Tiffany Kontoyiannis is a young Latina writer, director, actress and producer. She is the daughter of a Greek father and Venezuelan mother, and was born in New York City. She is a published playwright and has been recognized for her work in film.
Her most recent films have been acknowledged at festivals such as the Athena Film Festival, Cannes Short Film Corner, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival, Women’s Only Entertainment, and many more.
Writer, Director, Producer
Roy is a British-Israeli filmmaker who has been acknowledged for his work in over
twenty festivals, including LA Shorts and Short of the Week.
As an undergrad, he co-founded an independent production company
which focused on new-media content. One of his most notable videos, "Gym
Wildlife" received over 2 million views within the first two days of release.
Since attending USC, Roy has focused on screenwriting and directing, while working to create inspiring, raw, and engaging stories.
Native to Los Angeles, Karly has been in love with cinema her whole life. Years of
auditioning for commercials, acting in theater, and anchoring for the local city news made her fascinated with the production process. At sixteen, she taught herself the basics of how to organize a set by observing the crew at work, then soon after began to plunge into any production opportunity that was offered.
Karly is set to complete her bachelors degree in Cinema and Media Studies in Spring 2019, and pursue the MFA in Film and Television Production at USC shortly after.
Karly Arevalo Perez
Sebastián Márquez is an Ecuadorian Filmmaker that has won several first prizes since he was in school.
He and his uncle run a Film Production Company in Ecuador called Sky Films, which helps people achieve their needs and visions.
Becky Baihui Chen is a USC Grad Student and an LA-based cinematographer originally from Guangzhou, China.
As a freshman at UCLA Becky started working as a photographer for UCLA yearbook, and explored filmmaking at several student film groups such as Delta Kappa Alpha and International Students Film Association, where she was first introduced to film sets.
Cinematography is where she found her passion for filmmaking as she worked on numerous projects at USC in the past few years, including narrative shorts, music videos, commercials, and documentaries.
Lars Struck was raised in sunny south Florida before pursuing his undergrad degree at Florida State University. During his time there, he discovered his love of filmmaking and opted into FSU’s media production program where he learned the basics of narrative, documentary, and sports videography.
By the end of his time there, he was employed by ESPN as a camera operator for FSU’s football and basketball games. After graduation, Lars decided to pursue his master’s degree at the University of Southern California studying film production focusing in cinematography and sound. After graduation, Lars wants to be a freelance camera operator and production sound mixer.
Production & Post-Sound
Anthony has been passionate about filmmaking for over 7 years and have been working professionally for 3 years. His strengths are in the production phase, mainly in camera department as a camera operator and AC, as well as working in grip and electric. Anthony has worked in a variety of different conditions and crew sizes.
Anthony worked on a variety of different types of digital media, from web/narrative shorts, features, commercials, music videos, and videography (corporate and weddings) just to name a few. He is always looking forward to jump onto the next set and work with new people to grow his connections and create something wonderful.
1st Assistant Camera
Jesper Ankarfeldt is a Danish film composer and multi instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. He holds a Master in Film Music from Conservatory van Amsterdam and is finishing a second Master of Music from the prestigious USC Thornton's Department of Screen Scoring. Jesper's music have appeared in Cinemas and television worldwide and have been awarded in several occasions, latest at the FIPA / Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuals, with the Golden FIPA Award for best original music for his work on the TV episode Van God Los: Kerstkado. Jesper is currently working on multiple film projects and a Netflix show produced by dutch production company Pupkin.
Edurne Fernandez is an international student from Mexico City. She is proud to be part of a large extended family. Her undergraduate studies focused on textile design. While in Mexico, she worked as a costume designer assistant and collaborated on the adaptation of Rock of Ages The Musical, among some other productions. She was active in dance competitions for 10 years as a dancer, choreographer and costume designer for school dance teams. Edurne has always been a creative and passionate woman who believes that if you want something you have to work for it. She is currently on her third year at CalArts and every day is a reminder of how much she loves collaborating in creative storytelling via costume design.
Ecuadorian actress. She has performed in short and feature films, TV series, TV commercials and theatre plays in Spain, Ecuador and Los Angeles.
In addition, she has a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and a Master's Degree in screenwriting, and works as a playwright. Currently, she also works as an acting coach and Casting Director for films.
Alejandra Coral Mantilla
Noel & Waseem Ballou formed their first digital production company, Teez Agency LLC in 2014. Having bootstrapped the company with no outside funding into a multimillion dollar production company, it has been their goal to grow by expanding their horizons through working in a variety of projects. Ranging from B2B content, Shorts, Features and of course passion projects, each one showcasing high quality and engaging content.
Noel and Waseem Ballou