Stefanie s a director of film and theater. Her first short film, Up North, recently premiered on Short of the Week. She is the co-founder of the theater company Tiny Little Band with Jerry Lieblich. With TLB she her work has been seen at Abrons Arts Center, PRELUDE festival, Ars Nova and the Chocolate Factory and their play Ghost Stories was named a TimeOutNY Critic's Pick. Other recent productions and workshops include plays by Claire Kiech, Colby Day, Sarah DeLappe, Mia Chung, Kevin Armento, Sibyl Kempson, Brian Otaño and Basil Kreimendahl. She has also assisted Lady Rizo, Holum/Stein, Kip Fagan, Bart Sher, Niegel Smith and Paul Zimet. She was an Emerging Artist in Residence at The Gym at Judson and is a member of Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.
Katy Wright-Mead (FRAN/Co-Writer)
Katy is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts conservatory program in NYC. She has additionally studied under Larry Moss, Terry Schreiber, Kelly Kimball, Elizabeth Canavan and Heidi Marshall. She studied improv at UCB - her indie improv teams have been coached by comedy wizards, such as Jordan Klepper, Don Fanelli and Laura Grey. Katy can be seen onRush Hour(CBS), Boardwalk Empire (HBO) and The Knick (Cinemax). Theater credits include Good Men Wanted (Arena Stage w/ Asia Kate Dillon), Trans-Euro Express (Fundamental Theater Project), Safe Home (Royal Family Productions) and Nobody Suspects A Butterfly (w/ Anthony Rapp). As co-founder of Believe Theatrical, Katy has worked with a variety of established artists including Rachel Brosnahan, Sam Underwood and Anthony Rapp. She is a staff writer and series regular on the award-winning web-series Stop The Bleeding! as well as co-writer and co-director on the short film Float (Best Director: 2nd Runner Up: AFME).
Jessica Lauren Richmond (Lead Producer)
Jessica is a Creative Producer and Multi-Media Strategist. Jessica earned her BFA from Boston University's College of Fine Arts and studied at LAMDA - the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Jessica has developed narrative content with an array of media outlets including: YouTube Red, HBO, SoHo House, Believe Limited, and Ugly Rhino NY/LA. She is head of media for Skin Motion - an augmented reality platform that brings tattoos to life - and has produced 2 music festivals with non-for-profit organization The Shadows Foundation. She is currently UPM for Season 08 of Believe Limited's series Stop the Bleeding! and recently received funding for a new sex positive comedy series for the web called Baker's Dozen. Film credits include: Kahli the Killer (feature, starring Richard Cabral), Elsewhere (feature, Believe Limited), Quail Lake (feature, Father & Sun Productions), Lucette (short, Executive Producer), The Impossible Joy (short, Father & Sun). Experiential Producer credits: for Droga 5 (Dixie Ultra, commercial), for mssngpcs (JetBlue Card, commercial), with Alpine Labs ("Fight of the Living Dead," web), and with Mindride's VR flying experience "Airflow".
Matthew Pothier (Director of Photography)
Matthew has a varied background from advertising to documentary to narrative films. He discovered his aesthetic by shooting action sports and live music, while also teaching 35mm film development and earning a degree in film production from the University of Utah. In the commercial world he has shot for many of the major brands including. Over the past few years he has been moving more towards narrative and documentary work including a feature length documentary Back to Life for NBC and RedBull Media house that aired during the recent Olympics. He also recently completed the award winning Of_Angels short. The short film inertia is soon to be released in 2018.
Jim Sarbh (ROBERT)
Jim is an Indian theatre and film actor based in Mumbai. He made his Bollywood debut in the critcally and commercially successful biographical thriller Neerja (2016), which garnered him an IFA Award, Star Screen Award, Stardust Award, Zee Cine Award, Zee Cine Award and a Best Supporting Actor nomination at Filmfare. Jim recently wrapped on Michael Winterbottom's The Wedding Guest co-starring Dev Patel. Other recent film credits include Dinesh Vijanthe’s Raabta, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati and Sanjay Dutt's upcoming untitled biopic. For his contribution to Indian theatre, Jim was selected for the Forbes India 30 under 30 list in 2015.