Voorhees Films is in pre-production with two comedies Genevieve, an official selection of the 2015 Beverly Hills Film Festival, and And The Rabbit Died, a 1950s-style farce with a dark edge, and in development with Boy, an action/adventure western, and a 1940s drama Tis A Pity She's a Girl, which is based on a true story.
Voorhees has a tight team with experience on indie films and Hollywood blockbusters (for a bio on Voorhees go to the About page).
Producer: Maryl McNally is a practicing contracts and litigation attorney in Southeastern, New Mexico, and founder of Triple M Productions, a film production company, which recently teamed with filmmaker and screenwriter, Deborah Voorhees of Voorhees Films to bring four scripts to screen. Before practicing law, Maryl garnered experience in the film industry interning with the late Oscar-winning film producer, Lloyd Phillips, known for his work on Twelve Monkeys, Inglorious Basterds, and Man of Steel. She also worked as an assistant for film director Christine Jeffs (Rain, Slyvia) and cinematographer John Toon (Glory Road, Jane Austen’s Book Club) on the feature film Sunshine Cleaning, produced by the Oscar-nominated producers of Little Miss Sunshine. With the aim of starting her own film production company, Maryl attended law school, placing an emphasis on entertainment and intellectual property law, and in her spare time, worked with screenwriters to assist them to fully develop their screenplays.
Composer: The brilliant award-winning composer and conductor Tamer Ciray, born in Cologne Germany, has been creating original film scores since 1996. Think of the best musical scores for films, he can do them all. He composed and orchestrated the music for Jeremy Irons narrated docudrama The Hittites, which was performed by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, for which he worked in postproduction at Woodholly Studios and Warner Bros. Studios. He composed the music for Rasit Celikezer’s foreign film Can, which won the Sundance Film Festival award for “World Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Artistic Vision.” He is the composer of choice for scoring the soundtracks for Turkey’s highest budgeted films and has scored more than 600 television episodes. He has received seven awards, including winning three International Antalya Golden Orange Award. As a conductor, he has worked with Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra and Istanbul State Opera and Ballet.
Set designer/construction/lighting: Robert Phaup has worked in film set design, construction, as grip, gaffer, Best Boy and special effects. His credits include The Border with Jack Nicholson (special effects), Wrong is Right with Sean Connery (carpenter, set dresser), Lone Wolf McQuade with Chuck Norris and David Carradine (assistant special effects), Fandango with Kevin Costner (electrician, lighting), Extreme Prejudice with Nick Nolte (electrician/lighting), City Slickers with Billy Crystal (carpenter/set construction), Last Man Standing with Bruce Willis (carpenter/set construction), Lolita with Jeremy Irons (video assistant), Into the West mini series (best boy grip).
Set Design: Marc Cohen, long-time Broadway set designer, has worked with Broadway Director Tom O'Horgan on the musical Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar. Cohen also worked as production stage manager for Broadway's Lenny, the famed Public Theatre and La Mama Etc and with Independent Theatre and Film.
Art Department: Visual artist Robbi Firestone has an exquisite eye for costuming, set design as wells as melding painting with film. Firestone has worked as a film actress and performed onstage at Carnegie Hall, Benoroya Hall, and the Grand Ole' Opry, and she has served on the board of trustees for the Hollywood Arts Council. Firestone attended Parsons, Fashion Institute of Technology, Glazier Atelier, and Pasadena Art Center. She designed graphics in New York City and then committed her creativity to Hollywood media.
Production Manager: Vivian King has worked in front of and behind the camera in commercials and indie films such as Catching Up and Othello as well as the face of Ivory soap for five commercials.
Still Art Designer/photographer, Web designer, DVD extras creator: Richard Amado’s still art photography can be found in galleries around New Mexico. He has worked on numerous indie films including Billy Shakespeare, Othello: Good Night My Sweet, Hip Hop Hamlet, Catching Up. Amando has several years experience designing film, theater, and live event posters as well as book covers, websites, and is currently, the founder and publisher of SafeCoin Magazine, which launches this winter.