CAST & CREW
Allison Frasca is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. While at NYU, she studied for three years with the Atlantic Acting School and for one year with Stonestreet Studios for Film and Television. In addition to other stage and screen roles, Allison played the lead as Laura in Blackline which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival's Short Film Corner. It was also featured in the 2015 Online Short Film Festival. She lives in New York City.
For the last decade Roshanak Elmendorf's films and animations have depicted the make up of the cultures we live in and the human relationships with self and others.
Roshanak was born in Tehran Iran. In 1977 she came to the United States to pursue a career in Science. Influenced by the social changes in Iran, she returned to the country in 1979. More than a decade after obtaining a medical degree from New York University in 1993, She developed an interest in painting, drawing and film.
A cinematographer, with a foundation built upon previous experience as camera assistant, gaffer and grip, Miles Budde has worked on numerous short films, documentaries and commercial films. He has studied at The New School of Media Studies and Purchase College. He lives and works in New York.
Jonathan Castro is a filmmaker with a passion for cinematography and cinematic design. His multidisciplinary arts background gives him a unique perspective that allows him to excel as an independent filmmaker. He has an Associates Degree from Full Sail University and a Bachelor's Degree from The New School for Media Studies. He currently lives in NYC.
Prior to film-making, David Ito Carrasco worked in humanitarian and development projects for NGOs, Red Cross and the UN for 15 years. With a background in photography and with a special interest in advocacy and human rights, his work seeks to sensitize audiences and empower them to take action.
Daniel Gras Pujalt was born in Lima, Peru. From an early age, Daniel was drawn to artistic activities such as drawing, painting and music. At the age of twenty he moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and received a scholarship from the Federal University of Media Studies in Rio de Janeiro and graduated with honors.
During these years he participated in numerous audiovisual projects and short films. In 2009, he was hired by Brazil’s largest TV Channel – Rede Globo, where he worked as a Production Design Assistant and Assistant Art Director specializing in period projects, most of which were internationally recognized.
Julie Deffet has a Masters Degree in Journalism from L’Université Libre in Brussels, and graduated with highest honor for her Documentary thesis. She also has a Certificate Degree in Film from The New School for Media Studies in New York. Since moving to New York she has directed, produced and worked on a variety of narrative and documentary projects. In her personal work she is deeply influenced by the British and Belgian social realist contemporary cinema. Through her films she hopes to share her views on authority, conservatism and the representation of sexuality and social classes.