Durand : Grandma/Oneida
Raab Downs, WatershedWorks:
Harris: Director of Photography
Lehman : Associate Editor
Fanarjian: Associate Producer
Hill: Production Designer
Farkas : Art Director
Prop Master/Associate Producer
Plant: Score, Composer
& Micha Feuser: Sound
Ingrid Price & Abigail
Gullo: Costume Design
Ogust: Set Photographer
Midgley: Guest Set Photographer
Design, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Strathairn as Henry/Harry
a brief sojourn with the circus, Strathairn began
acting his acting career in a children's theatre
troupe in the early '70s, traveling to schools
throughout New England in the winter months and
in the summer months working at a summer stock
playhouse in New Hampshire. At the end of the
1979 summer season he pumped gas in his first
film role in, RETURN OF THE SECAUCUS 7, the first
of seven John Sayles' films: MATEWAN, BROTHER
FROM ANOTHER PLANET, CITY OF HOPE, LIMBO, EIGHT
MEN OUT, and PASSION FISH.
During and since, other "indie" projects
include, BLUE CAR, A GOOD BABY, BOB ROBERTS, BEYOND
THE CALL, IN THE GLOAMING, and MAP OF THE WORLD
as well as several "studio" features
such as, THE RIVER WILD, DOLORES CLAIBOURNE, SNEAKERS,
LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN, MEMPHIS BELLE, LA CONFIDENTIAL,
THE FIRM, SIMON BIRCH, and most recently George
Clooney's highly acclaimed, GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD
LUCK, in which he portrays the legendary newsman
Edward R Murrow. His
portrayal has been nominated for a 2006 Oscar
for Best Actor.
In addition to his film work he
has worked steadily in the theatre since 1980,
when, in his first Broadway appearance, in EINSTEIN
AND THE POLAR BEAR, he also pumped gas.
Melissa Leo as
worldwide took notice of Melissa Leo for her fine
portrayal of Rachel in Tommy Lee Jones' directorial
debut THE THREE BURIALS OF MALQUIADES ESTRADA which
won numerous awards in 2005 at Cannes, and other
film festivals. Recently completed shooting
are Stephanie's Image, and THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS:TOKYO
DRIFT co-starring Lucas Black.
Premiering at Sundance 2006 is STEPHANIE DALEY,
co-starring Tilda Swinton and Amber Tamblyn.
And, at Slamdance 2006 THE LIMBO ROOM, made it's
debut. Films due out for release soon are
I BELIEVE IN AMERICA, and a Wim Wenders production
THE HOUSE IS BURNING. Other films due for
release this year are BLACK IRISH, co-starring
Brendan Gleeson and MR. WOODCOCK, co-starring
Billy Bob Thornton and Susan Sarandon. Also,
the political thriller CONFESS and Henry Jaglom's
HOLLYWOOD DREAMS. Other Jaglom films include:
LAST SUMMER IN THE HAMPTONS, VENICE, VENICE and
Among Leo's many other film credits are: PATCH,
co-starring Deborah Harry and RUNAWAY co-starring
Aaron Stanford and Robin Tunney. HIDE AND
SEEK with Robert DeNiro and Dakota Fanning and
Barry Strugatz' s FROM OTHER WORLDS In one
of director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's first
American dramas 21 GRAMS, Melissa portrayed Marianne
Jordan, Benicio Del Toro’s suffering, yet
supportive wife to much critical acclaim.
Some of her earlier work includes FEAR OF FICTION,
24 HOUR WOMAN, CODE OF ETHICS, UNDER THE BRIDGE,
THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO, IMMACULATE CONCEPTION,
A TIME OF DESTINY, STREET WALKIN', and FLUKES.
Le Clanche DuRand
has been a professional actor for 40 years. Racing
Daylight is her 12th film. Some of her other
featured film roles can be seen in Awakenings,
Sleepless in Seattle, Quiz Show, Hudson River
Blues, For Love or Money, and Chapter
27 with Lindsay Lohan and Jerod Leto to be
released next year.
Her theatre career includes leads
on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theatres,
as well as performing her autobiographical one-woman
show Hysterics. She has
played leading roles in over half the Shakespearean
canon. As a playwright, her plays have been produced
at Lincoln Center Institute, the Kennedy Center,
Sundance, the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley, and
at regional theatres in the U.S. and Canada.
Lloyd has impressed critics and audiences in both
film and television with a wide body of work.
On the television front, Sabrina is best known
for her roles on the hit CBS series “Numb3rs”
opposite Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz, the NBC
series “Ed” with Tom Cavanagh, ABC’s “Madigan
Men” with Gabriel Byrne, the Aaron Sorkin/ABC
comedy series “Sports Night” opposite Peter Krause,
and the Fox sci-fi series “Sliders”.
