Frank Simeone is a San Francisco based Producer and Production Manager of feature length motion pictures, documentaries and commercials. He began his career as a production assistant at Francis Coppola's American Zoetrope and then as a production manager for Lucas Films. Frank's production experience in the studios of American Zoetrope and Lucasfilms has enabled him to produce or manage first features for many independent directors. Some of these first features include Terry Zwigoff's LOUIE BLUIE, NINA TAKES A LOVER and the film festival hit, DREAM WITH THE FISHES. Frank's more recent credits include work on Lucasfilms' PHANTOM MENACE, Ang Lee's THE HULK, BEE SEASON and X MEN III – THE LAST STAND. Frank has had experience working with all the major Hollywood studios and well as the premiere visual effects studios in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Frank is a past officer and current executive member of the San Francisco Coordinating Committee of the Directors Guild of America. He is currently producing TOKYO NIGHTS with Cascade Films, Australia and Kurosawa Productions, Tokyo.