Ecstasy Behind the Forgotten
Cast and Crew
In addition to directing, Nora produces, writes, and edits all of her films. Nora’s favorite part about directing is getting to relay to an audience exactly how she sees the world frame-by-frame with a hyper-realistic lens. Nora enjoys finding commonalities with characters and storylines that differ greatly from her own personal life experiences and values. Nora relishes in the intricacies of ambiguous characters, and has committed herself to explore the unanswerable question: “why do people act the way that they do?”
Born and raised in Verona, NJ, William Lund first developed a passion for acting through improv comedy at Upright Citizens Brigade. He then continued his studies at H.B. Studios where he was connected to renowned acting coach, Alice Spivak, with whom he trained privately for eight years.
William has been featured in multiple plays as well as films for festivals throughout New York while also remaining a member of the OnTheRoad Repertory Company. From his work on projects, he acquired legit Film and TV and commercial representation with Florance Kirilova, Ken Park, and Ramona Pitera.
Scott Callenberger is a 24 year old actor based in New York City. Originally from Merritt Island, FL, Scott studied theatre at Florida State University then moved to NYC upon graduation. He’s studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and with Anthony Abeson. Scott has appeared in numerous short films and his feature film debut as Owen Marshall in An Angry Boy is set to release on Amazon Prime in Spring 2023.
Jenna Szoke is an Actor, Dancer, and Director/Choreographer. She recently graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Acting, where she spent time studying at the Atlantic Acting School, the Experimental Theatre Wing, and Stonestreet Studios before being selected to train abroad at the International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam and the Acting Studio in Berlin. Since graduating, she has made her theatrical debut in “(!)” at The Tank, and recently starred in Clinton Kane’s Official Music Video, “GO TO HELL.”
Director of Photography
Award-Winning Director/Producer based out of Brooklyn, Nick Bradshaw is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College. Serving as the Owner and Operator of Bay One Entertainment since founding the company in 2018, Nick has worked in a wide range of positions over his career in independent film and television production. Balancing internal company projects while also working as a freelancer in various outside contracting work, Nick is dedicated to bringing others’ visions to life beyond his own. With a passion for storytelling in all forms, he hopes to produce in multiple mediums, develop a strong creative team producing under the Bay One umbrella, and push his creative and logistical talents further in the coming years.
Phil Bevers, a native Texan, is an award-winning Film Composer and an up-and-coming Music Producer/Audio Engineer based in Brooklyn, New York. As the Co-COO and a Creative Director for Bay One, he strives to bring unique and varying perspectives to reality, whether it’s of his own imagination or others. Finding a deep interest in the connection between human embodiment in music and acting, he also acts as the Executive Composer and Audio Engineer for Bay One, allowing him to develop a sonically-driven creative expression for the company as well as his business acumen. Since moving to New York, Phillip has composed for a multitude of films and projects, including the award-winning short film “Dollars and Sense”, written by John Alban Coughlan.
Lighting Designer/1st AC
Photographer, filmmaker studio lighting professional, activist, and digital storyteller. A creative thinker and extrovert, who is passionate about LGBTQ, gender, and racial justice.
Costume Designer/ Makeup & SFX Artist
Kate Cannon is an emerging filmmaker, with specialties in Production Design and Mixed Medium practices. She has experience in commercial and music video work with clients such as Hypebeast, KidSuper, Diana Smith, and Ashley Kutcher. “The Garden” will be Cannon’s first short film written and directed by herself. Originally from Salt Lake City, Cannon had little experience in the film industry, but quickly found passion in combining her love of writing and designing. Cannon is currently in pre-production for two short films and a feature horror film
James Vader is a composer and sound designer for film and media based in Sydney, Australia. He creates dynamic orchestral and electronic music with a key focus on driving narrative through orchestration. James has most recently completed compositions for the dramas Beyond the Sea (2020), Very Close Friends (2021) and Goldfish (2021); the horror film Touch (2021) and the sci-fi Overwritten (2021).
He has recently composed music for a number of movie trailers and collaborated with Horan Media to create soundtracks for their website and the film production company logo for Outlaw Films. He will also be completing the soundtrack and sound design for the feature film, Mike Horan’s Remnant which will be released in 2022.
Assistant Costume Designer
Macie Barefoot is a filmmaker, screenwriter, and director from Raleigh, North Carolina. From a young age, Macie developed a great passion for entertainment and the performing arts. Macie is currently residing in New York City where she studied at Marymount Manhattan College. She recently graduated with a double Bachelor of Arts in Cinema, Television & Emerging Media, and Digital Media and Video Production, as well as minoring in Dance. Macie's passion to improve LGBTQ+ on-screen representation led her to create Pride House Entertainment in 2020, to develop a space to celebrate diverse and authentic queer representation in film and television.
Born in Boston, MA, and raised just a few towns north in Reading, MA Glenn got his first taste of acting in preschool where the children would perform a Nativity Play for their parents every Christmas. After graduating with a B.A. in Psychology he focused on his craft - completing the incredible two-year Meisner training program at the William Esper Studio followed by three semesters of Master Class with Bill himself. He considers himself blessed to have had opportunities to play fascinating and varied characters both on stage and on camera.
"Combining my passion for Sexual Education advocacy with my theatre background, I am ecstatic to be pursing intimacy direction and coordination. I am currently training in Theatrical Intimacy education as well as learning from my mentors at Marymount Manhattan College.
In the fall of 2021, I choreographed intimacy formy first production—Spring awakening at forager Theater company.
This spring I am assiting with intimacy with three student-led productions at marymount manhattan as well as shadowing and assisting the other intimacy directors on staff."
Born in Cairns, Australia, and living in NYC since 2011, Bimini is an actor, writer, producer, and generally funny person.
After completing the full-time studio program at the William Esper Studio, Bimini found her tribe amongst the company of OurBar, and has contributed to their site-specific theater ever since.
Film Supervisor/ Script Consultant
Erin Greenwell is a New York Filmmaker who received her BFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and her MFA in Writing and Directing from the City College of New York. Erin is currently an Associate Professor, teaching Digital Video and Media Production at Marymount Manhattan College. Erin directed her feature film My Best Day, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and she co-produced and edited Hunting in Wartime. Erin served as editor on Yomeddine, an international feature narrative that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for a Palme d’Or Award, in addition to being submitted by Egypt for consideration of Best International Film for the 91st Oscars. Erin’s fiction short, Skin the Wire, premiered at NY Shorts Festival and her doc/animation hybrid short, The Phoenix and The Dove, a remote collaboration with Bedford Hills College Program alumna, Connie Leung, is in final post production. Teaching awards include Outstanding Faculty Award for Communication + Media Arts and the C-TIE Award for Innovative Teaching.