GJ Productions is led by an all-start team of directors, producers, writers, and actors who have decades of experience in the industry.
Former Professional Soccer player, Glenn M. Ratcliffe is a Scottish actor with over thirty years of experience. He trained with the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, American Conservatory Theater, George Shdanoff Technic as well as a number of Independent coaches. He was represented by William Morris with agent Betty Fanning. Special skills include, Improvisation, Dialects, Irish, British, Southern, Scotts and Standard American.
Glenn is currently involved in the making of a Major Motion picture known as TESTED where he will play the role of Enlightened Minister Macintosh, a story by his wife Jayne K Ratcliffe that he co-wrote the screenplay with. He has performed in Film, Television, Theater, Commercials and Voiceovers for shows like Breaking Bad as well as print modelling in magazines and billboards. Glenn has been on the spiritual path for most of his life and has been initiated into various technics around the world. He was initiated by monks in the Quan Yin Technic method of meditation in Taiwan.
Sandra De Sousa
Since winning 1st Prize at the 2003 Eduardo Mata International Conducting Competition, conductor and composer Tomasz Golka has appeared with orchestras in North and South America and Europe to great critical acclaim. As guest conductor, he has appeared with the symphony orchestras of Seattle, Fort Worth, Buffalo, Spoleto Festival USA, Warsaw Philharmonic, Baden-Baden Philharmonic, Sinfonia Varsovia, as well as numerous orchestras throughout Latin America, including those in Xalapa, Mérida, Queretaro, Guadalajara, Boca del Río, Guanajuato, Puebla, Aguascalientes, the OFUNAM in Mexico City, and ), Concepción (Chile), where he was Principal Guest Conductor. He has collaborated with some of the world’s top soloists, including Susan Graham, Alisa Weilerstein, Gary Hoffman, Inon Barnatan, Miriam Fried, Yuval Yaron, Joseph Swensen, and his pianist-brother Adam Golka. The 2018-2019 season included guest conducting engagements throughout Mexico in Chihuahua, Juarez, Monterrey, and Saltillo as well as with the Puerto Rico Symphony. Past positions include Chief Conductor of Colombia National Symphony in Bogotá as well as Music Director of the Lubbock Symphony. He is currently Music Director of Riverside Philharmonic, a virtuoso orchestra made up of the top studio musicians in Hollywood. Golka has served as Cover Conductor for Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Cleveland Orchestra. He was a semi-finalist in the 2010 Solti International Conducting Competition and the 2005 Malko International Conducting competition, where he conducted the Frankfurt Radio Symphony and the Danish Radio Symphony, respectively. A composer of both film and concert works, he was named Composer-in-residence of the 2018 Boulder International Chamber Music Competition, which commissioned his piece “True Green.” He composed scores for the films “Shaking Cup” (2019), “The Dare” (2018), and the web series “Pagan Holidays” (2019). His concert works have been performed by the symphony orchestras of California, El Paso, Williamsport, Boca del Río, and the Suffolk County Festival Orchestra. As a conducting fellow at the 2006 Tanglewood Music Festival, Golka conducted a historic performance of Stravinsky's Soldier's Tale with legendary composers Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter, and John Harbison as narrators – a recording that is now available through the Boston Symphony. He has also recorded Ciranda das sete notas by Heitor Villa-Lobos for Melo Records. He was also a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival in 2002 and has conducted in masterclasses for such esteemed conductors as David Zinman, Yuri Temirkanov, and Daniel Lewis. Born in Warsaw, Poland in 1975, Golka’s family emigrated to Mexico in 1980 and to the United States in 1982. His conducting teachers were David Effron at Indiana University and Gustav Meier at the Peabody Conservatory. He has a Certificate in Film Scoring from the prestigious UCLA Extension Film Scoring Program where he was the recipient of the coveted BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. He also holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in violin performance from Rice University, where his teachers were Sergiu Luca and Kenneth Goldsmith. His other violin teachers included Tadeusz Wronski and Marina Yashvili. He is fluent in Polish, English, and Spanish.
Darryl Marshak began his agency career in 1975 at The Robert Littman Co. where he assisted in representation of mostly actors, writers and directors including: Oliver Reed (Gladiator), Gene Wilder (Blazing Saddles), Teri Garr (Young Frankenstein), James Mason, Lee J. Cobb, Alice Cooper, Sara Miles, Ken Russell, Nic Roeg, Candy Clark, David Bowie, David Puttnam, and Alice Cooper. He also had a hand in packaging pics like “The Deer Hunter,” “Altered States,” “The Man Who Fell to Earth” and “The Woman in Red.”
Later at 20th Century Artists, Marshak represented and molded the careers of Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), Richard Farnsworth (The Silver Fox), Phil Hartman(Saturday Night Live), and Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters). Forming Littman-Marshak-Wyckoff Associates, Marshak represented talent including Robert Patrick (Terminator), Lisa Kudrow (Friends) and Seymour Casell (Dick Tracy).
Marshak then formed Gold Marshak Liedtke Associates (GML) where with partners Bonnie Liedtke and Harry Gold, representing stars like two time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, Leonardo DiCaprio, James Franco, Farrah Fawcett, Pam Grier, Roger Daltrey of the Who, William Shatner, Scott Baio, Leah Remini (King of Queens), Ben, Foster, and many others.
Marshak segued into talent management & production called The Marshak/Zachary Company, representing Robin Givens, Andrew Divoff , Michael Lerner, Alex Rocco, Curtis Armstrong, Eric Martsolf (Emmy winner & 15’ nominee), Carlos Ponce (Cristela) Luke Youngblood, Nicole Gale Anderson(Beauty & The Beast) , Daniel J. Travanti (Hill Street Blues), Dana Davis (Heroes), Sonya Eddy (General Hospital), Meredith Baxter and Donna Mills among others. After the departure of Zachary, Marshak asked Alan Mills, who worked with Marshak for 20 years, to be his fifty-percent partner. The new name of the company is Marshak and Mills.
Darryl Marshak also executive produced “Tiptoes” starring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, Peter Dinklage (from Game Of Thrones), Kate Beckinsale, Gary Oldman and Patricia Arquette. In addition, Darryl Marshak produced “Any Day” starring Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Kate Walsh & Tom.
TESTED: THE MOVIE
A co-production of GJ Productions Group