Calvin Dwight Harris, was born on the sunny Caribbean island of New Providence, which is among the seven hundred islands and chains that make up the Bahamas. In 1988, at the age of 18, Calvin left home on a track and field scholarship to attend Murray State University. After transferring to the University of Idaho in 1990, Calvin graduated with an Engineering Degree in 1994 and soon afterward moved to Denver, Colorado. His love for watching movies and a passion to one day make a difference in the film industry is what inspired Calvin to become a filmmaker.
With an inspired vision, Calvin founded Harris Entertainment in the spring of 2004. The first film released under the Harris Entertainment banner was; “On The Wings of Men”. This film explored the life of the first Prime Minister of the Bahamas; Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, and his fight against US foreign policies in the 1980’s during the drug war. This film was released in 2012. On The Wings of Men won the audience award for Best Documentary Film at the 8th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival (2011) and was nominated for Best Documentary Film at the Montreal Black International Film Festival (2012) & the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival (2012).
Calvin Dwight Harris is currently Producing the upcoming feature documentary film entitled; “Perfect Feet” the Movie. Perfect Feet the Movie is a feature-length documentary film about one man’s journey to find the perfect set of feet. This movie is scheduled for release in 2019.
Because of his work on Perfect Feet the Movie, Mr. Harris became inspired to create a New Diabetes campaign called “Show Me Your Feet”. This campaign was designed to raise awareness about the issues diabetics may face with their feet & to raise money to find an eventual cure for diabetes.
Calvin Dwight Harris career in the film industry has grown as a Writer, Director, Producer.
William Reed was born on July 28, 1984. He grew up in the beautiful city of Virginia Beach VA where he would occasionally participate in several of his schools theater productions. After graduating from high school, William attended the local community college and soon after transferred to Old Dominion University. Unsure of what to major in, William decided to take a break from school and move to Denver, CO in 2004. While living in Denver, William met future filmmaker Calvin Dwight Harris. They both shared the interest of film making. In the spring of 2006 William moved to Los Angeles CA to continue to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Mr. Reed’s big break came when he was offered an Associate Produce role in award winning documentary film; “On The Wings of Men”. This film is about the first Prime Minister of The Bahamas; Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, and his fight against US foreign policies in the 1980’s during the drug war.
“On The Wings of Men” won the Audience award for Best Documentary film in 2011 at the 8th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival. It was with Mr. Reed’s work as an Executive Producer on the upcoming feature documentary film; “Perfect Feet” the movie that lead him to become involved as Executive Director in the Show Me Your Feet charity campaign.
This campaign was designed to raise awareness about the issues diabetics face with their feet & to raise money to find an eventual cure for diabetes.
Besides been an award winning Producer, Mr. Reed also currently owns and operates an Adult Residential Facility for the developmentally disabled in Palm Springs, California.
An artist with light, color and motion, Gary Otte brings a creative eye as director of photography to the look of movies, documentaries and commercials.
His talent is exhibited in the camera angles and lighting design he creates to best convey the story’s tone. Gary’s visionary cinematography has brought him onto film and television projects throughout the world. His work has garnered awards for projects he’s worked on and has been seen on ESPN, ESPN 2, The History Channel and The Discovery Channel.
Gary also shot the footage for the award winning documentary film; “On The Wings of Men”. This film is about the first Prime Minister of The Bahamas; Sir Lynden Oscar Pindling, and his fight against US foreign policies in the 1980’s during the drug war. On The Wings of Men won the Audience award for Best Documentary film in 2011 at the 8th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival.
Gary just wrapped principal photography on the latest release from Harris Entertainment entiled “Perfect Feet” the Movie. Perfect Feet the Movie is a feature-length documentary film about one man’s journey to find the perfect set of feet. This movie is scheduled for release in 2019.
These keywords describe John Vonhof. They are individually and collectively important to him as he lives his life. Those who know him have seen these in action as he has taught, helped others, and in his writing and speaking – he lives and writes to make a difference.
Diversity in speaking and writing has shaped John. He has written for the Christian and secular markets, has self-published and been published by mainstream publishers, and has successfully written on such diverse topics as feet, writing, special needs children, and church life. His ability to “feel” the value of an idea and turn it into a workable product encourages him to help other writers develop their writing ideas.
Idea development is one of John’s strong points. Finding niche market ideas, and developing them personally or encouraging others to do so, has resulted in products that last year-after-year because they offer solutions to people’s problems.
