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MEET THE BOLT TEAM

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JACK MARTIN

Writer, Director, Producer

​Chicago born filmmaker Jack Martin has been telling larger-than-life stories since the age of eight. Jack has worked on a number of big budget projects including The Lion King, Pacific Rim 2, and Godzilla vs Kong. These experiences have influenced his own projects as a director - including the Ron Howard and Brian Grazer produced web series 'My Friend D-Rone' and the 2019 Film Pipeline Finalist "MANHUNT", which screened at the 2022 Comic Con Film Festival. No matter the story, Jack is always looking to inspire the inner child in all of us.

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MICHAEL ORION DOWNING

Producer

After being raised in a small town in Alaska, Michael Downing went on to graduate from USC’s Business and Cinematic Arts (BCA) program with a focus in producing. Downing won the 2019 USC First Look Faculty Producing Award, which is the highest producing honor at USC. His producing credits include films "UNDER DARKNESS" (Winner: Horizon award from Sundance Film Festival, Student Academy Award Finalist, Telluride Film Festival Official Selection), "Here and Beyond" (Fantasia Festival Official Selection), and The Last Whistle (Netflix release).  

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BRIAN M TANG

Cinematographer

Brian Tang’s work as a cinematographer has won numerous awards in the film-festival circuit (such as Telluride), The Student Academy Awards, as well as garnered millions of views through collaborations with reputable companies such as Netflix and Jubilee Media, as well as music videos for clients such as Amber Liu, Meg & Dia, Lil Skies, etc. Recently, his work for the feature length film The Last Whistle, starring Brad Leland and Jim O’Heir, was released in cinemas and VOD platforms. His latest short film, 'Kodama", premiered at the 2023 SXSW Film Festival.

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ABBY MARIAMA

Production Designer

Abby Mariama is a Production Designer who has worked on a number of projects, both big and small. ‘Bolt from the Blue’ marks Abby’s third feature film as a production designer after the thriller “Better Criminal” and the horror “Headgame”. In between these jobs, Abby has worked in the Art Department on major studio projects, including Legendary’s Godzilla vs Kong, Amazon’s Bosch, and the Disney+ Star Wars Series Obi-Wan Kenobi and Skeleton Crew.    

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CHRISTINA GONZALES
&  DOMENIC ORSI

Sound Designers

Christina & Domenic are sound designers & supervisors of Paper Mountain Post, a post production and production company based in Los Angeles. Together, they've worked on numerous independent projects including Where Are You starring Anthony Hopkins, the SXSW Official Selection "Kodama", and the Cannes Official Selection "Don't Peek".  Additionally, they have been sound editors on some of the most successful trailers including: Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Top Gun: Maverick, Scream 6, and many more.

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XANDER RODZINSKI

Composer

Xander Rodzinski is a composer for film, tv, and commercials. His work on the National Geographic documentary “The Last Ice” earned him a Critics’ Choice Award Nomination. While working for 8-time Oscar nominated and Emmy / Grammy winning composer James Newton Howard, Xander produced several scores including Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, News of the World, and the Disney film Jungle Cruise. For his latest work, he co-composed the Disney+ series Willow.     

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