Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Featuring the up-coming Newport Beach Film Festival and the World Premiere of Pearly Gates with Lainie Kazan, Scott Grimes and Scott Ehrlich, as well as Directors Chris Fetchko and Marina Donahue from the World Premiere of All in Time! LIVE Friday April17th 2pm-4pm on KUCI 88.9fm

Hello Get the FUNK Out Show listeners! I took over the airwaves once again this week on KUCI 88.9fm subbing the 2:00-4:00pm show: Life Diegesis w/ Flythe

My show featured indie music and great conversation about two films featured in the up-coming Newport Beach Film Festival, Pearly Gates and All in Time.

Friday's Show Schedule:

2:00pm - Discussed the up-coming world premiere of the film Pearly Gates with actress Lainie Kazan.

If you missed Lainie, listen here!

2:30pm - Pearly Gates Director Scott Ehrlich called in to talk about his film Pearly Gates.
If you missed Scott, listen here!

3:00pm - Directors Chris Fetchko and Marina Donahue 

called in and we talked about their up-coming world premiere of All in Time.

If you missed Chris and Marina, check out our conversation here!


 Pearly Gates
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/123352723

Synopsis: Richard Whiner is dying. With three months to live, Whiner is desperate to create a legacy and give his life meaning. Pearly Gates is a comedic musical about wanting to be remembered and learning that the only way to truly live on is in the hearts and minds of the people around you.

Writer/Director: Scott Ehrlich

Cast: Scott Grimes (American Dad), Uzo Aduba ("Crazy Eyes," Orange is the New Black), Bonnie Somerville (The Ugly Truth), Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Sam McMurray (Cristela), Illeana Douglas (She's Funny That Way), Jack Noseworthy (Killing Kennedy), Hill Harper (CSI: NY), Peter Bogdanovich (The Sopranos)

Sunday, April 26th at 7:15pm

Triangle Square Cinemas, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA

Monday, April 27th at 3:00pm

Island Cinemas, 999 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Director: Scott Ehrlich

All Cast: Scott Grimes, Uzo Aduba, Bonnie Somerville, Lainie Kazan, Sam McMurray, Illeana Douglas, Jack Noseworthy, Hill Harper, Peter Bogdanovich

Scott Ehrlich (Writer, Director, and Producer) always had the dream of being in a musical, but two things prevented him from realizing his dream: He can’t  sing or act. The answer would be to write an original musical for the stage! Pearly Gates: the Musical was written, directed and produced by Ehrlich. He also starred in the musical which was performed over two months in 2011 in front of 3000 people in 3 theaters in Los Angeles: The El Portal, The Lancaster Performing Arts Center, and The Thousand Oaks Performing Arts Center.

Off stage and screen, Ehrlich is a real estate developer, businessman and filmmaker. He is a partner of InSite Development, LLC which owns and manages 3500+ apartment units and 320,000 square feet of commercial throughout Southern California. He is best known for revitalization and redevelopment of downtown Lancaster, California. Ehrlich began his real estate career in 1986, specializing in the financing and development of affordable housing projects using Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Tax Exempt Bond Financing, HUD Section 202 Loans, Redevelopment Set Asides Funds, Mello Roos Districts, Community Development Block Grant Funds, Century Freeway Housing Loans, and CRA programs. Over the past 18 years, Scott has worked with redevelopment agencies, municipalities, and private developers to fund in excess $114 million dollars for affordable housing projects. Through his creative expertise in financing, construction, and development, Scott has acquired and managed in excess of 2,000 units since 1996. He is married with two daughters and a son.

Scott Grimes ("Whiner") is a singer, songwriter, actor, and voice artist. He currently voices “Steve Smith” on the hit show American Dad.  Some of his most prominent roles include appearances in ER as Dr. Archie Morris, Party of Five as Will McCorkle, and Band of Brothers as Technical Sergeant Donald Malarkey. He is also well known by cult fans for his role as Bradley Brown in the first two Critters films.
Grimes's film credits include the dark comedy Who's Your Monkey and Ridley Scott's Robin Hood with Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett. As a singer, Grimes is best known for co-writing and performing the soft rock single "Sunset Blvd", which spent several weeks on the Billboard charts.

