The Crew


Stefon Bristol, Director/co-writer

Stefon Bristol is an award-winning filmmaker in the pursuit of becoming a master of the art of storytelling.  His favorite films are Do the Right Thing, Back to the Future Part II, and Jurassic Park. . . . don't judge.  www.stefonbristol.com

Ashley Alexander, Producer

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Ashley Alexander went on to graduate with a degree from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Before pursuing a MBA/MFA dual masters in film producing at NYU, she worked in China as a film and TV producer for three years. She most recently produced Entertainment Experience China, a Dutch-Chinese cross-media project led by John Woo. She is interested in international films and films that explore survival.



Joshua a. foster, co-producer

Joshua A. Foster is a Spartanburg, SC native currently enrolled in the prestigious NYU Tisch MFA graduate film program studying to become a director/producer.  In addition, Josh has earned an International Masters of Business Administration degree at the University of South Carolina, and has over twenty years of experience in finance sector.  He is the director, writer, producer, and editor of five short films (including the award-winning Small Beginnings 2015) as well as an executive producer of Chris White's award-winning feature, Cinema Purgatorio (2014). 

Thati peele, Co-Producer

Thati Peele is a South African statistician turned filmmaker. She has produced over 15 short films which have travelled to various oscar qualifying film festivals. This collaboration serves as one of the highlights of the films she has produced not only for the talent helming the piece but for the poignant subject matter. 



Fredrica Bailey, co-writer

Fredrica Bailey is a 2016 MFA graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She hails from Washington, D.C. Her feature film "The Expat" was a 2015 Action Adventure semi-finalist in Final Draft's Big Break Contest. In 2016 she was awarded Tisch's Paulette Goddard Scholarship, as well as the Charles Purpura Award for Special Recognition in Screenwriting.  

laura moss, production designer

Laura is a filmmaker and production designer born and raised in NYC. Her design work has screened at Sundance, SXSW, Berlin and Telluride. As a director has screened at Anthology Film Archives and MOMA, where she received an AICP award for her commercial work. She is currently in development on her first feature, Gordon. www.lauramossfilms.com 

noel rayo diz, editor

Noel Rayo Diz has gathered over ten years of experience as a film editor and colorist. Short films, documentaries, commercials, videoclips, etc... And always losing his eyebrows in front of the monitors. vimeo.com/noelrayo 


winter coleman, casting director

Winter Coleman is a filmmaker/photographer from Beverly Hills, California and a recent graduate of NYUs Tisch School of the Arts where she earned her MFA. Both her photography and her film work focus on our humanity and dealing with the small indignities that ultimately shape who we are. wintertaylor.com

AM Zick, Location sound

AM Zick was born in Cleveland OH and still can't believe the Cavs are NBA champions. He has been working as a freelance production sound mixer, sound designer and composer in New York since completing his BA in Music from Brown University and Vancouver Film School's Sound Design program. His work can be viewed at www.amzick.com.

felipe vara de rey, director of photography

Born in Madrid, Spain, Felipe is currently developing his career in New York City, where he moved in 2011 after receiving a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to pursue NYU’s MFA in filmmaking. Over the last years, he has directed and shot many projects, including documentaries, narrative shorts, music videos, electoral campaign ads and commercials. The last feature documentary he worked on as a cinematographer, “Cooking up a tribute”, premiered at Berinale 2015. Felipe is a recipient of the Steven J. Ross Fellowship, and he has recently been nominated for the 2015 Volker Banhemann Award for excellence in cinematography. felipevaraderey.com

abu the god, costume designer

Abu is a fashion designer who has worked with Kanye West and other celebrities and professionals. 


Brett darmetko, Music composer

Brett Darmetko is a Brooklyn based composer and music producer. Self-taught, he is influenced by electronic, hip hop, and world music. He has composed scores for films featured at South by Southwest and Cannes Film Festival. His second full-length album will be released in 2017. BrettDarmetko.com

Joe zakko, Set photographer

A photographer whose roots are in cinema; currently working on multiple large format photo series' and an experimental short anthology film, all while finding set photography gigs and finishing his undergrad at Tisch for film. jzakko.com