Jeremy Patrick Hamilton
Jeff Wolk is an award-winning independent film and theater producer. In 2009, after a long career in the New York real estate business, he launched Hawk House Productions, a production company whose main focus is cinematic and character-driven documentaries. His 2012 short Last Glimmer of Day, a personal documentary about anxiety and depression, premiered at the Cleveland International Film Festival where it received honorable mention for Best Ohio Short Film Award. In 2014, he was an executive producer on A Birders Guide to Everything, featuring Sir Ben Kingsley and Kodi Smit-McPhee which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won Best Narrative Feature at the Cleveland International Film Festival. He is the executive producer of Belle a short, part of a documentary short series called Woman of a Certain Age that profiles the extraordinary lives of women who are over 80., In 2016, he produced the Off-Broadway show Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life, which was nominated for three Lucille Lortel Awards. During the show’s run, he produced a behind-the- scenes documentary about the show’s legendary Broadway producer, Leonard Soloway. Leonard Soloway’s Broadway, currently in post-production, captures what goes on behind the curtain of New York Theater in a way that has rarely been seen, it is scheduled to be completed in 2018. In 2017, he executive produced the feature narrative After Louie, starring Alan Cumming and Zach Booth, which played in over 20 Festival’s world wide and is scheduled to be released March 2018. Jeff lives in New York City, and Lloyd Neck, Long Island.
Sal Scamardo is an Emmy® Award winning producer and entertainment industry executive with a career spanning film, music, sports and television for major and independent media companies including CBS/Fox Video, PolyGram Video, Universal Music, USA Films, Palm Pictures, Warner/Elektra/Atlantic and his own consulting and production company, Pulsar Pictures. His production, distribution and marketing talents have put him at the helm of of world class content for major celebrities including Cher, Barbra Streisand and Andrea Bocelli; major sports leagues NFL Films, NBA Entertainment and Major League Baseball Productions; global brands Nike, Reebok and Kellogg’s and; icons of sports including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Walter Payton and many more. He received an Emmy Award in 2010 as producer of a special television tribute to dancer/actress/singer Miss Mitzi Gaynor (South Pacific, There’s No Business Like Show Business) titled “Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle!”, a program which in addition to the Emmy, was screened at The National Television Academy to an all star audience at their 60th anniversary finale gala in Burbank, CA. He most recently produced the critically acclaimed feature documentary “Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock” (VICE Documentary Films/Straight Up Films) about the life and work of legendary rock and roll photographer, Mick Rock known as “the man who shot the 70s” (Magnolia Pictures, 2017).
Margaret Murphy is a three-time National Emmy Award winning producer/director/ writer/editor whose work covers the areas of news, documentary, sports and children’s programming as well as dramatic features. She began her career at Sesame Street and won her first National Emmy as an editor with ABC Sports’ Olympic Unit. For the PBS series, Smithsonian World, she won a National Emmy for her profile of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, an honor shared with noted historian David McCullough. Her third National Emmy was for her work as a producer and writer on ABC's Nightline. Margaret served as a producer for A&E’s Biography series and was an original staff member of Dateline NBC as a producer/writer. Her independent documentaries have been shown at international Film Festivals including New York, Berlin, Edinburgh, Woodstock, Denver and Palm Springs. Her feature documentary "They Are Their Own Gifts" is in the permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art.
Production manager/Field Producer
Nico is a graduate of SVA and works as a Field Producer/Camera at Hawk House Productions and freelance photographer. His first big photography project was for General Motors to promote the release the Convertible Corvette Z06 at the New York Auto Show. Nico is deeply involved with Morgan Stanley Children Hospital Charity and regularly produces charitable fundraisers for local charities in the NYC area.
A Brooklynite today, writer/director Katy Scoggin was raised in a smoggy valley east of LA. After studying sculpture and German, she was a Fulbright scholar in Berlin, where she made a doc about Turkish women. She went to graduate film school at NYU and was awarded a Graduate Assistantship in Cinematography. Her short thesis film FLOOD, a Hawk House Production, won a Sloan Foundation Production Grant. She is adapting the short into a feature script with support from the Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant. FLOOD will be her first feature film.
She recently shot and co-produced Laura Poitras's film "CitizenFour" about Edward Snowden, which premiered at the 2014 NYFF to critical acclaim.
Jeremy Patrick Hamilton is a New York based actor, writer and producer. Originally from New Mexico, he holds a BFA in Theater Performance from Eastern New Mexico University and has also studied acting and movement at the Caymichael Patten Studio in Manhattan. As a writer, he has studied at The Second City (New York) and at the Michael Imperioli helmed Studio Dante. With Hawk House Productions, Jeremy has collaborated on several film projects as well as worked as the Art Director for the Katy Scoggin directed short film “Flood”.