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Tom Logan (II)

Director | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Campin' Buddies (2014) | Escape from Cuba (2003) | The Mark (2012)
NICKNAME  
Chief
BORN 
Sep 16, 1953 (age 64)
GUILDS *
SAG | DGA | AEA | AFTRA  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Film | Theater | Commercial  Less
JOB TYPES *
Producing | Writing | Acting | Directing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/tomlogan
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
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  • Primary photo for The HagThe Hag Director, Producer  Less 2018 $1MM Pre-Prod
  • Primary photo for DooleyDooley Director  Less 2018 Pre-Prod
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  • Primary photo for KarmaKarma (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2017–  ) , Producer ( 2 episodes, 2017–  ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2017–  )  Less 2017–  2 Released
    • Toys (Jan 15, 2018) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Assumptions (2017) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
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Past Film & Video (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (41 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
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    • The Shoot Director, Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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    • DeJa' Vu (May 7, 2017) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Bullies Beware (May 26, 2017) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
    • Because I Can (Apr 26, 2017) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The RehearsalThe Rehearsal (TV Movie) Tom, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Horse PlayHorse Play (TV Series) Director ( 6 episodes, 2013 ) , Producer ( 6 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 6
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  • Primary photo for Eric's PlaceEric's Place (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Cattle Call (Jan 5, 2013) Director, Producer, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for Summer IntensiveSummer Intensive (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Tom Logan (Director)Tom Logan (Director) (TV Movie) Himself, Director, Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Making of Bloodhounds, Inc.The Making of Bloodhounds, Inc. (TV Movie) Director  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Neon Tiki Tribe SeriesThe Neon Tiki Tribe Series (TV Series) Director ( 10 episodes, 2010 ) , Producer ( 10 episodes, 2010 ) , Writer ( 10 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 10
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  • Primary photo for Supernatural PhenomenonSupernatural Phenomenon (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Careers TV: Part 2Careers TV: Part 2 (TV Movie) Himself, Director, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Careers TVCareers TV (TV Movie) Himself, Director  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for BloodHounds, IncBloodHounds, Inc (TV Series) Director ( 2 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for Modern MiraclesModern Miracles (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Neon Tiki TribeThe Neon Tiki Tribe (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Kid Town HallKid Town Hall (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for 1996 Miss North American Pageant1996 Miss North American Pageant (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Backstage at the 1996 Miss North America PageantBackstage at the 1996 Miss North America Pageant (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Editor, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Behind the Scenes: 1995 Miss North America PageantBehind the Scenes: 1995 Miss North America Pageant (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Editor, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for 1995 Miss North America Pageant1995 Miss North America Pageant (TV Special) Composer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Bikini CollegeBikini College (TV Movie) Director, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Fasten Your SmilesFasten Your Smiles (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Editor, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Real Stories of the Highway PatrolReal Stories of the Highway Patrol (TV Series) Director ( 3 episodes, 1993 ) , Producer ( 3 episodes, 1993 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 3
  • Primary photo for The Mike King StoryThe Mike King Story (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Working TitleWorking Title (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for What IfWhat If (TV Movie) Composer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for General HospitalGeneral Hospital (TV Series) Gary ( 19 episodes, 1980–1988 )  Less 1980–1988 19
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  • Primary photo for CNN Special AssignmentCNN Special Assignment (TV Movie) Himself, Director  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Jonah / Hap Mandel ( 2 episodes, 1977–1982 )  Less 1977–1982 2
  • Primary photo for CapitolCapitol (TV Series) Fratman ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Young and the RestlessThe Young and the Restless (TV Series) David Winters ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Boy #1 ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
    • Hot Wheels (Nov 3, 1979) Boy #1 (as Thomas Logan)  Less
  • Primary photo for Please Stand ByPlease Stand By (TV Series) Announcer ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Best Place to BeThe Best Place to Be (TV Movie) Dan Forsom (as Thomas Logan)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Dusty's TreehouseDusty's Treehouse (TV Series) Sam ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for What's Happening!!What's Happening!! (TV Series) Johnny ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
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  • Primary photo for CPO SharkeyCPO Sharkey (TV Series) Billy ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
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  • Primary photo for The National Disaster Survival TestThe National Disaster Survival Test (TV Movie) Jack  Less 1977
Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Mid-Morning L.A.Mid-Morning L.A. (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
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  • Primary photo for Real PeopleReal People (TV Series) Reporter ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
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Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • California State University * – B.A. Theatre Arts 1976 Northridge, CA

