Gary Malick is the CEO of KillerBeam Entertainment. Gary is a highly respected and coveted film and TV production professional with over 30 years of hands on experience. Gary's work experience is a "Who's Who" of major multi-media companies such as Sony, Universal, Disney, MTV and Viacom. Gary has also worked for companies such as Telebrands, Allstar, Idea Village and Ontel Products by creating infomercials for products in a very competitive, multi-billion dollar market. His short supernatural thriller KNIT (2016), a proof of concept for a feature film of the same name has won numerous festival awards.
Gary began his career at MTV at the age of 22, working at the iconic firm during its launch and infancy. Gary's father, Jack Malick, was one of MTV's founding members. And talk about family lineage, Jack Malick has shot over 10 major films and won an Oscar for special effects on Stanley Kubricks film – “2001 A Space Odyssey”.
And Gary studied and worked side by side with his father and other industry professionals. And he learned the science, craft and art of film and camera.
Over the years Gary has worked with many major film producers and directors, most notably, Steven Spielberg on the Holocaust Museum and has shot all over the world and still does. As time went on, he found his greatest gift was his creativity and has made many exciting new projects come to life. Gary thinks outside the box and goes by the motto; “One is only limited to what he or she can create”. There is absolutely no limit to what Gary can do or create.
Andy Kumpon is the Co-Founder of KillerBeam Entertainment. Kumpon has always been interested in sci-fi/horror/fantasy. He is a big fan of the old Godzilla movies, creature feature and of course "Star Wars." Kumpon also points to the unique directing style of John Carpenter as a major influence in his own work.
Kumpon moved to New York City in 2006 and worked in video production by partnering with and creating Malbec Gold Productions. One of the Co-founders of Terra FOSSIL Wines, Andy created Terra FOSSIL TV, which highlights Terra FOSSIL testimonials taken in-and-around New York City which netted millions of views. He also co- founded the worthy cause organization Stomp Out Student Loans to work with universities, retailers and brands in an effort to give back - initiating the campaign along with Sonoma State University, Oliver’s Markets and California Student Aid Commission.
An award-winning filmmaker with 20 years experience in all facets of film/video production (writing, directing, editing, composing, marketing), he has worked on several independent series/films/productions in Seattle, L.A., and N.Y. He has produced and directed videos for several successful "viral video" campaigns. His short film "Last Stop Station," was featured at Tromodance 2002 in Park City, Utah, and won best horror film at The Award Winners of Hollywood Scarefest (2005) in Los Angeles. It was picked up for distribution and released on DVD by Vanguard Cinema. Kumpon is also the producer/actor/cameraman/music composer for "Shadows in the Garden”, another short horror piece that tells a story through the monster's perspective. He also directed a segment in the anthology film "Monstersdotcom" (2003) produced by Brimstone Media Productions. His short supernatural thriller KNIT (2016), a proof of concept for a feature film of the same name has won numerous festival awards. And he most recently finished a paranormal drama titled "More Time".
Kumpon has several feature length screenplays he is looking to develop, namely his upcoming Sci-Fi, zombie epic “Seeds Of The Dead” featuring a take on GMO, and his Action/Sci-Fi screenplay “The Pit”, which he plans on adapting into a Graphic Novel sometime in 2019.
Marti Davis is Executive Producer for KillerBeam Entertainment. Marti has extensive business skills that she brings to her roles as Producer, AD, Casting Director and Talent Consultant. Marti entered the TV/Film industry as a direct result of her daughter Leila Jean Davis becoming an actress (see Leila here on IMDb). As Leila's talent manager, Marti has overseen the direction of Leila's successful acting career.
In 2013, Marti founded Blue Ribbon Productions LLC to provide top-notch production support to her clients. Marti is an award winning producer who’s worked on projects with Amazon Studios, Investigative Discovery TV, and NBC Universal, among others. She’s the recipient of three Telly Awards, as well as multiple festival awards including Best Short Film at MoonDance Film Festival, Best Film at Afterlife Paranormal Film Festival, Best TV Pilot at the Honolulu Film Awards, and Best Action Adventure at the Cinemax UASE, among many other accolades for her work. She also produced the award winning Zombie Etiquette TV Shows.
In addition, Marti is a sought after resource by industry actors for her marketing and casting expertise. She uses her broad knowledge of marketing tools and techniques to maximize actor's exposure and increase their bookings.
She has a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Bentley University and an associate degree in Business Administration. She a pleasure to work with and is dedicated to the success of every project she takes on.
Greg Leib is Chief Financial Officer for KillerBeam Entertainment. Greg started as an investment banker in Chicago for Bear Stearns in 1974, then moved to San Francisco in 1985 and worked with many high-profile firms such as LF Rothschild, Drexel Burnham and Shearson/American Express as an investment banker and stockbroker. In 1989, he left the world of investment banking and managed his portfolio by depositing money into mutual savings which gave you the option to buy if they went public at below book value.
in 2001, Greg started BNK Invest Inc, a private company that owns and operates Market News Video and the Channel family of websites, as well as BankInvestor and ValueForum — which are known for being premier investor communities featuring stock messages boards, ratings and research, debate and discussions in forums designed from the ground up with investors in mind. They discuss stocks, trade ideas and research, post messages, read boards, find new trading and investing strategies within a private investment club community. They’ve provided software for company websites such as General Electric, and Cable Vision and video content for Forbes.
In 2003, Greg purchased 209 Sand and Gravel, which was the largest provider of sand in upstate New York, and a key destination for companies to buy sand and gravel for the roads during winter months that covered some three counties. In 2004, Greg started a wine import company called XLS Imports LLC in New York City. Having imported fine wines from all around the world, Greg and partners decided to focus on creating their own wine brand.
In 2006, Greg and Partners created Terra FOSSIL Wines, Inc. a private label wine brand. While executing his vision, Greg developed relationships with respectable vintners in Argentina, New Zealand and Italy, raising the creative bar focusing on superior quality to price ratio.
Greg is now fully focused and dedicated on helping KillerBeam Entertainment to succeed and prosper!
Bill Armstrong is long-retired from the Denver Public Schools, where he implemented and managed information technology. He has a bachelor’s degree in geology and a master’s in public administration. Over the last quarter-century, he has written and illustrated a children’s book, and contributed stories, profiles and opinion pieces to a number of magazines and newspapers. He has children, grandchildren, a wife and some friends who put up with his eccentricities. Nowadays, He does some hiking, cooks a bit, and tries to keep his home in good repair.
Recently, he took a position as editor and writer with KillerBeam Entertainment, a media company specializing in the horror-story genre. The company creates and produces horror films, and is expanding its base to include novels, mostly adaptations of its own screenplays.
Bill has edited two novels adapted from KBE screenplays, and is currently adapting a third, “Knit,” from a prize-winning screenplay, which will be published under his name.