With over 30 years in the film and commercial industry, Tony Grazia has earned a reputation of the highest caliber for integrity, creativity and cutting‐edge innovative filmmaking. He has worked as a producer and director of feature films, television programs, documentaries and commercials over the course of his accomplished career.
Grazia most recently Line Produced and Second Unit Directed the feature film 21 and Over for Relativity Media, directed and written by the writers of The Hangover, Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. Prior to that, he Line Produced the reshoots of the feature film The Immortals for Relativity Media, starring Mickey Rourke and Henry Cavill.
Grazia Line Produced the feature film The Perfect Age of Rock ‘N’ Roll starring Jason Ritter, Peter Fonda and Kelly Lynch, and Line Produced the New York segments of the Starz Original series Head Case starring Alexandra Wentworth and Jerry Seinfeld. He served as Executive Producer of the television program Jury Duty for Winged Victory Films, featuring well‐known attorney Bruce Cutler and an all‐star celebrity cast. In 2007, he co‐produced the feature film Noise starring Tim Robbins and William Hurt, directed by Henry Bean.
Grazia Line‐Produced the New York/New Jersey unit of director Wayne Kramer’s Running Scared starring Paul Walker, for Media‐8 Entertainment in 2004. In 2003, he Line‐Produced the feature film Charlie’s War starring Olympia Dukakis and Lynn Redgrave for Cristobel Films.
In 2002‐2003, Grazia Line Produced and Second-Unit Directed the critically acclaimed feature film Narc starring Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Chi McBride and Busta Rhymes, for Paramount Pictures. In 1996, he Associate Produced the concert film Freebird The Movie documenting the original Lynyrd Skynyrd band before their tragic plane crash. Grazia was the Associate Producer and Second‐Unit Director for the feature film Painted Hero starring country singing star Dwight Yoakam and Bo Hopkins, in 1994. Tony produced the New York Unit of Highlander Endgame for Dimension Films and In the Shadows for Cutting Edge Entertainment, both in 2000. Tony also produced two short films; The Dark Knight, a Silver Award Winner—Short Subjects, at the Houston Film Festival in 1994; and The Hour is which he co‐wrote and directed.
Grazia was Line Producer for the Discovery Channel/TLC reality‐show “Repo Man” starring Vincent Pasture. He has produced countless commercial spots and television programs including “ABC‐TV ABC 2000” Aerosmith spots, “ABC‐TV Good Morning, America Downtown” spots, “Save Our History” and “Mail Call” for the History Channel, “DYI” national promos, “Home & Garden Network” national spots and spots for the “Metro Channel. Grazia was a Blue Ribbon Panelist for the 1988 Emmy Awards. He also worked in Public Relations for Hemming & Gilman in New York City, holding key positions in The Statue of Liberty Re‐dedication in 1984. He is member of the Producers Guild. Grazia has several projects in production including Sidemen - Long Road To Glory, a feature length documentary exploring the impact of blues music on the evolution of rock ‘n’ roll. The film features interviews with The Allman Brothers Band, Dave Matthews Band, The Rolling Stones, Twisted Sister, and members of the great Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters bands, among others. Also in pre-production is the gritty NYC copy thriller Five-O, following the downward spiral of an undercover narcotics officer and his partner, which Grazia co-wrote and is producing and directing.
Jeff G. Waxman
Jeff G. Waxman has produced over twenty feature films in the last fifteen years including the Academy Award winning picture, The Fighter starring Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg. He has worked with some of Hollywood's most revered talent, including actors Anthony Hopkins, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, Jamie Foxx, Woody Harrelson, Wilem Dafoe, Casey Affleck, Christopher Walken, Forest Whitaker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gerard Butler, Mickey Rourke, and directors such as Sydney Lumet, David O. Russell, Michael Mann, Tony Kaye, Taylor Hackford, Scott Cooper, and Tarsem Singh.
Prior to producing, Waxman worked as a production executive at several production companies including Cabin Fever and Cutting Edge .
