Meet our cast & crew
This team has worked tirelessly to put together a fantastic production. We couldn’t have asked for better collaborators!
Rachel Paulson attended school for performing arts during many years of her life. She's been acting on and off since she was a child. Rachel also has dipped her feet into producing (Kleptos and The Chest) as well as tried her hand at writing (Kleptos and The Chest.) She is the little sister of Actress Sarah Paulson, of "American Horror Story" and Casting Director Liz Paulson.
Kari Alison Hodge
Kari Alison Hodge is an actress and writer, known for I Am Joe (2016), Piled Higher and Deeper: Still in Grad School (2015) and Crazy Bitches (2019). Winner of best actress in a drama at LA Web Fest.
Courtney McCullough is a Chinese/Mexican American actress, model, and artist from Los Angeles. She has appeared on Showtime's Shameless, in the web series Weekly Meeting, and competed as a geography expert on Fox's Superhuman game show. She has been listed as a model to follow by OUT Magazine, BuzzFeed, and After Ellen.
Julia is a trained actress having studied at prestigious drama schools on both sides of the Atlantic. She completed a two year program at Drama Centre London having trained under Carol Rosenfelt and Victor Sleazak at HB Studio in New York. Julia then packed her bags and moved to Los Angeles where she trained with acting coach Cameron Thor. Julia has starred in numerous indie films including Fox Trap, In Honor Of and Amy Winehouse: Fallen Star and has taken supporting roles in feature films Better Off Single and The Last Cry. She was most recently seen on stage in The American Wife at Park Theatre in London where she played the lead and title character. Julia creates her own material which she writes produces and stars in. Her short film In Honor Of, played at 10 film festivals. Her feature-length web series, Girls Like Magic will be coming to the small screen very soon. She is in development on three feature films, multiple shorts, and three series.
Rodriquez is an actor, musician, and visual artist based in Seattle Washington. He has performed with Café Nordo, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Capitol Hill Arts Center, Seattle Shakespeare Company, The New Amerikan Theatre, Edge Theatre Ensemble, and The Community Theatre. He was an actor in the Freehold’s Engaged Theatre tour of Shakespeare’s Othello, and Henry IV and is a teaching artist at Freehold’s Engaged Theatre residencies at Monroe Correctional Facility and Echo Glen Juvenile Detention Center, and Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.
Wendy Jo Carlton
WRITER / DIRECTOR
Carlton directed her first feature film, Hannah Free, starring Emmy Award winner Sharon Gless in 2009. Her second feature, Jamie and Jessie are Not Together, is now available on Amazon Prime. Carlton’s lesbian web series Easy Abby received an incredible 50 million views for Season 1. Both seasons of Easy Abby are now on LGBTQ streaming platform Revry.tv.
Director of photography
Ryan Purcell has worked in the film industry his entire professional life. Over the course of his career, he's been fortunate enough to work with artists such as Robert Altman, David Lynch, Haskell Wexler, Vilmos Sigmund and others. He's adept at loose cinéma vérité documentary work as well as polished and elaborate commercial setups. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two kids.
Gina Mainwal is a musician and filmmaker who studied film at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her award-winning music videos and short documentary, Signed, Stamped, Dated: the Story of the Typing Explosion have been shown in film festivals around the world.
Danny is a film director, writer, editor, animator, and educator. Their work focuses largely on LGBTQ+ stories, both narrative and documentary. They founded Seattle Queer Filmmakers, a hub for people looking to make connections and find collaborators. Notable works include: two short films in previous national tours of Hump! Film Festival, “Pizza Roles” and “You’ve Got Tail,” winner of Best Short Documentary at the 2017 Flickers' Roving Eye International Film Festival, as well as top finalist in the International Documentary Challenge with “Oh, I Get It.” Danny is directing two projects in pre-production: a queer sci-fi comedy web series, and a personal short documentary.
Anne T. Hanson
Anne T. Hanson worked in television production as a sound mixer for many years, including the Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a frequent collaborator of Wendy Jo Carlton, co-producing the feature, Jamie and Jessie are Not Together and the short film, Sister Jesus, which premiered in Walla Walla Movie Crush 2017. Hanson also enjoys making encaustic 2D paintings.
Amanda Katherine Pitsch
Amanda is a multidisciplinary artist and designer who has studied at various schools on the west coast, including San Francisco Art Institute and Cornish College of the Arts. She is an active member within the Seattle music and arts community where she resides. Amanda currently works as the production designer and artistic director for The Future is 0.
1st Assistant Director
Olivia Zakes Green
2nd Assistant Director
Hair & Make-up