EP - Showrunner, Writer/Creator
a queer New York City based actress, comedian and the creator of the dark comedy webseries HOT ANGRY MOM (a 2019 finalist for Sundance’s New Voice’s Lab - @hotangrymom). Recently she played Judy in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina and toured internationally in Rome, Cagliari, Belgrade, Dublin, and NYC with The Baby Monitor--a new play about same-sex parenting. She has played iconic roles from Shakespeare to Ibsen, working Off-Broadway, regionally, and internationally, as well as originating roles for the web, film, and TV. She has shared the stage with talent like Richard Easton, Michael Cerveris, Ally Sheedy, and Kathryn Erbe, and appeared opposite Chad Coleman in Broken Bird at the Berlin International Film Festival and SXSW 2020, currently playing on Showtime. Mel tells stories, makes jokes and takes on projects that excite, provoke and promote conversations around gender, power and sexuality. She is a proud member of the Actors Center Company, NYWIFT, VASTA, SAG/AFTRA, AEA, and a Certified Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework®.
Clarissa de los Reyes
Director / Producer
born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She is an alumna of the Berlinale Talent Campus and has an MFA in Film Production from NYU where she was awarded a graduate fellowship in Cinematography. Her short films have screened at various film festivals including Palm Springs International, Busan, Fribourg and more. Her short film “Johnny Loves Dolores” is the recipient of several awards, including a Grand Jury Prize at the San Diego Asian Film Festival where it competed alongside feature films. It was also one of only six films curated by the American Cinematheque’s 8th Annual Focus on Female Directors. Her feature screenplay version for “Johnny Loves Dolores” was selected as part of the Tribeca Film Institute Network 2020, and was awarded the 2021 Tribeca/AT&T Untold Stories Audience Choice Award. She is also the recipient of the 2020 TFI/Adrienne Shelly Filmmaker Award. Clarissa is a director and cinematographer whose work has been showcased in some of the top festivals around the world (Sundance, Berlin, Clermont Ferrand). She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, three year old daughter, bird and fish.
has been working in production and marketing for film, television and theater for almost 20 years. After working on films such as American Psycho and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kampfire Marketing was instrumental in the launch of the Broadway musical Brooklyn and the National Tour of Mother Load. Kampfire has been integral in multidimensional campaigns for New York Innovative Theatre Award Recipients, GLAAD Award winners, back-to-back NYMF Best of Fest winners, and Drama Desk nominees. In 2014, Kampfire launched Stage17.tv, a digital entertainment destination for episodic fiction and reality programming for the world’s largest stage—the Internet. Kampfire produced the feature film, Closure, the Webseries Gemma & The Bear, the talk show Chic Chat, and the Docu-reality Series We Are The Jones. Kampfire has various projects in development and post-production.
Director of Photography
Her ﬁlms span darkly humorous investigations of the transgressive and taboo, intimate and troubling coming-of-age portraits, acutely contemporary sci-ﬁ, and cutting-edge Machinima. She is an active freelance director, cinematographer, screenwriter, and editor in New York City. Niav attended Skidmore College on a full scholarship for music performance, lived in China as a student of classical painting and calligraphy, and worked as an actor in New York. She moved to France to begin making ﬁlms, where she studied with Boris Lehman and Pedro Costa, and worked closely for many years with Oscar-winning maverick director Joseph Strick (1923-2010). She returned to New York in 2010 to study with avant-garde ﬁlmmaker Chantal Akerman (1950-2015) and complete her M.F.A. at City College. She is a recipient of the Kodak Award for cinematography, and the 2013 Princess Grace Award. Her 2014 short Outworld won the NBR award for best short, the Cityvisions best short, best editing and production design, as well as Best Machinima at the New Media Film Festival in L.A. Her 2016 short Joy Ride won best director at the Reno Tahoe ﬁlm festival. Small Time, her recent feature shot in rural Pennsylvania is beginning it's festival run at Cinequest, Santa Fe independent, Saint Louis International, and Whistler Film Festival. She is currently in production on her newest feature, Person Woman Man Camera TV, about an interracial couple disintegrating during the 2020 pandemic.
Jessica Alexandra Green
Jessica is the owner and lead editor at JAG 42. She has worked in all aspects of the film industry and loves being a story-teller. Jessica is a multi-award winning editor who excels at putting together compelling stories that move the audience.
is an award-winning film and TV composer whose music is featured on a wide range of networks such as Fox, Netflix, Amazon Prime, PBS and American Public Television. Over the past decade, he has scored, recorded, and produced soundtracks and albums for dozens of films, commercials, TV and web series, artists, and video games across multiple genres and platforms. Most of all, Miles enjoys collaborating with the talented directors and producers to create scores that truly enhance the essence and voice within each project.
Animator/Motion Graphic Designer
a Latinx native New Yorker born and raised on the Upper East Side, has always been a creative with a passion for Art and Film. Attended various Art programs throughout his academic career at the MoMa, Cooper Union, The Whitney, and ArtsConnection. He holds a BA in Digital Media Communications with a background in Graphic Design. He is passionate about his craft and the creative ideas he brings to every project. Evan draws inspiration from his love of music and hyper-stylized films and art. His broad perspective of the Arts has allowed him to mix different art forms and create his own style.
Sound Design & Post-Sound Mix
an Argentinian Sound Post-Production engineer with background in Software Testing. My passion revolves around improving the quality of every project I join, be it as Sound Designer for award winning films; or as a tester, helping bring applications to the highest standards of quality during development.
Color Grading & VFX
BBC trained post-production specialist, freelance Master Trainer for Blackmagic Design. He's worked on feature films ('Wreckers' starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy), music videos (such as Kanye West, Mumford & Sons, The Macabbees), long-form docs (ITV, BBC, Nat Geo), promos (Channel Five and Sky), adverts for T-Mobile, Mazda, Pontins and countless items for programmes like Newsnight, Panorama, Politics Show, Daily Politics. Previously Senior Editor and Colourist in London, with two decades of experience at the BBC. While living in the USA, he started teaching colour grading and DaVinci Resolve. Now he's back in England and a Master Trainer for Blackmagic Design. In addition to teaching for training companies in the USA, he's completed many bespoke colour grading training courses for the likes of HBO and NBC in New York, WGBH in Boston and BBC in London.