Les Szekely is a film and video producer/director/writer/editor, as well as an actor and music composer. He has worked in both Hollywood and Cleveland, and is the founder of Secret's Out Productions, an independent production company. Les was a segment producer/director/writer for such shows as America's Funniest Home Videos, America's Funniest People (ABC), and On the Television (Nickelodeon Network). He won a National ACE Award and an Emmy Award for writing/directing/co-producing, Yes, This Is Comedy, a Mad TV-type sketch comedy show. As a filmmaker, Les wrote and directed Vampire Time Travelers, I Know What You Did in English Class, Night of the Living Date, and The Not-So-Grim Reaper. In addition, he co-produced Amazon Warrior and Merchants of Death, and starred in Bloodstream, Vampire Night, and Monsters.com. Most of these films are in worldwide distribution. Currently, Les hosts a radio talk show called B+ Moviemaking, which focuses on the art of making low-in-budget-yet-high-in-quality movies. He also teaches college courses in screenwriting and other media subjects.
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