Bruce Giles (Actor) Bruce has worked in film and on stage around the Bay Area. He also appeared in JenRO’s music video “Stay Around."

Monique Hafen (Actress - Jenny Lee) Monique has performed in films, commercials, plays and musicals around the Bay Area, most notably with The San Francisco Playhouse, The San Jose Stage Co. and San Jose Rep. She is the recipient of several BATCC Awards and has delighted stadium crowds by singing the National Anthem at a couple of San Francisco Giants games.


Becky Parker (actress) Becky is a voiceover professional and owner of Pro Audio Voices which provides voiceover for audio books, ebooks, radio spots, online ads, industrials, etc. As a professional stage actress, Becky has toured internationally, regionally and locally. She was also one the most popular narrators for Talking Books for the Blind through the Library of Congress.

Chris Kurose (Director of Photography) Chris recently graduated from USC’s prestigious School of Cinematic Arts with a MFA in Cinematography. He has already worked on two dozen films as a Cinematographer and in other camera departments.
Francesca Sola (Singer) Francesca lent her voice to a couple of pieces in the music track, including the theme song “Always In My Heart.” A classical-crossover soprano based in Los Angeles, Francesca has performed in private concerts, musical theater, and with the San Diego Opera as one of the company’s youngest professionals.

Carrie Paff (Actress) Carrie's film credits include Quitters, Opal, Presque Isle, and the soon-to-be-released A Fighting Season. Her theatrical credits include leading roles at all the major theaters in the Bay Area. She was recently named one of the “Ten Bay Area Actors We Love” by the San Jose Mercury News.

Marti Amado (Music arranger/producer) Also a composer and performer, Marti has created original music for TV, film, advertising, animation, and radio stations. She has also worked with artists like Kenny Rogers, Michael Bolton, Kim Carnes, Rita Coolidge. She won a PRO-MAX Gold Medallion Award for her work with The Odyssey TV Network.

Susi Damilano (actress) Susi is the co-founder and Producing Director of San Francisco Playhouse. She is a five-time recipient of the SF Bay Area Theatre Critic Circle award for Best Female Performance. Last fall she made her off-Broadway debut in the Playhouse commission of Bauer. Directing credits include A Behanding in Spokane, West Coast premieres of Honey Brown Eyes, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Coronado, The Mystery Plays, Roulette and world premieres of Rhett Rossi’s From Red to Black and Daniel Heath’s Seven Days

Beverley Griffith (Actress) Beverley began her performing career as a dancer at the Moulin Rouge in Paris and the Lido in Las Vegas. As an actress, she has appeared in films, commercials, and received critical acclaim for her roles in numerous stage plays and musicals around the Bay Area.

Jenny Lee
Emily Lee
Alan Darrow
Charles Landale
Brenda Winston
Sandra Baikov
Mark Vervek
Clarence Winthrop
Police officer
Inspector Tapscott
Herbie Granville
Brian Moore
Nurse Martha
Mrs. Miller
Jenny's attacker
Gerald Darrow
Building manager
Jack (Jenny's trainer)
Art (diner cook)
Larry (diner customer)
Bar owner
Mark's girlfriend
Dr. Shinoda
Jenny's doctor
Charles' neighbor
Car mechanic
Sutter Home nurse
Officer at police station
Road emergency driver
Cocktail waitress
Tennis player

Daniel Aspromonte (Assistant Director) Daniel has worked as assistant director, production manager and production coordinator on two dozen films, most recently with Livi Zheng on her last two projects.

Michael Moerman (Actor) Michael has performed on many theater stages in San Diego in the Bay Area and has appeared in several films, including A Family Affair and Playground of Dreams.

Safiya Fredericks (Actress) In addition to appearances in films and commercials, Safiya has performed on many theater stages in New York and in the Bay Area. She can be seen in the soon-to-be-released film America Is Still The Place. Safiya is also the narrative voice in the PBS series Independent Lens.

Larry Kitagawa (Actor) Larry has been acting and modeling since 2004. He has appeared in over 60 films, including Knockoff in which he played the lead role. He has also performed on television and in numerous commercials and industrials.


Gio Kendall (Costume Designer) Gio is a Los Angeles-based Costumer, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area.  She has worked for companies such as Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Parks & Resorts and Distant Thunder Films.  She currently splits her time between LA and San Francisco, designing and constructing for both Stage and Screen.

