Richard Gray has directed four feature films, two feature-length documentaries for FOX, a comedy series pilot for The Movie Network, and an eight-part reality / drama series for FOX. Richard is a graduate of The Victorian College of the Arts School of Film and Television (AUS).
In 2013 Richard and his team completed filming US crime thriller, THE LOOKALIKE. Set in New Orleans, THE LOOKALIKE stars Justin Long, John Corbett, Luis Guzman, Gina Gershon, Jerry O’Connell, Scottie Thompson, and Gillian Jacobs. THE LOOKALIKE has been signed to Arclight Films and is set for release Fall 2013.
Prior to THE LOOKALIKE, 2010/11 saw the theatrical release of Richard’s debut feature film SUMMER CODA, starring Rachael Taylor (Transformers), Alex Dimitriades (Head on) and 2011 & 2013 Academy Award nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom). SUMMER CODA was selected for the Melbourne, Palm Springs and Seattle International Film Festivals.
Richard’s debut U.S. feature MINE GAMES, a supernatural thriller that he co- wrote, stars Joseph Cross (Lincoln), Rafi Gavron (Breaking And Entering), Julianna Guill (Crazy, Stupid, Love.) and Briana Evigan (Step Up 2). MINE GAMES was selected for the Melbourne and Aruba International Film Festival.
In 2012 Richard directed BLINDER, a $5M Australian drama starring Jack Thompson (The Great Gatsby), Oliver Ackland (The Proposition), and Josh Helman (Mad Max, X-Men)
Michele is a writer and producer from Melbourne, Australia, currently based in Los Angeles. Her most recent feature film, THE LOOKALIKE (2013), which she wrote and produced, stars Justin Long, John Corbett, and Luis Guzman (in post-production). Michele has worked as a producer, writer, and script editor on numerous feature films and scripts including Richard Gray’s BLINDER (2013), MINE GAMES (2012) and SUMMER CODA (2010), and Greg McLean’s Playing Jack and Rogue (script editor), as well as developing her own romantic comedy/drama, SOMEONE LIKE ME, funded by Film Victoria’s script development program. Some of her TV work includes two feature length documentaries the SEA TO THE SKY GAMES (FOXTEL) and FISH OUT OF WATER (FOX 8), eight episodes of the THE PHONE (FOX 8), and a funded comedy pilot for the Movie Network, SO NOW YOU’RE FAMOUS, starring Pia Miranda and Dylan Lewis. Michele has had numerous stage plays produced at La Mama, The ATYP and for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She just completed her first commercial fiction manuscript, FROM LITTLE THINGS.
Virginia has produced all four of Richard Gray’s feature films, including THE LOOKALIKE (2013), BLINDER (2013), MINE GAMES (2012), and SUMMER CODA (2010). In addition, Virginia is credited for her work as production manager on the horror/thriller feature CRAWLSPACE (2012), production coordinator on THE CUP (2011 starring Stephen Curry, Bill Hunter, Brendan Gleeson), and line producer on Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s, critically-aclaimed, HAIL (2011, www.hailmovie.com).
Virginia is currently on post-production on the Yellow Brick Films US crime thriller, THE LOOKALIKE (2013). Set in New Orleans, THE LOOKALIKE (2013) stars Justin Long, John Corbett, Luis Guzman, Gina Gershon, Jerry O’Connell, Scottie Thompson, and Gillian Jacobs. THE LOOKALIKE (2013) has been signed to Arclight Films, is currently in post-production, and set for release in Fall 2013.
Virginia is producer and managing director of YELLOW BRICK FILMS, HOTEL CARNAVAL, and Melbourne-based company, PLOT MEDIA.
Jamie Houge is a producer from Melbourne, Australia. Her feature work includes producer and production coordinator on US based feature film THE LOOKALIKE (2013) starring Justin Long, John Corbett, Luis Guzman & more (currently in post- production), associate producer and production coordinator on BLINDER (2013). Jamie is also credited for her work as production coordinator on US feature film, MINE GAMES (2011), Production manager of Dendy short film award winner, PERCEPTION (2013, Dir. Miranda Nation). Jamie draws her expertise from a successful career in business systems, and the strategising of marketing and publicity across all forms of media.
Beyond her work as a producer of feature film, Jamie produces for online, mobile apps, and marketing strategy for film and productions. She specialises in working with creative industries, new businesses, productions, and other producers, in identifying and engaging audiences for a film or project from inception through release. Her work can be found at www.plot.net.au. Working from PLOT Media in South Melbourne, Jamie is currently a producer in pre-production on two US based features set for production in late 2013 and 2014.