Dr. Helen Smith, Executive Producer and Writer

Dr. Helen Smith is a forensic psychologist in Knoxville. She has a PhD from the University Of Tennessee and masters' degrees from the New School for Social Research and the City University of New York. She has evaluated over 5000 mentally disturbed adults and children from Harlem, New York to rural Tennessee and acted as an expert in various murder trials. She has appeared in numerous television and radio shows (including Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, The Learning Channel, Discovery and Montel Williams) to discuss the topic of violence. She is the author of The Scarred Heart: Understanding and Identifying Kids Who Kill.  Six is her first full length documentary film.

Roman Karpynec, Director

Born in Buffalo, NY and a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Roman Karpynec began his career in film while studying theater in Edinburgh, Scotland. He subsequently served as executive producer and main actor in the British Independent film, "Reckoning Day." Six marks Karpynec's directional debut. Email:

Brandon Ward, Producer

A native of eastern Tennessee, Brandon Ward has been active in film and video on both local and national levels. He has produced television commercials, music videos, and short films. Six is his first journey into documentary film making. Email:

Glenn Reynolds, Creative Consultant

Glenn Reynolds is Professor of Law at The University of Tennessee. He is the author of numerous books and music CD's. He is a regular writer for Fox News, TechCentral Station, and MSNBC.


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