WHO'S WHO

DAMIEN D. SMITH

born in St. Louis, Missouri, moved to New York, NY honing his craft as a talented actor. He has worked with The Classical Theater of Harlem (Native Son), Samuel French Playwrights (Father& Son’s), Arch Productions (Riff Raff), and National touring show with Between the Line Inc. (Auction Block…) Westco Productions (To Kill a Mocking Bird) and many other prestigious theater companies.  Mr. Smith was nominated for an Audelco Award in the category of Best Solo Performance for his one-man show “Just Happy to Be Here?”  Smith’s film work can be seen in “The Tribeca Film Festival”, “Urban World Film Festival”, Toronto film festival’s, and Max Opeus Festivals...   He has relocated to Los Angeles where he turned his creative focus primarily on film and television outlets. Damien has recently Co-Starred in “THE SMILE MAN” opposite Willem Dafoe  produced by Kevin Spacey & Trigger Street Films, Starred in “BOUT THAT LIFE” Directed by Award winner Carl Seaton. Damien has a new starring role in the soon to be released film “Problem Y”. He is happy in to be going back into battle with his brothers in arms with the thoroughly entertaining play 12 X 9.

Follow Damien on twitter name:  @damiendsmith & facebook: damiendsmith. to keep up on his new project. 

 

FRED THOMAS JR.

from Philadelphia, this seven time 2012 N.A.A.C.P Award Nominee, Winner of Best Director, Best Playwright and Best Producer for his play 12’ x 9’ is an alumnus of Lincoln University and Temple University receiving his Masters in Film and Media Arts. He is the founder of Temple University’s Black Media Collective, and one of the original friends who starred in the iconic Budweiser Whassup Guys! campaign. He produced several stage plays for Don. B Welch Productions, a producer and co-star of the feature film "The Bachelor Party" for Image Entertainment, He has as worked with Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment production team on Men In Black 3. He is the director/

producer/actor on the film "24 Hour Love," director of the award winning play "How To Raise A Freeman," "When A Man Stands Alone," the TV movie "Ladies Book Club" and TV-One's live musical stage play "Dialogues," a musical stage play. His recent projects; a writer for hire for seven feature films, director for comedianne Luenell's pilot; and his latest film  "22 Years" has racked up numerous awards including best director and best short and was recently released on Amazon Prime.

MAURICE G. SMITH

a native of Philadelphia, PA, is a graduate from West Chester University with a BA in Theatre Arts. He has a Post Graduate Degree from Mountview Theatre Conservatoire, London, England. Maurice has starred in productions such as "Cooley High - The Musical" under the direction of Freedom Theatre's Walter Dallas and "The Piano Lesson" which he was nominated Best Actor in the Wilmington, DE Drama League 97-98. He has been featured in Adam Sandler's "Mr. Deeds", Jim Carey's "Bruce Almighty" and now can be seen on television in recurring roles on "Viva Laughlin" and Kelsey Grammer's "Back To You" “In The Middle” and is known as the lovable character Reggie on Tyler Perry’s “Meet The Brown’s”.

THE CAST...

WAKE UP FILMS LLC.

 

Sean Diaz

Producer 

Harold Melvin Jr.

Producer 

Dawn Noel

Producer 

Maya Cryor

Associate Producer