Indy Horror Film Maker
Award-winning indie horror filmmaker Joe Sherlock is a veteran of over 30 feature and anthology films. Writing, directing, shooting, editing and scoring most of his own projects, Sherlock’s extensive body of work includes “Drifter,” “Blood Creek Woodsman,” “Bloodsucking Redneck Vampires” and “Twisted Fates,” which have been screened at festivals, conventions and cool theater pubs across North America. His work as director of photography for other indie directors include “Dead Ink,” “The Evilmaker” and “Platoon of the Dead.” An accomplished illustrator, Sherlock’s graphic novel “Demonized” was published in fall 2015. Cult movie expert Joe Bob Briggs comments, “Drive-In Academy Award nominations for Joe Sherlock, the writer/director/composer/editor, for doing things the drive-in way.”
International Fetish Model & Movie Producer
Anastasia was born in a small town in Switzerland and is currently living and shooting movies in Los Angeles, California. She never dreamed she would become one of the most popular fetish model and adult film producers in north America
She has modeled for hundreds of companies, magazines, TV shows and appeared in countless movies. Including on premium stations such as HBO, Cinemax and Playboy. Her work ranges from glamour, fetish, super heroine parodies to mainstream. For many years now, she has been producing her own very successful line of adult videos distributed all over the world.
and now Anastasia has crossed over to the Art world by teaming up with her partner, fantasy and pinup artist Lorenzo Sperlonga.
Charles Edward Mason
Steampunk designer and Enthusiast / Reality TV contestant
Charles a Local Portland area resident, is a life long fan of steampunk. in case you are unaware
Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction and sometimes fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery
But now he is a known steampunk designer thanks to the new reality TV competition series Steampunkd’ that premiered on the GSN TV network this past August. a pastry chef by day, Mason’s steady hand and passion for detail also play into his steampunk designs, utilizing materials of all kinds, including scrap metals and leather. He enjoys repurposing masks, props, ad even armor.
Mixed martial artist, Writer and Creator of Zombie Cage Fighter
Nate Quarry is a retired mixed martial arts fighter who is most notable for his appearance in The Ultimate Fighter, a reality show from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and his co-hosting the show MMA Uncensored Live on Spike TV.
He is a nine year veteran of the pinnacle of combat sports: Mixed Martial Arts. As a fighter he holds a 7-2 UFC record (18-4 Overall), and has been awarded many honors. This is an amazing achievement considering Nate didn’t even start participating in organized sports until he was 24 years old. After he left the octagon Nate Created Zombie Cage Fighter while writing a biography of his life. To say the least, he broke away from the status quo format and created, what he describes as an autobiographical horror: taking from his real life experiences and events while throwing in a zombie twist.
On April 19, 2015 Quarry came out for retirement for a one night’ special exhibition bout for a great cause. “Rumble at the Roseland” Nate “The Rock” Quarry competed against a 19-year old Jacob Beckman whose life long dream was to be in the octagon for a MMA match. Beckmann inflected with Down’s syndrome and has been training in martial arts for a number of years. With the help of Quarry Jacob’s dream became a reality for one special night.
In a remarkable turn of events Quarry was submitted via a leg lock during the second round to a standing ovation. Beckmann was crowned world heavyweight champion’ and adorned with a replica UFC title belt.
It is easy to say Nate “the Rock” Quarry isn’t just an athlete turned writer, but a person with character, heart, and civic virtue. He gave Jacob, his family and friends the chance to live out his MMA dream in one unforgettable night that will not be ever forgotten.
Carel is a true giant in the Industry. Standing over 7 feet tall, it isn’t hard to spot this actor out of a crowd. Mostly known on film in the states as Lurch, the man servant to the iconic first family of Horror, The Adams Family in both modern feature films; The Adams Family and The Adams family Values. Carel also had memorable roles acting with some of Hollywood’s biggest names including Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in the smash hit Men in Black as well as guest starring on NBC’s Super hit crime drama The Black List.
Struyken was born in Hague, The Netherlands. When he was four years old his family moved to Curacao, an Island in the Caribbean. At age sixteen, he returned to his country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, following which he did a year at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. after school, he collaborated on a number of projects of writer/director Rene Daalder.
He was “discovered” as an actor at the legendary corner of Hollywood and Vine in Los Angeles by a lady who had abandoned her car in the middle of the intersection, calling after him,
“We need you for a movie!”.
The film was Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The turning point in his acting career however was Ewoks: Battle for Endor, a George Lucas Film. In addition to the silver screen, Carel has also appeared on TV, notably as the recurring character, valet Mr. Homn, on StarTrek: The Next Generation and was on the cult hit Twin Peeks
Actress, Director, Producer, writer, Stunt person
Her most notable works include being the writer, director and a lead actor in both 2013 releases Legend of the Red Reaper and Scarlet Samurai: Incarnation. Tara’s IMDB credits include Alien Rising, Apocalypse Z, Wrath of the Crows, Blood Struck, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, its Supernatural, CW’s hit show Jane the Virgin, and the upcoming Horror Agoraphobia Staring Candy Man himself Tony Todd. (Sushi Girl, Final destination films)
Cardinal is the daughter of a psychic and a musician. She grew up on a small farm in Indiana. Tara moved out on her own at age 16 and worked three jobs in order to initially support herself. She was discovered in a shopping mall and acted in her first movie in 2006. Tara frequently appears in horror and fantasy films and like to perform her own stunts. Moreover, Cardinal has not only acted on stage, but also has modeled for varies comic books characters, performed at Renaissance Festivals, and even done live shows as a professional wrestler. a dedicated humanitarian and staunch advocate for children’s rights, Tara co-founded the nonprofit peer counselling organization C.L.U.B. (Children Living Under Blindness) at the tender age of 12. She has toured middle schools in both America and Canada a educating children on their rights and resources since the age of 15. Cardinal has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. In addition, Tara writes poetry as well as a writer for the websites theindependentCritic.com and NerdRemix.com She lives in Los Angeles, California
Robert Mukes – Actor, stuntman
Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. Mukes made his way out to the west coast with a sports scholarship. Standing at 6″10 Robert uniquely stands out from his fellow actors. His light, charismatic presence lends to the humorous side of his characters, while the slight darkness that lingers in his physicality lends to the darker more serious side of his characters. This mixture creates a unique and fresh blend to the Hollywood mainstream.