Uzo Aduba  ("Corrie") makes her feature film debut in Pearly Gates and has emerged as a breakout star for her impressive work in television and theater.
Aduba currently stars as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series Orange is the New Black. For her role, Aduba won the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards for “Outstanding Actress in a Comedy” and was a part of OINTB’s win for “Best Ensemble in a Comedy.” She also won the 2014 Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy” and the 2014 Broadcast Television Journalists Association Award for "Best Guest Performer in a Comedy." With her SAG and Emmy honors, Uzo became the first African American actress to win the award in each category. She was also nominated for the 2015 Golden Globe Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series, or TV Movie."
Aduba recently wrapped production on Michael Wilson’s Showing Roots alongside Maggie Grace. Before starring on television, Aduba made her Broadway debut in Coram Boy in 2007 followed by the hit musical revival of Godspell in 2011. She was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for Best Supporting Actress in a play for her work in the Kennedy Center/Olney Theater production of Translations of Xhosa.

Bonnie Somerville (“Sharon”) recently wrapped production on the CBS pilot Code Black opposite Marcia Gay Harden. Prior to that, she was the lead in the CBS series Golden Boy and starred in the films Seven Below Zero with Val Kilmer for director Kevin Carraway, and Fire with Fire with Bruce Willis for director David Barrett. Among her notable credits, Somerville has collaborated numerous times with creator Darren Star, on Cashmere Mafia opposite Lucy Liu, Frances O’Connor and Miranda Otto, Kitchen Confidential with Bradley Cooper, and Grosse Pointe in 2000.
A talented singer-songwriter, Somerville wrote and performed the original song “Winding Road” on the Garden State Soundtrack, which won the Grammy for Best Soundtrack of The Year in 2005 and her new EP is available on iTunes. For television, she has also starred on the hit series NYPD Blue for its last season, and The O.C. Audiences will also remember her as Ross’ girlfriend Mona on “Friends” throughout season eight.
Illeana Douglas (“Karen”) is an actress, writer, and producer and studied at "The Neighborhood Playhouse." While working in New York as a stand-up comedian and sketch comedy artist, she got a job "screaming" for Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ. This led to a long working relationship in the films New York Stories, Goodfellas and Cape Fear. She received critical acclaim as the suspicious sister of Matt Dillon in To Die For, as "Denise Waverly" in Grace of My Heart and "Roberta Allsworth" in Ghost World. On television, she has appeared on Entourage, Ugly Betty, and received an Emmy nomination as "Angela" on Six Feet Under. Her recent film roles include Return to Sender alongside Rosamund Pike and She’s Funny That Way with Jennifer Aniston and Quentin Tarantino for director and writer Peter Bogdanovich.

