COLLAGE PRODUCTIONS  
 
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JASON SCADRON, Executive Producer and Director  
 
Jason Scadron is the president of Collage Productions, Inc., which he founded in 2000. Collage Productions, Inc. produces award-winning films which explore history, arts, sports, and culture. Productions include documentaries, recruiting, branding and marketing films, commercials, and commission works for such clients as National Geographic Today, George Mason University, The Alexandria Crew Boosters, AmericanTCB, and the Mclean PR Group.

Currently, Mr. Scadron is directing Developing Business in China with executive producer Liv Violette. The film chronicles a ten day business trip with the AmericanTCB delegation as they visit three cities in China. Our cameras follow these ambitious businessmen as they participate in the SINOCES (Consumer Electronics Show), closed door meetings, factory tours, banquets, and sight seeing. The film also includes many interviews to provide insight and lessons learned to the China market. Production in China concluded in summer 2006 and is now in post-production.

In September 2006, Lady Titans: A Title IX Victory has been released on dvd. The documentary is about the T.C. Williams High School women's crew team and their coach Dee Campbell. The film chronicles a rowing season and portrays the lifelong impact of their coach on two generations of women. The film also raises awareness about Title IX and is hosted and narrated by Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes.

In 2002 and 2003, Messenger From Russia aired nationally on The National Geographic Channel (Cine Golden Eagle, Aurora Gold Award, Chris Award). This magazine piece covered Valery Ponomarev, a jazz trumpet player from Russia. In first person style, Ponomarev tells his tale of how he fulfilled his dream of playing in New York with his jazz heroes, particularly Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.

Mr. Scadron gained a strong documentary foundation at Manifold Productions, Inc. Manifold Productions produces numerous award-winning nationally broadcast documentaries. At Manifold Productions, Mr. Scadron served as the associate producer. Credits include, God and the Inner City which aired nationally on PBS in June 2003, Rediscovering George Washington which aired nationally on PBS on July 4, 2002, and The Fall of Newt Gingrich which aired nationally on PBS during the 2000 Presidential election.

Mr. Scadron also was a researcher for the Oscar renowned Guggenheim Productions, Inc. At Guggenheim Productions, Mr. Scadron worked with the acclaimed Charles Guggenheim and his daughter Grace for the commissioned film The duPonts: The 200th Anniversary in America. Mr. Scadron served his apprenticeship as a production assistant at Universal Studios and on visiting productions in the Washington-Metropolitan area.

A graduate of George Mason University, Mr. Scadron has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in American literature and film criticism. Jason Scadron, his wife Michele, daughter Claire, and twins Mack and Sophie reside in the City of Fairfax, Virginia where he serves on the city's Commission on the Arts and Family Task Force.

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LIV VIOLETTE, Executive Producer  
 
Liv Violette is the President and CEO of The McLean PR Group. A communicator at heart, Liv returned to the public relations and the film industry and founded The McLean PR Group, Inc. in 2004 after the successful development of two high tech corporations, Washington Laboratories, Ltd. and AmericanTCB.
As President and CEO of The McLean PR Group, Liv lives to make her clients happy all the while developing a team of senior filmmakers, marketing and public relations professionals equally as dedicated to her clients and her company. With more than 18 years of public relations, promotional and business ownership experience, Liv wanted to share her expertise with others looking to leverage the power of communications. McLean PR Group was established in this spirit.

Prior to the birth of her technology companies, Liv Violette gained extensive experience in the performance arts while employed in professional dance companies, commercials, MTV videos and industrial shows. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from The Towson State University, and was the first student ever enlisted to be the TSU Dance Company's assistant director and choreographer.
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MICHAEL FARKAS, Cinematographer and Editor  
 

Michael Farkas has over twenty-four years storytelling experience in narrative, feature length, documentary, and marketing films.

Mr. Farkas earned his BA with honors in Cinema/Television production at the prestigious USC film school in Los Angeles, CA. In 1984, Mr. Farkas produced and directed the theatrical feature film Prime Risk, budgeting at 1.5 million dollars, distributed on HBO, Cinemax, and broadcast worldwide. In 1987, Michael started Infocus Video in Washington, D.C., where he has directed, photographed, and edited over 250 television productions. His clients include MetLife, Sprint, Unisys, Discovery Channel, U.S. Navy, Department of Defense, Cisco Systems, American Express, FDIC, and many U.S. government agencies.

Mr. Farkas has won numerous awards for his work, including Best First Feature Film (International Festival of Films and Youth, in Paris), ITVA, Telly, CINE Golden Eagle, National Government Communicators Award, the U.S. International Film Festival, and Worldfest Houston. Michael is a member of Delta Kappa Alpha, a USC Cinema honorary organization, and is also recognized by Who's Who in Entertainment.
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