In 1996 Waxman directed and produced the concert film "Freebird" which documented the legendary band Lynyrd Skynyrd. The film covered the original members' heyday and continued through to the events leading up to the tragic plane crash in 1977.
Waxman was born in Queens, NY and graduated from Oswego College. He now lives in Long Island with his wife Lauren and their two children.
He is represented by Pete Franciosa of United Talent Agency.
PRODUCER | WRITER
Jasin Cadic has been a longtime collaborator of Rosenbaum’s. He co-wrote their feature film debut, 2011’s The Perfect Age of Rock ’n’ Roll. They are currently in post-production on the documentary Sidemen: Long Road To Glory, which he wrote and produced. Jasin is also co-writer of Lunatic, a feature-length screenplay based on Rosenbaum's web series of the same name, as well as several new doc and narrative feature projects now in development. Cadic has been a fixture on the New York City music and art scene for the past 20 years. He has been the driving force and lead singer behind industrial hard rock bands, Handful of Dust and Starkiller. He is currently the frontman for New York City rockers Panzie. As an artisan, Jasin specializes in scenic painting and set design. His work has graced the sets of NYC Fashion Week for the past decade, both as a freelance artist and at Kadan Productions.
Emmett James has over 25 years in the film industry, both in front of, and behind of the camera.
He spent his childhood in London before moving to Los Angeles in the 90s to pursue an acting career in film and television. He worked extensively over the course of a decade with roles in blockbuster films such as PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and James Cameron’s TITANIC. His varied career saw him voicing a number one video game franchise CALL OF DUTY to having a recurring role on America’s oldest running soap opera GENERAL HOSPITAL among other things.
Moving to behind the camera with a desire to tell meaningful stories, Emmett most recently produced John G Avildsen: KING OF THE UNDERDOGS, a documentary highlighting the unsung Academy Award winning director of Rocky and The Karate kid who unfortunately passed away shortly after filming was complete. Other films he’s produced include: A SHOT IN THE DARK an inspirational story of a champion blind wrestler; 40 YEARS OF ROCKY, a documentary that Stallone personally approached the King Of The Underdogs team on after a screening of the Avildsen doc and also STALLONE (Frank That Is), a documentary on the multi talented Grammy award winning artist that knocked Michael Jackson off of the top spot on the charts at the height of his popularity but who still struggles for recognition purely as he’s seen only as the younger brother of Sylvester.
Emmett still lives and works currently in Hollywood.
EDITOR | PRODUCER
Bo Mehrad has edited documentaries and narrative films, music videos for artists such as Diana Krall, short form content for St. Martin’s Press, as well as various shorts and web-‐based media. His film credits include THE PUNK SINGER, a documentary about musician and feminist icon Kathleen Hanna. The film won numerous awards at festivals around the globe and went on to theatrical distribution in the US and other countries.
Mehrad also has an extensive background in production, working on features, commercials, music videos, and short films before moving into post.
Mehrad was born in Iran and educated in the U.K. He holds a B.A.
in film from the California State University at San Francisco.
DP | CINEMATOGRAPHER
DP, camera op, videographer, photographer, cinematographer and aerial cinematographer, not too long ago these jobs had distinctly different responsibilities. Today the lines between them are all blurred and if you're looking for someone who has filled all those positions and a few more, you've found him.
Brian McAward is a long-time member of the International Cinematographer's Guild and has created engaging and inspiring imagery for clients for over 30 years.
For documentaries, he has shot interviews with presidents, governors, senators, CEO's, rock stars, movie stars and people on the street.
His commercial clients include Ethan Allen Interiors, Bank of America, AT&T, T-Mobile, Wendy's, Goodyear Tires, Movado Watches, Benjamin Moore Paints, Fine Home Building and many more.
Whether its grass growing, cement drying, paint falling, popcorn popping, watches ticking, tires turning or furniture just sitting there.
The one thing they all have in common is that they all look their best and his images always punctuate the narrative.