Sabrina recently starred in the independent feature
“Universal Signs”, opposite Anthony Natale and
Lupe Ontiveros. The movie is a modern silent film
expressed primarily through American Sign Language
(ASL), which Sabrina learned for the project.
Other notable features include the Hal Hartley
feature “The Girl From Monday” which premiered
at Sundance last year, the indie “Dopamine” which
was released through the Sundance Channel, the
Oxygen feature “My Sexiest Mistake”, and the Disney
feature “Father Hood”.
Jason Downs has worked in theater,
film and television as an actor for over twenty
years. A graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts,
some of his credits include the John Waters classic
'Hairspray' and 'Clara's Heart' with Whoopi Goldberg.
Jason's many stage credits include touring with
the National Players Shakespeare Company as Caliban
in 'the Tempest' to most recently in an Actor's
& Writer's production of 'Romeo/Juliet' as...
Jason, also a recording artist,
has two albums released on Jive Records including
a single that reached the top 20 in the UK and
parts of Europe. He just completed composing,
producing and performing the score for an indie
film entitled 'Colin Fitz' starring Martha Plimpton,
Matt Mcgrath and William H. Macy.
has won two Obie Awards for his performances in
"Distant Fires" and "Zooman and
"Accumulating money has never been a real
goal for me. Rather, I think about how to make
every moment of my life mean something. What's
been my barometer for success is my creative and
spiritual growth-I measure my success by the quality
of my work. Last year I sat down and re-examined
things. I asked myself if I wanted to do anything
and everything just to get a lot of money. I decided
I'd rather work and collaborate with people at
the top of their craft. And my dream has come
true. This year I'm doing a picture with four
Academy Award winners: Director Robert Benton,
Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, and Paul Newman."
Giancarlo is also a member of the Atlantic Theater
Company. The Atlantic Theater is the company started
by David Mamet and William H. Macy.
Quinn, BlueBarnProductions: Director, Writer, Executive
is wholly owned and operated by Paul and Nicole
Quinn. Other BlueBarnProductions include www.nicomats.com,
'Slot A Tab B' Productions, and the writings of
Nicole Quinn has written for John Singleton, HBO,
Showtime, the networks, and Jodie Foster's Egg
Pictures. Her play, co-authored with award winning
playwright Nina Shengold and some 40 highschool
students and community members, "War at Home:Students
Respond to Sept.11th" is published by Playscripts,
inc. and in the anthology "Under Thirty" by Vintage
Originals. Playscripts, inc. will publish Odds
& Ends a collection of Quinn's short plays in
Quinn's 'SLAP&TICKLE' is a finalist and her
stageplay 'THE TORMENT' is a semi-finalist at
the 2006 Moondance Film Festival. 'SLAP&TICKLE'
has also won first prize in the Reel Sisters screenplay
contest sponsored by African Voices Magazine.
'HAIR IS CRUCIAL' won the 'Spirit of Moondance'
award for best short story at the 2004 Moondance
Film Festival. 'Racing Daylight' won the 'First
Fifteen' at the Tanglewood Film Festival 2003.
She has participated in the Hamptons International
Film Festival Writers' Conference, the Equinoxe
Writers Fellowship in Bordeaux, France, the Hudson
Valley Film Festival and has had scripts in the
finals of the Winfemme Film Festival and the Moondance
INFORMATION was at the Samuel
French Play Festival 2005 and THE TORMENT is a
finalist at Lark Play Development 2005 and at
NYFA panelist in playwriting/screenwriting a judge
in the 'Youth Narrative' category Hamptons Int.
Film Fest., a panelist for the MAA art scholarships,
Nicole Quinn is a member of Actors & Writers.
Raab and Jason Downs conceived Watershed Works,
their film production company, in a grungy apartment
in upper Manhattan three years ago. Their first
film, Come Lovely, has taken them around the country
to many festivals including Newport Beach International,
Woodstock, Austin Independent, Dahlonega, the LA
Shorts and the Hamptons International.
They are currently filming a documentary about women’s
reproductive rights set against the current moral
and political climate. Sheep's Clothing, a feature
length drama, is in development.
is a graduate of NYU Tisch
School of the Arts and has worked production on
NBC's Law & Order, ABC's Spin City, independent
feature films and music videos. As a member of the
Peregrine Theatre Company she directed plays at
the John Houseman Theatre and HERE Performance Space.
DoGo Productions promotes the art of collaboration!
