Creators (the insanity behind the genius)
Co-creator, Producer, Actor
Bradley is a veteran actor known for "Jumanji", "The Borrowers" and "Beauty and the Beast".
He is lending his vast talent to ZFO not only as an actor, but also as a producer and co creator. He is the logistics and planning engine of the ZFO production team. Follow him at @MrBradleyPierce on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
J. Paul Zimmerman
Co-Creator, Producer, Writer, Director
His passion for Sci-fi, as well as his skills in front of and behind the camera make J. Paul a great fit for the ZFO Team.
He is responsible for the concept that started ZFO Entertainment and he wrote and created our first short "Vultures" To keep up with him, Follow @JPaulZim on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Unscripted talent (cos-resondents, Interviewers, Horror-spondents, and Hosts)
Ashleigh is a recent graduate of the Theatre Arts Department from Long Beach State University. She finds cosplaying an expression of herself outside of the theatre. At conventions, Ashleigh enjoys interviewing those involved in the cosplay community (cosplayers, photographers, costumers). Follow her cosplay adventures on Instagram (@lostweasleychild) and Facebook (Lostweasleychild Cosplay)
Ladies and Gentlemen, It gives us great pleasure to present one of our Favorite horror fans, Jessica Broussard! Her knack for bringing the scary out in a fun and friendly way is exactly what ZFO needs from our Horror staff, and she's our own personal "scream queen"
Please feel free to join us in following her on Instagram and Twitter!
When La Trice isn't shooting her Karma Club web series or DAYTRIPPIN with her travel series of the same name she is corresponding on location with ZFO Entertainment. La Trice is an actress/host/producer who founded Fobia Productions with the goal of creating inspiring and entertaining stories that empower women with a huge dose of action, fun, and great storytelling! Count on her to bring you the best and latest news along with tips and tricks to make sure you get the most out of your Con!
To keep up the La Trice, catch her here:
Facebook: Kimberly La Trice Harper
A nerdy, comic-loving, super hero-swooning actress who has worked in theatre, voice-over, film and tv since she was 8 years old. She puts all her dynamic energy into her work on screen and off, dedicated to the entertainment industry.
On her free time, she indulges in all things Horror and creates sinister art for Halloween markets year round as well as actively spreading awareness for animal conservation and Polar Bears.
Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @SavannahRaeLinz, and FB Savannah Rae Linz
John is our resident "POP" vinyl geek, and your expert guide into the world of toys and collectibles. His quirky fun style makes him a fun addition to our little family. Want to know more and see what's new in the pop world, follow him @JohnMargs on Instagram.
Brendan is a real SciFi and Fantasy geek. We're lucky to have his fun and quirky style as part of the Z-60 weekly news.
His comic stylings come from a heavy training in improv comedy and standup. His acting chops are solid too so keep your eyes peeled for more McCay in the future. Until then check out his Twitter Feed
Carissa has been an avid con-goer and cosplayer since she was 10 years old. Her specialty lies in her infinite knowledge of manga and anime. She especially loves meeting kid and family cosplayers at conventions. Carissa is currently studying to become preschool teacher. Follow her on Instagram (@munchkinmarvin)
The immense talent and creativity contained within this little Katt is amazing.
A Cos-player dedicated to creating the richest and most accurate costumes she can requires a lot of dedication to geekdom. She loves a good Con and we know you'll love her very special view on the people she interviews.
Irene uses her creativity across many mediums, but she is drawn to horror most of the time. This beautiful monster has gained experience by scaring at a variety of Halloween events. That is where her love for monster makeing first began. Irene is a make up artist and cosplayer, her great eye for detail is apparent in every look she creates.
Want to keep track of her, follow on Instagram, and friend/like on Facebook
Amber's joins us from the fashion/costume part of the industry. She has worked in the wardrobe department on things ranging from photo shoots, and music videos, to the Conan O'Brien show & Universal Studios Hollywood's Horror Nights, she's seen a wide variety of looks.
When it comes to her interest in the horror genre, a childhood friend's obsession with the Halloween franchise is where it all started. As the saying goes, it was all downhill from there. Blood, guts, gore, and even the humor the genre brings to life is high on Amber's list of things for a good time.
Every girl loves playing dress up, but very few are as good at it as Sascha. This Aussie brings a special charm to the interviews she does, and that's only one we're glad to have her as part of the team.
She's a huge geek and can tell you anything you'd like to know about "the Doctors" from Dr. Who.
Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Also check out her website here.
Scripted Talent (actors and actresses)
Andy the android Sketch Serial
Originally from Ellicott City, Maryland.
Chris graduated from American University with a BA in Visual Media: Film with a Minor in Literature. He worked for Arlington Independent Media, a public access television station for 2 years before moving to Los Angeles to pursue theatrical and commercial acting.
Jamie B. Cline is an L.A. based actor from Orlando, Florida and also a graduate of the USC MFA in Acting program. Take a look around www.jamiebcline.com to see what he's been up to in his year out of grad school.
Roberta Geremicca is an Italian actress, born in Naples in 1984. She moved from Naples to the capital city, Rome, to study acting at 18 years old after graduating from high school. She worked in theatre with Augusto Zucchi and Silvana Bosi.
She worked as a principal actress for the Accademia dell'Immagine dell' Aquilla, for many
years, before having her first guest star roles
in soap operas like Un Posto Al Sole and in the
TV program Uno Mattina, both produced by RAI.
