Jill Gevargizian (CEO) founded Six Tape in 2014 with her directorial debut, Call Girl.
Jill is a director, producer, and writer from Kansas City, Missouri. Much like the protagonist in her latest film, The Stylist, she has been a hairstylist for over a decade. As a child, Gevargizian picked up her dad's camcorder, and the rest is history. In 2012, she decided to bring independent genre films to her hometown by creating a monthly showcase called Slaughter Movie House - that’s still running today. Jill has produced many films outside of her own directorial efforts, including John Pata’s Pity and Brian Lonano’s BFF Girls. Jill didn’t start small. Her first film, Call Girl, starred genre-favorites Laurence Harvey (The Human Centipede II) and Tristan Risk (The Editor, American Mary), and her micro-short Grammy was distributed by CryptTV. The Stylist, starring Najarra Townsend, sliced through the competition, screening at the best genre film festivals across the globe and winning 20 awards, including the Jury Award and Audience Choice at Etheria Film Night 2016.
Najarra Townsend officially joined Sixx Tape as a producer and actress in 2017. Prior to that, she starred in their film, The Stylist. Her compelling performance garnered her 4 awards, including Best Actress at Fantastic Fest 2016 and Monster Fest 2016.
Najarra knew what she wanted to do in life by the time she was three. She started modeling and also performing in local stage productions, continuing to be deeply involved in both theater and musical productions throughout her childhood and teenage years. At ten, she made her big screen debut co-starring in the film Menace. Najarra's performance in the Sundance and Cannes award winning Me and You and Everyone We Know in 2005 drew international notice. She has played the titular character in various films, including: Tru Loved, Marin Blue, Betty I Am and has appeared in various other indie favorites. In 2014, audiences got to see a new side of the actress in the IFC Midnight horror hit Contracted. Najarra hopes to continue to devote her life to these things she loves and that inspire her.
Eric Havens has been a huge part of Sixx Tape since day one. He penned their first film, Call Girl, and collaborated with Jill Gevargizian on their hit, The Stylist.
Eric is an award-winning writer from the Kansas City area. He won “Best Screenplay” at the California Independent Film Festival as well as placing in several other competitions; including placing in the top fifteen-percent in the prestigious Academy Nicholl Fellowships Competition. He has also written two novels, A Message of Hope From the Terminally Depressed, and The Devil and Me, as well as a collection of short stories. When he’s not writing, he spends his time with his wife and daughter, being really thankful he decided to not be a director.