Pierson Silver, Producer
A founding partner of Silver Lining Film Group, Pierson Silver has worked with cinematographers such as John Lindley (Reservation Road, 2001), Philippe Rousselot (The Brave One, 2007), John Bailey (When in Rome, 2010), Janusz Kaminski (Munich, 2005), and Matthew Libatique (Inside Man, 2006). Silver has also performed specialty camera work on several other major motion pictures, as well as New York based television, and commercial productions such as The Other Guys (2010), Shutter Island (2010), The Ghost Writer (2010), Fast Five (2011), Men in Black III (2012), RIPD (2012), and Walter Mitty (2012). He shot and produced the film version of the rock opera Screen Test (2009), which premiered at the Museum of Art and Design, and produced the short film Trophy Wife (2010).
Orlando Wood, Producer
Since starting Magic Hour Entertainment, Orlando Wood has produced two documentary features, One Big Lie about Bernard Madoff's massive ponzi scheme. He also developed the feature Welcome to the Punch, starring James McAvoy with Eran Creevy and Beat Films. Wood’s background is in advertising production and he has produced over 100 ads for some of the world's most recognizable brands. He runs Biscuit Filmworks UK, the international arm of the renowned Los Angeles-based production company, Biscuit Filmworks.
Scott Thurman, Producer/Director
Scott Thurman, born in Lubbock, Texas is an M.F.A. graduate in documentary film from the University of North Texas. He has worked as a news photographer for four years and has produced three short films at the University of North Texas including, Smokey, a short documentary about an Elvis impersonator, that has been selected by film festivals around the U.S. including AFI Dallas, Los Angeles Film Festival, Hot Springs Doc Festival, and the Austin Film Festival, among others. Thurman originally conceived of a documentary film about the Texas Board of Education for his thesis project Standing Up to the Experts.