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Southern California Motion Picture Council * – GOLDEN HALO AWARD 1988
  • Southern California Motion Picture Council * – BRONZE HALO AWARD 1986
  • Producers' Choice Award * – "Outstanding Direction of a Television Variety Program" 1995
  • New Star Discovery Awards * – BEST DIRECTOR 1999
  • Dove Awards * – "5 Stars," Bloodhounds, Inc.TV Series 2005
  • Film Advisory Board Awards * – "Award Of Excellence," Bloodhound's, Inc. TV Series 2006
  • Action On Film Awards (L.A.) * – Nominated, Best Comedy Feature Film, "Campin' Buddies" 2015
  • Action On Film Awards (L.A.) * – Nominated, Best TV Pilot, "Campin' Buddies" 2015

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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  • Director/Writer *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Mini Biography
  • *

    Well-known as an actor’s director, Tom is a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), and Actors’ Equity Association (AEA).

    Currently in 2017, Tom continues to write, produce, and direct many episodes of the TV shows KARMA and THE VOUCHER. In addition, he is in pre-production to produce and direct the feature films "The Hag" (2017), and "This Too Shall Pass (2017). And, he continues to direct many national TV commercials.

    Tom's feature film, "CAMPIN' BUDDIES"(2015), which he wrote, produced, and directed, was nominated for "Best Comedy Feature Film," and "Best Comedy TV Pilot" by the Action On Film Awards in Los Angeles.

    Tom’s feature film directing credits include: SHAKMA, SHOOT, DREAM TRAP (a comedy which he also wrote), PANIC IN THE TOWER, KING'S RANSOM, BIKINI COLLEGE, and THE NIGHT BRINGS CHARLIE (which he also produced). All of the above were shot at Universal Studios. Tom also directed the feature films: SMOOTH OPERATOR (a comedy which he also produced), YOUNG CITIZEN PATRIOTS, and ESCAPE FROM CUBA (which he also co-wrote and produced, and parts of which were actually shot in Havana). He also wrote, produced and directed the feature films: SEAN AND MELISSA - 10 YEARS LATER, THE BUSINESS OF SHOW BUSINESS, ACTING AND EATING AT THE SAME TIME, THE MARK, YOUNG CITIZEN PATRIOTS, THE MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE, LEXICON, HOW TO ACT AND EAT AT THE SAME TIME, A DAY ON THE SET, and THE MIKE KING STORY SPECIAL FEATURE. All of the above films are in worldwide release.

    He also wrote, produced, and directed the following TV Movies: SUPERNATURAL PHENOMENON, MODERN MIRACLES, THE NEON TIKI TRIBE, KID TOWN HALL, FASTEN YOUR SMILES, THE MIKE KING STORY, SUMMER INTENSIVE, WORKING TITLE, WHAT IF, TOM LOGAN, DIRECTOR, THE NEON TIKI TRIBE SPECIAL FEATURE, THE MAKING OF BLOODHOUNDS, CNN SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT, BEHIND THE SCENES: 1995 MISS NORTH AMERICA PAGEANT, BACKSTAGE AT THE 1996 MISS NORTH AMERICA PAGEANT, THE BEST OF THE BLOODHOUNDS (only directed), CAREERS TV and CAREERS TV: PART 2.

    He has directed many television shows and pilots. In addition, he has directed 12 episodes of the very popular comedic TV show, BLOODHOUNDS, INC, starring Richard Thomas, which won the Dove Award (5 Stars), and the Film Advisory Board’s “Award of Excellence.” He directed 10 episodes of the acclaimed TV show, THE NEON TIKI TRIBE, ERIC'S PLACE, and all episodes of HORSE PLAY.

    He also directed and produced the 1995 and 1996 MISS NORTH AMERICA PAGEANT for network television.

    In addition, Tom wrote, produced, and directed the featurettes: DIRECTOR FEATURETTE OF 'THE MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE', THE MAKING OF 'THE NEON TIKI TRIBE', BEHIND THE SCENES: ESCAPE FROM CUBA, THE MAKING OF 'WORKING TITLE', and BONUS FEATURES: THE NIGHT BRINGS CHARLIE.

    Early in his directing career he wrote, produced, and directed many episodes of REAL STORIES OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL, a number-one rated, nationally-syndicated TV show, which he shot all over the U.S. and Canada.

    He won the 1998 BEST DIRECTOR award for “Outstanding Achievement in Direction” for his feature film ESCAPE FROM CUBA, given annually by the New Star Discovery Awards. He also won the 1995 PRODUCERS’ CHOICE AWARD for “Outstanding Direction of a Television Variety Program,” for a live telecast of the 1995 Miss North America Pageant.