Lainie Kazan (“Millie”) began her film career in Dayton's Devils, starring alongside Leslie Nielsen. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture for her performance in My Favorite Year and reprised the role in the musical adaptation of the film, earning a Tony award nomination. She has also appeared in regional productions of A Little Night Music, Man of La Mancha, Gypsy, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Hello, Dolly!, and Fiddler on the Roof, among others.
Over the years, she became known for her appearances as boisterous mother types, notably in Beaches, 29th Street, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Her guest television roles have included Grey’s Anatomy, Modern Family, Desperate Housewives, King of Queens, and St. Elsewhere for which she received an Emmy nomination.
Sam McMurray (“Sol”) is an accomplished stage, television and film actor. His notable theatre credits include Translations, A Soldier's Play, Savage in Limbo, The Taking of Miss Janie, Kid Purple, Comedians and Gray Spades. He is a long time member of Ensemble Studio Theater and a veteran of many summers at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights conference.
McMurray was a regular on The Tracey Ullman Show and had a raft of guest starring roles starting with Hill Street Blues to, most recently, Murder in the First. Television series regular credits abound including Likely Suspects, A League of Their Own, Matt Waters, Medicine Ball, Stand by Your Man, and his favorite, Dinosaurs. He has also had memorable recurring roles on King of Queens, Friends, Freaks and Geeks, Breaking Bad, Scandal and The Fosters.  Some of McMurray's notable film credits include the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona, L.A. Story, Stone Cold, Mod Squad, Christmas Vacation and Addams Family Values, in which he essayed the legendary Herman Munster. McMurray is currently starring as Trent in ABC's hit comedy Cristela.
Hill Harper (“Dave”) is best known for his starring role in CBS’ long running CSI: NY, for which he received several NAACP Image Awards. He went on to star in two seasons of USA’s Covert Affairs. Harper is the author of four New York Times best-sellers and has earned seven NAACP Image Awards for his writing and acting.
Hill acted alongside Jennifer Lopez in 2014’s Universal Pictures release The Boy Next Door and can be seen later this year alongside Will Smith and Alec Baldwin in Concussion. His other notable film roles include Parts Per Billion, Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls, This Is Not a Test, Constellation and He Got Game.
Harper graduated magna cum laude as valedictorian of his department with a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law School. He also holds a master’s degree with honors from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. In 2014, People Magazine named him one of their Sexiest Men Alive.
Jack Noseworthy (“Dan”) recently completed the features Julia, Needlestick and Tio Papi, all released in 2014. He also stared opposite Sutton Foster in the new musical The Circus in Winter for Playwrights Horizons. Currently, he is starring in Camelot at The Glimmerglass Festival, and plays Elliot in Two Point Oh, Jeff Jackson's new play at 59E59th St. His Broadway credits include Jerome Robbins Broadway, A Chorus Line and Sweet Smell of Success.
In the motion picture arena, he has worked with director Jonathan Mostow five times time in his career, most recently on the Bruce Willis action thriller The Surrogates. Jack’s other feature film credits include the independent favorites Pretty Ugly People and Phat Girlz, as well as Undercover Brother, Poster Boy, Unconditional Love, Event Horizon, and The Brady Bunch Movie. On television, Noseworthy appeared opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the CBS EMMY winning miniseries Elvis, played Sissy Spacek’s son in A Place For Annie, and Anne Bancroft’s fantasy obsession in Mrs. Cage.

Peter Bogdanovich (“Marty”) at age 20 began directing plays Off-Broadway and in N.Y. summer theater at age 20. In 1966 he made his first film as director-writer-producer-actor with the cult classic, Targets, starring Boris Karloff in his last great film role, virtually playing himself. In 1971, Bogdanovich commanded the approving attention of both critics and public with The Last Picture Show, starring then-unknowns Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepherd, Ellen Burstyn, and Cloris Leachman. The film received a total of eight Academy Award nominations, including three for Bogdanovich; Ben Johnson and Cloris Leachman won for Best Supporting Actor and Actress. A couple of years ago, the Library of Congress designated the film as a National Treasure.

Bogdanovich had a second huge success in 1972 with What’s Up, Doc?, starring Barbara Streisand and Ryan O'Neal. In 1973, his film Paper Moon got four Academy Award nominations and nabbed a Supporting Actress Oscar for nine-year-old Tatum O’Neal. His next films were Daisy Miller, Saint Jack, They All Laughed and Mask, which won an Academy Award and earned Cher a Cannes Best Actress Prize.
Bogdanovich has also directed The Mystery of Natalie Wood for ABC, Hustle, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Runnin’ Down a Dream, and She’s Funny That Way. His acting credits include The Sopranos, While We’re Young, Are You Here, Cold Turkey and The Between. Upcoming roles include Wet Paint, The Other Side of the Wind and The Tell-Tale Heart.
LARRY MILLER (“Rabbi”) began his career with a memorable scene alongside Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman. He has since gone on to unforgettable roles in such films as The Princess Diaries, The Nutty Professor, Bee Movie and 10 Things  I Hate About You. He is also a proud member of Christopher Guest's ensemble cast in the films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind and For  Your Consideration.
Miller has made dozens of appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and Real Time with Bill Maher. He has also starred in his own HBO comedy specials and on Broadway in Neil Simon's play, The Dinner Party.  His other television credits include Desperate Housewives, Medium, Burn Notice, Law & Order and Seinfeld, in addition to a recurring role on Boston Legal.

