Gabriel Scott is making his feature length directorial and writing debut. An associate member of the Writers Guild of America, his previous film The Run is currently on the festival circuit in short film competition and one of his recent scripts is currently in the studio system.
Christina Mauro is the founder of Fly High Films, a production company dedicated to the creation of quality character-driven features. Among the company’s recently completed projects are Little Big Top, written and directed by Ward Roberts, 11 Minutes Ago, written and directed by screenwriter Bob Gebert, and Sunday, written and directed by Travis Betz. Ms. Mauro was associate producer on Betz’s first feature, joshua, distributed by Hart Sharp Video. Fly High is currently in development on several other features and has nurtured the visions of several first-time writer/directors by producing their short films. Ms. Mauro is a native Texan with a degree in Theater and Psychology from the University of Houston.
Angela Plasschaert born in Los Angeles but raised in Warwickshire, England, began her producing career at the prestigious American Film Institute. She proceeded to feature work as a First A.D. and U.P.M. before being hired by Sunset Films International where she advanced to the position of Executive in Charge of Productions and produced numerous features. Since her time at Sunset Ms. Plasschaert has produced several other features in addition to founding First Amendment Entertainment, an independent film production company, and Plasschaert & Associates, a risk assessment and safety consulting company for both television and film productions.
Director of Photography
Jim Timperman’s cinematography credits include over 10 features, countless television commercials, and several short films. One of his short films, Sugar Mountain, was singled out for selection to the Toronto International Film Festival and Los Angeles Film Festival among others. Mr. Timperman resides in Indianapolis, IN though he often shoots projects in Los Angeles.
Mac Caudill is a two-time Emmy-award-winning editor. His credits include behind-the-scenes footage for Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and King Kong, as well as numerous television shows such as Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model. Mr. Caudill was born and raised in Louisville, KY where he studied music, theatre, and television.
Yussi Wenger was born and raised in Switzerland and has recorded or performed with such artists as Ricky Martin, Rick Springfield, Paulina Rubio, and Cristian Castro among others. In addition to other television shows, he most recently composed and produced music for ABC’s The Bachelor–Rome and The Bachelor–Paris. He can also be heard in numerous features, including Collateral and Two Weeks Notice, and has been part of commercials for both Coke and Pepsi.
Amy Montgomery has served in lead positions in the art departments of numerous features including Paparazzi, Behind the Smile, 11 Minutes Ago, Little Big Top, and Lo. In addition to her feature work she has production designed award winning PSA’s for many national non-profits, music videos for artists such as Missy Elliott and Damone, and print campaigns for clients such as Toyota, Lincoln, Epson, and Honda.
Julia Van Vliet
Julia Van Vliet has held significant costuming positions on films such as Rush Hour 2, The Notorious Bettie Page, and Strangers with Candy, in addition to the two-part HBO miniseries Empire Falls. She also has a background in New York stage having designed for notable directors including Liviu Ciulei and Andrei Serban and notable venues including La Mama, Soho Rep, and The Kitchen. After receiving her MFA from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, Ms. Van Vliet went to work for costume designer and 5-time Tony Award winner William Ivey Long with whom she worked on the Broadway productions Steele Pier, King David, and 1776, as well as Chicago in London.
Unit Production Manager
With over fifteen years of experience in film and television, Ed Bedrosian has contributed to everything from Award Winning Historical Documentaries to Dirty South Hip Hop Videos for such artists as Master P to TV shows such as “Entourage” and “Blue Mountain State”. Currently, Ed Bedrosian is writing the 3rd season of “Kirby Buckets” for Disney XD and writing the feature film “Block Party” for MACRO Ventures and State Street Pictures.