Californian born Kellen Gibbs’ first foray into filmmaking began with a stop-motion Lego short when he was nine years old, and from then on, life in the Gibbs household would never be the same. In his teen years, Kellen moved to Pacific Grove, California, where he enlisted friends, family and peers to appear in fan films that set fire to YouTube. With the emergence of his own unique creative voice propelling his work forward, Kellen then began writing and directing original material that gained entrance into festivals and distribution along different outlets online and has been screened and nominated in numerous festivals, garnering over 40 award nominations and winning awards for categories in Best Screenplay, Best Film, and many more.
Rochel Goldsmith is an award winning Independent Creative Producer. Nominated for multiple Producing awards after her first short film, The Moment I Was Alone, she set off on a speeding track toward success. She has worked with many Directors, Screenwriters, and Actors to create pieces that will move and astound you. Her films have received numerous nominations and awards at reputable film festivals, such as the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
MARTY ANTHONY MUNOZ
Originally from Phoenix, Martin Anthony Munoz graduated Arizona State University's Film and Media Studies program where he began his journey into film and cinematography. Marty was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2016 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema for The Moment I Was Alone in 2016. Marty and Kellen Gibbs have worked together for the past 6 years on films that have been in festivals and won awards all around the world. Marty brings vivid images to the screen, evident in his films Dark Stranger and Beautiful Cynical Creatures. With diverse looks, each of which suit their film, Martin's style is uniquely cinematic.
Canadian-Argentine composer Isaias Garcia is a 2-time Hollywood Music in Media Award winner and 9-time nominee, and 5-time SOCAN Foundation Audio/Visual Awards recipient, having worked on a wide range of mainstream and independent projects for film, video games, and the concert hall. Isaias has worked on over 30 professional projects, frequently working with his long-time collaborator, director Kellen Gibbs (The Moment I Was Alone, In The Mind’s Eye); and director Nils Taylor and producer Nicole Marie-Johnson (Quarries). He currently resides in Toronto, Canada.
Tyler Brebner is an award winning editor based out of Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from Full Sail University’s film program in 2016 and has since worked with up-and-coming directors and producers on various independent projects. In recent months, Tyler has been a part of the team at Project XAV, an award winning theatrical marketing agency based in Burbank, CA. When he’s not staring at footage, Tyler is thinking about staring at footage or taking long walks on the beach.
Sarah Navratil was born in Bremerhaven, Germany and originally planned to have a career in veterinary medicine before discovering the arts. Instead she moved to LA and studied with teachers like Howard Fine, Risa Braman Garcia and Jami Rudofsky. Currently you can see her as a series regular on MGM's new series, Stargate Origins. You can also catch her in Starz new show, Counterpart and CW's Pretty Little Liars. Favorite theater credits include the premier of The Death and Life of Mary Jo Kopechne, Frankenstein, Some Girl(s), the West Coast premiere of Key Change and award winning fringe show Disrupted.
Brandon Knabe is an American Actor who was born and raised in San Diego, CA before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the Film Industry. He is best known for Co-Starring in the HBO Show "Euphoria"(2019) and ABC Show "The Middle"(2016) and can also be seen in the Lifetime movie "Girlfriends of Christmas Past"(2016). He started acting at the age of 14 in Theatre Productions such as Hairspray, Grease, Alice in Wonderland, Breakfast Club and many more. He also creates/Acts in Comedy Skits for film and stage. He moved to Los Angeles and studied Acting for Film at The New York Film Academy. He currently studies with Mark Daugherty at The Actors Collective.
Emirhan Akbaba started auditioning when he was 8 years old and he is now twenty-one. He scored his first major television role at the age of ten, playing young Bilal in "Game of Silence" (2012). He was the actor to appear in all 82 episodes of "Poyraz Karayel" (2015). He is also a director. For the past four years, he has been producing his own movies. He is working on his first feature film called "Return of the Dark" lately.
Denizhan Akbaba started his film career at the age of 8. He has appeared in theatre, film, and television. He started performing in the theatre at the age of 12. Denizhan scored the lead feature film role in the coming of age story "Girl with No Mouth" (2019). Not long after, he scored the role as Selim on the critically acclaimed FOX drama, "A Miracle" (2019). In 2022, he burst back into screens throughout the world with a guest starring role in "Whom Were We Running From?" (2022), a Netflix Show.