Andrew Kenneth Gay - Writer / Director / Producer

Andrew Kenneth Gay is a freelance professional in film production and a graduate student at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, earning a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film & Digital Media. Andrew earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Philosophy/Religion with a Minor in Creative Writing from Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL, in 2003, and his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film Production from UCF in 2006. He has worked professionally as a production coordinator, production manager, line producer, and assistant director on commercials, industrials, episodic television, feature-length motion pictures, music videos, New Media productions, and motion picture shorts. He has worked with Spike TV, VH1, the Discovery Channel, Nike, Bealls Outlet, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and the Disney Channel.In addition to his production work, Andrew has taught or lectured on topics ranging from film production to screenwriting at UCF, Southeastern University, Flagler College, and the New York Film Academy. Likewise, he has produced dozens of successful, festival-bound, independent short films, including three he also wrote and directed: “Naked,” “Love is Deaf,” and most recently, “Melissa with a Heart Around It.” Together these three films have received eight awards and 50 “official selections” at film festivals around the globe.

John William Wright - Producer

John Wright has seven years experience in entertainment, as both a performer and production professional, and has been on contract with Universal since 2005. He has worked behind the scenes on numerous commercials, industrials, music videos, and short films. Likewise, he is a SAG-eligible actor who has appeared on stage and on screen in commercials, motion pictures, a sitcom pilot, and a number of plays.

Kate Wilcox - Producer

Kate Wilcox attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she earned a BA in Cinema Studies and a minor in Mass Communication. Her experience includes a range of both in- office and on-set production jobs with Deeb Studios in Orlando, FL, as well as other freelance production work. In addition to her work on student films at both the undergraduate and graduate level, she has worked on projects for such companies as VH1, Brighthouse Networks, and Valencia Community College. Her roles have included Coordinator, Client Liason, and Production Manager.

Dave DeBorde - Associate Producer

Dave DeBorde is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened at over 60 film festivals, domestically and internationally, and has garnered over 27 major awards. His short film anthology Potluck is in distribution for the Christian media market, and one of the films in that collection, “Success Story, Part I,” was selected for competition at the Festival de Cannes. He is the founder and director of the Southeastern University film program and has consulted on multiple major motion pictures, including Bella, which won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival and had a national theatrical release. His own feature debut, Lakeland Love Comedy recently had its work-in-progress premiere at the Sunscreen Film Festival, and his latest feature project, Superstar, is currently in development.

Michelle Roca - Production Manager

Michelle has worked as stage manager, assistant director, art department coordinator, and production assistant on feature films, episodic television, and commercials, and with such companies as Dunkin Donuts, Nickelodeon, VH1, Fremantle Media and The History Channel. She has also successfully budgeted and produced countless motion picture shorts.

Brice Edward Gramm - Production Coordinator
Bethany Dickens - Director’s Assistant
Jesse Chapman - Office Production Assistant
Priscilla McEver - Office Production Assistant
Lakesha Johnson - Office Production Assistant
Collin Horton - Key Set Production Assistant
Kaysee Jay - Set Production Assistant
Kai Porter - Set Production Assistant
Alex Boyle - Set Production Assistant

Assistant Director’s Unit:

Mike De La Vina - 1st Assistant Director
Georginia Hurge - 2nd Assistant Director
Mike Nikolla - 2nd 2nd Assistant Director


Marco Cordero - Director of Photography
Allie Kenyon - 1st Assistant Camera
Chelsy Barwick - 1st Assistant Camera
Tyson Lindo - 2nd Assistant Camera
Jared Melman - Assistant Camera


Alex Wolfe - Production Designer
Sara Engelhardt - Art Director
Mike Santini - Assistant Art Director
Kelly Gibbons - Prop Master
Andrew Tolbert - Set Art Department Production Assistant
Leland Gorlin - Set Art Department Production Assistant
Marco Mujica - Set Art Department Production Assistant
Ally Nesmith - Art Department Production Assistant
Delaney Schenker - Art Department Production Assistant
Heath Lacy - Graphic Designer


Corey Frost - Location Manager
Max Rousseau - Location Scout
Nils Taranger - Location Scout
Addison Bryan - Location Scout


John Whitfield - Gaffer
Michael Lamott - Best Boy Electric

Set Operations:

Kenneth Lemons - Key Grip
Adam Azoulay - Grip
Reid Nicewonder - Grip
Jason Augustin - Grip
Michael Lighston - Grip
Chris Tharp - Grip


Dan Williams - Sound Mixer
Jake Williams - Boom Operator


Sara Engelhardt - Costume Designer
Danika Fiel Sumayang - Assistant Costume Designer
Ashley Harris - Wardrobe Supervisor
Courtney Proctor - Wardrobe Production Assistant

Script / Continuity:

David Bush - Script Supervisor

Hair / Makeup:

Maria Gallagher - Key Makeup / Hair
Andrea Gruidl - Assistant Makeup / Hair
Carla Weaver - Assistant Makeup / Hair


Laura Ramos - Casting Director
Grace Tsia - Casting Production Assistant
Brent Buffington - Casting Production Assistant
Sammantha Grace Lee - Casting Production Assistant
Matt Vinas - Casting Production Assistant

Craft Services:

Erin Mandelik - Key Craft Services
Andrea Aziza Booker Gay - Craft Services
April Muller - Craft Services


Morgan English - Editor
Jason Kupfer - Composer


Jon Strong - BTS / Video Blog Editor


Scott Goldberg - Lawyer

Production Interns:

Andrew Cadieux - Production Assistant
Matthew Ballinger - Production Assistant
Caleb Hecht - Production Assistant
Steve Schutt - Production Assistant
David Sigurani - Production Assistant

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