J. Adam Brown

(Director, Writer, Actor)

Over the course of the last decade Mr. Brown has starred in over 40 television and film projects, most recently a recurring role on ABC’s ROOKIE BLUE. After graduating from Ryerson's Film Studies (BFA Hons), he has been working in television development and film production. Mr. Brown’s short film, BEAR HUG had its European premiere at the Milan International Film Festival and has been touring the festival circuit since. In 2013 he made a 22-minute broadcast featurette about the making of Denis Villeneuve’s ENEMY (2014). This year marks his first foray into dramatic narrative work with his short film DUST, funded by BravoFact! Mr. Brown has been an ACTRA member for 17 years.

 

Blain Watters

(Writer, Producer, Actor)    

Blain Watters has written sketch for Fauxhemians.com, reviews for Rewatchability.com a pop-culture podcast, comics for Feathertale Magazine, and short films that have premiered in New York and Milan. After graduating from the CFC’s Prime Time Television Writers Program he has worked as a Coordinator on Lost Girl, has co-written three episodes of the Netflix series Between, and wrote every episode of the Between: Web Series. His latest work was the screenplay for Sleeping Giant now in post production.

 

Davin Lengyel 

(Producer)

Davin Lengyel is an award-winning digital content producer. He co-produced "Pure Pwnage", a web series seen by over 10 million viewers, translated into 15 languages, and adapted into a Gemini-nominated primetime television series for Showcase in 2010. Since then, Davin has produced numerous web series, including three seasons of "Space Janitors" in association with the IPF and OMDC. "Space Janitors" has received over 3 million views and has won the Canadian Screen Award and Canadian Comedy Award for best digital series. He is currently producing and editing a Bell Fund web series entitled "Sudden Master" for OMNI TV. Along with web series production, Davin manages and consults on numerous crowdfunding campaigns, including managing the $300k Kickstarter campaign for "Corner Gas: The Movie". His speaking engagements include TO WebFest, SXSW, Banff World Media Festival, Toronto Sketchfest, Worldwide Short Film Festival and CFC Media Labs.

 

Jordan Armstrong

(Music Director)

Jordan is a Toronto based music educator, multi-instrumentalist and composer. She is a musical director with the Second City Training Centre and performs regularly as part of the improv and sketch community with Golden Ages: The Improvised Musical, Death Ray Cabaret, Troubadour and Oakville Improv Theatre. Jordan helped create and performed music for the premiere of Ballet Creole's The Ripple Effect and has performed extensively with world music ensemble Samba Squad, she can be heard on their latest album release Que Beleza.

Barbara Mamabolo

(Actor)

Barbara Mamabolo is a Toronto actor and musician. Barbara began her acting career at the age of thirteen and is known for roles in many series and films including: Confessions of a Teenage Drama QueenInstant StarBeautiful People, the Britney Spears-produced MOW Brave New GirlSuck, and three seasons as the title character in the seriesZixx. In addition to acting, Barbara is the lead singer of Toronto based R&B/rock band Mamabolo. Band highlights include AUX TV’s Mastertracks, the performance of Mamabolo’s “Night After Night” in Suck, a tour of Eastern Canada opening for Men Without Hats, NXNE, a showcase at Yonge and Dundas Square, Montreal Jazz Fest, CMW, and NuJazz Festival opening for King Britt. Barbara is also an established voice over artist. Selected voice credits include Total Drama: Revenge of the Island and All-starsBeybladeBob and Doug, and Ruby Gloom. Barbara is currently working on the web series MsLabelled and can be seen in the upcoming Ethan Hawke film Born to be Blue.

 

Syreeta Hector

(Choreographer)

Syreeta Hector began her career with Toronto Dance Theatre (TDT), and is currently a guest artist with the company. As an aboriginal choreographer, she is dedicated to creating work that investigates social and political issues within our society through contemporary dance. She has created award-winning work for the Martha Hicks Contemporary Companies, and is a faculty member at Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts. She has received numerous awards for her work including Aboriginal Dance Artist Grant from the OAC and CAC, and is currently pursuing an MA at York University.