The Creative Team

"It's crazy how things work out sometimes. You think you know your place in the world... where you're going... and then you see something, or meet somebody... and you find yourself reevaluating everything you thought you knew." - Jenny

NICHOLAS DIBELLA

Producer/Writer/Director

Nicholas is an award winning writer and director whose self-taught knowledge in filmmaking began at the Eastman Kodak Company where he created films for Kodak's Entertainment Division. His screenplays Runnin' Home and Address Unknown were produced for cable TV and his spec script, Chasing Bobby Jones, was sold to Warner Bros. Other produced screenplays include Kart Racer (2002), released by MGM and broadcasted on ABC Family. In 2005 Nicholas directed and co-wrote the stylish teen noir feature Cherry Crush starring Nikki Reed (Twilight) and Jonathan Tucker (Kingdom). In 2011 Nicholas co-wrote, directed and produced the highly acclaimed King's Faith starring Emmy Award winning actors Lynn Whitfield (The Josephine Baker Story) and James McDaniel (NYPD Blue). The inspirational drama was released theatrically in 36 U.S. cities and then worldwide on DVD by Sony Provident. Most recently, Nicholas wrote, directed and produced the drama Wildflower, which is currently being released worldwide by Provident and Faith Street Films.


PAUL ROOT

Writer

Paul is a writer, filmmaker and educator. The acclaimed writer Nikki Giovanni, one of Oprah Winfrey's 25 Living Legends, selected Root's White Rats as Story of The Year for the International English Honor Society. His scripts have been recognized by some of the country's most prestigious competitions, including The Francis Ford Coppola New Century Writing Awards, NYU's Tisch School, The Nicholls Fellowship Competition and the Austin Film Festival. He co-wrote the feature film Cherry Crush with Nicholas DiBella as well as the motion picture King's Faith.


MARC WAX

Executive Producer

Marc is a highly experienced manager for writers, directors, and animators. He began his career in the entertainment industry at The Creative Artists Agency, where he had the opportunity to learn the Television and Feature packaging business. Marc has since founded his own company, Wax Entertainment, where he has successfully created opportunities for his clients in television, features and animation. Recently he partnered with Nicholas DiBella to produce the motion pictures King's Faith and Wildflower.


JAMES PAVONE

Executive Producer

Jim is the Chief Financial Officer of YPC Media, a full service online marketing and sales organization that specializes in helping small to medium sized businesses in establishing or growing their internet presence. Jim recently has Executive Produced the motion picture films King's Faith (2013) and Wildflower (2016) and, as a result of those experiences, he has started the not for profit organization Hope Filled Media, whose aim is to reach communities with the message of Hope via film, video entertainment, and life application studies.