PJ SOSKO (Arnold)
P.J. Sosko first teamed up with Allan Knee in a production of his play The Jazz Age . The New York Times heralded his performance of Ernest Hemingway as "Terrific and magnetic." He has appeared in episodes of “Unforgettable” (CBS), “Royal Pains” (USA), “Gravity” (STARZ), and NBC’s “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, and “The Black Donnelly”s. PJ can also be seen in the upcoming film Premium Rush directed by David Koepp and as the lead in the independent feature Whaling City in which he plays a 3rd generation New Bedford fishing boat captain facing hard times.

PJ is based in New York City and works extensively Off-Broadway and in regional theaters around the country, receiving critical acclaim in Variety and the New York Times for many of his performances. Most recently, he played R.P. McMurphy (played by Jack Nicholson in the 1975 film) in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Portland Center Stage) and multiple roles as several U.S. Marines in the docu-theater piece ReEntry, performed Off-Broadway and at Baltimore Centerstage, and also invited onto military bases such as Parris Island and Quantico to be performed before several thousand military personnel. PJ has voiced characters in popular Rockstar Games titles such as “Red Dead Redemption”, “Grand Theft Auto IV”, and “Manhunt”, and national commercial campaigns for Sudafed, Ruby Tuesday, Gatorade, AFLAAC and more.
For more info, reviews, and production stills, go to http://www.hyreviews.com/pjsosko.htm

 

 



CARMITE LEVITÉ (Vee)
Not a stranger to the Noir Film genre, she also starred as Rhonda Claire, the femme fatale in the two hander noir play The Tangled Skirt by Steve Braunstein, and nominated for The Edgar Awards 2011. The New York Times said: "Rhonda is described by the playwright as the kind of woman you’d thank for tearing your heart out just because she took the trouble to look at you. Carmit Levité is perfectly cast as the redheaded sizzler."

During that same year, Carmit was also cast as the lead in Bad Evidence by Terry Quinn, at the Cell Theater, after which she was invited to be an artist in residence.
Selected film credits include: The Englishman (with Velibur Topic and Branka Katic,) The Martyr (CINE Masters' Series Award,) Covert, and Cross-Eyed, (Solstice Film Festival Grand Jury award and Best Feature in Film Expo Texas.)
In June 2012, she is scheduled to shoot an "Untitled Film" in Mississippi.
Selected theater credits include; Beverly Moss in Abigail’s Party (Odyssey Theater); various roles in Gulu Monteiro’s The Good Soul of Szechuan (The Electric Lodge); Bobbi Michele in Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Odyssey Theater); Marilyn Monroe in Blonde, by Joyce Carol Oats (Actors Studio); Audrey in As You Like It (Storm Theater); Celiméne in The Misanthrope and Harper in Angels in America (Adler Theater.)

Carmit studies with both Larry Moss and Joyce Piven in New York and LA. She currently resides in NYC.

For more info go to http://carmitlevite.com/

 

 


ALLAN KNEE (Writer)
ALLAN KNEE (AUTHOR) is the author of the play, THE MAN WHO WAS PETER PAN, which was the basis for the film FINDING NEVERLAND (starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslett).  

He is currently working on a musical adaptation of the film (music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie) for the Weinstein Company.    

He wrote the book for the Broadway musical, LITTLE WOMEN (music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein), starring Sutton Foster and Maureen McGovern.  Among his other works are the romantic dance drama, SYNCOPATION, which won an American critics theater award, and is currently touring Australia;  SHMULNIK’S WALTZ (music by David Shire), SANTA ANITA ’42, and A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM, about the life of Edgar Allan Poe.  For PBS he wrote the four-part adaptation of THE SCARLET LETTER. In independent film, he has written, ESTHER’S DIARY, for Bright Shining City Productions.  Allan is a graduate of the Yale Drama School.

 

 


SCOTT WAGNER (Director of Photography)
Born in Connecticut, Scott grew up watching a wide variety of film and television from an early age and had his first experience with a video camera with the Fisher-Price PXL 2000, a camera with which he shot several short action films. It was not until years later, after spending four years studying economics at Fairfield University that he began to realize that his heart was in filmmaking and not in the markets.

Scott finally had the opportunity to hold a camera once again as a camera operator for local Connecticut production companies before  moving on to the role of cinematographer, working on commercials, short films, and documentaries in New York, California, Mexico and South America.
Scott been involved with several projects  the Independent Film Channel, General Electric, Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures, and the United States Tennis Association among others.
He was the cinemetographer and producer for Me Voy, which went on to win the Top Documentary award at the 2010 Cineamazonia Film Festival in Brazil.
While not working as a cinematographer, Scott enjoys writing screenplays and producing short promotional videos for the web.

 

 

JULES HELM (Director/Producer)
A professional dancer since the age of 17, JULES HELM simultaneously pursued his love of film with course work at USC, UCLA, AFI, and the University of Washington.

He apprenticed under Lighting Designer Larry Oberman, Director of Photography John Sawyer, and Fashion Photographer John Devine among others.

After moving to back New York in 2001, Jules was accepted to the William Esper Studio 2-Year Acting Program and continued studies in the master class.

Jules works as an actor, filmmaker, freelance photographer, stage director, choreographer, and teaches Movement & Dance at the William Esper Studio.

FilmNoir
is his motion picture directorial debut. Jules is grateful for the opportunity to work with writer ALLAN KNEE.


 
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