Jared Leto is an actor, musician, and director.
Griffin Dunne was an Academy Award nominee as the director of the Oscar-nominated live-action short film Duke of Groove, which marked a breakout role for its lead actor Tobey Maguire and which also starred Kate Capshaw and Uma Thurman.
Denis O’Hare is one of today’s busiest actors in the movie, television, and stage worlds.
A native of Marshall, Minnesota, Steve Zahn was first introduced to improvisational theater in high school. After completing his freshman year at Gustavus-Adolphus College, he crashed the auditions for a local production of Biloxi Blues – and won the lead role in the play. Following the run of the show, he trained for two years at the prestigious American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts before moving to New York and being cast in the Tommy Tune-staged national tour of Bye Bye Birdie.
Born in Houston, Texas, and raised in Charleston, West Virginia, Jennifer Garner has enjoyed a successful career at the top of her field in both film and television, and has recently added the roles of producer and philanthropist.
Texas native Matthew McConaughey is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor’s career in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has appeared in over 40 feature films that have grossed over $1 billion; and has become a producer, director, and philanthropist – all the while sticking to his Texas roots and “jk livin’” [“just keep living”] philosophy.
Dallas Buyers Club marks the second time that Robin Mathews has worked with actor Matthew McConaughey; as the make-up department head on Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy,she gained international recognition for transforming the actor through use of facial prosthetics and was also praised for a stunning metamorphosis of Nicole Kidman, who earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance.
Adruitha Lee grew up in the rich and unique culture of the American South, where the salon she worked in as a hairdresser drew a diverse clientele. She opened her own salon four years after finishing her training, and then opened a second one in Nashville, Tennessee. In the latter city, she began working with country music stars on music videos and live performances. She later moved to Los Angeles, realizing her dream of a career in the movie business.
A chance meeting of art school dropouts led to the formation of the costume design team of Kurt and Bart. Educated in the NYC of the notorious 1980s – nightclubs included – they together embarked on a career path that would take them through worlds of fashion, photography, and film.
Martin Pensa first collaborated with Dallas Buyers Club director and editor Jean-Marc Vallée on the filmmaker’s acclaimed Café de Flore, as first assistant editor. Also on the same movie, Mr. Pensa was part of the visual effects team at Fake Studio, with whom he shared a Genie Award – Canada’s Academy Awards equivalent – for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
John Paino is a graduate of the School Of Visual Arts. He began his career designing for stage productions, working with the storied NYC theater companies La Mama and Theater For The New City.
Born in Saint-Jean-d’Iberville and raised in Québec City, Yves Bélanger moved to Montréal to study film production at Concordia University, where he became part of a new wave of Canadian cinema artists and also became bilingual.
Rachel Winter is a film and television producer and screenwriter.
Robbie Brenner is President, Production at Relativity Media, where she continues to shepherd Relativity’s homegrown productions while leading the production team and overseeing all production and acquisitions. She was promoted from Executive Vice President, Production in September 2011.