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Executive Producer
Writer/Director

George Zwierz Jr.

George Zwierz Jr.

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Founder of Purple Stuff Productions Inc., his editing career began in Los Angles cutting Trailers and Making-Of Featurettes for the Major Studios. Currently based in Chicago, most of George's time is spent working for Bill Kurtis' Production Company and Towers Productions, cutting TV Shows for The History Channel, Discovery, CNBC, amongst others. His 2006 pilot LA LA LAND won the Chicago Independent Reel Shorts Festival.

Vik

Christopher Meister

Christopher Meister

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A Chicago-based actor and an award –winning filmmaker with films playing at SXSW. Sundance, Slamdance, Hamptons, and the HBO Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Chris has studied at Second City Conservatory, I.O., and Meisner method with Ron Hayden and Syd Moore. This fall, Chris can bee seen in Fox Television's THE CHICAGO CODE.
"Seriously, what is better than football, strippers, and booze? They should put that shit in the Louvre."

Mort

Dean Hill

Dean Hill

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A veteran of obscure and inconsequential theatrical fare for more than thirty years, Mr. Hill is the epitome of the "journeyman" actor. He recently appeared in an episode of "The Beast", starring the late Patrick Swayze. He also has a pivotal scene in the soon to be released independent feature film, "Mulligan".
"Old men have dicks, too, you know."

Steve

Brian Vogler

Brian Vogler

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An actor and comedian, born and raised on a farm in Western Nebraska, who has called Chicago home for 10 years. You may recognize Brian as the NBC 5 Chicago Golden Local Human Trophy. He has acted in numerous films and theatrical presentations and was an original member of the Chicago Bulls all-male dance team - The Matadors. Brian trained at The Second City Conservatory and iO Chicago.
"I only have one passion in life – tacos. Everything else I'm passionate about falls under the category of 'addiction."

Alex

Sean Patrick Leonard

Sean Patrick Leonard

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A native of Chicago, he has been a professional actor for 15 years. You may have seen Sean in the smash hit Flanagan's Wake (Noble Fool) or Sin-ta Claus City(New Millennium. He is also set to appear in Qwerty and Machine Gun Preacher released in 2011 with Gerard Butler and Michael Shannon.
"I'm sorry please I am so sorry your dog is not an asshole!"

Wally

Mike Pusateri

Mike Pusateri

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Has performed in over a dozen feature and short films in the last few years alone including a key role in the Hollywood feature film "Holiday Baggage" starring Cheryl Ladd and Barry Bostwick. Mike had a lead role in the short film, "The Interrogation," an Official Selection of the 2010 Short Film Festival of Los Angeles.
"Well, now I know what a "Junk Shot" is. Thanks a lot Brett Favre."

Ian

Ian Robertson Kibbe

Ian Robertson Kibbe

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A filmmaker and performer living in Chicago. While Ian Robertson Kibbe, he spends most of his days as working in documentary film, his nights are spent as Rodney Belaire, one of the dynamic front men for the theatrical electro-dance rock band, The Flavor Savers.
"I'm really more of a cat person."

Beer

Old Style

Old Style

Old Style
First brewed in 1902 by the G. Heileman Brewing Company in La Crosse Wisconsin under the name Old Style Lager. He's popular in the Midwest, specifically Chicago. On occasion Mr. Style has been known to become kräusened, resulting in many arrests, subsequently giving him the reputation of a "bad boy." He joined Purple Stuff Productions before it was even conceived.
"Get that camera outta my face."

Cinematographer

Jamin Townsley

Jamin Townsley

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A newer face to the Chicago filmmaking scene. Jamin has shot documentary productions for A&E, Discovery, TLC, and CNBC.

Producer

Katie Bryan

Katie Bryan

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Has been a member of the entertainment community since 2002, working with a wide range of networks from Discovery Channel to CNBC. Having worked on more than 25 televised programs, Katie joined Purple Stuff Productions in the Spring of 2010.

Associate Producer

Scott Holoubek

Scott Holoubek

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An Award-winning filmmaker, he is a 15-year veteran of Chicago's film and video industry. Scott's work as an editor and director and has appeared on networks and cable outlets nationwide, including ABC, Discovery Channel and A&E.