Meet the Crew
TIM CHAMBERS (Writer, Producer, Director)
Tim Chambers is an experienced entertainment executive with 20 years in the film, television, and technology industries. His unique ability to combine creativity, execution, and business acumen is demonstrated in his long list of accomplishments. Chambers wrote, produced, and directed THE MIGHTY MACS, the inspirational feature film based on the true story of women's college basketball's first Cinderella team.
He has served as the Director of the Pennsylvania Film Office for Governor Tom Ridge, he's a former partner in Solaris Entertainment, and former VP of Development for Stuart Benjamin Production. Chambers is the Executive Producer of "Farmers Almanac TV," which airs in 40 million homes on RFD-TV. He created, produced, and launched the "Real Estate on Demand" Channel for Comcast.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Chambers is a founder and partner in Quaker Media Group, and the founder and CEO of Tango Traffic.
ANTHONY GARGANO (Co-Writer)
Anthony L. Gargano is a television and radio sports host, correspondent, author and print and internet writer for many mediums. He also covers news, entertainment and feature projects in addition to sports.
Gargano is the co-host on FOX Sports Radio's national Saturday show. In addition, Gargano hosts the Monday-Friday afternoon show from 1-6 p.m. on SportsRadio 610-WIP in Philadelphia, where he has been since January 2000. The show has consistently been the highest-rated in the market.
Anthony is also a sports anchor and correspondent at Fox 29-TV in Philadelphia, covering all the area's sports and contributing to news and lifestyle as well. Gargano is a guest contributor/correspondent on NFL Network and other national and local shows.
VINCE CURRAN (Executive Producer)
Vince Curran is the Founder of Palestra Properties, Inc., which provides national real estate services. Curran has represented clients in 40 states, in more than 500 transactions, and has developed more than 85 ground-up projects.
Over the past few years, he has transitioned to the media business and has been an integral part of the expansion the "Real Estate on Demand" channel. He is an executive producer of THE MIGHTY MACS, an executive producer of the TV series "Farmers' Almanac TV," creator and producer of the unscripted TV show "The Four Horsemen," and chairman of "Tango Traffic."
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with dual degrees from the Wharton School of Business and the Moore School of Engineering, Curran is a founder and partner in Quaker Media Group.
PAT CROCE (Executive Producer)
From training room to boardroom, Pat Croce has become a multi-faceted businessman, entrepreneur, entertainer, and leader. He serves as an Executive Producer of the new movie THE MIGHTY MACS.
Originally a physical therapist for the team, Pat eventually served as president of the Philadelphia 76ers for five years. He later served as an NBA and Olympics commentator for NBC, hosted a daily syndicated TV show, and served as a judge on American Inventor. He is also an author of numerous books, including I Feel Great and You Will Too!, a New York Times bestseller.
The founder of Sports Physical Therapists, a sports medicine firm with 40 centers in 11 states, he is now chairman of Pat Croce & Company, an equity and management firm with interests in fitness, automotive, technology, and hospitality.
BUD S. SMITH (Executive Producer)
Veteran film editor Bud S. Smith served as an executive producer on THE MIGHTY MACS. In 2008, he received the American Cinema Editors Career Achievement Award. Bud was also nominated twice for an Academy Award in the Best Film Editing category—for The Exorcist in 1974 and Flashdance in 1984. He also served as editor and associate producer for the original version of The Karate Kid.
Bud's career in the movie business began in the 1960s. After working his way up the industry ladder, he edited his first film in 1969, Putney Swope for director Robert Downey Sr. The director's son, actor Robert Downey Jr., would later star in the one film Bud directed, Johnny Be Good. He has edited dozens of films during his award-winning career.
CHUCK COHEN (Director of Photography)
An accomplished director of photography, Chuck Cohen teams with director Tim Chambers to give THE MIGHTY MACS an inviting look and feel. Capturing the look and texture of the early 1970s, Chuck brings moviegoers into the middle of the exciting basketball action.
He has worked as DP on Varsity Blues, Stark Raving Mad, In the Shadows, End Game, All You've Got, and Love Don't Cost a Thing. He has worked in various other camera roles in more than a dozen other movies.
Chuck began his shooting career in sports, filming events and games for the NFL, MLB, NBA, golf, tennis, Iron Man Triathlon, and more. He served as DP for a number of outstanding documentaries, including 16 Days of Glory and Chasing the Dream: The Hank Aaron Story.
WHITNEY SPRINGER (Producer)
Whitney Springer serves as a producer of THE MIGHTY MACS, bringing nearly three decades of industry experience to the movie. Whitney is the CEO of Production Solutions, a film and television production company serving both Hollywood and corporate clients.
Whitney has worked on a number of television programs, including "America's Funniest Videos," "Iron Chef," and the "Tavis Smiley Show." In addition, Whitney has directed and produced television commercials and corporate videos.
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