Scott Grimes                         Richard Whiner
Bonnie Somerville                Sharon Whiner
Illeana Douglas                     Karen Whiner
Uzo Aduba                             Corrie
Hill Harper                             Dave
Vincent Spano                       Mayor
Sam McMurray                      Sol Whiner
Jack Noseworthy                  Dan
Nolan Gross                          Ian Whiner
Madison Grimes                   Jenny Whiner
Jordyn Belle                          Maddie Whiner
Tim Arlon                               Simon Peter
Larry Miller                            Rabbi
Lainie Kazan                          Millie Whiner
Peter Bogdanovich               Marty
Rich Little                              Priest
Jason Gray-Stanford            Mayor Assistant
Penny Orloff                          Penelope
Dan Strull                               Derelict
Amanda Gattenby                 Mayor’s Secretary
Jackson Grimes                    Friend
Maddux Berry                       Young Richard Whiner
Jade Molina                           Coach
Taylor Ehrlich                       Friend
Shannon Makhanian            Destiny
David Snyder                         “Calves”
Corrie Heimlich                     Jonah/Jogger
C.J. Strull                               Student
Jessa Zarubica                      Nurse
Amy Aitken                            Carol
Drew Klopfer                          Student
Tina Ehrlich                           Jogger/Spectator
Quinten Ehrlich                     Spectator
Howard Ehrlich                     Patient
Scott Ehrlich                         Chauffer/God


 3:00pm - Directors
Chris Fetchko and Marina Donahue
discuss their film All in Time


Synopsis:The past and future collide when Charlie quits his boring banker job to follow his lifelong dream of managing his favorite hometown rock band. With the unexpected support of a nosy neighbor and an eager intern, Charlie risks his bank account and his girlfriend's love on a crazy idea to bring the band success: holding the first concert for time travelers.

LOGLINE: The past and future collide when Charlie quits his boring banker job to follow his lifelong dream of managing his favorite hometown rock band. With the unexpected support of a nosy neighbor and an eager intern, Charlie risks his bank account and his girlfriend's love on a crazy idea to bring the band success: holding the first concert for time travelers.

Directors / Writers: Chris Fetchko (Everything's Jake), Marina Donahue

Director of Photography: Dave Dunlap (A Beautiful Mind, Gossip Girl, Forrest Gump)
Cast: Sean Modica, Vanessa Ray (Blue Bloods), Jean-Luc Bilodeau (Baby Daddy), Lynn Cohen (Hunger Games), Joshua Burrow (Banshee)
Screenings:Saturday, April 25th at 7:45pm
Island Cinemas, 999 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Wednesday, April 29th at 5:00pm.
Island Cinemas, 999 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA
Directors: Chris Fetchko and Marina Donahue
Director of Photography Dave Dunlap
All Cast: Sean Modica, Vanessa Ray, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Lynn Cohen and Joshua Burrow
CHRIS FETCHKO (Director, Writer, Producer) began his film career in 1998 when he co-wrote and produced Everything's Jake starring Ernie Hudson, Debbie Allen, and Phyllis Diller, which was released by Warner Brothers in 2007. He went on to produce Eavesdrop with Wendie Malick, Ted McGinley, and Anna Chlumsky, which was released by Shoreline Entertainment in 2010.  In 2000, Chris went to work for Capitol Records, and in 2002 he launched a music management firm where he managed The Badlees, Jared Campbell and Laura Shay.  In 2004, he Executive Produced the soundtrack to the MTV Books project, Lit Riffs. His experience in the music industry led to the initial inspiration for All In Time.
MARINA DONAHUE (Director, Writer, Producer) teamed with Chris Fetchko in the fall of 2008 to develop and produce All in Time. Prior to that she worked in documentary development for National Geographic Television and consulted for Readers Digest Home Video. She currently runs Corner Bar Pictures and is co-producing a web series and two short films: Indianapolis, based on a Sam Shepard short story starring Bill Pullman and Gabourey Sidibe; and The Velvet Underground Played at My High School, a French-American co-production which she also co-wrote.



SEAN MODICA (“Charlie”) is an actor and writer working predominantly in both commercials and voice-overs. He was a member of the original ensemble cast of Split The Difference, Best Comedy and Audience Award winner of The NYTVF.

