Charlotte Marie grew up in Las Vegas, NV where she attended The University of Nevada, Reno and the University of Las Vegas NV. Since then she has acted and produced over 60 projects, including concerts, plays, short films, music videos and commercials. In the past few years her love of production and performance took her a step further and she found herself inspired by writing and directing over 15 projects! Currently Charlotte is gearing up to direct and act in a romantic comedy entitled “Prince and the Paralegal”. She will then produce “Amanda” a short dark film about 2 young girls and looks forward to directing MC MO Whine next music video. When Charlotte is not filmmaking she gives back to her community by working with “The New Hollywood” a Woman’s Goal Group, where she is Vice President of Membership. “The New Hollywood” volunteers for various organizations such as City Hearts and The Geena Davis Foundation. Charlotte is also on the board of “Hollywood Gives”, a Holiday event where they volunteer with Toys for Tots to help underprivileged children have a wonderful Christmas.
Ben Jurand is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He received a BA from San Jose State University before graduating the American Conservatory Theatre’s professional training program. In LA Ben debuted in the mark Taper production “The Trouble with Europe”. Then he went on to the Odyssey and Ensemble Theatre Studio’s production of “The Bridgehead”. He was also spotted in the Matrix Theatre’s “No Place to be Somebody.” He was also the recipient of the NACCP image award for “For the Love of Freedom” trilogy. Ben’s first TV roll was in Hill Street Blues, which followed the television gauntlet The A-Team, Simon and Simon, Hunter,Knight Rider, Street Hawk and more of the same. A break out film for him was Demolition Man, followed by Sliver. Ben is very pleased to have had the opportunity to work on THE UNTIMELY CONCURRENCE and is so grateful for his WIN as Best Supporting Actor in a Short for his role as Leon at the 2012 AOF FILM FESTIVAL.
Amir Abdullah is an actor hailing from Jacksonville, FL. He attended University of Miami as an undergraduate, and received his Master of Fine Arts in Acting from The Pennsylvania State University. Amir’s work in theatre has been seen all over the US. Recently, he wrote, acted in, and coproduced the play, Pray To Ball, which had its premiere at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Most recently, Amir returned to Los Angeles after performing the role of Othello, in Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s, Othello the Remix, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Amir returns to finish filming the role of Oliver in, Love: As You Like It. He is represented commercially and theatrically by Berman/Sacks Talent Agency.
Kit Williamson hails from Jackson Mississippi. He has acted professionally on Broadway as well as off-off-off Broadway and has relocated from NY to LA to pursue his MFA in playwriting at UCLA. Film and TV credits include :”Numb3rs” on CBS, “Death Valley” on MTV, “2010 Moby Dick” from The Asylum.
“The Untimely Concurrence” from Matemotja Productions (AOF International Film Fest), “Para-Normal” from Lauren Timmons (Screamfest LA), “Panacea” from Kent Hastings (Sacramento Horror Fest), ”Last Halloween” from Steele Films (Rhode Island Horror Fest), “The Many Doors of Albert Whale” from Daywalt Fear Factory (Viscera Fest, Bleed Fest), ”The Brute Killer” from Tom Etlinger (Las Vegas International Film Fest, Hollyshorts, Chicago Latino Film Fest), “Opious” from World’s Last Hero Productions, “The Takeover” from BDHR Entertainment and “Best Friends Forever,” upcoming from director Brea Grant. New York theatre credits include the tony-nominated revival of “Talk Radio” on Broadway, “Made in Poland” with The Play Company at 59E59, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with Sonnet Rep, “Marat/Sade” with Push Productions and numerous credits with his company At Play Productions.
In 2011, Cira Felina Bolla became a member of the International Cinematographer’s Guild, Local 600. Her feature work includes Second Unit on the notable New Line Cinema film by Director, Jonathan Glazer “BIRTH” starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall and Danny Huston (live action water birth sequence), distributed by Fine Line Features and her recent work with Belgian Director, Pascal Baillien a 35MM feature set in the California desert. In the US, Bolla’s independent feature, “LIFE OF LEMON” received top mention for her ‘stellar camera’ work via “The Independent Critic.” Ms. Bolla is a dual US / EU (Italian) citizen and fluent in four languages. “Artistic Instinct” is the core of Cira Felina Bolla’s work as Director of Photography. Bolla’s camera work is critically acclaimed and award winning, this, after her undergraduate work via N.Y.U. (Tisch School of the Arts, Film & Television). In 2007, Bolla received an Emmy® Nomination for her documentary camera work on Episode 5; “Stories from the Sharp Experience”, that same year her documentary work on “Oh Saigon” from Director Doan Hoang premiered at Sundance and was recently broadcast via PBS in 2011. In 2005, Bolla’s passion for the camera resulted in a prestigious appointment with the Women in Film Cinematography Fellowship. She received the rare opportunity to study her craft in a “hands-on” environment while on the set of the Emmy® winning “House M.D.” (NBC Universal) television series, where she trained in various aspects of cinematography by the distinguished veteran American Society of Cinematographer’s, Roy H. Wagner ASC (a former student of Ansel Adams). Bolla’s Commercial and Music Video Clients include: Newcastle Beer, Mentos, Samsung, Roadrunner Records, Mosticko Records, CNR Records, CMT, MTV & VH1 Cira Felina Bolla was featured on the cover of 30 yr Industry Magazine P3 Production Update Magazine Dec ’06. Bolla’s work has been noted in BRITISH CINEMATOGRAPHER Magazine July ’07, The Hollywood Reporter & featured in Student Filmmakers Magazine 2007 & 2010. Ms. Bolla is the selected Cinematographer for the WOMEN IN FILM (WIF) website campaign set to run in industry publications through 2012.