Totals as of 2/25/18

$35,000
89% Funded
$31,146 Raised
167 Donors
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Written by USMC veterans Rick Swift and Andrew Dorsett. Featuring Ernesto Rodriguez (Army), William Condon (USMC), and Eta Pico (IDF). Working with veteran-owned Facekevlar, AmericanByHand, Subtle T's, and more...


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Creating a place for veterans and those who support them to come together and create films. We're dedicated to hiring and casting veterans and partnering with veteran-owned and veteran-serving businesses.




MEET OUR CAST
  • julia

    JULIA LING

    Sam

  • ryan

    RYAN STUART

    Russell

  • william

    WILLIAM CONDON (USMC)

    Josh

  • eta

    ETA PICO (IDF)

    Agent Stone


  • hiram

    HIRAM MURRAY (USMC)

    Captain/Major Murray

  • ernesto

    ERNESTO RODRIGUEZ (ARMY)

    Bartender Bob

  • terrence

    TERRENCE KENTRELL WILLIAMS

    Vice President Carl

  • stella

    STELLA DOYLE (LAPD)

    Agent Fox


  • GINO SALVANO

    Hamid Maar

  • MICHAEL ALAMILLO

    Awalmir / American Boy

  • JON DELMUNDO (NAVY)

    Doctor Delmundo

  • JESSE RYUN (ARMY)

    Scott Toochey

  • VAN BOOTH (ARMY)

    Rufus Payne Jr.

  • RICH SALAS (USMC)

    Pilot

  • ZACH AHRENSFIELD (USMC)

    Mike Hawk

  • TONY AZZOLINO

    Pilot (V.O.)

  • ANNA SHEVCHENKO

    Charity Valentine

  • JACOBO ORTIZ (USMC)

    Lance Corporal 1

  • MARCO PESTANO (USMC)

    Lance Corporal 2

  • MERARI RAMOS

    Bar Patron

  • ADAM CASTRO (USMC)

    Warhounds MC

  • TODD ELEY (USMC)

    Warhounds MC

  • SAM HANSON (USMC)

    Warhounds MC

  • TERRY T. MASOT

    Warhounds MC

  • MANUAL SANCHEZ

    Warhounds MC

  • DARREN SLOTTERBECK (USMC)

    Warhounds MC

  • SEAN SILVA

    Afghani Fighter

  • VIC PATRICK

    Afghani Fighter

  • RILEY LEAHY

    Afghani Fighter


AND OUR CREW

  • julia

    JULIA

    Producer

  • micah

    MICAH

    Executive Producer/Producer

  • rick

    RICK (USMC)

    Writer/Associate Producer

  • andy

    ANDY (USMC)

    Writer/Associate Producer


  • dean

    DEAN

    Associate Producer

  • rich

    RICH (USMC)

    Associate Producer

  • rudy

    RUDY (USMC)

    Military Advisor/1st AD

  • elva

    Elva

    Co-Executive Producer


  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

    Nathan Cozart

    Carl Dudley

    Ryan Finlay

    Dylan Rucker

    Allen Skeens


    CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

    Dennis Badurina

    Jesse Ryun

  • ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS

    Robert Epstein

    Dan Griffin


    ASSISTANT PRODUCERS

    Ashley Garcia

    Michael Leahy

    Renae Nobles

    Eta Pico


  • ROGER CHRISTIANSEN

    Director

  • MATT LYNN

    Director of Photography

  • RICH SALAS (USMC)

    Art Director/Set Decorator

  • OSCAR BALDEVIA (Navy)

    Set Decorator

  • JON DELMUNDO (Navy)

    Set Decorator

  • NICOLE SLAUGHTERBECK

    Hair & Makeup Department Head

  • MERARI RAMOS

    Hair & Makeup

  • XIAOYUN WU

    1st AD

  • RENAE NOBLES

    2nd AD

  • KATYA LOBAN

    Script Supervisor

  • DENNIS BADURINA (Navy)

    Props

  • BETH BEYRER

    Prop Graphics

  • MICHAEL LEAHY

    Assistant Prop Master/BTS Videographer

  • ELVA MCLAUGHLIN

    Wardrobe Supervisor/Assistant Art Director

  • KAYLENE SIHOTANG

    Seamstress

  • DANIEL ALAMILLO

    Set Costumer

  • EMILY PRISHCHENKO

    Set Costumer

  • GERALD NAYOAN

    Graphic Artist: Wardrobe

  • BRIAN HACKETT

    Production Sound Mixer

  • NICKOLAUS TRIGUEIRO

    Boom Operator

  • ZACH AHRENSFIELD (USMC)

    Fight Choreographer

  • MORGAN LOYD

    Assistant Fight Choreographer

  • MIKE TOMACELLI

    Stunt Coordinator

  • CHRIS CHRISENBERY

    1st AC

  • MARCUS FRIEDLANDER

    "B" Camera Operator

  • WILLIAM CONDON (USMC)

    BTS Videographer/Extras Casting Assistant

  • PATRICK ALDEN STEPHENS

    UAV Cinematography

  • KEVIN HAROLD

    Aerial Camera Operator

  • JORDAN KINTER (USMC)

    Key Grip

  • ERNESTO MORENO

    Motion Graphics

  • DARREN SLOTTERBECK

    Extras Casting Assistant

  • AJMAL ACHEKZAI (USMC)

    Pashto Dialogue Coach

  • RYAN FINLAY (USMC)

    Assistant to Julia Ling

  • VAN BOOTH (Army)

    Production Assistant

  • JESSE RYUN (Army)

    Production Assistant

  • RILEY LEAHY

    Production Assistant

  • ANTHONY PARISI

    Editor/VFX

  • MAD OLD NUT PRODUCTIONS

    Coloring/Assistant Editing



COMMUNITY






THE PRESS

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  • WE ARE THE MIGHTY
    November 6, 2017

    But the filmmakers behind Tango Down want to do more than produce a film that gets it right; they want to be able to produce other veteran films — with as many veterans working the films as possible. [...]

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  • SMUGCAST
    November 6, 2017

    Andrew is a writer and producer for a military short film called Tango Down. They discuss how the movie came to be along with every other topic you could imagine. [...]

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  • CBS RADIO: CONNECTING VETS
    September 12, 2017

    There is nothing new about Hollywood portraying veterans and the military. But doing it right, and involving veterans themselves? That is to too few and far between. [...]

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  • RECORD-GAZETTE
    August 10, 2017

    Actress and filmmaker Julia Ling loves veterans. She loves film. And recently she fell in love with Banning. [...]

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  • VETERAN'S LEADERSHIP PODCAST
    August 3, 2017

    #HeroesUnleashed with the Team of Tango Down Film [...]

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  • ELDERSTATEMENT.COM
    July 4, 2017

    The cast of “Tango Down” is very passionate about its purpose: to tell veterans’ stories the way they should be told [...]

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  • AMERICAN MILITARY NEWS
    July 3, 2017

    “Tango Down” is created by veterans who wants to share veterans’ stories told their way, not the Hollywood way [...]

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  • NERDSPAN
    June 14, 2017

    NerdSpan was provided a real treat in the form of an opportunity to interview actress Julia Ling. Julia has been on TV shows such as “E.R”, “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”, “Chuck”, and several others [...]


CONTACT US

Thank you for supporting veterans!

For all BUSINESS INQURIES or SPONSORSHIP requests, please email production@tangodownfilm.com.

For PRESS inquiries, please email press@tangodownfilm.com.

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