Team

Director of Photography

Barbie Leung

BARBIE LEUNG is a New York based cinematographer. With a focus on narrative film, she was awarded a spot in AFI Conservatory’s CIW Workshop Class of 2019: a selective intensive for emerging narrative cinematographers. She’s an associate member of the SOC (Society of Camera Operators). Her recent narrative films include Neil D'Astolfo’s NORA’S MOTHER and Irina Gorovaia’s YASHA’S TAPOCHKI. Other notable work includes Slamdance Best Short Screenplay winner CRYBABY and the documentary feature UNLADYLIKE which world-premiered at AFI Docs in 2020. Leung’s camerawork has also screened at Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, and Outfest.

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Michael B. Fisher

Drone Operator, Gaffer, Sound Recorder

MICHAEL B. FISHER graduated with honors from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he studied film. He returned to his native Vermont to work in film production in an environment which constantly inspires him with its cinematic beauty. Michael has written, directed, and produced over 50 narrative short films that have screened and received top awards at many festivals, including Slamdance, Moondance, IFP Central Standard, and the Los Angeles International Shorts Festival, among others. His short film FALLS was included in a Slamdance short film collection, WIDOW was in the Journal of Short Film, and BACKWATER and ORGAN have been featured as Vimeo Staff Picks. Michael was honored as a Vimeo Featured Filmmaker with the release of his film AFTER THE DANCE. With more than twenty years’ experience as a Cinematographer, Editor, Gaffer and Key Grip for narrative, documentary, commercial and music videos, Michael has taught screenwriting, film production and cinematography at Burlington College, Champlain College, Flynn Center for the Arts and Burlington City Arts, where he’s overseen the writing and production of numerous film projects across every genre.

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Holly Boardman Martone

Production Designer

HOLLY BOARDMAN MARTONE is a full-time member of Local 52, and — with 14 years of diverse experience in production and set design for film and television — she’s passionate about creating astounding sets and spaces. A graduate of Pratt Institute with a BFA in Art and Design, she landed her first job at Jager Dipaola Kemp (JDK). There, she worked with marketing and branding expert Michael Jager, designing footwear for Merrell and graphics for Burton Snowboards, Nordica and Jogbra. Then, for ten successful years, Holly manufactured, branded, and distributed her own product line of high-end custom stationery and launched her own retail/gallery business in the West Village. When Holly was called upon to serve as Executive Director of the Shelburne Art Center, her creative vision and entrepreneurial instinct guided the struggling nonprofit onto the path of financial and artistic sustainability. Her recent work with Local 52 includes NBC’s "New Amsterdam,” AppleTV's "Ray James” and "Crowded Room,” plus HBO's "Love Life." 

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Joseph Drobezko

Special FX Makeup

JOSEPH DROBEZKO is an award-winning, internationally recognized makeup artist based out of New York City. Since graduating from the Make-up Designory in NYC, Joseph has built his talents around dynamic, yet focused, makeup designs. Progressing quickly in the industry, Joseph was first runner-up in IMATS Battle of the Brushes Competition in LA. In 2017 Joseph competed on SyFy's “FaceOff: Divide and Conquer” (Season 12) and in 2018, he became an instructor at OA Makeup School for Special Effects in Guangzhou, China.

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Luna Pan

Composer, Additional Music

LUNA PAN is an award-winning screen, advertising and game composer from Sydney, Australia. She studied piano and music theory from a very young age and recently earned a Master of Arts in Orchestration for Film, Games and Television from the University of Chichester. Luna has created soundtracks for feature films, TV programs (“The Block,” “Bondi Rescue,” “Wife Swap,” “Bluey,” and “The Mole,” among others), for commercials (Dermalogica, YD, Coo-E, etc.), and for games and web productions. Luna won the 2019 APRA AMCOS Mentorship for Women in Music Award in TV Composition and the 2021 GEMS Contemporary Female Composer Award. She won the Best Composer Award at the 29th Santa Fe Springs Film Fest with five short film compositions. Her composition recorded with the RTVE symphony orchestra — “Evolution” — has been nominated by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.

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Mitzi Church

Original Music

MITZI CHURCH is a reclusive composer known for her eclectic use of mysterious, undefined instruments. Since making a brief but memorable appearance to passionately channel the score for BOY, ALONE IN WOODS, Mitzi has gone back into hiding. Even the Creators have no idea how to reach her…so don’t ask.

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Andrew Kay

Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Supervisor

ANDREW KAY is a New York based, multi Emmy-awarded re-recording mixer with his own company, Sounds Big Productions, Inc., and a strong track record of mixing features, trailers, specials, TV shows, digital series, narrative films, and documentaries. Andrew is also an award-winning sound and music designer, who’s steeped in all the fantastic ATMOS tech. His work has been featured in Hollywood movies (TALLADEGA NIGHTS, IGOR) plus the indie film market (MARRIED YOUNG, MONTAUK), where his mixes have won awards at Sundance and Tribeca Film Festival, among others. His mix and design work is currently streaming on Amazon, Disney+, Hulu, and Netflix.

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Dustin Wadsworth

Colorist

DUSTIN WADSWORTH began officially grading as a Company 3 Colorist in 2018 on acclaimed short form work and features, including SPIRAL FARM (which premiered at Slamdance 2019), SHAKEDOWN (which premiered at the 2018 Berlinale) and Gretl Claggett’s own STORMCHASER, (which has screened at more than 60 festivals worldwide since 2019, winning numerous awards). He’s colored music videos, including LOLA KIRKE: Monster and NEEDS: Rage Against the Miami Sound Machine. Wadsworth also grades dailies on major feature films, such as Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN, JOKER, starring Joaquin Phoenix, and IN THE HEIGHTS, based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical stage play.

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Crew

Joel Dziengielewski

Executive Producer

JOEL DZIENGIELEWSKI is a low-grade impresario and aspires to become an entry-level philanthropist. He’s the co-founder — along with his partner Holly Martone — of The Peace Farm: a 50-acre artist retreat located in the foothills of the Adirondacks that offers artist residencies. To date, The Peace Farm has hosted nearly 20 visits by notable artists, including filmmakers, painters, writers, poets, sculptors, directors, and actors, supporting the development of their projects. Joel has worked to support remediation for clients both domestically and internationally in response to US Department of Justice and US FDA investigations. As a card-carrying union pipefitter, he installed piping systems from quarter inch gauge line to 18-inch main seawater piping on United States Trident & 688 class submarines. He once danced front-and-center onstage with the legendary Little Richard.

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