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CAST

 

Keith Arthur Bolden

Keith holds a B.A in Theater Arts from California State University, Fresno and a MFA in acting from the University of Illinois. He has appeared in numerous theatrical productions including : Blood and Thunder (Moving Arts Theatre Company), Fences (dir. Ben Bradley), Gem of the Ocean (Fountain Theatre), Atlanta (Geffen Playhouse), The Last Seder (Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA), Take Me Out (Human Race Theatre), Blue, (Penumbra Theatre) and A Raisin in the Sun, (Hartford Stage and Cape Fear Regional Theatre) as well as in a number of shorts and films including More Than a Woman, Latter-Day Fake, Federal Underdog, Repossession Mambo, and The Coldest Winter.  He can also be seen in the thriller web series Foreign Body (www.foreignbody.tv)

He dedicates this and every performance to K.J. and Tinashe

 

Andrew McMennamy

Andrew graduated from Texas State University with a double major in acting and directing theatre. He has directed countless feature-length plays and short films. His work has been featured at the Inge Festival and International Thespian Festival.

 

 

 

CREW

 

 

Chris Wiltz (Creator / Executive Producer)

Chris Wiltz received his MFA in Screenwriting from Chapman University and is a fellow of USC’s Guy Hawks and Marvin Miller Screenwriting Program (the Cosby Fellowship) – founded by Bill Cosby. His films have been official selections of a number of film festivals, including The Hollywood Film Festival, The Burbank Independent Film Festival, and the Independents Film Festival. He has received a number of honors for his writing including a prestigious Student Emmy for his short Latter Day Fake. He credits his wild imagination to a lifelong love affair with horror movies, comic books, music of all sorts and growing up in the city of Detroit. 

 

Sean O’Brien (Director)

Sean O’Brien grew up in New Jersey where his love for characters was born (after all, it is the button on pretty much any joke).  He received his BA in English from The Ohio State University and his MFA from Chapman University in Directing where his visual style was solidified in his short films Neland Circle and The Show Must Go On which are currently making their festival rounds.  Last summer, he was the First Assistant Director on the feature film Herpes Boy and has written over ten screenplays of varying styles and genres.  Today (and yesterday, as a matter of fact), he lives in Los Angeles and continues to write and search for funding for his first Feature Film.  He also hates writing in the third person.

 

Tom Flynn (Director)

Tom Flynn is a film-geek from film-geek central, Austin, Texas. He has a great interest in telling stories that infuse genre with comedy. Tom's feature-length horror-comedy screenplay, Accidentally Dead, won first place at the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. His films Isabelle and Stuart, The Lost Boy, and Soulmates have screened at over sixty festivals worldwide including the Slamdance Film Festival, Durango Independent Film Festival, the Canadian Film Commission Worldwide Shorts Festival, and Sci-Fi London. Tom is also one-third of the comedy group The Greater Good

 

Will Prescott (Director) Will Prescott is from Seattle, Washington where he grew up subjected to gross amounts of rain and outdoor activities. He came to Southern California to pursue lesser air quality and a career in filmmaking. Since obtaining his M.F.A. from the Conservatory of Motion Pictures at Chapman University’s Dodge College, Will has been involved with numerous film, video and new media projects. He is currently a member of the Los Angeles based sketch comedy trio, THE GREATER GOOD , where he writes, directs, and performs in videos that have been featured in many places, including FunnyOrDie.com, CollegeHumor.com, and Cinebarre theaters. Will can be contacted at: info@greatergoodcomedy.com

 

 

Erick Crespo (Directory of Photography)

Erick received a Masters of Fine Arts in Cinematography from Chapman University and was mentored by the great educator and cinematographer Bill Dill, ASC. He has had the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s finest cinematographers like Vittorio Storaro ASC and László Kovács ASC among others.

In 2007, Erick was nominated for the ASC Student Awards for his work on the film RABIA. The following year, Erick won one of the prestigious 2008 Eastman Kodak Scholarships for Excellence in the Craft of Cinematography, for a thesis film he photographed at Chapman University.

As the son of a Cuban writer, Erick is a storyteller first of all. His imagery must support the story and help tell it in the most powerful way. He believes that this is the core principle behind his work. With a vast experience in all formats, both film and digital, Erick has worked extensively on narrative feature films, television and documentaries. His films are screened at festivals around the world.

 

Bryan Tuck (Editor)

Bryan Tuck originally hails from Wichita Falls, Texas, where he spent his youth developing a love and passion for storytelling in general, and film and television in particular.  He is a graduate of Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film & Media Arts, where he was mentored by veteran film editor and author Paul Seydor.  Bryan has edited several short films that have played in festivals around the United States, including A Starchy World, Iron Curtain, Jackson, and Heather: A Fairy Tale.  He also served as co-editor on the O Entertainment Internet short “Thumb Debate 08” and is currently working as an assistant editor on Planet Sheen, an upcoming animated series for Nickelodeon.

 

 

  Andrea Chang (Composer)

Andrea has a dual B.A. degree in Music Composition and Music Education from UCLA and is also a graduate of USC’s prestigious Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television Program. She has scored numerous video games and films. Check out some of her music at www.andreachangtube.com!

 

 

 

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