Pan Am Crew

JACK ORMAN, executive producer / writer

Jack Orman received his first offer as a freelance writer for hire on an episode of “JAG,” and shortly thereafter was hired as a staff writer. Within half a season, Paramount Television made him a co-producer on the show. The following year, Orman was lured away from “JAG,” which had become a hit for CBS, to become a writer/producer on “ER.” Three years later, he took the reins as the show’s executive producer/showrunner and shepherded “ER’s” resurgence for the next three years.

During his tenure on “ER,” Orman and his fellow producers received three Emmy Award nominations, four People’s Choice Awards and many other industry commendations. He wrote the episode “All in the Family,” which received the highest ratings for a television episode since the “Seinfeld” series finale and was included in The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the Top 10 Highest Rated Shows of the Decade. Orman also directed several episodes of “ER,” including the celebrated 200th episode, “When Day Meets Night,” and “The Letter.”

Orman was active in television development for several years, and created/executive produced the Rhode Island based television series, “Waterfront.” He wrote and produced on the first season of “Men of a Certain Age,” which received a Peabody Award.

Orman grew up in Paradise Valley, Arizona, earned his bachelor’s in communications (film) from Loyola Marymount University and produced an international documentary throughout Asia before earning a master of fine arts from USC’s Peter Stark Producing Program. He lives in Studio City, California with his wife, Lisa, and their children.

THOMAS SCHLAMME, executive producer / director

Thomas Schlamme is credited with creating the look of such hit series as “Spin City,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Boston Public,” “Invasion,” “Parenthood,” “Mr. Sunshine,” “Sports Night,” “The West Wing,” “Studio 60” and, most recently, “Pan Am.”

Schlamme has won nine Emmy Awards, three DGA Awards and two Peabody Awards, among others. His feature film directing credits include “So I Married an Axe Murderer,” “You So Crazy” and “Miss Firecracker.” Telefilm credits include “Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long” and “Crazy from the Heart.” He continues to develop projects under his company, Shoe Money Productions.

NANCY HULT GANIS, executive producer

Nancy Hult Ganis is co-founder and partner of Out of the Blue…Entertainment (“Big Daddy,” “Mr. Deeds”) with her husband and business partner, Sid Ganis. Together they produced the highly acclaimed, award-winning feature film, “Akeelah and the Bee,” for Lionsgate Films.

Over the years, Hult Ganis has worked with numerous filmmakers, including Saul Zaentz on “Amadeus,” “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” “Mosquito Coast” and “The English Patient,” and Francis Coppola on “Peggy Sue Got Married” and “Gardens of Stone.” Other notable film credits include “Punchline” and “Angel Heart.” In the 1980s Hust Ganis worked with French PR doyenne Denise Breton at the Cannes International Film Festival, handling international press.

Hult Ganis began her journalism career in the newsroom of KQED (PBS) in San Francisco as a segment producer/writer covering foreign affairs and public policy issues on education, healthcare, Civil Rights and gender issues. She segued to primetime documentaries such as “The Making of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark,’” with Lucasfilm, Ltd., “Marx Brothers in a Nutshell” with Robert Weide (“Curb your Enthusiasm”), “The Case of Dashiell Hammett,” and helped launch the “Comedy Tonight” series with headline Dana Carvey. Hult Ganis was subsequently named director of special projects for the Bay Area’s CBS affiliate, where she oversaw network specials and helped create the first live telecasts of special events such San Francisco’s Bay to Breakers.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1986, Hult Ganis headed marketing for Carolco Pictures. She continued to produce programming for PBS, including the groundbreaking “Straight Talk” series on health with Drs. Judith Reichman and Peter Scardino. She also developed documentary projects for Peter Guber and the late director Sydney Pollack. She continues to serve as a media advisor to various political figures, campaigns and non-profit organizations.

