Gleb Osatinski has Masters degrees in Physics (Kharkov Polytechnic University) and Computer Science & Finance (New York University). He also received a film degree from the Digital Film Academy in New York and has trained at directing workshops with Adrienne Weiss. After a few years of working on Wall Street, he decided to follow his true passion and become a film director. His short film Pisces of an Unconscious Mind won a Drama Award at the 2011 Official Best of Fest and screened at the Atlanta Film Festival, Woods Hole Film Festival, Magnolia Independent Film Festival, New York City International Film Festival, New Filmmakers NYC and other film festivals around the globe.
His second short, The House at the Edge of the Galaxy won the Vortex Sci-Fi & Fantasy Award at the Rhode Island Film Festival and won Short Sci-Fi at the Garden State Film Festival. It was an official selection at the Sarasota, Napa Valley, Portland Film Festival, Asiana International, Zero, LA Shorts, Woods Hole, Cannes Short Corner, Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia, the Atlanta Film Festivals and many more. It was accepted into the Fandor online film library and distributed by Shorts International Worldwide. Also he is a FIX filmmaker at Fandor.com Gleb is married and lives in Brooklyn with his wife Katya and dog Brodsky.
Danielle Ellen began her entertainment career as an actress in regional theater (Flock Theatre) and in small roles in film and television (Saturday Night Live). At Columbia University she completed a double major in Neuroscience & Behavior and Creative Writing. After this she received a master's degree in Creative Writing from the University of Oxford. Winner of the Van Rensselaer Prize, she most recently published a short story in the Irish Literary Review. Danielle Ellen lives in New York.
Nando Del Castillo was born in Buffalo, NY in 1968. He was raised on his mother’s farm in Florida where they trained racehorses. At 18 he began what became an extensive and successful career as an international model and actor.
Nando has appeared in over a hundred TV commercials, with countless successful print campaigns and fashion shows including Versace,Valentino, Ferre', Etro, Corneliani among many others. His first TV commercial in 1988 was for Mountain Dew: “Dew it Country Cool” where he is seen riding his horse with a water skier (Brad Pitt) in tow. Nando studied acting in New York and Miami. The best education has been life itself according to the cowboy. NandoDelCastillo.com
MAGGIE FINE is a New York based actress/writer/and producer. A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Maggie received her B.F.A in Acting from De Paul Theater School in Chicago '02. As an actress she has worked professionally in stage and television since graduation. Televison credits include guest star/co-star roles on Breaking Bad (AMC), In Plain Sight and (USA) and Boardwalk Empire (HBO). She has appeared in numerous theater productions in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. Some of which include "Time of Your Life" /Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago; "Blue Surge"/ The Goodman Theater, Chicago, and the world premier of Sam Shepard's " God of Hell" at the Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, directed by Jason Alexander and co-starring Bryan Cranston, and most recently she had an on-going appearance at The Mckittrick Hotel, home of the immersive smash hit, Sleep No More.
Breaking Bad actor, Bryan Cranston served as influential catalyst to Maggie's writing and producing career. In 2012, he acted as Executive Producer with Harvey Weinstein to develop her original show concept "Los Alamos" for television. In 2013, she co-wrote, produced, and starred in two award winning short films entitled SHIP OF FOOLS and THE QUANTIFIED SELF. In 2014, Maggie partnered with Dublin based Producer John Goodwin to launch her own production company, Olde Town Pictures. She is currently in development on her first feature and in talks with several NY based producers about launching an independent film/theater studio at Shakespeare on The Hudson in upstate, NY.
Charlotte Ruley is a joyful knitter, book worm and poet who loves to sing. She has worked as an actress on stage, film, TV and print. She is a rising sixth grader from Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Madeleine Ruley is a rising sixth grader from Nantucket, Massachusetts. She is an avid bird watcher, dog lover, yogini, swimmer, as well as ukulele enthusiast. She has worked as an actress on stage, film, TV and print.
Imoto has worked over the past decade in the medium of video and photography. Immersing herself in the ever-changing world of digital acquisition, she's mastered the art of capturing the moment. The knowledge she has acquired from holding several different titles in film and television including Director of Photography, Assistant Director, and Editor has helped shape Imoto’s life-long passion of creating meaningful content for this Universe.
