JOE KICAK - DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Joe Kicak is a Director and Content Creator who completed his latest short, "Must Kill Karl", with financing from Bravo!Fact and is currently developing the feature version with writer, Karen Moore. Shaftesbury Films recently optioned Joe’s children’s TV adventure series, "Magical Geographic". His previous directing credits include the award-winning dramatic-suspense short "Frigid", created with the generous participation of the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council, and the award-winning dark comedy short "Distilled Love", which received the National Screen Institute’s Drama Prize. His feature film, which he produced and starred in, "Two Days Till Tomorrow", screened at festivals across North America and won a limited Canadian theatrical release with AMC theatres.
KAREN MOORE - WRITER / PRODUCER
Karen Moore is currently a Writer and Co-Producer on the TV comedy series Workin’ Moms (CBC). Her previous credits include: Writer/Story Editor on the second season of "What Would Sal Do?" (CraveTV), Writer and Story Coordinator on the fifth and sixth seasons of "Rookie Blue" (ABC/ Shaw), and Researcher on the second season of Saving Hope (NBC/ CTV). She has written webisodes for Rookie Blue’s Web Series “Stakeout” and “In Session”, as well as the Saving Hope Web Series “Last Call” and was the Creative Consultant on the popular branded content webseries "Ms Labelled" (Smokebomb/ Shaw). She is the Writer/ Producer of the 2016 Bravo!Fact dark comedy short, "Must Kill Karl", as well as the Bravo!Fact dramatic short, "Your Place or Mine", which screened across North America.
RYAN WEST - PRODUCER
Ryan West is a Vancouver-born, Toronto-based producer with a background in film, television, and theatre. His feature film "A Sunday Kind of Love" was selected for the inaugural IndieCan10K Film Challenge, and screened around the world from Montreal to Shanghai. He has also produced a number of short films, including zom-com "Day of the Living?" and quirky romance "Mann". He is one of the producers of the 2016 Bravo!Fact comedy short "Must Kill Karl".
ROBIN CRUMLEY - PRODUCER
Robin Crumley is an established Toronto-based Producer. His credits include feature films "After The Ball" starring Lauren Holly and Chris Noth, "The Entitled" starring Ray Liotta and Kevin Zegers, and the Rock’n’Roll vampire film "Suck" starring Malcolm McDowell, Jessica Paré, Iggy Pop, and Alice Cooper. Other producing credits include the feature length documentaries: "Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames", based on the life of Jungian analyst Marion Woodman; and "Global Groove Network", which examines the history and culture of EDM (Electronic Dance Music). He Produced the Genie-nominated short film, "The Answer Key", and the acclaimed web-series for Sphinx Productions and Apple Canada, "This Week On Movies" hosted by film critic Richard Crouse. Before starting Recorder Films with partner Phil Svoboda, Crumley was Vice President of Toronto-based Capri Vision since 2006, a division of Capri Films dedicated to fostering young and emerging Canadian talent.
D. GREGOR HAGEY - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
D. Gregor Hagey is a Canadian Cinematographer. He turned down studying Fine Art at York University to study Film at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. In his graduating year at Ryerson, he was nominated for best student cinematography at the TVO Telefest Awards (1993). He's had 5 CSC award nominations and 1 win in 2012 for the short film "Artist: Unknown". In 2001, Gregor shot the first HD feature in Canada, "Rub & Tug" (Don McKellar). He was also an early adopter of the Red One digital camera in Canada. His feature film work includes "Suck" (Malcolm McDowell, Jessica Pare), "Confessions of a Porn Addict" (Spencer Rice) and "Phil The Alien" (Nicole De Boer, Graham Greene). His TV work includes "The Yard" (TMN), "Pure Pwnage" (Showcase), 2nd Unit for "Flashpoint" (CTV) and select episodes of "Mayday" (aka Air Emergency).
ROSALIE MACKINTOSH - PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Rosalie began her film career in renowned Caligari special effects makeup and prosthetics studio, working on films such as "Resident Evil", "Outlander", "Lars and the Real Girl", "Rookie Blue", and "Saving Hope". She then went on to be the key special effects makeup artist on "The Colony", "Wolves", and "Clown". In 2016, her work as a production designer started to take off on the popular web series "The Amazing Gayl Pile", and three highly-stylistic feature films: "The Lockpicker", "An American Dream", and "The Man in the Shadows".