Kirk Harris: An award winning actor, filmmaker and former Golden Gloves boxer, Kirk has been the CEO of Rogue Arts (formerly Film Kitchen) since 1995. He is also a highly successful movie writer/producer/director/actor for eight feature films including "The Kid: Chamaco" starring Martin Sheen, "Intoxicating" starring Eric Roberts and John Savage and many more. He has sold several screenplays to industry producers and is also a highly sought after industry consultant. As the head of Rogue Arts, he has produced eight feature films, and acquired and managed over 40 films and their domestic and foreign distribution and is considered in the industry to be one of the most successful indie filmmakers in the USA.

Marty Poole: Distribution executive and producer, Marty Poole has worked in the film business since 1994 and began his career in international film distribution and has been employed by a variety of established film production/distribution companies in both sales and acquisitions. His extensive resume includes employment at Seoul/Los Angeles based Media Film International (VP Sales & Acquisitions), United International Film Corp. (President of Distribution), American World Pictures (VP Acquisitions), G.E.L Entertainment (Film & Sales Consultant), and Artist View Entertainment (International Sales Executive). Marty has also programmed The Method Fest Film Festival in Los Angeles and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a major in Communications and a minor in Business.

Don Franken: Filmmaker Don Franken has been an icon in the entertainment industry for quite some time now. His extensive producing credits include "The Kid: Chamaco" starring Martin Sheen, "The Sorrow" starring Michael Madsen and "The Violent Kind" starring John Savage. Don started his long-running career in the Entertainment Industry as the head of World Class Sports, a sports management and publicity company, and worked with superstars like Magic Johnson, George Foreman, and Joe Montana (to only name a few). Later, he would co-found (with filmmaker Kirk Harris) the Method Fest International Film Festival, for which he serves as Executive Director to this day.