A community organizer, activist and filmmaker with 21 years of experience as a director, editor and producer in the entertainment industry. Mr Aminzadeh has brought his unique perspective and storytelling abilities to every project he takes on. From series work for Discovery ID, A&E Network, The History Channel, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, MTV, TLC, and ABC, to independent music projects and social justice documentaries like Get Up Stand Up and Bigger Than Water, he is genuinely both artist and activist – using his artistic talents and resources to fight for justice on many fronts.
Growing up in Baltimore city Rameen knows the challenges low income minorities face when it comes to opportunities to succeed. Through his non profit Beats Rhymes & Relief he has dedicated his life to utilizing the arts to create paths to success for youth living in marginalized communities.
Director, writer, producer King Hollis, has a profound 20 plus year tenure in the film and television industry. In 2004 Hollis founded Media 13 Studios, an industry-leading creative firm leveraging unrivaled reach and access to create and produce compelling content across these divisions: Narrative Filmmaking, Integrated Long Form Content, Commercials, Brand-Specific- Broadcasting and traditional television.
King Hollis, blends unique talents with a distinct, compelling vision of the future of creative content. With acclaimed documentary series like ‘Children’s Med Dallas’— an unprecedented look behind-the- scenes look at the remarkable cases and doctors in one of the Nation’s premier teaching hospitals— and ‘The Undercard,’ a deeply moving look at boxing in a way that audiences had not previously seen— the studio pushes new boundaries.
Narrative filmmaking and long-form content are the backbone of the Media 13 Studios vision. With genre films like ‘Pearl,’ ‘Sinners and Saints’ and ‘Daylights End, the studio is working with sister company SouthRoad Pictures to develop a slate of engaging, powerful motion pictures and limited series.
Michael Cain realized long ago that film could be used to “change the world.” His career and passions have successfully woven between “for-profit” and “non-profit” ventures.
While in Los Angeles, Michael produced and executive produced over 20 feature-length films for HBO and SHOWTIME. He also produced over 30 commercials and music videos for Black Dog Productions, Ridley Scott’s commercial production company working with David Dobkin, director of The Wedding Crashers and The Judge.
Michael formed Deep Ellum Pictures in 1999 and as its President, produced and directed the award-winning documentary TV Junkie (Special Jury Prize, 2006 Sundance Film Festival). In March 2007, TV Junkie aired on HBO as part of the Addiction Series. This series received the Governor’s Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Science (The Emmy® Awards). Hollywood Reporter called TV Junkie “the most powerful” of the four films included in the HBO series.
Under the M3 Films banner he is co-directing The Starck Club, a documentary set in 1980s Dallas and centered on the designer Philippe Starck’s first American design, the infamous Starck Club. He is in development on the narrative film and television series based on The Club. He also served as an Executive Producer on the Steve Jobs bio-pic Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher and is an Executive Producer on the Stanley Marcus documentary.