THE CREW

 

Director

Yedidya Gorsetman is the director of JAMMED. Before working on his first feature, Yedidya worked in the commercial space directing and producing spots for Logitech, Colgate-Palmolive and Wells-Fargo. Yedidya is also a co-founder of Runaway Bandit Films with producing partner Josh Itzkowitz.

 

Producer

Josh Itzkowitz is a filmmaker based in NYC. He has produced, shot, and directed various commercials, short films, and music videos. In 2012 he cofounded a production company with Yedidya Gorsetman that later turned into Runaway Bandit Films. He is lactose intolerant and a lover of ice cream.

 

Writer

Mark Leidner is the author of Beauty Was the Case that They Gave Me (Factory Hollow Press, 2011) and The Angel in the Dream of Our Hangover (Sator Press, 2011). He lives in Atlanta and New York.

 

Director of Photography

Ian Coad was born in Seattle, WA. He received his MFA in Cinematography from Chapman University in Southern California. Following his studies, Ian moved to London where he spent several years shooting features, music videos and short films in the UK, Europe and Asia. He has since returned to the US and now lives in Los Angeles where he continues to work as a freelance Cinematographer.

 

Music Coordinator/Post Sound Mixer

Dave Brandwein is a record producer, recording engineer, and musician in Brooklyn, NY. Founding the band Turkuaz in 2008 upon graduation from Berklee College of Music, Dave moved to New York City and continued playing and recording music. He founded Galaxy Smith Studios in Brooklyn in 2010, and since has been steadily producing and engineering a wide array of musical projects there with some of New York's best bands. In addition to performing with his band across the country and producing artists, Dave is also a composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist.

 

1st AC

Chad Morse has a BFA in film-making. His experience is varied, including many workshops in film, an internship at ARRI csc, endless hours on various sets, and now on the set of JAMMED. For more information visit www.kraftyworld.com

 

Production Designer

Bianca Stone grew up in Vermont, and graduated from NYU's Creative Writing Program. She is the author of the poetry collection, Someone Else’s Wedding Vows (Tin House/Octopus Books, 2014), several poetry and poetry comic chapbooks, and is also the illustrator of Antigonick, (a collaboration with Anne Carson). She does freelance set design for films, illustration, and creative consulting.

 

Sound mixer/Boom Op.

Matt King is a sound mixer living in New York, NY who enjoys recording sound on location for feature films, television, and documentaries. When he's not on set recording, he enjoys creating and recording music, traveling, and volunteering on disaster recovery projects.

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Location Manager

Ben Scheiner is a Senior at Yeshiva University studying Philosophy and Political Science. Ben has been interested in Entertainment and Comedy from a young age and has become the President of the Yeshiva College Dramatics Society and even started his own Student News YouTube Show. Ben is originally from Boca Raton, Florida but now resides in Washington Heights in Manhattan. 

 

Documentary Camera

Richie Babitsky is a videographer and filmmaker who has worked on many types of productions since 2010. He has dabbled in every department on a film set, settling in the camera department, and continually works to improve his camera and lighting skills. Being the outgoing and sometimes funny individual he is, he has been invited to work with various celebrities such as photographer Danny Hastings and actor Luis Guzman, as well as shoot for some well known corporations such as Unilever and Heineken International. One of his notable accomplishments is having a film he directed, Three of One Kind, win the International movie trailer festival. Outside of work, he is an avid horror fan who frequents the gym and spends time with loved ones.

 

Editor

Bryan Finch, born and raised in Virginia, graduated from the Film and Television program at NYU. He is a freelance editor and is always looking out for the next exciting project to work on, whether it's on-set or off.

 

Assistant Editor/D.I.T

Cristhian Andrews is a Grammy® Nominated Composer, Award-Winning Theatre Director, Producer, Film Editor, Colourist, Cinematographer and Actor. He has been working alongside Robert Sadin, Stevie Wonder and Sting's album producer and former conductor of The London Symphony Orchestra.

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Key Production Assistant

Stacy Hollar was born in Bronx, New York and currently lives in the Pocono Mountains. After studying Film at Penn State University, she traveled between the Poconos and State College working on various jobs and projects, one of which included working for Centre County's Public Access Channel. She currently spends time writing and editing a novel series that she hopes to complete and publish within the next year.