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MEET THE TEAM

 

CHAD ERIC SMITH

Founder & Owner

Chad Eric Smith is an award-winning, creative, and innovative visionary with non-profit experience in higher education advocacy, primary prevention of men's violence against women, restorative justice, film production, and digital marketing. He currently serves as the Director of Communications and Brand Management at Mural Arts Philadelphia, "the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change." 

Smith is also the founder and owner of the film production company MisterDuke Productions, which produces genre-bending thought-provoking projects and comedies across film and digital platforms, as well as compelling promotional videos and public service announcements for non-profits, businesses, and individuals interested in raising their profile and growing their clientele. As a multimedia consultant, he has provided professional expert advice to organizations nationwide, including Men Can Stop Rape (Washington, DC), Raasin in the Sun (Austin, TX), The Mosaic Workshop (Austin, TX), Austin Creative Alliance (Austin, TX), among others. He also consults for progressive political campaigns and writes and produces digital and social media advertising for candidates. 


In 2019, Washington, DC's Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment

named Smith the October Filmmaker of the Month. 


Award-winning film production credits include

Dark Therapy (REVOLT TV), Rumination (Amazon Prime & kweliTV), and Fatherless (Amazon Prime).

NINA HARRISON

Director of Public Relations & Special Events

Nina Harrison, the Director of Public Relations & Special Events, is a proud native of Washington, DC. She is a graduate of The George Washington University School of Business with a Professional Certificate in Event Management and brings to the company over 15 years of experience coordinating film screenings, red carpet premieres, industry mixers, and more.  


Nina is responsible for leading, planning, and executing fundraising initiatives. In addition, she engages regional and national art communities and responds to the needs of clients, sponsors, and partners.

JOHN EASTERBROOK

Voice Over Artist

John Easterbrook - J. Brooks - A "Swiss Army Knife of Media Talent" born an hour outside Philly in Reading, working out of DC the political hotbed, J. is a Broadcaster, Sportscaster, Voice/Stage/TV Actor, Narrator and Writer, who has worked in all formats of Radio; Locally, Nationally, Internationally with CBS, Westwood One, NFL Network, ESPN, NFLPA, Fox Sports, The Weather Channel and SiriusXM to name a few-currently at WTOP Radio in Washington DC. A mentor who works with young and upcoming broadcasters, some, on the Spectrum and is and has been pursuing Voice Characterization (cartoon voicing) his life long dream.

SLEEPWALKER

Voice Over Artist

Kevin Walker – Sleepwalker – was born in the 1970s in Queens to a Jamaican immigrant family.  He grew up in the Washington, DC area.  For almost two decades he cared for children from babyhood through elementary school-age as a teacher and after-school leader.  Throughout the duration of that career he also worked as a professional singer-songwriter, associated with groups including Northstarr International and Inkwell and the Freeword.  At present, he sings with the Wammie Award-winning reggae band Shamans of Sound, and is a voice actor and coach.  Inspired by the conflict and racism to which the Trump era gave birth, Sleepwalker has become an online activist seeking to connect with and challenge the assumptions of people he’d be unlikely to meet in real life.

XPERIENCE J

Voice Over Artist

Crystal Judkins – Xperience J – is a self published author, poet, songwriter and an all around creative from Alexandria, Virginia. She is the co-founder of Two Pens and a Grind Publications, where she continues to self publish diverse and creatively provocative reads for all to enjoy. Her latest release, “Onyx McFly Saves the Day!,” is a fabulous children’s book which will delight and inspire young children to be their own superhero. Aside from writing, Crystal is also a freelance voice over artist and is currently creating her very own scripted podcast series which she hopes to release in the fall/winter 2019.

Philadelphia, PA

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