Brian Sturges | Owner & Producer
Brian Sturges | Owner & Producer

Brian Sturges has worked as an actor, comedian, director, musician, producer, writer, and collector of titles. He is the writer, director and composer of the feature-length film, Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy, and can be seen in the films, Elijah’s Ashes, God of Thunder and Hee. Brian’s on-stage credits include Candidate Confessions, The Lollygaggers, The Really Awesome Improv Show, as well as various stand up and improv performances. In 2015, Brian debuted his one-man show, Poor Life Choices, which he wrote, directed, and performed at The Second City Studio Theatre in Hollywood. As a session player on guitar, bass, piano and harmonica, he has recorded for Red Lobster, Disney and Warner Brothers Records and was the Musical Director for The Second City Hollywood premium show Hell County, Florida. He also composed, arranged and orchestrated the 2019 Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy soundtrack which contains 21 Jazz Fusion compositions and 2 Gospel tracks. Brian is the owner of Poor Life Choices Productions and the founder of The Poor Life Choices Comedy Film Festival. He has studied music at Berklee College of Music, comedy at The Second City, screenwriting at UCLA, and acting at the Stella Adler Art of Acting Studio.

Timothy Hall | Producer & Engineer
Timothy Hall | Producer & Engineer

Timothy Hall is currently writing his bio. Just hold one second. Don't rush him.

Josh Willis | Producer
Josh Willis | Producer

Josh Willis is an actor and writer, known for Take One with Justin Nichols, Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy, and Break a Leg, SpaceX. Willis is a graduate of the Conservatory Program of The Second City Training Center in 2014. Josh is an oceanographer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His area of expertise is current sea level rise, as well as measuring ocean temperatures. In addition, Willis is the project scientist for Jason-3. Nerd!

Nicole Payne | Assistant Director
Nicole Payne | Assistant Director

Nicole Payne began her career with Poor Life Choices Productions working as Assistant Director on the feature film “Wall of Flesh: A Vintage Comedy.” Most recently she has worked as Production Coordinator and 2nd AD on motion capture shoots including Star Wars and Indiana Jones for EA Games. Nicole is currently working as the First AD on a really cool project she can't discuss due to the classic Hollywood NDA. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Creative Writing.

Cliff Beach | Music Services
Cliff Beach | Music Services

Funk/Jazz/Soul music artist Cliff Beach has been performing live for more than 15 years in Los Angeles. The Berklee-trained singer/songwriter/keyboardist performs regularly throughout Southern California. In 2013, Cliff released “Who the Funk is Cliff Beach?” EP, independently, which was nominated for three LA Music Awards including “Record of the Year” and one Hollywood Music in Media award). in 2017 Cliff's album  “The Gospel According to Cliff Beach”,  was nominated for an Independent Music Award (Funk/Fusion Jam Album) and winner of 2 Global Music Awards. Cliff is a voting Member of NARAS, a Songwriter and Publisher with BMI and an award-winning member of Toastmasters International.

Morty The Dog | Pet Relations
Morty The Dog | Pet Relations

Born on the mean streets of Louisiana, Morty the Dog is in charge of recycling extra craft services, digging filming locations, and accounts receivable.