Writer/Director/Producer Ashunda Norris
Ashunda is a screenwriter, director, producer, poet, and social activist who was born and raised in the heart of middle Georgia along with five siblings. She graduated from Paine College and Howard University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in English Literature.
Coming up as a production assistant, casting director and 1st AD on several productions has served her well as a filmmaker. Her writing and producing credits include narratives as well as documentaries such as EGO TRIPPIN’, 12 WEEKS and DO YOU: ART & LIFE.
Ashunda is currently writing a feature length screenplay and developing a short film. When she is not working on films, Ashunda can be found hunched over her desk writing, in a movie theater digging through a purse full of snacks or anywhere with a book in her face.
Producer Jason Topel
Like most people who make the move to LA, Jason had a dream to build a credible inspiring career as a filmmaker. In 2012, at the age of 24, Jason packed up all of his belongings (including his pup Skye), with little experience in the industry, leaving everything in Miami behind to pursue a goal. Within four months, he was incredibly fortunate and landed a gig with a production company which ultimately connected him
with an incredibly talented and wonderful group of people. He started as a Production Office Manager, which is a fancy title for an Office PA. Through hard work, determination, and a great attitude, in under two year, Jason worked his way up from PA to producing.
Jason is now freelancing and although his ultimate goal is to be a feature film producer, he has been a worked as a production coordinator and served as camera operator on many projects from music videos to branded content and now short films. He plans to steer towards independent filmmaking in hopes of a making a career out of what he loves.
Cinematographer Josh Carrasco
Josh Carrasco was born and raised in California. He attended The Los Angeles Film School , where he received his degree in Science for Film.
Captivated by film since his early childhood, Josh has lensed several short films including ALTERNATIVE and SLIT. He works in Los Angeles as a freelance cinematographer.