Rebellium Films was founded in 2019 by two industry veterans, Randy Wayne and Talia Bella, who merged their strengths and relocated from Los Angeles to Oklahoma to provide the state with much needed production services and support. Thirteen films later, including selections at Sundance, Tribeca, and SXSW film festivals, Rebellium has not only brought a fresh perspective but has also provided a platform for local talent, contributing to the growth and enrichment of the state's vibrant film community.
One of the key pillars that sets Rebellium Films apart is their vast knowledge and access to thousands of locations, and an intricate understanding of diverse locales, spanning from urban landscapes to untamed wilderness, ensuring that filmmakers have the freedom to curate the perfect backdrop for their stories.
Beyond their expertise in location scouting, Rebellium has become synonymous with being industry leaders on the state's incentive programs. Their in-depth knowledge and strategic insights into these programs enable filmmakers to navigate the complex world of funding and rebates, maximizing their financial resources and turning visions into reality.
With an unyielding commitment to excellence, a global outlook, and the heartland spirit, Rebellium Films is redefining the boundaries of cinematic storytelling and cementing its place as a trailblazer in the industry.
Randy is a multi-faceted producer specializing in a wide variety of independent feature films. He began his career as an actor in 2003. To date, he has appeared or starred in over 100 feature films and television series, including playing Luke Duke in the Universal Pictures prequel, The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning. After 18 years of acting and producing in Los Angeles, he moved back to his hometown of Oklahoma City, to provide experienced and professional production services for productions seeking to film in Oklahoma.
His producing credits include Rudderless, directed by William H Macy, starring Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez, Lawrence Fishburne, and Jamie Chung, as well as Trust Me, directed by Clark Gregg, starring Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney, Amanda Peet, Neicy Nash, Molly Shannon, Felicity Huffman, William H Macy and Clark Gregg, to name a few. Randy is more than a producer and actor, he consistently works as a UPM and Location Manager. Providing Location Services most recently for Wild Indian, starring Kate Bosworth, Jesse Eisenberg, Chaske Spencer and Michael Greyeyes, and Enslaved By Ducks, directed by David Hunt, starring Ashley Tisdale, Joseph Mazzello, Nash Grier, and Neil Flynn.
As an Oklahoma native, Randy has a lot of state pride and wants nothing more than to provide filmmakers with a seamless and enjoyable production in his home state.
Talia Bella is a dynamic and award-winning producer who has left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. Born in the vibrant city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Talia's journey to the silver screen began when she immigrated to the United States in 2001. Since then, she has become a force majeure in the industry, with over 100 acclaimed commercials under her belt. Her innovative approach and creative eye have earned her prestigious awards including The Telly, Clio, and the coveted Grand Prix.
In 2019, she turned a fresh page in her illustrious career and moved to Oklahoma. Alongside acclaimed actor and producer Randy Wayne, Talia co-founded Rebellium Films, a forward-thinking production and production services company. This venture quickly became a beacon for cinematic excellence in Oklahoma. In just a short span, she has produced 13 groundbreaking films and provided production services for dozens more, with selections at high-profile film festivals like Sundance, Tribeca, and SXSW.
Talia Bella's journey is a testament to her tenacity, creativity, and dedication to her craft. Her achievements not only reflect her exceptional skills as a producer but also her unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of storytelling. Through Rebellium Films, she continues to foster a culture of innovation and excellence, propelling the film industry forward one project at a time.
Kahlie Metz is a storyteller of many hats. A graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, she spent almost a decade in Los Angeles as an actor, later studying at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and Gordon Hunt Studios. While tasked with creating a short film for a class project, she got bit by the filmmaking bug and hasn’t looked back. Excited by the budding Oklahoma film scene, she made the move to Tulsa in 2021 and immediately landed a Director’s Mentorship. She also holds a Professional Certificate in Screenwriting from Act One Hollywood. She is honored to be part of the thriving and familial Oklahoma film industry, and believes that storytelling is a sacred art form that has the power to change the world.