Jayson’s professional film pursuits began in 1998 as a featured extra in Edgewood Studios’ Moving Targets. In 2000, he worked with director Robert Zemeckis and actors Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer on the suspense thriller What Lies Beneath. Argento has studied film acting with Jock MacDonald at Carter Thor Studios East and received SAG eligibility for his role in Alan Jacobs’ American Gun (2001), working alongside James Coburn and Virginia Madsen. He has also starred in several short films, including The Black Box, Nice Car!, The Barbarossa Effect Trailer, Xill, Project Hex, Primevil and Drake Mountain Mystery, an innovative, Internet-based mock reality series. Projects written, directed and produced by Jayson include Cthulhu Chronicles: Episode One, The Ropes, selected for the 2006 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival as well as the Lovecraft in Vermont Festival, and a full-length feature film entitled Finding Providence. This Sundance Film Festival submission was picked up for national distribution through All Channel Films.
During Jayson’s acting career he has so far worked alongside such actors as Harrison Ford, James Coburn, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Campbell, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dedee Pfeiffer, George ‘Buck’ Flower, Stacy Keach, Billy Ray Cyrus, John James, Burt Ward, Sean Astin, Michael Pare, Morgan Fairchild, and John Schneider.
Steve, who is a fluent speaker of the German language, began a freelance translation company (On-Time Translations) in 2001. Focusing on the translation of technical documentation, particularly in the area of printing and publishing, Maas was able to grow this sole proprietorship at an average rate of 20% per year. It is now a premier provider of technical German translation services and works with clients from the USA, Germany, Switzerland, France, the United Kingdom and Israel. Steve is a member of the American Translators Association.
Always in search of added challenges, Steve formed a creative services company called Catamount Creatives in 2006. Offering a full range of creative services, from web and graphic design to video and music production, Catamount Creatives has already provided sound mixing & editing services for two short films, produced live concert DVDs for the bands Blinded by Rage and Nowhere Found at the Higher Ground Music Hall and manages a range of websites for various clients.
Ironically, Kavanagh began his Burlington acting career with the Champlain College Theater Department while attending the school. He went on to perform in numerous theater productions, appearing on the Flynn Theater stage with Lyric Theatre and also with other local theater companies.
Since the mid 1990’s, Kavanagh has written and performed in countless interactive murder mysteries, several of which he co-wrote, such as “You Bet Your Life” and “Bye Bye Love.” He is frequently hired to entertain audiences aboard The Spirit of Ethan Allen III as well as at local restaurants, clubs, and social gatherings.
Having hosted numerous live events, Kavanagh was acknowledged on Entertainment Tonight, for serving as Master of Ceremonies for Jim Carrey at his wrap party for the feature film, “Me, Myself, and Irene.” He has also hosted local events throughout the state including the Vermont Teddy Bear Company’s popular “Meet the CBS Survivors” event. Kavanagh’s comedy career continued with local comedy troupe Kamikaze Comedy and performed improv comedy at The House of Blues and The Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.
A national contest to host “The Simpson’s Movie” world premiere took place between towns named Springfield in 14 different states in the summer of 2007. Kavanagh, who played Homer Simpson, also co-wrote and directed the winning video in which he is seen running through town chasing a giant doughnut made from an inner tube. Twentieth Century Fox invited Tim to be the Master of Ceremonies for the world premier event in Springfield, where thousands of enthusiastic fans as well as the world press ring assembled. Producer James L. Brooks, Simpsons creator Matt Groening and Director David Silverman were interviewed by Tim for an episode of LNS that aired on October 13th along with former Phish band members Page McConnell and Mike Gordon.
A graduate of Champlain College, Kavanagh currently works as an account executive at Vermont’s largest television station, WCAX-TV. He resides in Burlington with his wife Sherry and three sons
Professionally, Harry has worked as a medical editor for more than 20 years, for such esteemed publications as Scientific American Medicine, Infections in Medicine (including the famous “Bug of the Month” series, by Larry Lutwick, MD — OK, famous among IDs. . .), Medscape, Doctor’s Guide, and most recently, Clinical Care Options – Hepatitis.
In his spare time, Harry takes photographs (which you can see at www.harryllama.com), records and videotapes classical concerts and indie films, and tends to his llamas.
Logan is thrilled to be back in Vermont after a brief sojourn in Orange County, California, where she taught acting to underprivileged children in Santa Ana and she picked up a decent amount of spanish. Best thing about VT? The people of Champlain Motion Pictures!