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Mark Riccardi—Stunt Coordinator Stunt-Coordinator, Actor, and Producer, Mark Riccardi, is one of the most dedicated individuals in the entertainment industry today. For his outstanding work in the motion picture and television industry he is considered top-notch in the field of Stunt Coordinating.
Mark has Stunt-Coordinated over thirteen films, including The General's Daughter, Primary Colors, and Battlefield Earth. He is credited on dozens of hit television series and major motion pictures including: Hostage, Face-Off, Swordfish, and Phenomenon. Mark is currently working as a Stunt Double for actor Anthony Lapaglia in the hit television series “Without A Trace.” He has also just completed his Directorial debut helming the movie “Livewire.”
A highlight of Mark's early stunt career was when he began as a stunt double for Jonathan Frakes (“Star Trek: The Next Generation"). This sparked a long career for Mark as a stuntman, which eventually led to working with John Travolta as a stunt double and stunt-coordinator.
Mark currently lives in Calabasas and spends most of his time developing his own newly formed production company, City Street Pictures. For more information about City Street Pictures or Mark Riccardi, check out www.citystreetpictures.com or his website www.stuntdble.com.
Matt Reid Cohn—Original Musical Score Matt Reid Cohn, musician, composer and singer, creates the musical score for BLOOD DEEP. Matt entered the world of film music by contributing a track to the low-rider film Devil's Knight, then composed scores for the independent short films "Last Stop," "David and Dee," and "Dylan's Dive." In 2001 he received a grant from the Public Corporation for the Arts to create the "Jazz-O-Lette," an interactive device which went on display at Long Beach City Hall during Smithsonian Week.
In 1982 he joined the Los Angeles-based band "Berlin," traveling extensively and gaining valuable live and studio experience. After leaving "Berlin" in 1985 he engaged in a wide variety of musical and artistic pursuits, including in-house composing for the Toyota Corporation, video installations at the Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles, and music for the annual Pageant of the Arts at McGaugh School in Seal Beach, California. He also wrote feature articles for the Long Beach Press Telegram during the late 1990's.
Matt Reid Cohn was born and raised in Long Beach, California, where he continues to live and create his music today. He played piano and trumpet in elementary school and junior high, then went on to Millikan High School, where he was named most valuable member of the jazz band in 1976. After high school, he attended the University of Southern California, where he studied journalism, Spanish, and music composition. During his college years he spent a semester in Madrid, Spain. He left USC in 1979 to pursue a career in music.
Kathy Miller Kniss—Producer Kathy Kniss is a full time account executive at an international public relations firm based in Los Angeles. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University of Long Beach in 2002, she married Todd Kniss, and moved to Los Angeles.