Justin S. Fischer

Screenplay

 

Justin is a writer and musician based out of New York City, New York. Past projects include musicals (MAKING HOME, THE PRINCESS OF RIVERSIDE DRIVE), web-series (PUTIN ON THE RITZ) and podcasts (the upcoming SHADOWS OF THE ALLIANCE). justinsfischer.com.

Sterling Castillo

Executive Producer

 

Sterling Castillo is the owner and CEO of Abandoned Entertainment with over 30 years of experience in the arts. He is an award winning theatre producer, director and actor. Projects included numerous theatre plays, musicals and original compositions. This is his first time “dipping his toes” into the world of film; bringing years of experience leading people and projects as a military manager to this wonderful first time film project.  “Go Browncoats!”  

Jocelyn Fischer

Creator/Producer/Webmaster

 

Jocelyn has been the driving force in making this project happen. Most of the original concept art and design was drawn by her pen. This includes sketching storyboards and bridge/cockpit designs, creating props, costumes, and graphic design. She has also had her hand in all aspects of pre-production including sewing /shopping for costumes, marketing, scouting for locations, set design/construction, prop master, associate casting director, hair dresser, marketing, crowdfunding and this website was designed by her.  Her love for this film is an avocation that propels her creative energies. 

Our Crew

 

It takes a dedicated team of creative and talented people to create a film.  Check our fine folk below:

Douglas Bowker
CGI/Ship Design and Animation
 

Douglas Bowker is a freelance animation, video and motion graphics professional. Based in New England, he has worked nationally and internationally on a wide range of technical, medical and consumer product videos. With a degree in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design, Doug first started out as a professional product designer and model maker. Along the way he decided to apply this experience to his ardent love of film and animation and made the transition to the realm of digital image making. A life-long fan of science fiction, the opportunity to contribute to an independent film like Shadows on the Wind seemed like the perfect joining of his professional expertise and his personal pursuits. 

For more information go to: www.douglasbowker-motiongraphics.com

Jacob LaRocca

Props/weapons

 

Jacob LaRocca is an Electrical Engineer with a penchant for Science Fiction, Props, Duct Tape, and Electronics.  The creator of the 23 pound model of Serenity made entirely of duct tape, the Browncoat inside him jumped at the opportunity to lend his skills to this project.  The gun he has created is a "Moses Brothers Self-Defense Engine Frontier Model A", as well as some concept art for an Alliance Sidearm.

Samantha Laurenti

Director/Executive Producer

 

Samantha Laurenti is a recent Film Studies graduate with an emphasis in directing, acting, and writing. After completing a semester at Los Angeles Films Studies Center, she started pursuing her career in film. Samantha has directed over six projects, including short film and television and is extremely excited to be directing her second science fiction film. Samantha is currently living in the Sacramento area looking for film work and loving the freelancing life. You can find out more about her on her linked-in and vimeo page.

Pamela Fischer

Seamstress

 

Hailing from Upstate New York, excited about lending her sewing skills to the Alliance uniforms.  Who ever heard of a Browncoat excited to sew for the Alliance?

Mary McKay-Eaton 
Graphic Design
 
Artist. Writer. Happily married. Mom.  Mary McKay-Eaton came to the Firefly fandom after the cancellation of the show but has since then made up for lost time in fan-made paper props, CSTS volunteer work, and Firefly fan film contributions with William Pace's Stand and now, Shadows on the Wind. A traditional artist by training, Ms. McKay-Eaton discovered digital graphics via Photoshop in 2006 and has been steadily working in that medium ever since. Outside of all things Firefly, her interests include reading voraciously, writing obsessively, and RPG gaming with her husband and friends.

Director......................................................Samantha Laurenti

Director of Photography, VFX, Colorist......Avery Peck

Screenplay.................................................Justin S. Fischer

 

Producer, Line Producer.........................Ryan Quinn Adams

Producer.................................................Jocelyn Fischer

Producer.................................................Brad Durante

 

Executive Producer....................................Samantha Laurenti

Executive Producer....................................Sterling Castillo

Associate Producer....................................James O'Kane

Associate Producer....................................Vincent Wade

 

1st AC........................................................Michael Oh

2nd AC......................................................Christian Murillo

2nd AC......................................................Jamie Bianchi

1st AD.......................................................Julian Sabolboro

Gaffer.........................................................Luis Garcia

Gaffer........................................................Manuel Crosby

Gaffer.........................................................Dominic Stewart

Key Grip....................................................Joe Barnett

Grip...........................................................Tao Ryan Moua

Script Supervisor ......................................Dwight Taylor

Script Supervisor.......................................Tao Ryan Moua

Sound Mixer/Boom Operator.....................Nick Westerlund

Sound Mixer/Boom Operator.....................Robert Kennedy

Boom Operator..........................................Clinton Monn

Drone Operator.........................................Ryan Quinn Adams

Production Assistant..................................Jeff Poindexter

Production Assistant..................................Georgia Agbodjan

Production Assistant..................................Randy Nundlall

Production Assistant..................................Taylor Moore

Production Assistant..................................Tao Ryan Moua

 

