The film is produced by Greg O’Connor whose credits include other sports films Warrior (MMAboxing) starring Tom Hardy, Miracle (hockey) starring Kurt Russell, The Slaughter Rule (football) starring Ryan Gosling and MMA documentary The Smashing Machine, and Eileen Craft, an independent Emmy® award-winning news producer and also the last person to interview Gracie patriarch, Hélio Gracie, three weeks before he died. The film is executive produced by Peter Driscoll Chairman Of Prestige World-wide Financial Group - dealing with high net worth individuals investment in films, and Royce Gracie, who won UFC 1, and is considered the most influential mixed martial artist of our time and was named in Sports Illustrations 100 greatest athletes of all time. Dream Coin is the next innovation from Gaze Coin Founder Jonny Peters
Greg is an award-wining film producer, content creator and entrepreneur. His company Solaris Entertainment is a successful film and television company based in New York and Los Angeles. Greg started his career in film in 1999 with Tumbleweeds, an independent film that won the Filmmaker’s Award at Sundance also nominated for an Academy Award and winner of the Golden Globe for Best Actress for Janet McTeer.
He has since created and/or produced films including Miracle with Kurt Russell for Disney, Pride & Glory with Ed Norton, Colin Farrell and Jon Voigt for Warner Brothers, The Smashing Machine for HBO, indie cult-favorite The Slaughter Rule with Ryan Gosling and Amy Adams, and Warrior with Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton and Nick Nolte for Lionsgate.
Eileen Craft, Producer, is an independent feature film producer making films starring actors such as John Goodman, Marisa Tomei, Danny DeVito, Donny Wahlberg and Ron Perlman. She was also an Emmy-award winning news producer for CBS. Her family has a long history in Hollywood with her great grandfather Gordon Hollingshead garnering 16 Academy Award nominations, winning 11 as a producer for Warner Brothers.
Royce Gracie is considered the most influential mixed martial artist of our time. Royce won the first 3 UFC championships. He was the first person inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2003 and is the face behind Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Royce was named in Sports Illustrations 100 greatest athletes of all time.
Peter Driscoll is the chairman of Prestige Worldwide Financial Group. A company with clients in the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.
The clients of Prestige Worldwide Financial Group include a number of fast growing companies, large multi-national companies, and high wealth individuals including executives of companies like Google. Peter has access to high net worth individuals and numerous funding sources throughout the world that are seasoned in investing in emerging companies.
Founder of DreamCoin / CEO of Gaze Coin
In addition to DreamCoin, Jonny Founded Gaze Coin in 2017, a coin aimed at monetising VR & AR by measuring eye tracking, with advertisers rewarding actual engagement. He expanded the technology to allow artists to create their own hyper-reality (AR/VR) worlds and currencies, including DJ Don Diablo's HEXCOIN. With over 20 years of leading-edge creative vision, Jonny Peters has heritage as an award-winning mixed-reality producer, director and world builder. Jonny has produced interactive formats throughout his career for BSkyB, Bravo TV, Private, Essential Media, Dream Channel, Dallus, Kgrind, with work including mobile and tethered VR experiences, virtual worlds, interactive reality TV and traditional film. Jonny holds an MFA in Virtual Worlds, a Graduate Diploma in Directing from Australian Film Television and Radio School and BE in economics from Macquarie University.
One of the world’s premiere fintech experts and most sought-after Ethereum developers, Bok is quantitative software developer who has worked with banking and corporate treasury clients, investment managers, exchanges, government agencies and financial soft vendors throughout the world for nearly three decades. An actuary by trade and also known as “BokkyPooBah” in the Ethereum community, StackExchange and r/Ethereum, Bok serves as CTO/Chief Scientist for DREAMCOIN.
Max spent 13 years working in financial markets with blue chip companies and fintech startups focused on trading systems and algorithm driven trading. After a career change, he began a successful career in the music industry contributing to the development and growth of the Australian music scene through his role as a music entrepreneur, producer, curator, label manager and radio host. Combining his experience in financial markets with his understanding in the creative industries, Max is responsible for operations, business development, partnerships and liquidity strategy. Max holds a Business degree (Finance & Marketing) and a Digital Media degree.
