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David Lee (Director) studied film and drama at The San Francisco School of the Arts and Vassar College where he graduated with a degree in Film and a correlate in Philosophy. He has also studied film production and film theory at San Francisco State University and the University of California at Los Angeles.

It was at Vassar where David created "The Process" for the innovative and groundbreaking workshop production of Torn, a fully improvised, dramatic stage play. Torn has gone on to receive successful sold-out productions in New York and Los Angeles. WBAI Radio in New York called the Manhattan production, "the best thing happening in New York," and Backstage West said of the L.A. premiere, "...David Lee's production is essentially an ingenious new form of theatre...".

Other notable stage credits include: The Normal Heart (Larry Kramer), The Skin of our Teeth (Thorton Wilder), Glengarry Glen Ross (David Mamet); Suicide in B flat (Sam Shepard); the World Premieres of Evolution of Sunday (Justina Walford) which NoHo>LA called, "...wonderfully orchestrated by director David Lee..." and Readaptation (co-written with Stephen Flores) which IN Magazine called "...incredibly intelligent". David is a member of The Split.Id Theatre Company in Hollywood. He also serves on the Board of Directors.

David has also directed a number of short films. One of them, Despair, went on to win the Audience Award for Artistic Merit at the HIGH BROW/low budget Film Festival in Manhattan. Another one of David's shorts, Storybook Endings, premiered at the New York Independent Film Festival in 2000.

The Marriage of Charlie Johnson marks David's feature film debut.
 
 

Lewis Haidt (Producer) grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from Vassar College. He came to Los Angeles in 1995 and began his career working for the co-head of the motion picture department at the William Morris Agency. While at William Morris, Mr. Haidt worked for clients such as Gus Van Sant, John Cusack, Diane Keaton and David Cronenberg.
 
From there, Mr. Haidt moved to Brian Gibson Films at Fox 2000, which developed the motion picture, Freida. Mr. Haidt then joined the foreign sales production company, Interlight Pictures, first in physical production and then as an in-house producer.
 
Mr. Haidt's second film, Fixed, the story of a Los Angeles artist struggling to gain control over his life, recently played at the Silverlake Film Festival.





James Munro (Editor) was responsible for the creation and management of the post-production department for The Partners Film Company, Canada's largest commercial production company. His clients included Labatt's, Molson, Budweiser, Coors, Ford, Nissan, Chrysler, Bell, Exxon, Pepsi, and Coke.

Eventually starting his own boutique commercial post-production company, Jim has won international recognition with awards from The Bessies, Cannes Film Festival, The Clios, The New York International Film Festival and The Houston International Film Festival.

He has continued to work in the commercial arena while finding unique projects such as the documentary Not By The Book, which garnered several prestigious awards (Golden Apple Award, Chris Award, WPA Award, APA Award).

His first feature, a comedy called The Size of Watermelons (w/Paul Rudd and Donal Logue), premiered at Slamdance and among other awards, has won a Silver for Best Independent Feature at The Houston International Film Festival. It has been invited to festivals around the U.S., Europe, and South America.

Jim went on to edit Junked (Thomas Jane/Jordan Ladd), a hard-hitting look at four people skidding through life. It premiered in 1999 at the Austin Film Festival.

Jim's feature editing work includes the feature, Liberty Stands Still, written and directed by Kari Skogland.  Starring Wesley Snipes, Linda Fiorentino, and Oliver Platt, and distributed by Lionsgate Films, it won the New York Independent Film Festival best action/screenplay/actor/actress awards and played in Palm Springs and the Seattle Film Festivals.  He also edited Chicks with Sticks, directed by Kari Skogland.

Jim's other work includes the shorts Nature Boy, an HD period drama, and Metermaid (dir Paul Hunter) a contemporary comedy. Both were produced by Wesley Snipes/Amen Ra Films.





Lisa Stoll (Director of Photography) is an award winning cinematographer - Best Independent Cinematography at the Canadian International Film Festival and Great Britain International Film Festival. A graduate of the renowned cinematography program at the American Film Institute, she completed her M.F.A. there under the tutelage of such seminal cinematographers as John Alonzo, A.S.C. (Chinatown, Scarface) and Conrad Hall, A.S.C. (American Beauty, Road to Perdition). Lisa has collaborated with up and coming directors such as Darren Aronofsky (Pi and Requiem for a Dream) and Kevin Rubio (Troops).
 

In 2003 Lisa finished producing and directing her first feature titled If, a sci-fi dramatic thriller about cloning. For more info, visit www.ifthemovie.com.





