Director / Editor Peter Atencio's previous feature film, Night of the Dog, an effort he co-directed, won the audience award at the Palm Beach International Film Festival, the Gold Circle Vision award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, and played at numerous other festivals across the country. He's a veteran director of television and new media, having worked for Turner Broadcasting, PBS, and Current TV, and frequently directs award-winning short format content, including the 'Streamy' winning, Emmy nominated series Back On Topps. You can visit his website here.

James D. Benson is an entrepreneur with a long history of successful business ventures in diverse industries including commercial real estate, construction, medical information systems technology, entertainment management and, most recently, feature film production through his company, OffSpring Productions, LLC. A business finance graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, he brings a strong foundation in financial management, contracts, and optimizing operational efficiencies to his Producer responsibilities.

Bruce L. Fowler has been working in film music for 20 years, both as an orchestrator / conductor for such films as The Dark Knight, Gladiator, Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lion King, Armageddon, The Rock, and many, many more. He's also a renowned musician and composer, having played with Frank Zappa and composing the score for such movies as the Robert DeNiro-directed, Matt Damon movie The Good Shepherd Bruce composed the original score for the movie, as well as conducted the 42 piece orchestra which recorded it.

Director of Photography
Douglas E. Davis has spent over two decades working as a director of photography in commercials. Known for his beautiful images as well as his versatile style, The Rig marks his first outing as a director of photography on a feature film.

Production Designer
Robert Savina has spent his career working as a set decorator / designer for stage plays across the United States. The Rig marks his feature film debut, and he had the opportunity to transform a real working offshore oil rig into the foreboding pivotal location of the film.

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