PRACTICAL EFFECTS ASSISTANT, ART DEPARTMENT
After working at a few radios on the sound desk, Timur Baltutan got into film and did sound on a few short films. On this film, he will be assisting practical effects and the art department.
A SFUAD Graduate, Kim Blacknall is a member of the IATSE Local 480 in Script Supervising. She has worked on TV shows: Godless and Graves (2nd season). She is very excited to take this time to work with her fellow colleagues again.
COSTUME DESIGNER, SHADOW DIRECTOR
Born in Staten Island, New York, but currently living in Santa Fé, New Mexico, Tré Bracey chooses to show his passion through his love of film, photography and graphic design. Currently studying Film Production at Santa Fé University of Art and Design, he plans on making films that revolve around personal stories, and hopes to spark connection between those who see them.
SOUND MIXER, SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
A USAF Veteran, Robert Brandsma is a multiple film school graduate and an aspiring television screenwriter. He is also a member of the IATSE Local 480 Sound Utility group.
SECOND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CRAFT SERVICES
David Church lives in New Mexico, where he writes, directs, and caters to short films. With seven fiction shorts and two documentary shorts under his belt, and after helping out on nine other short films, Final Cutz will be David's first feature film experience.
PRACTICAL SFX ASSISTANT, SECOND ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN, SHADOW DIRECTOR
Niko Crever is a senior film major with a dual concentration in writing and production. He has mostly worked in documentaries, live recordings, experimental pieces, and some narrative shorts.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Annabel Durst is from Chicago, Illinois and is currently getting her BFA in Film Production from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Her main focus is Producing and occasionally will use her creative eye for Cinematography work.
She is working on her first feature film as the Production Coordinator. Annabel wants to shed light and bring awareness to social justice issues through her documentary/experimental storytelling.
SECOND SECOND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, STORY DEVELOPMENT
Rio Finnegan mainly has experience of the Film and Television industry, working behind camera on many film sets. He maintains great enthusiasm and is driven to problem solve.
Rio is excellent at collaboration and working with others in order to implement creative solutions.
COSTUME DEPARTMENT, SHADOW SCRIPT SUPERVISOR
Gabriella Gregory (G4) is from Holly Lake Ranch, Texas, and is a transfer student from KD Conservatory College. She is now a Senior at Santa Fe University of Art and Design finishing her BA in THEA Acting.
This is G4's first feature film working as Assistant Costume Designer and Shadow Script Supervisor. Her focus is film and TV acting, and will be attending school for American Sign Language in 2018.
Mike Henson is a film student, and has hopes to be an editor and a colorist. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he hopes to make a big impact in Hollywood.
ART DEPARTMENT, CAMERA OPERATOR
Born in Northern California, Caylor Klinkenborg entered the media industry as a photography assistant for bicycle brands such as Giant, Specialized, and Canondale. Shortly after, he moved out to New Mexico to pursue a cinematography degree at Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
After school he plans to open an independent production studio to continue producing the films he and his friends have always dreamed of.
PRACTICAL SFX, SHADOW DIRECTOR
Saul Marin was born in Bogata, Columbia. With 5+ years of practical effects training, he is eager to be a part of this project. He hopes to be a writer and director one day.
PRODUCTION OFFICE, FIRST ASSISTANT CAMERAMAN
Zach Meeks is a videographer from Fort Worth, currently working out of Texas and abroad. His strengths as a cinematographer and a director allow him to spearhead a range of projects and deliver them acute to the original vision.
He embraces the darker side of story telling; ergo, he has a deep love for the horror genre.
FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Born and raised in México City, Jorge Orozco left his country to achieve his dreams to become as a filmmaker. He then became a transfer student at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, where he's been part of a great number of productions. mainly as First Assistant Director.
Sunny Osborne was born in South Korea, but was raised in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is currently getting his BFA in Film Production from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. His main focus is lighting from being a Grip to a Best Boy to a Key Grip to being a Gaffer. He has helped on over 50 short film productions since he got to the university, such as Insane, Last Breath of Aire, and The Talk in the Night.
HALEY JOY PORTER
Haley Joy Porter is a student filmmaker in her senior year at SFUAD, she works in many fields in film, from makeup to editing.
For this production, she is working as the Co-Production Designer, and is very excited to be working on her first feature film.
Sam Smith-Boyle is a writer, director and production designer, based in New Mexico.
Sam Smith-Boyle has written and directed such films as Nutri-Grain, The Scheme, Not Enough, Sky's the Limit, and many more.