Oleg Chernykh: Assist Director
Kathryn Blom: 1st Assist Director
DOP: Jack Kelly
Oleg Chernykh: Gaffer
Ashley Bennett: Sound
Jonathan Nowrot: Sound
Monie Gabriel: Make Up
Thi Huyen Anh Nguyen: Make Up
Glenn Marsden: Stills Photographer
Romualdo Nubla: Stills Photographer
Dominic Spagnolo: Stills Photographer
Written, Produced, Directed & Edited by Shailla Quadra
GET TO KNOW THE CREW:
JACK KELLY “DOP”
Jack Kelly has been working in video productions for many years, first as hobby, then later he went to Australian Film Base to learn everything else he needed to know to start working in the film industry professionally. Since then, Jack has worked in numerous projects, from short films, to feature films, and corporate videos, he has done them all! His most recent productions include camera assistant at “Dealing With Destiny” feature film directed by Colm O’Murchu, “Are You Serious” short film, and currently he is working as the cinematographer in the upcoming Australian Epic “Australian Enemy”.
Jack is extremely passionate, perfectionist, high achiever, and he is an extremely valuable asset in every production.
“Brad Fitt Will Be Mine” has been absolutely blessed having Jack Kelly as the eyes of the film.
Find out more about Jack Kelly at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3838477/
OLEG CHERNYKH “ASSISTANT DIRECTOR” & “GAFFER”
Oleg just finished his Bachelor Degree of Television Production at the JMC Academy.
Oleg has also worked in various music videos, corporate videos, and short films that played in various festivals, including “Emily” “The Sisters” “The Hairpin” “Dead or Alive” “The Agreement” “Innocent Moment” “The Tupperware” “The Playground” “The Driver” “Passionfruit” “Tovarish” “Red” and he also directed “Love Triangle”, which he also wrote and produced, and “Perfect”.
Find out more about Oleg Chernykh at: http://www.showmee2.com/talent_profile.php?talent_id=8
KATHRYN BLOM “1st ASSISTANT DIRECTOR”
Kathryn Blom is a graduate from the Charles Stuart University.
She has worked in various productions in film and theatre as a production designer and many other roles, and now she works full time as the director’s assistant at the Sky Racing TV Channel.
ASHLEY BENNETT “SOUND”
Asheley Bennett been working for many years as producer and director in various projects, and he is the managing director at Sea-Earth-Air Productions.
Find out more about Ashley Bennett at: www.sea-earth-air.com/
JONATHAN NOWROT “SOUND”
Jonathan is a director graduated from the International Film School Sydney. He directed various projects including “Acid Queen” and “Past Life: Evan Collins”, and has worked in the sound department amond other key roles in many films.
Find out more about Jonathan Novrot at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4386308/
MONIE GABRIEL “MAKE UP ARTIST” (FOR PAPARAZZI SCENE & PHOTO SHOOT)
Monie Gabriel has been working as a Make Up artist for over 7 years.
Monie has worked as a Make Up artist for various renowned Australian brands, including Supre catalogues, Ice catalogues, Nude by Nature, and she has also done make up for various beauty pageants including “Miss Bondi” and “Miss Lebanon”, and also for various fashion shows, including Australian Fashion Week, and regular high fashion photo shoots, including Vogue, and she has also been the Make Up artist for many films, short films, and most recently she was the head Make Up artist for Australian feature film “Dealing With Destiny” directed by Colm O’Murchu.
Find out more about Monie Gabriel at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3837029/
THI HUYEN ANH NGUYEN “MAKE UP ARTIST” (FOR BAY RUN MORNING SCENE)
Thi Huyen (Annie) is originally from Vietnam, and just finished her certificate as a Make Up Artist. She has done various make up work for various photo shoots, and had her film debut at “Brad Fitt Will Be Mine”.
Find out more about Thi Huyen anh Nguyen at: http://www.showmee2.com/talent_profile.php?talent_id=61
GLENN MARSDEN “STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER”
Glenn Marsden Photography specializes in shooting stills photography for both TV, film production and promotion – including unit, episodic, and behind-the-scenes images of actors, crew and production.
Glenn also specialises in documentary & short film productions through his strong involvement with some of Australia’s finest Actors and his Portraiture Shoots.
Experienced in capturing images both in challenging light situations, and challenging work environments, Glenn Marsden is a dynamic and innovative photographer who still keeps a touch of the classical in his work, to produce the best results in conveying a characters story.
