The Scottish Tale

About the Filmmakers

Mack Polhemus (writer/director) grew up in Palo Alto, and is a graduate of Stanford University, and USC's Graduate Screenwriting Program. Disney optioned his graduate thesis screenplay "Exchange Student." Recently, "Baywatch" and "Acapulco Heat" produced episodes which Mack wrote. He and his brother Josiah's cartoon strip "The Wize Brothers" about low-budget filmmakers appears monthly in the popular Los Angeles magazine "Buzz". Mack's experience in film production includes writing and directing shorts while at USC. He has also worked as a script supervisor and in the art department on feature films.

Ann Boehlke (producer/actor) graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Molecular Biology. Ann has been in the entertainment business for the last ten years as an actor, singer and producer. Ann sang the theme song on the television show "Garfield" and has done numerous recordings and foley work on feature films through her work at Russian Hill Recording. She became interested in producing while working under Syd Vinnedge, producer and distributor of "Baywatch" and other popular television shows.

Bruce Carter (First Assistant Director) has extensive studio film credits including Hellraiser IV, I Love Trouble, Father of the Bride II, Houseguest, When a Man Loves a Woman, Benny and Joon, Kindergarten Cop and many more!

Mike Mickens's (director of photography) film credits include Wasp Woman, The Bomber, Not Like Us, and The Crazy Sitter. Mike recently became a director of photography after receiving credits as a gaffer on A River Runs Through It and 500 Nations (a documentary produced by Kevin Costner).

Josiah Polhemus (actor) Mack's brother, also grew up in Palo Alto and is a masters graduate of the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco where he co-starred with William Hurt in Good. He won Best Featured Performance in Arthur Miller's All My Sons. He has appeared in numerous theater and television roles including the "Young and the Restless" "Days of Our Lives" and "The Tracey Ullman Show." His film credits include Detonator, Glory Daze, and The Truth about Cats and Dogs. Josiah and his brother Mack create a cartoon strip for "Buzz" magazine.

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