Jarin Blaschke is an award-winning cinematographer and alumni of the Sundance Director’s Lab. In 2015, His latest film, THE WITCH, premiered at Sundance and he was listed as Ten Cinematographers to Watch by Variety Magazine. His other recent feature film credits include the long-anticipated Unicorns by Leah Meyerhoff and Babygirl by Macdara Vallely, which premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Other film credits include Bomb, Bitch and The Dawn Chorus, which simultaneously screened at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and Crazy Beats Strong Every Time, a version of Meadowlandz, directed by Moon Molson and workshopped at the 2008 Sundance Director's Lab. His commercial and promotional work includes clients such as Atlantic Records, Nautica, L'Oreal, IKEA, International Olympic Committee, Amnesty International, Hearst Corporation and Intimissimi/Victoria's Secret. Blaschke has designed celebrity and fashion lighting for Vanity Fair Magazine. Additionally, he recently directed live miniature photography for the New York Philharmonic on the groundbreaking New York premiere of Le Grand Macabre at Lincoln Center.
Described by NPR host Jon Weber as “a visionary composer, an extraordinary jazz pianist and a very bright young rising star in the jazz world”, and touted by the Boston Globe as being “among the leading lights of a new breed of jazz players.” Romain, who was originally born in France, came to the US and attended Berklee College of Music (class of 2004) on a scholarship. In 2007, he graduated from the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (TMIJ) where he held a Full Scholarship as the pianist of an ensemble handpicked by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Terence Blanchard. During this time, Romain studied with Ron Carter, Charlie Haden, Wynton Marsalis, and toured with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter in Vietnam and India. He has also performed at a Kennedy Center concert hosted by Quincy Jones, featuring Stevie Wonder, Patti Austin, Joshua Redman and John Patitucci among numerous others. Romain has also composed orchestra scores for short films including Vlada Subotic’s About Me (2010), and Gleb Osatinski’s award winning Pisces of an Unconscious Mind (2011).
Hilary studied classical piano at University of Maryland. She started out in cinema shooting and directing her own experimental films and working for documentary filmmakers. She then moved to New York and came up working in the editing rooms of filmmakers including Lee Daniels, Jennifer Fox, David Mamet, Paul Schrader, and Noah Baumbach. She recently edited The Quantified Self a short film written and directed by Gleb Osatinski. Other credits include Preoccupied a satire written and directed by Brendan Gibbons about two bankers who occupy Occupy Wall Street. Thread a documentary about five Afghan women directed by Laurie Chock. Hope & A Little Sugar about two New Yorkers, a Muslim man and Sikh woman, who turn to each other in the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks directed by Tanuja Chandra. She is currently working on a documentary about children with special needs.
Molly Coffee embodies all challenges of her field. She’s versatile, creative, and can command a workspace as well as she can delegate to a team. Coffee has come a long way over the last seven years since she relocated to Atlanta from small town Georgia. Reliable and dedicated, her presence on set adds to the crew dynamic on both indie and union projects which she can transition between without batting an eyelash. Even when faced with limited resources she can turn nothing into something pretty spectacular. Art department is not where her skills end. Molly is an avid fan of stop-motion and has created several short films in the genre. She is also the mastermind behind the successful website, Zombie Cat Productions, which doubles as the name of her production company.
Greg Smith is a two-time Emmy nominated sound designer, re-recording mixer, classically trained composer and instrumentalist. Besides his passion for sound and music, he enjoys playing jazz and improvising, exploring and photographing New York City neighborhoods, cooking and experimenting with new types of cuisine, and learning new things. In 2014, He founded GS Audio Post out of a simple desire to offer the highest quality audio services with a personal touch.
GS Audio Post is an audio post-production facility located in the heart of New York City, Times Square. Our work includes award-winning films, documentaries, television specials and series, dramatic features and shorts that have shown on HBO, PBS, A&E, MTV, ESPN, and in theaters and major film festivals, including Tribeca, Sundance, Toronto, and South by Southwest, to name a few. GSAudioPost.com