Glenn is an expert in complete digital service – shooting with a pro Nikon D90 and Nikon D300s cameras, shooting RAW (and jpeg) format, processing on an Apple Macbook Tower with Adobe CS5 and Adobe Lightroom .
Glenn Marsden is available to shoot in Sydney & Melbourne and he will travel and work anywhere.
Find out more about Glenn Marsden at: www.glennmarsdenphotography.com
ROMUALDO NUBLA “STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER”
Romualdo has been a very passionate photographer for many years.
DOMINIC SPAGNOLO “STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER”
Dominic Spagnolo has been working in commercial productions for many years, and is also a very experienced photographer.
Find out more about Dominic Spagnolo at: http://www.techvisuals.com.au/
SHAILLA QUADRA “WRITER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR”
Shailla was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and now lives in Sydney, Australia.
She is mostly known as an actress, which is the passion she keeps at the top of the list.
Shailla studied the craft of acting at various highly respected entities around the globe, with a variety of highly renowned coaches, including with the reputable Ivana Chubbuck herself, at the Masterclass she held in Sydney at the Actors Centre.
She also studied full time at the TVI Actors Studios in New York, where they have some of the best teachers in the craft of acting, and also for specific areas such as TV, Theatre, Film, Commercials, they also have weekly business classes teaching the actors how to run their own business and the whole process of creating and branding a career as an actor.
She has aggregated extraordinary credits as an actress working with some of the most prestigious industry names in many short films, feature films, TV shows and commercials worldwide.
She is a trained and experienced producer and director, having had her productions screened at various festivals around the world.
One side of her that many people don’t know is that she also studied IT for many years, and she is also a web designer, having developed and published many popular websites.
She is extremely disciplined, committed and passionate about creating great things in this world and inspiring everybody.
She truly believes that everything is possible when we put our minds and hearts into it.
Being one the most energetic person you may ever come across, recently after concluding intensive trainings on Business Performance Marketing and Communications, her resolution was to become the queen of creation, which she’s been successfully achieving day after day while making so many projects come from paper to life.
Being also known as one of the most social faces in the Sydney film industry, she enlightens every event she walks in, bringing joy happiness and inspiration to everybody around her.
TRAINING AS A FILMMAKER
Shailla is a trained and experienced filmmaker. She have completed intensive courses at the Australian Film Base, where all the students get hands on experience making films from pre-production throughout post-production.
There she learned everything she needed to know to get started: writing, casting, producing, managing, designing, directing, sound, gaffering, camera, continuity, clapping, editing, etc etc.
Recently she went back to the Australian Film Base for an intensive workshop on Film Making and Directing (with Colm O’Murchu, Director/Producer of the “The Makeover” and Director of “Dealing with Destiny”), for a full on course on the business side of the entertainment industry.
EXPERIENCE AS FILMMAKER
She worked on 2 productions whilst studying at the Australian Film Base, “Three Lives of Alex” and “Beauty and the Brag”. After that she worked in various crew roles in various independent productions from short films to feature films.
Later she wrote, directed, produced, edited, etc 2 films for the Kino Kabaret UK Film Festival, “Brazilian Gone British” and “Stella & Robert”. A few months after she made another film for the Kino Film Festival, “Breathing”, and with all the great feedbacks, she wrote and shot some additional scenes for “Breathing” (www.breathing.meuamorfilms.com) and sent it to more film festivals and she was absolutely over the moon when “Breathing” got selected to show at the biggest Horror Film Festival in Australia, “A Night of Horror International Film Festival”., where the film got shown to a full house audience when all the tickets for the night got completely sold out! Breathing also screened at the Newtown Flicks Film Festival, along with “Truly Cool” (www.trulycool.meuamorfilms.com), another film she wrote, produced and directed. Truly Cool won the audience awards for its screening session at the Newtown Flicks Film Festival. Truly Cool and Breathing also got shown at the Portugal Short Film Market among many other festivals.
DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING TRAINING
She is regularly attending business and marketing intensive workshops with some of the best coaches in the world in self-development and marketing.
She attended the Christopher Howard Programs “Breakthrough Success” and “Performance Revolution”.
She also attended various workshops with some of the biggest media and marketing names including Jay Conrad Levinson and Joel Roberts, and many various marketing experts.
Recently she also attended the Creative Marketing Boot Camp with Sydney’s local Freelancing and Marketing expert Monica Davidson.
She also has lots of experience working in marketing projects in the entertainment industry.
Her ultimate dream is to inspire the entire world making everybody realize that all the amazing things in life are possible for those who have faith in life and go for it.