The Filmmakers

Patrick Gavin, Director

He has covered Washington, D.C. for a decade, beginning with his work as a writer at the Brookings Institution, then as a columnist at the Washington Examiner, a reporter at mediabistro.com’s FishbowlDC website and, most recently, at Politico, where he focused on the nexus between Hollywood and Washington. In the process he’s interviewed such notables as Jimmy Carter, Donald Rumsfeld, Eliot Spitzer, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Alba, Ralph Nader, Kate Walsh, Lance Armstrong, Jack Abramoff, Seth Meyers, Bill Maher, Julia Louis Dreyfuss, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien, Joan Rivers, Jesse Ventura, Bill O’Reilly, Jennifer Beals and Hank Paulson. Gavin has been a regular television contributor, including appearances on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and frequent hits on such programs as “Reliable Sources,” “The Andrea Mitchell Show,” “Headline News,” “Dateline,” “TODAY,” “The O’Reilly Factor,” C-SPAN, CBS’s “The Early Show,” “Extra,” “Inside Edition,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “TMZ Live,” “Jansing & Co.,” “The Thomas Roberts Show,” “Joy Behar: Say Anything!”, “Weekend with Alex Witt” and “Anderson Live.” He was named by The Atlantic as one of “The 30 Washington Insiders You Should Follow on Twitter” and by Business Insider as one of its “The Most Influential People in Media.”

Vincent Vittorio, Producer

He is the founder and CEO of Life Is My Movie Entertainment, a company built on his ambition to elevate the documentary genre through visionary means of development, production and distribution. Vincent’s belief in the stirring power of documentary coupled with his dedication to maintaining integrity in non-fiction storytelling, have set the table for exponential growth in the years ahead. His mission is simple: to grow Life Is My Movie Entertainment into one of the most respected names in the entertainment industry.

A graduate of the University of Florida, Vincent earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with an emphasis in Telecommunication Production as well as a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Film and Media studies. He currently resides in Suwanee, Georgia with his wife, Jessica and four children, Lucca, Abrianna, Giuliana and Viviana.

Aaron Keuter, Art Director

Aaron Keuter is a Portland, Oregon based video director, whose primary focus is on motion graphics and animation. He operates under the moniker ‘Crabfood.’ He also has two rabbits, which are well documented on Instagram.

Christopher Brannan, Editor

An Emmy award winner in documentary film, Christopher Brannan has worked on non-fiction projects for HBO, PBS, Disney, and other outlets for broadcast, web, and immersive spaces.   Chris joins the NERD PROM team after recent editorial work on a PBS documentary in addition to another Life is My Movie Entertainment documentary film, WAREHOUSED, all slated for release in 2015.  In addition to editing, Chris is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Florida in video production.

Scott Hampton, Composer

Scott Hampton is a film and television composer with over 20 years experience working in a wide variety of musical styles. He is an accomplished instrumentalist, regularly recording on trumpet and guitar as well as an ever-expanding collection of diverse instruments from all over the world. His music has appeared on networks including NBC, ABC, The Food Network, Bravo, HGTV, Travel Channel, MTV, DIY Network and TV Land. Scott has scored many feature length and short film projects, notably providing the score for the recent feature film Laugh Killer Laugh directed by former “Jerky Boy” Kamal Ahmed and starring Tom Sizemore (Heat, Saving Private Ryan) and William Forsythe (Raising Arizona, Boardwalk Empire).