EMILY C. CHANG is an Emmy Award-winning performer and writer who was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and grew up in New Jersey. She most recently recurred as Ivy on the CW’s Vampire Diaries, as well as other guest starring roles on Community, How I Met Your Mother, Bones, Intelligence, Days of Our Lives, NCIS, The Young & The Restless, 90210, and Brothers and Sisters, and the recent remake of the classic sci-fi movie, Total Recall. Emily has starred in dozens of TV commercials and indie films, including the Ruffles Ultimate commercial, where she is perhaps best known as the “Ba-zing!” girl (landing her a spot on Complex Magazine’s Top 10 Hottest Women in Commercials). She’s also done extensive television hosting for talk shows and travel shows, including On the Frontlines: Doing Business in China, co-hosted by The Atlantic’s James Fallows, garnering them 2 NY Emmy nominations and 1 win. As a writer/director and producer, she co-wrote and directed the award-winning comedic shorts, Mouthbreather and The Humberville Poetry Slam. She graduated from the University of Chicago and from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Check out Emily on IMDb.

Alex Rubens is an Emmy Award-nominated, WGA Award & Peabody Award–winning writer for the hit TV shows Key & Peele (Comedy Central), Community (NBC/Yahoo Screen), and Rick & Morty (Adult Swim). Rubens currently has two movies coming out this year: Keanu (New Line Pictures) and Substitute Teacher (Paramount). Rubens is a graduate of Yale University.

Pradeepa is currently Director of Development at Machinima, a next-generation video entertainment network. She is founder and CEO of Jeeva Productions, dedicated to creating branded content and increasing social media presence for non-profits.  She was formerly head of production at Justin Lin’s YOMYOMF network, as well as head of production at Tobuscus, Inc., YouTube star Toby Turner’s company.

Director of Photography
Alejandro is a cinematographer who has worked on such projects as Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, The Hunger Games – Mockingjay, Part I, and films that have gone to Sundance etc.

Line Producer
Srdjan was consulting for the UN while interning at the Mark Gordon Company and Universal Pictures. After graduating from USC’s Peter Stark Producing Program, Srdjan served as in house line producer to Justin Lin’s [Better Luck Tomorrow, Fast & Furious] YOMYOMF Network where he oversaw production of one feature film and numerous web series. After leaving YOMYOMF, he produced a feature film starring Anthony LaPaglia [Without a Trace] and executive produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones [Insidious, Sinister]. He recently wrapped on a documentary feature film shot in Syrian refugee camps in Jordan.

Associate Producer
Benson Quach is a graduate of the Cal State Northridge Film Production Program. His first encounter with the film and television industry was at 9 years old when he was selected to be an extra in a crime drama pilot for the USA Network called Red Skies (2002). Since then, he has garnered a wide array of experience in production management and post production for indie features, shorts, music videos, and reality/documentaries. Most recently, Benson has been working closely with popular YouTube content creators as an editor, channel manager, and content coordinator.

Associate Producer
Catherine Kresge is an actor best known for her campaign as the spokesperson for Xerox and her dozens of national commercials. Her television appearances have included guest-starring roles on “NCIS” and “Franklin & Bash” among many others and her latest film “Hello, My Name is Doris” starring Sally Field recently premiered at SXSW.

Consulting Producer
Angela’s first feature film, Songs My Brothers Taught Me, premiered in competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. Angela is a 2015 Sundance Institute Creative Producing Fellow and has also been supported by IFP, PGA Diversity Workshop and the Center for Asian American Media.