T E A ​M

 

Brian Culkin

Writer/Director

 

Cherline Julien

Videographer

Jay Giannone

Producer

Cherline Julien is a graduate from the New England Institute of Art with a degree in digital media production. She is the founder and chief creative officer of On1 Magazine, a digital publication that focuses on art, urban life, and  entertainment.  A Cambridge, MA native born to parents of French descent, she is an innovator who looks to create and imbue a sense of  strength and artistic innovation while making a mark in today’s entertainment industry. Cherline is is well known for her skills in video production, marketing, and business management. Her passion is to create and influence the people around her in order to open new doors and take bold steps in creating  new forms of art and  creativity that she believes one day will help people in need, inspire, and change the world.

Jay Giannone is an actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and hip hop artist. Originally from South Boston and currently Los Angeles based, Jay has worked with David O. Russell, Ben Affleck, and Martin Scorcese. 

As an actor, he has appeared in several television shows including the HBO hit series "Entourage" which was based on his real Hollywood life experience with friend Mark Wahlberg. His feature film roles include box office hits "Confidence", "Gone Baby Gone", "Three Kings", "The Game Plan" and "The Departed". 

His recent projects include work on feature films such as Safe, The Iceman, and American Hustle.

Jay comes from a long line of artists and as a native of public housing in Boston he brings a deep passion for the overall message of this project. .

 

Brian Culkin is a 2001 graduate of Skidmore College with a degree in American Studies. While at Skidmore Brian excelled in both the classroom and as an athlete becoming a three time all UCAA basketball player and graduating as the all time leading scorer in the history of Skidmore College. He played professional basketball in Europe after college before sustaining a career ending injury. Returning to his hometown of Boston, Brian found quick success in the financial world. By age 26 he had become the founder and CEO of United Mortgage Group, a commercial and residential mortgage firm. However, at the height of his success and wanting more from life, he instead left his promising finance career and moved to the world renowned Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA from 2008-2009 where he lived for over a year studying meditation, yoga, and gestalt therapy.

From 2010-2012 he worked under Dr. Ronald Alexander at the Open Mind TrainingInstitute as a consultant/trainer leading workshops and consulting with organizations and businesses around the world on topics ranging from leadership to creativity to mindfulness. 

 

Currenty, a full time filmmaker with 5 projects in various stages production, his next project focuses on boxing, consciousness, and neuroscience. Entitled, 24 to Heaven, the website can be viewed here.

 

He also owns Jai, a center for yoga and meditation outside of Boston.His personal website is www.brianculkin.com

 

He is also a talented artist.