Writer/Director JENNIFER HARRINGTON
is an award-winning filmmaker whose short films have screened at festivals internationally and on IFC. She recently directed music videos for Dead Dawn and Toys That Kill and finished producing the upcoming feature film, DARK MOUNTAIN starring Andrew Simpson. Her feature film script, WINDCHILL is in development with independent producer Diane Cairns (Former Senior VP, ICM; former Senior VP of Production, Universal Pictures) and upcoming projects include music videos, a web series, and another feature.
As an editor, in the past year she cut the feature film HIROKIN starring Julian Sands and Wes Bentley, and the feature documentary film THE SOURCE which premiered at SXSW in 2012 and played in over 50 cities nationwide theatrically.
She received her BFA in film production from UCLA and her MFA in cinema-television from USC, receiving the Frank Glicksman Award, the Steve Lawrence and Edyie Gorme Award, and the James Bridges Directing Scholarship while in attendance.www.jenniferharrington.net
Producer MEGAN PETERSON
has been a writer and producer of films, music videos and cable television for over a decade, and has produced over 100 hours of on-air programming for several Discovery networks, Sundance Channel, National Geographic and the Travel Channel. Ms. Petersons most recent film endeavors include directing HEATHENS & THIEVES starring Don Swayze and Gwendoline Yeo (scheduled for DVD release winter 2012/2013), as well as producing and helping distribute two thrillers shot in and around Los Angeles:
DARK MOUNTAIN and HOUSEKEEPING, both currently in post-production. The first feature she produced, HIT ME was received well at festivals and distributed, as well as a film she production supervised called LOVE COMES TO THE EXECUTIONER starring Jeremy Renner and Ginnifer Goodwin. Ms. Peterson holds an MFA from the University of Southern Californias School of Cinema-Television where she was mentored by Robert Zemeckis (FORREST GUMP, CAST AWAY, BACK TO THE FUTURE), and a BA with honors from Stanford University.
Producer TARA ANAISE
s most recent projects include the horror/thriller DARK MOUNTAIN, her feature directorial début, currently in post-production; and the thriller HOUSEKEEPING, on which shes a producer. In 2011, she participated in the Fox Diversity Writers Program with her original pilot, HARE KRISHNA! Fox also optioned the pilot. Taras short films have screened at festivals worldwide and she has produced and edited television shows for ABC, Bravo, MTV, VH1, A&E, and the Sundance Channel. She holds a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania (magna cum laude) and an MFA in film production from the University of Southern California (magna cum laude.) While at USC she received the Mary Pickford Award,the Gene Autry Award, and a grant from Fotokem for her thesis film. Tara is currently developing several new feature films.
Actress ADRIANA SOLIS
is a Chicago native and graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. At UCLA , Adriana honed her acting skills and became determined to tell a different kind of Latin-American story. She went on to co-found Travieso Productions, which has produced and distributed their first film and is currently working on several scripted and unscripted television series. Adriana
will also be guest directing at The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts for the 2014-2015 season.
Composer LINUS LAU
was recently selected as one of eight fellows in the Society of Composers and Lyricists' mentorship program for the 2011-2012 season. His most recent scores include LOVE AND POLITICS, playing at the Tribeca Film Festival 2012, and NATURE, an indie-thriller distributed by Vanguard Cinema. His cues have been heard in trailers and promotional media for Disney, Oscilloscope Labs and Open Road Films. A recent graduate of the USC School of Cinema-Television and the UCLA Certificate Program for Motion Picture and Television Scoring, his works have premiered at The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Santa Clara University and the Swedish Music Society of San Francisco. His one-act opera The Release is distributed on Adelayne Records.