Secret Identity aims to tell compelling stories, support emerging talent and raise the bar for independent film. Secret Identity Productions was formed in 2005 by childhood friends Blayne Weaver and Brandon Barrera.
BLAYNE WEAVERWeaver most recently starred in the acclaimed romantic comedy 6 Month Rule (alongside Martin Starr, Natalie Morales and John Michael Higgins) which he also wrote and directed. Previous films he's written and directed include Weather Girl (with Tricia O'Kelley, Mark Harmon, Jon Cryer and Jane Lynch) and Outside Sales. He also co-wrote Manic (Don Cheadle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel), directed by Jordan Melamed, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
He has appeared in films such as Austin Film Festival Audience Award Winner Junk, Deep Dark Canyon, Official Rejection and The Good Old Boys opposite Tommy Lee Jones. His numerous episodic television credits include ER, NCIS, and The Middleman. He also provided the voice of Peter Pan in the Disney animated feature Return To Never Land. He will next be seen starring in writer/director Paul Osborne's psychological thriller Favor.
A native of Bossier City, Louisiana, Weaver studied acting in New York and at Oxford University, and graduated from UCLA with a degree in English Literature. He currently resides in New York City.
BRANDON BARRERABarrera was born and raised in Bossier City, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in Business, then attended the prestigious MBA program at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
After forming Secret Identity Productions in 2005, Barrera co-wrote, starred-in and executive produced Losing Lois Lane, which garnered immense popularity online. He then played a lead role and was executive producer of SIP's first feature film Outside Sales. Following that film's DVD release, Barrera Executive Produced Weather Girl (Slamdance 2008) which starred Mark Harmon, Jon Cryer, Jane Lynch and Blair Underwood. He went on to produce and star in the instant cult classic, The FP, which was theatrically distributed worldwide by the Alamo Drafthouse. He then produced and acted in 6 Month Rule and Deep Dark Canyon both of which played theatrically before becoming available on DVD and Digital Download.
Most recently Barrera produced the low-budget horror film, Blood Shed starring Bai Ling, which is due to hit theaters next Halloween. His next project, Dawn Patrol directed by Daniel Petrie, Jr (Beverly Hills Cop, Turner and Hooch, The 6th Day) is set to shoot late April.
Barrera currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.