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It's the 1980's and Andy Miller is Head of Security for one of the world's great rock bands. Having arguably the greatest job in the history of rock and roll, Andy struggles to balance his personal and professional lives.

  • Pat Battistini
  • Craig Whittle
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    Television Script
  • Genres:
    Drama, Comedy
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Pat Battistini, Craig Whittle

The writer/director/editor is a native of Merrillville, Indiana. Pat began his career as an actor at the Player’s Workshop of the Second City in Chicago. He continued working in improvisation and eventually performed in over 500 improv shows. Pat suffered having to work for Club Med in their Entertainment Department in places such as St. Lucia, Thailand and Tahiti. Continuing to have fun in Asia, Pat moved to Tokyo where he collaborated with an all Japanese comedy group for two years performing in the Japanese language.
Only making sense, he moved to Miami after his Tokyo gig, where he started his filmmaking career. Pat finally made his way to Los Angeles in the fall of ’98.
In LA, he has written and produced ten short films. His shorts “Sexy Seniors”, “Braggin’ Rights”, and “Three Specials” have all been nominated to at least one film festival as a finalist to their Grand Jury Award. “Lincoln Vs. Bush has been viewed over 81,000 times and has been shown, in controversy, in several other festivals. His short, “Legs To Stand On”, dealing with the disabled, received a
Special Recognition Award at the Los Angeles Italian American Film Awards. His most latest film, “The Serene Heartache” has won two Best Short Film awards respectively.
Pat resides in Santa Clarita with his wife Marnie and his two children, Maggie (17) and Burke (12).

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