Director: Michael Givens
Producer: Aaron Steele-Nicholson, Ken Dalton
Writers: R. Michael Givens, Fred Bailey
Editor: Mark Bougeois
Production Designer: Mari Yui
Synopsis: A rock and roll drama stars, James Brolin, Carlos Bernard, Tessie Santiago, The Marshall Tucker Band, Kurtis Blow, Patty Smyth and the rock and roll sensation from South Africa that lit up the screen on Rockstar Supernova, Dilana.
Movie website: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1537302/
Michael Givens is a Writer/Director/Cinematographer with extensive commercial production experience at both the national and international levels. Michael brings a highly refined sense of storytelling to his work. Combining his knowledge as a director with his experience as a cameraman in feature films, Michael Givens is able to create technically and dramatically superior films.
Michael?s directorial debut was under the tutelage of Ridley Scott. Michael formed his own company, Michael Givens and associates. Next he joined forces with Director/Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel at Dark Light Pictures. He is represented by a number of the finest production companies abroad. His most recent work includes music videos for 2 Live Crew and Ice Tea, and his most recent feature film credits were directing and photographing the second unit for Coyote Ugly, Director and Director of Photography of Opposite Day, and Director of Photography for The Celestine Prophecy.
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Aaron Steele-Nicholson's professional career began on the stage in Washington D.C. at the ripe old age of twelve, playing opposite David Strathairn at Ford?s Theatre. He attended the conservatory theatre program at The University of Southern California, receiving a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Directing in 1995. He has worked as a Producer, Line Producer, a UPM and 1st Assistant Director on over 25 feature films. Some of Aaron's most recent producing credits include the feature film Final Song, Executive Produced by Academy Award winner Jon Voight, for Crystal Sky Entertainment. In addition, he produced the acclaimed and groundbreaking web series for director Robert Townsend called Diary of a Single Mom. Aaron's award winning films have screened competitively around the world; most recently, Gardens of the Night, 2008, staring Tom Arnold and John Malkovich, premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, winning the Critic's award at Deauville and 20 Years After, 2008, staring Azura Skye and Josh Leonard winning the Robert Rodriguez Award. In addition to his feature film experience, Aaron has numerous credits producing music videos for Atlantic records, Sony/BMG, Stringtown Records as well multiple commercials and short films.