Gabrielle Fox is an award winning writer and director. She won the award for Outstanding Playwriting, Overall Production and the Planet Activist Award in the Planet Connections Festivity in recognition of her fundraising efforts for the Alzheimer’s Association. She won the final slot in Playwrights for a Cause and her work was included alongside world premieres by Lucy Boyle, Migdalia Cruz, Catherine Filloux, Regina Taylor, and Lucy Thurber. Her play The Home was presented in the La MaMa New Playwright Marathon in New York. Her play The Second Coming is published in The Best New Ten Minute Plays 2021 and was part of Dark Planet: Not Your Mother’s Valentine’s Day, in rep with Jose Rivera’s Lovesong (Imperfect). She won the 914Inc. Women in Business Award for founding Theatre Revolution.
She teaches writing for Westchester Community College and the Young Author's Conference. She founded and produced the first women’s playwright festival in the Hudson Valley, Glass Ceiling Breakers, now in its 3rd year. She is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild www.gabriellefoxwrites.com www.theatrerevolution.org
Alyse Kenny is an accomplished writer, actress, comedian, and Emmy-winning television producer. As a comedian, Alyse has performed standup comedy across the country in premier comedy clubs and created Gotham Comedy Club's successful fundraising program, It’s A Charity Thing! using comedy to raise money for a different charity each month. She also created and hosted Gotham's hip storytelling show, Storytalks, a top comedy pick by The New York Times.In addition to her acting roles on television and film, including recurring stints on ABC’s What Would You Do? and the Netflix show Halston, Alyse has been an in-demand actress by major consumer products’ companies for their advertising campaigns. She has starred in national commercials for popular brands including Dannon, Zelle, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Payless, Nestea, Wyndham, Shout and others.Her small and mighty production company, Quirky Girl Productions, recently produced the award-winning short comedy that Alyse wrote, produced and stars in, titled “Happily Ever Ally.” She is honored and thrilled that “Happily Ever Ally” is an official selection in this year’s Piermont Film Festival. For more info about Alyse Kenny, visit her website at www.alysekenny.com and follow her on social media @alysekenny.
In 1994, working on weekends and in his spare time, Dick Fisher created a breakthrough film that proved to be a watershed for independent film, The Brothers McMullen. The first release of Fox Searchlight Pictures, its phenomenal commercial success demonstrated the mass-market viability of micro budget independent films. Working with his production assistant, the talented writer/director/actor Eddie Burns, and a crew of enthusiastic volunteers, Fisher realized his conviction that, "the best production value is a story well told." In addition to winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival (1995) the film also received an Independent Spirit Award, a Special Jury Prize at the Deauville Festival of American Film, and the Producers Guild of America's Golden Laurel NOVA Award for outstanding achievement by an emerging producer.
Dick Fisher began his professional career in 1978 as a cameraman shooting 16mm newsreels and commercials for a tiny television station (WUTR) in Utica, New York. Returning home to New York City in 1980, he pioneered the video news magazine format as the first videographer for PM Magazine. Applying film style lighting and production values to the fledgling location video Among his clients; Entertainment Tonight, Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous, Inside Edition, A Current Affair, Hard Copy, Extra, Metromedia and Fox News. Feature film experience came on the sets of Quiz Show, The Paper, Age Of Innocence, Carlito's Way, The Scout, It Could Happen To You, and other feature films on which he served as a video camera operator.
En Suite marks director Geoffrey Cantor's narrative directorial debut. In London, Geoffrey was on the creative team of England’s first late night TV show, The Night Network (LWT), and founded the play-reading series Readings at One in the West End. Stage directing credits include The Man Who was Peter Pan, Sweet Texas Reckoning, Lone Star and Laundry & Bourbon.
As an actor, he is best known as Ellison in Marvel’s Daredevil and The Punisher. He has over 100 TV and film credits, including Call Jane, Hail, Ceasar!, Public Enemies, Man on a Ledge, Fair Game, Apple’s Foundation, Maniac, The Americans, and all of the Law & Order’s. He has been seen on stages from Broadway to London, and can been heard in audio books and video games.
Geoffrey has also created unscripted content for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Rethink the Conversation, and wrote, produced, and directed a Sensitivity/Anti-harassment training program for Goodbye Harassment.
Geoffrey graduated from Amherst, and trained at the National Theater Institute (Eugene O’Neill Theater Center) and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
Tom Balsamides is known for Early Release (2008), Dimensions and Hunting Season (2011).
born in Klagenfurt/Celovec
1992 – 2000
SLOG – Slovenska gimnazija/Slowenisches Gymnasium I Klagenfurt
2000 – 2003
BEd study I Pädagogische Hochschule I Klagenfurt
2004 – 2009
MA study I Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (AGRFT) I Ljubljana
2009 – 2010
visiting scholar I HFF Konrad Wolf I Berlin/Potsdam
filmmaker, screenwriter and elementary school teacher mainly in the Alps-Adriatic region
member of Directors Guild of Slovenia (DSR) I Društvo slovenskih režiserjev in režiserk