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Phillip-Roth-Corporate-PhotUFO Film and Television - Managing Director: Mr. Phillip Roth has produced, directed and written 70 feature films for theatrical, television and video. His films have been released through 20th Century Fox, Columbia –Tri-Star, Paramount, Trimark, and MGM while being released on television on USA, SciFi Channel, HBO and Showtime. To date, he has produced 65 features in Eastern Europe and directed 8 of them. Mr. Roth’s experience as a working producer and director in Eastern Europe gives him a unique understanding of all aspects of film production in the Balkans. Mr. Roth was an early innovator in developing the use of personal computer based animation systems to create special effects for his films that previously could only be accomplished by special effects companies using expensive mainframe computing technology. Mr. Roth’s experience in producing, directing, special effects, and the on-set application of the same make him extremely valuable to any production shooting in Eastern Europe. He Graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Business and History.

Jeff-Beach-Corporate-PhotoUFO Productions International LLC - Managing Member: Mr. Jeff Beach and Mr. Roth formed UFO in 1997 to produce, license and finance films. Previously to their partnership, Beach established Royal Oaks (an International sales company later named Franchise) as one of the premiere independent production and distribution companies in the 90’s. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Beach was Vice President of International Distribution for Green Communications, Inc. where in addition to international sales he produced a number of feature films. Prior to Green Communications, Mr. Beach headed distribution at Action International Pictures (AIP) where he forged many of the international relationships that the UFO enjoys today. Mr. Beach holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Telecommunications with an Associate Degree in Film, both from San Diego State University.

UFO Film and Television - Line Producer: Mr. John Cappilla comes from a third generation Hollywood family who began working in the business in the early 40’s. Mr. Cappilla has over 25 years experience in show business from Gaffing to Line Producing to running his own rental house in Los Angeles for over 8 years. Mr. Cappilla has worked on such hit television shows and features as China Beach, Broken Arrow, and for over 5 years on the Warner Brothers hit television show, E.R. Mr. Cappilla has been the U.S. Line Producer on all BUFO productions shot in Bulgaria over the last 9 years.

UFO Film and Television - CFO and Legal: Mrs. Kambotva joined UFO in May 2002. Since that time she has worked on over 47 features, working with companies such as 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Silver Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures and many others. Recently she just completed leading the Bulgarian and accounting team "The Way Back" directed by six-time Academy Award nominee Peter Weir. Prior to working with UFO, Kambitova worked in one of the largest Bulgaria auditing companies as an accountant from 1998, promoted to auditor in 2000 and head of the legal department until 2002. Mrs. Kambitova holds two masters degrees in Accounting and Taxation from University of National and World Economy in Sofia and a degree in Law from Southwest University in Bulgaria.

UFO Film and Television - Global Sales Manger: Nikola Nikolov, began his career at UFO in 2009.  Nikola graduated International Cultural Studies with concentration in International Business at St. Francis College, New York. In his final year of college he made his internship in a non profit organization closely associated with the UN. When he moved back to his home country Bulgaria, he has been working as a PR and advertising consultant for prominent American, British and Bulgarian companies. Now he is responsible for maintaining UFO's partnership networks throughout Europe.

UFO Film and Television - Lead Accountant: Mario Georgiev: Lead accountant, began working with UFO in June 2004. Since that time he has worked on over 35 movie projects including Exclusive Media's "The Way Back,” with Peter Weir, 20th Century Fox's "Behind Enemy Lines 2 - Axis of Evil" and "Wrong Turn 3" for 20th Century Fox. Prior to UFO, Georgiev worked in one of Bulgaria’s largest accounting companies for 2 years. Mario Georgiev has master degree in Accounting and Taxation from Southwest University in Bulgaria.