Jon Michaelson (Writer / Director / Co-Producer)
Jon Michaelson attended The School of Art & Design of The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts where he made award winning dramatic shorts. Subsequently he directed and edited two documentaries, Portage, and The Tempest on Snake Island, with support from the Quebec Film Institute, & the NFB. His drama Infidelity was broadcast on the Showcase Canada network. His feature screenwriting has been recognized by Praxis, Vancouver, the OFDC, and The Movie Network’s FUND.
As the Artistic Director of Toronto’s Mercury Theatre he’s presented numerous Canadian or Toronto premieres of mostly new plays, featuring some of Canada’s best actors. For Mermaid Parade, he directed the Canadian premiere of Chloe Moss's 'women out of prison' play This Wide Night at Theatre Passe Muraille & at The Red Sandcastle Theatre in Leslieville. jonmichaeleson.net
Emily Andrews (Co-producer}
Emily Andrews co-founded FilmcoopTO in 2010, producing films such as Art of Mime, Doug and Sally, and The Picture, and co productions like The Cocksure Lads (Spiral Media), Burning Burning (Alianak Films), Yes We Can Can (New History Films), and The Johnson Sibs (The Pop Group). www.filmcoop.to
Laura Nordin (Co-producer}
Laura Nordin co-founded FilmcoopTO. Recent producing: Burning, Burning (feature), Morro and Jasp Do TV (TV Pilot), After Birth (TV Pilot), Bedtime Story (short, Homecoming (short), Johnson Sibs (webseries), Lady Ballers Camp (doc short), Outside In (TV Pilot), The One In The Only (short), Doug and Sally (short), Morro and Jasp Rise and Shine (short), Come Here Go Away (short, Toronto Independent Film Festival 2011), and The Package (short) Movieola 2009-2013). lauranordin.com
Blake Hannahson (Cinematographer}
Blake Hannahson is a Toronto based cinematographer. He is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Media Arts program, where he received recognition for his award-winning films, Steakjuice and House of Glory. In addition, Blake worked as an additional cinematographer for the documentary film, Al Purdy Was Here, which was runner-up for People’s Choice Documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2015. blakehannahson.com
RANDY RESH (Sound}
Randy "Hollywood Sound Speeding" Resh is a seasoned veteran Sound Man with close to 150 shoots over his past decade, everything fromTVO to HBO. He is a Sound Man Hall of Fame inductee, and has recently been invited to serve as a mentor for Centennial College's Advanced Film Program.IMDB
JASON SHARMAN (Editor}
Jason Sharman is a Toronto-based filmmaker with a BFA in Theatre from York University. He has written, directed, edited and produced dozens of short films including the zombie horror-comedy Happy Birthday Chad! (WINNER: “Emerging Canadian Artist” - Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival 2013).
Jason is also part of the team at Behind The Scenes Services where he manages the Business and Legal Affairs for many television and film productions including Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Pirate's Passage, Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh, and Sanctuary. www.jasonsharman.com
ANDY TRITHARDT (Music)
Andy is a Toronto based actor and sound designer/composer. His second album Grand Mal was released in May of this year. This will be his first film score.
With additional contributions from Jani Lauzon, Astrid Van Wieren, Claire Burns, Jean Luc Bonspiel, and The Cat House Dogs.