Cast & Crew

Filmmakers

Gaelan Connell (DIRECTOR) 

Connell has been working in the industry for 14 years. As a director, Connell has won various awards for his short films and music videos, as well as directed various national commercial campaigns. As an actor, Connell was the lead character Wyatt Black in the Cartoon Network Film and TV Series LEVEL UP, starred as the lead character Will Burton in Summit Entertainment’s BANDSLAM, and appeared in Lasse Hallström’s CHOCOLAT, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Connell’s other credits include director John Waters’ A DIRTY SHAME, LAW AND ORDER, and SECRET LIVES OF DORKS.

 

Francisco Arias (PRODUCER)

Aries is the Director of Operations for Videns Films. His clients include Cklass, Ninel Conde, Electron, and music videos for Mexico stars Danna Paola, and Pibe. His projects have won numerous awards and acclaim, most recently in competition at Cannes Lions International Film Festival.

 

Chloe Walker (DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY)

Based out of New York City, Chloe has travelled internationally for a number of projects. From a documentary in Pakistan to an action movie in 5 countries, Chloe is versatile and as well adventurous. Chloe was raised in Bozeman, Montana and began looking at the world visually though photography.  She moved to New York 8 years ago and went to the Tisch school at NYU for her undergraduate degree. Since then she has continued to shoot shorts, features, docs, and music videos. 

 

Stephen Israel (EXECUTIVE PRODUCER)

Prolific indie producer Stephen Israel is probably best known for executive producing the cult hit Swimming With Sharks, starring Kevin Spacey. Stephen’s most recent release, GBF – directed by Darren Stein – premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival before being released in the United States to broad critical and commercial success, ranking as a “top ten” film on iTunes, after its theatrical release and a festival run of over one hundred festivals.

His next film, Helicopter Mom, starring Nia Vardalos, premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival. Stephen’s extensive production experience includes I Do (2013), The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013), Happiness Runs (2008), Boy Culture (2007) and Death & Texas (2004).

Born and raised in the UK, Stephen is also a Royal Air Force marksman and a trained rocket scientist (seriously).


Cast

Monica West (MAVE)

Worked on NBC's Law and Order, MTV, Chicago Fire on NBC, One Life to Live on ABC.

 

Aaron Costa Ganis (JACK)

Supporting lead in feature film 'Straight Outta Tompkins' w/ Whoopi Goldberg, produced by Robby Benson and Lyric Films; 'A New York Love Story' by Apollonia Productions; Upcoming shorts: IFP's '2nd Chances,' Broadway Video's 'The Hoebellion' and 'Pinter'. Previous, 'Double Crossed' SXSW ('13). Previous films include 'Othello', 'Ruthless City', 'Father’s Flight'.

 

Christopher Redman (MATHEW)

For over ten years Christopher has worked with some of film's biggest and most dynamic actors, they include Kim Basinger, Amy Brenneman, Beau Bridges, Bradley Cooper, Kirsten Dunst, Harrison Ford, Luis Guzman, Udo Kier, Liam Neeson, Al Pacino, Bill Pullman, Ian Richardson and Peter Sarsgaard.


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