G.P.S. CREW

(Crew additions/changes pending)


BILLY HIGGINS
Director / Co-Writer

Billy Higgins is a graduate of both the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. Higgins has served as an assistant editor, script supervisor, and production assistant on various projects in Hollywood and has participated in the much-coveted internship program at George Lucas' INDUSTRIAL LIGHT + MAGIC in Northern California. Aside from filmmaking, Higgins has worked as a video and multimedia producer in the San Francisco Bay Area in various functions including THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. His last suspense thriller short NOT ALONE was an Official Selection of the FirstGlance Film Festival's Online Short Competition and held a place in the top five all throughout it's running.

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BLAKE ARMSTRONG
Producer

Blake Armstrong is a graduate from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. While attending USC, he helped produce numerous student and independent films. Armstrong also produced a successful television pilot, ON THE ROW, which shared insight into the Fraternity and Sorority system at major universities. Armstrong has worked for numerous established production companies and studios. He spent time helping the development team at Tom Hanks' and Gary Goetzman's Playtone (BAND OF BROTHERS, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, BIG LOVE). Armstrong also assisted at Sony Pictures in the story department, and at Ben Affleck's and Matt Damon's Liveplanet (PROJECT GREENLIGHT, SPEAKEASY), where he worked in the art department. Most recently, he has been assisting executives at different studios including Michael McDonald, in the drama development department at ABC/Touchtone Television (UGLY BETTY, CASTLE). As a writer, he has completed 2 feature length screenplays and is developing the scripts for 7 more.

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MICHAEL KOFSKY
Director of Photography

Michael Kofsky graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Film from Boston University in Massachusetts in 2009 where he directed one of the 8 short thesis films produced every year. While in school, Michael began working part time as a video journalist for THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, and he began working there full-time immediately after graduating school. While working at the WSJ, he continued to actively pursue narrative filmmaking, working on various projects and film sets in a variety of positions. He also produced some of his own films, including HARMLESS an ambitious independent short film which became a massive undertaking. In the autumn of 2011, Michael left New York and moved to Los Angeles, California to more actively purse a career in directing and shooting narrative films. Michael is a strong believer in understanding the intricacies of all of the positions on set, and keeps up to date with the latest styles, technology, and general banter in all of the filmmaking departments. His true passions are combining real, motivated performances from his actors with unique storytelling and cinematic visuals.

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ELIOTT O'DEA
Co-Writer/Production Designer

CRESTON HIGGINS
Co-Writer/Catering Services

STANLEY NAM
Executive Producer

JON LOGAN

Co-Producer

JACK O'DEA
Co-Production Designer

JOSH LOVICH
Script Consultant

LIZ ANDERSON

Script Consultant

ERICA BARDIN
Characters (Based On)

ANDRIA CHAMBERLAIN
Gaffer

GIOVANNI LABADESSA
Assistant Director

ROB NELSON
Assistant to the Producer

ANDREW SPEESE
Sound Re-Recording Mixer

SEBASTIAN GRUBAUGH

Production Sound Supervisor

ALEX CANNON

Script Supervisor

TED RITCHIE
Napa Production Assistant

TYLER HAGEN
Napa Production Assistant

JOSH ROSE

Napa Production Assistant

OMAR MEZA
Redondo Beach Production Assistant

JOHN LONACKER
Catering Supervisor

LEIGH BURNS
Catering Services

JULIA NEWMANN

Music

CODY WESTHEIMER
Music

Napa Locations Supervised by ANDREW MAZOTTI, GINA SMITH, GREG SMITH, TYLER RODDI, THERESA HOLDEN, and SHANE HOLDEN

Redondo Beach Locations Supervised by MICHAEL ARMSTRONG & MARLA ARMSTRONG

Napa Commercial Locations Provided by OENOTRI RESTAURANT & RUFF DOG HOTEL

Napa Catering Supplies Provided by VALLERGAS MARKET

Special Thanks to JOSEPH GRUBAUGH & SIGRUN SEIFERT, CAITLIN HUTCHERSON, CHUCK BOYLES, USC ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION & JOURNALISM, USC SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS