Niloofar Shaterian – Producer, Director & Writer
Niloofar Shaterian is a Life Coach, Writer, Producer, with a broad spectrum of consultant course study in arts, health, nutrition, psychology and IT. Currently as a Film Producer and director, Niloofar specializes in the area of Life Scripts and Gifted Youth Empowerment tools. In addition to her M.A. degree in Spiritual Psychology from USM (University of Santa Monica) she also holds degrees in Biochemistry, Neurology, Sound Healing, Homeopathy, and Computer Science. For 20 years as an eCommerce Architect, Niloofar created enterprise financial systems for large corporations such as AIG, Disney and Universal Studios. During the last decade, Niloofar has been conducting transformational retreats and peace tour programs across Europe and USA.
Franz Langmayr – Writer & Featured Speaker
Dr. Langmayr is a mathematician, a groundbreaking civil rights lawyer, and a visionary, whose lifelong pursuit has centered on the time of intuitive advancement that is currently unfolding. Along with his team of researchers, Dr. Langmayr has spent the better part of his life studying exactly what our future will be like for every sector of our society, and how we can make way for it now. The Langmayr Project’s research and insight span the sciences, politics, economics, education, religion, healthcare, and how intuitive advancements will govern the expansion of human consciousness and the forward progress of mankind.
Bray Ghiglia – Film Composer
Bray Ghiglia, BM, Music Producer/ Film Composer/ Musician/ Lyricist, has performed nationally and internationally on flute, guitar, saxophone for various productions at UCLA, Geffen Playhouse, as well as with such luminaries as Tom Hanks, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Martin Sheen, Drew Carey, Dave Mason band, and the Roberts/ Meisner Band. Bray has a BM in Media Composition from CSUN, Northridge California State University. Some of his film music credits are The Peace Experience, The Accountants, the Lucky Girl and How to Make it in New York on $15 a day.
Christine Langmayr – Producer & Co-Director
Christine Langmayr holds a degree in political science from the University of Vienna. She also studied Austrian and International Law, Human Rights, Global Governance and Communicative Language Teaching. She worked as a translator, facilitator, and co-producer for various events, projects, and films regarding peace. During her university years, she was researching the Austrian and European asylum systems and used her thesis to advocate against the deportation of people into life-threatening environments. She was a head organizer for yoga events for young adults in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for many years. Her love for traveling and for different cultures has brought her into close contact with people from all over the world and all walks of life.
Jason Whisman – Creative Intuitive Editor
Jason Whisman has worked as an actor, director, producer, editor, and writer, having been involved in Theatre and Film for over 20 years. Jason is excited to serve as the Creative Intuitive Editor on this project and to collaborate with everyone at DurgaLite. He believes The Ascending Age is such a special and unique story that has many positive things to say about where humanity is going. Jason first learned to edit back in 1998, when he made a film in college called Lost. He worked on an old reel to reel linear video system. He, of course, moved into the digital world after that and has been editing and creating projects ever since. Jason has a degree in Theatre, is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and has performed in television, film, and in regional theaters around the country. He created the short films (Mary Anne Goes to the Market, Undiscovered Country) and served as the director, editor, and co-producer of The Peace Experience. He recently started Whisprian Productions and continues to shoot and edit video projects of all kinds.
Lauren Schneider – Co-Producer
Lauren Schneider is an independent film writer/director, producer and editor. Lauren started out by working as an actress in independent films including EXPECTING (SXSW 2013), SOMEWHERE SLOW (Best Film – Brooklyn Film Festival 2013), and RED WHITE & BLUE (SXSW, Rotterdam, Best of Fest – Boston Underground Film Festival). Lauren’s interest in a position behind the camera, developed in pace with her acting career, and she recently put her experience to practice. In a ten-month period she produced the short film ANOTHER STUPID DAY (Dir. Blaise Embry, BSISFSS, Carmel Art & Film Festival), feature length documentary AMENDMENT ONE (Dir. Will Clegg, currently in post-production). Lauren is passionate about the power of film, especially relating to the visceral experience the medium can provide.
Issah Musah Adams – Consulting-Producer
Issah Musah Adams was born in Ghana, to a Muslim dad and a Christian mom. At an early age he started his search for truth that led him to African traditional spirituality and Eastern philosophies, such as yoga. Issah graduated from Antioch University in community humanity and education, and he served for the US Navy. He works with LAUSD as a school safety operations manager and is currently studying international trade and commerce at UCLA. He is Vice President of the Ghana association of Southern California, and Founder and President of Support Life International. Issah’s mission is to be an instrument of Divine love for peace in our global village.
Gerd Ziegler – Ayurvedic Practitioner and Teacher
Gerd studied in India the arts of Ayurveda, Marma Massage and Treatments as well as Hatha Yoga and Yoga Therapy. He has also taught Ayurveda and conducted Seminars in Germany, Italy, Crete and India for the past 16 years, consulting with clients on lifestyle, diet, and female/male health issues and recommending necessary changes according to Ayurvedic and Yogi principles to bring about vibrant health in body mind and soul.
Montrice Wright, MBA – SAT Art Director
Montrice is a mystical artist. Montrice combines her intuitive wisdom of spiritual journey and her understanding of Nature, working with crystals, stones, and color to create paintings and jewelries that act as catalytic media for the Self-realization journey. Her works have been exhibited throughout Southern California including Agape International Spiritual Center and Center of the Heart in Santa Barbara.
Rahelio – SAT Advisor, spiritual guide
Rahelio has recognized himself as an American born Toltec. He is an expert in astrology, Earth’s Energy changes as revealed in the Harmonic Convergence and Mayan Prophecy. He conducts workshops on the Earth’s Crystal Energy Grid System and of Spider Woman’s Web, and how to use that knowledge to recreate beauty and joy in life. Rahelio is an ordained minister in the Order of Melchizedek and conducts Native American style weddings and blessing ceremonies.
John Beaulieu, N.D., Ph. D.
is the Advisory Board member of TAT. He is the founder of BioSonic Repatterning and has pioneered the use of tuning forks for healing. He is the author of Music and Sound in the Healing Arts and Sound Healing with Tuning Forks (to be released Oct 2007). He is a recognized pioneer in the field of music and sound healing and teaches throughout the world. Dr. Beaulieu is a graduate of Purdue and Indiana Universities and has studied Eastern and Western healing Disciplines. He has been supervisor of Music Therapy at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital and Associate Professor at NYC University. He currently oversees molecular research on sound and healing with Tuning forks. Dr. Beaulieu has practiced sound healing and natural medicine for over thirty three years.
is an Arts Mentor and the Fund Development advisor. He provides oversight to TAT’s fundraising and infrastructure development. With a BA/BS degree in English Literature from University of Wisconsin – Madison, Peter is also a classical pianist who has performed frequently in the Bay Area, as well as a scholar of Shakespeare and Native American traditions. He served previously as Executive Director with Community Counseling Service (CCS), Vice President-Community Development for the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium, and Development Director for the Neighborhood Youth Association. He has worked extensively with at-risk youth as a volunteer mentor in both Los Angeles and Chicago.
Sonja Hiller – graphics
Sonja brings an analytical and experimental viewpoint to the production. She loves to expand her horizon by getting to know new cultures and languages.