Todd Felderstein is a director/producer/writer with an assortment of credits that span the media landscape from screen to stage. In 2018, TZEVA ADOM, a film in which Todd produced, was a finalist in the "Emerging Filmmaker Program" at the Cannes Film Festival's American Pavilion while concurrently, RESERVATIONS, a film he directed/produced - that stars Dale Raoul (HBO's True Blood) - opened in the UK. Both continue to enjoy very fruitful festival runs.
In nonfiction, Todd's international feature documentary MAGIC(S) produced shortly after writing the SPIDER-MAN series for Sony Pictures TV (starring Neil Patrick Harris and Lisa Loeb), toured the world taking victories at a variety of festivals from New York to Los Angeles. It also screened, per invitation by David Copperfield's Project Magic, at the Las Vegas MGM Grand.
Todd has an assortment of recognitions from all over the world that laud his achievements and productions. He is a member of the legendary Actor's Studio West Director's Unit.
Chris Pierce most recently had his song "We Can Always Come Back to This" featured on the hit television show “This is Us” which caps a rich history of song placements in films like the Oscar winning “Crash” and TV’s “Brothers and Sisters,” “In Plain Sight,” “Eli Stone,” “What About Brian,” “Lincoln Heights,” “North Shore,” “Half and Half” and “Army Wives.” His single “Are You Beautiful” was used in a national Banana Republic ad campaign, and he has relationships and sponsorships with several music and clothing companies, including Blue Microphones, Hohner Harmonicas, Moody Straps, Taylor Guitars, Horny Toad and Nau Activewear.
Chris has toured as a solo artist and opener for everyone from B.B. King, Seal, Aaron Neville and Jamie Cullum to Colbie Caillat, Al Green, Toots & the Maytals and Robert Cray. In addition to a solo discography that includes such critically acclaimed albums as Static Trampoline (2005), Walking on the Earth (2007), Chris Pierce Live at the Hotel Café (2009), I Can Hear You (2011) and When the Hustle Comes to a Stop (2012), he has also done full length recordings (in addition to ongoing performances and tours) as a member of two other units: the classic roots R&B project Reverend Tall Tree and contemporary blues/Americana duo War & Pierce (with singer/songwriter Sunny War). Pierce also performs as a featured guest with several orchestras around the U.S. and abroad, and has been well received by the TED community with his popular TED talk on “The Healing Powers of Music.”
Chris won an Ella Fitzgerald scholarship to study jazz at USC after touring with Sonia Dada. “I get called as a vocalist, songwriter, arranger, guitarist and harmonica player, depending on what people need – but in all cases I don’t get into the studio unless I know I can deliver.