Kate is an actor and producer working between Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest. Her love for acting began at a young age; she spent her youth learning about all facets of the arts in performing arts academies and community theaters. After graduating magna cum laude from Chapman University, she began working in Los Angeles in film, TV and theatre. Recently she completed the first episode of the mini series Stages of Grief, the short film The Briarwood Collector, as well as embodying Little Red in the TNT series The Librarians, and starring in the independent thriller The Device.
Tony is a director and SAG-AFTRA actor with more than 30 years experience. His feature credits include Lucky Them with Thomas Hayden Church and Toni Collette, Switchmas with Elliot Gould and David DeLouise, The River Murders with Ray Liotta and Christian Slater, Laggies starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Keira Knightley and Wild with Reese Witherspoon. He has also been a guest star on several TV series including Grimm, Leverage, and Northern Exposure. Tony has been teaching and coaching actors both privately and at the college level in Seattle and Los Angeles for nearly 17 years.
Jesse began his acting career at a young age in the 1997 film As Good as It Gets, a role for which he won the Hollywood Reporter Young Star award. His acting career blossomed with several other high profile films, including his roles in the film Blow, as the child version of Johnny Depp's title character, and Pearl Harbor, in which he played the young version of Ben Affleck's character. He has continued to flourish in his transition from youth to teen/adult roles, achieving underground critical acclaim for his performance in the 2004 film The Butterfly Effect as the young Tommy Miller and alongside Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George in the rebooted The Amityville Horror. More recently, he has appeared as a guest star in several TV shows including Life, In Plain Sight, and Madmen. Jesse has also become actively involved in the independent film community with projects such as Exodus Fall and Hickory Nation, as well as producing and starring in the short film Manifest Destiny.
Chelsea is an actor and producer that grew up in Ohio. Her passions took her east to the Harrt School at the University of Hartford, Connecticut where she completed the BFA Actor Training. With a solid foundation in classical theater, Chelsea has excelled working professionally with the Hartford Stage theater company. Her passion for acting has brought her into the film world with recent credits on All My Sons, in the short film Gone-Elvis, and in the Wes Craven film My Soul to Take.
Tonya works as an actor, writer and producer in the greater Seattle area. She has appeared in numerous films and commercial videos throughout the region. Tonya's producing credits include PSA's, music videos, several short films and her most recent project, Lemonheads, a feature coming August 2015. In addition to acting, Tonya is the Program Director at the Rainier Independent Film Festival, dedicated to providing Independent filmmakers a venue to have their films screened in the tranquil area surrounding Mount Rainier.
Nathan Hendrickson is the Cinematic Manager at a prominent local video game studio most recently releasing Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. Nathan resides in Washington state and is actively working on building bridges between the local gaming and film industries and community. Nathan previously worked as a game and cinematic designer for major titles such as Shogo, The Matrix Online, Aliens vs. Predator 2, F.E.A.R. 2, and Condemned. He is also the creator of the popular video game franchise Condemned. Before entering the video game realm, Nathan was a producer, director, and writer for a film and video company specializing in industrial health and safety: Lockert, Jackson and Associates (LJA). While there, he wrote, produced, and directed over 20 hours of original content and won multiple local and national awards for his work. Nathan holds a B.A. in Broadcast Communications from Washington State University.
Connor is a cinematographer living and working in Seattle and Los Angeles. In addition to his work on The Hollow One, Connor has shot several other feature films in a wide range of styles. Cinematography on other narrative features include: Scrapper, 5th Street, Walking Against the Wind and Sisterhood of Death. Connor has also shot commercial projects for a number of well-known companies including Microsoft, VW, Boeing, Delta Airlines, T-Mobile, Tommy Bahama, Wells Fargo, Phillips Medical, and Nintendo.
Brian is a producer and sound designer who is passionate about immersion and emotion through sound. Starting with a music career in the early 90′s primarily in the dance/electronic/DJ scene, Brian has recorded and produced bands, released his own music and performed around all the Seattle clubs. This foundation in the music industry led him to fifteen years of acoustical composition and design for a prominent Seattle-based video game company. Brian has garnered many awards and accolades for his audio expertise and is thrilled to translate that knowledge to filmmaking.
As Production Designer and Set Decorator, Lisa’s skills and experience take photographic insight from still frame to motion capture. Collaborator, consultant and mentor, Lisa is a staple in the Northwest film and photo community. Her feature film credits include 21 and Over, Fat Kid Rules the World, Grassroots, Safety Not Guaranteed, The Details, The Architect, A Bit of Bad Luck, The Off Hours and the SyFy show, ZNation.
With ten-plus in the feature film and commercial production industry, Jeff’s specialties range from military, police and tactical weapons through Parisian Art Nouveau and mid century Modern and historical period furnishings and props. He also has a background and knowledge in both SW & NW native greens and wooded plants. In addition to The Hollow One, other recent films include: Deep Buriel, The Architect, A Bit of Bad Luck, Laggies, Lucky Them, Camilla Dickinson, Switchmas and the TV shows, ZNation and Grimm.
Ron is a costume designer with more than 30 years of experience in films, television, commercials, and live events. His work has been showcased at the Museum of History and Industry, and the Festival International Cinéma Costumes et Mode in Paris, which celebrates costume design in film. He has designed costumes for actors like Alan Arkin, James Earl Jones, David Lynch, Dolly Parton, and Parker Posey. Some of his recent work includes costume design for film such as: Deep Burial, The Architect, 4 Minute Mile, Laggies, and Grassroots. In 2014, Ron received the 9th Annual Mayor’s Award for outstanding Achievement in Film. This honor is given to an individual or entity, which has raised the profile of the City of Seattle and its film industry through an outstanding film-related achievement, or major contribution to the growth, advancement and reputation of Seattle as a filmmaking city.
Sherry brings more than 15 years of experience in Production, Art Direction, Outsource Management and Business. Her work spans video games, advertising and film servicing Microsoft, Sony, WB Games/Monolith, EA and Hasbro/Wizards of the Coast. Sherry has tremendous passion for helping creative individuals and clients bridge their needs, while developing great relationships and product.
Lorraine is an award-winning filmmaker possessing extensive professional credits in film and theater, and stepped into producing for feature films more than eight years ago. Prior to producing The Hollow One, she produced on numerous short films that screened at several film festivals, including Seattle International Film Festival and Breckenridge Film Festival in Colorado. In addition to her producing career, Lorraine has more than 20 years of experience as a professional film and stage actor. She has appeared most recently in the TV show ZNation, and in the feature films Vows and A Bit of Bad Luck.
Compulsion Films is based in the Seattle area Its end goal is to create a local, sustainable multi-media company that bridges the gap between film, games, and internet content. The ownership of the company is almost entirely local, with the goal of growing the Washington state film community and providing additional opportunities for the region’s expanding creative talent pool and highly skilled workforce.
Abundant Productions is a forward-thinking company that creates intriguing films with real potential for national attention. Work includes features, TV and Web series, award-winning shorts and video production. With a proven knack for wrangling and interfacing with production teams, crew and talent, Abundant keeps pace with the ever-changing world of independent filmmaking by staying current, focused and flexible while melding form and vision.