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Rick Finkelstein | CEO/Producer/Executive Producer | imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Rick was raised in South Florida by two parents that were self-made successful business people. At an early age it was instilled in him that you never have a second chance to make a first impression and that if you are going to do something, then make it the best and give nothing less than 110% of your effort. His strive for perfection and desire to be the best at whatever he does is the fuel that pushes him to work 24/7/365 to make himself, his projects, and everyone around him successful.

After studying business and finance at the Universvity of Florida, Rick went on to work in the banking and real estate industry for over 20 years. During that time he always knew that he had a love for the entertainment industry. As a published author and former owner of a successful music company, he realized that the entertainment industry was his passion.

Rick teamed up with Steven Chase and became the Executive Producer at Factory Entertainment Group and took on the task of running the day-to-day business of growing the company to a level that is synonymous with excellence and integrity. His vision is to create films that the public wants to see, that the film industry respects, and that are cost efficient and make all of their investors a profit that out performs any of the traditional investments in the marketplace.

With three films under his belt, one in pre-production and over ten more waiting in the wings, it is easy to say that Rick Finkelstein's name and reputation will be around for a long time to come.


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Steven Chase | Actor/Producer/Executive Producer | imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Although Steven was a natural behind the camera, his true love was to be in front of it. He started off just hanging around movie sets and it wasn't long before he became an extra in over 50 movies. He had a keen eye and a natural ability to direct people and create a product that was far beyond his years. This just fed his desire and propelled him to go to the next level and appear in over a dozen films. As an Actor, he has refined his craft and has recently starred in "How Sweet It Is" and "Bus Driver", and is currently preparing for another starring role, as well as a Major Block Buster to be released in 2016.

 


 

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Thomas VanOver/Capital Alliance Productions |
Co-Producer |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Thomas VanOver, CEO/Executive Producer for Capital Alliance Productions has joined forces with Entertainment Factory. The collaboration of Mr. VanOver and Rick Finkelstein and Steven Chase of Entertainment Factory has been a long time in the making.

These two companies will be combining their talents and expertise to create a production team that offers every aspect of production services. They presently have 3 films in Pre-Production and many more in Development.

Capital Alliance Productions stellar reputation, along with Mr. VanOver’s commitment to excellence, is the reason that they were sought out by Entertainment Factory. It is their dedication to the final product that sets them apart from other companies, and the reason why they are the perfect fit to Co-Produce with Entertainment Factory.


 

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Art Feuerborn | Legal Council |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Art Feuerborn has been a practicing attorney for over 15 years and a businessman for more than 30 years. A Southern California native, Art is a second-generation American on his mother’s side and a 10 th generation American on his father’s side. His many clients include producers, musicians, actors and artists. Art brings his diverse experience, creativity and talent to Entertainment Factory in support of their mission for integrity and excellence in the entertainment industry.

 

 

 

 


 

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Felissa Rose | Associate Producer |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Felissa Rose has been heavily involved in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. She holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and has consistently worked in TV, Film, and Theatre. Felissa has cultivated 100+ films and has assisted both in front of and behind the camera. She is a consultant with Fangoria Magazine, as she travels around the country, signing autographs at film conventions, while producing films and music videos. Felissa is considered one of horror's top scream queens, and is best known for her work in the cult classic franchise "Sleepaway Camp", and in 2004 reprised her role as Angela Baker in the cult hit film "Return to Sleepaway Camp". She's also been sought after by several notorious filmmakers and directors to contribute to acclaimed documentaries such as "Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film,' "His Name Was Jason," and "Something To Scream About."

Felissa most recently produced award winning music videos for the Metal band Slayer, and has been the Associate Producer on the acclaimed horror film Death House and the Mob Comedy Garlic & Gunpowder. Felissa acted in both movies, and they are slated for releases in 2017. She will continue to serve as an Associate Producer and assist in the coordinating with Entertainment Factory on their next 7 films.

 


 

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David Bonner | Line Producer |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

When it comes to Time and Resource Management, David J. Bonner has one question: "If there's something in your schedule that you're not passionate about, why is it there?" This means both focusing on what's important and finding a way to inspire passion in your work even when it's hard. With a strong cross-departmental background, Bonner is committed to keeping all members of a team aligned in the right direction, pursuing the best possible production and delivering at the most effective value.

Most importantly, this question helps Bonner keep perspective on why even the hardest aspects of a job, the most mundane accounting or the most grating negotiation, are important. If a system breaks down, the best parts of that system are often sacrificed. David J. Bonner is committed to creating and following through with a strong production plan so that clients can achieve the very most from their projects without having to sacrifice the very best.