Hult Ganis holds a master’s in journalism and a bachelor’s in history from the University of California at Berkeley, where she is currently on the Board of Advisors for Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy. She served as a Trustee for the UC Berkeley Foundation Board for seven years, and as an advisor to Dean Orville Schell at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Series Produced by Marta Gene Camps .... associate producer Toby Conroy .... associate producer Nancy Ganis .... executive producer Sidney Ganis .... co-executive producer Paul Kurta .... producer Jack Orman .... executive producer Series Cinematography by John Lindley Series Film Editing by Rob Seidenglanz Series Casting by Sharon Bialy Jessica Kelly Suzanne Smith Sherry Thomas Series Set Decoration by Jacqueline Jacobson Scarfo Series Costume Design by Chrisi Karvonides-Dushenko Series Makeup Department Michelle Johnson .... hair department head Rosemary Redlin .... additional makeup artist Patricia Regan .... makeup department head Series Production Management Cynthia Stegner .... post-production executive Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Robert Lopez .... additional second assistant director Kelly Mahoney .... dga trainee Matthew Sirianni .... second assistant director Series Art Department Amber Fleming-Shon .... stand-by scenic Joanna Hartell .... set dresser Gary Cergol .... graphic artist Lou Charles .... set dresser Gerard J. Furey .... key shop craftsman Arlo Hoffman .... greens Rumiko Ishii .... assistant art director Michael Jortner .... property master Ginger Ingram LaBella .... graphic artist Eugene Paul Lynch .... key construction electric Michael Lee Nirenberg .... scenic artist John Pollard .... assistant art director Bradley Rubenstein .... scenic artist Joan Winters .... assistant art director Series Sound Department Jonathan Golodner .... sound effects editor Kevin Nanaumi .... assistant sound editor Series Visual Effects by Valeri Pfahning .... digital compositing supervisor Garret Biles .... visual effects artist Brent Boulet .... visual effects artist Jess Brown .... visual effects artist Maxx Burman .... matte painter Meliza Fermin .... compositor Diego Galtieri .... digital compositor Kristin Johnson .... matte painter: Stargate Studios Tavis Larkham .... visual effects coordinator Christopher D. Martin .... visual effects supervisor Sam Nicholson .... visual effects supervisor Matt Robken .... visual effects producer Series Stunts Blaise Corrigan .... stunt coordinator William Cote .... stunts Series Camera and Electrical Department John Alcantara .... lighting technician Myo Campbell .... camera production assistant David Chameides .... steadicam operator Ted Chu .... camera operator Nick Demas .... first assistant camera: "b" camera Doug Foote .... first assistant "a" camera Craig Paul Harris .... rigging electrician Matthew Jacobs .... grip Scott Koenigsberg .... "a" camera second assistant Michael A. Leo .... shop electrician Dean Martinez .... digital loader Xavier Munoz .... grip John Nijhawan .... grip Paul Schilens .... b camera second assistant Series Casting Department Jamie Jacobson .... child extras casting Lisa Zambetti .... casting assistant Jolanda Anthony .... extras casting associate Jennifer Ensworth .... extras casting assistant Series Costume and Wardrobe Department Ben Philipp .... costume coordinator Caroline Quiroga .... assistant costume designer Yaneya Rovira .... set costumer Annie Semenczuk .... costume assistant Abby Walton .... costume assistant Susan J. Wright .... costume supervisor Series Editorial Department Farnaz .... editorial coordinator George Manno .... colorist Series Music Department Zed Starkovich .... music editor Series Other crew Giuseppe Ardizzone .... additional set production assistant Benjamin Benedetti .... post facilities manager Ainsley Bartholomew .... second assistant accountant Christina Chow .... production assistant Ana Cuadra .... assistant location manager Gjustina Dushku .... production assistant Brian Harrison .... production assistant Eric Krangel .... assistant to producers Alison Li .... production office assistant Shima Majidi .... production secretary Ryan McDonald .... assistant production office coordinator Meegan Neeb .... production coordinator Wayne Petrucelli .... security coordinator Jason Rueda .... production assistant Susan Silas .... location scout Chad Welch .... production assistant