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Ric Klass

Writer/Producer/Director

Ric Klass has a diverse background with nine careers. He taught math in public high schools in the Bronx, including a Gates Foundation sponsored school. Afterwards, he taught high school mathematics in a prep school in Manhattan. Previously, Ric was a volunteer tutor for disadvantaged students. He taught entrepreneurship for more than four years at … Read More…

 
Donna McKenna

Donna McKenna

Casting Director/Co-Producer

Donna McKenna is an international casting director and film producer with more than 45 independent feature films and short films. Her ensemble casts consist of award winning actors from film, television and Broadway. Her unique approach to casting is the ability to guide talent to freely take risks and play against type. Donna’s genuine desire … Read More…

 

Mark Tocher

Line Producer/Post Production Supervisor

A veteran of New York independent feature films, Mark is also an International documentary and television producer and show-runner. Mark produced three documentary/lifestyle series for television on location in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines which have aired nationally and worldwide. Mark has countless New York production and post-production credits, and has proved equally … Read More…

 
Chase Bowman

Chase Bowman

Director of Photography

Chase started shooting at the age of fourteen, crafted his skills by studying art and photography in Rome, and ran a production company for ten years. Excuse Me for Living is Chase’s seventh feature film. Other narrative work includes the Warner Bros. release Listen To Your Heart featuring Cybil Shepherd and Ernie Sabella, In a … Read More…

 
David Tabbert

David Tabbert

Costume Designer

David Tabbert is excited to come on board as the Costume Designer for Excuse Me For Living. Over the past decade, David has made his mark in many different areas of media. David’s passion and creative intuition for styling music videos has has led to him work with artists such as Boys Like Girls, AFI … Read More…

 
Michael S. Chandler

Michael S. Chandler

First Assistant Director

Michael S. Chandler is a film production professional. A producer and director, Michael is a graduate from Ball State University’s Production/Directing program, and now resides in New York City. Michael’s passion lies in the screen and stage, whether it be producing, assistant directing, and shooting for film/TV, or acting and directing for the stage.

 
Dan Bricker

Dan Bricker

Sound Mixer

Dan Bricker is a New York City based sound mixer. He has an extensive knowledge in sound recording from production to post, Some of Dan’s work can be seen on FOX television and in feature films around the world. Graduated from York University with a degree in Health Psychology, he moved his focus to filmmaking … Read More…

 

Carolyn Lynch

Production Coordinator

Carolyn Lynch is a Production Coordinator for feature films, shorts, commercials and televisions shows. She is based in New York City, but has worked in several states throughout the US as a Production Coordinator. Her career goal is to become a Producer.

 
Kristen Adams

Kristen Adams

Production Designer

Kristen was born in Ohio. Lives in NYC. She is a production designer and works just about everywhere.

 
A. V. Perkins

A. V. Perkins

Props Assistant / Set Dresser

As a child, A.V. dreamed of becoming an archaeologist (don’t ask). When she discovered she couldn’t get too far digging up T-Rex bones in the Bronx, she decided to pursue a career in film. Since 2007, she has fulfilled the role of various positions within the art department on several projects spanning from feature films … Read More…

 
Amy L. Forsythe

Amy L. Forsythe

Makeup Department Head

From Chicago to Tampa, Los Angeles to Minnesota, Jersey to Brooklyn, Amy’s travels all over this country have ignited a fascination in her; A fascination with the differences in who we all are and what our exteriors say about us without ever using a single word. It is her job to re-create these characteristics, pushing … Read More…

 
Angela Gulizio

Angela Gulizio

Extras Casting

Angela Gulizio is the founder and owner of G & G Talent Management, a hands-on talent management company and background casting agency. She has worked with many well know casting directors in the film and television industry and has established herself as a well known and reliable source for them. Her clients as well as … Read More…

 
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Bob Pomann

Sound Designer/Supervising Sound Editor

Bob Pomann’s unique ability to tell a story through sound put him on the map as the sound designer for countless feature films, animated series and commercials for the past 30 years. Out of his multi-room, penthouse facility in Midtown Manhattan, Bob and his team of engineers, Justin Kaupp and Max Conklin, have recently been … Read More…

 
Danielle Davis

Danielle Davis

Craft Service

Combining her love of food and film, Danielle started Craftysnax Craft Service in 2006 with Excuse Me For Living marking the 21st feature film she has provided “crafty” for. A Communications graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University, Danielle has worked in many aspects of the media including: newspaper, radio, and print production. She is … Read More…

 
Emmanuel Vozos

Emmanuel Vozos

Assistant Location Manager

Emmanuel studied TV/Film & Theater at Seton Hall University. After college, he began working at NBC’s Law & Order in the locations department. He continued there for three seasons, serving as set locations assistant and training for scouting/ALM duties. He has worked on the locations department for a number of independent films, shorts and commercials … Read More…

 

Jon Carr

Boom Operator

Coming Soon!

 
Jonathan Wu

Jonathan Wu

2nd 2nd Assistant Director

Jonathan Wu started his career in film production in 2007 through the Made in NY Production Training Program. He is a native New Yorker and has been working in the AD dept in feature films for the past two years.

 
Lauretta Prevost

Lauretta Prevost

Camera Operator

Lauretta Prevost is a cinematographer living in NYC. She loves to travel and shoot, cuddle puppies, & benevolently conquer continents. Her reel is at www.LaurettaPrevost.com. She also works as a camera operator on feature films.