ABOUT US 

CATRINE McGREGOR - CEO

Catrine McGregor is an award-winning producer and casting director whose career spans almost forty years and projects ranging from feature films to TV shows to IMAX movies to interactive video games.

Her passion for actors has led her to work closely with many beginners and celebrities alike, and she is proud to have been an integral part of launching the careers of many faces that now grace movie and TV screens.

Catrine is dedicated to programming that makes a difference.

STEVE HARD - COO

Steve Hard has been in or supporting the legal profession for over 35 years in far-ranging fields of practice (complex business litigation, to small business advice, to family law); extensive contract negotiation, drafting, and administration in private industry for nearly 7 years. 

MADALYN VAN VALKENBURGH - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Madalyn is an accomplished producer, known for her work on the TV shows True.Health: Body, Mind, Spirit and Defining Moment, the films The White Sheep, The Skeptic and the Scientist: Paranormal Prison, The Deaf Kid (in development) and the web series The Gratitude Clan. She has also been involved in numerous short films and music videos, and is an invaluable asset to Blue Banner Films.

MICHAEL GOUGH - RENAISSANCE MAN 

Michael is an Emmy and Telly award-winning television and film director. In recent years he has worked as the Marketing Director for the world-famous Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, a non-profit youth arts organization. There, he helped transition the non-profit organization into new leadership, developed new technologies & communications systems, created a multi-media promotional division, and implemented new strategies for sustainable fundraising.

 Mike's passion for working with young people and training them professionally led to the creation of CineCorps, an Idaho-based non-profit organization that trains young people in not just the skills of filmmaking, but in the industry's ethics and in applying skills in a professional way.

Mike's wide array of film industry skills are drawn upon for each Blue Banner Production.

NYK FRY - RENAISSANCE MAN

Nyk Fry is a 35+ year film professional whose cinematography, audio, post-production sound, musical talents, prop building, acting, and graphics skills have contributed to the success of the hundreds of projects he's worked on. Born in Boston, Nyk was raised in the UK, where he acquired his strange pronunciation of the word "water."

Through the years, Nyk has been involved with films, TV shows, musical recordings, podcasts, etc...but one of his most satisfying gigs was traveling around the world with Air Supply recording their concerts and taking stills and videos of their performances.

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