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Bios

BIOS

DAVID WARFIELD – Writer/ Director
David Warfield (WGAW) is a filmmaker with broad experience in production and screenwriting. He was co-producer and writer of the feature Linewatch (2008), released by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Writer/Director credits include the indie feature Ocean Park (2002) and cable docs for The History Channel. Writer/ Producer credits include Kill Me Again and Private Investigations (MGM). He has performed studio assignment work for Warner Bros, PolyGram, RKO, and others. As Producer, Mr. Warfield worked with notable directors including David Fincher, John Dahl, and David Lynch. He served as an advisor for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab in Prague, Czech Republic.

KEITH WEINER  — Producer
Keith Weiner has tech credits on feature films including Runaway Bride, Hairspray, Cry Baby, and The Replacements. He brought his extensive set operations experience to productions featuring an array of talent from Johnny Depp and Dustin Hoffman to Julia Roberts and Sydney Pollack. He worked on the Academy Award winning documentaries King Gimp, and The Johnstown Flood. Mr. Weiner obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, practiced law and worked film sets, concurrently.  He was the Managing Member of Visceral Productions, LLC.

SCOTT CHESTNUT – Cinematographer
Director/ Cinematographer/ Editor Scott Chestnut is an industry veteran of exceptional technical skill.  As editor, he has over a dozen Hollywood feature film credits including Rounders, You Kill Me, Joyride, and Unthinkable.  He has also edited hundreds of commercials and music videos, with clients including Madonna, Eric Clapton, Faith Hill, Blink 182, Nike, Pepsi, Coors, and Lexus.  As Cinematographer, Mr. Chestnut has lensed numerous short films, music videos for Black Lab, and filmed internationally for ESPN’s Fly Fishing the World.  He performed extensive camera work for the documentary, The Butte Project.

JOE BASILE – Actor (role of Jack Briar), Associate Producer
Filmmaker Joe Basile is an accomplished actor, writer, and director. His feature film acting credits include Tropic Thunder, Year One, Terminator Salvation, GIA, and 8 Heads in a Duffle Bag. He has worked with Tom Schulman, Joe Pesci, Mike Nichols, Jack Black, and Angelina Jolie, among many others.  Mr. Basile’s television credits include Seinfeld, CSI, 6 Feet Under, ER, the X-Files, and Without a Trace. Most recently he can be seen in episodes of The Defenders, Criminal Minds, and Desperate Housewives. Mr. Basile recently wrote and directed the feature film West End.

HANNAH SCHICK – Actor (role of Rose White)
Ms. Schick is an actor/writer based in Los Angeles and New York City. Raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, she started acting when she was 11, working in various independent films and theater companies. She majored in creative writing and film at Hunter College in New York City. She also attended the prestigious LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts where she studied theater. At seventeen she received a full scholarship from the Young Filmmaker’s Academy to study filmmaking in Tuscany, Italy. Hannah’s first feature length screenplay received the top grant from the New York State Council On The Arts and was a finalist for Creative Capital’s film/video grant.

Hannah is currently in pre-production for her second feature length screenplay, a twisted love story and punk rock thriller set in Maine.

LAUREN LAKIS  – Actor (role of Greta Glenn)
Ms. Lakis is an American film and stage actress from Baltimore, MD. Lakis began her film career in 2009 with China White, followed by a period of acting and modeling in Tokyo, Japan. She has since gone on to Los Angeles to work and star in feature films, including Stalker and Horror House. She has roles in American Girls, Lovely Molly, and The Blinds. Ms. Lakis can be seen in the 2014 releases Gun Woman and Appleton. She has worked alongside such veteran actors as Jon Polito, Bai Ling, Alexandra Holden, David Hayter, James Duval, and Amanda Fuller; as well as directors Tarsem Singh, Valerie Faris, and Jonathan Dayton. She will make her television debut in early 2014 with season 2 of the Kroll Show. When not acting, Lauren is the co-lead singer of the indie-rock band, Hobart W Fink. The band regularly performs at venues in Los Angeles, and has a new album set for release in 2014.

KENNETH HUGHES – Actor (role of Mark White), Associate Producer
Mr. Hughes has performed in film, TV, theatre, commercials, and music videos, working with distinguished artists such as the Coen Brothers, Michael Bay, Jim Carrey, Madonna, Meryle Streep, Val Kilmer, Matthew Ralston, Tracy Ullman, Christopher Columbus, Julie Taymor, ISO Dance, Bee Gee’s, Amy Brenneman, Diavalo Dance, and Mika Kaurismaki, to name a few (see IMDB or his website kennethhughes.com). Kenneth has appeared in numerous film festivals including Canne and Sundance and has been touring film festivals and film schools lecturing on independent film making & acting. He has a Cinema Degree, Equine Science Degree, Law Degree and a Pilots License. He has taught Dance and Acting at various independent schools and at CalArts in Los Angeles. He has also directed films, music videos, commercials and live stage events.

Nancy Murray – Actor (role of Haviland) is a theater director, performer and story teller who is currently obtaining her MFA in creative writing and the publishing arts at University of Baltimore.

JAMES GUYMON – Composer, Original Score
Mr. Guymon is an award-winning composer for film and the concert stage. Prior to scoring Rows, he created the score for the “Ride in the Park” segment of V/H/S/2, and numerous other films. He studied composition with Robert Ian Winstin, New Mexican composer Michael Mauldin, and commercial composer Ben Carson.

Guymon’s first film of critical acclaim was Jacques Thelemaque‘s Transaction (2005), which won the prestigious Grand Prix du Jury Prize at the 2006 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in the experimental category. This was the first time an American film had ever won the top prize in the experimental category, and the first time in ten years an American Film had won either of the two Grand Prix du Jury Awards. Transaction was also an official selection of the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, London Film Festival, Los Angeles International Film Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival, and a BAFTA award winner at the Mill Valley Film Festival.

The score for which Guymon is most known is Two Front Teeth (2006), a feature written and co-directed by Jamie Nash. The soundtrack CD is scheduled to be released on the ERM Media label late 2008 with distribution through Naxos.

Other commercial CDs that feature Guymon’s music are: Masterworks of the New Era, Vol. 14 (Dawn of the Iron Horse, from “The Human Sorcery Suite for Orchestra/Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra – Robert Ian Winstin Conducting), Made in America (Dawn of the Iron Horse from “The Human Sorcery Suite for Orchestra/ Millenneum Symphony Orchestra) Holidays of the New Era Vol. 2 (Sanctus/KYIV Chamber Choir)

James Guymon is a former composition student of Christopher Young. As a violinist/violist, Guymon studied with David Dalton, Rami Solomonow, Leonard Feldberg, Nancy Uscher, Jerry Grossman, and The Chicago String Quartet.