About Us

LA REELS started as a creative business to help actors produce quality content. Together,
over the last 2.5 years, we have established worldwide clientele and expanded our business
to include:
• Over 1000 Acting Demo Reel Scenes
• Numerous commercials & industrials
• 8+ shorts films
•Multiple original Music Videos
• A 17 minute SAG Pilot
• An Acting and Filmmaking Workshop via Meetup.com
(LA REELS Acting and Filmmaking Connection)
• Promo videos, original music, scripts and more
LA REELS is a full-service production team with all in-house departments from: Development and conception, writing, production, post, special fx, original music composition and more.

OUR TEAM

NOAH EDWARD - Director, Producer, Colorist

Noah started his filmmaking career with 15 dollars and an iPhone, producing a 31 episode documentary series, “Follow Noah”, as he walked 500 km across Japan along the Tokaido. Returning to the States he worked directly with Filmmaker/Producer/Director Randal Kleiser (Grease, The Blue Lagoon) and simultaneously decided to start his own production team on the side that would soon become LA REELS as Tada, Clint and Brett joined the team. Backed with Noah’s drive and vision, as well as the solidarity of the team, LA REELS has grown from a humble idea to Hollywood’s premiere demo reel company in under 2 years, producing over 5 hours of original content and rapidly expanding. Noah and the team are currently in post on their first feature film, "Scramble." Noah is also one of the hosts along with his partner Brett Newton on the entertainment podcast, "The Great Hollywood Adventure."

BRETT NEWTON - PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, Actor

Brett started his acting career in musical theatre at the age of 8 years old when he watched his sister on stage and asked his parents if he could do the same. His early career began with 10+ years of Production/Acting in Musical theatre. He has worked directly with Paul Newman, Julia Roberts, Nathan Lane, Chita Rivera and more. Later transitioning medians, Brett now has 10+ years of TV/Film, from Production Assistance, Acting in National Commercials and Producing for Major Brands. He has worked with such companies and brands as: Comedy Central, Marvel Studios, ABC, FUEL TV, History, Discovery, Court TV, EA Games, THR, Playboy, E!, MTV, Asylum, Wannadoo, Direct TV, Comcast, Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Samsung, Pricechopper, LUVs and more. He recently directed the award winning short film, “Choices” and continues to produce content with LA REELS including the feature film, "Scramble." Brett is also one of the hosts along with his partner Noah Edward on the entertainment podcast, "The Great Hollywood Adventure."

 

TADAHISA YOSHIDA - sound Director, Composer

A professional multi-instrumentalist/composer/mixer, Tadahisa's early career includes a major recording deal with renowned Producer, Dave Jerden (The Rolling Stones, Jane's Addiction and The Offspring) with his band Teleman, a featured spot on a popular music TV show in his native Japan, and a solo career resulting in several US Tours, two highly successful albums, and being credited as one of the first artists to bring Japanese Rock to the US. After becoming a partner and Sound Director with LA REELS in 2012, Tada has composed/mixed over 300 projects, including their current film "Scramble", and scored a side project, the psychedelic horror film, "Expessway To Your Skull"

 


CLINT RIFFO - DIRECTOR, CINEMATOGRAPHER

Clint Riffo first got introduced to the film industry in 1996 where he started as a Production Assistant on a USC student film. In the next few years that followed, he rapidly moved up the ranks on numerous big
budget productions in the lighting and camera departments for HBO, Playboy TV, Paramount, and Underdog Productions. Since then he has joined forces with the LA REELS team developing a keen knowledge for all things film and continues to sculpt his skills in cinematography. Recently he won a First Place award for his short film "STAY" featured by the New Filmmakers of Los Angeles for their On Location Video Project.

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AMANDA GLASSMAN - WRITER

Amanda Glassman is a professional screenwriter from Simsbury, Connecticut. She began her career as a journalist at Yale University, where she contributed to the Yale Daily News and Yale Style Magazine, reporting on everything from movies to art, music, and campus news. Upon graduation, she moved to Los Angeles and took a position at Creative Artists Agency in the Motion Picture Literature department. After leaving the agency to pursue writing full-time, she quickly gained acclaim for her short screenplay Picking Blueberries, which placed in the quarterfinals of the Bluecat Screenplay Competition. She was a finalist for the Humanitas New Voices Program, as well as a winner at the Los Angeles Film Festival for her screenplay Kingpins. She has been a member of the LA REELS team since 2014, and currently resides in Los Angeles with her Australian Shepherd puppy Luna.

 

 

MARCOS R. PEREZCARRO

Chief Editor, Colorist