Matthew Atchley - Artist/Actor
Matthew is a celebrity artist and actor. He is well known for his detailed illustrations across many forms of pop culture. He has done work for many actors from film and television. He's worked with cast members of The Walking Dead on a regular basis. He created artwork for Burt Reynolds shortly before his passing. He also created work for Mike Colter "Luke Cage", as well as co-created a short cartoon series with Actor Sean Astin. He has had recent acting roles on "What Men Want", "The Gifted", "The Resident", "Homicide Hunter", "Murder Calls", "Ozark", and many more well known tv series and films. Visit his website at artofmatthewatchley.com for his full art portfolio and a list of all his current acting credits.
John Anderson - Actor
John has appeared in roles on Stranger Things, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (as one of the main Ravagers), Spider-Man: Homecoming, Jumanji, Logan Lucky, Sleepy Hollow, Tyler Perry's Too Close to Home, Oprah Winfrey's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and much more. Visit his Facebook page at facebook.com/johnandersonactor
Bob Carter - Voice Actor
Bob Carter is a professional male voice actor known for voicing Balrog in the Street Fighter series, Shao Kahn & Baraka in Mortal Kombat, Bojack in Dragonball Z, Odin in Smite, the Astronaut in Lifeless Planet, the Iron Guard in Destiny 2, and many other popular characters in a wide range of video games!
Carter has also broadcasts globally on iHeartMedia, ESPN, NBCSports, and other stations, and has voiced many anime projects such as Fairy Tail, Dragonball Z, Full Metal Alchemist, Samurai 7, Blassreiter, and many other cartoon & anime series.
Together, he and his wife, September, have owned the Neighborhood Studio in Atlanta since 2016 where they proudly help Aspiring Creatives become Working Creatives!
MeLeesa Swann - Author
MeLeesa is a Young Adult author best known for her new series about the wonderful character, Legendary Lex. Her first novel of the series, Legendary Lex: An ODD Beginning, has debuted to wonderful reviews and has caught the imagination of readers of all ages. Book 2 of the series is being completed and will have a release date soon. Visit her Facebook page at facebook.com/meleesaswann for more info
Keith Wahl - Artist
Keith is well known throughout the Southeast as "That Spray Paint Guy". He has a unique style of art utilizing spray paint as his main medium. He has beautiful original canvas works as well as prints available with subjects spanning tv, film, anime, gaming, and more. His work has been seen at many conventions and galleries. Visit him on Facebook for more info at facebook.com/wahlcrafts
W.F. Bell - Actor
W.F. Bell is an American film and television actor, as well as a 20 year Air Force Veteran. Bell began his acting career in extreme temperatures in the valleys of Santa Clarita, California working on Rob Zombie's 31. In the film, Bell worked closely with the amazing talent and learned valuable acting and stunt techniques that he will take with him throughout his career. Some of his other work includes the biopic of Tupac Shakur, "All Eyez on Me", and an independent film titled "Strange Tales from Appalachia", in which he played the role of Peter Barret. The film was presented with the BEST FEATURE award at the Mad Monster Charlotte movie awards. He has also made appearances in MacGyver, The Vampire Diaries, Outcast, Sleepy Hollow, and several other productions. He is most notably recognized for his role as a recurring Savior on AMC's The Walking Dead, where he just recently finished working on season 8 in Atlanta, Georgia. Ever looking for interesting projects, he’s working on developing independent films based on his own short stories and learning electric guitar. Born and raised in Florida, Bell now lives in Georgia with his wife and 2 sons. His professional Facebook page can be found at Facebook.com/bellw2015horror or http://www.imdb.com/name/nm7908134/
Christina Lewis - Author
Author Christina Lewis is originally from the Pacific Northwest but now resides in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. She drew the inspiration for her first published book, “The Cheese Pirates: Cheddar Bay”, from the Tillamook Bay area on the Oregon Coast. This highly praised first book in her novel series received a rare endorsement from the beloved author of “The Indian in the Cupboard”, Lynne Reid Banks. Ms. Lewis, always in search of an adventure, is also a legal editor, proofreader, freelance journalist, and literary consultant. She designs award-winning jewelry under the name Stars and Embers, creates unique pieces of art, and trains cats! You can out more about her at her professional Facebook page at facebook.com/authorchristinalewis
Greg Crews - Actor
Actor Greg Crews is a Navy Veteran and native of Atlanta, Ga. Upon returning to the area after college, he began his entertainment career as a background actor on the Three Stooges remake film and he never looked back. He has since been a part of over 150 productions in front of the camera as well as behind the scenes. Greg has accumulated credits as an actor, director, producer, stunt person, and precision driver.
Some of Greg’s better known work in front of the camera has included his character dubbed “The Snoring Man” on The Walking Dead, The Hunger Games films as a Peacekeeper, and one of his more recent portrayals was of the character John in the film Burden. He has also been seen tv series such as Drop Dead Diva, Your Worst Nightmare, and many more. He was seen this past year in the reboot of Jumanji and well as the critically acclaimed I, Tonya. He is also currently producing and directing a project written by his son entitled “Dark Wasteland”. The ever busy Greg enjoys all aspects of the entertainment industry and looks for opportunities to share his experiences with others. His IMDb link can be found at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4507255/
Shawn South - Actor
Actor and Musician Shawn South started his career in performing as a self-taught guitarist and vocalist. He has toured throughout the Southeast entertaining the crowds. Shawn was chosen for a Banana Republic photo shoot which then led him to take steps into the acting world. Some of the productions that he's been a part of has included Marvel's "The Gifted", "The Walking Dead", Marvel's "AntMan & The Wasp", "Godzilla: King of Monsters", "Dynasty", a lead role on Oxygen's "Snapped: Killer Couples" and more. Shawn, being ever diverse, is also working towards a degree in astrophysics. When he isn't on the road, on set, or engaged in his many other projects, he's at home in Muscle Shoals enjoying time with his family. Shawn’s IMDb page can be found at https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9353030/