Christopher M. Allport Executive Producer / Composer / Director
A consistent eye and ear for composition, performance, cinema and acoustic aesthetics, matched with an in-depth understanding of media technology, Christopher is the driving force behind Allport Production Studios International. He has written, directed and produced numerous records, orchestral compositions, feature films and television specials.
Traveling extensively through the world, Christopher engages audiences while connecting with world-class artists. His legislative leadership experience and award-winning work present global opportunities to catalyze artistic vision through the creation of symphonic and cinematic content.
Christopher's extensive experience in live performing arts, theatre, music and film grant him the knowledge to assemble effective creative teams, with the passion and dedication to deliver detailed, award-winning content.
Ismaël Lotz Collaborative Director of Photography
Allport Production Studios International is pleased to collaborate with award-winning, Dutch filmmaker Ismaël Lotz grew up in The Netherlands, always with a dream in his heart, an image in his mind and camera in hand. First with his dad’s 35mm SLR and then his Uncle’s 8mm movie camera, Ismaël could see the future when he looked through the viewfinders of those special cameras. The visual prophecy revealed his deep and meaningful connection to the motion picture industry.
Inspired by Hollywood and its artists that came through the TV, which he affectionately referred to as the ‘pictures box,’ young Ismaël began filming his surroundings. Panning the camera from his grandmother and grandfather to his classmates and friends, the young filmmaker soon discovered the strong potential of an often un-explored quality of motion picture production: the self-reflexive idea of turning the camera back on oneself. Whenever he was short an actor, Ismaël would take the task of himself, developing a bevy of interesting characters that sparked his love of acting.
Jump cut to 2017: now after winning several awards with his first international feature film Who is Alice, (co-directed and edited by Mr. Lotz) his international collaborations in ‘moving pictures’ lead him to Los Angeles, the movie capital of the world. Collaboration with the phenomenally talented cast and crew of Emily or Oscar has been an exciting journey into the depths of early cinema, already prophesied through those early cameras that the golden future definitely looks bright!
Dr. Gamer has conducted the the Henry Mancini Alumni Brass Ensemble, LA Russian String Orchestra and is a faculty artist at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival. He has served as music director and conductor of the Wild Ginger Philharmonic, which he co-founded. In 2004, Dr. Gamer received the Founder's Award for Humanity in the Arts from ICAP, the International Committee of Artists for Peace.
Dr. Gamer has played trumpet in several ensembles including the New West Symphony, St. Matthew's Chamber Orchestra,Riverside Philharmonic, Opera Pacific, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Solo engagements have included performances with the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay, West Coast Composers Forum, the USU Wind Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble, and the renowned United States Continental Army Band. Dr. Gamer has also performed with Hollywood Klezmer, Orchestre Surreal, and with the legendary punk rock band Violent Femmes. He has played on studio recordings for television shows broadcast on HBO, A&E, and ESPN, and performed on the soundtracks for independent films such as Elephant's Egg and The Tao of Pong. He also appears on several albums with the Jason Lee Bruns Jazz Collective. Dr. Gamer's original orchestral music was featured in the award-winning documentary The Other Dream Team, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012.
Aleta Braxton Voice Talent Director
Aleta Braxton has directed and trained voice over actors for auditions and demos. She has directed auditions for the voice over departments of agencies including TGMD, William Morris Endeavor, Special Artists, Independent Artists and voice over casting companies that include Disney Character Voices, The Voice Caster, Carroll Casting and Bert Berdis & Company.
As a singer, she is one of the original choristers with L.A. Opera and has sung in over 130 productions with that company. She has sung on several film soundtracks including “After Earth,” “The Lorax,” “Cowboys and Aliens,” “The Rite,” “Mars Needs Moms,” “Percy Jackson,” “Mean Girls, “Horton Hears a Who,” “Ice Age 3,” “Men In Black” to name a few. Television appearances include “Lincoln Heights,” “Malcolm In The Middle,” “The Practice” and “E.R.” She has sung with Los Angeles Master Chorale for 29 years as a chorister and soloist and was part of The Chorale’s Grammy-nominated album “Lux Aeterna.” She was also a member of the McNeil Jubilee Singers. She has sung on Disney recordings and on recordings with Christina Aguilera and Josh Gorban. Most-recently, Ms. Braxton directed Wagner’s “Die Feen” for Lyric Opera of Los Angeles.