Star Crossed Pictures was formed in 2001 by Stephen Palgon during the production of the documentary Star Crossed, The Shakespearean Tragedy of Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden. The documentary was produced independently and then sold to and aired on ESPN. Since that time Star Crossed Pictures has continued to produce work for a wide variety of networks and develop relationships with inspiring collaborators who have helped bring our projects to life. Over the past year, Star Crossed Pictures produced The Ones, a series for the NFL Network on the quarterbacks taken with the #1 draft pick, PAC 12 Classics, a 12 episode series for the launch of the Pac 12 Network, the DVD Road to Victory for NHL Productions about the 1994 Stanley Cup Champion Rangers, as well as the American Family Insurance Go Get Your Dream Challenge with Kathy Ireland, and handled post production on the Royal Carribean Deckathalon. The company has produced branded webisodes in partnership with Mindshare Entertainment including the business reality competition series, Second Chance for Sprint. In 2007 Star Crossed Pictures served as the series producer for the acclaimed series 50 Greatest Moments at Madison Square Garden which won 12 New York Emmy awards. Also for Madison Square Garden, Star Crossed Pictures has produced the documentaries: Spring of 94, Mecca of Boxing, Concert for New York Remembered, Concert for Katrina Remembered, and Lapchick and Sweetwater.

Stephen Palgon

Executive Producer

Stephen Palgon has been working television for over 15 years and during that time has been able to collaborate with many extremely talented editors, producers, writers and DP’s to tell the stories of athletes like Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, Victor Cruz, Joe Lapchick and Sweetwater Clifton and many others. Throughout his time in television […]

Louis Foglia

Louis Foglia joined Star Crossed Pictures in 2011 as a producer and is currently the Director of Development. In that capacity, Louis oversees the company’s original programming initiatives and is responsible for the day-to-day creative operations of the tight-knit Star Crossed team. Prior to joining Star Crossed Pictures, Louis produced a wide range of projects for the NHL, NFL, NCAA, […]

Gary Waksman

In a career spanning three decades, Emmy award winning producer Gary Waksman has delivered over 100-hours of original content across the television and digital landscape. Currently, Waksman just completed his 2nd season lead producing & directing the Emmy award winning series from Showtime Networks Inc. titled, “THE FRANCHISE,” A Season With The Miami Marlins. In 2011, Waksman was the Supervising […]

Santiago Gutierrez

Santiago Gutierrez has been working as an online editor and colorist in the New York City area since 2000. He started his career at the award-winning post-production house Wonderland Productions. He has been working freelance for the past four years with clients such as: 40 Acres and a Mule, MLB Productions, and Star Crossed Pictures just to name a few. He recently […]

Jason E. Grossman

Jason E. Grossman is a theatrical producer and the co-founder of Radio Mouse Entertainment a theater and media production company.  Currently represented on Broadway by the Tony Award-winning Peter and the Starcatcher (winner of 5 Tony Awards), Jason’s recent producing credits include the Broadway limited engagement of The Pee-wee Herman Show and the Olivier Award-nominated West End production of Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, a […]

Gentry Kirby

Gentry Kirby is an Emmy award-winning producer who has worked in numerous areas of the TV industry including studio, long-form documentary, live event and field producing over the past 16 years. He’s produced for a variety of networks ranging from HBO and History Channel to ESPN. His ability to quote movie lines has lessened over the years, but don’t get […]

Anthony Kraus

Noisy Neighbor creates TV, film and commercial motion graphics. Founded by freelance motion designer Anthony Kraus in 2003, Noisy Neighbor has grown to work with top networks and production companies, including MTV, VH1, Discovery, Science Channel, Travel Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, PBS, A&E, Bravo, Bio, HGTV, BET, Food Network and Fuse. In addition to delivering traditional graphics packages, we work […]

Erik McMichael

Erik McMichael loves peanut butter and chocolate ice cream.  And a good burger.  And he loves what he does.  Erik has worked as an editor, producer and writer in television for almost fifteen years.  What started in high school editing student projects with a VCR, that passion endures to today—now just editing bigger projects for bigger audiences than a high […]

Jeremy Phillips

Since 2000, Jeremy Phillips has produced and edited broadcast and digital content for ABC, Pfizer, Whirlpool, CBS, MSG Network, and many other companies.  He has won 3 Emmy’s for his work with Good Morning America.

Kevin Shaw

Director Kevin Shaw produces award-winning documentaries and shows for ESPN, PBS, the NFL Network and the Big Ten Network. In 2010, Shaw’s BTN short documentary on a quadriplegic trying to regain the ability to walk won the Edward R. Murrow Award for sports reporting excellence. His first feature documentary film, the critically acclaimed THE STREET STOPS HERE, debuted on PBS […]