Cast & Crew
HEIDI MIAMI MARSHALL
Heidi has straddled the worlds of Broadway and Film as both Casting Director and Director for the past 20 years. She’s worked closely with great directors, including Baz Luhrmann and Frank Oz. Recipient of Directing Fellowships for American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop For Women and The Drama League.
Broadway credits include: Rent, Baz Luhrmann’s La Bohéme, The Addams Family, Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple, Hairspray. Films: Moving America (doc Series), A Through M (played 25+ Festivals and Winner of Best Dramatic Short).
Writer / Producer
Tom Wilton is a New York-based writer, producer and director, originally from London, UK. With more than 50 screenplays and five feature films a director, Wilton is known for his prolific output, including Vinyl (2010) and Let it Go (2014). He is also the founder of Bootleg Film Festival, which ran for six years in Edinburgh, London, Toronto and New York. Awards for his work include Best Drama from Portobello Film Festival and Best Film from TFF Detroit. As a producer, films include the festival hit Elsewhere, NY and cult movie, Communion (2013). As a writer, Wilton works with many filmmakers, and has also contributed to many publications including Video&Filmmaker, ShowWatcher, IndieZone, The Big Issue, Film Courage. In 2014 he launched Cinema Zero, with a focus on dissecting movie making and pulling the facts from the fiction.
Amanda / Producer
Nominated Best Actress at 2015 Wordfest for her role in Elsewhere NY, Fiona Graham’s career, both on stage and screen, has seen her perform in London, Berlin, Rome, Tbilisi and New York. Originally from the UK, her films have played globally including, Festival De Cannes, Cinequest, Edinburgh Film Festival and Whistler Film Festival. Fiona also works as an acting coach alongside Susan Batson and has worked on Broadway’s Jekyll and hyde and the Tony Award Winning Broadway show, An American in Paris, and the Emmy nominated TV show Empire. Film credits include: Noise, Luna Park, Jack Rabbit, Looking For Kathleen, Living With Mum and Flea (directed by BAFTA nominated director Dan Hartley).
Marc Menchaca is an actor, writer and filmmaker. He starred in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill and has worked on many TV series including, Homeland, Inside Amy Schumer, Treme, Togetherness, The Blacklist, Law & Order: CI & SVU and Generation Kill. Marc’s film credits include: She’s Lost Control, No Pain No Gain, Smartass, Reservoir, Reparation, Where We Live. Marc has written films that have have played in many film festivals including SXSW.
Reiko has been twice nominated at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performance for her role in 24 in which she appeared in for 5 season. Reiko has been working in TV and film extensively. Her TV credits include: 24, ER, Revolution, Lost, Damages, Hawaii 5-0, Film Credits includes: Mr Brooks (opposite Kevin Costner), Alien v’s Predator, Bad Parents, Buzzkill, The Understudy, The Assistants.
Frank is a four time Emmy winner, recipient of The Art Director’s Guild Award, The Comedy Awards, Saturn Lifetime achievement award, Peabody Award, and others. He’s performed with The Muppets and on the Star Wars films. The dozen feature films he’s directed include, Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Indian in the Cupboard, What About Bob, In & Out, The Score, Death at a Funeral.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NYC Johnny is an Actor, Writer, Producer. He has been making films for the past 20 years.
Producer credits include: Find Me Guilty (directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage), Even Money (starring Kim Basinger and Forest Whitaker), Noise (directed by Maximillian Williamson). Johnny wrote and produced the award-winning short film A Through M. Johnny is currently in development with his feature film The New Americans.
Films include: Let me Make You a Martya (feature film with Marilyn Manson release date 2016), Judas’ Chariot (Court Metrage Festival De Cannes), Beyond This Place (doc), and over 8 award-winning short films. Jeff’s ongoing commercial and music videos include Röyksopp’s Running To The Sea official music video.
