Brian von Prong has been studying acting and has acted in movies, Indie films and TV for over two decades. He has modeled for runway, print and commercials. Brian has passed the professional exams for the Institute of Corporate Secretaries and Administrators, has earned a Bachelor of Arts in History, Economics and English and a Bachelor of Education, (University of Western Ontario, ON), a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Accounting, (University of Windsor, ON) and a Bachelor of Law, (University of London, UK). He has taught high school business courses, produced the school plays and coached football, lectured in business at college level, been a law office Manager and Comptroller and a company Managing Director. He worked for a year in a film studio learning the technical side of the business.
Brian gives lectures to Indie/Independent video producers and filmmakers discussing the business side of the entertainment business, especially the need for signed contracts on all projects. Brian created the legal web site IndependentFilmmakerContracts.com that has instant down-loadable contracts for video and filmmakers. The accompanying website ScripttoSales.com is a free, down-loadable, fill-in-the-blanks guide to the use of contracts in the film and video business. He developed the music website MusicLegalContracts.com educating the music industry players regarding necessary contracts and providing instant down-loadable contracts that protect music Rights.
Brian created the character Manfreed, the cooking teacher. He developed the series, produces and directs the online cooking show videos for the website ManfreedintheKitchen.com, a cooking series for kids, beginner cooks and new cooks. Brian designed, built and painted the set and edits the videos. All the cooking videos are shot in one take. A Saturday live webcast is planned for the near future.
Brian keeps fit by walking, weight-training, martial arts and “watching the proportion size” during meals. He enjoys cooking, gardening and golfing. Married for over three decades to Corinne, they have taken several years off together to travel through the UK, Ireland, Europe, Africa and North America, enjoying their hobby of photography, experiencing cultures and tasting foods. They have lived in Bermuda, Durban, Nairobi, San Francisco CA, Clearwater FL, and Victoria, BC.