MIKE CERVELLO

Writer and Director


SAMPLE REEL

Mike started out as a writer/cartoonist for the student newspaper, The Campus, while at City College. Afterwards, he worked as an Associate Producer for the 16 mm Indie Film, "Dawson's Nose." From there, he worked as a ghost writer for Landgrafix Publications for the Comic Books series, "Star Fighters." Mike later founded CVK Publishing and has two books in print, "The Refuge of Night" and "Heart of a Killer." Both books are in distribution with Barns&Noble.Com. In 2000, he wrote/directed/produced "Very Special Agents" a 34 minute overview of his books. This direct to video production was shown at the January 2002 NY International Independent Film & Video Festival. In 2001, he worked as a video editor for a taped version of the play "Armitage Shanks" by director Kirk Marco.



BRADLEY J. MAYER

Production Designer

Bradley's credits include: Assistant art director "A Beautiful Mind", "Zoolander", "The Original Kings of Comedy", and associate set designer for "Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus".



KITTY BOOTS
Costume Designer

Fashion designer turned costume Designer, Kitty's credits include creating the signature looks for rock legends Billy Idol, Alice Cooper, Adam Ant, Sputnik and others. She will lend her skills to create a distinct fashion statement.


STEVEN LAMBERT
Stunt Coordinator

Steven has credits on many action films including: The Quest, Walk in the Clouds, Indiana Jones: Last Crusade, Always, Killer, McMartin Trial, Blind Fury, The Dragon: Story of Bruce Lee and many other high caliber films.



KNB EFX GROUP INC.

Special Effects

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JERRY ACERNO

Storyboards

Born in Queens, NY in 1961, Jerry started his professional career as an inker for Marvel comics. At the same time, he wrote, directed and co-produced the independent 16 mm B/W horror spoof, "Dawson's Nose", working with Mike Cervello. After doing more work for DC comics, Jerry moved to LA in 1992 to further his career as a storyboard artist. Over the next few years, Jerry did storyboards on animated TV shows such as "EXOSQUAD" (Universal), X-MEN (Graz) and Pocahontas 2 direct to video (Disney). In recent years, Jerry has been storyboarding for live-action animatics and trailers as well as movie poster comps. He has also created the 'Good- Girl'/ Film Noir comic book feature "Shadow Lady", which has appeared in Big Bang Comics. With almost 20 years experience in story telling related industries, we are proud to have Jerry Acerno aboard to help visualize VSA.



RICHARD SILVA
First A.D.

Richard's credits include Stuart Little 2, L.A.X., Angryman, Hard Luck, Totally Blonde, The Translator, Damian Cromwell's Postcards from America among many other projects.