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Risa Leigh Clarke

Director / Producer / Writer

Founder of 1663 Media Arts, LLC., Risa Leigh is a Revolutionary who holds a firm belief in everyone’s right to be free and live happily and in peace within their (healthy) communities without fear of reprisals or discrimination.To learn more about her click here.

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Michael Dooling

Story / Historical Advisor /
Co-Producer

The movie is based on the Book, Elijah and George - A Revolutionary Tale by Michael Dooling. As a boy who loved to play checkers, he drew on his own experiences and projected himself into the story to create the fictional character Elijah—a young boy caught up in the midst of actual historic events. Learn more about Michael here.

Set Design

Jeremiah Hornbaker

Production Design

With a unique combination of historical knowledge, practical skills, and years of experience on successful projects, Jeremiah manages all departments responsible for building the physical world which characters inhabit on screen. Learn more about him here.

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Rob Child

Scriptwriter

Rob is an Emmy® nominated writer, director and author with Penguin Random House that has won and been nominated for numerous prestigious awards.  Learn more about why we excited to have him on our team here.

Brian Merrick

Special Effects Supervisor

Brian specializes in Historic Combat Scenes making sure the look of the effect fits the type of weapons that would have been used in a particular time period.  Brian started in 2001 and maintains a 100% safety record! See more of his work here.

Kevin Herschberger

Costume Designer

Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker Kevin R. Hershberger's various productions have been awarded more than 70 national and international film festival and industry awards. Kevin is founder and President of LionHeart FilmWorks, LLC headquartered in Richmond, Virginia -- along with subsidiaries that include Historical Wardrobe. Learn more here.

The Crew

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Paul Van Haute

Director of Photography

Paul Van Haute is a Emmy® Award Winning Cinematographer who has worked in the film business for more than forty years.  To learn more about his impressive history click here.

Sheet Music

John Keltonic

Composer

John Keltonic is a Emmy® award winning Composer with over 20 years experience composing original music for major network television and films. See and hear more about John here.

Adjusting Mixer

William Britt, C.A.S.

Sound Designer

William is a Cinema Audio Society and Emmy® nominated Production Sound Mixer. Production sound is his life passion working in film and broadcast television Production for over 25+ years.  See more about him here.

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Jordan Hunt

Associate Producer

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Jordan is a recent graduated from Liberty University with an impressive amount of accomplishments under his belt already!  He has been indispensible as Associate Producer on this film.  See more of his work here.

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Tori Layne

Script Supervisor

Tori began her career in documentary filmmaking, moved into narrative filmmaking where she has worked on more than thirty short films, a feature film, and a network television show to date, gaining experience as a Director and Script Supervisor. See more here.

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