Andy Kirshner - Writer, Composer, Director, Producer - has been creating music-theatre and film/video work for over twenty-five years. His innovative multimedia performances and original musical compositions have been recognized and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Michigan Council on the Arts and Cultural Affairs, Meet the Composer, among many others. Andy's major works for the musical stage include a sci-fi jazz "opera" (The Museum of Life and Death), and a Sinatra-inspired memory play scored for 35-piece jazz orchestra (An Evening With Tony Amore). His short film projects have appeared on public television, and at film and new media festivals both nationally and internationally. Andy is Associate Professor of both Music and Art & Design at the University of Michigan.
Jaclene Wilk –Lead Actress – plays Liberty Smith, a Bible Belt ingénue who rockets to political super-stardom. A recent graduate of Oakland University, where she majored in Musical-Theatre, Jaclene is a terrific actress, singer, and dancer. And like the character she plays, Jaclene is from a small town in the Midwest. Though this is Jaclene's first major role in a movie, she is natural on camera, and we have every confidence that she will go on to be a big star.
Cara AnnMarie – Lead Actress – plays Nikki Levine, a sardonic and world-weary political consultant. A graduate the University of Michigan, Cara spent many years acting in New York City and on national and international theatrical tours before moving back to Michigan a few years ago. Since then she has turned her attention to film, wrapping most recently on the feature film Moontrap: Target Earth, directed by Robert Dyke, and Roze’s thriller, Dead Quiet.
Heidi Lawson – Production Manager/Line Producer – is an actress and producer. She has produced several independent films, including Hit a Lick, Changeover, and a documentary called Passion and Preparation. As an actress she has appeared in such films as The Bay (directed by Barry Levinson), and Beverly Hills Cop III.
Tripp Green – Director of Photography – is an active cinematographer based in North Carolina. He is best known for his work on the feature films Hit a Lick, Changeover, Secrets In the Snow, and Sins of the Wicked. His work has also been featured in commercials Nike, Audi, and Black & Decker, among many others.