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"hags" is our newest short film

from my company, before the door pictures, and the "PERIODS." crew in new york (vq, am, pq, ga, af, and corey moosa, my producing partner) comes "hags".

BEFORE AFTER - bonus content - MATADORS (singing)

Watch Before After

Before After


Many of you have already seen the video, but for those of you who haven't... Check it out. Before After is now LIVE on BEFORE AFTER. And you can DIGG it here.

ETHAN FROME - (from creators of PILGRIMS)

from the creators of PILGRIMS, comes a new short film - EDITH WHARTON'S ETHAN FROME. our friends, creators anna martemucci and victor quinaz, are both working on multiple projects with before the door pictures. along with their team, they wrote and directed this followup to PILGRIMS. news of this new project has already been picked up by new york magazine.


and in case you missed it, PILGRIMS

"Yoda & Me" podcast (ZQ Guest Stars)

Zachary did a guest appearance on "YODA & ME" - a podcast created by and starring Loren Tarquinio and David Hornsby (a fellow CMU alum, and writer/actor on "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia").

Check it out. - YODA & ME


noah quinto

noah and i will be at this saturday.


hollywood's least wanted - charity multimedia exhibition

on saturday, i'm hosting a charity multimedia exhibition, of 3-D photos of rescue dogs, along with my own rescue dog, noah.  the artist, rachel schmeidler is a friend of mine who went to carnegie mellon as well, and asked me to help bring attention to a great cause.

here's the official invitation:



RSVP for Hollywood Least Wanted 3D

November 21, 2009 

Hollywood Least Wanted 3D

4:00 PM Red Carpet Dog Walk

5:00 PM Reception

7:00 PM After Party 

Rivera & Rivera 

1100 S. Hope Street

Los Angeles, California 90015




Please join multimedia artist Rachel Schmeidler and celebrity guests Zachary Quinto 

and other celebs (and their pet dogs) for an evening enjoying a new exhibition of 3D 

modern artwork and fundraising for animals in need. The "Hollywood Least Wanted 

3D" exhibit is Schmeidler's latest work in 3D and will feature anaglyphic 3D 

photographs of dogs and cats "behind bars" in an effort to raise public awareness 

and support for the animals. Also featured at the exhibit are 3D versions 

Schmeidler's "Hollywood Most Wanted" series of celebrity mugshots. Schmeidler's 

work has been featured on CNN, Access Hollywood and US Weekly Magazine. 


Hollywood Least Wanted 3D is catered to raise funds for the City of Los Angeles' 

Animal Services Department as well as to serve as an animal adoption fair.   A 

required donation of $20 includes one raffle ticket to several prize drawings if 

you order online at:  

Raffle prizes will drawn one day before the event on November 20, 2009.  

Please RSVP at  

There is limited space to this event.

In addition to the donation, 50% of the proceeds from the sale of artwork will go 

towards the Department of Animal Services of the City of Los Angeles.



please Join:


t: 323.650.4173
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RSVP with Stephanie Vanderholm,, 303.883.8832.

Carnegie Mellon (CMU) features Before The Door

Zachary's college alma mater has posted an article/interview with Before The Door partners Neal and Corey today on the Carnegie Mellon university homepage.

CLICK HERE to read the article on CMU's website.


Newsarama Interviews Michael McMillian (re: LUCID & Before The Door)

See the blog post on the Before The Door website, about Michael McMillian and our Archaia project with him: LUCID.


LUCID - an original comic book series

The second project from the partnership between Zachary Quinto's Before The Door Pictures and the publisher, Archaia, will be an original comic book series - LUCID: A Matthew Dee Adventure

"LUCID" was created by Michael McMillian, a writer and actor (HBO's "TRUE BLOOD" and many other projects) and a longtime friend of Zachary, Corey, and Neal from their days together at Carnegie Mellon. 

Here is a link to a great interview with ZQ, CM, and ND about the projects and partnership with Archaia with writer Jesse Schedeen over at IGN. 

And another great interview/article from G-Man over at ComicVine.

This early teaser artwork premiered at Comic-Con on July 25th, 2009.



Our nation's prayers have been answered: The stars have aligned and brought us President Jefferson Monday to lead the world into a new Golden Age. After thousands of years of promise... Camelot has returned.

Unfortunately, evil agents of darkness lurking in shadows and high positions of world power aren't willing to call it a day just yet...

Thankfully, the United States Department of Secrets has employed Matthew Dee to protect us. A descendant of Queen Elizabeth I's court magician, John Dee, Matthew is a covert spy and combat mage, trained in the ancient practice of the Mystery School Network, fighting to ensure humanity's freedom from the grip of ancient dark forces.

LUCID, a 4-issue limited series, is an action-packed fantasy for the 21st century drawing inspiration from James Bond, Arthurian Legend, and modern American mythology. 

And here's a video of Michael McMillian and the Before The Door Team (ZQ, CM, ND) talking about "LUCID" on the Archaia panel at Comic-Con.

MR. MURDER IS DEAD - an original graphic novel

The first project from the partnership between Zachary Quinto's Before The Door Pictures and the publisher, Archaia, will be an original graphic novel. 

"MR. MURDER IS DEAD" was created by Victor Quinaz, a New York-based writer and longtime friend of Zachary, Corey, and Neal from their days together at Carnegie Mellon. 



     Old men doing bad things...

     GOULD KANE is long into his retirement as a top cop. He was once the basis for the world famous comic      

     strip detective THE SPOOK. But when a not-so-nice man, once nicknamed MR. MURDER, is found dead, the 

     events that unfold could lead Gould to a new and perhaps even greater profession in his twilight... as a very 

     bad man.

     MR. MURDER IS DEAD lives in several worlds. It's all at once a throwback to the great staples of noir & 

     pulp, while at the same time examining the real-life ramifications of our characters' choices.

Here's a LINK to an article about the partnership with Archaia from ComicBookResources. 

This early cover artwork (by Chris Burnham) premiered at Comic-Con on July 25th, 2009.

Mr_Murder_is_dead.jpgAnd here's a video of Victor Quinaz and the Before The Door Team (ZQ, CM, ND) talking about "MR. MURDER IS DEAD" on the Archaia panel at Comic-Con.

The sneak peeks... # 2

Archaia/BTD sneak peek # 2


Carnegie Mellon Magazine - Cover

Zachary appears on the cover of the magazine for his college alma mater, Carnegie Mellon Today.

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Carnegie Mellon Magazine - Interview

Here's a link to a brand new interview by Rob Owen with Zachary, by the magazine at his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University's School Of Drama. He talks about getting the role of Spock, and talks for the first time publicly about his new production company, Before The Door Pictures, founded with producing partners Corey Moosa and Neal Dodson.

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Before The Door Pictures

Before The Door Pictures officially opened its doors today. It was founded by producing partners Zachary Quinto, Corey Moosa, and Neal Dodson. More news coming soon, as well as a website. Stay tuned...


Barack Obama's Campaign

Watch video of Zachary out in his hometown of Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania speaking to college students as a surrogate for presidential candidate, Barack Obama. Zachary spoke at his alma mater Carnegie Mellon University, and with Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Michael Chabon and actor Kal Penn at the University of Pittsburgh.

Zachary was interviewed by his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon's School Of Drama. CLICK HERE FOR INTERVIEW

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Pittsburgh Magazine - Cover

Zachary appears on the cover of his hometown's magazine - Pittsburgh Magazine. Zachary grew up in Pittsburgh, and also attended college at Carnegie Mellon University's School Of Drama in Pittsburgh.

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