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SCREENWRITER-PRODUCER-DIRECTOR-EDITOR

Brian Holcomb is the founder of KINETOFILM and has been making short films and videos since the age of eight. He hopes that they have improved in quality since then, particularly because he has been making a single film for almost a decade now. He hopes to premiere his epic before the end of the year. Whatever year that turns out to be. As a card carrying member of the Online Film Critics Society, he also spends his spare time reviewing movies he either finds annoying or brilliant.He writes these for money(not much), swag(not bad), and because he thinks he knows more than you do(He does). He's also been known to be wrong occasionally. These moments have been edited from his version of his own life. Links to his reviews on Rottentomatoes.com can be found HERE


COMPOSER

James Ieraci has been hailed as a "creative and evocative new voice" by the Santa Barbara Independent. He received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Music Composition from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and degrees in Music Composition and Music Education from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Ieraci has studied composition with Harold Oliver, William Kraft, Curtis Roads and Karen Tanaka, and drums and percussion with Dean Witten, and William Kraft.

Dr. Ieraci's compositions have been performed by ensembles throughout the United States and heard in films by Brian Holcomb. His works have also been programmed on the Society of Composers Inc., Southern California Electronic Music Exchange, and Electronic Music Midwest conferences.

As a percussionist, James has performed at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), on CBS with The Hindu Cows, in concert and on DVD with dancer Sidnie Charnaw, and as a soloist with the Rowan University Orchestra. In addition, James has performed with many ensembles including: The Atlantic Brass Band, The Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey, The Arcana Percussion Group, Santa Barbara's Middle-Eastern Ensemble, and The UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music. Currently, Ieraci is working with Matthew Norcross in the band Mansion 11. James is also a frame drum specialist.

Dr. Ieraci has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Chapman University, in Orange, California.



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