THE TEAM

MICHAEL LEONI - DIRECTOR

Michael Leoni has always committed himself to creating and directing original material that can reach beyond the scope of traditional entertainment, challenge an audience’s beliefs, and motivate a movement for positive change. Recent film credits include the festival award-winning feature documentary, American Street Kid, which is scheduled for release in 2019.

 

Presently he is in post-production on his new feature film #WhenTodayEnds, and in development, on his TV Series, “St. Marks Academy."  Other credits include the short films Radford Rd., Deliver Us, Disappear Here, Spare Some Change (featuring the band, Switchfoot) and Someplace In Between - an Official Selection in the LA Shorts Film Festival.  Leoni is the founder of Spare Some Change, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless youth.  His book Dare To Be Bad, is currently available at stores around the country including Samuel French and on Amazon.com.

MAX FELDMAN - DP

Max Feldman is a Los Angeles based Director of Photography and VP of Technical Operations for An 11:11 Experience. Previously Max founded and ran a world champion robotics team in southern California. He also taught high school robotics with students going on to schools like MIT and Stanford, and working for companies such as SpaceX and Facebook. Recent credits include the feature film #WhenTodayEnds, “Rich and Acquitted” (Reelz TV) and “Cover Story” (Game Show Network).

MICHELLE KAUFER - PRODUCER

Michelle Kaufer has been working with An 11:11 Experience since its inception and is dedicated to the mission of producing media to create positive social change. Her first production with the team was The Playground, a rock music-infused piece inspired by the lives of homeless kids. Michelle's most recent television and film credits include producing "Wrench Wars" for MavTV, "Turn and Burn" for the Discovery Channel, "Delta Divers" and "Virgin Galactic" for National Geographic, and producing Deliver Us and Radford Rd. for An 11:11 Experience. Most recent film credits include producing the award-winning feature documentary American Street Kid, and the feature film #WhenTodayEnds. Michelle is also a co-founder of Spare Some Change, an on-going campaign and social movement to raise awareness for homeless youth (www.sparesomechange.org).  She is a co-owner of The 11:11 in West Hollywood.

ERICA KATZIN - PRODUCER

Erica Katzin spent her formative years studying theatre and film at Whittier College.

She helped form 90 Minute Productions, where she wrote, performed and produced four short films including Signed, Souled & Delivered. Erica was first introduced to An 11:11 Experience on The Playground, a Rock-Drama inspired by the lives of teenage runaways and homeless kids. Since then, she’s stepped into the role of Creative Producer with a focus on script and story development. Some of Erica’s credits include: producing Someplace In Between, an official selection of the LA Shorts Film Festival; producing and performing in Elevator, which ran for ten months in Los Angeles and received the esteemed Los Angeles Times’ Best Bet and Critics’ Pick, as well as, Best Acting in an Ensemble Cast from StageSceneLA; the Ovation recommended show, Famous, which ran for a year in Los Angeles, producing the short film, Deliver Us, the Los Angeles run of Listen... Can You Hear Me Now and most recently, the feature documentary, American Street Kid, an Official Selection and Winner of the People’s Choice Award at The Beloit International Film Festival, the Social Impact Doc Award at The Hollywood Film Festival and the Award of Excellence from Impact Doc Awards.  She is a co-owner of The 11:11 in West Hollywood. .