President of Production
Brian Presley is an experienced producer, actor, writer, and director. After finding success as an actor, Brian first produced TOUCHBACK, with Kurt Russell and Melanie Lynsey, and ONCE FALLEN with Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Taraji Henson, Alison Eastwood, Peter Greene and Peter Weller.
Brian also completed STREETS OF BLOOD with Val Kilmer and Sharon Stone, which was released in 2009. Brian starred in HOME OF THE BRAVE for MGM with Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica Biel, Chad Michael Murray, Christina Ricci and Curtis “50-Cent” Jackson. He has also starred in BORDERLAND for Lions Gate Films alongside Sean Astin. Additionally, Brian attended the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.
Brian has managed and shadowed many award-winning directors such as Irwin Winkler, producer of GOOD FELLAS and RAGING BULL. Brian wrote, starred in, directed, and produced THE GREAT ALASKAN RACE, with Treat Williams, Bruce Davison, Brad Leland, Brea Bee, and Henry Thomas, which was released theatrically in October 2019. Most recently, Brian has completed the filming of his original screenplay THE ORPHAN TRAIN, starring Brad Leland, Matt McCoy, Lew Temple, Craig Tate, and Natalie Whittle, which is set to release later this year.
Christian Sosa is a producer and graduate of the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance. In 2007, Sosa co-developed an independent film slate to finance and produce feature films in Texas. In 2013, Sosa Co-Executive Produced Julio Quintana’s film in Puerto Rico, THE VESSEL, starring Martin Sheen and Executive Produced by Terrence Malick and Sarah Green. Shortly after, Sosa successfully green-lit AGE OUT starring Tye Sheridan, Imogen Poots, Jeffrey Wright and Caleb Landry Jones that made its world premiere at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, it’s Chinese premiere at Shanghai International Film Festival winning 2 awards – Best Actor and Best Cinematography, and it’s European premiere at 44th Deauville American Film Festival and produced Henry Butash’s directing debut, THE ATLANTIC CITY STORY, starring Jessica Hecht, Mike Faist, and Gary Wilmes. Sosa recently Executive Produced THE GREAT ALASKAN RACE, and produced THE ORPHAN TRAIN with writer/director/producer Brian Presley. Sosa is on the P12 Films executive team involved in structuring inspirational films for financing, production and distribution opportunities for a global audience.
Tim Cavanaugh is a producer, who brings to Rebel Road his over twenty years of solid entertainment industry experience. He’s primarily known for his expertise in film budgeting, production, and distribution. Tim also counts among his well-established industry relationships many prominent independent studio executives, directors, and actors. In 2002, he collaborated with award-winning Cinematographer Andrzej Sekula and made THE PLEASURE DRIVERS starring Angus McFadden, Lauren Holly and Billy Zane. Some of Tim’s other producer credits include 2013’s RAGE, DRAWING OUT GENIUS, and RETURN TO FOREVER: INSIDE THE MUSIC.
As Head of Production at Creative Entertainment Group, Tim supervised and line-produced more than 75 film and video productions. In 2009, he produced Adam Mason’s award-winning film BLOOD RIVER.
Tim initially met Brian when he worked as Executive Producer on THE USS INDIANAPOLIS: MEN OF COURAGE starring Nicolas Cage. This year, Tim joined the team behind Rebel Road Entertainment’s most recent feature THE ORPHAN TRAIN as a producer and is looking forward to continuing to work with the company on many other impactful independent films.