Black Zone: TV-MA series
Story by Jeffrey N Albert & Richard F. Law
Story by Jeffrey N Albert & Richard F. Law
In a swift effort to contain the phenomenon of power outages and mass hysteria, the government quarantines entire cities and regions called "Black Zones". As time goes on, it is clear, the only hope in surviving the emerging gangs, raiders, and lone psychopaths is to flee to military checkpoints or "Yellow Zones".
The year is 2020. Upon impact of a small meteorite, an unexplained pulse of energy hits within the Midwest, disabling power stations and leaving millions in the dark. However, this is only the beginning. As relief organizations step in to bring supplies to those within the radius of the unknown event, a permanent altered behavior has alre
The year is 2020. Upon impact of a small meteorite, an unexplained pulse of energy hits within the Midwest, disabling power stations and leaving millions in the dark. However, this is only the beginning. As relief organizations step in to bring supplies to those within the radius of the unknown event, a permanent altered behavior has already occurred. The change in personalities are subtle at first. Not long after, extreme psychosis and manias begin to surface in around sixty-five percent of the affected population. Close families turn against one another, and chaos ensues. Food and supplies quickly become scarce, and only the strongest or most resourceful of the affected population continue to prosper.
Yet within the chaos, the government discovers evidence of an individual who may have been enhanced by something found at the epicenter of the blast radius. Desperate to uncover the truth of the mysterious item, a private military firm, Echo Company, secretly begins the search. As the public debates continue for months as to how to assis
Yet within the chaos, the government discovers evidence of an individual who may have been enhanced by something found at the epicenter of the blast radius. Desperate to uncover the truth of the mysterious item, a private military firm, Echo Company, secretly begins the search. As the public debates continue for months as to how to assist those trapped in the Black Zones. Echo Company, under the leadership of the ruthless Commander Blake, charges headlong into the heart of the madness – always on the heels of the lone man who may hold all the answers to humanities greatest questions.
Writer, Director, Executive Producer
Author, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director for World of Kohr, LLC (11 book series: The First Chronicles of Kohr), Jeff is also an owner and partner of Black Zone Productions, LLC.
He started making films at the age of 10 years using a Super 8mm format. Later, Jeff joined the Thespians Society where he won acting awards in theatre. From there, he went on to junior college for two years and studied Music and Business Management. After transferring to Central Missouri University, Jeff majored in Literature and Photography. Immediately after college, he opened a successful portrait studio where he won awards for fashion photography.
With the incoming digital age, Jeff made the switch to screenwriting and novels – writing an exhilarating twelve book, full-length fantasy series, that has received excellent reviews. He has completed screenplays for three large budget films that are currently approved and in a funding queue, merely awaiting distribution. (Olympus Reign, The Last Immortals, and Omega 1). Jeff has also produced, wrote, and directed, several short films (Becoming Rachel, The Pendent, and Hope Lost) since his time spent in Hollywood, where he had offices at Sunset Gower Studios. He later moved to Beverly Hills, and partnered for a time with Metropolitan distribution company to learn more about his craft.
His current project is an original television series, (Black Zone) set to begin shooting in the Winter of 2019.
Second Unit Director, Stunt Coordinator
After serving in the United States Army as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant on an Operational Detachment "A" team during Operation Desert Storm, where he served as a sniper, Matt decided to try his hand at acting and motion picture stunt work as he had before his time in the service. For the past 15 years, he has performed stunts, stunt coordinated, and acted along with working as a second unit director.
Since serving in the Gulf War Matt did another "tour" of duty in the Army reserves. In this time he was assigned or attached to Army Special Operations, the JFK Special Warfare Center, USMC Basic Reconnaissance Course, and he finished up his 6 year tour in the reserves with Detachment 219, Naval Special Warfare Group 1 in October of 2004 when he received an Honorable Discharge. Oddly enough his tour ended while he was in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He also returned from Iraq in April 2005, where he was working as a professional military contractor.
Retired Team Leader for US Fugitive Task Force and former military contractor with Blackwater, Richard is the CEO of Shadow Productions and an owner and partner of Black Zone Productions, LLC.
He has been involved with Production, Distribution, Financing, Acting and Stunts in film and television since 1987. He has produced or acted in several feature films, but is most well known for his stunt work in Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron. He is most well known as an Executive Producer for films such as: The Pendant, Men of Respect, Eye of the Hunter, The Last Immortals, Two Wrongs, and The Pizza Connection. Continuing on to his list, Richard took home four awards as an Executive Producer for the film You Better Run at the San Diego Film Festival. Other credits include: Captain America: The First Avenger, Mad Money, Righteous Kill, Good Fellas, Streets of Blood, Rivka and Help Me Kill Me.
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