Breehn Burns is an American screenwriter, director, producer and voice artist whose work has garnered over 125 million views on YouTube.
Burns is currently a Supervising Producer on Dreamworks Animation TV's "Home."
He co-created the popular Dr. Tran franchise which aired on G4TV, is a staple of the Spike & Mike Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation and has become a popular internet meme.
Burns wrote, directed and Executive Produced Pendleton Ward's animated series Bravest Warriors for Frederator Studios.
In 2008, Burns collaborated with Robert Zemeckis on Calling All Robots, a feature film in development. Burns co-created the project with X-Men 2 screenwriter Michael Dougherty.
COMICS and CONCEPT ART
Burns illustrated two graphic novels, Aleister Arcane and Gloomcookie Vol. III.
He has written several issues of the Bravest Warriors comic book, published by Boom! Studios.
In 2007, he served as Concept Artist and Main Titles Designer for the Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures feature film, Trick 'r Treat, produced by Bryan Singer and written and directed by Michael Dougherty.
Jason Johnson is the co-creator and voice of the character, DR. TRAN, and worked as a puppet wrangler and general puppeteer on Comedy Centrals T.V. Funhouse. He currently plays accordion, saxophone, piano and flute, writes poetry and is a certified massage therapist. He and Breehn created Beyond Grandpa first as an absurd card game, which eventually led to the duo's first animated films. They continue to write and produce projects whenever schedules permit.
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A graduate of Cal Arts in Southern California, Justin Hunt co-wrote Beyond Grandpa 1 and 2, voice acted many of the parts in the films and assisted heavily in the design and animation of Super Beyond Grandpa 2 Turbo. He has worked as a story artist at Pixar, Dreamworks and Disney.
Producer on Roybertito's :60 Second Spot and Dr. Tran, Rick Cortes is a 10+year veteran of the visual effects industry who also does storyboarding, character design, and all manner of illustration. You can see some of his work in the film I, Robot. He is often mistaken for the Actual Asian Male when he is merely an actual Asian male.
Producer on our film, Roybertito's :60 Second Spot, Arturo contributed heavily to the production by casting the Chef and Narrator, translating the script, and playing a role in the film himself. Hailing from the midwest, he is a writer, visual effects coordinator, adventurer and former movie critic with The Kansas city Hispanic News. Arturo moved to Los Angeles in 1998 in the hopes of making the transition from movie critic to movie maker, much like those of the French New Wave. He has worked in many areas of the movie making process including development, production, post production, publicity and marketing making him a Jack of Film Trades.
Christy Beckert is a Unicorn-Scented Beach Chicken who works as a digital effects artist and motion graphics designer for film and television. She served as Editor on the short film, Here Comes Dr. Tran, and has worked in some capacity on virtually all of Lone Sauage's short films. You can view samples of her work at:
An actor and singer since she was 4, Juni fell in step with the Lone Sausage crew in 2005 and has given up trying to get the smell off of her shoes. Having been a longtime fan of the Beyond Grandpa shorts, Juni is "thrilled to be providing voices" for the character of Leland in DR TRAN. Juni resides in Los Angeles persuing a full-time career in voiceover. You can see Juni onstage at City Garage Theater in Santa Monica or visit her voiceover page at:
Sound Designer Matt Olivo is better known as the guitarist for REPULSION, the most influential grindcore / death metal band of all time. REPULSION formed in 1985 under the name GENOCIDE in Flint, Michigan. Originally influenced by bands such as DISCHARGE, CELTIC FROST / HELLHAMMER and NWOBHM music, the classic line up of Scott Carlson (vocals, bass), Aaron Freeman (guitar), Matt Olivo (guitar) and Dave Grave (drums) recorded the legendary Stench of Burning Death demo in January, 1986.
Gary is a writer and musician who appeared in the live action portion of Dr. Tran. He is the originator of the term "Lone Sausage," and also appears in our film, Roybertito's :60 Second Spot, as the cheese tugging customer.
Paul Chien, better known as the "Actual Asian Male" in Here Comes Dr. Tran, is a good friend and member of Lone Sausage going back over a decade. Paul consulted on the original Beyond Grandpa and has always been a source of inspiration and support.