Michael Lent Producer
Michael's producing credits include the film Hard Scrambled with Kurtwood Smith. He is the author of Breakfast with Sharks, a best-selling book on screenwriting in Hollywood, published by Random House. Michael also created Marvel Comics' graphic novel series Prey: Origin of the Species. Other books include Christmas in Hell, and the upcoming Another Christmas in Hell. Michael currently serves as a contributing editor for Creative Screenwriting Magazine.
Mark Caras Co-Producer/UPM
Mark has written, produced and directed television shows for A & E, The History Channel, PBS-WTTW, TLC and WGN. He's also written episodes of FBI Files and The New Detectives for Discovery Channel. Mark served as Associate Producer on the restoration and re-release of Orson Welles' Othello, for which he led the search for the lost negative and sound elements to the film. Mark currently acquires and develops projects for Questar, a film and video distribution company located in Chicago.
Gordy Haab Composer
Gordy has composed scores for over 45 films, including last year's "Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon". Other scores include "Dave Barry's Guide to Guys", "3 Below", "The Works", "A Can of Paint", and the world's most highly regarded Star Wars fan film, "Ryan vs. Dorkman II." He was Composer/Producer for "Juice, the Musical" (as mentioned on Jay Leno - Directed by Tony Winner, Tom O'Horgan), and Music Arranger and Supervisor for the National Tour of "Funny Girl", starring Debbie Gibson.
Steven Parker Director of Photography
Steve's DP credits include Leigh Scott's Dracula's Curse and Frankenstein Reborn. Other credits as cinematographer include The DaVinci Treasure, King of the Lost World, Female American Rap Stars, and the upcoming features Dragon and The 9/Commission Report. Steve co-produced the award-winning documentary American Passport, as well as producing and directing Two Wheels and a Twisting Highway for Chicago's Field Museum and the Guggenheim Museum.
Matthias Schubert and Kate Sobol Editors
Kate and Matthias have collaborated on numerous feature films, including Hard Scrambled, Between the Lines, Frankenstein vs. The Creature from Blood Cove, The Still Life, Getting Rachel Back, and The Food Chain: A Hollywood Scarytale. They've also shot and directed several of their own projects, including Sojourn, Delivered, Quarry, and Where the Bum Danced.
Justin Lieb Production Designer
Since graduating from Columbia College in 2005, Justin has served as Production Designer for five independent features, including Second Moon and RiffRaff. Her other film credits include Stranger Than Fiction and the upcoming The Strip. Justin was also Production Designer on several commercials, music videos, and countless short films.
Mikaela Wohl Costume Designer
Kaela's Costume Design feature film credits include Rainbow Raani, Twisted Fortune, Greetings from the Shore, and Where God Left his Shoes. She served as Wardrobe Assistant or Intern on films such as The Night Listener, Keane, and Shall Not Want. Additionally, Kaela served as Stylist on commercials for IBM, Merck, Clairol, Topps, amd Hershey's.
Ben Chester SFX Designer
Ben's work has been seen in the feature films Being John Malkovich and Dr. Doolittle, and in television series such as Star Trek: Voyager and The Drew Carey Show. His creations have appeared in theme parks, haunted attractions, stage plays, and in the Ringling Bros. Circus. Ben's company, Side F/X Creations, is based in Providence, RI.