RYAN HARRISS - FOUNDER/PRODUCER

Ryan Harriss was born in the lush rolling hills and green forests of Southern Oregon where he began directing his friends in movies as early as 9 years old, shaping a lifelong passion for filmmaking with a trusty old Super 8 camera and plenty of enthusiasm. After graduating high school, he began an internship at Industrial Light and Magic and completed it in 2012 when he met his writing partner Jeff Haskett-Wood. The two would form Walking Distance Productions with Oscar Gubelman and go on to produce short films and write features together.

He produced and directed his directorial debut 'Zooey' and is in pre-production on the company's next feature.

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OSCAR GUBELMAN - FOUNDER/PRODUCER

Oscar Gubelman was born and raised in the rainy city of Seattle where he discovered a passion for acting at an early age. He then moved to Los Angeles, training and graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before becoming a member of their company in 2008.  He has also had the amazing opportunity to work with other marvelous companies such as South Coast Repertory Theater, Inland Valley Repertory Theater, The Unknown Artists and Ruckus Rockwell. He has taken the stage with shows such as Suburbia, Pride and Prejudice, You Can't Take It With You, Bus Stop and Prelude to a Kiss to name a few; not to mention musicals like Company, Enter the Guardsmen and Young Frankenstein.

 

Oscar has also had the one of a kind opportunity to study under the talented Hank Azaria, and director Joel Bishoff. His film and television credits include short films like Multi-Tasker, Guest and shows like Battle BC on The History Channel.

 

He produced and played the role of Richard in Zooey, and is looking ahead to produce the company's next feature.

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JEFF HASKETT-WOOD - FOUNDER/PRODUCER 

Jeff Haskett-Wood was born and raised in Oregon where he began writing from an early age, working on stories with his father or planning out crudely-drawn comic books. He went on to attend the University of Oregon where he studied film with a focus on screenwriting and later formed a partnership with Ryan Harriss whom he's been writing/producing with for over five years.

He wrote and produced Zooey and is writing the company's next feature alongside Ryan Harriss.

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