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Massiah® Foundation
First Executive Producer

The Massiah® Foundation was established to provide charitable financial support to outstanding organizations with the potential to improve our collective future. The mission of the Massiah® Foundation is to invest into the future of the world by investing in education, culture, arts, children's organizations and health care.

The foundation seeks to make contributions without prejudice while giving aid, assistance and hope to the needy. Since its inception, the foundation has made significant contributions to various learning institutions, universities, children's organizations, hospitals, cultural organizations, the arts and general welfare organizations in the United States .  Additional information regarding the Massiah® Foundation can be found at www.massiah.com
Carole C. Dean
From The Heart Productions
Second Executive Producer
Thirty years ago Carole Dean took a $20 bill and turned it into a $50 million a year industry when she reinvented the tape and sh or t end industry in Hollywood , NYC and Chicago .
Carole coined the phrase “sho t ends” and began buying and selling film ends left from production. She was instrumental in the birth of the Hollywood independent film community because she offered film to Indies at prices

they could affo d, allowing many producers to go on to great success, customers like Cassavetes took chances with her raw stock and succeeded.

As president and CEO of From the heart Productions, between 1994 to 1998 , Carole produced over 100 television programs, including the popular cable program, HealthStyles, where she interviewed some of the biggest names in the industry including, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Weil and Dr. Caroline Myss.


In 1992 Carole created the Roy W. Dean Grant Foundation in hon or of her late father. To date Carole's grant and ment or ship programs have provided filmmakers with millions of dollars in goods and services and have played an instrumental role in establishing the careers of some of the industry's most promising filmmakers.


A sough-after international speaker, Carole is currently touring the U. S. with her popular books, "The Art of Funding Your Film: Alternative Financing Concepts” teaching filmmakers how and where to find funding. Her newest book is f or a wider audience, “The Art of Manifesting: Creating your Future” was created to enrich lives. This book and seminar bring imp or tant inf or mation from leading physicists on the new studies that supp or t your ability to create your reality, attract what you want and manifest the future you want. Carole says, “You are manifesting daily, the trick is to manifest what you want, not what you don't want.”


From the Heart has given close to $2,000,000 in over 25 grants. Carole has helped these documentarians to pursue their dreams from or iginal donation of raw stock, lights and camera to the current New Y or k Film, LA Film and LA Video grants valued at over $50,000.00 each and the new writing grant that take you to New Zealand. The writer/researcher grant is a 4 week sojourn in New Zealand . This allows serious screenwriters and documentary filmmakers to w or k on their projects in a serene, quiet setting on the Wye River surrounded by unspoiled beauty from the surrounding hills and w or king sheep farms.


Films spons or ed by the Roy W. Dean grants now showing are :

"All Power to the People", Starz
"A Chance to Grow", Discovery
"Save A Man to Fight", History
"The Flute Player", PBS
"Stolen: The Lost Vermeer", Court TV
"Salvages Lives", Discovery
"Homeland" & "Shakespeare Behind Bars", ITVS
"In My Corner", PBS
"The Tomato Effect"& "Halstead Street", PBS
"Hempsters Plant the Seed", distributed through school theatres
"Tahara", now in film festivals
"American Chain Gang", VHS & foreign
"Hopilavayi", given back to the Hopi Indians to distribute
"Double Dare", theater distribution
For mo e info mation on Carole Dean see Marquis "Who's Who" for 2000 through 2006.
Bill Woolery
Bill Woolery has edited numerous featurettes, documentaries and theatrical trailers. He is a founder of Divertimento Productions, which produces video promos for documentaries and independent features, as well as showcase videos for artists and businesses.
Woolery has edited for Disney and DreamWorks, working on such projects as
James Cameron's Ghosts of the Abyss and DreamWorks' Spirit: Stallion of Cimarron . He also edited the independent film, Paradise .

Theatrical Trailer Credits:


The Usual Suspects

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Duncan Burns, Consultant

Duncan Burns brings over 20 years of editing experience as a consultant to the Bam 6.6 project.


Film Credits:

The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam
Cuba Libre
Pavilion of Women
Dead Silent

Cry of the Snow Lion



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February 15, 2007
Filmmaker uses catastrophe to build bridges

LAGUNA HILLS Jahangir Golestan-Parast still remembers how decades ago on a couple of occasions his principal shone the flashlight inside a dark movie theater and hauled him and his friends back to school.

The boys had skipped math classes in their native Isfahan, Iran, and snuck away to the local cinema, which showed classic American films with heroes like John Wayne and Charles Bronson, dubbed in Farsi.

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February 13, 2007
BAM 6.6: A documentary film by Jahangir Golestan
In 2003, an earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitudes, struck the city of Bam , killing over 50,000 people, injuring over 20,000 residents, and leaving more than 60,000 citizens homeless. The earthquake destroyed much of the beautiful ancient city, known for its old quarter, and decimated its 2,000-year-old citadel.










































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