BIG KID FILMS TEAM

MEET THE DEDICATED BRAINS BEHIND THIS CREATIVE FILM OPERATION

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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

  • MAMA EARTH

  • Fairy Godmother's Apprentice Series Pilot

Leslie has also won Director's Guild of America award for the director’s team on Northern Exposure and an 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

PRODUCER

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.

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KAYLEE KRON

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

Kaylee holds masters degrees in both Social Work and Strategic marketing. She is highly intuitive in her work with people, and nurtures a strong industry network to increase awareness of upcoming projects with the intention of bringing the right team together. Kaylee works to bring awareness to productions in order to create interest in Big Kid Film's projects by distributors, film festivals, movie goers, and other social influencers.


Through marketing expertise, Kaylee helps to identify the audience for a film or TV series and create a campaign to bring it to their attention and pique their interest through print and digital strategy.