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Sarah Rodenbaugh is an award-winning actor and writer who received an acting scholarship to The New York Film Academy. Quitting her job as a television producer, she decided to move to Los Angeles to be a comedic actor. Since then she’s appeared in many commercials and has created acclaimed web content. This includes her webseries BROS, countless sketch and improv shows all over the country including Straitjacket Society (Winner of Funny Women Festival Los Angeles), The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade. Sarah has a special ability to create stories in ways that are both funny and poignant.
Kelsey is an award-winning screenwriter and accomplished producer. She produced (as well as co-wrote and co-starred) in the webseries OVER EASY which was picked up by DB&A Television and aired on Roku. She co-wrote the feature film Unearth which is currently available on Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Showtime. She is a producer on two Roddenberry Podcast Network Podcasts, Fanaddicts with hosts Clare Kramer (Buffy, Bring it On) and David Magidoff (The Morning Show, Dexter: New Blood) and Quoting Gene Roddenberry which is hosted by Rachel True (The Craft) and Trent Vanegas (Pink is the New Blog).
Megan is a director who is known for her ability to work fluidly with talent, while never losing sight of story. She earned her MFA in Acting at the A.R.T. at Harvard University, which included a residency at the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia. She trained at UCB Theater and directs content for Funny Or Die (her videos amassed more than 20 million views and ROMPER is the most watched FoD video to date).Megan’s short films EVERYBODY DOES IT and BUTTERCUP have earned awards including Audience Choice, Best Comedy, and Best Narrative Short. BUTTERCUP was selected to be part of a nine-film tour of the US and Canada and went on to be one of only five films selected to screen in Beijing.
Kevin Schlanser is an award-winning filmmaker and cinematographer. His film The Ataxian won Best Documentary at Dances With Films, Newport Beach International, and the Sedona International Film Festival. He has shot independent features, commercials and music videos for clients including the San Francisco and New York City Ballet. He has also shot shorts for Funny or Die. Kevin loves using the camera to help tell the story at hand in the most succinct, intuitive and powerful way possible.
Alexander is a writer, artist and producer living in Los Angeles. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Jacobin, Salvage, among others. He is an editor at Locust Review and a producer of its podcast Locust Radio. He is excited to bring the perspective he's gained in his decades-long career as an art critic to practical use. A return to his roots as a theater-kid, he is embracing a new style of story telling and putting the organizational skills he gained running multiple publications to use in the film world.