| FILMMAKER BIOGRAPHIES|
SEAN MICHAEL BEYER (Director / Co-Writer)
Resurrection Mary marks Beyer’s second time helming a feature film. Beyer originally supported himself performing singing telegrams and dressing as cartoon characters for children’s parties, before moving to Southern California from the small Northern California town of Grass Valley in 1989.
Beyer created his production company Eye Scream Films in 2000, producing a number of award-winning projects, including the Callous Sentiment segment of the feature Visions of Horror, winning awards for his editing and sound design work; Rapid Guy Movement a short speed dating spoof short, picked up by MTV’s Logo Network; and the music video Pain for the group Four Star Mary, which aired on MTV and M2 in Europe for many years. 2005 marked his feature film writing & directorial debut, with the intense drama, Down the P.C.H. starring Guillermo Diaz (Weeds, Half Baked, NBC’s Mercy), Elaine Hendrix (The Parent Trap, Joan of Arcadia) and Lin Shaye (There’s Something About Mary, Detroit Rock City) picking up worldwide distribution, all while being made for a mere $40,000!
Recently, Beyer took on editorial duties and produced the behind-the-scenes featurette for the campy thriller The Telling starring Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison, best known as Playboy’s Girls Next Door, inking distribution with Sony Pictures.
VALERIE McCAFFREY (Producer)|
As an independent casting director coming from the studio level, Valerie uses her knowledge to
the producing capacity as well. She recently produced an award-winning film directed by Van
Fischer entitled Neo Ned, starring Gabrielle Union and Jeremy Renner. Shortly thereafter, she
produced Sean Michael Beyer’s first film Down The P.C.H. She also produced the family film
Magic which is currently in post, as well as the short film Full Disclosure, which won awards in
festivals such as Ashland, Florida, Seattle, and Sedona, just to name a few. Along with producing,
Valerie also cast the critically acclaimed Hard Candy, The Dukes, What The Bleep Do We Know!?,
and just completed casting Hero Wanted with Ray Liotta and Cuba Gooding, Jr.
McCaffrey held the position of Vice President of Feature Film Casting for New Line/Fine Line
Films. During her tenure at New Line/Fine Line, Ms. McCaffrey cast scores of films, including the
cult classic American History X, developing strong relationships with all major talent agencies and
management firms. She served on the Board of Directors for the Casting Society of America and
is a member of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She is also on the Board of Directors
for the World Children’s Transplant Fund, which provides life-saving organs to children.
DALE NOBLE (Executive Producer)|
Since 1981, Dale Noble has owned and operated a unique business called ‘Dollcity.’ Through
its trademarks, he’s bought and sold over 20 companies and he currently licenses out the name
for clothing, entertainment and many other items.
In the summer of 2003, Noble first met Sean Michael Beyer on a project he had in
development. From there, the two kept in touch and when Beyer and Ryan Lamaster presented
Resurrection Mary, Dale was impressed.
In 2006, Noble set up High Integrity Productions with Mary as its first film. Presently, Noble
has an action film in development, among others in his line up.
From Oil refineries, to Dolls, to Film production… Dale Noble’s background in business
probably warrants him the most innovative prize in creating new goals using unlimited resources
of energy to reach them.
RYAN LAMASTER (Story / Co-Writer)|
Screenwriter, Ryan Lamaster (from Chicago) never met Chicago’s best known and most loved ghost “Mary” but her
legend made enough of an impression on him to pursue making the story into a screenplay.
Lamaster grew up in Illinois but then moved to Los Angeles to attend the New York Film Academy in order to study
screenwriting and currently has several projects in various stages of development.
SEAMUS TIERNEY (Director of Photography)|
A distinguished graduate of the American Film Institute, Seamus spent several years in Hawaii before moving to
Australia where he spent the majority of his childhood. In 1996, returning to the states to pursue his film career, Seamus
worked his way up the ladder in the lighting department on hundreds of commercials, music videos and feature films.
He was the lighting designer for the famous photographer Steven Klein for three years, creating a look that set a new
standard in fashion photography.
Seamus started to gain recognition as a Cinematographer in the late 90s shooting a student academy award winning
short, which was the first in a series of films that won awards from festivals all over the world including Sundance and
Seamus just finished shooting the feature film The Narrows directed by Francois Velle and starring Vincent
D’Onofrio, Eddie Cahill and Sophia Bush. Other recent accomplishments include, the independent feature Her’s.
Tierney has shot 7 Feature Films and over 45 short films such as Artistic License (which won the audience award at the
Austin Film Festival). His accolades also include Movie Theatre Hero, recipient of the 2002 Coca-Cola Refreshing
Filmmakers Award that screened in AMC theatres across the country; and Zen: The art of Landscaping, recipient of the
2001 Student Academy Award.
THOMAS S. HAMMOCK (Production Designer)|
Tom grew up in Davis, California as well as England, France, and Australia where his father was a university professor.
After graduating from UC Berkeley in Landscape Architecture, he worked in high-end architecture for several years.
During that time, Tom won the design competition to renovate the San Francisco building where parts of The Maltese
Falcon were filmed.
Tom attended AFI as a production designer and received the production design fellowship. After graduating from AFI
Tom went on to apprentice with Alex McDowell (Production Designer of The Crow, Minority Report, and Fight Club).
Currently, Tom just wrapped his sixth feature as production designer, The Key Man staring Hugo Weaving, Brian Cox and
RAY COLCORD (Composer)|
Ray Colcord is a film and TV composer living in Los Angeles, a governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,
and a past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists. He’s written music for 15 feature films, 700 television
episodes, 10 miniseries and specials, garnered Emmy nominations, ASCAP Awards, BMI Awards, Dramalogue
awards,and other acknowledgements of a steady stream of quality work. Ray has written themes and underscore for
more than 700 primetime episodes including Family Affair, Lost At Home, Boy Meets World, Big Brother 2 & 3, Promised
Land, Dinosaurs, The Facts Of Life, 2-2-7, My Two Dads, Where I Live, Hiller & Diller, Trial & Error, Silver Spoons,
Touched By An Angel, The Simpsons, etc.
Ray also began scoring films, starting with The Devonsville Terror In 1982 and continuing on through The Sleeping
Car, Wish Upon A Star, The Paper Brigade, Amityville Dollhouse, Off Your Rocker, Heartwood, and the latest, The King’s
Guard. Many of these are orchestral scores, some available on CD. Ray also contributed additional music to Tomb Raider
II, The General’s Daughter, Dumb & Dumber, Casper, Double Impact, Maxie, Deep Impact and Unconditional Love.