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Strong Team

Swimissue-The Show attempts to have a strong foundation of Hollywood's most successful production team ever.

Timothy E. Burke

Creator / Series Director

Tim is the creator, Host & Director of hit MTV show ‘MTV Blagl' which out-rated The Osbournes in Europe and received 5/5 stars in all its reviews. It was ahead of its time one of the first-ever reality shows in Europe. He is the visionary creator. Tim is currently one of the hot tipped producers in Hollywood with his next film “Killers Anonymous” being released in late 2019 by LIONSGATE starring Oscar winner Gary Oldman and Jessica Alba. Writer and co-director on ‘Planet X' with Marvel‘s 2nd unit directorJeff Habberstad (Doctor Strange, Captian Marvel, Iron Man 3). Planet X is an epic, Ancient alien, Sci-Fi Fantasy adventure dubbed as "Star Wars on Steriods" in The Huffington Post. He is also creator and writer of Oscar-hyped musical ‘Player‘s Club' following Aldo Zucker and the birth of the movie business on Broadway in New York. 1918.

Tim has an extensive network of producers. Directors and actors in Hollywood as he owns Moviefund.com - the no. 1 movie investment platform on the internet with over 3.000 movies on its database. Tim is a producer on David Lynch‘s new thriller ‘A FallFrom Grace‘ starring Forest Whitaker & Tim Roth. He recently exec. produced ‘Antibirth‘ which opened Sundance and stars academy nominee Chloe Sevigny. He's an executive producer on hotly-tipped 'Monster Pany' from Fred Berger Producer on“Lalaland‘. Tim has previously organised celebrity attended events at Cannes Film Festival onboard the mega-yacht ‘Pegasus‘attended by Bono. Kate Beckinsale 8. Bruce Willis Currently. He is the inventor of FlUON and SOVEREIGNAID which has been quoted as “possibly the best use of Blockchain technology. With a mission to eradicate Global Poverty by 2032," the company is in talks with Elon Musk and Space X to beam SovereignAid cryptocurrency to the billions of unbanked in the poorest and remotest parts of the World. Swimlssue will also raise awareness for many global incentives and charities.

Brian Bowen Smith

Swimissue Celebrity Photographer

Born and raised in New York, Brian became a professional photographer by a less than the traditional route. After catching the eye of Herb Ritts while performing as a pro athlete in a print campaign, the legendary photographer became a friend and mentor, helping Brian to find his photographic style. Brian has been working steadily ever since, shooting for countless publications and commercial clients, as well as publishing two books and focusing heavily on his fine art photography. When Brian‘s not shooting, you will find him surfing, snowboarding or riding his motorcycle. Brian lives in Los Angeles with his wife and young son.

Kristian Schmidt

Acclaimed Wildlife & Model Photographer

Kristian is a multi-award winning wildlife and fashion photographer. He first came to fame by producing incredible live-action underwater video and photographs of models swimming with endangered Whale and Tigersharks. These series of stunning pictures have been sold for over$100k+ in many of the top art galleries around the World. Kristian has also taken portraits of celebrities including PrinceWilliam and David Beckham. He now brings his unique Swedish flair and creativity to the Swimlssue TV Series.

Donovan Mills

Celebrity Hairstylist

Donovan Mills is the go-to-stylist for most top models and influencers in Hollywood. A few months after Donovan arrived in Hollywood the word got around, and soon his client exploded with glowing word of mouth reviews from all his female clients. But, most importantly, Donovan is a beautiful, eccentric personality that is big as his 6ft nine stature. Donovan and Jake will travel the world witSwimlssue providing the very best hairstyling Hollywood has to offer. We welcome their talent, patience and incredible personalities to the Swimlssue family.

Jake Martin

Celebrity Stylist

Jake Martin is a stylist to such stars as Alexis Ren and Karajewell. Jake was a lead stylist to get the perfect cover shot look for Alexis's explosive Maxim Cover in 2017. And, recently Jake has been onset for Kara's Guess jeans commercials and photo shoots. Jake's colourful hair and personality will bring a lot of excitement and insight to the behind the scenes process of making these iconic cover shoots, and the help needed making these top models who they are today.