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Terence M. O'Keefe, Writer, Producer, Director:

Mr. O'Keefe has worked in the film industry for over ten years and this is the seasoned experience he draws upon to make his film productions so successful. He graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Communications and received his Masters Degree in Film Production from Loyola Marymount University.

Mr. O'Keefe served as Director of Multimedia for one of the largest mortgage bank companies in the United States, Countrywide Funding Company. While there, he was responsible for the design and implementation of the new Multimedia department, which used CD-ROM and the latest interactive technology. He also wrote, produced, and directed many of their industrial films and television commercials, including he 60 second Refinance commercial, which won a Telly Award for best regional spot.

Mr. O'Keefe formed Vanguard Productions to establish a production company with a vision of making high quality independent films for the global market. Vanguard Productions first feature, We The People, debuted at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival and was one of only two American films selected to screen at the 1995 Moscow Film Festival.

Along with partners Kevin Reem and Drew Stotesbery, Mr. O'Keefe formed United Film Partners, Inc. to acquire, develop, and package outstanding and diverse motion picture and television properties for domestic and international distribution. After taking UFP public O'Keefe and his partners sold the company to a Korean company in 2004.

Some of O'Keefe's past producing credits include: The Bad Pack, starring Robert Davi, Roddy Piper and Ralf Moeller; Closing The Deal, starring Ray Wise, James Wilder, and Michael Bergin; Route 666 for Lions Gate Films, starring Lou Diamond Philips and Lori Petty; and Wanted, which O'Keefe also wrote and directed, starring Timothy Busfield, Robert Culp, Michael Sutton, and Tracy Gold, Dead Rail for the Sci Fi Channel, starring Lou Diamond Philips, Barry Corbin, and Steven Brand.

Mr. O'Keefe has served as Blue Ribbon panel Judge for the 2004 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Animation Awards and the 2003 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Music Video Awards. He has served as Blue Ribbon panel Judge for the 2000 International Emmy Awards and for the 19th. Annual CableACE Awards. Mr. O'Keefe also serves on the board of directors of the Educational Media Workshop of Southern California and is a SAG Signatory Producer whom is listed in Whos Who In Entertainment and in Whos Who In California.

Currently Mr. O'Keefe is developing the TV series hey Also Served in conjunction with the Department of Defense (D.O.D.) and on the feature side Mr. O'Keefe and writer/director Robby Henson are developing a Memento meets Leaving Las Vegas dark drama called Broken April starring Kris Kristofferson, Sissy Spacek, Christina Applegate, Randy Travis, and Richard Tyson.

Terence M. O'Keefe

Bennett J. Fidlow

Kevin Reem

Richard Jones

Art Altounian

Marlene Kuo-Morinaga