Alex has 20 years of financial technology experience, including scaling Silicon Valley’s Health Fidelity as an early employee. An expert in cloud and immersive computing technologies, Alex holds an MS in applied finance from Kaplan University and BSc in computer engineering from the University of Wollongong.
Blockchain Strategist / Media Producer
Having recently gained a Mastery accreditation in Blockchain Strategy from the prestigious RMIT, Dave has augmented his media and music career with a deeper understanding of decentralisation and its benefits for the creative industries including music and film. A career spanning almost 20 years in content creation, music production, recording, publishing, touring, Dave is Co-founder of award winning music act ‘The Potbelleez’ and Director of music publishing company MCDJ Music (in JV with Universal Publishing). As an artist, Dave has been awarded multi Platinum and Gold records by the Australian Record Industry Assocation (ARIA), as well as APRA/AMCOS awards for Best Dance Works in 2009 and 2012.
Blockchain Marketing & Partnerships Director
Lucy is a leader in global blockchain marketing. She advises founders and their projects and has been instrumental in raising over $60 million in their Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Token Generation Events (TGEs) and Security Token Offerings (STOs). As a sought-after marketing advisor, she had successfully built one of crypto’s largest global community groups in history with over 127,000 Telegram members. Prior to blockchain, Lucy has over 15 years working experience in corporations (American Express, Qantas Airways, HERE Technologies), start-ups, and founded an award winning mobile app. Lucy is a global citizen with working experiences in Australia, Canada, Japan, Taiwan and the UK, and holds a Master of Commerce (majoring in Marketing and Strategic Management) and Communications undergrad degrees.
Blockchain Lead Developer
Radek is a Blockchain Engineer particularly interested in the Ethereum ecosystem and Smart Contracts, and also a founder of StartOnChain.com. In the fiat world, he had worked on many Big Data/Machine Learning projects and is the co-creator of PlayStation 4's backend. During his spare time, Radek enjoys attending hackathons and had been awarded three prizes in two international IBM Apache Spark competitions. For his expertise, Radek is a regular speaker at international blockchain conferences.
A champion of applying leading-edge marketing strategies across media and entertainment, Lea Kozin is a leading consultant, evangelist and connector. Her passion at the intersection of brand activations and emerging technology has been a constant throughout her 15 years in technology, entertainment and action sports. Lea has lent her expertise to projects involving major brands Paramount Pictures, Mazda, Monster Energy, Samsung, Walmart and more. She is the founder of the UCLA Anderson VR/AR Collective, an Influencer Board member of the Digital Diversity Network, Los Angeles chapter member of the prestigious Peer 150 Marketing collective, a contributor to VRScout and Group Y Network and a frequent speaker and event organizer in the space where technology, media and marketing meet. Lea holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson with a focus in entertainment marketing and is based in Los Angeles.
Craig Saunders is an XR Producer, who has spent the last few years at the leading edge of VR/AR development and its integration with blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Coming from a background in animation, CGI and VFX, Craig has been in the industry for well over 20 years, with hands-on creative experience as an animator and director before moving into production roles in VFX on TV series, feature films and games, including blockbusters such as "Superman Returns", "Happy Feet", and "Prometheus", and AAA games such as "Saints Row", and "Gears of War'. Craig has also been part of the international electronic music scene for many years, with a number of album releases (reaching 1 on the DAC Deutsch Alternative Charts)
Craig's interest in Virtual Reality led to him working with Red Cartel, one of Australia's leading VR and AR companies, to develop cutting-edge, world first VR experiences for eBay and Shell, among others. It was there he met Jonny Peters and worked on the Dream Channel project. Buying into the vision and the ideal behind Gazecoin, felt compelled to join the Gazecoin team, where his love of film, games, VR/AR and music can all come together.
Real Time Rendering Specialist