Film Makers
VIC FEAZELL

Vic Feazell received a BA from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 1972, and a law degree from Baylor Law School in 1979. He has tried scores of jury trials, including six capital murder cases and numerous complex civil trials. While earning his reputation as a hard fighting trial lawyer and crusader against corruption, he amassed jury verdicts totaling over Eighty Million Dollars. "WOW!"

Vic was elected to two four year terms as District Attorney of Waco, McLennan County, Texas, where he was active in the courtroom and tried many of the most difficult and lengthy cases himself. When he resigned in 1988, to enter private practice he had not lost a single jury trial.

Vic retired from full time law practice last year to begin his career as an independent film producer. "Rhinos" is his debut film.Update: Vic is practicing law full time again. Guess that tells you how the movie business went.(www.WithVic.com)

Vic is presently involved in producing the feature film "Natural Selections" which is being shot in Austin, Texas and plans are currently underway for future projects. The guy moves fast.

RANDY OLSON

Randy Olson received an M.F.A. from the U.S.C. School of Cinema and Television in 1997. His short film, the musical comedy, "You Ruined My Career", was screened at the 1996 Telluride Film Festival and received a number of awards at film festivals including a Gold Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival and a CINE Eagle.

Before attending film school, Randy Olson was a tenured Associate Professor of Biology at the University of New Hampshire, specializing in marine biology. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1984 and spent several years in Australia, researching the crown-of-thorns starfish problem for the Australian government. While conducting his research, he met Jacques Cousteau and shook his hand (to date, the high point of his life). In the early 90's Dr. Olson made a series of music videos about sea creatures, including "Barnacles Tell No Lies" and "Scrump!" which earned twenty-three awards at film festivals around the world.

CHAD NELL

Under the tutelage of Delia Salvi and Mel Shapiro, Chad wrote, produced and starred in over 30 short films before graduating UCLA's school of theater, film and television.

Upon graduation, Chad was asked to tour with the world renowned Diavolo Dance Theater. The 10 month tour was highlighted with winning the acclaimed "Critic's Choice" award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He returned to the states to co-star in the Overseas Film Group indie feature "GODMONEY" (now available on video and DVD)for director Darren Doane.

Chad then moved to Austin and co-founded One Horn Productions with partners Adam Waren and Vic Feazell. Chad went on to co-write, produce and star in "Rhinos", a Mel Brooks style comedy that took home the "Best Feature" award at this years New York International Film Festival.

From there, he went on to appear in such indie flicks as "Natural Selection" and "Connected" before jumping back behind the camera to co-produce "Blood, Sweat and Teeth" a documentary that takes an up close look at the underground world of no holds barred fighting.

Finally, Chad is currently making his co-directorial debut with "Rage in the Cage" a no holds barred fight movie that is due out spring 2000. Chad lives in Austin, Texas.

ADAM WARREN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"BLOOD SWEAT and TEETH" marks the directorial debut for film maker ADAM WARREN.

Adam graduated from South West Texas University where he acted in and directed several plays and short films while earning his degree in theater.

He then co-founded One Horn Productions with Partners Chad Nell and Vic Feazell. He co-wrote, produced and starred as "Brick Hawthorne" in his debut feature comedy "Rhinos" which took "Best Feature" at The New York International Film and Video Festival.

He also appears in "Natural Selection" with David Carradine and the upcoming indie movie "Connected". Since then, Adam has co-written the follow up screenplay for "Rhinos" entitled "Sharks" which is currently in development.

Not known as a man that likes to sit around and wait, Adam is busy producing and directing the documentary "RAGE IN THE CAGE" a steel cage, no holds barred fight that takes place in New Orleans. He is also producing and co-directing a documentary about the sport of La Crosse titled; "UNDER THE HELMET" which takes a wild ride into the most popular sport on the East Coast.

Finally, upon producing the hardcore soundtrack for "BLOOD, SWEAT and TEETH", featuring bands such as FACEPLANT and the albums title track OCTOPUS CITY, Adam has branched out his love of entertainment into music. He has started the record label AJ SOUNDS which is currently promoting rap/hip-hop artists LD, DAMAR and JROB. Adam recently executive produced and appears as a featured rapper on the groups first compilation album titled; MAGNETIC VELOCITY, VOL. 1.

CHRISTI ALLEN

Multi-faceted actress and producer Christi Allen currently produced and co-starred in her second feature film entitled "Rhinos."

Exposed to the film industry since early childhood and a graduate of the School of Performing Arts at Booker T. Washington in Dallas, Texas, Christi has appeared in numerous sitcoms and dramatic series. These including "Married With Children", "Silk Stalkings", "Life Goes On", "Designing Women", and "Santa Barbara". Her other film credit is First Look Picture's "God Money".

Christi is presently residing in Los Angeles, California and developing her third feature film.

MICHAEL WILLIAMS

Having produced, directed and written more than 25 independent short films and worked on more than 15 studio features, Rhinos is Michael Williams first stint as a feature film producer.

Michael got his start as an intern at Paramount Pictures after graduating from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in Film Production. He quickly began to move up through the studio ranks, eventually becoming a feature film production coordinator.

Other recent notable projects include directing the play Rope, producing, directing and writing the short film Living Dangerously and co-producing the short film Kissing Jake.

Michael is the recipient of the Bill Scott Award for writing, the first place award from the International Student Media Festival in Paris and three Los Angeles Student Film Festival awards for directing.

Currently attaching talent to his next feature Living Legend, Michael continues to write new material at his home in Hollywood.