[ Director • Writer • Producer ] Warren, Ohio native Jim Fogarty is an award winning writer, director and producer of short and feature length narrative and documentary films and television commercials with his company 2 Ticks & The Dog Productions, Inc. A life-long boxing aficionado, Fogarty spent time boxing and training in the ‘90s with former middle-weight contender Rusty Rosenberger before graduating from Bowling Green State University (Film Studies) and UCLA (Screenwriting). Both his formal education and experience along with his knowledge and appreciation of the “sweet science” gives him a unique perspective into the telling of the story that will become “This is Titletown".
E: fogs@2ticksandthedog.com

RAY 'boom boom' MANCINI

[ Producer ] Youngstown, Ohio native and former WBC Lightweight Champion of the World, Ray Mancini electrified crowds in the 1980a and was the first of five world title holders to hail from Youngstown. Since his retirement Ray has gone on to act and produce films with notables like David Mamet, Michael Chiklis and Mickey Rouke. Most recently Ray’s film “The Good Son: The Life of Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini” won two Leo Award’s and is now available On Demand and ITunes


[ Producer ] Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Phil came to Youngstown in the late 1990’s to attend Youngtown State University. A former officer in the United States Army, Phil founded “Defend Youngstown” to inform citizens and support grassroots community activism. He can often be found in downtown Youngstown at his shop Youngstown Nation.


Julie Smith [ Writer • Producer ]
E: julie@2ticksandthedog.com

John Eckard [ Camera • Editor ]
E: eckard@2ticksandthedog.com

Matt Smith [ Camera • Editor ]
E: matt@2ticksandthedog.com

Chris Litton [ Associate Producer ]