Orian Williams (PRODUCER) Born is Jackson, Mississippi, Raised in Houston Texas from age of 3, graduated from Baylor University, came to fame as an award-winning film producer whose credits include, the Academy Award nominated film, SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE, also produced by Nicolas Cage. Orian then set his sites on producing the BAFTA and CANNES winning critically acclaimed film, CONTROL, directed by Anton Corbijn detailing the life and times of JOY DIVISION front man, Ian Curtis. Along the way producing and releasing the comedy Tennis Anyone and the drama Big Sur. Currently, Orian is producing JEFF BUCKLEY from his rise and fall during his New York and Memphis years,THE SECOND COMING, based on a book by Walker Percy, to be directed by Wim Wenders, WONDERLAND AVENUE, based on a book by Danny Sugerman. Amongst his many accolades, the versatile producer was chosen by Variety Magazine as one of 2007’s Top Ten Producers.
Rey Cuerdo (PRODUCER) A Sony Pictures executive for 22 years, Rey Cuerdo began producing feature films as a hobby in 2002. He produced the drama “Small Voices”, which won Best Film in all of The Philippines’ film industry awards, was the country’s official entry to the Oscar and Golden Globe awards, and became the first Filipino film to be distributed by a major Hollywood studio (Warner Bros). In 2008, Rey executive produced “Dim Sum Funeral”, an HBO Films comedy. He was an executive producer of the Filipino horror-comedy hit “Remington and the Curse of the Zombadings” in 2011, and secured U.S. and international distribution for it, as well as an English-language remake in development. In 2015, Rey produced “Toto”, a festival award-winning Filipino American comedy. He helped produce “Motherland”, a Filipino documentary feature film which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2017 and is a 2017 Independent Spirit Nominee.
Hillary Spera (Cinematographer) is an award-winning Cinematographer based out of Brooklyn NY. Her films include, After Tiller (Independent Spirit Award and Sundance in Competition 2013), Black Rock (Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth), Oxyana, Darkon (SXSW audience winner), High Life (LIzzy Caplan, Ed Helms) and the upcoming film Wildlike (Bruce Greenwood, Ella Purnell) which will make it’s premiere at SXSW 2014.