Monique Hafen
Linda DeMetrick
Johnny Moreno
Carlo Caldana
Beverley Griffith
Susi Damilano
Puneet Prasad
Wendell Wilson
Carrie Lynda Paff
Safiya Fredericks
Jay Krohnengold
Craig Tsuyumine
Becky Parker
Joanne Grimm
Brandon Wardle
Gregory Pedemonte
Rick Homan
Scott Palmer
Michael Moerman
Phil Sheridan
Rick Haffner
Annamarie MacLeod
Larry Kitagawa
Valerie Weak
Jeffrey Sun
Bruce D. Giles
Candace Caldana
Gio Kendall
Benoit Levet
Joseph Matarrese
Jon Minodeo
Sebastian Lee Jellema
Polly Martini (Lau)
Felicity Maltby


Mandi Reno (Production Manager) Mandi has extensive experience assistant directing, production coordinating, managing, and line producing for both studios and independent companies. She has also produced two feature films through her company Distant Thunder Films.

Director of Photography
Unit Production Manager
Production Coordinator
1st Assistant Director
2nd Assistant Director
Key Set Production Assistant
Costume Designer
Costume Assistant
Make Up & Hair
Set Designer
Set Dresser
1st Assistant Cameraman
2nd Assistant Cameraman
Additional 2nd ACs

Additional Photography
Key Grip
Best Boy (grip)
Best Boy (electric)
Additional G&E

Sound Mixer
Boom Operators

Production Interns

Sound Sync


Phil and Joe Matarrese (Gaffer and Key Grip) Brothers Phil and Joe have worked on a range of films, commercials, TV and video projects. They have worked with major talents, including Ed Harris, Kevin Spacey, Mark Hamill, Joe Piscopo, Paul Sorvino and Ringo Starr. They also work on their own projects, writing, producing and directing.

Sharon Peng (Makeup artist and hair stylist) Sharon started designing makeup for theater productions at age 14 and has worked for the last 10 years on commercials, films and TV pilots. She is also a fashion designer, costume designer, stylist, and photographer.

Smile Again, Jenny Lee

Linda DeMetrick (Actress) Linda has appeared in many TV series on all the major networks, including General Hospital and The Young And The Restless, and more recently in the CBS series Criminal Minds. She has also made many appearances on stage and in films, including the soon-to-be-released 96 Souls.

Puneet Prasad (Actor) Puneet has worked extensively in film and television with appearances in True Crime With Aphrodite Jones on NBC, Ugly Betty on ABC, The Good Wife on CBS, and Royal Pains on USA Network. He was also spotted in national commercials and international print ads, and was elected Mr. South Asia 2014.

Rick Homan (Actor) Rick is also a writer, musician, and former professor of theater arts. He has directed more than 40 productions at UC-Santa Barbara and other colleges, and has appeared in many stage plays, industrials and commercials.

Annamarie MacLeod (Actress) Annamarie has appeared in more than a dozen films, including the soon-to-be-released Unlucky Stars.  She has also made appearances on television, including Extreme Forensics for the Discovery Channel and Prairie Fire for PBS.  She has also worked extensively in both local and regional theaters.

Brandon Wardle (Actor). Brandon has written, produced, and acted in three award-winning short films. Other acting credits include Looking for HBO, Final Fantasy VII pilot, and the soon-to-be-released feature film Frisky. He has been seen in national commercials, industrials and international print ads, and can be heard as the Voice of the Orange in the video Smoothie.

Christopher G. Kurose
Mandi Reno
Nikki Levine
Daniel Aspromonte
Chelsea Tummolo
Janae Bassignani
Gio Kendall
Juliette Kendall
Y. Sharon Peng
Madeline Moore
Branden Collins
Alejandro Martinez
Brian Townsend
Timothy Wilson
Arnie Cayabyab
Jules Bowie
Matt Clarke
Phillip Matarrese
Joseph Matarrese
David Lanes
Laura Pearson
John Clark
Steve Forbes
Gavin Murray
Joseph Roland
Christian Klein
Jake McElrath
Allysa Moran
Marc Schatalow
Jonathan Salazar
Dan Jaspar
Max Molring
Paige Goedkoop
Bolthar Garcia
Bree Romero
Alyssa Nevarez
Vanessa White
Matt Morales
Anna Rottke