Our efforts are focused on establishing artistic
ensembles to develop, produce and distribute provocative
content that will challenge, inspire and hopefully
delight audiences worldwide. Our basic mission
is surprisingly simple. To produce cost-effective
and entertaining feature motion pictures, documentaries,
television series for cable and networks and live
events. DoGo Productions believes in producing
compelling cutting edge projects designed to standout
in today's over-saturated market. By focusing
on expert storytelling and the use of digital
technologies film projects can be made with high
production values and within reasonable budgets.
Donn Gobin received his BA in Psychology and
Marketing from Pace University and a masters degree
in Media Studies from New School University. After
an eleven year stint with Showtime Networks/ Viacom,
Inc., he branched out and opened DoGo Productions
in 2005. Donn's experience in writing, producing,
directing and editing for film and television
makes him a tremendous asset to the independent
production world. He is currently overseeing development
and production on several feature films, documentaries
and television series searching for the right
outlet. He has a first look partnership deal with
Collective Concepts Entertainment (CCE) which
he co-founded in 2002. CCE will be controlling
a multi-million dollar film fund to finance a
variety of independent productions.
photographer Dion Ogust worked as a staffer in several
NYC film, animation and photography studios before
becoming a full-time Woodstock resident in 1988.
Dion's award winning fine art photography appears
in national and regional cultural and literary journals.
She exhibits regularly in Woodstock and in other
parts of the country.
As an independent portrait photographer, Dion specializes
in portraits of families and individuals. The cover
of vaious novels, CDs, videos and cassettes feature
Dion's photographic portraits of writers and performing
Dion is a staff photographer for the weekly Woodstock
Times. Her work in photojournalism also appears
in the New York Times and various other national
and international newsmagazines.
Dion's collection of stock photographs is represented
by The Image Works. She has served since 2001 on
the Board of Directors of the Center for Photography
Plant - Composer, Musician, Associate Music Director
Plant was Associate Music Director, arranger,
and flutist for Ang Lee's Oscar-nominated
EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN. Feature and documentary credits
include SHOOT GEORGE, JULIETTE OF
THE HERBS (PBS), ENTWINED, SPOTTED PUPPETS (Canal+),
BROTHERS AND OTHERS: THE IMPACT OF 9/11 ON ARABS
AND MUSLIMS IN AMERICA (CBC, Hallmark, Swiss TV),
GUILLERMO GOMEZ-PEÑA, (PBS), and
GOING ORGANIC (PBS) FOR LOVE OF JULIAN (narrated
by Susan Sarandon) and BRAVO PROFILES: JULIE TAYMOR
Scores include American
Museum of Natural History biodiversity films,
museum art installations and a commission for
Bill T. Jones Dance Company. Her work has been
performed at the Kennedy Center, BAM, Carnegie
Recital Hall, and the Spoleto Festival. Music
excerpts available at Sarah
Demitri has done make-up for print, film and television.
She is part of the Emmy Award winning Team (2000-01)
of NBC's The View while also working with the Emmy
nominated team (2001) of Guiding Light . She was
part of the Emmy nominated team (2000) of All My
Children and the Emmy nominated team (1997) of Another
Melanie has worked on the television shows; Ed,
America's Most Terrible Things (A Chevy Chase Pilot),
Law&Order SVU, and the short film The Food Pawn
Shop for SNL. She has worked on 20/20 Downtown,
and Prime Time, both for Cynthia McFadden.
Other television credits include: Who Wants to
be a Millionaire, Spin City, Good Morning America,
UpClose; for Barbara Cook, Gloria Steinem, and
Melanie has worked on the films Man on the Moon,
Poodie Tang, Belly, and The Debtors.
She has made-up June Allyson, Cyd Charise, Gloria
DeHaven, Betty Garrett, Tony Martin, Tom Bosley
and Debbie Shapiro-Gravite for the stage show Classical
Her work in print can be seen in TV Guide, Soap
Opera Digest, Soap Opera Weekly, Soap Opera Magazine,
People Magazine, Jet, and Women's World among others.
Price is the costume designer for the NBC series
LAW&ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT. Other costume
design credits include the Dick Wolf series DEADLINE,
NEW YORK UNDERCOVER, FEDS and THE WRIGHT VERDICTS;
Robert deNiro¹s TRIBECA ANTHOLOGY; A&E¹s
long-running AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHTS' THEATER; and
the Paramount feature film LASSIE.
Her wardrobe supervisor credits include GREENCARD,
REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, SIX DEGREES OF SEPERATION,
MISSISSIPPI BURNING, and BLUE STEEL.
Innes Smolansky is an entertainment attorney in
New York City. She represents film and television
producers, film production companies, distributors,
financiers, directors, writers and authors in business
transactions for independent film production, documentaries,
television, international co-productions and book