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Gary Goodman, Executive Producer

Goodman entered the film industry in 1972 after graduating with a degree in business.  He began working with Nicholson-Muir Productions, supervising production for a number of their daytime shows.  Gary then began a close association with Howard W. Koch working on such films as "Plaza Suite" and "The Star Spangled Girl."  He also had the opportunity to work on several Academy Award telecasts.  Gary next entered the executive ranks at Columbia pictures where he served as Director of Development.

Executive Producer Gary Goodman
Barry Rosen, Executive Producer

Rosen began his film career in New York, studying filmmaking at the school of visual arts.  He won two national awards, The Ford Foundation Award and The Chicago Film Festival award.  Barry then went on to head the in-house production department of Benton and Bowles Advertizing, as well as his own production company, Vaquer Productions.  Barry both supervised and shot hundreds of commercials all over the world for all the major Fortune 500 advertizers.  Rosen went on to write, produce and direct several independent features including "Force Four" and "Devil's Express" for Howard Mahler Films, and "Ohio" for Cannon/Universal.

Family Channel Ad with Zorro and Victoria GOODMAN-ROSEN PRODUCTIONS was formed in 1980 and in 1982 they produced the independent feature "Longshot" starring Leif Garrett and Linda Manz.  Goodman-Rosen turned their attention to the growing television film marketplace.  In the last five years they have produced a number of highly rated and critically acclaimed movies beginning with "Quarterback Princess," the highest rated television film for CBS in 1983 starring Helen Hunt and Don Murray.  It was the true story of the first female high school quarterback who also became Homecoming Princess.  "Secret Weapons" starred Sally Kellerman and Linda Hamilton in a fact based drama about Russian spies.  "Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story" was a docudrama on downhill skier olympic gold medalist Bill Johnson which starred Anthony Edwards and Dennis Weaver.  It was filmed on location in Yugoslavia, Italy, and Canada.
Robert L. McCullough, Supervising Producer

McCullough comes to Zorro with a wealth of television production experience centered around a writing-producing-directing background that began with NBC-Universal Television's "B.J. and the Bear," "Sheriff Lobo," "Battlestar Gallactica," and "The Six Million Dollar Man."  Subsequent work involved multiple writing assignments for "Eight is Enough" and "Quincy."  McCullough went over to Lorimar Television where he was Supervising Producer for the first three seasons of "Falcon Crest."  Bob joined Aaron Spelling Productions where he wrote and produced that season's most highly rated mini-series "Hollywood Wives."  At Warner Brothers, Bob was supervising producer of ABC's "Ohara," the action cop show starring Pat Morita.  Before coming to New World for "Zorro," McCullough was at Paramount where he was supervising producer on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," a strong performer in the first run syndication race.

Phillip John Taylor, Story Editor

Among Taylor's writing credits are episodes of "All in The Family," "Mork and Mindy," "The Incredible Hulk," "Knightrider," and "The Fall Guy."  Taylor spent two years as Associate Director at the American Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Connecticut and is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

The Directors

Many of the finest directors working in episodic television today have been brought together to fully realize the romantic and action filled story lines of New World's "ZORRO."

Director Ron Satloff Ron Satloff is a director who is comfortable in any style or form of episodic television.  He has directed such diverse shows as "Love Boat," "Perry Mason," "Hunter," and "Dynasty."
Michael Vejar has directed a number of episodic television series including "Jesse Hawks" starring Robert Conrad, "Magnum P.I." with Tom Selleck, "Cagney and Lacey," and "Star Trek: The Next Generation."
Director Ray Austin Ray Austin entered the film industry as a stuntman and stunt actor and has gone on to direct such popular television series as "Hawaii-5-O," "Sword of Justice," and "The Avengers" starring Patrick McNee.
Director Michael A. Levine Michael A. Levine is currently Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs for New World Television in charge of development for all new series.  Levine will be making his episodic television directorial debut with "ZORRO."
Peter Diamond, Fight Director/Stunt Coordinator

Diamond is an acknowledged master of screen action.  He staged the futuristic laserlight sword fights for all three films in The Star Wars Trilogy.  He choreographed the more traditional swashbuckling sword play of Rob Reiner's "The Princess Bride."  Diamond trained Bob Hoskins for his physically grueling role in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit."  On television, he staged the exciting swordplay for such remakes as "The Master of Ballantrae," "The Man in the Iron Mask," "Ivanhoe" with Roger Moore, "The Three Musketeers," and "Treasure Island."  The accomplished fencing master and stunt double has also choreographed stage dueling for the Royal London Opera House, The Old Vic, The National Theatre, and 8 West End Productions.  For "Zorro," he will train the actors in screen fencing, which is quite different from real fencing and put them through their paces in order to create exciting swordplay for the cameras.

Peter Diamond fencing with Duncan Regehr

Peter Diamond with Duncan Regehr

This text is taken from the press kits for "Zorro."
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