Director - Writer - Executive Producer - Composer
David wrote, co-produced, acted in, and composed the score to the short film For Francis, which has been used in public schools to teach acceptance and diversity. As an actor, David's theatre credits include 59e59, Symphony Space, SoHo Playhouse, LaMama, Cherry Lane, and Walkerspace; regional theaters and national tours. A native of Dayton, Ohio, he graduated from Marymount Manhattan College’s acting program; he is the founder of The Great Griffon, a non-profit film and new media company aimed to breakdown gender and LGBTQ stereotypes. David is also a professional pianist and records audio books for the blind at the New York Public Library. www.davidGbeck.com
Co-Director - Cinematographer - Producer
Natalia is a director and cinematographer from Athens, Greece. She has studied Film and Television at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She is currently based in New York City, yet her directorial debut is The Owls, a short film shot in her hometown, Athens. Natalia is invested in queer film narratives and to the promotion of gender equality in film, and she has received several distinctions and awards for her work. She has served as one of the co-directors of Fusion Film Festival, a festival that promotes women in film and is part of the Sundance Initiative for Women. Natalia has also worked on numerous short films as a Director of Photography in Dublin, Athens, Abu Dhabi, and New York. www.nataliabougadellis.com
Producer - Casting Director - Locations Manager
Iorgo is a Greek-Argentinian filmmaker and actor. His father nurtured his passion for the performing arts by being an assiduous audience member of theater and film from a very early age. He became a professional actor upon graduating from the National School of Dramatic Arts back in Argentina. He was awarded a full scholarship to The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. As an actor, producer, casting director, and assistant director, he has worked in numerous plays, films, TV shows, and web series in South America, the United States, and Europe, and has participated in various film festivals from which he has obtained recognition and awards in Europe and the USA. He will make his directorial film debut with the suspense/thriller Reverend. www.imdb.com/name/nm5470708
Producer - Editor
Born in Monroe, Louisiana, Susan Hunt was raised in Houston, Texas, where she studied music at The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and at The University of Houston. She is a filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY, where she's directed, produced, and edited numerous films, commercials, and music videos. Since 2005, she and her husband have owned and operated a small dive bar in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, and live nearby with their dog Maggie, and two cats named Iscaat Newton and Charles Purrkowski.
Carol- Jeanette Jorgensen
Born and raised in Rabat, Morocco, Aya edited her first amateur documentary at the age of 14 on the diversity of religions in Morocco. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Media, Communication and Society from the University of Leicester in Leicester, UK; she subsequently earned an MFA in Film and Digital Technology from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Aya is interested in making films about the "human" and slowly breaking the notion of "the other".
Art Decorator - Production Designer
A West African immigrant, Dircelene Torres grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. She is a recent graduate of Tisch's Film and Television program. She freelances in the art department, and has worked on numerous projects throughout the city including campaigns with YouTube and Dean & DeLuca. Dircelene is most passionate about projects that highlight the lives of underrepresented members of society: women, minorities, LGBTQ+. She embraces opportunities to celebrate the diversity that has helped shape this country into the melting pot it is today.
Gown Designer - Key Set Dresser
Viktor Luna was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Los Angeles. Viktor's mother, a talented seamstress in her own right, introduced him to fashion at the age of seven and taught him the foundations of tailoring and construction. He polished his skills at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Luna showed his Spring 2012 collection at Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week. Past collections have been featured in ELLE Mexico Magazine, ELLE.COM, French VOGUE Magazine, New York Times, Marie Claire Magazine, RollingStone, Harpes Bazaar Mexico and Nylon Mexico, OUT Magazine and Diva Magazine.
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Bianca Ilich is one of the most well-known and versatile actresses in Bulgaria. A graduate of the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, notable theatrical credits are: Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, Look Back in Anger-John Osborne, The Seagull-Chekhov, Dinner for Schmucks-Francis Weber, and Miss Julie-August Strindberg. She is also well-known to the Bulgarian audience for her popular character Super Bianka on the national television prime-time program "Ivan & Andrey's Show". Before coming to the US, she was the TV host of The Bachelor. In 2015 she directed Nantucket Ballroom's "The Picture of Dorian Gray", starring the veteran actor John Shea.
Pat Zimmon is a sophomore at NYU Gallatin studying sound design and linguistics. He works in all aspects of audio for Film and TV, but excels in ADR recording and mixing.
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Boom Operator; Production Assistant
Social Media Manager
Jimmy Lovett is a freelance social media manager and playwright, living and working in New York City. They specialize in social media management and consultation for writers and artists and work with novelists, theatre-makers, and now, Spring Street! They are a graduate of Hampshire College where they studied playwriting and directing with a focus on queer narratives and premiered three original shows. Jimmy co-produced a staged reading of their dark comedy Laid to Rest at the Kraine Theater with Frigid at Horse Trade last spring and was featured in a night of short play readings at the LGBT Community Center last Halloween. www.jimmylovett.com