Bjørn Johnson


Bjørn Johnson has been training actors for over twenty years in New York and Los Angeles. His credits include teaching on the faculties ofCircle-in-the-Square Professional Training Workshop, the Julliard School of Drama and Opera Programs, and NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Bjørn apprenticed to B.H. Barry for seven years, ran Michael Kahn's private acting studio for three years, and has studied with Larry Moss since 1979.

Bjørn continues to work as actor and director himself, drawing from his extensive background on Broadway, Off-Broadway, leading regional theater, television, and film. After coaching actors in LA for ten years, Bjørn opened his own studio in the year 2001. With his expertise and seasoned experience, Bjørn created a unique atmosphere for his students allowing them to drop their defenses, break through to higher levels, and most importantly teaching them how to overcome obstacles and succeed in all methods of acting. His refreshing style and honest feedback keep his studio growing with loyal working actors.



George Hamilton is a young British Producer/Director working on both sides of ‘The Pond’. George made the move to New York in 2007. 2008, was a busy year, amongst other projects George Line Produced Open Air, a short film by Writer/Producer David Patterson (Bridge to Teribithia, Love Ludlow), which to date has been accepted into over fifteen festivals. George also produced Alejandro Sescosse’s Heartland, which has been accepted into the Cannes Film Market and short listed for the Cannes Film Festival 2009. George produced Lucy Patrick Ward’s Meeting Mr. Tiller, (finishing Post-production) as well as producing and writing his directorial debut HomeTown, currently under festival submission. In 2009 George is also producing The Reward, penned by British Playwright Joel Horwood and Grand Prize Winner of the 2008 Red Connector competition. It is set to shoot in July 2009. George is working with Edward and First Line on developing several of their latest projects and is an associate producer on Jeremy Workman’s The Hunt (written by Bass, Workman and Judd Bloch). George is Co-producing Belle, First Line’s flagship project, currently in pre-production.

Matthew Assante


Matthew Assante is an exciting, talented young actor. Matt also works in top level events and club promotions. Matt works in conjunction with First Line co-ordinating publicity and promotional events for the company.