Known for her feisty edge and knack for comedy, it’s no surprise that Rachael Harris got her start in LA performing with the esteemed LA improv troupe THE GROUNDLINGS. She has appeared in TV shows such as THE DAILY SHOW, THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM, RENO 911!, THE WEST WING, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, SUITS, NEW GIRL, and MODERN FAMILY. Her films include BEST IN SHOW, A MIGHTY WIND and FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION, with one of her most memorable roles as Ed Helms’ overbearing fiancé in THE HANGOVER. She was also nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role in the indie hit, NATURAL SELECTION. Currently, she plays Dr. Linda Martin in the Netflix television series LUCIFER.
Rob's work begin in New York City with the Upright Citizens Brigade improv troupe. Most recently he starred as Len Novak on the acclaimed Amazon series TRANSPARENT but he may be best known for his sketch comedy work on the MTV series HUMAN GIANT and for his role of Dr. Owen Maestro on the Adult Swim series CHILDRENS HOSPITAL. Other television shows include CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, FUNNY OR DIE PRESENTS, FAMILY ALBUM, AND MODERN FAMILY. He has appeared in the films THE OTHER GUYS, LIFE AS WE KNOW IT, LITTLE FOCKERS, DESPICABLE ME, HORRIBLE BOSSES 2, and THE DESCENDANTS. He continues to perform regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade.
Matthew Glave has made a name for himself in television with roles on some of the hottest shows, including NARCOS, BETTER THINGS, ANGIE TRIBECA, and THE MICK. His other television credits FEUD, MAD MEN, HELL ON WHEELS, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, GRACE AND FRANKIE, GIRLFRIEND’S GUIDE TO DIVORCE and many more.
Matthew Glave is best known for his role as Glenn Guglia in THE WEDDING SINGER. Matt can next be seen in Damien Chazelle’s FIRST MAN as Chuck Yaeger. He also starred in the independent film FUNNY STORY which premiered at Slamdance 2018 to great reviews. Some of his past film credits include THE THINNING, on YouTube Red, ARGO, and GET SMART.
Amber directs both film and theatre professionally. After completing her MFA in Directing at Baylor University, Amber began working with new media production company WILL Interactive, where she has directed and written over one dozen feature-length interactive films. She was an Associate Producer for the Emmy Award-winning Kennedy Center Honors, where she produced biography films for Tom Hanks and Lily Tomlin. She has also produced and directed several short films, including The Gift, Missy and 9 Days Later. She has been called the “rising star” of the DC theatre directors and her stage work has been hailed by the Washington Post as “intense and visually striking” as well as “polished and perceptive.”
Thomas co-wrote the screenplay for the independent feature Sironia which premiered at the 2011 Austin Film Festival, winning the Audience Award for best Texas Independent Film. Other features include In the Middle and Victor which have screened at numerous festivals around the country. His plays include Keeping Watch, Going with Jenny, Binge, 31 Plays and International Falls which won “best of fest” at the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival. Keeping Watch premiered at the Theatrical Outfit and was hailed as the season’s “best play in Atlanta” by Creative Loafing Magazine. His latest play Slide By was a finalist for the Eugene O’Neil Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference.
Nicholas worked as an executive assistant to the president of Fox Searchlight Pictures where he was involved with such productions as Napoleon Dynamite, The Last King of Scotland, Sideways, and Juno. Nicholas then went to work as an assistant to director Marc Webb on the hit comedy 500 Days of Summer and for producer Kevin Halloran on Water For Elephants. He also coordinated and worked in production management on; Crossbones the NBC series starring John Malkovich; Hitchcock, the biopic starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren; Once Upon A Time In Venice, starring Bruce Willis and John Goodman, and Wakefield, starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner. Most recently Nicholas produced the feature The Watcher premiering on Lifetime and Netflix as well as the docu-drama series The Warfighters airing on The History Channel.
Andrew was born and raised in Syracuse, NY. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, he furthered his education at The London Film School. He has experienced the film industry from all angles, both on and off set, and thrives in balancing the creative with the professional. His most recent work was for the feature film Shuddhi that involved a month of shooting in remote parts of India. Film’s collaborative nature is what Andrew most appreciates and he always approaches each project with a blank slate. He enjoys being challenged and letting the story and characters push him to discover new visual approaches. Andrew is an active member of the International Cinematographers Guild and previously collaborated with Amber on the short film Missy.
Based in Los Angeles, Matthew's primary recognition is on the indie film front. His award and festival history includes being recipient of multiple Artios Award nominations; a 2015 coveted Palme d’or Award for Cannes winner Chronic, for acclaimed Mexican director Michel Franco and starring Tim Roth; Deidra And Laney Rob A Train (Netflix) that premiered at Sundance 2017 by the Sundance award-winning director Sydney Freeland; and 2016 SXSW selection “Miss Stevens”, starring Lily Rabe (winner - Best Actress) as well as the 2017 SXSW selection, “Maya Dardel”, starring Lena Olin. He has worked with productions/co-productions for Australia, Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands and the UK, where he also enjoys dual citizenship. Matthew is the current President of the Casting Society of America. @lessallcasting
Esin is a video editor based in Washington, D.C. After completing her MA in Film and Video at American University in 2011, Esin received the Best Editing award for the 30-minute documentary The Soul of the PinUp at the Visions Awards. She has edited short narratives and documentaries for the Discovery Channel, Anheuser-Busch, NFL, Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. In 2016, Esin edited for MTV’s Beyond the Wall, a series of 29 short videos telling the real-life immigration stories of actors and comedians, such as Arturo Castro and Diane Guerrero. The videos were released on social media and broadcast on a wall at Bryant Park in New York.
Eric Shimelonis is a composer and multi-instrumentalist whose genre-defying score work spans film, theatre, dance, television, and radio. His classical compositions have been performed at Carnegie Hall, Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies, and at the Juilliard School; and he routinely performs other styles of music in venues as diverse as CBGB and the Kennedy Center. Eric has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. He is the winner of a Helen Hayes Award, and has been nominated for Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.