After theatre and TV she decided to move into
film and got a small role in the movie La Voce
do Augusto Zucchi. From Italy she moved to the UK, where she worked in commercials and on stage again while studying English and the different accents trying to be ready for the next big step: Los Angeles, where she currently lives, works and studies at Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
Jade Kanapina was born in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan.
She moved to LA 2 years ago to pursue a professional education in acting. Having graduated from The Theatre of Arts enabled Jade to become the confident and professional actress she is today. Jade enjoys developing new skills in addition to her own such as horseback riding, yoga, cooking and fitness training. She has performed in numerous theatrical shows and on-camera work. You can visit www.jadekanapina.com for more information and upcoming projects.
Irina Kompa was born on August 14, 1985, in Dubna, Russia. She attended the small school theatre in Dubna where she appeared in several theatrical performances beginning at the age of 14. When she was 27, she moved to California. She attended classes at South Coast Repertory in Orange County and is taking classes at Margie Haber Studio in Los Angeles. She started studying acting at the age of 23 and dancing at the age of 7, including ballet, jazz, hip-hop and modern dance. Before acting became her profession, she was a professional dancer. Irina enjoys exercising, dancing and vintage clothing. Her favorite author is Dale Carnegie.
Georgina Leahy is a singing, dancing, fire
breathing actress from South East London who has spent her life on stage and screen.
From Musicals and Operas to Britain’s Got Talent, she just loves to perform. Her on-screen work ranges from Sony Pictures' teen drama series Sofia’s Diary, Treasure King and Real Husbands of Hollywood to Cannes Film Festival credited Winters Secret and PartyGirl, which got worldwide distribution. Georgina toured the UK as backing singer and support act Twinkle Twinkle for 80s legend Adam Ant which was documented by the legendary Jack Bond (Dali in New York) for "Blueblack Hussar."
Georgina has been in numerous commercials and
music videos including Pharrell Williams'
"Happy" and Miley Cyrus' MTV Video Music Awards promo. Georgina is currently following her dreams in the City of Angels, recording her debut album (her song ".hackmyheart" can be heard in the upcoming ZFO film "Vultures"), starring in
"Going Viral" and has recently had the honor of
sharing the screen with Terrence Howard and
Kate moved to LA from Chicago, IL, not too long ago, to pursue the dream of getting people to laugh WITH her instead of AT her. Or AT her in a way she is totally ok with. Kind of an AT but also a WITH sort of way. Or a WITH but AT but on purpose...anyway.
She wouldn't mind selling you peanut butter or
cleaning supplies in TV commercials, if that's cool
with you, too. She's pretty stoked to work with ZFO. Along with training at The Groundlings and working with her sketch comedy group, Moses Malone Comedy, it seems like a step in the right direction.
Kiana Tori is not only a talented actress and dancer, but also a professional plus and fit model in Los Angeles. She is pursuing her bachelors degree in theatre arts at UC San Diego. She has performed in various short films and projects, as well as music videos.
Follow Kiana on Instagram: @KianaTori
Melody Peng is an actress and aspiring escort from
Rochester, MI. Before moving to LA, she earned a BBA
and BA from the University of Michigan, then spent four years working in Corporate Retail.
When she's not sitting around in class, in the audition room, or on set, she enjoys doing yoga, watching South Park, and sending NSFW Snapchats to strangers. Handle: MPeng. Her most candid and embarrassing life moments are chronicled in her blog, which she probably won't share with her children one day.
Lorenzo is originally from Maryland. ZFO appreciates the fact that he served in the US Army for 2 years and the US Navy for 3 years. Lorenzo has been in Los Angeles for 4 years now. His passions are acting, writing, working out, and macaroni & cheese.
"Vultures" short film
This multi-talented gentleman has been in the entertainment industry for years. He has performed as an actor and stunt man and is best known for his work on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), In Time (2011) and Parker (2013).
Ladies and gentlemen, please direct your attention to the center ring! A gifted actor, with a talent for words and wit, Chris Hill is a wonderfully funny man.
His depth and skill also extend well into the dramatic realm and he even teaches a course in professional acting with Womack and Bowman. If you have kids you may recognize his voice (He is the voice of Mr. Munch at Chuck E. Cheese)
Brandon was born on January 15, 1985 in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA as Brandon Anthony Weaver.
Brandon served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 8 years reaching the rank of Sergeant. He studied and graduated from the University of New Mexico.
He is an actor and producer, best known for Grand Theft Auto V (2013), PuppyDragon Land: Pets (2009) and PuppyDragon Land: Rocketship (2009).
This formidable talent will be appearing as the male lead "Jerred" in ZFO's upcoming Sci-fi short film "Vultures" You can find out more about Brandon and what he's up to by following his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Best known for his portrayal of Zach Brock on the Emmy award winning series "Picket Fences" Recently Adam has been seen on "Perception" and "Anger Management". He has lent his voice talents to numerous projects including Peter Pan in "Jake and the Neverland Pirates" and Panicky Smurf in "Smurfs" and "Smurfs 2".
Adam is no stranger to the stage having been seen in the broadway revival of "Into the Woods" as Jack, Boq in the LA company of "Wicked", as well as recently winning a broadway world award for his portrayal of goat in "The Robber Bridegroom" at ICT. Mr. Wylie is also an accomplished magician, and is proud member and award winner at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood.
Marsha Vassilevskaia is a very talented actress, known for Wolf Creek 2 (2013), Border Protection Squad (2014) and Prosopagnosia (2013).
She comes to us from Russia, by way of Australia. Her intriguing accent is one of the features that we here at ZFO found perfect for our production.
She will be lending her beauty and talent to ZFO as "Bethanya" the female lead in our first short "Vultures"