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© 2017 by AOK Productions, LLC

REPRESENTATION

Publicity

Lisa M. Trifone

lisa@11thstreetlot.com

Festivals and Sales

Jason Wehling

rogersparkfilm@gmail.com

CHRIS

JONNY MARS

After appearing in a record seven films playing at SXSW in 2013, Indiewire wrote the article “Jonny Mars is the Texas Film Star You Probably Never Heard Of.” Jonny has appeared in David Gordon Green’s
 Joe, Pit Stop, Blackmetal, Computer Chess, A Teacher, and Dig. Next up, look for Mars in A24’s A Ghost Story, Sony Pictures’ mystery Cover Versions, and in Support The Girls.

DEENA

CHRISTINE HORN

With over 20 years of professional theater experience, Christine has graced stages across the U.S. with Disney’s The Lion King. She has also appeared in a variety of television shows, including Ray Donovan, Greenleaf, The Originals, Rectify, Complications and will be seen as a recurring guest star in Season 3 of Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story.

ZEKE

ANTOINE McKAY

Antoine can be seen in Lee Daniels’ Fox series Empire, Netflix's Sense8 and is a core member of Comedy Central’s Review. He’s also appeared the TV shows Boss, Mind Games, Detroit 1-8-7, Prison Break and Sports Action Team. He was a touring company member of Chicago’s famed Second City improv comedy group and studied acting with the world-famous coach Uta Hagen.

GRACE

SARA SEVIGNY

Chicago-based Sara has worked with many local companies and is a proud member of The Factory Theater. She received a Jeff Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical in Porchlight Music Theatre’s production of Assassins and was a part of Strawdog Theater Company’s Best Ensemble award-winning Marathon ’33. TV credits include Empire (recurring-Fox), The Gabriels (Fox), ABC's Mindgames.

THE CAST

SCREENWRITER

CARLOS TREVIÑO

Carlos's theater directing credits include the premiere of Wallace Shawn’s A Thought in Three Parts and the production of his own play Not Clown at NYC's Soho Rep. He wrote three sections of Kyle Henry's Fourplay, winning the Outstanding Writing award at the 2013 Libercine Film Festival in Buenos Aires. His Emily Dickinson biopic, Wild Nights, was a finalist for IFP’s Phosphate Prize.

DIRECTOR

KYLE HENRY

Kyle’s feature fiction debut Room premiered at Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. It was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards, including the John Cassavetes Award, and received a nationwide theatrical release. Sections of his follow-up feature, Fourplay, four short tales of sexual intimacy, also screened at Sundance and Cannes. 

EDITOR

JOHN FECILE

John works in documentary film and radio. He was a field producer and sound recordist for Al Jazeera America’s documentary miniseries Hard Earned, which won the 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award. His audio documentary Blink Once for Yes aired on PRX’s Love + Radio and NPR’s Snap Judgment, and also won the 2017 Whicker’s Award and a 2017 Third Coast Award.

CINEMATOGRAPHER

DREW XANTHOPOULOS

Drew was nominated for the American Society of Cinematographers’ Student Heritage Award and works regularly as a doc, narrative, and commercial cinematographer. Credits include Travis Mathews’ fiction feature Discreet (Berlinale, 2017), footage for Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time, and DP of shorts that have premiered at Berlinale, Sundance, SXSW, among others.

THE FILMMAKERS

 
 

ALAN BERG

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Alan was the Executive Producer on the acclaimed documentary Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny, (2016 Sundance Film Festival) which was acquired by IFC and PBS American Masters. His company Arts+Labor has produced seven films which have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and more than a dozen features that have premiered at other festivals worldwide.

ROSS PUTMAN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Ross is an award-winning producer and the co-founder of PSH Collective. He produced the Sundance "Best of NEXT" winner First Girl I Loved, The LA Film Festival audience award-winner The Young Kieslowski, and the upcoming Emma Roberts vehicle In a Relationship.