Andrew C. Fisher is a writer, director, and actor in Austin after several years in both New York and Los Angeles. As an actor in New York, he performed in a number of plays. Andrew grew from an actor into a filmmaker in Los Angeles, where he wrote, directed, starred in, and edited his most recent film -- Seeing Each Other -- which won a Gold Remi for Short Drama at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival and Best Feature at Intendence Film Festival. He was a Philosophy major at St. Francis College in Brooklyn. After Hours is his first film in Austin.
Felipe Gon is an award-winning Chilean filmmaker living in Los Angeles. After significant success as a stage actor in Chile, he moved to New York to study film and acting. He recently wrote, directed, produced, and edited the short film Sam's Box--a dark comedy about two alienated young men who find courage to live through joint suicide attempts--which appeared at festivals across the globe, including Cannes, and won six Best Short Film awards and a Best Ensemble Cast award. He is currently producing and directing a feature based on Sam's Box.
Darren Alberti has worked as a SAG-AFTRA actor in Los Angeles and a writer in Colorado. His screenplay Crossing--which tells a story of love and morality in the context of Mexican-U.S. immigration--won the Fiction category at the Center of the American West's Thompson Writing Awards. When not working on creative projects, he keeps his mind sharp by getting his JD at the University of Colorado Law School, which he currently attends on a full scholarship. He's also a graduate of Georgetown University, where he played Division I-AA football.
Maryn Masumiya has worked in advertising, film, design, and, most recently, publishing. In true English major fashion, she has interviewed rap stars, launched social networking sites, and directed production design on multiple short films. She currently leads strategic partnerships and author acquisitions at Greenleaf, the premier hybrid book publisher in Austin. She also co-created Metastate Movement -- a community for those seeking to rewrite their own dreams -- and is making a documentary about rewriting the American Dream based on interviews across the U.S. She's a graduate of UCLA and now lives in Austin.
After Hours was a Second Rounder in the
Austin Film Festival Screenplay competition.
Producer Felipe Gon recently took his short to
Cannes Film Festival.