Team

Michael B. Davis (President)

 Michael Davis started Uptone Pictures a dynamic
full service production and post Production Company,
with the vision to assist producers in developing,
producing and distributing the highest quality product
possible. Uptone has produced and released a number
of feature films including: BOX CUTTER, A LONG WAY OFF,
DESTINY ROAD, DON’TPASS ME BY and UNION BOUND and
the SCENT OF RAIN AND LIGHTING.
 However, Uptone produces more than just feature films. 
In 2015, Uptone Pictures set up shop in its present studio
complex allowing for a variety of new menu options including
sound stages, green screen and a creative environment. 
Uptone currently produces several Television Shows on
a weekly basis out of the new complex as well as providing
support services like full editorial, closed captioning,colorization  
and other post production services to producers and production companies.
Michael is a native of São Paulo Brazil and speaks 3
languages fluently. His leadership, creative insight,
visionary abilities, and international network of strategic
partners form the foundation of his success in the
entertainment industry.

Jack Eagen (Manager)

Jack Eagen is a Story Teller, by any media necessary. Jack attended North Carolina School on the Arts where he was able to dive into the world of editing. After more than fifteen years of editing film and video he has become very accustomed to cross work flows involving Avid, Final Cut, Premiere among others.
He received a Bachelors in Print Media and minored in Film at Western Carolina University. After graduation he moved to Asheville, NC to start Down Poor Pictures. The company produced several intricate shorts and handled freelance special effects. In 2009 produced Jack’s first feature film “Ringside Rosary”, which he wrote and directed. He then teamed up with his business partner, Sam Spragins in 2010 to produce his second feature film in 2011, an adaptation of Jack’s novel “Corners”.
Jack he directed and produced music videos, commercials, and psa’s. He was also honored to be incorporated into the safety crew for the live stunt show performed at Action Fest for two years in a row with ACTION P.A.C.. Having worked closely with stunt and special effect teams has been an intricate part of Jack’s continuing success as a producer and popularity with his crews as a Director.  Jack Joined Uptone In 2014 as the senior editor and has been involved in editing several feature filmes, shorts, and a variety of other content. He also manages the Uptone editorial team.

Ryan O’Quinn  (co producer)

Is an film and television actor and producer. He is the President of Damascus Road Productions, a Los-Angeles-based film and television production company specializing in family content.

In addition to comedy stages and festival events around the country, O’Quinn is known for memorable roles in television shows including Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Alias(2001), JAG (1995), ER (1994), Melrose Place (1992), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) and feature films such as “Starship Troopers” and “That Thing You Do” directed by ‘Tom Hanks’_

O’Quinn’s improv-comedy background aided his venture into the arena of online videos. Television and radio stations around the world have featured his characters on their websites and broadcasts. Two popular recent video to go viral were “Dads Respond to Disney’s ‘Frozen'” and “Never Seen Star Wars”. His comedy shorts were recently featured on “Good Morning America”, “Today”, “Fox and Friends”, “Access Hollywood”, “Inside Edition”, Bravo TV’s “Outrageous & Contagious Viral Videos”, the CW’s “Online Nation” and was named YouTube Star of the Moment and YouTube Star of the Month by G4 network. His comedy production team has reached millions through Internet and television distribution and have earned honors from various web portals such as YouTube including Most Viewed, Top Rated, Most Discussed, Top Favorites, Most Linked and #1 Comedy.
He speaks to tens of thousands annually and some credits include Disney’s Night of Joy, Lifest, FishFest, SpiritSong, KingsFest, AtlantaFest, Six Flags Celebration and an emcee for Willow Creek’s Global Leadership Summit.

O’Quinn and Damascus road have partnered together with Michael Davis and Uptone Pictures to bring several projects to the big screen.