THERESA GALLAGHER | Writer/Executive Producer/Producer
JOSHUA GABAI | Religious Consultant
Joshua Gabai is a supervisor for one of the largest kosher establishments in Southern California. In 2007, he graduated from a religious high school in Hollywood and has since worked with several wineries, restaurants, food distributors and caterers. Joshua enjoys spending his free time in nature and deeply cares about the ecosystem.
MICHAEL RAY ESCAMILLA | Director
Both a stage and film Actor/Director, Michael Ray Escamilla is the recipient of a Kennedy Center Helen Hayes Award for his performance in Craig Wright’s Recent Tragic Events at Woolly Mammoth Theater, as well as an OBIE Award for his work in Tale of Two Cities by Heather Woodbury in New York City. He has been seen in numerous Films and Television shows including opposite Robert Duvall as Hector in the feature film, A Night In Old Mexico, alongside Laura Linney as Angel in Showtime’s The Big C, opposite Melissa McCarthy as Hugo in the hit sitcom Mike & Molly, as Jose in the feature film Frontera, with ensemble cast Ed Harris, Eva Longoria & Michael Peña and as Angel opposite Reese Witherspoon and Sophia Vergara in an upcoming Untitled feature for MGM, New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers. Michael also co-wrote/co-directed/and starred in CRUZANDO, for which he won The Grand Jury Prize for Best Actor at the San Antonio Film Festival. The film was selected for several international and national film festivals including the Mexico International Film Festival where it received the Silver Palm Award (given to films that demonstrate standout filmmaking), and Best Narrative Award from the Athens International Film Festival. Cruzando has been picked up by Vanguard Entertainment and is currently released.
BO BILSTRUP | Director of Photography
Bo started out working as a gaffer in Copenhagen, learning the art of painting with light. With great skill mastering light and shadow, he moved up and started working as a Director of Photography on a wide variety of films, music videos, commercials, and documentaries. He moved to Los Angeles in 2005 and has since been commuting between LA, Copenhagen, and London to work on numerous projects.
Bo’s work has been nominated for a Kodak Award, BAFTA and EMMY. He has received grants and accolades for his achievements within his field. His latest film, Nuummioq, was highly praised in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter during screenings at Sundance 2010. The Film was also shortlisted for an Oscar 2011. He is currently in high demand as a cinematographer on both sides of the Atlantic.
Bo has developed his own distinctive style of cinematography with a keen artistic and versatile understanding of the interplay between light and motion. He strives to create an environment of meticulously placed light to illuminate, but never distract from the inner human experience told by the actor and captured by the camera.
DIANA C. ZOLLICOFFER | Producer
Diana C. Zollicoffer began her career on stage in Washington, DC and New York. In Fall 2011-Spring 2012, she produced “Innocent Flesh” in Los Angeles and off-Broadway. Innocent Flesh was nominated for two (2) NAACP 2013 Theatre Awards. Her first screenplay “My Type of Woman” is being developed by Dennis Haysbert (24, The Unit, All State Insurance spokesperson.). Diana produced several shorts and web series including “Q: The Secret Agent Next Door”, “Doogie Bag”. She’s an Associate Producer on the award-winning web series “Bloomers.” She produced, wrote and directed “AGAPE: 25th Anniversary” documentary short and stage directed a special benefit for The Premiere Oncology Foundation produced by Dottie Archibald (Punchline) and hosted by Bradley Whitford (Saving Mr. Banks, Trophy Wife,The West Wing.)
Diana has a background in marketing and advertising and also once worked at the United Nations in New York. She’s on the Board of Directors of mmp.org and has done pro-bono projects for various charities in New York and Los Angeles. Diana is a special consultant on the Advisory Board for the KungFu World Publication and has been honored by the a special group of Chinese Emissaries in Texas for promoting diversity in the Arts.
Currently, Diana is also producing two feature films in New Orleans, Louisiana — “FU: a love story in reverse” and “Trial by Jerry”.
NAJEEB KHUDA | Co-Producer
Najeeb is the Founder and CEO of Endless Media, LLC a dynamic production company creating inventive and original media through a wide variety of distribution networks.
CORY MISEK | Associate Producer
ROB NELSON | Associate Producer
Rob Nelson is a writer, actor, and producer based in Los Angeles. He attended Colgate University; where he competed in Division 1 lacrosse, and went onto receive degrees in Film and International Relations. In addition to appearing in such films as “Primrose Lane,” “Bad Parents,” “Exposure” and “How Do You Know,” Rob has spent time working alongside producers at companies including: Fox Meadow Films, Peck Entertainment and Temple Hill.
Currently, Rob is developing several feature projects but is most committed to producing and starring in his own screenplay – a drama based on true life events.
DAN SOUTHWORTH | Stunt Coordinator