One-Eyed Horse - Crew
Wayne Shipley (writer and director)
Wayne Shipley is retired from Andover/North County High Schools in Anne Arundel County, Maryland where he served as English department chairperson and drama coach. At North County he directed Lil' Abner,Oklahoma, Into the Woods, City of Angels, and West Side Story, often collaborating with musical director Neil Ewachiw. His non-musical efforts at the school include Plaza Suite, M*A*S*H, To Kill a Mockingbird, The World's Worst High School Play, Up the Down Staircase, and Never Mind What Happened, How Did It End?
Ten years ago, Mr. Shipley, along with John Strawbridge and founder Gary Wheeler, formed Actors Company Theatre, where he directed The Fantasticks, Man of La Mancha and The Lion in Winter and tech directed On Golden Pond. Most recently he directed Seussical the Musical for ACT. He has also worked for Merely Players' directing their production of Into the Woods.
Venturing into the world of independent filmmaking, Wayne has worked production crew and appeared in Terror in the Tropics for Midnight Marquee and The Death of Poe for Redfield Arts. He is currently assisting Zero Point Productions with their debut project Convergence.
He also has performed as a background actor in Liberty Heights, Species II, Runaway Bride, Pecker and Cecil B. Demented.
Wayne also frequently provides technical direction for Pasadena Theater Company including their productions of Little Shop of Horrors, Dracula and Its a Wonderful Life. Mr. Shipley is the former Executive Director of The Chesapeake Arts Center and serves on the Board of the Cultural Arts Foundation of Anne Arundel County and the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.
(director of photography)
Jeff Herberger is a veteran camera operator and editor with over 25 years of experience in the film and video industry. Jeff first learned his trade as a Photographers Mate in the United States Navy. A graduate of the University of Southern Californias School of Cinema & Television, he approaches each shoot with a heavy emphasis on the art of lighting for video and film. He has shot, edited and directed the documentaries, The Washington Winemakers and The Game Comes Home .He also DPd Terror in The Tropics and the upcoming Terror in The Pharaohs Tomb. Jeff is currently a freelance Director of Photography/Editor and Vice President of Longthrow Multimedia International LLC. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth Holmes is a full time volunteer at Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, MD where she has worked on numerous plays in the Center's theatres....several of which were directed by Wayne Shipley. This was the beginning of their working relationship in theatre.
Her photography skills proved to be an asset as film historian in addition to her roles as producer and production manager.
(2nd Unit Director)
JOHN STRAWBRIDGE is one of the founding directors of Actors Company Theatre, for which he has directed numerous stage productions. He has also directed projects for Pasadena Theatre Company and for The Little Theatre of Alexandria, for which he was twice nominated for Best Director, and he directed the inaugural production of the Actors Center play reading series.
On stage, John has appeared in The Lion in Winter and Hot l Baltimore. On screen, he can be seen in Serial Mom, Cry-Baby, Her Alibi, and various commercial and industrial projects.
As a Film Director, John just finished CONVERGENCE for Zero Point Productions, and is in development on an independent feature.
He is the Creative Director of Campanile Media, which provides writing, directing, education, private coaching and consulting services.
Other professional credits include Associate Casting Director for film and television, Artistic Director of The Education and Entertainment Foundation (501.c.3), Technical Director and Lighting Designer, and a stint with the MD State Film Commission.
He is an educator, active in classes and seminars for professional actors. He is co-instructor of the on-going Working Actor series of classes for the Actors Company Theatre, which include workshops in The Business, Audition Technique, On Camera Technique, Scene Study, and Acting Skills. At the college level, he has been an adjunct Faculty member at CCC and Villa Julie College.
His first book The Audition Book: What Casting Directors Are Really Looking For will soon be available on Amazon.com
John is a recipient of the Actors' Center 2001 Theatre Distinction Award.
"Cowboy Bob" Brown is a former pro-rodeo rough stock contestent. He is currently a wrangler, barn manager and horsemanship and riding instructor at Holt Horses.
When Wayne asked him to play the part of Slim he was both honored andnervous, but the role of Slim is so much like his daily activities that it has been a pleasure.
(Stunt and Fight Choreographer)
Far from his native country, Janan Ferdosi is a Persian-born actor, professional martial artist and Fight/Stunt Choreographer. A resident of the US for four years, he currently lives in Baltimore, MD where he studies acting and computer engineering at a local college. Since discovering his new found talent and appreciation for the art last year, Ferdosi has been in multiple projects ranging from student films to television and is planning to move shortly to Los Angeles to pursue his dream. After his first role as the lead in student films, The Blue Bike, and "Terror", he has went on to projects such as Digging for the Truth: Atlantis- New Revelations as a reenactment actor, a Lead spy in the "Atlantic Video's Spy Commercial", and a dancer in the nationwide Bloom grocery store commercial. Currently he is Choreographing many different fight sequences for the upcoming Indy, "One-Eyed Horse" and has been working alongside industry pros such as John Strawbridge, Gary Wheeler, Mark Redfield, Wayne Shipley and soon to be interviewed by Brian Dragonuk on a local television channel. He has become eligible for membership of SAG (Screen Actor's Guild) in less than seven months and is going to audition for Actor's Studio, one of the best acting academies world wide.
(Rodeo Rescue Team)
Mark Thornton is a state of Maryland EMT-B. He has extensive experience in rodeo medical support for 14 years and supports several rodeos in the state. Mark is also has 18 years of experience as a volunteer fire firefighter in Savage, Md. Currently working full time as a contractor at the NSA in Fort Meade, Md. Mark spends his free time working on a classic 1967 GTO. And someday would love to move back to Colorado
Women's Riding Double
Born and raised in Maryland, Shannon started showing horses when she was four years old and has continued showing throughout the years. She is now a stay at home mom with a 11 month old daughter. Pat Shipley was her first riding instructor. The Shipley's have been Shannon's second family since she was born, with her father being close-live long friend of Wayne and Pat.
Shannon's previous acting work includes playing the "Marrstown Banshee" in an episode of Discovery Canada's Creepy Canada.
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