Management Team / Advisory Board Bios
, Kevin O'BryanCo- Writer / DirectorKevin O'Bryan began his career as an actor performing on numerous television shows and NYC stage productions, which in turn led to Directing, Producing and Screenwriting. He and his wife, Maria, are founders of First Fruits Entertainment, a multi-award winning production company, most recently the recipient of a Critics' Choice Award for their feature length romantic comedy screenplay, WHO WROTE THE BOOK. Their short film, KING'S HEART, currently distributed by Bridgestone Multimedia Group (BMG), received numerous awards and recognition on the film festival circuit, including: Award of Merit, Viewer's Choice, and Mission Excellence.Â
Kevin's other areas of expertise come from an extensive background as an Executive Project Manager overseeing complex projects in the magnitude of $500MM. He also carries with him degrees in Architecture and Environmental Design, with a focus on Set Design and Screenwriting.
Maria O'BryanCo- Writer / DirectorMaria O'Bryan began her career as an actress, performing on various television shows such as E.R., Law & Order, working opposite the industry's "cream of the crop", from John Wells to Ed Sherin. In addition to her many television and extensive NYC stage credits, she also performed in various independent feature films. Maria stepped into the role of Director with a number of Off-Off Broadway plays, including Screwtape Letters at The Mint Theater, where she met her husband Kevin. Maria is known as an "actor's director", able to develop and draw out the actor's finest and most authentic performance.Â
Nick AgnetoProducer Nick Agneto is bringing his years of production team experience working with major networks such as Martha Stewart, HBO, MTV, Sesame Street, and WWE, ensuring the above-the-line talent, set operations and creative services are integrated and flow seamlessly.
Mark LegeinProduction ManagerWith over 20 years experience as a Director for major television networks in NYC, Mark Legein will be managing workflow of the below-the-line crews, ensuring the camera, sound and lighting teams are in sync., David CarraturoAssociate ProducerA Wall Street professional and noted author of the Columbus Avenue Boys series, David Carraturo is assisting with the business operations, helping to secure talent and distribution.