CAST & CREW
Naomi McDougall Jones
Caitlin Gold PRODUCER
Originally from Toronto, Caitlin began working in film production as a Production Assistant, eventually moving up the ranks to Production Coordinator, Production Manager/Line Producer, and finally, Producer. She produced ’79 PARTS, a comedy featuring Eric Roberts and Sandra Bernhard, and the upcoming thriller INDIGO starring Nicholas Brendan of Joss Whedon’s BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER. Additional credits include THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY, starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy, THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES, starring Fran Kranz and Odette Annable, and the upcoming MANIA DAYS starring Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby.
Naomi McDougall Jones WRITER/ PRODUCER
Naomi McDougall Jones is an award-winning actress, writer, and producer based in New York City. She wrote, produced, and starred in the award-winning feature film, IMAGlNE I'M BEAUTIFUL, for which Naomi received three Best Actress Awards (New York City International Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival, and RxSM), and “The Don Award” for Best Independently Produced Screenplay of 2014. The film is being distributed by Candy Factory Films (www.imagineimbeautiful.com). As an actress, she has appeared in over 100 plays, films, and TV shows, including HBO’s BOARDWALK EMPIRE and THE MIRE (Cherry Lane Theatre), for which she received a rave new York Times Review. As a writer, Naomi has had seven plays produced in New York City and elsewhere in the USA. Her articles on the independent film scene and women’s role in it have appeared in IndieWire, MovieScope Mag and Cinema/Verite and is a contributing blogger for The Huffington Post. She is currently in development on her second feature film, BITE ME, with producer Jack Lechner (BLUE VALENTINE, THE FOG OF WAR, former executive at Mirimax and HBO) and was a writer on Season 1 of Amazon's original series, The New Yorker Presents, premiering at Sundance 2016. Naomi also serves as the Co-Artistic Director for Theater Masters. More at www.naomimcdougalljones.com.
Joanna Bowzer PRODUCER
Joanna Bowzer is a New York City-based writer, director and producer with projects in film, theater and the Web. She has advised or worked on the development and production of dozens of feature and short films, both in the U.S. and abroad. Joanna most recently directed, produced and co-wrote the feature film DELUSIONS OF GUINEVERE which is festival-bound next year. Her next film projects include BREAKING HOME TIES (producer, writer), NICE GUYS FINISH LAST (director, producer), WAR AT HOME (director), and IMAGINE I'M BEAUTIFUL (producer). Additionally, she is the Literary Manager of the 9Thirty Theater Company and is the co-founder of the Generations Theater Project. Her latest play YELLOWJACKET comes to the stage in 2013, and the musical One Word Revolution (book) will follow in 2014. In addition to her work on the above, Joanna also has over nine years of experience working with Internet start-ups in premium digital media business development and marketing. Follow her on Twitter: @joannabowzer.
Meredith Edwards DIRECTOR
Meredith Edwards is an award-winning filmmaker, theatre director, producer, and artist based in New York. Her directorial debut, IMAGINE I'M BEAUTIFUL, a feature psychological drama, has taken home twelve festival awards and screened in sixteen cities across the US and Canada. Meredith has been working in the arts for over ten years in New York, Los Angeles, and London. Hailing from a small coastal town in North Carolina, she's always had an awareness and sharp eye for all of life's complexities and detail. As a story teller, Meredith is interested in the gray areas, specifically shedding light on the dark ones. She's not afraid to dive deep or get dirty and is most inspired to share stories that open people's eyes and shake them to the core. As a Holistic Life Coach and teacher/student of Yoga, there is never a shortage of inspiration for Meredith.
FOR SAMPLES OF MEREDITH’S WORK: https://vimeo.com/meredithedwards/videos
Piero Basso, AIC CINEMATOGRAPHER
Piero Basso was born and raised in northern Italy. He studied Cinema and Art at the University of Turin and was inspired by the work of Truffaut, Kubrick, Lynch, and Wenders. He developed a deep interest in visual storytelling and ultimately, cinematography became his main pursuit and passion. Over the course of his lengthy professional career, Piero has shot five feature films, two of which had low budgets. On these films in particular, Piero demonstrated his ability to work with limited resources, all the while maintaining a distinctive visual character and never compromising the overall quality of the prject. Additionally, he has photographed over a dozen documentaries and nearly three dozen short films, and has earned the reputation of being a fast yet thorough Director of Photography, with a strong, distinct, and mature vision. His films have been awarded important prizes and received international recognition, including nominations at the European Film Awards and countless victories at Festivals around the globe such as Toronto, Oberhausen, Edinburgh, Turin, and Huesca.
Chris Steele-Nicholson EDITOR/COMPOSER
Chris worked as a music video director, DP, and editor for Partizan in London before being signed to V2 Records with his band Semifinalists. He is now signed to Young and Lost Records with his band Oh Minnows and is a freelance film editor based in New York City.