Senior Producer and Creative Director
an award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jim has overseen
the production of hundreds of diversified programs - for
business, government and broadcasters - many of them in
the area of health and wellness. He also wrote, produced
and directed The Secrets of the Warrior's Power,
the first martial arts program ever to air on the Discovery
Channel. One of Discovery's highest rated
specials, Black Belt magazine praised the show as "one of
the best documentaries ever on Chinese kung fu".
Grapek and his American/Canadian team are raising funds
for Revolution: A 3D IMAX Motorcycle Adventure.
Revolution mirrors, in some ways, author Robert
Pirsig's ground-breaking book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle
Maintenance in that it uses the motorcycle as a vehicle
to examine our world, and our relationships. The film also
touches on the
latest discoveries in physics - discoveries which
offer new solutions to some of our most pressing challenges.
Could that 'brighter future' really lie just ahead?
It just may!
has a BS in Communications from the Newhouse School at Syracuse
University, and a Masters degree from Cornell's Hotel School
- which has been likened to a specialized MBA. Before moving
into the production field, Jim managed the restaurant operations
at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington,
still does plenty of cooking, holds two black belts in Asian
martial arts, is an advocate for healthy, conscious living,
and for creating a better health care system. Jim
is also father to two wonderful, Danish-American teenage
girls. "Those two", says Jim, "are
without doubt my best productions ever".
It's Time to Improve the End
- a short, summer 2010 rant (PDF - right click and
choose 'Save As' to download)
Making Sense of it All (PDF) Jim's
reflection on a world run amock
What the Blazes is BioGeometry? (and why should I care?) (PDF)
Wiley - Associated Producer, Writer, Assistant Director
a member of The Associated Producers Group, Mark brings
his passion for film and documentary media to every project
- a passion that grew out of his admiration of filmmakers
such as Akira Kurosawa, François Truffaut, and Wes
Anderson. Along with Associated Producers, Mark has developed
and will host a new TV series called, "10-Minute Cures!",
and is working as an associate producer and script editor
on "Revolution: A 3D Imax Motorcycle Adventure" Mark has
also written a screenplay called "The Chinese Wiseguy" is
it is currently being shopped around.
martial art master, multiple Hall of Fame nominee, and practitioner
of Oriental and alternative medicine, Mark Wiley became
a doctor in order to cure himself of a lifetime of debilitating
pain and suffering that started when he was a child. He
has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe,
the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Japan to
conduct field research on traditional and holistic healing
addition to writing 400 articles, Mark has published 10
books, most notably "Filipino Martial Culture," and "Outwitting
Headaches," and has written entries for "Illustrated Encyclopedia
of Body-Mind Disciplines" and "Encyclopedia of World Sport."
His new books, "Heal Yourself Now" and "The Headache Cure"
currently are being shopped to publishers. He has served
as Executive Editor for Tuttle Publishing; Managing Editor
for Unique Publications and Multi-Media Books; Associate
Publisher of "Martial Arts Illustrated" magazine; Editor
of "Martial Arts Legends" magazine; Associate Editor of
"Journal of Asian Martial Arts" and FightingArts.com; Group
Publisher and Product Development Manager of Agora Health;
Editorial Manager of The Healthy Back Institute; and as
Medical Writer for HealUSA.net and Personal Liberty Digest.