Our Team

Gordon Farrell, Creative Director, is a long-time veteran of award-winning videogames such EMPIRE EARTH, EMPIRES: DAWN OF THE MODERN WORLD, and CAESAR IV. He has worked in every aspect of production including QA, level building, dialogue writing, code writing, voice acting and voice over directing. His extensive background in the performing arts includes an A.A. in speech, a B.F.A. in directing, and an M.F.A. in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. His award-winning mod for CAESAR IV was recently featured in the two leading German videogaming magazines, PC Games Extended, and PC Action Games. Gordon was director of voice acting for DAWN OF FANTASY, the new MMO from Reverie World Studios and 505 Games.

Shane Searles, Audio Designer and Lead Engineer, is an NYC-based songwriter/producer with a rich musical heritage. His mother is a world-renowned classical harpist, and he is also related to Mike Love and Brian Wilson of the seminal pop group The Beach Boys. In his twenties, he worked as a sound engineer at the Portland, Oregon-based Northstar Studios, noted for one of the most extensive sound sample libraries in the world. He’s produced several music albums, both under the moniker of his former band Posterchild, and from solo efforts under his own name. In 2011, he engineered the voice tracks for the new MMO, DAWN OF FANTASY.

Tatiana Gelfand, Visual Designer, has been creating graphic design, Web design, and product branding for many years on both coasts. She is a former Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design at Parson School of Design in New York City. An experienced film and stage director, Tatiana also consults as a Casting Associate for Alternate Worlds, using her extensive contacts in the New York theater and film to help locate and recruit the best voice actors available.

Bruce Winant, Consulting Producer, is the co-founder and director of Loopers Unlimited, a New York-based voice acting studio that specializes in dialogue recording and replacement for major film and television projects. Bruce is currently doing dialogue recording for two hit TV series, Nurse Jackie and Boardwalk Empire. His voice recording work for the Natalie Portman film, Black Swan, was nominated for a Golden Reel Award and he is presently working on Men in Black III.