John loves life and loves helping people. In all he does, he strives to make a difference in the lives of others and in the programs and projects he touches.
His small press, Footwork Publications, was founded on the premise of the need for unique resources, especially for niche markets, that help people and make a difference in their lives.
John is also the author of the hugely succesful book called “Fixing Your Feet”. Fixing Your Feet provides resources, foot care tips and techniques, and foot care products to help you – runners, adventure racers, hikers, thru-hikers, fast packers, walkers – in short, anyone using their feet. Whatever your activity or sport, FixingYourFeet.com can help you with foot care tips for happy healthy feet.
Dr. Russ Birdsall graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Dr. Russ is a chiropractic hand & foot specialist. He treats a wide variety of conditions from low back pain & sciatica to head aches & TMJ. Dr. Russ spends a large majority of his time with patients suffering from common hand and foot conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, trigger finger, pronator teres syndrome and many more. With his whole body approach Dr. Russ makes it his goal to keep his patients from having to get relief from medication or undergo painful surgeries.
We create healthy bodies from the ground up and accomplish this through specific adjustments to the spine, hands and feet, as well as education on proper nutrition and exercise.
Deborah Carver founded Creative Age Publications in 1971. She created innovative medical and technical magazines such as Emergency Medical Services, Dialysis & Transplantation, OPTIONS in Medical Practice and Nutritional Support Services. In 1990, she redefined Creative Age as a source for the professional beauty industry with NAILPRO, which quickly became the leading nail magazine—now published in five languages worldwide.
Creative Age reaches nearly a half-million industry professionals around the world, providing readers with in-depth technical and business education, up-to-date news and exciting industry buzz. Its magazines cater to all segments of the professional beauty market: full service salons, nail salons, day spas, tanning salons, medical spas, resort and destination spas, open-line beauty stores, distributors and manufacturers’ representatives.
Dr. Shannon Chavez is a nationally recognized expert, therapist, and educator specializing in “all things sexuality” including help for men, women, and couples; the treatment of sexual disorders; sex education for conservative religious and cultural groups; sexual trauma and abuse; and compulsive behaviors surrounding love, romance, and sex. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in California (PSY26924) and Arizona (#4290) and has a private practice in Beverly Hills, California where she works with individuals and couples (both heterosexual and same-sex) to address sexual concerns and build sexual awareness through therapy, coaching, and education.
Dr. Chavez is also a national speaker on women’s sexual health and has been featured on major news, radio, and television programs as a sex and relationship expert. She has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Prevention, Women’s Health, Latino Perspectives, and Self Magazine; and is a frequent contributor to the websites SheKnows.com, Kinkly.com, and SimplySxy.com.
She also wrote a guide for clinicians on the treatment of love addiction through the use of attachment-oriented psychodynamic therapy – proving she has actually “written the book on it”!
Dr. Edward Mostone is a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in New York City and completed his internship and residency at Baptist Medical Center, NY. He is Board Certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Podiatric Surgery. He is a Clinical Instructor in Orthopedics at Tufts University School of Medicine and is on staff at Mount Auburn Hospital.
Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Lois Elizabeth Edwards-Flowers (born 14 April 1971 in Falmouth, Trelawny Parish) is a Bahamian long jumper, who was born in Jamaica. Edwards attended Queen’s College High School in Nassau, Bahamas and graduated in 1987. She graduated from Stanford University in 1992. At Stanford, Jackie was an All-American long and triple jumper (1992). Edwards was also a 100, 200 and 4 x 100 relay sprinter. Edwards holds the outdoor Stanford records for the long jump (6.70m, 1991) and the triple jump (13.22m, 1992) while together with, Rhonda Oliver, Alysia Hubbard and Chryste Gaines, Edwards hold the Stanford 4 x 100 relay record of 45.32s (1991).
Edwards personal best jump was 6.80 meters, achieved in June 1996 in San Jose.
Jackie is the currently owner of her own maternity compression socks called Tootsies Brand.
Dr. Ravaei is an extremely competent foot and ankle specialist who is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, one of the two boards certified by the American Podiatric Medical Association. He is currently licensed in four different states. He received his training at Temple University, School of Podiatric Medicine. He received his post-doctoral training in several different institutions across various states; he has spent many years to combine and refine the techniques and treatments he has trained at a number of locations to provide the optimum treatments for his patients. He has also performed over six thousand surgical procedures.