Beat Sheet Productions
Courtney Long is an actress living in Los Angeles for the past seven years. She has been in short films, web series, commercials, and plays. Upon graduating from Chapman University with a BFA in Theatre Performance, she studied with Steppenwolf West and UCB and most recently with Margie Haber Studio. Last seen in The Diary of Anne Frank as Margot Frank, her short film Sakura that was shot in Kyoto will be out soon.
Nina Silver was born and raised in New York City and is now a Los Angeles-based actor, continuing a nine year partnership with director Ryan Bates through three previous films: Chance, Seven Years, and Kay. She has appeared in numerous plays on both the east coast and west coast and maintains an extended relationship with the Rogue Artists Ensemble Theatre in Los Angeles. Nina has a BA in Theatre and Spanish from Middlebury College in Vermont.
Ryan Bergez is a filmmaker that has been working professionally since 2007. He attended CSU Long Beach and graduated with a BA in Film and Electronic Arts with an emphasis in writing and directing. His provocative dark comedy short, The Necessary Assassination of George Lucas, premiered at Newport Beach International film festival. He is very excited to return to acting after many years away and hopes his time spent directing much more talented actors has rubbed off. Ryan currently lives in Los Angeles.
Ryan Bates is a writer/director based in Los Angeles. After spending the first 24 years living in Santa Cruz, he moved to Southern California to pursue a career in film, graduating in 2007 from CSU Long Beach with a BA in Film Production. His three 16mm short films include Chance, Seven Years, and Kay. He is very excited to be working on this new project and is especially grateful to have a wonderful and talented team to collaborate with.
Joseph Angel Gallegos is a Los Angeles based Cinematographer/Director. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Cinematography from the world- renowned American Film Institute Conservatory. His AFI thesis film, First Dates, is a recipient of the Television Academy Foundation Award. Gallegos has worked as cinematographer, camera operator, editor, and colorist on over 30 narrative short and feature-length motion pictures as well as music videos and web series content. June will be his third collaboration with director Ryan Bates. Gallegos currently serves as film production faculty at the Art Institute.
David Schatanoff Jr. is among the new breed of producers. Born and raised in a suburb of Philadelphia, David began his career in 1998 working in post-production for the major studios. Becoming more involved with script development and production, he made the transition to producer, joined the Producers Guild of America, and has never looked back.
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