MARC BLITSTEIN - WRITER

BIO

Marc Blitstein’s career in entertainment began at age seven when he was introduced to the drums. After arriving in Los Angeles, he formed the LA rock quartet Psoma, touring with bands like Weezer and The White Stripes, playing to sold-out crowds throughout the US and the world. Writing was a natural progression for Marc, who has penned and sold scripts for networks and production companies such as The History Channel and Original Productions. Recently, Marc set up his one-hour period drama Everglades City at Escape Artists, as well as his family crime drama Powder at Blue Ice. Prior to that, Marc was staffed as Story Editor on Antoine Fuqua’s straight-to-series drama Ice, produced by eOne.

On the comedy front, Marc scripted and professionally produced his digital series Tales from the Toilet. The award-winning series took home first place overall at the International Horror Hotel Film Festival and was an Official Selection at Shriekfest, the Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival and at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase.

Currently, Marc is acting as Executive Producer of Long Live DAVIDO, a music documentary about the rise of Nigeria’s biggest Hip-Hop artist. The project is set up at Falkon Productions with Dex Deboree directing.

In between his band and writing, Marc was also a rising star in the commercial production industry, quickly becoming one of the most sought-after producers of television commercials and ad-based creative content in Hollywood. His campaigns for major advertisers (Facebook, Apple, Range Rover, Corona Beer to name a few) have won numerous Addy, Clio and Creativity Magazine awards throughout his 15-year production career. Marc has produced content on locations throughout world including the US, Mexico, South America, Canada, Europe, and South Africa with production budgets ranging from micro to over $10 million.

Marc is a co-founder and Executive Producer at It’s All Your Fault Productions and a member of the Writer’s Guild of America West.

Marc holds a degree in Music Media and Industry from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

BRIAN ROUSSO - WRITER

BIO

Brian Rousso is a versatile writer who has successfully worked in television, film and digital media in drama, horror and comedy. Recently, Brian set up his one-hour period drama Everglades City at Escape Artists, as well as his family crime drama Powder at Blue Ice. Prior to that, he was staffed as a Story Editor on the Audience Network’s suspense drama Ice, directed by Antoine Fuqua, and starring Donald Sutherland and Ray Winstone.

Brian previously had his screenwriting work realized in Warner Bros’ supernatural thriller The Reaping, starring two-time Academy Award winner Hillary Swank. Brian has sold multiple feature scripts to studios and top producers, such as supernatural thriller Seed (Warner Bros, producer Joel Silver) and comedy Coming Attractions (producer Joe Wizan).

Brian has also worked extensively in digital content as co-creator and producer of the award-winning comedy series Tales From The Toilet, which took home the Best Series prize honor at the International Horror Hotel Film Festival. Tales From the Toilet was an official selection in Shriekfest, as well as at the Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival and the Independent Filmmakers Showcase, aggregating millions of views on social.

Currently, Brian is acting as Executive Producer of Long Live DAVIDO, a music documentary about the rise of Nigeria’s biggest Hip-Hop artist. The project is set up at Falkon Productions with Dex Deboree directing.

In addition to his writing work, Brian holds an MBA from UCLA’s The Anderson School. He has a successful media business background, having sold a music gaming company that teaches people how to play guitar to Ubisoft.

Brian is a co-founder and Executive Producer at It’s All Your Fault Productions and a proud member of the Writer’s Guild of America West.