Gene Greenlees was raised in Austin, Texas and began snapping pictures in 1972, at the age of 10 with a Kodak Instamatic. He now has over 50,000 photos and slides to his credit. In 1977, at the age of 15, he started his film education at Lanier High School in Austin, Texas, shooting and editing 8 & 16mm short movies.  He began flight school that same year.
Dr. Greenlees graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, with a B.S. in Physics/Education in 1985.  While in college, he worked for Texas Instruments and IBM in Austin, Texas.
He began his military career as an Air Force officer and flyer in 1985, and flew until he was accepted into Medical School at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.  He went on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
After medical school graduation in 1996, Dr. Greenlees began dreaming and writing complete screenplays. In 1999 he edited 7 short movies.  After a medical relief trip to Banda Aceh, Indonesia in 2005, he was motivated with his wife Wendy, to write their first feature length screenplay, entitled “the Emerald coasT project…”. In 2006 he founded Z-Flight Productions and began shooting the movie we now know as “the PARALYZING AGENT.”  Dr. Greenlees directed, produced and edited the movie with the help of his wife Wendy, with a great cast and minimal crew.
Gene continues to practice as a part time anesthesiologist and cosmetic laser physician.  He and his wife have no children, but have a Yorkie named “Cricket” that also starred in the movie.  He's a commercial-instrument rated pilot. He's also a ham radio operator (Amateur Extra - KD5ANB).
Since finishing "the PARALYZING AGENT", Gene began writing music and lyrics and has just finished his screenplay "Oysters, Carlene and Buford" set in East Texas.


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