Natasha Wenger (Charlie) was born and raised in a small town in Switzerland. At 16, she left home and sine then has lived all over the world (Paris, Milan, London, Sydney, South Africa, Miami, New York), modeling and acting. She's recently developed a passion for yoga and is a certified yoga instructor. Natasha currently resides in Marina del Rey. Her credits include Limbo directed by David McNamara; Remembrance directed by Gabriel Bryne; Out of the Blue directed by Ken Feeris; and the feature, The Thin Ice.






Nathan Weinberg (Jay) has starred on stage in Man of La Mancha and Guys and Dolls, which have showcased his singing abilities. Among his TV credits, Nathan has guest starred on JAG, The District, and General Hospital. As a TV regular, he played the school principal on Power Rangers. Film Credits include Romero with Raul Julia and most recently in Stone Cutter, Family Mancuso, and Deuces.





Braden Tenney (Nick Fielding) is from Bozeman, Montana by way of Burlington, Vermont. As it goes, he found himself in line, found himself onstage, found himself auditioning for Oklahoma because someone close to him said he'd never do it. Next thing he knew, he was learning how to dance, how to sing, and loving what it meant to act. What is it about becoming other people? Even goofy cowboy people.
 
California, here we come! But not Los Angeles - not just yet. Braden studied film and theater at the UC Santa Cruz. Lots of tiny plays, a handful on the main-stage, a drummer in the band, his senior thesis film, and a 60-minute monologue in a theater so small you could reach out and touch his hand.
 
Next stop, you guessed it -Los Angeles in late 1999 - horror films, student films, a commercial here and there, and welding up a storm, which is how he pays the rent.
 
In Fiasco, a short film he produced, he gets worked over by a Mexican wrestler but eventually gets the girl - kind of. Right now, he's writing Ben and Ken Kendall and Roy with Two Limps and also working on a another film in Montana with the Pascal Grappard, the director of Fiasco.




Germaine De Leon (Edgar) was born in San Francisco. Even though the role in the upcoming film The Adventures of Simon Conjurer (with Jon Voight) had already been cast, Germaine eventually won the role after an audition with the director. His other credits include: The Aura, a short film directed by Armen Ohannesian, which had its World Premiere at the Arclight Cinemas as part of the APRA International Film Festival in October 2003 and is an Official Selection of the Kansas City Jubilee, in April 2004; Hunting of Man; Sana Maulit Muli with Lea Salonga, directed by internationally famous Olivia Lamason. Germaine was most recently seen in the nationally aired Honda ad with Mario Andretti.  Germaine currently has a number of projects finished and in post production.





Helen Simmins-McMillin (Composer) was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. She moved to the Los Angeles area in 1986 to attend California State University, Long Beach, where Helen earned her Bachelors of Music with an Emphasis in Commercial Composition. She has studied with Jared Spears and John Prince. Following graduation, and a long and somewhat profitable detour into retailing, she enrolled in UCLA's Film Scoring Extension Program where she won the BMI/Jerry Goldsmith Film Scoring Scholarship. Recently Helen was selected as an intern for the Society of Composers and Lyricist's Mentorship Program where she studied with Alf Clausen (The Simpsons, Moonlighting), Dan Foliart, (7th Heaven, 8 Simple Rules, Home Improvement) and Jay Chattaway (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise). She is now composing full-time and living near Los Angeles with her husband Rob and their two very bad dogs.
 
Helen's ability to write in a variety of musical genres has landed her a diverse array of projects including 12 short films, 3 feature films, 9 television programs and 3 plays, music for most of which was written and recorded entirely in her own studio. In addition, she has written concert works, art songs, solo instrumental compositions and a few pop songs.
 

Credits are listed on the main page of the website, www.doubledogmusic.com.






Bruce Cheng (Production Sound) was born on February 25, 1977. He was the first A.D./production coordinator/still photographer on Fiasco, a 35mm short film directed by Pascal Grapard. Bruce has also served as the production sound engineer on Space Guys, a low budget, space comedy TV show produced by Mark Howe. While working on Space Guys, Bruce was also the boom operator/sound engineer for Misery Day Parade: a grand love story. After Misery Day Parade, Bruce stage-managed the Los Angeles production of Torn for director David Lee. Bruce enjoys building things - he has built a dolly system and is currently finishing up a steadicam system. Bruce also writes for "Chickenhead Records," an underground magazine covering the Los Angeles music scene. He is also an actor.