ILANA MARKS

ilana is a content and story developer with a decade of experience. She has worked as the Creative Producer at BARTKRESA studio for the last 4 years.

Pictures from Favorite Projects & Selected Credits:

Feature films Space Station 76 (Associate Producer) and Possession (Production Designer)

The Jim Henson Creature Shop (Fabricator, Pajanimals LiveLady Gaga Born This Way Ball)

The Night at the Museum—Midnight Mayhem attraction for 20th Century Fox World (pre-concept development)

Bob Baker Marionette Theater’s The Nutcracker, at Pasadena Playhouse (Set Designer)

ilana holds an MFA in Theatrical Design from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BA in Art & Design and a BS in Textile Technology from North Carolina State University.

KEVIN BELTZ

Kevin is the Technical & Special Projects Director at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, America's longest-running puppet theater. He has a diverse background in design, fabrication, and special effects.

Pictures from Favorite Projects & Selected Credits: 

During his 5 years of working as a specialty prop builder at Studio Art and Technology, Kevin used skills in puppetry, animatronics, and miniatures to produce objects for some of TV and film's largest spectacles, such as:

Blade Runner 2049, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, The Muppets, Agents of Shield, The Orville, AntMan, Spiderman: Homecoming, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Jurassic World, Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, Tomorrowland, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
(unfortunately, due to NDA’s, he cannot show any pictures of that work.)

Kevin was on the team that shot the previous Guinness World Record-holding largest fireworks show in Dubai.

Kevin holds an MFA in Set Design from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BFA in Technical Theatre from Wayne State University in Detroit.