Octane Pistols of Fury
Official Selection NYTVF 2010 Official Selection ITVFest 2010 Escape Pod Films Jet Lag Productions

CHRIS PRINE - Creator

Born in Florida and raised in New Hampshire, Chris Prine has been involved in creating dozens of sketches, web series episodes and shorts. In 2009 his animated pilot Man-Man, was an official selection in the New York Television Festival.

Chris started working with video at a cable access station at the University of New Hampshire. Completely unsupervised, he and his team produced 10 episodes of a sketch comedy television series before he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Upon co-founding Escape Pod Films in 2007, Chris has produced several popular web series (Scissor Cop, Sandwich of Terror, and The Stryker Files) for New York's monthly film competition, Channel 101. These series, along with numerous sketch comedy videos have garnered Prine and cohorts a substantial online following.

Chris currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is probably writing, directing, editing, scoring, or acting in a video at this very second.

GREG STEES - Creator

Greg Stees was born and raised in Albany, NY and has created over a dozen short films, including Break (2006) and Zack Rogers: Pizza Delivery (2009). The web series he co-directed and edited, Johnny B. Homeless (2009) won NYTVF’s People’s Choice Award and was picked up by Comedy Central’s Atom.com.

Greg studied film at Rochester Institute of Technology, and went on to receive his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. From 2007 to 2008, he produced, directed, and edited the web series Decoy Squad for GamePro Magazine. In 2008, Greg created VAMPS, a comedy series about neurotic New York City vampires for Channel101.

Greg has studied long-form improv at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in New York and performs with his indie groups Fish is Fish and Upconverter.

He lives in Astoria, Queens. His favorite soup is Turkey Chili, which is, in fact, technically a stew.