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HOWARD GOLDBERG (Producer/Writer/Director)

Howard Goldberg is a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where he majored in painting and filmmaking. He is the recipient of a SUNDANCE INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP, where he developed the feature film “EDEN,” which he wrote, directed and Executive Produced in association with Water Street Pictures. “EDEN” was in the Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival and played widely all over the world. Mr. Goldberg also wrote, produced and directed the cult feature film "APPLE PIE" and wrote (book, music and lyrics), produced and directed the Off-Broadway musical "BUSKERS."


His most recent project is the just completed “JAKE SQUARED,” a surreal comedy starring Elias Koteas, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Virginia Madsen, Jane Seymour and Mike Vogel.


He filmed one of the first rock videos, Rod Stewart's "SAILING," for Warner Bros. Records. He also wrote the novel "THE KING OF CLUBS." In addition, his drawings and sculptures are in many private collections.



ELIAS KOTEAS (Producer) *See bio and photo in Cast section



DAVID K. WILSON (Producer)


David K. Wilson is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts where he focused on Producing and Directing. While at USC David was a finalist for the Coca Cola Refreshing Filmmaker Award as the Producer of “The Joust”. He produced several award winning short films including, “The Wild Man”, “Blood Debts”, “Psychosis”, and “Before I Wake”. His short film “Earthship”, which he also directed, was screened at 32 film festivals across the world and won several awards. David has experience producing both commercials and music videos, as well as working on a number of indie features.



HOWARD HIMELSTEIN (Executive Producer)

Barely out of his teens, Howard worked as assistant director for such notable film directors as Otto Preminger, Marty Ritt, Woody Allen, Sidney Lumet and Herb Ross. In 1995, Howard produced and directed his first feature film based upon his original story, “POWER OF ATTORNEY,” starring Elias Koteas and Danny Aiello. As writer-producer, he made the film "A GOOD WOMAN," starring Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson and Tom Wilkinson. As writer/director he made the film "MY SEXIEST YEAR," starring Harvey Keitel, Frankie Muniz, Amber Valetta, Frances Fisher and Christopher McDonald.

Upcoming projects include a remake of, "THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE", "SVENGALI", and Oscar Wilde’s, “A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE”, with Bruce Beresford attached to direct.



SHELLEY H. SURPIN (Executive Producer)


Shelley Surpin has practiced entertainment law for over twenty years as a partner at Surpin & Mayersohn, LLP, focusing on transactions relating to film finance, development, production and distribution, including representation of numerous independent filmmakers and production companies.  She is one of the producers of the recently released Fox Searchlight film “SOUND OF MY VOICE.  She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and law degree from Boalt Hall at the University of California at Berkeley.  Prior to attending law school, she co-founded the Media Access Center, a San Francisco Bay area documentary production company which pioneered the use of hand held portable video recording in the1970’s.



OREN KOULES (Executive Producer)


Oren Koules was president of Evolution Entertainment, producer of the Saw film series. He was also the owner of the Helena Bighorns ice hockey team, and is former part-owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning ice hockey team of the National Hockey League (NHL). Koules helped found Peak Productions in the mid 1990s. After two hit films, he became a Vice President of Production with Paramount Pictures. In 1999, he helped found the Evolution Entertainment film production company with Mark Burg. In 2004, the partnership formed Twisted Pictures to produce films. He appeared in Saw as a murder victim and in a scene in Saw IV as the same character.



Director of Photography  ADAM BRICKER






Production Designer  NICOLE GRAY


Make up Designer  MYKE MICHAELS


Wardrobe Designer  CAMILLE JUMELLE




Line Producer                                David K. Wilson


Associate Producer                        Pavanne Veltman


Visual Effects Consultant               Stefen Fangmeier


Music Consultant                           Brad Fiedel


Production Consultant                   Marty Pasetta, Jr.


Co-Producer                                  Helen Tymofieieva Schwartz




Post Production Supervisor Daniel Voltz




First Assistant Director                  Mike Montgomery


Second Assistant Director             Anthony Hanna


Assistant Producer                        Benjamin Goldberg


Assistant to the Director               Will McElroy



Script Supervisor                          Nicole M. Rivera



First Assistant Cameraman           Charlie Panian


Second Assistant Cameraman      Matt LaRoche


B Camera Operator                      Elie Smolkin


Additional B Camera Operator     Ken Koller


B Camera First AC                       Stephan Taylor-Wehr


B Camera Second AC                  Drew Dawson


B camera Second AC                   Jonathan Helms           


Loader                                         PJ Russ


Loader                                        Alex Grossfeld



Steadicam Operator                    Dave Baldwin


Underwater Photography            Evan Grant





Gaffer                                         Zack Savitz


Best Boy Electric                        Adam Goral


Key Grip                                    Ranjeet Rajan


Best Boy Grip                            Avihai Yaffe


Grip                                            Stuart Lock


Electric                                       Ricardo Cruz


Electric                                       Brett Drolet





Sound Recordist                        Armando Macias


Boom Operator                          Ashley Maria


Additional Sound Recordist       Mike Dellamonica



Department Head

              Make up and Hair        Myke Michaels


Key Make up and Hair               Caitlin Martini


Assistant Make up                      Love Kashenko




Key Set Costumer                      Erica D. Schwartz


Set Costumer                              John C. Houston IV


Set Costumer                              Tina Pogosian


Wardrobe PA                              Kelsey Morgan


                                                   Hannah Goldberg


Set Dresser                                 Taylor Jean





Key Production Assistant            Jake Lehman


Production Assistants                  Jarrod Concepcion


                                                   Tyler Sanderson


                                                   Luke Schab


                                                   Mario P. Colli


                                                   Tina Pogosian


                                                   Alex Navarro


                                                   Adam Gayheart


                                                   Sarah Christine Powell


                                                   Louk Goldberg



Painting of “Damian and Rain” by Jacques Silberstein


Poster Design by Fred Baxter


Visual Effects Artist                    Jake Akuna





Digital Intermediate Supervisor   Tims Johnson


Digital Intermediate Colorist        Narbeh Tatoussian


Digital Intermediate Editor           Steve Meyer


Digital Intermediate Assistant       Justin Williams 




Audio Post Facility                        PRIVATE ISLAND AUDIO


Supervising Sound Editor              Michael J. McDonald


Audio Post Coordinator                 Robyn Whitney


Post Audio Booking                      Julia Scott


Sound Effects Editors                    Matt Hall


Dialog Editor                                 Matt Hall


Background Editor                        Frank Buckner


Foley Recordist                              Jason Abell


Foley Artist                                    GW Pope III


ADR Recordists                             Leobardo Ledon & Jason Abell


Foley Editor                                   Jason Abell


Re-Recording Mixer                       Michael J. McDonald





EPK Photographer                        Michael Quick



Production Counsel                       Shelley H. Surpin

                                                      Jamie Coghill

                                                      Surpin & Mayersohn


Script Clearance Research             IndieClear, Kevin Hindley


Insurance                                       John William Hart III Insurance


Set Photographers                          Kaylee Wieneke

                                                      PJ Russ


On-set Teacher                              Frank Gieb


On set security provided by SET Security, inc

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