Richard P. Rubinstein is currently chief cook and bottle washer at New Amsterdam Entertainment. He has been profitably blending art and commerce as a NYC based producer of Feature Films, Miniseries and Syndicated TV Series since 1973. Along the way he took his prior production company public and at various times was a subsidiary of Spelling Entertainment, Blockbuster and Viacom. Mr. Rubinstein holds an MBA from Columbia University and is known for his willingness to give new directors, writers and actors a chance to prove themselves.
Tony Torn is an Actor and Director based in New York City and North Carolina. His feature film Lucky Days (Co-Directed by and Starring his sister Angelica) won Best Feature at The Coney Island Film Festival. His experimental web satire Newsdate: Apocalypse (aka The Grand Inquisitor) played at the chashama film festival and was featured by Adobe Software at the SXSW Festival. His short film The Left Handed Way won multiple awards including Best Story at The 48 Hour Film Project: Asheville. Tony was the founding director of Reverend Billy and The Church of Stop Shopping and still maintains close ties with the troupe. As an actor, Tony is known for his extensive work with legendary experimental theater artists Reza Abdoh and Richard Foreman. Most recently, he has appeared regularly at Classic Stage Company, Brooklyn Academy Of Music, PS122, HERE Arts Center, The Ohio Theater, and The Public Theater. He recently launched PRESENCE, a series of innovative workshops for working actors at The Geraldine Page Salon.
Linda Brieda is an award-winning short fiction filmmaker. Her directorial credits include FIVE MINUTES WITH ANNE, PIECES OF CAKE, and ONE FOR SORROW. She has traveled throughout Asia for work on documentaries such as QUEST FOR LIGHT, ONLY ONE CHILD: THE FANGS STORY,and SOUTHERN SILK ROAD. She is in post-production for I AM VIVIAN. Her works-in-progress are feature length screenplays. She enjoys teaching inner city high school students about making narrative short films in the CUNY's College Now Video Workshop at Brooklyn College.