President (Executive) / Filmmaker
STEVEN GRAYHM was born in London, Ontario Canada to a Polish German mother and Canadian father whose family lineage descends from the Weskarini Algonquin First Nation people of La Petite Nation (Little Nation) from Western Quebec, Canada. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Steven was nominated for a Hollywood Film Award at the Hollywood Film Awards for his short film, Vodka, Winter and The Cry of Violin, for which he starred, wrote, directed and produced. The film, based on a true story about a Polish couple's perilous twilight plight to save their only son from a Nazi German labor camp during the last winter of WWII, was awarded 'Best International Short' at the New York Film Festival. Steven made his comedy debut in the summer blockbuster White Chicks becoming a fan favorite as Party Boy alongside the Wayans Brothers. Steven would later receive critical acclaim as Young Eddie in Mitch Albom's, The Five People You Meet In Heaven, for which he starred opposite Academy Award Winner Jon Voight, Academy Award Nominee's Jeff Daniels, Ellen Burstyn and Emmy Winner Michael Imperioli, based on the New Times Best Selling novel. Steven has performed on stage including multiple stints in the title role of Hamlet and made his foray into the Los Angeles theater scene starring opposite Academy Winner's Al Pacino and Dianne Wiest and Academy Award Nominee, Jessica Chastain in August Strindberg's classic, The Father. Having taken a short hiatus to complete work on his feature film script Sheepdog that focuses on the plight of combat veterans returning to civilian life back home, Steven recently returned to the small screen as Liam Cullen as a season two series lead on Netflix's Between. In addition, he joined the cast of Robert Zemeckis' big budget documentary-drama, Medal of Honor. Steven returned behind the camera in early 2020, to direct himself in the feature film The Secret of Sinchanee for which he also wrote and produced. The film is executive produced by Joe Newcomb (Dallas Buyers Club).
Tactical / Military Advisor
RUDY REYES joined the United States Marine Corp., at the age of 26, where he trained to become an elite Marine First Reconnaissance Battalion (special forces). Rudy served our nation and was a member of the lead combat force that entered both Afghanistan and Iraq. His unit was depicted best-selling nonfiction book by Iraq War embedded Rolling Stone correspondent Evan Wright, which later became a 7-part miniseries on HBO titled Generation Kill. Originally hired as a consultant on the production, Rudy became the only Recon Marine to play himself in the award- winning series. Rudy has gone on to work in both film and TV, all while working for the U.S. Department of State on counter-terror operations across the world. Rudy has retired from active service and is focused exclusively on his career as an actor, spokesperson and role model for fitness and issues affecting Veterans. Reyes is a Co-founder of FORCE BLUE - an organization designed to unite the community of Special Operations veterans with the world of marine conservation for the betterment of both. Reyes appears in Steven Grayhm’s first film THE SECRET OF SINCHANEE and continues to sit on the board of TEAM HOUSE STUDIOS as a tactical advisor.
Veteran Outreach Liaison Officer
CSM DONALD MCALISTER entered the Army on July 29th 1992 and attended Infantry OUST at Fort Benning, GA. Upon completion, CSM McAlister was assigned to Fort McNair, Washington DC. CSM McAlister’s assignments include Alpha Co Commander in Chiefs Guard, 3RD US Infantry The Old Guard, Fort McNair, Washington DC; 1st BN, 27th Infantry Regiment, Schofield Barracks HI; 2nd BN, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg NC; 1st BN, 310th Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg NC; 2nd BN, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg NC; 2nd BN, 4th Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, LA; Operations Sergeant Major for 4th, BDE, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, LA; and Command Sergeant Major for 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, NC. CSM McAlister’s combat tours include: two tours in Iraq (OIF I and OIF II/III), three tours in Afghanistan (OEF VIII, OEF IX/X, and OEF XIII. CSM McAlister has served in every leadership position to include Team Leader, Squad Leader, Airborne Infantry Platoon Sergeant, Airborne Infantry First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant Major and Command Sergeant Major. CSM McAlister’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic NCO Course, Advance NCO Course, First Sergeants Course, the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Airborne School, Jump Master School, and Air Assault School. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1SOLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (7th AWD), National Defense Service Medal (1BSS), Presidential Unit Commendation, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, Army superior unit Award, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), NATO Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, and the Parachutist Badge. CSM McAlister retired from Active duty on 28 February 2017. Since retiring CSM McAlister continues to stay involved in the Veteran community. He has worked with numerous Nonprofit Organizations that serve our nation’s wounded warriors. CSM McAlister is currently the owner of Rogue American Fort Bragg LLC. McAlister made his acting foray on Steven Grayhm’s first film THE SECRET OF SINCHANEE and continues to sit on the board at TEAM HOUSE STUDIOS as the Veteran Outreach Liaison Officer.
Team House Studios is committed to empowering military veterans in front and behind the camera through real hands on training, with a mandate aimed at creating an equal opportunity environment for all genders, race and backgrounds.
Director Steven Grayhm discussing a scene with Movi Operator Matt Frazer.
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