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M 4' s  C R E A T I V E   T E A M

Eric Luke

a founder and member of the creative team for MetaFour Productions, has worked in the entertainment industry for twenty-five years as a writer, director, and producer for Paramount, Disney, MGM, and Fox. His credits include the screenplay for the Paramount feature film Explorers, and directing the top-rated Disney TV movies, Not Quite Human II and Still Not Quite Human.

His producing/directing work in the education field has garnered an Aegis Award for his documentary My So-Called Digital Life, broadcast on PBS. Mr. Luke co-produced, scripted, and edited the federally funded MATRIX Numericon series in addition to composing and performing the soundtrack. Other projects include the score and lyrics for the off-Broadway musicals Fools In Love and Tempest Toss'd. 

Eric has volunteered for many years doing voice-over for books-on-tape for the Braille Institute. He is the co-creator, co-producer, and co-writer of the award-winning podcast, Extruding America, and author of the experimental meta audiobook, Interference.  

Bruce Dean

member of the creative team and founder of MetaFour Productions, has worked as an exhibiting artist, editorial, corporate and advertising illustrator, international poster artist and art director for over thirty years. As an illustrator he received a silver medal from The Society of Illustrators and numerous awards of merit from national and international publications. His fine art posters and illustrations have been featured in many books and magazines. He has participated in over thirty gallery exhibitions nation-wide.

Bruce currently teaches advanced painting at Mount St. Mary's College and taught secondary students for nine years in the Summer Academic Enrichment Program at California State University, Northridge. He frequently hosts studio visits for high school and university classes. 

Mr. Dean has art directed and designed sets for off-Broadway theater in New York City. Bruce was the creative director and lead artist for Intelligent Life Games, an online game company, and the art director, artist, co-producer and co-writer for the MATRIX Numericon series, which was funded by a federal Star Schools grant. You can see his work at

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