Jennifer Gordon Thomas (Exec. Producer) - Jennifer has spent the last 15 years acting, directing and producing theatre in New York, as well editing and producing documentary, short films and industrials. This is Jennifer's first time producing a feature film and she's thrilled to have helped develop the script with the brilliant Mac Rogers, based on his short play SPIKE.
MAC ROGERS (Screenwriter) - is an award-winning playwright based in New York City. His plays include SOVEREIGN (New York Times and Backstage Critic’s Pick), BLAST RADIUS (New York Times Critic’s Pick), ADVANCE MAN (Backstage Critic’s Pick and winner of the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Premiere Production), FRANKENSTEIN UPSTAIRS (featured in the New York Magazine Approval Matrix and nominated for the NYIT Award for Best Premier Production), LIGATURE MARKS (CityBeat Critic’s Pick), ASYMMETRIC (produced by Philadelphia’s acclaimed New City Stage Company), VIRAL (winner of Outstanding Play at FringeNYC 2009 and Best Off-Off Broadway Play from the New York Independent Theater Bloggers), UNIVERSAL ROBOTS (nominated for four New York Innovative Theatre awards and winner of Best Off-Off Broadway Play from the New York Independent Theater Bloggers), HAIL SATAN (Outstanding Playwriting Winner at FringeNYC 2007), and FLEET WEEK: THE MUSICAL (co-written with Sean and Jordana Williams; winner of Outstanding Musical at FringeNYC 2005).
Mac’s plays have earned acclaim from The New York Times, Backstage, The Wall Street Journal, Time Out New York, New York Post, Flavorpill, io9.com (Gawker Media’s science fiction site), Tor.com, Show Business Weekly, New York Press, BroadwayWorld.com, NYTheatre.com, ShowShowdown, and many others. Of SOVEREIGN, the concluding installment of Mac’s ambitious HONEYCOMB TRILOGY, Flavorpill writes, “Mac Rogers' Sovereign is a gripping and satisfying ending to his epic alien invasion tale, The Honeycomb Trilogy, proving that the work as a whole is one of the most intelligent and complex theatrical events of the year.”
Yessica Curiel Montoya (Director of Photography) - Yessica is a cinematographer who is passionate about using lighting and lensing as subtle yet stalwart tools for storytelling. She has shot dozens of projects—both fiction and documentary—many of which have been screened in film festivals around the world. Her very own short QUIET SPACE screened at the 2014 Festival de Cannes, and her latest work, MAINLAND www.mainlandfilm.com will be available in 2015. Yessica received her BFA in Film from the Departamento de Imagen y Sonido, at the Universidad de Guadalajara, and her MFA with a concentration in Cinematography from the City College of New York. She lives in Harlem, NY. www.yessicacurielmontoya.com