J. Casey Modderno grew into the arts as a drummer in the New Haven hardcore-punk scene. After graduating NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts undergrad program, Casey released “Disgrace”, a short family drama dealing with adolescent sexuality and generational abuse, which went on to receive a Vimeo Staff Pick and played at numerous festivals worldwide. He is developing two features - a thriller about a family that unravels after an enigmatic and threatening woman wins the admiration of their highschool age daughter, and a horror-fairytale about a lost town where ghosts roam free, whispering secrets into the ears of the bereaved inhabitants.
Jarret Rosenblatt has a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from the University of Florida. He is a recipient of the Michael J. Hauptmann Award for excellence in short fiction. His stories, "Rhythmically" and "A Kind of Falling," appeared in the literary journal Subtropics. He has ghostwritten novels, memoirs, and several short films.
Thomas Burke is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, studying Economics and Theatre. He also studied at University College London to receive additional education in Economics. He is a long-time student of film, theatre, and the visual arts, with experience primarily as an actor and theatrical producer. He recently founded the company Love and Death Productions, and is producing his first indie feature, “The Endless.”
Josh Fisher was born and raised in Brooklyn, NYC. He studied cinematography at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, after which he hosted basement punk shows in the anarcho-punk scene of NYC throughout the aughts. Josh's commercials, shorts, and feature films have been awarded at festivals from Brooklyn to Cannes.
Arianne Alizio has devoted herself to creating inspired, full-sensory environments through film. Her work in production design is fueled by a compulsion to turn trash into treasure, and an infinite curiosity for people and the worlds they inhabit. She attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where she and director Casey Modderno bonded over film, music, and a shared ethos that largely originated from growing up in their local music communities. Ari’s work in music videos, commercials, features, and shorts has been showcased worldwide.
Brian Denny is a Los Angeles based Editor who studied his craft at The School of Visual Arts. Before attending the American Film Institute, he was the Post Production Supervisor at Hayden 5 in NYC. He edited the short films “Tobacco Burn”, which won Best Student Film at the Cleveland International Film Festival, and “The Exit Room”, which premiered at TriBeCa. Brian is currently cutting his first feature film, “The Great Silence.”