    Tom has directed hundreds of national and international TV commercials.

    Tom no longer acts, but now directs as well as produces and writes on a full-time basis. Before becoming a screen director he had a recurring role on the #1-rated daytime soap, GENERAL HOSPITAL on and off for 13 years playing “Gary.” He also had a one-year recurring role on DAYS OF OUR LIVES, as well as principal roles on other soaps including the YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and CAPITOL.

    He also had Co-Starring roles on such prime time TV series as CHIPS (NBC), JAMES AT 16 (NBC), THE HARDY BOYS (ABC), PROJECT UFO (NBC), WHAT’S HAPPENING! (ABC), DUSTY’S TREEHOUSE (CBS), CPO SHARKEY (NBC), PLEASE STAND-BY (NBC), THE NANCY DREW MYSTERY SERIES, and many more. In addition, he had Starring or Co-Starring roles in many movies for TV including, THE BEST PLACE TO BE (NBC), starring Donna Reed, Timothy Hutton, and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., and THE NATIONAL DISASTER SURVIVAL (NBC) for the NBC BIG EVENT. He has starred in dozens of national television commercials including McDONALDS, HONDA, COKE, COPPERTONE, BURGER KING, to name but a few.

    Tom had principal roles in such feature films as MASSACRE AT CENTRAL HIGH (Co-Star), which is on the “New York Times 20 Best Film List,” THE BEACH GIRLS (Featured) for Paramount, GETTING READY (Star), as well as others. He also had starring roles in over 70 live stage productions including such Broadway shows as MAME, APPLAUSE, and YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN in New York, as well as many national tours.

    Before directing feature films, Tom was an acting coach whose clients included top stars from all three major networks as well as film stars, Academy Award Nominees, top baseball and football players, rock stars, and many other well-known personalities. He has been interviewed on many national talk shows in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, including INISDE EDITION, ACCESS HOLLYWOOD, CNN, etc.

    He is the winner of the prestigious GOLDEN HALO AWARD for “The Most Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry” for his contributions made as an acting instructor for the studios and for his acting seminars held worldwide. He is also the winner of the BRONZE HALO AWARD for “Outstanding Contributions to the Entertainment Industry” for authoring his best-selling books. Both awards are given annually by the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MOTION PICTURE COUNCIL.

    Tom’s first book, HOW TO ACT AND EAT AT THE SAME TIME, is in its SECOND EDITION, Fifth Printing. It has endorsements on the back cover from such stars as Lucille Ball, Charlton Heston, Debbie Reynolds, well-known agents, producers, directors, etc.

    His second book, ACTING IN THE MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE, which is solely about commercials is in its Second Printing and contains endorsements on the back cover from such commercial stars as Dick Wilson (“Mr. Whipple” of Charmin bathroom tissue), and Virginia Christine (“Mrs. Olson” of Folgers Coffee), to name a few.

    His third book, HOW TO ACT AND EAT AT THE SAME TIME, (the Sequel) has back cover endorsements from the above stars plus Academy Award-winning directors, etc., and is in its Second Printing.

    Tom’s fourth book, ACTING IN THE MILLION DOLLAR MINUTE, (the Sequel), is in its Second Printing. All of Tom’s books are Best-Sellers, in bookstores worldwide, and are required reading in hundreds of universities internationally. All four books have been reviewed by major newspapers and magazines with rave reviews including the Los Angeles Times, Backstage, Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and many more.

    Tom has performed his acting seminars in 5 countries and 47 states for the same clients for the past 30-plus years. He holds a B.A. Degree (Cum Laude, Honor Roll, Dean’s List) in Theatre Arts from California State University, Northridge.

    He headed the TV/Film & Commercial acting departments in Los Angeles at two of the most prestigious acting schools worldwide – the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS (1981-89), and THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE (1980-89).

    Tom holds the highest airplane pilot rating one can obtain from the FAA – AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT. He is an instrument-rated, commercial pilot who holds all instructor ratings certified by the FAA – Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII), Multi-engine Instructor/Instrument (MEI), Basic Ground Instructor (BGI), Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI), and Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI). Although he does not have time to teach flying, he is a member of the National Association of Flight Instructors and is a member of the American Medical Support Flight Team (Angel Flight) where pilots donate their time and aircraft to fly patients to hospitals that are unable to pay for such services.

    Tom has two sons and resides in Newport Beach, California.

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