MISHA CALVERT (EDDIE)
Misha Calvert is a New York-based actor with a history of self-producing. She studied drama at the Colorado College where she formed her own theater company and later went on to train at The Studio/New York in their two year conservatory. Off-Broadway acting credits include The Crucible, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and Psycho Beach Party. She plays the lead role in a web series entitled Tinder is the Night which is currently on the TV and web festival circuit. She also played a recurring role on four episodes of the Emmy Award-winning TV show A Crime to Remember. www.mishacalvert.com
MARGARET JUDSON (EVA)
Margaret Judson can be seen regularly on The Newsroom (2012), an HBO drama. It’s the brain-child of Academy Award-winner Aaron Sorkin and produced by Scott Rudin, Alan Poul and Greg Mottola. Margaret was hand-picked by Aaron Sorkin to leave cable news at MSNBC and move into the role of Tess Westin.
MANINI GUPTA (LUCY)
Manini Gupta holds a theatre degree from Northwestern University. Television credits include Law & Order: SVU, I Love You But I Lied, and the film Loitering with Intent. Theatre credits include the role of Trish in Taylor Mac’s OKAY, Mindy Kaling’s Matt & Ben, and the Off-Broadway run of Orphans and Outsiders. Voiceover and commercial credits include Oreo, Warner’s, and Arkham 2017 Batman video game. She can be seen next in the upcoming Berlanti Productions television show, YOU, premiering this fall.
CHRISTINA TOTH (CHANDALEER)
Christina Toth is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. Her latest projects include LAZARUS (New York Theatre Workshop) and WARDA (Théâtre Le Rideau, Belgium). She appeared in HBO’S Boardwalk Empire (Co-Star) and Discovery’s A Crime To Remember (Guest Star). She recently was seen Off-Broadway in a revival production of The Woolgatherer directed by Chazz Palminteri (Best Actress nomination at the Planet Connections Festivity Awards). Currently shooting season 6 of Orange Is The New Black (recurring).
MICHELLE CUTOLO (DIRECTOR)
Michelle Cutolo is a NYC-based director with an emphasis on clever, funny, and creative work. Michelle recently directed half-hour comedy pilots Riding the D with Dr. Seeds, and Lilly and Anne and several episodes for the comedy series’ Matza Pizza and RosaBaby Comedy. She has also directed commercial spots for The Container Store, Buick, iSmart Alarm, and LensCrafters. Her music video work has been featured in Rolling Stone. She's acquired the experience to direct quality narratives, and name talent such as Evelina Barry, Ellie Kemper, and Amy Helm, among others.
CARA YEATES FOR TRIGGER CREATIVE (PRODUCER)
Cara started working in theater touring four critically acclaimed one-woman shows across North America. She's worked on Film Society of Lincoln Center's NY Film Festival, MoMA Film and New Directors/New Films. As Partner at Trigger Creative she produced their first feature, The 3 Metamorphoses.
Trigger Creative is boutique production company in New York/LA. They produce a wide range of content from corporate and commercial videos to narrative. www.triggercr.com
Founder and Festival Director Hollywood Shorts Filmfest (est. Oct 1998). Producer 2016 HBO Access Diversity Program. Associate Short Film Programmer 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Associate Short Film Programmer 2012-2014 LA Film Festival. Associate Short Film Programmer 2014 FICG in LA (Guadalajara International Film Festival). Her company Griffith Place Films develops and produces original film, TV and digital content for new media, transmedia and multiplatform distribution and VOD. www.blog.hollywoodshorts.com
SETH HAGENSTEIN (CINEMATOGRAPHER)
Seth is a New York based Director, Writer, and DP. He went to NYU film school, graduating with a 3.9 GPA. He was also one of the early adopters of that Red One Camera, and ever since then has fallen deeper down that rabbit hole as you can see by the “EQUIPMENT” tab on his website. Since then he's mainly been trying to balance that work-hard / play-hard seesaw, occasionally falling over from time to time. You can check out more at www.shagenstein.com
ROMAN MOLINO DUNN
Roman Molino Dunn is a composer and commercial music producer at Mirrortone Studios and Hire A Composer in New York City. He is also owns The Music Transcriber, a firm that provides music solutions, specializing in sheet music preparation and music software development. He graduated with an accelerated BA/MA from Hunter College, New York, attaining his undergraduate degree in music theory and his Master’s degree in music composition in four years. www.mirrortone.com
Backed with over 15 years of casting experience, Brette’s work includes projects for the following networks and production companies: Bravo, USA, VH1, Lifetime Network, Nickelodeon, PBS, TruTV, Original Media, and TV Land. Based in New York City. www.brettegoldstein.com
Kerry Lacy is an artist, actor and filmmaker raised in Los Angeles and has spent her entire adult life in New York City. She grew up studying theatre and martial arts before moving to the east coast to study at NYU’s Tish and The New School. She is a proud student of UCB and member of The Filmshop where she is developing a very exciting project about a female vigilante. When not on set or stage, Kerry can be found painting or DJing at her favorite bars.
JAKE LEMMEN (EDITOR)
Jake has four years of experience editing everything from short docs to television to narrative short films. Most recently he co-edited three short films including Tinder is the Night and Pee Sitting Down, currently screening worldwide at film festivals, and the horror piece I Want You Inside Me. He was also the Post-PA for the film Collateral Beauty, and has edited two successful 2016 web series: Redheads Anonymous and You're the Pest.
T ZHANG FOR GDBYM
(UNIT PRODUCTION MANAGER)
GDBYM is an NYC-based production company offering unrivaled perception. We have produced numerous shorts, commercials, music videos, experimental videos, documentaries and features. For every project, we handle everything from creative development and production to post-production and delivery – all in-house. www.gdbym.com
Izzy Fields is a New York-based costume designer for stage and film. She is a born and bred Texan who has worked in countless Broadways costume shops and downtown theatre backrooms. She attended Tisch Grad School and is the resident costume designer for both Fault Line Theatre and The National Yiddish Theatre-Folkbiene in NYC. She has designed shows for Roundabout Black Box, Atlantic Theatre Company, Joyce Theatre and Secret Theatre. Much of her film work has been pilots and music videos for Rab media, 668 Productions, and Trigger Creative. www.izzyfieldsdesigns.com
LAURA GARCÍA RODRÍGUEZ
Laura García Rodríguez is a graphic, motion, UX/UI designer and model based in New York City. As a designer she has work in advertising, branding, print design, motion graphics, web design, social design, social media design, and UX/UI. She has an MS in Communications Design from Pratt Institute. Currently working as a digital designer at Maison LBB, where she works with accounts like M·A·C Cosmetics. www.lauragarciar.com
(HAIR & MAKEUP ARTIST)
Christina received her training in Toronto at Complections International and Cinema Makeup School in LA, later graduating to become an official M·A·C. cosmetic artist for seven years. After school she returned to Miami to work in fashion, including photo shoots, fashion shows and commercials. In New York City Christina has worked under some of the top makeup artists in the industry for multiple seasons of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in NYC. She has recently transitioned into film, working as Key Makeup Artist for film and TV projects.