Len Hartman of Ohio Film Group
Len Hartman is the founder and president of Ohio Film Group, based in Columbus. Ohio. OFG has worked on projects including: ACTS OF VIOLENCE with Bruce Willis; GOTTI with John Travolta; ARSENAL with John Cusak and Nicholas Cage; and AFTERMATH with Arnold Schwarzenegger, among other films throughout the country.
Hartman is an award-winning screenwriter and film producer. The American Film Institute (AFI) graduate’s feature film projects include: HOMESTEAD, which won AFI’s Richard Levinson Endowed Scholarship for Screenwriting; FREE STATE OF JONES, a Civil War era historical drama starring Matthew McConaughey; an adaptation of GOOSEBUMPS, based on R.L. Stine’s worldwide best-selling children’s book series; and an adaptation of the best-selling children’s series, DRAGONOLOGY, for Universal Pictures. Hartman is currently writing a bio-pic focused on the famous American abolitionist and statesman, Frederick Douglass. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD).
Nick Klein of Ohio Film Group
Nick Klein will provide production and film financing support to TTP. Nick is a 2016 graduate of The Ohio State University a member and supporter of the Gateway Film Center, an avid consumer of all movies from Star Wars to Malick and everything in between, as well as an aspiring writer for the screen. As a passionate advocate of films and the artists who make them, Nick is proud to support the growing and talented team at OFG.
Steph Greegor is an award-winning writer/screenwriter and film-festival accepted director and producer. She wrote, directed, and co-produced the Emmy-nominated short film OLSKY and Bentonville Film Festival short film STAND UP FOR GIRLS.
Greegor has two short films in pre-production through her independent production company, Eleven One Productions, based in Columbus, Ohio. The first is the short thriller REVENGE, INC. from Columbus writer Dianna Craig, which Greegor is directing and producing. The second is a psychological, southern Gothic thriller titled NELLIE, written, directed, and produced by Greegor.
THE THIRD PERIOD is a feature-length drama set in the hockey world and co-produced by Greegor in Columbus, Ohio. Greegor covered the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets for five seasons as a writer and Blue Jackets Live guest. It’s the first feature-length hockey film in U.S. history to be helmed by a woman.
Dan Hinote was the first NHL player ever to be drafted from West Point when the Colorado Avalanche selected him in the 7th round (167th overall pick) of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. Hinote was a member of the Stanley Cup champion Avalanche in 2001. He went on to play with the St. Louis Blues and the MoDo Hockey in the Swedish Elitserien.
Hinote retired following the 2009-10 season and took a job as an assistant coach with the Columbus Blue Jackets. In 2014, Hinote began working part-time with the Blue Jackets as a scout while working as a stock broker with Wedbush Securities. He is currently an Associate Coach with USA Hockey.
Hinote is an active volunteer with the NHL Alumni Association, leading a program called BreakAway, which helps former players deal with the challenges of life off the ice. In his role as hockey/story consultant for The Third Period, Hinote is working on script consultation and all things hockey related.