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meet
our team

  • Brian Biegel
    Executive Producer/Director 
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    Mr. Biegel is a multi-award winning documentary writer, director and producer. His doc, Miracle Ball: My Hunt for the Shot Heard 'Round the World, made its worldwide TV debut in 2012 on Discovery Communications.Since then he's created and directed films and docu-series' for ESPN and Smithsonian Channel.

    In 2009, Random House published Mr. Biegel's hybrid memoir/non-fiction investigative tale based on his experience making Miracle Ball. While the book revisits several elements of the documentary, it also includes every remarkable twist and turn Mr. Biegel personally endured over the course of solving one of the greatest sports mysteries of all-time—where has Bobby Thomson’s famous home run baseball been hidden since 1951?

    *The Motion Picture rights for the Miracle Ball franchise have been optioned. John J. McLaughlin, the screenwriter of "The Black Swan" & "Hitchcock" (with Anthony Hopkins), is attached to write the screenplay with Mr. Biegel.

    Biegel is a pioneer in the sports memorabilia industry. He was the first journalist to cover the sports collectibles market full time while at the Fairchild Publications magazine Sportstyle, beginning in 1988. Additionally, he was the first person to conceive the idea of incorporating forensic science as a means of searching for missing sports artifacts...some which date back to the turn of the 20th century.

    He's written for such networks as ABC TV and USA Network. He's also a freelance contributor at the New York Times, Daily News, ESPN The Magazine and Newsday.

    • Biegel directed a 30 for 30 called The Counterfeiter, for ESPN (TBD).
    • He also created and is Executive Producer of the Sports Detectives, a docu-series debuting April 24th, 2016 on the Smithsonian Channel. The series is based on the concept of the show is based on the documentary and book, Miracle Ball.
    • Biegel has several projects in development with seveal production companies on both coasts and is gearing up to write his second non-fiction book.

    Mr. Biegel lives in his hometown of New York City.

  • Myra Madnick
    Director of Business Affairs 
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    Ms. Madnick's career has included managing business affairs for more than 30 years in the entertainment and publishing industries. She is also a published author. Her expertise in business management and communications, as well as production development, is one of the cornerstones of Odyssey Entertainment’s success.

    She brings a wealth of experience to develop TV programs and one-off documentaries.

    Before working in the entertainment industry, Ms. Madnick acted as Executive Director of a national not-for-profit organization where she was responsible for program objectives that included a national network of affiliated organizations, marketing and fundraising goals, as well as an aggressive research and public policy agenda.

    Ms. Madnick holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree from The College of New Jersey and lives with her husband, Zave, near Asbury Park, New Jersey.

  • Gregg Schor
    General Counsel 
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    Mr. Schor joined Odyssey in 2011 and is responsible for in-house legal work at the company. An attorney with 20 years of private practice and executive management experience, Mr. Schor received his J.D. degree from St. John's University School of Law in 1990 and received a diploma from the University of San Diego Institute on International and Comparative Law for study in the former Soviet Union and Poland.

    Mr. Schor is admitted to the Bars of New York, Connecticut and the District of Columbia, and has been a member of the American Corporate Counsel Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the American Electronics Association, the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs.

    Mr. Schor is also the CEO and founding partner of General Counsel Solutions

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  • Robert Harris
    Executive Producer 
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    Robert Harris entered into a partnership with Odyssey in 2012. As the Executive Producer of the 2014 feature film "The Monkey King" Harris saw the Chinese-based production break all box office records in China, bringing in 56 million dollars opening weekend.

    Mr. Harris began his career in TV journalism at CBS and ABC. He went on to spend over 17 years at MCA Inc, eventually becoming President of Universal Television and MCA’s worldwide Television Group. He managed the creation, sale and production of more than fifty TV series including such well-known hits as Magnum P.I.; Murder, She Wrote; The A-Team; and Miami Vice. Mr. Harris also served as President, Motion Pictures-Television of Imagine Films Entertainment, Inc. and President and CEO of Harris & Company and Harris Entertainment, Inc., his two independent production companies. In these positions he was involved in the development and production of numerous motion pictures and original cable movies, including Paramount/Sony’s The Indian in the Cupboard, Universal’s Kindergarten Cop, Parenthood, and The Dream Team, and Showtime’s award winning The Killing Yard and National Lampoon’s Dad’s Week Off.

    Mr. Harris earned a reputation as a pioneer and innovator in developing and producing content for emerging media, including premium and basic cable, DVD and the internet. He was responsible for Dream On one of HBO’s early series successes and for scores of original movies and series for USA and SciFi. In addition to producing series and films for TV and theatrical distribution at Odyssey, Mr. Harris is currently involved in the development of major movie and TV studio facilities with Televerse Studios in Fairfield County, CT.