Sean and his writing partner are currently developing and pitching two TV series on the West Coast. Other film credits include: Lucky, starring Colin Hanks and Ann Margaret.

VANESSA RAY (“Rachel”) currently stars in the CBS police drama Blue Bloods as Officer Edit “Eddie” Janko. Since 2012, Vanessa has appeared in ABC Family’s hit show Pretty Little Liars as the popular, charismatic CeCe Drake. Previously, she starred on the USA Network series Suits as Jenny.

In 2014, Ray starred in the comedy movie You Must Be Joking alongside Margaret Colin. She also recently starred in the horror film Devil’s Due opposite Zach Gilford and Sam Anderson. Her additional film credits include Frances Ha, Mutual Friends, Wisdom Teeth, Not Waving But Drowning, Nice Guy Johnny and Finding Chance. Her other TV credits include Girls, Nurse Jackie, White Collar, The Mentalist, Pretty Dirty Secrets, As The World Turns, The Right Not to Know, Damages, The Battery’s Down, and Bored to Death.

Ray starred in the 2010 Broadway production of Hair playing the role of Crissy. She performed in the acclaimed musical Footloose and earned her Actor’s Equity card for her role as Rusty, performing “Let’s Hear It for the Boy.” She originated the role of Nemo in Robert and Kristin Lopez’s Finding Nemo: The Musical at Orlando’s Disney World. Vanessa also performed the role of Olive Ostrovsky in the national tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

JEAN-LUC BILODEAU (“Clark”) is a Canadian actor best known for his starring role in the hit ABC Family series Baby Daddy, in which he plays Ben, a twenty-two year old who has to raise his three-month-old daughter after she is left at his doorstep by his ex-girlfriend. For his role, he has earned two Teen Choice Award nominations. He also had a lead role in the ABC Family series Kyle XY.

Bilodeau has also appeared in films and television series such as Ill FatedTrick 'r Treat16 WishesNo Ordinary Family and Best Player. He was also in Emmalyn Estrada's music video "Don't Make Me Let You Go" and plays Jeremy in the movie LOL, alongside Demi Moore and Miley Cyrus. He is also known for his roles in the television movies 16 Wishes for Disney and Expecting Amish for Lifetime.


LYNN COHEN (“Mrs. Joshman”) is best known to audiences as ‘Magda’ in the HBO series Sex and the City (and the two subsequent feature films based on the series), ‘Mags’ in Lionsgates’ The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and for her critically acclaimed portrayal of ‘Golda Meier’ in Steven Spielberg’s Munich. Cohen has also appeared in They Came Together with Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler; Eagle Eye; Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York; A Life Before Her Eyes with Uma Thurman; Deception with Hugh Jackman and Ewan McGregor; Invincible with Mark Wahlberg, Louis Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street; Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe, Woody Allen’s Manhattan Murder Mystery and many others.

Cohen has recurring roles on the television series Damages, Bored to Death and Law and Order. On stage she performed in Macbeth (Public Theatre); Ivanov (Lincoln Center), as well as other works at New York Theater Workshop, New York Shakespeare Festival, Primary Stages and EST. In addition, she appeared at theaters across the country. She is a Fox Fellow, a recipient of a Bowden Award from New Dramatists and a member of the Actors Studio, New York Theatre Workshop, EST, and Actors Center.

JOSHUA BURROW (“Glen”) is best known to audiences as Captain Morgan in the company’s global media campaign, with commercials directed by Oscar winner Tom Hooper. He has also provided the voice of Terry Thorpe for the fourth and fifth installments of the popular video game series Grand Theft Auto.

Burrow starred in the indie thriller The Crimson Mask, which won over 40 international film festival awards. He reprised his role for the Hulu miniseries Curse of the Crimson Mask. His other film credits include Black Dog, Red Dog, All Dark Places, Absence, InSearchOf and Head Games. He has had guest starring roles on numerous hit television shows including Banshee, Blue Bloods, Body of Proof, Law & Order: CI, Mercy, The Unusuals and Sex and the City. In 2015 he can be seen in The Lost Boy alongside Virginia Madsen.

