Luke Osteen (Actor) was born and raised in Sunbury, Georgia. Luke fell in love with the theatre at the age of 8 after attending his school’s variety show. He has appeared in many school plays as well as theatrical performances in the Savannah Children’s Theatre. In July of 2015, Luke attended Camp Broadway in NYC where he attended workshops directed by current Broadway actors and directors.
In his free time, Luke loves creating lego creatures, writing short stories and plays, drawing, riding his bike and playing with his friends. Luke lives in Sunbury, Georgia with his parents, older brother, and three dogs, Pippa, Chesney, and Ellie.
Austin Martin (Actor) is a 10 year old actor, script writer and singer from Hinesville, Georgia. Austin developed an interest in acting through local school plays where he had various speaking and singing parts. Austin is active in his local church and sings quite a bit leading several songs. Austin currently attends 5th grade, is an honor student every nine weeks and was recently inducted in the Elementary National Honor Society.
Austin is active in several extra-curricular activities. He was elected to the position of Vice President of his local 4-H Club and plays the trombone in his school elementary band. Austin is also a pretty good athlete and loves baseball where he has played for the local county recreation league baseball team for the last three years.
Austin is enrolled in the Actor’s Academy for Dramatic Arts” (AADA). Austin made his first acting debut in a supporting role as the brother of the lead character in the movie, “Ben & Ara”, was featured in “Birth of a Nation - The Nat Turner Rebellion”, and a lead character in “My Brother’s Keeper”. Additionally, Austin played a lead role in television movie, “Kids Inspire” which was a documentary about bullying and most recently was photographed for a city-wide billboard.
When asked why he loves acting, writing and singing and his answer is, “because it’s fun and it makes me smile!”
William Mark McCullough
William Mark McCullough (Actor) currently lives in Savannah, Georgia where he relocated from Los Angeles. Mark holds a bachelors degree in political theory and theatre from Mercer University as well as a law degree from American University in Washington, DC.
Mark has acted in numerous films and TV shows. He landed a supporting role opposite Tom Cruise in the drug smuggling thriller, Mena. Mark will be seen in the upcoming Matthew McConaughey Civil War epic, Free State Of Jones. He appears in The Birth Of A Nation, which was selected for competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Mark stars opposite Michael Ironside in the horror film, Patient Seven and has a recurring role in the new series Underground on WGN America.
In addition to acting, Mark is also a filmmaker. He has written, directed and produced several projects through his production company, Fort Argyle Films.
Prior to his career in entertainment, Mark had worked in politics and law on Capitol Hill. A serious car accident while on a trip to Nicaragua prompted him to change his career path.
Mark is a passionate world traveler, having backpacked through 17 countries including Russia, Turkey, Serbia, Cuba and Nicaragua. He has also traveled extensively throughout the U.S., exploring the back roads of over 30 states on his motorcycle.
Elizabeth Brewster (Actor) earned a theater degree from The University of South Carolina and soon after moved to New York City where she studied with Gene Frankel. While in NY she did dinner theater, commercial work, off Broadway as well as appearing on the soap opera Another World. Over the last several years, since moving to Savannah, her body of work has included Stage, TV, Commercial work, Voice Over, Print Work, Independent and Feature Films. Elizabeth can be seen in the 2016 release of James Franco's feature film In Dubious Battle.
Melissa Lloyd Wade
Melissa LLoyd-Wade (Actor) lives in Savannah, Georgia with her husband and children. Melissa has appeared in print advertising and commercial as a nurse for the U.S. Census Bureau. She has also appeared in print advertising for New City Media. Melissa loves nursing, acting, listening to music, playing basketball and watching all sporting events. Melissa would like to thank her family and friends for their support of a new journey. She also thanks Chad Darnell for reminding her that dreams aren't always for the ones who sleep but to be awake and experience a dream is even more amazing. Melissa is looking forward to learning and growing more with her acting skills.
