The People

Asbjorn Christiansen, Producer - Creative Director

Asbjorn “AC” Christiansen is an award-winning producer for film and television. His 34-year film career has generated a body of work that includes 180 television shows (both programs and series), 235 documentaries, and countless commercials and corporate videos.

Of some 800 productions that AC has produced, 98% have come in on or under budget.


Bruce Wiseman, Producer - Writer

Bruce is the author of the article on which the docudrama is based.
He has been a senior credit officer for two California banks: one in the San Francisco area, the other in Beverly Hills.
He is the co-founder of Wiseman & Burke, Inc., a Los Angeles based business management company, where, as a registered investment advisor, he oversaw the financial and investment matters of some of
the biggest names in Hollywood.
He is currently semi-retired from Wiseman & Burke, Inc., and has been writing on matters of international finance as well creating an occasional fiction novel.
Writing under the nom de plume John Truman Wolfe, he is the author and creator of the award-winning Tom McKenna detective novels, a rip-roaring modern black noir series jam-packed with intrigue, twisted
plots, and master criminals.

Bruce also publishes the marketing newsletter Response, which has been hailed as “brilliant” by Al Ries, the godfather of positioning.
Shortly after the fall of Communism, Bruce made several trips to Moscow giving seminars to leading bankers and senior members of the Russian government. In recognition of his work, government officials
commission a sculpture of his bust by the noted Russia Sculpture Sergi Bychkov, which resides in the Hall of Heroes of the Ministry of Internal affairs.
He has a Master’s Degree with Honors from San Jose State University and is the former Chairman of the Department of History at John F. Kennedy University.


Richard Bellikoff, Screenwriter

Richard Bellikoff has been a full-time freelance writer for over 25 years. In public television documentaries, his credits include:

The Emmy award-winning series Dollar$ & Sense: Personal Finance for the 21st Century
The New Literacy: An Introduction to Computers
The award-winning physics series The Mechanical Universe...and Beyond
The geology series Earth Revealed
Business and the Law

He also wrote the historical and technological documentaries The Making of 7 Oaks Dam and A River Sometimes Runs Through It for museum screenings, and the award-winning home video Play Rock Guitar Overnight.


Jeffrey Milano, Distribution

Jeffrey Milano has years of hands-on experience in film production and distribution. He helped establish a film and television production company called Corner Stone Pictures in 2004 which evolved into Vici Films, and Polk-A-Dot Productions in 2006. While there he helped to raise $25M in production and distribution funding.

He has been instrumental in bringing two feature films (3 Days to Vegas; Bar Starz) and an animated children’s educational television series (Betsy’s Kindergarten Adventures) full cycle, from funding through distribution.

Prior to entering the film industry, he consulted with numerous businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to small- and medium-sized companies, on management, finance, sales and marketing





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