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Joe and Lee on the set of Stand Up Guy. Photo credit stacipop.com

Joseph A. Halsey


Joseph A. Halsey is an award-winning actor/producer, who has performed in many productions including The Cosby Show, Law & Order SVU, Guiding Light, and One Life to Live. He gained notoriety for his award-winning role as Doyle Burkett in the short film Junkie Heaven. Joe stepped into directing with the debut of his short film Choice “Mother,” which touches on the controversial subject of Death with Dignity. Joe is the co-owner of Eclecticism Publishing, where his music has appeared on MTV’s Punk’d, Pimp My Ride, and Making the Video.



Lee Kolinsky


Lee Kolinsky is an award-winning screenwriter whose career includes developing stories and co-writing screenplays for the independent feature films Send No Flowers and The Blue Lizard. He has also written  screenplays for the award-winning short films Junkie Heaven, Bullified, Hunter’s Moon, and Stand Up Guy. With a foundation in journalism, Lee has provided content for Doubleday Entertainment, Columbia House DVD, BMG, PR Newswire, yourmusic.com, and the Nassau Herald Community Newspapers.

Watch Lee’s Writer’s Reel.