Along with co-creating the Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager series (over 150 million views online), Aaron created Obama Plays (Videogames), Christopher Walkenthrough, Beer and Board Games, Hal Thompson, and many other comedy series. He recently created a gaming channel on Youtube called GameSocietyPimps that has over 300,000 subscribers and 50 million views. He makes and directs videos for Machinima and Machinima Respawn. Aaron has successfully created four Kickstarter campaigns and raised over $50,000 for projects on Kickstarter and other sites. He also manages a group of fan pages on Facebook and Twitter (Chad Vader, Hal Thompson, Beer and Board Games, etc.) that have a combined reach into the hundreds of thousands. Aaron likes stories about the zombie apocalypse and Buffalo Trace Bourbon.
Matt Sloan was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. For most of the 1990s his main focus was creative writing, theatre, improv and live sketch comedy. In 2000, he moved to Madison and developed an interest in filmmaking. He is the co-creator of Chad Vader and Co-owner of Blame Society Films. Matt is the voice of Darth Vader in Lucas Arts’ video games, “The Force Unleashed”, The Force Unleashed II”, “Star Wars Kinect” and others. He currently hosts the web series “Welcome To The Basement” — a movie chat show — with Craig Johnson (Chad Vader’s Weird Jimmy).
COURTNEY COLLINS (LIVE SHOW MODERATOR/COORDINATOR)
Courtney Collins is a singer, songwriter, voice actor, video producer, and coordinates and moderates the live shows for Beer And Board Games.
She’s released several recordings as a solo artist, with previous bands, and with frequent collaborator Jeremy Ylvisaker (Andrew Bird, Eyedea, Alpha Consumer), and her music has been reviewed in The Onion AV Club, The Big Takeover, the Wisconsin State Journal and more. As a voice actor, she’s lent her voice to national public service announcements, comedy videos, and corporate narrations.
More importantly, she is the guardian of Baby Cookie, having procured Cookie as a Christmas gift at age 2.
ADAM KORALIK (BEER WENCH/FEUHORBE)
Adam was born in Reno, Nevada on December 8th, 1986 and quickly moved to New York City, New York where he lived for two years until finally moving to Park Ridge, Illinois where he was raised. He attended Eugene Field Elementary School, Emerson Middle School, and then finally graduated from Maine South High School in 2005.
While attending Emerson Middle School he developed an interest in film directing. This interest carried on into high school. In 2002 he was assigned a directing project for an English class that ultimately was very well received by teachers and classmates alike. This was the incident that ultimately convinced him to pursue film as a career.
Adam moved out of Park Ridge and into Chicago in 2005 where he continues to live. He attended Columbia College Chicago as a directing major. Ultimately he graduated in 2009.