MICHAEL KATCHMAN

AUSTRALIAN TEAM

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Above the Clouds
WE BRING INSPIRATIONAL
STORIES TO THE SILVER SCREEN

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The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia Pty Ltd

AUSTRALIAN TEAM

CAMERON JAMES MILLER

Producer

Cameron James Miller entered the Film Industry
at NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Art
and gravitated to the filming side realizing
you can have a great Film but if it's not distributed
properly who is going too watch it?.
Surrounding himself with successful Film people
and learning from the best icon Actor
Charles "Bud" Tingwell O.A.M
and legendary Film Distributor Alan Finney O.A.M.
He completed an intense course in Film making
with LA Producer and Film teacher Dov Simens
who launched the careers of Quentin Tarantino
Chris Nolan, Spike Lee, Guy Richie and many others
and produced two Australian classic Films
‘Average Bloke’ and ‘Groomless Bride’
his first debut was distributing a Film for the
South Australian Film Corporation ‘Shot of Love’
gaining extensive knowledge in Distribution 
 spend time in heart of Hollywood where he created
connections and became good friends
with some of the top Studio Producers
and acting Agents from APA & CAA.
ALAN FINNEY O.A.M

Executive Producer

Alan Finney first became involved in the Australian Film industry in the early 1960's and joined Village Roadshow Film Distributors as Managing Director in 1971 bringing
the movie 'Stork' to Roadshow’s attention, this acquisition
led to the formation of Hexagon Productions
the first ongoing joint venture between Production
and Distribution in Australian Film history
during his 30 years with Village Roadshow 
he supervised the release of over 500 classic Australian
Film productions 'Breaker Morant' - 'My First Wife' 
'Mad Max' - 'Romper Stomper' - 'The Piano' - 'Bad Boy Bubby' - 'Muriel’s Wedding' - 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' 
'Dead Heart' - 'The Castle' then joining Buena Vista International Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in 1998
as Vice President and Managing Director for Australia
and New Zealand he managed the theatrical release's
of Pirates of the Caribbean - Whale Rider - Sixth Sense
Mallboy - The Man Who Sued God to name just a few
and most recently the record breaking - Finding Nemo
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
He left the Vice Presidents position of the Walt Disney Company in April of 2010 and joined the Australian 
AFI / AACTA Academy Awards as Board Chairman.
 

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SCOTT L GOLDMAN

Producer

Scott L Goldman is a successful Producer in the Film
and Television industry and works daily as a Film Entertainment Lawyer in Los Angeles California.
He Produced the international movie hit
'My Sisters Keeper' starring Cameron Diaz
grossing over $100 million dollars
for New Line Cinema Studios
his marketing expertise and passion
for our latest project 'AWESOME RIDE'
will guarantee our Film's success
My Sister's Keeper (producer)
The Tenth Circle (TV Movie) (executive producer)
Great Performances (TV Series) (associate producer)
A Tribute to James Taylor (2006) (associate producer)
To Love, Honor & Betray (TV Movie) (associate producer)
God's New Plan (TV Movie) (associate producer)
Ultimate Deception (TV Movie) (associate producer)
Free Fall (associate producer)
'Awesome Ride' contains the key elements of
'My Sisters Keeper'
and will offer a world first amazing
and courageous story on CHD - 'Scott L Goldman'
MICHAEL KATCHMAN

Producer

Michael Katchman has an amazing career beginning
in home video sales, marketing, and acquisitions
dating back to the early 1980s his resume begins with sales management positions at Congress Video Group
and then Vid America before he was recruited
by Orion Pictures International.
After a brief period he moved into management
where he flourished during the golden era
that saw Orion releasing hundreds of Films such as
"Dances With Wolves" and "Silence of the Lambs" 
Mike was already trying on other hats within
the organization leading to involvement
with film acquisitions as well as marketing and rising
to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales
he was responsible for all entertainment sales in the US and Canada before Orion was sold to MGM Pictures
where he filled a similar role until being drafted
by Lionsgate International Pictures
in three very productive years with Lionsgate
he contributed to revenues
that rose from $32 million to $110 million
before being lured away to First Look Studios
where he was responsible to an even more dramatic 500% increase in sales from 2004-07.

 

BRYCE MENZIES

Entertainment Lawyer

 Bryce Menzies is our Production Legal Advisor
and has a long history in the Motion Picture industry
and Executive Producer on Films such as
Red Dog' - 'A Few Best Men' - 'Two Hands'
completing legals on over 400 Australian Motion Picture Productions spanning a 30 year career
he served on the Board of Film Victoria
Screen Tasmania and the South Australian
Film Corporation
he is Principal Partner at Marshalls Dent & Wilmoth Entertainment Lawyers.
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DAVID HIRSCHFELDER

Music Director


David Hirschfelder is an icon of the Australian Film Industry
score composer and performer (John Farnham - Little River Band)
he was nominated for an Oscar and was honored with a BAFTA Award and an APRA Award for Best Score on the movies
'Shine' and 'Elizabeth' (90 piece orchestra)
He also won the Best Score BAFTA for 'Strictly Ballroom'
composed for the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia and amazing scores for the Motion Pictures
'Australia' - 'Sliding Doors' - 'Hanging Up' - 'Legend of the Guardians'
'The Owls of Ga'Hoole' - 'The Water Diviner' - 'Sanctum'
'The Dressmaker' and many more.
His musical genius will bring our latest project 'Awesome Ride'
to life with the passion, heart, soul and beauty
that a story of this magnitude truly deserves on the silver screen.
'AWESOME RIDE' is one of the greatest story's of our time -
'David' Hirschfelder

FAITH MARTIN

Casting Director - Facilitator

Verdict Film Groups Casting Director Faith Martin

is one of Australia’s highest profile Casting Directors

 completing over 200 Australian Films such as 
Strictly Ballroom - The Sum of Us - The Crossing - Gabriel - Healing
She has also cast popular Australian TV series
Blue Heelers - Water Rats - Sea Patrol 
A Dangerous Life for HBO
Her International credits include
Spartacus - Ash vs Evil Dead - Legend of the Seeker 
Rectify - Black Sails
Faith has also cast for various International Networks
ABC - NBC - Sony - Fox - Amazon - Starz
The Sundance Channel - BBC America - AMC.

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The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia
'We Help Mend Broken Heart's'

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All Proceeds Will Support
The Shaun Miller Foundation Australia
'We Help Mend Broken Heart's'

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