Editors..........................................................Avery Peck, Brad Durante

DIT/Assistant Editor....................................Faren Chancy

 

CGI Ship Animation....................................Douglas Bowker

VFX Artist...................................................Jason Hall

 

Composer....................................................Michael Hart

 

SFX Make-up...............................................Erin Koskella

Assistant Make-up........................................Dan Acosta

Hair and Make-up..........................................Mina Zubia

 

Costume Designer......................................Jocelyn Fischer

Seamstress.................................................Jocelyn Fischer

Seamstress.................................................Pamela Fischer

 

Graphic Design......................................Rachel Drake Grund

Graphic Design......................................Mary McKay-Eaton

Graphic Design......................................Jocelyn Fischer

 

 

 

 

Ryan Quinn Adams

Producer

 

Ryan Quinn Adams moved a lot growing up, until arriving in South Lake Tahoe. After graduating High school Ryan moved to Los Angeles, and began a career in the “Music Business." He moved back to Tahoe to help out his mother and found himself in love and starting a family. In 2013 he decided something was missing in his life and began acting again. in 2014 he wrote, directed, and produced the short film “Second Glance,” which won him the Award of Excellence for a New Filmmaker at the San Francisco Film Awards in February of 2015. When Ryan is not acting, producing, writing or directing he enjoys hanging out with his two children and his wife, and travels the world in search of new experiences. 

www.ryanquinnadams.com

http://Imdb.me/ryanquinnadams

Twitter.com/tahoeactor 

Facebook.com/tahoeryan

Erin Koskella 
Make-up
 
Erin is a freelance make-up artist who's signifying mark lies in special effects. Her love and passion for make-up has driven her to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Although special effects has many different properties, Erin prefers to specialize in the recreation of realistic trauma-type injuries (blood and gore). Her life has always involved her creative participation in the fine arts. Aside from make-up, she has demonstrated flare for photography, creative writing, culinary, ceramics, painting, drawing and costume design. Erin's education lies in psychology but she soon plans to further her make-up education at Cinema Make-up School in Hollywood, CA in 2016.
Michael Hart
Composer
 
Michael is a composer/musician currently based out of Miami.  His work had been featured on Nickelodeon ("Sister News"), CBS (primetime football highlight reels), theatres across New York ("Alice Unraveled") and countless film shorts and commercials.  
http://www.michaelhartmusic.com
Avery Peck

Director of Photography

 

Avery Peck is a professional DP and colorist in the Northern California area.  He currently runs a small, full-time production company out of Loomis, CA called Original Vision Productions. He has spent the last 4 years working primarily in the corporate and documentary industries.  He is excited to be a part of Shadows on the Wind and can't wait to start shooting!
http://www.originalvision.productions

 
Dustin Kraus
Concept Designer: Interior of Ship
 

Dustin Kraus is a recent Animation Graduate looking to apply his skills with like-minded people. Having initiated many small projects of his own while attending University, he’s no stranger to the short-film process or science fiction. With a tight schedule, he is one of the creative forces asked to jump aboard and has produced many of the concepts found here. His tool preferences range from traditional pen and ink, to streamlined digital painting and 3D imaging.

More of his work can be found at: dustinkraus9190.wix.com/dkraus"

Production Designer......................Sherilyn "Charlie" Robbins

Concept Designer, Artist.............................Dustin Kraus

 

Set Construction........................................Brad Durante

                                                                   Avery Peck

                                                                   Samantha Laurenti

                                                                   Robert Fischer

                                                                   Tao Ryan Moua

 

BTS Videographer......................................Clinton Monn

BTS Photographer.....................................Breanna Baker

BTS Editor....................................................Jocelyn Fischer

 

Chinese Translator....................................Kevin Chua Peng Liang

Prop Maker..................................................Amanda Adams

                                                                     Sara Sturtevant

                                                                     Jocelyn Fischer

                                                                     Jacob LaRocca

 

Marketing/Webmaster............................Jocelyn Fischer

Transportation........................................Ryan Quinn Adams

Location Scouting........................Sherilyn "Charlie" Robbins

                                                     Ryan Quinn Adams

                                                     Avery Peck

                                                     Brad Durante

                                                     Jocelyn Fischer

                                                     Samantha Laurenti

 

Special thank you
The Studio Center
Loft 23
Gladding McBean LLC
Knee Deep Brewery
Lehman Barn at The Varozza Ranch
RAAD House Films
Selena Navarrete
Olivia Mazzucato
Jacqueline Mains
John Longacre
William Pace
Enrique Trujeque
Sloan McDaniel
Davie Jazz Quimsing
Meagan Dawson
April Fiorentino
Stephanie Rector
BJ Nartker
Chris Koufos
Rafael Cervantes 
Michelle Moll
Henry Quan
Brad LaRocca
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