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Meet The Crew

creative team

filmmakers

From California to New Zealand, Poland, Zimbabwe and beyond, the crew of No Second Chances have come together from across the world to make magic happen. With backgrounds ranging from business development to publishing, start-ups, production and more, their combined expertise has already made them a force to be reckoned with in the independent film world. (Join us for a drink after a hard day of filming, and you’ll see that our mission to put the joy into our work comes from the core of who we are as a team!)

J. T. Madicus

Producer, Showrunner, Lead writer

Gabriel Rodak

Director

Damian Ratajczak

CEO of SOWA Marketing, Project Manager

Joseph Christiansson

Production Manager

Kaja Konieczna

Executive Assistant

Nathan J Thomas

Script Consultant

8Image

Production Company / Animators

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J. T. Madicus Producer, Showrunner, Lead writer

J. T. Madicus an American author, entrepreneur, and medical educator, known worldwide for his “Future Doc House” YouTube channel where he demystifies complicated medical subjects such as microbiology in entertaining videos viewed by thousands of medical students every month. He is the author of Final Diagnosis - No Second Chances, the novel that serves as the inspiration for this Film

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Gabriel Rodak Director

Gabriel Rodak is as a Polish visual artist and illustrator whose work has been exhibited across Europe. Educated in Spain with clients around the world, his previous projects include illustrating the books “Viaje de Ivan,” “La Búsqueda” & “No Second Chances.” He was the director of the musical spectacle, “Slowa.” A passionate musician and writer, Michael’s trademark is combining modern pop art tendencies with classical inspiration.

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Damian Ratajczak CEO of SOWA Marketing, Project Manager

Damian Ratajczak is a tech entrepreneur with a flair for sales, communication and innovation. As the CEO of QUPI.com, he helped the medical education company reach over 10,000 students worldwide, and oversaw the creation of their state of the art desktop quiz platform and mobile app. In his capacity of CEO of SOWA marketing, he is in charge of the business side of No Second Chances, including arranging the production schedule, the hiring and facilitation of talent.

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Joseph Christiansson Production Manager

Joseph Christiansson is a driven innovator and business analyst who is currently studying a Bachelor of Science at Poznan University of Economics. Originally from Zimbabwe, Joseph is fluent in three languages (English, German and Shona) and is a certified English teacher. Passionate about innovation, technology and sustainable business, Joseph brings energy and purpose to the team at SOWA Marketing and the production of No Second Chances.

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Kaja Konieczna Executive Assistant

Studied Mechanical Engineering and Machine Building at Wrocław University of Technology. She lived in Edinburgh working in positions related to management and customer service. In her capacity with No Second Chances, Kaja ensures that this vastly complicated organisation runs like clockwork. She manages the ``larger than life`` existence of producer J. T. Madicus, and ensures that all practical arrangements are always made in advance.

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Nathan J Thomas Script Consultant

Nathan J Thomas is a ghostwriter whose work for clients has appeared in Forbes, The Huffington Post and Harvard Business Review. He has ghostwritten several books, including one published by a major “Top 5” publishing house. His previous filmwork includes contributions to the Hollywood produced documentary LEAP (2018) which holds and 8.6/10 rating on IMDB and was selected for multiple film festivals in the United States and Europe.

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8Image Production Company / Animators

8Image are an established Polish production company who specialize in complete full-stack production of commercial films. With an extensive portfolio covering animation, graphic design and film production, they bring expertise and professionalism to No Second Chances that will result in a polished pilot film with gripping cinematography and Hollywood style finish.