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Nika Agiashvili 

John Edward Lee 

Tari Segal 

Tony Wise 

Lasha Zambakhidze


Tata-Naka
Writer/Director
Nika Agiashvili
Coming from a family of writers and filmmakers Nika Agiashvili was born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia.

After graduating from Los Angeles Film School in 2002 and writing several feature scripts, Nika started directing short films in order to raise money for his features.

His first short is a four minute demo titled: The Short Happy Life of Butch Livingston. After completing Butch Livingston, Agiashvili wrote the feature film The Harsh Life of Veronica Lambert. The resulting script forged a new partnership with Executive Producer Jim Regan of All Over The Place Films, in which Agiashvili Directed and Produced the feature film.

Producer
John Edward Lee
Working across Thailand, John developed a working relationship with Daniel Zirilli; long time successful director/producer of over 25 feature films and 250 music videos. John has several projects in development with All Over the Place Films, Pop Art Film Factory, and Soi Dog Productions. John has worked on 7 feature films ranging from Producing and Writing to Acting and Development.

John Edward Lee has been recently attached to his next film opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. John recently returned from Thailand this summer where he was shooting the lead in the feature film The Lazarus Papers, also starring Bai Ling and Danny Trejo.

John has a total of 4 films being released in 2009 including Waiting 2 (Adam Corrolla and Justin Long), WarWolves (SciFi Channel) One Eyed Monster (Amber Benson, Charles Napier), and The Lazarus Papers (Bai Ling, Danny Trejo, Tiny Lister) His television credits include “CSI:NY,” “Criminal Minds,” “ Bones,” and the SciFi Channel.
Director of Photography
Tari Segal
Tari Segal, having attained a degree in cinematography from Columbia College, began her career as a Director of Photography in Chicago. After relocating to Los Angeles, she interned on the film Sideways and soon after, continued on as Director of Photography on numerous shorts, music videos, and feature films.

Tari continues to receive praise by approaching her work with great artistic integrity and an innovative spirit, her collaborative efforts have attracted the attention of many visually, driven directors.

The action/fantasy feature The Dreamless has scored wide attention for its ingenuity & accomplishments in the world of independent cinema. The short, multi-genre film, Laura is currently one of the official selected shorts for review at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

 
Editor
Tony Wise
Tony Wise is currently a picture editor working in Los Angeles. He recently completed editing the feature film Stiletto starring Tom Berenger and Michael Biehn. Other lead editing credits on features includes All In starring Michael Madsen and Dominique Swain and Fast Girl starring Mircea Monroe. Besides his feature work, Tony’s editorial credits include various national commercial spots and a number of documentary television programs. In between a busy editorial schedule Tony directed and cut the short film Bottled Up. It premiered at the LA Downtown Film Festival in August and is currently playing the festival circuit.

Tony started off his career in Chicago at the awarding winning production company, Towers Production, editing non-fiction television. He moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and immediately began working for PlasterCITY Digital Post. Since its humble beginnings 5 years ago comprised of a staff of four, PCDP has grown into the industry leader in postproduction. In 2005 Tony helped spearhead the creation of PCDP’s full-service production arm Blue Cow Creative.
Art Director
Lasha Zambakhidze
Lasha Zambakhidze born 1976 in Kutaisi, Georgia. He was formally educated in Cinematography from The Georgian Shota Rustaveli State Institute of Theater and Film in Tbilisi earning his diploma title “Critic of Movies and Film Art” in 1998. He returned to school to study Architectural Design at Tbilisi State Academy in 2002. During film school in 1993 he worked as an Assistant Director/Director in the Georgian Broadcast Company. He worked as a production designer on various independent film projects in Georgia before coming to the U.S. in 2003.

Since arriving in Los Angeles Lasha continued his education at U.C Irvine. He worked with Kathy Bee, a performance artist/journalist on her show “Touching Lives with Kathy Bee” as Set Designer and Camera Operator in 2004. He filmed the documentary Hermosa Beach Art Walk in 2005 and has produced multiple documentaries/segments for Georgia Film, Georgian Broadcast Company, Imedi and Rustavi 2. He has also collaborated closely with the artist Nana Tchitchua as Art Director on various experimental film projects.
Tata - Naka

Wardrobe for Veronica Lambert
Tata- Naka is designed by identical twins, Tamara and Natasha Surguladze, born in Tbilisi, Georgia, 1978. Tata and Naka respectively, were childhood nicknames but many friends were unable to tell them apart and they became collectively referred to as Tata-Naka.

They arrived in London in 1996 to study design at Central St Martins. On graduating in the year 2000 Barneys NYC dedicated a whole wall to their awe-inspiring collection. In the seasons that have followed Tata-Naka have blossomed into one of the UK’s most covetable independent luxury design houses. Ambassadors include Cameron Diaz, Mina Suvari and Sarah Jessica Parker, the Tata-Naka collection even regularly starred in the legendary series Sex in the City & was worn by Carrie Bradshaw on the cover of the official book.

Having consecutively won the celebrated “New Generation” award at London fashion week they have become the darlings of the British media-set, and they are regularly being shot in main fashion publications from Vogue to i-D and with profiles in numerous leading UK broadsheet supplements. Tata-Naka also has a hugely successful accessories and childrenswear line named simply, “Shrunk.”
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