VanNessa ManLunas has worked with companies such as Partizan, RSA
and Alta Vista Films, shooting music videos for artists like ‘Greg Laswell’,
‘Army Navy’, and ‘All Wrong & The Plans Change’ among others. She just completed principal
photography for her first TV Pilot for a Canadian Production and has shot
numerous short films, one of them being "Overdrawn," which continues
to travel with the film festival market today and won the LACMA Young Directors
Award for Best Film.
VanNessa has been fortunate to work on film sets with some
of the industry's most respected cinematographers including Robert Elswit,
Rodrigo Prieto, Eric Steelberg, and remarkable female DP's Amy Vincent and
Mandy Walker. The time she spent on set with this powerhouse group of talent
has given her indispensable knowledge, and experience that has helped mold her
into the cinematographer she is today.
DAVID HEINZ (EDITOR) --
For the past 10 years David Heinz has been working in post-production on both studio and independent features. Most recently he served as additional editor on THIS MEANS WAR for Fox and was the sole editor on THE FROZEN, an independent thriller which is set for a 2013 release. KING OF NORWAY marks his first collaboration with Sylvia Sether, though hopefully not his last as she seems to laugh at most of his jokes and this makes him feel good.
LEE TOSCA (PRODUCTION DESIGNER) --
Lee Tosca is a Production Designer and Art Director with over a decade of experience working on films, commercials, and music videos. Tosca graduated from Brooklyn's acclaimed Pratt Institutue and started her career as an Industrial Designer, working for renowned architect / designer Gaetano Pesce. Soon after, Tosca moved on to co-found 23-D, a prominent design business in New York City before moving onto work in film and television. As a Production Designer and Art Director, Tosca has worked with top artists and designers, including James Chinlud, Mike Mills, Fashion Designer Todd Oldham, photographers William Wegmen and Steven Meisel, among many others. She has done commercial work for brands including Coke, American Express, Victoria's Secret, and Honda. A native of Boston, Tosca lives in Los Angeles.
NANCY WEI (COSTUME DESIGNER) --
Nancy Wei is an accomplished costume designer in a variety of mediums such as film, television, commercials, theater and opera. This year, she has designed two TV show pilots for The Discovery Network's (DIAGNOSIS: DEAD OR ALIVE, BROKEN MINDS), Bob Cole Conservatory's opera production of "The Marriage of Figaro," Sylvia Sether's KING OF NORWAY, and recently wrapped on a horror feature (MUCK). Some recent commercial clients include: Direct TV, Time Warner Cable, Disney Universe, and Sony's Planetside2.
JOHN WOULD (COMPOSER) --
bio coming soon.
BRAD GILMORE (CASTING DIRECTOR) --
Brad is a Los Angeles-based Casting Director who has cast films for the domestic and international markets, including China, Vancouver, New York, London, Mexico, Turkey and India. He graduated summa cum laude in English and Economics from Fordham University (Lincoln Center) in New York City, and is a member of The Casting Society of America (CSA). Recent films and television include VAMPIRE (Official Selections: Sundance, Berlin, Hong Kong ‘11) directed by Shunji Iwai (NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU) with Kevin Zegers, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Rachael Leigh Cook; A BAG OF HAMMERS (Official Selection: SXSW ’11) directed by Brian Crano with Rebecca Hall, Jason Ritter and Amanda Seyfried; GIRLFRIEND (Official Selection: Toronto ’10, Gotham Audience Award Winner) directed by Justin Lerner with Jackson Rathbone, Shannon Woodward and Amanda Plummer; SUNSET STORIES (Official Selection: SXSW ’12) directed by Silas Howard and Ernesto Foronda, and executive produced by Justin Lin, with Sung Kang, Monique Curnan, Jim Parsons and Kevin Bacon; and the pilot RADICAL for Cynthia Mort (HBO’s TELL ME YOU LOVE ME, ROSEANNE and THE BRAVE ONE) with Lori Petty, Frances Fisher and Anita Briem. He is currently casting BURYING THE EX directed by Joe Dante (GREMLINS, THE BURBS, INNERSPACE).