Joseph Gutowski is a film editor who has cut over 20 feature films in a wide variety of genres, such as Echelon Conspiracy, Bella, and Passenger 57.
He edited a host of TV dramas, comedies, documentaries and award-winning television shows, such as American Masters, and ABC Afterschool Specials.
He apprenticed with some of the industry’s top film editors including Dede Allen, Stephen A. Rotter, and Richard Nord. Joseph is also a painter, and has had several exhibitions of his works in New York and California.
Deb O is a member of the Wingspace Design Collective and co-artistic director of ARTBARN. She is on the Design Faculty of NYU Tisch’s Playwrights Horizons Theater School and has designed a number of new works and new musicals, such as The Lacy Project, Jihad the Musical, The Daughters, The Deepest Play Ever, F%#King Up Everything, Bubble Boy, Magical History Tour, Fable and The Material World (one of Time Out New York’s top 10 shows of 2012). Deb’s Awards include: ACTF Best Designer of the Year, O’Neill Playwright’s Conference, twice Enemy of the People one of 25 top plays in NY (set and costume designer), Jay and Rhonda Keene Award. Deb has designed sets for many award winning plays at: Rattlesticks, 59E59th, Yale Rep, Centre Stage, The Old Globe.
A three-time Grammy Award winner, Lucinda was named “America’s best songwriter” by TIME magazine in 2002. Williams has garnered considerable critical acclaim. She has recorded with Elvis Costello, Nanci Griffith, John Prine, Leftover Salmon, and Steve Earle, Ryan Adams among others. “Her songs come from the heart,” music executive Bob Buziak told Billboard. “People feel it, embrace it and live vicariously through them, and that’s the key. ‘Am I Too Blue’ comes from her eponymous album, Lucinda Williams, which Rolling Stone would later cite as “spearheading the so-called Americana movement”.
director HEIDI MIAMI MARSHALL
writer TOM WILTON
director of Photography JEFF MELANSON
editor JOE GUTOWSKI
producers FIONA GRAHAM, TOM WILTON, JOHNNY SANCHEZ
executive producers FRANK OZ, TOM HUNTER
executive producers ROSIE COSCH, SAGE SNAKECHALMER
co-executive producers MONICA AFESI, KERRI LYNN MILLER
Amanda FIONA GRAHAM
Craig MARC MENCHACA
Suzie REIKO AYLESWORTH
production design DEB O
casting TIFFANY LITTLE CANFIELD
co-producer DAVID WATTS
co-producer / 1st AD RANDY TROY
associate producer / 2nd AD DAREN DONOFRIO
1st AC NOLAN BALL
gaffer SHANE MOORE
2nd AC JOE COZZA
key grip DEXTER KENNEDY
sound mixer EMMANUEL GERMOND
wardrobe design LAUREN ROTHERY
make-up MAGDALENA BUCZKOWSKA
asst production design RACHEL LEIGH BRYAN
script supervisor MICHELE RICE
stunt consultant JESSE GEGUZIS
DIT TIA BYINGTON-NOLL
caterer JEANETTE COLBY
PA/asst to catering GRACE KELLY
PA/transportation JINN S KIM
vfx post house METHOD STUDIOS
vfx producer BRAD WOOD
vfx artist JESSICA RAYBURN
audio post house SONIC UNION
audio post producer LAURA BERMUDEZ
sound design OWEN SHEARER
re-recording mixer BRIAN GOODHEART
color correction house COMPANY 3
color senior producer KATIE ANDREWS
color DI manager TOM GEHRING
colorist JAIME O’BRADOVICH
music supervisor JAMES BABSON
“World Without Tears”
written and composed by LUCINDA WILLIAMS
performed by LUCINDA WILLIAMS
produced by MARK HOWARD and LUCINDA WILLIAMS
published by WARNER TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP. / LUCY JONES MUSIC (BMI)
permission courtesy of LUCINDA WILLIAMS and TOM OVERBY/HELLO CLEVELAND MGMT