Anthony Paderewski (Actor/Producer) is proving to be truly versatile talent in the Southeast. From photography to acting to coaching to even producing Mr. Paderewski is excelling in all aspects of the film and television. Anthony has provided his resources to Savannah and surrounding states for the past 20 years. He created a career both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. As a performer his work in numerous television film and commercial projects. From one tree hill to Nashville, and "The Last Song" with Miley Cyrus. The past six years Anthony has been the Savannah producer of the largest timed festival in the world, The 48 hour film Project. He is representing Savannah as the city Producer and giving independent filmmakers a platform where they can be creative, informative, and passionate about film making. You will also see him behind the scenes working as anything from a production assistant to an assistant location manager to even a director.
Also Anthony is a talented acting instructor. Mentoring his kids and adults into becoming the best they possibly can be. Many of the students have gone on to do very great things. Some of his students can be seen in TV shows like The Walking Dead, and feature films such as Taken 3, the duff, and 90 minutes in heaven. He Especially takes a strong role as a mentor. working with children and teens as they start becoming young adults. Making sure they know how to make good choices in they're acting career and also in life.
The photographer aspect of Anthony's career is on the forefront. Shooting for all the top talent agencies in the southeast. Anthony's photography (aka APhotography) has become his own unique style on casting sites everywhere. Using his talents as an acting coach along with a fantastic Eye for light he's able to bring out something special in each of his photos. Portraits that come alive with personality, intensity, and charisma.
The love for the industry and other people success around him is obvious. To Anthony Savannah is his home and he will continue to help others in his community. Together he feels we can make Savannah great. Together we can be the next Hollywood of the South.
Donald L. Lovett (Actor) is a native of Liberty County, Georgia. He is a graduate of North Georgia Technical College and honor graduate of Brewton-Parker College.
Mr. Lovette is employed as the Director of Laboratory Services for Liberty Regional Medical Center.
Wearing many hats, he was elected to serve as Chairman of the Liberty County Board of Commissioners in 2012. In addition he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Savannah Technical College, Chairman of the Savannah Tech Advisory Council for the Liberty County Campus and in many other civic positions.
He is also a local playwright, having written, produced and directed several “plays for all reasons and seasons.” To promote his work he established Love-It Productions, Inc. in 2007. Generally behind the scenes as writer and producer My Brother’s Keeper is his first film experience. His singing talent and acting background made for a smooth transition from plays to film. In addition he is a member of the Gospel Cousinaires, a family singing group that is featured in the film.
He is the recipient of several awards and recognitions to include the MLK President’s Award, and Savannah Technical College Community Star Award.
His motto is: by helping others one helps himself.
David R. Cleveland
David R. Cleveland (Actor) was born and raised in Charleston SC. March 21,1952. The son of Ross D. Cleveland and Delorse Dempsey Cleveland. He has 1 sister and 2 brothers.
David loves spending time with his wife and family. Fishing, traveling, and Praising the Lord. Meeting new and exciting people and working hard to develop his career in acting.
David started his movie career as doing background work on Lifetime’s Army Wives, Sponge Bob out of Water, Tammy, Sacrament.
CBS’s Reckless was his first feature role (Juror).
Bill Cooper (Actor) was born in Lowell, Massachusetts in June, 1944 where he resided until 2000. Currently he lives in Savannah, GA. He is a retired Superintendent with the US Postal Service (retired 1992), and metamorphosed into an actor, launching his acting career in 2004, from which he has appeared in three feature-length films, including: CBGB in 2013 and most recently, My Brother's Keeper. As well, he has acted, mostly lead roles in over 45 Savannah College of Art & Design Student Films, many of which have been entered in film festivals around the world. He also has performed in 12 Savannah area community plays, including: 12 Angry men (Lead), One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (Support), A Christmas Story (Support), and Into the Woods (Support). Most currently, he appearing on stage in the Steve Martin adaptation: The Underpants (Support)
Additionally, he is a singer, song-writer, comedian and author. He has created multiple poems and short stories as well as his own song. Retirement brought a plethora of opportunities; affording him unlimited availability to act and do stand-up comedy;
One of his favorite pastimes is spending time riding his classic British motorcycle.
He also appears several times at local clubs doing stand-up comedy and hosts a local stand-up show monthly.