ROB BARTLETT (“Rick”) is an actor, standup comedian, radio personality and writer. His television credits include Late Night with David Letterman and stints with Conan O’Brien. His starring roles on television include the Paramount/CBS comedy special What’s Alan Watching?, ABC's Move the Crowd, and a recurring role on NBC as attorney Milton Schoenfeld on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

He wrote and starred in the Public Television special, Rob Bartlett's Not For Profit TV Special, which was nominated for five Emmy Awards and won for Best Writing and Best Entertainment Program.

Rob made his Broadway debut as author and star of More to Love. His Broadway Credits also include Amos Hart in Chicago, Mr. Mushnik in the 2003 revival of Little Shop of Horrors, and as Herman in the 2005 revival of Sweet Charity with Christina Applegate. In the fall of 2005, he began performances as Speed, the poker-playing crony of Oscar and Felix, in the revival of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.  In 2012, his most recent Broadway appearance was in the revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Daniel Radcliffe. Rob also won a Drama Desk award for his role in the critically acclaimed play Tabletop.


THE BADLEES (as The Damnsels) are a six-piece rock band that have been creating and performing music since 1990.  Pete Palladino (vocals), Bret Alexander (guitar), Paul Smith (bass) and Ron Simasek (drums) joined forces decades ago after a few happenstance introductions, that some would say, were driven by destiny. In 2009, guitarist Dustin Drevitch and violinist Nyke Van Wyk joined the band.

In October 2013, The Badlees released their 10th studio album Epiphones and Empty Rooms. This double disc release of new material highlights the band's complex duality. The band’s career features a couple of major label record deals, radio hits, and national critical acclaim.

LAURA SHAY (as Laura Kelly) is an independent musician from Philadelphia. Her latest record, Love & Other Things, is a continuation of Laura’s unique style of organic piano- and acoustic guitar-based tracks, coupled with honest lyrics and rich vocals. A collection of nine songs primarily focused on love in its various stages and forms, the album was independently produced and features select musicians and engineers who embraced Laura’s Do-It-Yourself, home-grown vibe.

CHRISTOPHER NORTH (Composer) is a composer for Film, TV/Web Series, Theater, Dance/Installations and various ensembles (chamber music, orchestral, jazz, etc.) He's also a singer/songwriter (eclectic rock and children's music including Disney & Sesame Street), bassist and multi-instrumental musician (on Broadway / Grammy award-winning recordings.) Hailing from Texas, he followed his muse to Manhattan in 1997. He now thrives in Brooklyn, having released 14 albums (with 5 more out this year), scored 12 feature films as well as countless shorts, most of which currently screening and distributed around the world (DVD, Netflix, iTunes.) VARIETY says he's a "notable asset." His first feature, Everything's Jake, starring Ernie Hudson as a homeless musician, can be seen on STARZ. His 6th feature, Bible Quiz, won Best Documentary at Slamdance 2013 in Park City, UT and is on SUNDANCE Global. 

OBIE O’BRIEN (Music Supervisor) has worked with a diverse group of artists including projects with Bon Jovi (with whom he has worked for over 30 years), Soraia, Patrick Droney, Alice Cooper, Chris LeDoux, The Baha Men, The Seldom Seen, The Country Gentlemen, Ralph Stanley, The Nighthawks, Sam Moore, and Danny Gatton & The Fat Boys to name a few. He was the music director for the Nick Jonas led Broadway recording of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.


DAVE DUNLAP (Director of Photography) has recent recent credits including The Great Gilly Hopkins, directed by Stephen Herek, starring Kathy Bates and Glenn Close. SongByrd, a pilot for Universal Cable TV, the CWTV show Gossip Girl and the NBC TV shows Lipstick Jungle and Mercy starring Taylor Schilling & Michelle Trachtenberg.

Dunlap can also add London to his production list having photographed Universal’s Shaun of the Dead and The Calcium Kid in the UK for Working Title Films. Dunlap made the jump to Director of Photography shooting the Second Unit on Robert Zemeckis’ Academy Award winning Forrest Gump. Among his other Second Unit DP credits are Ron Howard’s Academy Award winning A Beautiful Mind, Nora Ephron’s Julie and Julia, Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, Gary Winick’s Bride Wars, Mark Waters’ The Ghost of Girlfriends Past, Kirsten Sheridan’s August Rush, Kevin Lima’s Enchanted, Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter, Wolfgang Petersen’s Air Force One, Iain Softley’s K-Pax and Barry Sonnenfeld’s The Wild, Wild West.

