Mr. Knauf created and served as Executive Producer of his Emmy Award-winning series, “Carnivále” (HBO). Mr. Knauf has since written episodes of “Supernatural” (The CW) and “Fear Itself” (NBC). He has served as a Consulting Producer on “Stand Off” (FOX) , “My Own Worst Enemy” (NBC) and the hit cult series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (Starz). He is presently developing an epic 3D series, PHARAOH, for Canal+. Additionally, he and his son, Charles Knauf, have collaborated on “The Invincible Iron Man” for Marvel Comics and the SyFy pilot/mini, “The Phantom,” which is currently under development as a regular series.
Mr. Knauf has recently turned to screenwriting, developing a feature trilogy for Will Smith and Overbrook Productions, “The Legend of Cain,” as well as “Honey Vicarro” for Flame Productions. He has also been active with creating internet content since 1999, developing several award-winning websites.
Mr. Mendelsohn spent years in management in various industries before co-founding Unreal Audio, a Burbank, California-based post production sound studio in 2003. Some of Unreal Audio’s clients included Fox Kids, AMC, The Disney Channel, Soapnet and various production companies for both, features and television projects. Unreal Audio also worked occasionally with contemporary music artists, and produced the final mix for the super-group Velvet Revolver’s 2004 debut album Contraband.
In 2008, Mr. Mendelsohn joined unmovies, where he has become a partner in several upcoming television and feature projects. He is a co-founder of BlackBxx, a multimedia entertainment company.
Mr. Hunter spent over ten years in film and television finance, production and distribution business. He produced three feature films, including “Urbania” that premiered in the Sundance Dramatic Competition 2000 and was released by Lions Gate. Douglas also worked as a development and production executive at Outlaw Productions where he worked on films like “Addicted to Love” with Matthew Broderick and Meg Ryan and “The Santa Clause” with Tim Allen.
Subsequently, Mr. Hunter was named Vice President of Acquisitions and Licensing at Dynamic Digital Depth (DDD), responsible for multi-million dollar development, licensing and publishing deals in the 3D market. In this capacity he negotiated IP deals with CE companies like Samsung, Sharp and Acer, and 3D content distribution deals with Vivendi Entertainment, National Geographic and K2 Communications.
Douglas Hunter has consulted with companies interested in 3D content production and distribution, negotiating VOD/PPV deals with Virgin Media, NumeriCable, SkyLife, Sogecable and NET Brazil and was a Co-Producer of The Montreux Jazz Festival in 3D.
As an actor, Mr. Osmond appeared in a number of productions, among them “The Front Page,” “Irma la Douce” and episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” “Gunsmoke” and “All in the
Family.” He has written scores of television episodes, features and pilots, as well as scripting and directing "The Penitent," a feature film starring Raul Julia and Armand Assante.
Mr. Osmond has taught over 20,000 acting students, conducting weekly scene-study classes in Los Angeles, San Francisco and around the country. He has also lectured and guided acting workshops at the U.S. Film and Video Festival in Park City, Utah, the Denver Film Festival, the University of Texas, University of Utah, Southern Methodist University and The Southwest Theatre Conference.