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RY LEVEY

Director/Producer

Ry Levey is a 20+ year film industry professional who has publicized and or distributed over 100 Feature films, including award winning documentaries like Emmy Award winner MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE, Oscar nominated THE INVISIBLE WAR, and films by documentary legends Frederick Wiseman and Steve James, Tony winning and Oscar nominated filmmaker/Theatre icon Julie Taymor and 2 time Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. His documentary directorial debut, THE CLOSEST THING TO HEAVEN, premiered at the 2013 Cleveland Intl. Film Festival and his most recent film, NORA: THROUGH THE YEARS premiered at the 2016 Cinequest Film Festival. OUT IN THE RING is his feature directorial debut.

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BRAD WEBB

Editor/Producer

Brad Webb is an award-winning video editor and producer with over 13 years of professional experience in Trailers, TV Promos, Commercials, Branded Content, Behind the Scenes, and Documentaries. Brad has worked on major motion picture campaigns for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Aquaman, Top Gun: Maverick, The Hobbit Trilogy, and Get Out as well as commercial work with Netflix, Hasbro, Amazon Prime and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter (yes, with Fabio!) He also follows an abnormal amount of wiener dogs on Instagram.

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DARREN DEAN

Producer

Darren Dean is an American producer, writer and director. A four-time Independent Spirit Award nominee, Dean is responsible for producing the award-winning features PRINCE OF BROADWAY (which he co-wrote with his long-time collaborator Sean Baker), KINYARWANDA, TANGERINE, and THE FLORIDA PROJECT.
He has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award and has won the 2016 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Feature.
Most recently, he produced the Tribeca Film Festival nominee THE SHORT HISTORY OF THE LONG ROAD, and the Sundance favorites THE INFILTRATORS (Sundance Audience Award: NEXT) and PREMATURE (Independent Spirit Award nomination).
In 2016, his body of work was recognized with a nomination for the Independent Spirit Piaget Producers Award.
Dean is next producing the soon-to-be-announced END STAGE OF STARS (dir Rachel Mason) and A CIVIL WAR TRILOGY, consisting of ANGRY DAVE (dir Chris Brown), JACK BE NIMBLE (dir Alex Thompson) and Dean’s directorial feature film debut TRUTH. LIES. WITHIN.

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FEATURED PARTICIPANTS

Current AEW superstar Sonny Kiss

AEW Wrestling star Dani Jordyn

NWA/MLW/Evolve/All Japan pro standout Mike Parrow

Wrestling personality (NWA, GCW) and journalist (Huffington Post etc.) Pollo Del Mar, AKA Paul Pratt

Former NWA women's champion, WWF/WWE star and wrestling legend Susan "Tex" Green

Former EVE Women's champ and featured NXT UK performer Charlie Morgan

EVE and SHIMMER women's wrestling star Kaitlin Diemond

Global Indie wrestling sensation, multi promotional champion and promoter, EFFY (Effy's Big Gay Brunch)

Hoodslam co-founder/promoter and trans wrestling trailblazer Dark Sheik

Multi-promotion Wrestling champ, Promoter of Pro Wrestling Vibe and groundbreaking creator of LGBTQ+ wrestling shows Butch Vs.Gore and Paris Is Bumping, Billy Dixon

Multi-time independent wrestling champ and featured AEW wrestling performer Jordan Blade

Texas based indie women's star Reiza Clarke

Wrestler and Pride Championship Wrestling promoter ( Longest running LGBTQ+ helmed and themed wrestling promotion in North America, founded in 2012) Iggy "Madness" Mendoza

Women's wrestling star and groundbreaking trans performer, Lola Starr

Legendary Mexican Lucha Libre star and Exotico Cassandro

First openly gay male wrestling World champion and featured on WWE NXT star AC Mack

25+ year veteran indie wrestler and historian Scott "Sgt. Dickson" McEwan

Former wrestler and Shawn Michael's Wrestling Academy trainee, Steven Blair

Multi time indie wrestling champion and featured AEW star Ashton Starr

Out wrestling journalist and founder of Pro Wrestling Torch Wade Keller

Wrestling journalist/historian/author ( The Wrestling Hall of Fame series, Benoit for ECW press) and founder of Slam! Wrestling, Greg Oliver

Renowned author and biographer for LGBTQ wrestling legend Pat Patterson (Accepted), Bertrand Hebert

Noted historian/author Pat Laprade (Sisterhood Of The Squared Circle)

California indie wrestling star and historian Kurt Brown, AKA Vandal Drummond

Texas wrestling legend Papa Don

Indie Texas wrestling standout Byron Anthos

Former WWE/TNA IMPACT women's wrestling champion and legend Lisa Marie Varon (Victoria/Tara)

Former TNA IMPACT star SoCal Val (Valerie Wyndham)

Demand Lucha promoter/co-owner and Mexican wrestling historian, Jordan Marquez

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CREDITS

Director

Ry Levey

Producers

Ry Levey Brad Webb Darren Dean

Executive Producers

Scooter McCrae Kris Levey Cassandra Levey Cheryl Staurulakis

Associate Producers

Kimberley Neuendorf Shawn Smith William Leisher Jahlen Barnes

Matt Griffin Ryan Cassata Kurt Brown Michael Paszt

Editor

Brad Webb

Camera

Greg Sommer Justin McConnell Michael Galinsky Adam Sekuler
Jon Gourlay Dan Kullman Michael Bruno Ramsey Denison Paul Pratt
Jahlen Barnes Tom Swindell Seth Biley Jonathan R. Sosa Alex Neubert Guerilla Wanderers

Additional Camera

Fiona Galinsky Charlie Kundalini Michael Paszt

Sound Mixing/Editing

Shawn Duffy

Composer

Scooter McCrae

Additional Music

Ryan Cassata
Sergey Cheremisinov
Mark Malibu and The Wasagas

DJ SkyBeats

Color/ Final Credits

Sean McCarthy Kenneth Wong Alex Geranios Digital Wanderers

Graphics/Titles

Ricardo Grant Paul St. Germain Brad Webb

Additional Research

Dave Bixenspan Patches Chance Vandal Drummond Howard Baum

Editorial Consultants

Darren Dean Kim Neuendorf Ariana Garfinkel David Blyth Elle Schneider Edward Mensore

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