Other camera operator and focus puller credits include Martin Scorsese’s After Hours, Goodfellas and The Age of Innocence, Joel and Ethan Coen’s Raising Arizona, Laurie Anderson’s Home of the Brave, Volker Schlondorf’s Death of a Salesman, Peter Yates’ House on Carroll Street, Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula, Mike Nichols’ Working Girl and Postcards from the Edge, Steve Kloves’ The Fabulous Baker Boys, James L. Brooks’ Broadcast News, Frank Oz’s What About Bob, Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums, Ridley Scott’s Hannibal, Joel Schumacher’s The Client, Marco Brambilla’s Demolition Man and Andrew Fleming’s The Craft.

CINDY LEE (Co-Editor) is a New York-based editor working in narrative and docuCo-mentary film. Her editing credits include: Una Noche, which was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards in 2014 (Best First Feature and Best Editing) and won awards for Best New Narrative Director, Best Actors, and Best Cinematography at the Tribeca Film Festival; Hot Coffee, which premiered at Sundance in 2011 and was broadcast on HBO; the Oscar-nominated No End in Sight, which won the Sundance Special Jury Prize and New York Film Critics Circle Best Documentary in 2007; and We’re Not Broke, which premiered at Sundance in 2012. Most recently, she was an editor on the Showtime series Years of Living Dangerously, executive produced by James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

MICHAEL TAYLOR (Co-Editor) has credits including Liza Johnson's Elvis & Nixon, starring Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon, and Hateship Loveship, starring Kristen Wiig and Guy Pearce; Ira Sachs' Love is Strange, starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, Rick Alverson's Entertainment, starring Gregg Turkington and John C. Reilly, and The Comedy, starring Tim Heidecker; and Julia Loktev's The Loneliest PLanet, starring Hani Furstenberg and Gael Garcia Bernal, and Day Night Day Night.   His documentary credits include Holly Morris and Anne Bogart's The Babushkas of Chernobyl, Josef Astor's Lost Bohemia, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's segment of Freakonomics, and Margaret Brown's The Order of Myths and Be Here to Love Me.

JUDY KELLER (Casting) is president of Judy Keller Casting Inc., founded in 1992. Since 1998, Judy Keller has worked on Independent Feature films as both a Producer and Casting Director. Judy is proud to have worked on Everything’s Jake starring Ernie Hudson, Debbie Allen, Lou Rawls and Phyllis Diller, which took home the Best Film Award from both The Santa Barbara Film Festival and The Big Apple Festival in New York. Both Everything’s Jake and Eavesdrop (released in 2008 and starring Chris Parnell, Wendy Malick, Lynn Collins, Anna Chlumsky, Tovah Feldshuh and Stephanie Szostak) can be viewed through Netflix.

This year, Judy Keller Casting has been busy casting the television series Deadly Sins, currently in its 4th Season on the Discovery ID Channel. Their latest short film, Pamanhikan, is in post-production. The film’s screenplay, written and directed by Angelo Santos, was awarded 1st place at the 2013 Vail Film Festivals Short Screenplay Competition and plans to compete in the 2015 Film Festivals.

A Corner Bar Pictures Production

In Association With Expressway Productions and Headspark Productions

A Chris Fetchko Film



Sean Modica


Vanessa Ray


Jean-Luc Bilodeau

Mrs. Joshman

Lynn Cohen


Josh Burrow


Rob Bartlett


Connie Shelhamer


Laura Shay


Jay Klaitz


Pete Palladino


Ron Simasek


Thor Fields


Pritesh Shah


Fred Norris


Tom Wopat


Holly Golightly Perlo

Charlie's Dad

David DeCosmo

Charlie's Mom

Bevery Brennan

Aunt Joann

Judy Martini

Time Travelers

Ryan Gibeau

Jay Russell


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