{A Joel L. Freedman Production}
A Joplin, LLC. Production

Joel L. Freedman - Writer/Director/Producer of JOPLIN has been producing and directing award-winning films and videos for the last thirty years. Joel developed and executive produced "BRAINSTORM" (MGM), starring Natalie Wood & Christopher Walken), directed and produced the now classic "BROKEN TREATY AT BATTLE MOUNTAIN" and "TO PROTECT MOTHER EARTH" (both narrated by Robert Redford), the recent international co-production with Norwegian Television "EVEN IF A HUNDRED OGRES..." with Joanne Woodward, and many more.

Jeffrey Passero - Casting Director, is President of Passero Casting in Los Angeles. Jeff has cast over 50 feature films, including: BLACK DOG" with Patrick Swayze. "KULL THE CONQUEROR" with Kevin Sorbo (T.V.'s Hecules), "THE HUNTERS MOON" with Burt Reynolds and Keith Carradine, "THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO" with Ian McKellen, "POISON IVY" with Drew Barrymore, "LAST TO EXIT BROOKLYN" with Jennifer Jason Leigh, "TRADING MOM" with Sissy Spacek, and New York casting of "BONFIRE OF THE VANATIES", "THE DOCTOR" and "PET SEMETARY".

Patrick Firpo - Line Producer, San Francisco - Most recently completed "THE BLUES EXPRESS", a 7 camera, 13 part series on the Blues for TV. Films include FIXATION (Kris Kristofferson), FRAME BY FRAME (Charlie Sheen and Martin Landau), CHIMERA HOUSE (Josh Keaton), CLOUDS (Rob Nillison), and many other independent features and television projects.

Fred Styles - Line Producer, New York - Films include The SPITFIRE GRILL, CURTAIN CALL, NICK AND JANE and many other independent features and television projects.

Denny Hammerton - Associate Producer - Investor - Webmaster

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