Michael K. Feinstein
Writer/Director Michael Feinstein is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he recievied degrees in dramatic writing and history. He has written and directed three short films including “Shlomo Pussycat,” which screened at over a dozen film festivals and aired on PBS, where it received an Audience Award by its viewers. In 2012 he made his debut as a playwright when his political farce, Blagojevich, Blagojevich!, premiered at the Athanaeum Theater in Chicago, Illinois and the following year he co-created Short Comings, a web-series that premiered on MTV's website. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his dog Archibald where the two of them enjoy writing and watching reruns of Fraiser together.
Hailing from Berkeley, California, Roan Bibby is a New York City based Producer and Director. Roan has worked on a variety projects including full length features, music videos, and branded content and his work has been showcased at festivals ranging from the NY Shorts Fest to the Palm Springs International Shorts Festival. In 2012, Roan graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Film and Television production. After leaving school, Roan began associate producing commercials for advertising legend George Lois and his company Good Karma Creative. While producing and directing short films, music videos and corporate videos, Roan has continued his production education, working in the commercial and fashion world for companies ranging from Big Block, Radical Media, Tool of North America, AOL, Vice and Nylon Magazine.
Paul WR Perez
Paul is a graduate of NYU’s Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television. While there he produced the short film, BOMBSHELL, described as a “stirring story of self-discovery” by Tribeca Film Festival, won Best Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Film at NYU’s prestigious First Run Film Festival, competed in the Student Academy Awards, and screened at more than thirty festivals, spanning five continents. Since moving back to his beloved Los Angeles, Paul has worked freelance in commercial production for companies such as Smuggler, Morton Jankel Zander, Epoch, Arts & Sciences, and Partizan, while also developing his own work.
Caitlin Nicole Williams
Caitlin Nicole Williams is a Los Angeles based Art Director/Production Designer. Her career began working under ADG Award Winning Production Designer Gary Kordan (Workaholics, Key & Peele) as an Art Department Coordinator. Her experiences on these comedy programs taught her how to efficiently establish a mood and tone with the mise-en-scène of a space, for a wide range of genre satires. As a designer in her own right, she has completed dramatic and comedic features, pilots, commercials, short films, and new media projects. She has worked with a variety of production companies including Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Films, Seeso, Nerdist, DreamWorksTV, CollegeHumor, Buzzfeed, Upright Citizens Brigade, and ESPN. Furthermore, she has created branded content for clients that include the likes of Toyota, Schick, Hewlett Packard, Degree, and Quizno’s, among others.
Marc's work has screened on HBO and many festivals including Camerimage, Raindance, Cannes Lion YDA, New York Shorts fest, LA shorts fest. He is a Southern California native who loves traveling and getting his hands dirty, and he will do whatever it takes to make sure the project is gorgeously shot and evokes a sense of significant purpose. Clients have included Converse, Oxy, Spalding, Weight Watchers, and Vice. He is the co-owner of Riot Time Pictures, a film production company in New York City. His 2015 short film as a director, "People Are Becoming Clouds," has played at the Toronto International Film Festival, Cinequest, and the Atlanta Film Festival. He recently wrapped production on his third feature film as cinematographer, "The Divorce Party," from Sprockfeller Films & 2020 Productions.
Susan began her work in casting in 2006, creating commercial, television, and feature film casts for directors Peter Farrelly, Christopher Guest, Jody Hill, Ruben Fleischer, Dennie Gordon, Jake Szymanski, Jorma Taccone, H. Jon Benjamin and Tim Heidecker & Eric Wareheim, among others. She served as Casting Associate on the feature films, Hall Pass and The 3 Stooges, and the Comedy Central series, Jon Benjamin Has a Van. As Casting Director, she cast the feature film, Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, Amazon sitcom pilot presentation, Reality Unscripted, Shark After Dark for Discovery Channel, and the 2014 Los Angeles Film Fest Audience Award winning short film, The Gunfighter, starring Nick Offerman. From 2013-2014, Susan was honored to serve as Casting Director for The Arsenio Hall Show on CBS with her Casting Cooperative partner, Dorien Davies. Susan’s roster of projects for 2016 includes the festival-bound short films Verene at Sea, The Heist, and Goodbye, along with major commercial campaigns for Quizno’s and Time Warner Cable and comedy sketches for Super Deluxe and F*Comedy. In addition to casting indie feature, The Browsing Effect, Susan recently signed on to cast an original comedy pilot for Jash’s new content channel on Verizon’s Go90 app starring YouTube star Nathan Barnatt and Kung Fury creator, David Sandberg. As a performer, Susan is an alumna of The Groundlings Sunday Company, a conservatory graduate of The Second City and a mainstage performer at iO West. She loves funny people and wants to keep them all employed.
Eden had a blast as co-producer and 1st assistant director on The Browsing Effect (2017). Some of her recent work as a creative producer includes Rumspringa (2016), a pilot for Virgin Soil Pictures, and "The Play: The Movie: The Webseries" (2015), filmed entirely in Glasgow, Scotland! On the stage her work has toured the UK, from Shakespeare's Globe, to The Tron in Glasgow and The Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. She is proud to work with The Trevor Project, where she produces their biannual live galas in NYC. Eden teaches producing for the film and theatre at Mainstages Theatre company and Studio 4 NYC. She is currently the lead producer on the latest feature film for Rabbit Bandini Productions, executive produced by James Franco, shooting this fall in NYC.
Danielle Ra Pue
Danielle Ra Pue is a fith generation Angelino with a creative heart. After thirteen years of local private Catholic school, Danielle excelled in illustration and design at California State University Long Beach. After graduation, Danielle gained most of her experience working for clothing companies as a stylist and business manager. In 2012, Danielle took an opportunity to work on TV commercials. Since then, she has worked with some of the top directors, producers and production professionals in the business. Danielle continues to stand out amongst her peers. One of her projects took home a Cannes Lion Silver Award this year. There’s no telling what the future holds for her in the years to come.
Matthew A.C. Cohen
Matthew A.C. Cohen is an award winning composer that has worked on studio movies (Brick Mansions, The Funhouse Massacre), network television shows (Reign, Vikings), and triple A video games (Dragon Age: Inquisition). Born in 1989, Matthew was immediately drawn to music, but it wasn't until high school that he decided to pursue music as a career. He attended Hofstra University, where he got a B.S. in Music Theory/Composition, with special interests in Film Scoring, Jazz Improvisation and arranging, and orchestration, and went on to get an MFA in Scoring for Media from Columbia College Chicago. He has worked with many directors, choreographers, college and university ensembles, professional orchestras, and various other professional ensembles.