Paolo Bitanga

Dante Close

Royce Dunmore

Son Duong

Tara Edwards

Dennis Hu

Dominic Miller

Kayla Wong

TEAM

Meet the Players

In 2011, a team of film students began producing independent films and fun videos as Mochi Productions. In 2014, they formed 8-Player Pictures— a company that continues to grow and produce a range of creatively original and commercial content.


PAOLO BITANGA
CEO + Founder

Origins

Manila, Phillipines

Abilities

Screenwriter, Director, Editor

Specials

Breakdancing, Board games, Comic books, Collecting Mondo posters,
Children’s writing


DANTE CLOSE
Founder + Director
of Production Supervision

Origins

Jersey City, New Jersey

Abilities

Gaffer, Shooting and Construction Key
Grip, Unit Production Manager

Specials

Lightsaber choreographer, Quidditch
player, Sindarin


ROYCE DUNMORE
Director of Development

Origins

Suitland, Maryland

Abilities

Director, Script Supervisor, Producer

Specials

Drawing, Poetry, Music, Comic books,
novels


SON DUONG
Director of Operations

Origins

Hong Kong, China

Abilities

Director, Actor, Animator, Editor, Videographer, Gaffer/Grip

Specials

Comic books, Dancing, Drawing, Karaoking

TARA EDWARDS
Story Manager

Origins

Dayton, Ohio

Abilities

Screenwriter, Story Supervisor

Specials

Books, TV, Kpop, Anime, Karaoke


DENNIS HU
Founder + Director
of Post-Production

Origins

Columbia, Maryland

Abilities

Sound Mixer, Sound Designer, VFX Artist, Editor

Specials

Snowboarding, Cooking, Video games, Gundam models


DOMINIC MILLER
Founder + Director
of Human Resources

Origins

New Canaan, Connecticut

Abilities

Cinematographer, Gaffer, Colorist

Specials

Doodling, Making people laugh, Bass guitar


KAYLA WONG
Brand Manager

Origins

Seattle, Washington

Abilities

Producer, Director, Assistant Director,
Script Supervisor

Specials

Tetris, Trivia, Laugh-crying