of Terror.
Recently, Akkad produced the remake of the classic horror film, Halloween, and the sequel, Halloween II, with writer/director Rob Zombie. The remake was number one opening weekend, and holds the record for the highest grossing Labor Day opening in history. It has gone on to gross over one hundred million worldwide. He is currently in pre-production oh the next installment of Halloween, Written by David Gordon Green and Danny McBride and Directed by Green, to be released in Fall, 2018.
As a director, Akkad has numerous commercials and music videos to his credit, including clients such as Coke-a-Cola, Nike, McDonalds, and artists like Quincy Jones, RedOne, Lo-Ball, Simon Shaheen & Kazem. He also directed the feature film, The Psychic Murders, starring James Russo, Henry Rollins, and Terry Farrell. He is currently developing The Princess of Alhambra, a sweeping historical epic set in medieval Spain, based on a script by Oscar winning screenwriter, Robert Bolt. He directed and produced the feature film, Free Fall, starring Malcolm McDowell and D.B. Sweeney, for Anchor Bay Films, released in Fall 2014. He is currently in production on a documentary focusing on the life his late father, Moustapha Akkad, the making of his epic film, The Message (1977), it’s controversial release and it’s cultural impact.
Akkad’s company, Trancas, also manages a vibrant film library, including titles such as Halloween, Halloween 4, Halloween 5, Hell Night, and Lion of the Desert. It also runs a merchandising department, and the music publishing company, Jack-O-Lantern Music. Trancas has recently opened television and management divisions, with several projects in development, and a roster of recognizable talent.
Kehoe is an award winning ﬁlmmaker whose debut as a writer, director & producer received critical acclaim for his short ﬁlm “SECOND DANCE” and was accepted to The Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin Film Festival. While at Sundance he was approached by Prism Entertainment to direct an action/thriller script he wrote titled “DOMINION”.
He went on to direct and produce another award winning dramatic short titled: “NOW DEPARTING”. His next ﬁlm, he wrote produced and directed, was a drama/thriller feature ﬁlm titled “THE ART OF A BULLET”, which was highly successful in the foreign territories. He created a production service company that served multi million dollar productions in Hollywood and over seas such as the Mission Impossible franchise starring Tom Cruise, the J.J. Abrams “Star Trek” franchise.
He’s been part of productions in China, Budapest, Korea, Japan, New Zealand just to name a few. He’s educated himself on the distribution and market in those territories for ﬁlm. He created a concept series for the Food Network and directed a television special titled “CATERING IMPOSSIBLE” that featured Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames and Lawrence Fishburne. This special spawned a number of series for the Food Network such as “Dinner Impossible”, “Restaurant Impossible”, “Hotel Impossible” and many more.
Kehoe won an award at Comic Con for writing and directing his short super hero ﬁlm he conceived titled: “THE DARK AGENT” and has continued to develop projects under his banner. He has directed numerous commercials and was recruited to write a comedy feature titled “THE BIRTHDAY” for Scott Gardenhour and Tim Story of Michael Bay’s company; The Institute through Arthur Spivak.
In 2015, Kehoe won 34 awards for his short horror ﬁlm titled “HUSH” and won the prestigious Wes Craven Award. The feature script was then picked up by Malek Akkad, the producer of the “Halloween” franchise for Kehoe to direct the feature version he wrote titled “THE HATRED” to be released in September of 2017 through Lionsgate produce by Tommy Harper and Malek Akkad.
Kehoe alone has handled the promotions for the ﬁlm which has now gained incredible response all over the world through a grass roots marketing he educated himself from the short ﬁlm journey. Kehoe’s is set to direct a ﬁlm with producing partner Tommy Harper (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), the ﬁlm is a Sci Fi feature he penned titled “KEFLAVIK” for TrueNorth on location in Iceland in early 2018.
Kehoe has written the television series for Evolving Pictures “NECROSCOPE” from the best selling book series by Brian Lumley to be presented to Netﬂix. Michael Kehoe has a collection of screenplays he has written over the years from thriller to comedy to high adventure.