Clarissa BurtClarissa Burt has done it all.  Entrepreneur, TV/Video producer, public speaker, author, writer, inventor, award-winning actress and entertainer.  By the age of 19, Clarissa was signed by the Wilhelmina modeling agency in Manhattan.  Then, off to Paris and Milan she quickly began appearing on over 250 magazine covers such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan, as well as on most of the major runway shows in Milan, Paris, New York, and Japan.  This led to work for cosmetic houses Revlon, Dior, and Clarita, Helena Rubenstein and her selection as the worldwide “Face” for Orlane Cosmetics.

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Editor's Note:  SOCALshowbiz generally writes about the directors, actors, gaffers, and producers where we look at those who help make the magic happen behind the scenes.  This article is focused on a well respected consultant whose expertise is on the business side of the business.  

Marty Shindler has worked in and around the entertainment industry for over thirty years, but there has been a continual thread of a relationship with Lucasfilm that you will see unfold that played a key role early in his career.

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Jack O'Halloran

Let there be no doubt.  Jack O’Halloran, at six foot six, is an imposing figure who no right minded human should consider stepping into a boxing ring with, even just to spar. 

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In October 1999, Janice Arrington became the Orange County Film Commissioner.

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James Mathers grew up in the film industry.

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Adam J. Richman is an Orange County native who resides in Los Angeles.  A graduate of Chapman University,

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