SCRIPT TO SCREEN: The Making of “Demonics”

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Event Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 || Speakers: Christopher Vaughan, Phillip Tyler, Ray Sifdol, Jr. and Levi Bowling || Check-in: 12:30 pm ||

The filmmakers will discuss the process of creating “Demonics,” a supernatural action drama where a tortured hero seeks revenge for his slayed family all while becoming the true hero he was destined to become. It’s “Blade” meets “Supernatural.”

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ChrisVaughanChristopher Vaughan — is a visual effects producer with over 10 years in the film/television and the games industries. He is currently the producer of the largest miniature and practical visual effects studio in Hollywood, Fonco Creative Services. He co-founded Ironklad Studios as a visual development powerhouse working with industry leaders to bring new ideas to the television market. He developed, implemented, and manged an internet broadcast system for the Stan Winston School in association with Google and Youtube reaching millions of viewers live from around the world and in times square.


philliptylerPhillip Tyler — from the hometown of Chicago, Phil fell in love with the arts. Influenced by his city to study architectural design, he first attended IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology). Later, after attending summer programs at the Art Institute of Chicago, Phil decided he wanted to become a director. Phil enrolled at Columbia College of Chicago for directing in film. His body of work in front of the camera has made Phil a great “actor’s director.” His work includes TV shows such as “CSI” on CBS, “Revenge” on ABC, “Jane the Virgin” on the CW, and “Married” on FX, and films, including “Fast and Furious 4” with Vin Diesel, “About Scout” with Danny Glover, “Fort Bliss” with Michelle Monaghan, “Wake” with Bruce Willis, “Chips” with Vincent D’Onofrio and many more. Phil’s work behind the camera- directing, producing, and 1st assistant directing, 2nd unit stunts coordinator includes, “Destroy build Destroy” on Cartoon Network, “Biggest Loser” on NBC, “Hell’s Kitchen” on FOX, “Always Sunny in Philadelphia” on FX, “Demonics” feature film( in preproduction) along with music videos, commercials, indie films, web series and many more. Needless to say his vast knowledge and experience in this industry makes Phil our go-to guy for all production and directorial needs!


raysifdoljrRay Sifdol Jr. — grew up in Manhattan, KS. He played baseball and other sports growing up. He has been a NFSM pianist since 2001. He graduated from Kansas State with a B.S. in Psychology and from Columbia College with a B.A. in Film. He was a semi-finalist in Tribeca Visionfest Screenwriting for “Pawns of Spoil” in 2010.



levibowlingLevi Bowling — is from a small country town of Oneida, KY, known for coal mining. His father, being a Retired US Marine, and his mother, a homemaker, wouldn’t allow him to settle for a mediocre lifestyle but would push him to achieve greatness. Levi graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters in Kinesiology. He went into pro sports after college and became a boxer. Seeing that boxing wasn’t what he wanted to do with his life, he got into the arts and started working his way into film. Levi has worked on many projects, primarily doing stunt work most recently on “Fast 8,” “Jack Reacher 2,” “Anathema,” and “Free State of Jones.” Levi is now working behind the camera and producing his first project, “Demonics,” where he’ll also be acting and doing stunts. Levi strives to give his all to everything and to give the best performance he can in front of the camera. With his strong work ethic and determination, he refuses to never settle nor give up.



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520 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004

**There is street parking available.

Meeting Timeframe: 1:00 pm to approximately 3:00 pm.

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