WRITER/CREATOR: HAIPHA SIMON
Haipha Simon is a published writer born in Montreal, Canada, raised in Boston with deep roots in Haiti. She now resides in Southern California where she met her actor husband, Rashawn Vaughn. Haipha has written for the LASentinel and The Daily Breeze newspaper publications to name a few. Now Haipha is honing in her talents on screenwriting at The Writers Boot Camp in Santa Monica, CA. She already has two full features and a short film under her belt with more to come.
DIRECTOR: DEWAUN RAGLAND
Black Vault Entertainment was formed by newly sought after director, DeWaun L. Ragland. After serving eight years in the U.S. Military, DeWaun moved back to his hometown Los Angeles; where he officially began his education in film and production. He has received three Degrees with Honors from the Los Angeles Film School, The Los Angeles Recording School and Full Sail University. DeWaun’s respect for quality and well-balanced nature has built many relationships in the industry, continuing to enable a pathway for success.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: GEORGE WILLIAMS
Founder of God's Purpose Unlimited, George has served as an associate pastor, drama team leader, ministry director, worship team leader, teacher, youth leader,usher, street evangelism leader,
singer, home bible study leader, and prison ministry volunteer. For the last 20 years he has been involved in reaching out to young men & women in the juvenile halls and prisons, helping thousands to come into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. He has a heart for worship, teaching, and helping people to connect with Christ.
PRODUCER/ACTOR: RASHAWN VAUGHN
Born in Akron, Ohio and raised in Southern California, Rashawn was raised around entertainers. After serving U.S. Military as a Combat medic he spent the next 15 years gaining industry experience behind as well as in front of the camera. With over 7 major studio feature films under his belt as the Assistant to Extras Casting Director Rashawn is now taking his career to the next level, Producing. In 2014 Rashawn was a ABFF/ NBC Star Project finalist.
PRODUCER: TIARA PARKER
Tiara is an Actress and Producer. She is known for her recent work in "Murder in the First” along with roles in the films Drive and Crazy Stupid Love. She is the Co-Founder and Vice President of Hustle Cake a popular music video and commercial branding company with over 300 million views of produced content. As a producer and partner with Black Vault Entertainment, Tiara sheds her experience from on-camera to business, producing effective teams and creating quality material.
PRODUCER/ACTOR: DANIEL ZACAPA
Honduran- born Daniel Zacapa has established himself as one of the most effective character actors working. His varied and diverse film roles include Marvel Agents of Shield (2016), Se7en (1995),Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), 'The Mexican', 'The Gene Generation', and 'Phenomenon', sharing the screen with such actors as 'Jack Lemmon', Walter Matthau,Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Forest Whitaker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell and Mel Gibson, to name a few. Daniel has been producing Independent films for 5 years.
COMPOSER/MUSIC PRODUCER: VICTOR "XMAN" TAYLOR
Victor “XMAN” Taylor is a 3x Platinum producer and master musician; especially within the progressive rap and spoken word art form that he has coined, “Rhythm and Rhyme”. Writing and producing gold and platinum records has demonstrate XMAN's versatility and talent that has compelled his presence in recording sessions and on production teams like, “A Man Apart" and “Set It Off”. His motion picture credits include: "Fast and Furious 8", "Straight Out of Compton", “Be Cool”,“Bowfinger” and “B.A.P.S.”. The Wayans Brothers, ESPN Awards, BET, Vibe TV and NY Undercover also head his credits for music production on numerous television shows.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: PAT "PARLAY" LONGWORTH
A Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Patrick "Par-Lay" Longworth got his start in entertainment as a marketing and promotions specialist based out of Atlanta, GA. He currently sits on the Board of Directors and is an Executive Producer for Film and Television projects for Made You Look Films, a full service digital production company. He also sits on the board of directors for Damage Motion Picture Post, a Post-Production company for commercials, music videos, Television and Film. Longworth possesses a wealth of entertainment industry moxie, strong business connections, and a wealth knowledge in finance, credit and banking. In the past, Longworth has been instrumental in the careers of many emerging talents, and is well known for his involvement in the entertainment scene in Atlanta, prior to the city becoming the film Mecca it is today. Patrick has also helped launch both national and regional campaigns for several Fortune 500 companies and is also CEO of Par-Lay Entertainment Inc. Patrick’s Producer's Showcase, held at Atlanta's South Beach Bistro, has been supported by industry leaders such as GRAMMY AWARD WINNING producers Rico Lumpkin, Mr. DJ, Jazze Pha, Brian Michael Cox and Teddy Bishop. Patrick was also an Executive Producer for the hit stage-play "Heaven for a G" starring Keshia Knight Pulliam "Rudy"of the COSBY SHOW, Lil-Zane, Cherrelle, and Shazam of The Group H-Town.