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ROBERT LEVY        -            PRODUCER / EDITOR

Robert Levy is an Editor and Producer.  After graduating from  Brooks Institute of Photography he worked on commercials as a 1st A.D. A transition into post production had Levy working on both coasts as an in-demand editor for advertising agencies including MVBMS/Euro RSCG, DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi and Chiat Day on hundreds of commercials for products including MCI, Transamerica, Jack in the Box, Rock the Vote, Miller Beer and Energizer to name a few.  Locally he cultivated his own set of clients including those in the newly emerging Hispanic Market, working closely with agencies such as Casanova Pendrill, La Agencia de Orci, and Enlace Communications.  He later went on to cofound post production company, Why Not Coco, Inc. that specializes in creative production and post production solutions.  Levy has currently expanded the company into longer format production services completing several half hour programs for Fox Sports Channel, web campaigns for Nestle’s Power Bar, Time Warner Cable and several short films, documentaries and features.  Levy’s key creative strengths include a wide range of experience in production and post coupled with the knowledge and aesthetic ability to tell a story, beginning, middle to end.

 

RICO JOHNSON       -    DIRECTOR /PRODUCER

Rick ‘Rico’ Johnson is a Director/Producer.  Shortly after graduating from Cal State University, Long Beach and then Hollywood Film Institute he worked directly under the guidance of Horror Legend, Director Wes Craven.  Rico is the founder of Rico Films, US based in Los Angeles. His directorial credits span a variety of genres including several episodes of FX’x hit show, The Sheild, WB’s Invasion, Nora’s Hair Salon 3 starring Miguel Nunez Jr. and co-produced Visible Scars with actor Tom Sizemore.  He wrote, produced and directed his first feature, Unwelcome Strangers in 2008 (distributed internationally through House of Films, Beverly Hills) and is in post production on After Dark (release date 2011).  Current projects include Prank Call (in pre-production) and S.I.K. starring DMX (also in pre production).  Johnson excels in creating high end production solutions, always delivering fantastic film on time and on budget.

 

 

ANGELA GALLETTA        -      PRODUCER

Angela Galletta spent many years running post production companies including her own, Why Not Coco, Inc. where she is currently the Executive Producer / Partner.  After many years as a successful accessories designer/importer she longed to remain stateside and entered the world of post production. Working as an editor specializing in visual FX for television commercials she was recruited to be an Executive Producer for a large post production facility. She was responsible for launching several branches, managing both talent and commercial projects. Her own company, Why Not Coco has won numerous awards including Clios and Tellys. After many years of exclusively working on commercials, Why Not Coco expanded their services, producing several long format programs for Fox Cable Vision, documentaries and independent features. Galletta’s key strengths focus on integrating business and creative strategies in the everchanging entertainment landscape.

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