Director. Filmmaker. Storyteller.
LESLIE BLOOM - Writer, Producer, Director
In her 30 years as a member of the Director's Guild of America, Leslie has accumulated a wealth of production experience in television series, TV movies, feature films, educational videos and television commercials as an assistant director and Producer including recently produced and directed:
Woodstock or Bust!
September – Lady Filmmaker Film Festival – nominated for 2 supporting Actresses, Best Actor
April 2019 – Artemis Film Festival - Best Feature, Best Actress
January 2019 - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival - Best Picture, Best Editing, Best Cinematography
MAMA EARTH was won several awards including:
Best Sustainability Film - Pine Film Festival
Platinum - Aurora Award
Moondance Calypso Award
Director's Guild of America award for the director’s team on Northern Exposure.
Emmy award - Producer Bill Nye the Science Guy
Additional producer/director, production manager and assistant director credits range from series - Melrose Place, Misfits of Science, McKenna, ABC After School Specials, to the feature films Assassins, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Monkey Shines, The Favor, Homer and Eddie Frozen Assets, Permanent Record, and St. Helens. TV movies - Asteroid, Switched At Birth, My First Love, Eden, and from a non-broadcast life skills educational series for the middle school students to nationally and internationally broadcast commercials.
Bloom holds a B.A. in Speech Communications, with an emphasis on film production from the University of Oregon.
Martin Wiley is a production executive and producer with over twenty-five years experience in filmed entertainment. He’s overseen development and physical production of independent and studio product and structured financing and distribution with major studios, foreign sales companies and equity investors in the US and abroad. His filmography includes two dozen independent and studio features, including:
Acts of Violence starring Bruce Willis, Cole Hauser and Sophia Bush for Lions Gate
Woodstock or Bust, a multiple Best Picture winner at indie festivals
Lazarus Project starring Paul Walker for Sony Pictures
Tamara, with Final Destination creator Jeffrey Reddick, for Lions Gate
Drive Thru, horror comedy starring Leighton Meester for Lions Gate
Sony Pictures’ Clive Davis thriller The Plague, starring James VanDerBeek
The MGM action drama Madison, a world premiere at the Sundance Festival
Never Talk to Strangers, starring Antonio Banderas and Rebecca DeMornay
Under Siege 2 for Warner Brothers
As a production executive, he acquired and developed titles such as Varsity Blues, Nurse Betty, American History X, The Cooler and others
Wiley is a DGA director, in the category of documentary and television.
I S R A E L A R I A S
Director of Photography
Israel Arias has been an experienced Director of Photography for 5 years. His passion began in his college years at the age of 19 years old. Israel received his Bachelors of Fine Arts at the Art Institute of Portland in the year 2014. As he has grown in this industry he has had the opportunity to closely work along side Leslie Bloom, a film and television Director/Producer. In addition Israel has worked alongside professional Director of Photography; Randolph Sellars, as well as Director; Thad Smith. In addition he has worked on various projects ranging from features films, short films, commercials and Google ads. Paying close attention to detail and taking all aspects into consideration when it comes to creating a great film, he leaves the audience in great admiration.
Woodstock or Bust 2019
iTiME Travel (2016)
Producer/Director - Best Supporting Actor - Oregon Short Film Festival
Deja Vu (2016)
Executive Producer - Best Choreography - Portland 48 hour
3 Pigs (2008)
Storybook Theater Video - Producer/Director/Editor - Kids First Film Festival 3rd place Best Musical
Mama Earth (2006)
Earthwalk Media - Producer/Director - Aurora Awards - Platinum Award - Environmental Documentary, Gold - Use of Music, Best Sustainability - Film Pine Film Festival, Calypso Award - Moondance Film Festival, Aired as part of Natural Heroes Award winning PBS series.
Billy Nye the Science Guy (1999-2000)
Syndicated Producer - Emmy - Best Children's show
Billy Nye the Science Guy (1998-1999)
PBS- Producer - Emmy - Best Children's Show
Educating Mom (1996)
After School Special - DGA Directorial Award
Northern Exposure (1991-1992)
CBS - 2nd Assistant Director Emmy - Outstanding Drama Series
Northern Exposure (1992)
NBC - 2nd Assistant Director - DGA Directorial Award