 


 

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Joel Bartels | Executive Producer |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Joel has been in sales for over 30 years, and has taken his sales prowess and added his entrepreneurial expertise, to create an approach to business that enables him to grow an investor’s portfolio, while navigating changing and turbulent markets. He has a trained eye and open ears, to see and anticipate the needs of both the project and investor. Joel is a very hands on person that would rather be in the trenches solving problems and creating results.

Joel’s dedication to the project, team and investor, is made apparent by his daily work ethic and the fact that he works 24/7/365. He is known as “work horse” and always makes himself available. His strive for perfection and to be the best, seems to be the driving force in what makes his projects successful and his clients money.

 


 

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Tracy Bartels | Associate Producer |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Tracy is a native of Boca Raton, Florida and was a High School English Teacher with the Palm Beach County School District for eleven years. She left the teaching profession in hopes of working in the Entertainment Industry, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Tracy is a true people person that honed her communication skills in the classroom. She was able to implement these skills to become a successful Associate Producer with Entertainment Factory in 2014.

Tracy is passionate about client satisfaction and making movies and prides herself on her ability to create long standing relationships with her clients. She makes herself available to all of her clients, around the clock, and excels as head of our Client and Community Relations Department.

 


 

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Phillip E. Freeman III | Marketing Consultant |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Phil a native of Los Angeles, California attended the University of Arizona on a football scholarship. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business finance, Phil was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a professional football player.

After 3 seasons, Phil retired from the NFL to pursue a career in financial services with a major Wall Street investment firm. After 17 years as a registered financial advisor, Phil left the securities industry to become a Sales Consultant in the oil and natural gas industry.

Since joining Factory Entertainment Group in 2011 as a Marketing Consultant, Phil has utilized his vast knowledge of traditional investments, in assisting clients to properly diversify their investment portfolios with private placement movie units.

 


 

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B Harrison Smith | Director |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

B Harrison Smith is the writer and producer of the acclaimed thriller, "The Fields" starring Oscar winner, Cloris Leachman and the Corey Feldman cult hit horror, "6 Degrees of Hell." In addition to writing and producing, his directorial debut was the 80s retro slasher, "Camp Dread" starring Oscar nominee Eric Roberts and scream queen Danielle Harris. Smith followed up in directing "Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard" starring Billy Zane, Dee Wallace and Mischa Barton. His unscripted television pilot "Hang Men" went straight to series on Discovery Channel and he is readying a book on the entertainment industry titled: "Cynema: The Effects of Cynicism in Entertainment." He resides in Lancaster, PA.

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Robin DeMartino | Casting Director |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

A native New Yorker born and raised in Queens, this year Robin celebrates twenty years in Hollywood, where she has worked in Film and Television as a Talent Agent and Personal Talent Manager finding and grooming talent. As a Writer, she helps develop content for some of the Industry’s Top Directors, which is why she is such a well-rounded and phenomenal Casting Director. Robin also provides Forensic Expert Witness Testimony as a Litigation Consultant to Attorneys, for both Plaintiffs and Defendants in Entertainment related cases.

"Never Give Up", Robin’s personal motto together with her collaborative spirit and positive outlook has brought her together with some of the most up and coming and seasoned Directors in the business. She has heard it all, but the words that best describe her and her performance are: Trustworthy, Dedicated, Hard Working, Creative, Resourcefulness, Knowledgeable, Up to date, Professional and Loyal.

Robin understands the needs of the Production and knows that the Casting Director’s role must flow and evolve. This work ethic and style, allows her to entwine her social media skills into the fabric of her work, ensuring that all the needs of the Production have been met.

"She is the best, working with her reduces our work load and gives us the confidence that we will not only have the perfect cast, but that our Movie will go off without a hitch", says Rick Finkelstein and steven Chase of Entertainment Factory.


 

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SOTA FX | Special Effects |  imdb-icon1 imdb-icon1

Roy Knyrim: The Man Behind SOTA. As a special FX and make up effects artist on critically acclaimed films (Gods and Monsters, Ed Wood, The Abyss), plus work on television series (Weird Science, Profiler, Matthew Blackheart: Monster Smasher) to directing videos and films, former Rochesterian Roy Knyrim (pronounced Kuh-neer-im) He had accumulated a pretty extensive list of job titles in his 20 year career in Hollywood.











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