The Reel Deal is excited to announce that Harvey Lowry has been attached to direct Season 1 this summer.
Harvey Lowry entered the film industry in 1990 and soon became the President and Director of Operations for one of the largest special effects and film production companies in California. Over the course of nineteen years, he has collaborated on the production, special effects, makeup effects, visual effects, animatronics and/or specialty costumes for over 150 feature films, television shows, music videos, commercials and documentaries. He has independently produced 19 feature films and 13 television shows. Harvey has collaborated on the films The Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Alice in Wonderland, A Beautiful Mind, The Passion of the Christ, Hannibal, Big Mommas House and The Watchmen and many others.
Harvey began his career as an actor before starting his career in special effects. In late 1994, he began his career in special effects as an assistant at an effects studio and quickly grew his skills with the company. Soon promoted to Director of Operations, Harvey and the company collaborated on many high profile films and television shows producing visual effects, special effects, props and costumes.
Harvey began producing independent films in 2000. Since then, he has produced nineteen other projects ranging from the dark horror film Trailer Park of Terror (the only film in the Slamdance Film Festival history to have a second screening due to high demand), to the family comedy Soccer Mom starring Emily Osment and Missy Pyle.
In 2006, Harvey formed his own very successful special effects and film production company and immediately began production on a series of feature films, such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Watchmen, television shows such as Moonlight and Saving Grace, and many commercials and music videos. As his company continued to grow, Harvey put more emphasis on producing independent films such as Farmhouse and Night of the Demons starring Shannon Elizabeth and directing special effects heavy scenes for movies. In 2009, under his Green Pictures banner, he produced the family comedy Monster Mutt. In 2010, Harvey furthered his independent producing career with such films as Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage featuring Patrick Stewart and Paranormal Whacktivity, as well as directing for three television shows. Harvey continued his success producing special effects for blockbuster films such as Dead of Night starring Brandon Routh, Night at a the Museum; Battle of the Smithsonian and the upcoming Humpty Dumpty.
Harvey continues focusing more on producing and directing independent films, television shows music videos, commercials and documentaries, as well as supervising special effects on films and television shows around the world. Harvey is currently directing the television series The Reel Deal for 21st Century Pictures Group LTD. He has directed the dramatic thriller, Cassidy Way and the quirky comedy, Light on Sunshine. He recently completed the much anticipated Civil War film, Union Bound with Uptone Pictures. It is undeniable that his track record for success in film and television will carry over into any venture he chooses to be a part of, making him one of the entertainment industry’s elite producers and directors.