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Kin Productions: About

The PEOPLE of KIN PRODUCTIONS

Reuben - Creative Producer and Song Writer/Artisit

Reuben MacCalla is the creative, visionary producer, and engineer of all of Livin Out Loud's work. He has lead the way on all the production from their first self titled album "Livin Out Loud" to their current soon to be released album "Take It Easy: A Musical Timecapsule". "Take It Easy" has given Reuben the opportunity to fully explore his RnB production roots. He created much of the original Livin out Loud music, lyrics and vocal arrangements that provide a warmth, energy, and excitement that bring a classic music genre to  today's life. A self-taught musician and composer and a professionally trained sound and film engineer, Reuben draws inspiration from such greats as Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, and the late Marvin Gaye. Reuben also is an outstanding stage performer with a dynamic singing range.  Reuben is also the founder of Audio Lounge Studio, where has done production for various other artists , he has collaborated with producers such as Karl "Tuff Enuff" Brown, 2Darc, and "Kings of Soul" . He also provides studio and "live" engineering for Hollywood Studio activities.  Reuben is a triple threat- Producer-Song Writer-Performer.

Sylvia - Song Writer- Artist- Theater Production

Sylvia has enjoyed an extensive theater career including Broadway hits such as RENT and Hairspray. She has shared the stage with such artists as Jason Alexander and Stephaine J Bloch in They"re playing our song, Reba McIntyre and Brian Stokes Mitchell in South Pacific at the famous Hollywood Bowl and Susan Anton in Best Little Whorehouse in Texas to name a few. Her work in award winning productions like Ray Charles Live, Beehive, and Princess and the Blackeyed Pea round out a fun filled stage career. Sylvia"s talents aren't limited to just theater. She has sung back-ups for music greats ranging from Wynona Judd, Smokey Robinson,Brian McKnight,Queen Latifa,Debbie Gibson and Smashmouth. As a songwriter Sylvia enjoys all styles of music. She is pleased to announce that her latest song Til I get it Right will appear on Terron Brooks upcoming album. Her latest venture SmittenBlu (a corporate entertainment company) with partner Kamilah Marshall has taken off like wildfire. In the first 18 months SmittenBlu has entertained at the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball, The 85th Oscars Governors Ball,PGA Finals Banquet, and The Official Super Bowl TailGate Party. She is also working on a writing project with music legend Artie Butler. Sylvia is proud of her works as Co - Founder of Livinoutloud. Stay tuned for so much more from Sylvia MacCalla.

Thomas MacCalla - CEO Visions In Motion/Executive Producer Kin Productions,

Thomas MacCalla has been a part of the Hollywood community for over 35 years. He is the CEO of Visions in Motion (VIM), an Entertainment Technology Consultancy and publishing company.  VIM is the publishing company for Kin Productions. He is a co founder of Kin Productions with his siblings Sylvia and Reuben MacCalla.  In his consultancy work he has be involved in all areas technical innovation in film and television and has pioneered Entertainment Technology initiatives both in Hollywood and with entertainment related organizations globally in the USA, Europe, Latin America including projects in the UK. He brings his experience in helping direct the business of Kin Productions and their flagship group Livin Out Loud.