MIKE GERARD -Writer/Director 
Trained in the theater, Mike Gerard has worked in and around all aspects of the arts in New York City and Los Angeles, including notable credits in film, television and the stage. 

In 2016 he founded, "Kingsbridge Media" - a production company based in NYC. His first project is the multi-award winning, "The Trial Of Everett Mann" - a short film which Gerard wrote, produced, and directed.

A full length feature film, "The Distant Drums," is in development for 2020. Set in East Africa, the screenplay makes use of Gerard's unique perspective of remote cultures. An ardent globe-trekker, Gerard travels around the world documenting and working alongside humanitarian venues in some of the poorest areas in countries including Kenya, Nicaragua, The Philippines, Guatemala, Panama and Uganda.