Tony Bloodworth - Writer/Director/Producer
After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Memphis with a major in Film Production, Tony packed up his run-down Mitsubishi Mirage and moved to Los Angeles where he wrote and directed several short films. The most recent of those -“Figure 8”- was selected to screen at the prestigious Los Angeles Short Film Festival, among other fests. His previous film - the vampire drama “seeing”- screened at the Oxford Film Festival, as well as additional showcases around the country. In 2015 and 2016 his first feature - the thriller Forced Move - was fortunate enough to be chosen for festivals around the world before Summer Hill Films obtained the distribution rights.
Additionally, Tony has written several screenplays, a sampling of which includes…
Valentine – His first script was a semi-finalist in several national screenwriting contests and was a top 30 entrant in the Project Greenlight competition.
Driving a Stick – Another script that performed well in various competitions including the Hollywood Nexus and WriteMovies screenwriting contests.
The Long Night – A semi-finalist of both the WriteMovies and Slamdance screenplay competitions.
Tony is currently working diligently on multiple projects for multiple platforms. 2019 should be an interesting year!
Barry Barclay - Producer
Barry Barclay is currently the SVP of Production at Gunpowder & Sky, a global independent production studio with offices in Los Angeles, New York and London. In that capacity, he manages all physical production for the company, overseeing the execution of each project from start to finish. Some of Gunpowder & Sky’s most recent credits include the MTV series Too Stupid to Die and the Sundance films Hearts Beat Loud and Summer of ‘84. While in his role as SVP he also frequently serves as an executive producer of many of their projects (the forthcoming It Takes Three, Deadcon and Eat Brains Love).
Prior to his work at Gunpowder & Sky, he worked for over 20 years in pretty much every aspect of film and television production. Having overseen production on such shows as America’s Next Top Model, WEtv’s Growin’ Up Hip-Hop, MTV’s The Phone and BET’s Born to Dance among many others. Preceding his move to television, he worked as a Production Coordinator on such films as 3:10 To Yuma, The Break Up and The Losers to name a few.
Between these projects he continued to develop feature film schedules and budgets for a myriad group of established producers and studios. (e.g.; Prisoners w/ Hugh Jackman, Our Brand is Crisis w/ Sandra Bullock, Contraband w/ Mark Wahlberg, and many more).
Barry is from Memphis, TN where he graduated from the University of Memphis with a BA in Communications.
Rhes Low - Lead Actor/Co-Producer
Rhes Low earned his BFA in Theatre from Southern Methodist University. Soon after, he moved to Los Angeles, CA, where he lived for six years and made a living as a "blue collar" actor in theatre, film and television. In 2000, the Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a best actor nomination for his role in Emmy Award winning writer Jim Inman's A Weekend Night at Only's. In 2001, he won a best actor award at the IHP film fest held at the Directors Guild of America. In 2002, he received a second nomination. While in Los Angeles, he worked on over 30 independent films and on numerous television shows (Crossing Jordan, Strong Medicine, Power Rangers, etc.) and commercials (Heineken, FED EX, Diamond Bows, etc.). Rhes has studied with Diane Salinger, Peter Brook (master class), Adam Tomei (improv), and Richard Lawson at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Additionally, he has had the privilege of working with screen legends such as Ernest Borgnine, Martin Landau and Miguel Ferrer.
In 2006, Rhes took a hiatus from acting and moved back to Oxford, MS where he opened Oxford's first gourmet grocery, Market Rhes. After that, Rhes garnered a wealth of experience working in corporate sales. It was during this period that Rhes was approached about teaching acting to children. In association with the YAC, Rhes started the Oxford Acting Studio, which now has a student body of 60 plus kids (ages 4-25). In order to best serve his students, Rhes ventured back into the acting world and currently makes his living working in regional commercials as well as film and television - most recently appearing in ABC's Nashville.
Rhes currently resides in Oxford, MS with his wife and children.