Bruce Wood's THE DEER THIEF The Production Team ------------------------------- BRUCE WOOD Writer/Director
Bruce Wood is a contemporary painter and film/video maker. His avant-garde films have been featured in solo presentations at many fine art venues, including the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and The Museum of Modern Art (Beaubourg) in Paris.
Bruce Wood's first dramatic feature film, The Door, was released on DVD video in 2006. His experimental films are in the collections of The Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, The Royal Film Archive of Belgium, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His paintings and prints are in the collections of the French Natonal Library, The Rockford Art Museum, and the Universiy of Alabama at Birmingham.
Bruce studied film at Massachusetts College of Art (BFA), and was a student of Stan Brakhage at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA). He is co-owner of Chicago's Fenway Gallery, and is the founder of the fine art publishing company AFA Press, and the Dreamfast Cinema label for audio and video releases.
---------------------------------- ABIIBA HOWELL PRODUCER
A Chicago native, Abiiba Howell was Mr. T's publicist until he was discovered for ROCKY III. She began working in film and television, eighteen years ago, as a production Makeup Artist before her rise through the ranks to producer. As a principal owner and Senior Producer at Dominion Films, she has worked as Producer, Production Manager and Casting Director on features, music videos, commercials and TV talk shows in Chicago, Texas and Los Angeles.
Abiiba's production credits include Dick Gregory: A Force of Nature (documentary), an episode of Learning About (hosted by Michael Douglas for the Family Channel), George Foreman's Knock-Out Cleaning infomercial, DON'T LOOK BACK (HBO and Billy Bob Thornton); THE JOGGER and HOUSE ON TODVILLE ROAD (London Weekend Television); THE DARK DANCER (Showtime); MATERIAL WITNESS; SHOWDOWN AT THE GARDEN (Showtime TV Networks); PIRATE ISLAND OF JEAN LAFITTE (running since 1996 at the Pier 21 Theater in Galveston, TX) and numerous other projects. She has produced and/or developed numerous music videos, PSA's, documentaries and TV talk shows.
Her own movies, as writer, producer and director include: AGING WITH GRACE (1998); TOTAL CONTROL (which premiered at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 1999); FANTASY IN PINK (2001) and THE ACCIDENT (2003).