BRYAN ENK (Director, Co-Producer) is the former artistic director of the now-defunct Third Lows Productions, an independent film and theatre production company founded in 1992 that closed its doors in 2009. Third Lows' swan song and crowning achievement was PENNY DREADFUL, a 12-part supernatural theatrical serial co-created by Bryan Enk and Matt Gray that performed at the Brick Theater in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Bryan is also the creator and curator of THE SINISTER SIX, an annual horror anthology film series featuring six short films by six directors that recently screened its fourth and final installment, SINISTER SIX MUST BE DESTROYED. Bryan's films as director include MACBETH, JOHN'S ISLAND, THE CURIOUS CASE OF R.M. RENFIELD and MIDNIGHT DAYS.
JESSI GOTTA (Writer, Co-Producer) formed gotta/enk films with co-conspirator Bryan Enk in 2009. THE BIG BAD is the first horror feature they produced together. It has screened at several national and international film festivals and won Jessi the Best Feature Writer award from the 2011 LA Femme International Film Festival. Over the past few years, she has also collaborated with Piper McKenzie Productions on their BIZARRE SCIENCE FANTASY performance series, which mixes movement, dance and stage combat. Her film credits include ABSCOND VALLEY, REVENGE OF THE PROM and WATCHING, which was featured in the third annual SINISTER SIX horror anthology, BRIDE OF SINISTER SIX. She recently co-wrote and directed her first horror short, ANNIVERSARY DINNER, for gotta/enk films.
JEREMIAH KIPP (Assistant Director) has directed several short films and videos, including CONTACT (commissioned by Bryan Enk's THE SINISTER SIX annual screening series), THE CHRISTMAS PARTY (Cannes and Clermont-Ferrand), THE POD, SNAPSHOT (Best Director, 48 Hour Film Festival) and THE APARTMENT (commissioned by Canon to premiere their XL2 camera at DV Expo 2004). Notable assistant director credits include SOMEWHERE TONIGHT starring John Turturro, THE AWAKENED starring Robert Picardo and ONE NIGHT starring Melissa Leo. Jeremiah's association with Glass Eye Pix, headed by art-horror auteur Larry Fessenden, includes producing James Felix McKenny's SATAN HATES YOU (starring Reggie Bannister, Angus Scrimm, Debbie Rochon and Michael Berryman from THE HILLS HAVE EYES) and assistant directing the DIY cult classic AUTOMATONS and I SELL THE DEAD (starring Dominic Monaghan & Ron Perlman). Fessenden himself went on to play a major supporting role in Kipp's sci-fi short, THE POD.
DOMINICK SIVILLI (Director of Photography) is a cinematographer based in New York City, working on independent features, commercials and music videos since 2007. His credits include the international award winning SOCCER STORIES, cult horror director Alan Rowe Kelly's GALLERY OF FEAR, STREET, CONTACT, SOMETHING JUST, CHAPTER 11, #3, THE LAST STRAW and others. Dominick's directing credits include SILENCE and THE MORNING STAR. Preferred camera formats include 35mm, Super 16mm, RED and various HD formats. Dominick is the Director of Operations of CodeBreaker Productions, a production company/RED rental house.
JANE ROSE (Makeup/FX) got her start in the filmmaking world as a member of Reel Sweet Betty, a Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based guerilla filmmaker collective, where she discovered a love of prop-making and practical effects. Having made a few short horror films, she decided to get serious about effects and took a few classes at Makeup Mania, The School of Visual Arts and Combat Inc., in addition to gaining valuable knowledge from established makeup artists around NYC. Jane's work has since been seen on The History Channel, The Today Show, Conan O'Brien and in many local film and theatre productions. Her movies have screened at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival, the Coney Island Film Festival and the
KAREN FLOOD (Costume Designer) has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. She began costuming out of her vintage store in the East Village around 1996. Her first costuming experience was a play in the first New York Fringe Festival; she then originated URINETOWN. Many plays and films later, she has had designs on SEX AND THE CITY and The History Channel. She recently costumed DIETRICH AND CHEVALIER and one of her films premiered at the L.A. Shorts Festival. And she had the pleasure of costuming the final six PENNY DREADFUL episodes at the Brick Theater.
Sound Services by PostWorks New York: Chris White (Sound Design), Jared Seidman (Sound Mix), Chris Cameron (Audio Engineer), Steve Simons (Director of Sound Services), Shannon K. Hall (Senior Producer).
with Aaron Baker (Editor), Matthew J. Boudreau (Additional Sound Design), Catherine Ann Caputo (Assistant Camera/Production Assistant), Guy Davies (Assistant Camera), Zeb Fruit (Sound), Matt Gray (Second Assistant Director), Shawn James (Location Manager/Set Design & Construction), Chelsea Manifold (Assistant Makeup/FX), Paul J. Mason (Assistant Makeup/FX), Steven Munoz (Grip/Sound), Rory O'Neil (Grip/Production Assistant), Frank Padellaro (Additional Dialogue Mixing), Patrick Pizzolorusso (Web Consultant/Designer), Patrick Shearer (Additional Sound Design), Ted Stanke (Set Construction),
Frederick Trevino (Colorist), Vincent Wolf (Gaffer).