dennis hill / Father isaiah | kai
Dennis made his debut on the critically acclaimed HBO series, “The Wire” as Rookie Detective Christeson. Since then, he has starred in such highly-syndicated shows as “House of Lies,” “Cold Case,” “Hawthorne,” “Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns,” “Lie to Me,” “The Eleventh Hour,” “American Horror Story,” and more. Recently, Dennis has enjoyed playing Larus on “The Record Keeper,” a steam punk version of Ellen G. White’s “The Great Controversy.” Dennis lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kathy and their dog Dutch, dedicated to supporting innovative storytelling.
DANETTE WILSON / amiee
As an actor, Danette Wilson got her start in theater then national and regional commercials. Since then she has starred in the feature films "The Grey Man," "Exit Strategy," and "Manson Family Vacation." Most recently her television work includes "Vegas" for CBS, the NBC pilot "Bad Guys" and "Criminal Minds" also for CBS. A true team player and lover of filmmaking, behind the camera she is a Co-Producer/Unit Production Manager of the award winning short film (now available on HBO) "MUTED," starring Chandra Wilson. She strongly believes that storytelling plays an essential part in uniting us as people. Everyone has a story to tell and everyone's story deserves to be told. Follow her on Twitter! @danettewilson.
JUNESOO HAM / AWAN
JuneSoo Ham has starred as one of the leads in the award-winning web series, "The Record Keeper," a story in a steampunk world that chronicles biblical events through the accounts of angels. JuneSoo is co-founder, producer and screenwriter of Congress Films, a Los Angeles film collective. He looks forward to getting his first short film produced, selling his first feature and listening to Frank Ocean's new record this year.
ARIS JUSON / THE STAR EATER
Aris Juson is an actor based in Portland Oregon and has been on the television shows "Leverage" (TNT) and "Grimm" (NBC) as well as numerous commercials ads and independent films and projects. Currently, Aris is producing web series and short films for YouTube. The latest projects that he has worked on are a short film called "Counter Measure", an official selection in the L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival, and "Splinter Cell - Extraction," an official selection for The Machinima Interactive Film Festival. He can also be found in a web series called "The Record Keeper" where he plays Mangkukulam, the demon of fire in Filipino lore.
Danielle Henderson / XIOMAYA
Danielle Henderson is an American actress, but growing up watching Korean dramas has made her want to star in one! So, Henderson learned Korean (Hangeul) and studied theater at Grand Rapids Community College in her hometown in Michigan. It wasn't long before she packed up her bags and move to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Henderson began her career with a minor role in Valerio Zanoli's All You Can Dream and went on to her first lead role as Kennedy in Black Violet.
ROSHAN MALONEY / KHAN
Roshan Maloney is an actor and musician known for his work on NBC's "Grimm" and the CW's breakout hit "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."
STEVE MAurice / FATHER JACOB | ISI
Steve Maurice is a native Baltimorean and has played many roles on both onstage and in cinema. His theatre roles include Joe Turner, Come and Gone, Zooman and The Sign, The Might Gents, and The Amen Corner. Films and TV roles include "Homicide Life on The Streets," "The Head of State," "America's Most Wanted," and "Confidential Informant."
david Lago / Ruben
David Lago is a Cuban-American, EMMY Award-winning actor and 5 time EMMY nominee on the number one-rated CBS soap opera, "The Young and The Restless." He's also recognized for his recurring role of “Jeremy” on "7th Heaven," and played Elvis Presley in the live musical "Million Dollar Quartet " at Chicago's Apollo Theatre. Lago has spent the last few years acting in several Independent films and producing his own projects. He plays “Justin” in the EMMY Award winning series “The Bay”.
He's currently onstage as playing “Warner” in the musical “Legally Blonde.”
h. Leslie Foster II / Director
H. Leslie Foster II is an LA-based filmmaker and a co-founder of Traveling Muse Pictures, a non-profit film collective. He is also a founding member of the Nomad Solstice art collective. Having grown up and worked all around the world, Leslie thinks of himself as an urban nomad and fantasizes about joining a roving band of vagabond artists. He strives to make work that is both beautiful and uncomfortable. With over ten years spent in the film industry, Leslie is happiest when he's applying his knowledge and creativity in collaboration with other artists in order to tell unique stories.
That work includes everything from experimental film installations to his work co-producing the 2009 Crystal Heart award-winning short film “Marbles with Thoreau.” In addition to his work as a freelance filmmaker and film collective enthusiast, Leslie also serves as the current Artist-in-Residence at the Level Ground film festival and is the social media guru/resident "Mr." for Ms. In the Biz, a company that creates community and wisdom-sharing among women in the film industry. He's also one of the creators of Ritual Cycle.
theo brown / producer
Deep down, Theo Brown has always known what makes a good story. Having visited almost all of the United States (save the elusive, N. Dakota). he knows how one simple but powerful story can impact a wide group of people. By tapping into core elements that everyone can understand, he’s able to connect with just about anyone. In addition to serving as producer on Star Thieves, Theo works as a director, keeping busy with both narrative films and corporate clients.
During his free time, Theo’s reading Spider-Man comics while roaming Southern California, searching out the best local pizza joints to chow down on, or sneaking away to a museum. Follow him on Twitter @awesometheo.
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