CLIFF BROADWAY
Partner

Writer/Producer Clifford Broadway has worked across the spectrum of the performing arts including voicing characters for The Disney Channel animated series "Stitch!" and "Lord of the Rings" X-Box games, stage works, films, TV, old-fashioned terrestrial radio and razors-edge 360 degree view livestreams. He has likewise written for each medium.

A principal member of Industry Standard Films, Clifford is creating several new film and TV projects including a pop-culture franchise series that explores modern mythmakers and hosting an exciting array of livestream events for Comic-Con fans and genre geeks. Helping launch the XSN livestream network in late 2016, Clifford hosted a wide array of programming with British pop sensation Kate Nash (star of Netflix series "G.L.O.W.") including "New Comics Wednesday," reviewing the hottest comic book titles from Marvel, D.C., Image and more; while maintaining a massive wordlwide J.R.R. Tolkien fan audience who join the live news/interview show featuring Hobbit and Lord of the Rings actors and the New Zealand filmmakers averaging 30K - 100K live viewers weekly. Clifford worked on "Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed" (History Channel 2007), which received three Prime Time Emmy Award nominations including Outstanding Nonfiction Special, Outstanding Writing & Directing. Clifford co-wrote and produced "Ringers: Lord of the Fans" (Sony Pictures 2005), winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award (2005 Newport Beach Film Fest) and a 2006 Saturn Award nomination. For many years he has enjoyed the dynamism of animation and video game voice over work (Sam trusted hero and gardner to Frodo in Universal Interactive's "The Fellowship of the Ring"). His voice-over prank on The Jamie Kennedy Experiment became a YouTube sensation.

A pioneer blogger, Clifford started in 1999 as a senior writer/editor with the most popular mega-site on the web for fantasy fans, TheOneRing.net. His work was compiled in two volumes of "The People's Guide to J.R.R. Tolkien" (Cold Spring Press). His first critically acclaimed play, "Elevator," was produced in 1998 by Los Angeles' nascent Copperview Theatre Company. He launched his stage career on the Chicago boards in 1988, including the smash comedy "Party" and a turn as the beleaguered Darren Stephens in "Bewitched: The Musical," among many others. Clifford hails from Melbourne, Florida, and now resides in the heart of Hollywood – and yes, Broadway is his name FO REALZ, he had nothing to do with it.



   
   
   
   
JOSH MANDEL
Partner

Josh Mandel studied at UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television and received an MFA from the Producers Program. He began his filmmaking career in music videos with artists like Eminem and Sean Paul before segueing into features and commercials.

Josh’s films have screened at dozens of festivals worldwide, including The Venice Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Tribeca, Rotterdam, Locarno, Edinburgh, London BFI, True/False and Deauville. Josh’s first feature was the “Lord of the Rings” documentary, Ringers, released worldwide by Sony Pictures. Josh produced Nathan Silver's breakout drama, Uncertain Terms, which was named one of the Best Films of 2016 by outlets like The New Yorker and Indiewire. Josh produced the first two films from Humphrey Bogart's revived production company:This Last Lonely Place, which was released theatrically Summer 2016, and The White Orchid, which is currently in post-production. Josh executive produced Mark Jackson’s debut feature, Without, which won an Independent Spirit Award and is getting released thru Slamdance Presents and Arclight Cinemas Fall 2017. Josh also produced Thirst Street, a French/US co-production that premiered at Tribeca and the Venice Film Festival, and is being released by Samuel Goldwyn Films Fall 2017.

Josh recently produced Natalie, which premiered at Edinburgh, and is currently playing the festival circuit. Josh is currently in pre-production for Mark Jackson’s new film, Hafsia. In between films, Josh produces tv commercials and online content for Mattel, Warner Bros, Disney, Universal, Marvel, DC, Dreamworks and WWE. Josh is also a Senior Programmer at the Slamdance Film Festival. As a producer and festival programmer, Josh works year-round to support independent film.


   
   
   
   
JEFF MARCHELLETTA
Partner

As an actor and producer, Jeff’s passion is great story telling. Jeff studied script analysis for many years in both NYC and LA with such renowned teachers as New York Times bestselling author Larry Moss, whom he still studies with today.

Jeff has produced a variety of projects including features, documentaries, theater, music videos and more. Jeff produced Ringers: Lord of the Fans, narrated by Dominic Monaghan and won the Outstanding Achievement Award in Filmmaking at the 2005 Newport Beach Film festival. Ringers was released worldwide by Sony Pictures and received a 2006 Saturn Award Nomination. In 2010 Jeff produced and directed a music video Shake That released in 2011 for a Grammy Listed indie artist. Also in 2011 Jeff executive produced Without, an award winning narrative feature written and directed by Mark Jackson (War Story) which took the international film festival circuit by storm and was called “Stunningly evocative” by Variety. Without was nominated for a Gotham Award and is a recipient of a 2012 Indie Spirit Award. In 2013 Jeff produced This Last Lonely Place, the first of two films from Humphrey’s Bogarts revived production company, which had a successful Kickstarter campaign and won the Special Jury Prize for Cinematography at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival.

Jeff also executive produced Uncertain Terms a critically acclaimed feature written and directed by Nathan Silver (Thirst Street) that premiered at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival and had its international premiere at the 2014 Edinburgh Film Festival where it received a Best International Feature Film Nomination. Jeff also produced the second film from the estate of Humphrey Bogart The White Orchid which is in post-production. Jeff currently has a few character-driven film projects in development.