Team Graphation!

FOUNDERS

Captain Africa aka Andrew McGregor-With a body forged in Colorado and a heart rendered in Congo, Andrew McGregor aka Captain Africa has come forth with the conviction that all things awesome and wondrous in this world are worth fighting for, protecting, and sharing. In his latest escapade he has teamed up with the risible Rustbelt Ragamuffin to bring forth Graphation unto the world.

SUPERlative!


Rustbelt Ragamuffin aka Josiah Golojuh-Years of reading the mightiest of marvel magazines, and of course the most dynamic DC offerings, that with history books combined with the thick Western Pennsylvania underbrush, resulted in the birth of the most wonderfully wacky super hero ever to walk the happy hilled streets of Pittsburgh, the Rustbelt Ragamuffin, aka Josiah Golojuh. Josiah continues to fill his superb super hero dossier, adding to his Batman like utility belt, his Spider-Man like bag of smart allecky quips, and of course his Stan Lee like use of alliteration, by constantly seek new and unique challenges of creativity! Excelsior!

GRAPHATION GUILD OF EXTRAORDINARY ADVISORS

Blaine Graboyes - Is an award-winning Executive Producer and Game Designer with more than fifteen years’ experience developing digital and transmedia entertainment products. His expertise spans the business, creative and technical aspects of launching and successfully operating virtual worlds, websites, social games, mobile apps, entertainment properties and fan communities. He has produced over 4,000 digital projects for world-renowned entertainment, business and fine art clients, including DreamWorks, Mattel, Spin Master, Sony Pictures, Disney, Nickelodeon, LeapFrog, DIRECTV, Warner Bros., The Guggenheim Museum, Nam June Paik and Yoko Ono.

GRAPHFEST JUDGES

Coleman Hough wrote the Steven Soderbergh films FULL FRONTAL and BUBBLE. She also wrote a script for HBO about the life of Katharine Graham scheduled for production in 2010. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she teaches screenwriting at the University of Southern California at the Master of Professional Writing program. Please learn more about her here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1024512/

Ned Vizzini is the author of three acclaimed young adult books including the recently adapted IT'S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY, to be released as a major motion picture by Focus Features in November 2010. Ned reviews books for The New York Times and his work has been translated into 7 languages. You may learn more about him here: http://www.nedvizzini.com

Jon Beutel is the creator of the first CGI film 'The Last Starfighter'. He has directed and produced for both film and television. Jon currently works at Luma Pictures, which he co-founded with Payam Shohadai. Jon uses his creative experience and first-hand knowledge of a filmmaker's creative needs in an ever-evolving VFX realm, he collaborates with studios, producers and directors on an ongoing basis for the purpose of realizing their visions at Luma. Enjoy some of Jon and Luma's work here: http://www.luma-pictures.com/