Douglas Chang (Director/Writer/Producer) has spent much of his career bridging the
worlds of public television and independent film. His first film, Absent Father,
premiered at the Dhaka International Film Festival in 2008 and was nominated for
best feature at the Religion Today Film Festival in Trento and Rome, Italy. His latest
project, Chaography: Variations on the Theme of Freedom, has been named a Finalist
in the Ultimate Filmmaker Competition and the Roy W. Dean Film Grant. He also played
an integral role on two PBS programs: “P.O.V.”, the acclaimed documentary series;
and “City Arts,” a groundbreaking art and culture series, where he worked with some
of the world’s most prominent artists. From 2001 to 2003, he served as programming
director for KCET, the central PBS station in Los Angeles, reaching the second largest
public television market in the United States.
Jessica Kadish (“Abigail”) has performed on stage in numerous plays, earning a best
leading actress award at the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center. She
has trained at the University of Chicago, Stagedoor Manor and the Notre Dame Summer
Institute of the Arts.
Beth Cloutier (Director of Photography) has served behind the camera on countless
films, documentaries, reality programs and live concert productions.. She co-produced
and filmed the fiction short Compliments of the Serpent, starring Roscoe Orman and
Novella Nelson. Her animated short, Building World Peace, screened at the Toronto
Worldwide Short Film Festival, and her documentary Ignited, exploring the subculture
of fire artists, is currently in post-production.
Allison Sherman (Writer/Producer) grew up in Malden, Massachusetts, where she now
lives with her eight-year-old son Andre. When not producing indie films, she works
as a medical technician and is pursuing a degree in Biology.
Deborah Chang (Producer) has collaborated on two Passion Play projects. She holds
a degree in Urban Planning from New York University and has managed budgets in excess
of one million dollars.
John Doe (“Tony”) helped change the face of rock music with the band “X.” Their album
“Los Angeles” was voted one of the ten best punk rock albums of all-time, and two
of their albums are in Rolling Stone’s “All-Time Top 500” list. He has gone on to
have a critically acclaimed solo career and has acted in films like Boogie Nights,
Sugartown and The Good Girl.
Anna Holtzman (Editor) made her first documentary, Subway Dreams, about artists who
perform in the New York City subway system. She graduated from the prestigious Edit
Center, working with the acclaimed documentary director Edet Belzberg, and served
as a camera intern on Broken English, directed by Zoe Cassavettes.
Blerti Murataj (Editor) has worked on numerous films and television series, including
“The Russians” and “The American Revolution” for the History Channel.
Madeleine Fix-Hansen (Original Music) is a multi-talented artist working in music,
graphic design, animation and video. She also leads the indie rock band M-Fix, whose
music is featured in the film..