CREW FOR CREEPY ZOMBIES
From an early age Douglas Vermeeren had an interest in film. He began his career in film as a background extra, actor, photo double and stunt performer on a variety of films. He then moved into producing, writing and directing his own documentaries in the personal development industry. (The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The Treasure Map.) These documentary received critical acclaim and won awards at several festivals. His first film is currently available as a film and a book in more than 23 languages worldwide.
Calgary Casting Director, Marcy Dichter, Boston born and bred. For the past 15 years, I have been working in Alberta on various episodics, films, documentaries and commercials. Sheldon Kennedy Story, Caitlin's Way, Tom Stone, The Opus,Monte Walsh, Shanghai Knights,Passchendaele,Balletlujah, YoungDrunk Punks, Hell On Wheels 5, and happily prepping my 10th Season on Heartland.
Over the years I have worked with the best crews and talent anywhere. I'm a bit neurotic, and a perfectionist, but most of you already know that.
I'm over the moon to be working with Doug again, and I hope, many of you.
VICE PRESIDENT OF MEDIA OPERATIONS
FOR EMSI PUBLIC RELATIONS
Rachel Friedman oversees the day-to-day management of publicity campaigns for clients such as Creepy Zombies. She started with EMSI as a print campaign manager, and since then has worked with every aspect of the company, from radio bookings to TV bookings to sales.
EMSI PRINT CAMPAIGN MANAGER
Toni Tantlinger is a filmmaker herself, working on documentaries in her spare time when she’s not landing clients valuable print coverage in newspapers, magazines and online.
EMSI PRINT CAMPAIGN MANAGER
Brittany Thomas is a self-described movie buff, adds a little pep to the EMSI office because her eclectic career history includes eight years as a professional cheerleading instructor. Brittany helps gain clients publicity in print publications far and wide.
EMSI TV CAMPAIGN MANAGER
Dave Reynolds is responsible for helping clients appear on television programs and newscasts across the country. Dave has worked in and around the television industry his entire professional career, including time spent as a sportscaster for CBS and NBC affiliates across the country.
EMSI's Creative COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST
Harold Valentine has worked as a newspaper reporter and also spent two years at an SEO firm, writing press releases, articles andcontent for web pages. Harold enjoys using his love of the written word to help connect a client’s message to the rest of the world.
EMSI's SENIOR CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Ronnie Blair has more than three decades of experience writing and editing for daily newspapers. He puts that background knowledge to work when writing articles and pitches for EMSI clients.