DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
Spencer T. Folmar graduated from Grove City College in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies. He then went on to study at the New York Film Academy and earned a certificate in filmmaking. He attended two master classes in editing and cinematography from Oscar winning and nominated professors at Maine Media Workshop. He earned a Masters in Theology from Reformed Theological Seminary, and was an MFA candidate for Film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and is completing an MBA at Texas A&M University. He started his own independent film company, SpenceTF Productions in 2005. With this company, He has made two feature films including, “Guilt & Sentence” (2010) which won Excellence in Filmmaking and Best Screenplay at the Los Angeles Movie Awards.
PRODUCER & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Thurman Mason majored in Film and Mass Communications at Temple University in Philadelphia PA. Mr. Mason went on to found a New Jersey based Aerial Advertising service which he operated for 13 years before accepting an offer to sell. He is an accomplished aviator with over 16,000 hours of flight time ranging from experimental aircraft to large transport category passenger planes. He began his career in the financial services sector. Thurman and his wife Cathy worked for several large investment banking firms in various capacities such as management, mergers and acquisitions, and underwriting. Mr. Mason holds multiple financial advisor licenses. He also serves as an executive film producer and active advocate for the Sanford, Florida annual film festival.
Third Brother Films is in the process of hiring new staff. Please inquire if you are in the Hollywood area.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS & POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISORS
Chris & Tatia Cibelli joined Third Brother Films in late 2016 in the finishing stages of post-production on "Generational Sins". The couple have been editing together for years and are Hollywood veterans. Chris's parents met on the set of "Singing in the Rain". Moving into feature films, he landed an editorial job that led to a long-term friendship with Academy Award winning editor Anne V. Coates known for classics like "Lawrence of Arabia", and "The Elephant Man". He has worked with such filmmaking luminaries as Francis Ford Coppola, Jerry Bruckheimer, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Mann, and Danny DeVito. Chris and Tatie worked on for Warner Bros. Television "The Mentalist". Chris is an active member in the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Jason Spanogle has worked in film, event, and project management for over 10 years. Graduating from Grove City College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, Jason has done film production for 20th Century Fox, and he has helped produce multiple independent feature films. He has participated in event and project management for conferences, tours, cruises, and concerts throughout the US and overseas. He particularly enjoys the busyness of managing live events especially working on-set or at large conferences. When Jason isn't traveling for work, he can be found coaching basketball, working out, or volunteering at his church. Currently Jason is based in central Florida, but travels domestically often.
Ryan Grow has directed and produced films all around the world. Graduating from the prestigious LAFSC in 2006, he has had his hand in award-winning shorts, documentaries and feature films, including 2012’s “Ragamuffin” which was the highest rated faith film on Netflix. Ryan recently produced a series that is currently being licensed by the armed forces. Ryan worked on the Third Brother Films' first original feature film, "Generational Sins" and has assisted on productions in various producer roles for motion pictures both on and off set.
OFFICE PRODUCTION MANAGER
Amelia Royce earned her bachelor’s degree in Opera Performance at the University of Wisconsin. After many years in varying roles on and off stage, and in pursuit of leadership development as Production Manager and Marketing Supervisor of a small theatre company, she left the stage with sights on the world of film production. Amelia’s film credits to date cover a varied array including music direction for the AFI thesis film “A Lost Voice” (2016), assistant work on “America’s Got Talent,” coordinating credits for a number of national commercials, and most recently joining the team at Third Brother Films.
Mark Joseph started working with Third Brother Films on "Generational Sins" and his company MJM Entertainment handled a lot of the trade publications and screenings. Some of Hollywood’s top film studios and independent producers have relied on MJM Entertainment Group's savvy marketing operation to help them reach their target audience. MJM's services have included developing and executing marketing and publicity plans for four dozen top films including Holes, Because of Winn-Dixie, Joshua, I Am David, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Passion of The Christ, The Vessel, Little Boy, and many others.