Writer, director, producer
Claire Wasmund is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker. Claire’s projects have been part of over 40 film festivals, and have won awards such as “Best Comedy”, “Emerging Filmmaker to Watch”, “Best of Festival”, and “Best Screenplay”.
Claire produced the feature film “The Grover Complex”, which features “2 Broke Girls’” Matthew Moy, and received distribution on iTunes and Verizon Fios.
In addition to narrative, Claire also works as a story producer for reality TV. Her past shows include seasons 12, 14, and 17 of “Hell’s Kitchen”; season 8 of “Masterchef”; season 1 of “My Kitchen Rules”, season two of Bravo’s "Vanderpump Rules", and season one of Bravo’s "Real Housewives of Dallas".
"At the End of the Tunnel" is Claire's feature directorial debut, which began filming two weeks after Claire had major surgery.
Lex Benedict and Greg Cruser
Producers, DP, editor, special effects
Greg and Lex are the husband and wife filmmaking team behind Longlost Pictures: A Red Camera production company and post-production house in Los Angeles. Together, the projects they’ve worked on have been involved in over 80 film festivals.
Greg, a former Naval Officer from New Orleans, has been shooting and editing digital video for 15 years. He is currently working as a story producer for NBC’s Spartan, and previously worked as a story producer for NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, TNT’s The Dunk King, and Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen.
Lex, a freelance cinematographer, editor, and digital vfx artist from Panama City, Florida, came on board in 2004. Last spring she edited the short film MUTED starring Grey’s Anatomy’s Chandra Wilson and Malcolm Jamal-Warner which, after winning the ABFF HBO Short Film Award, can now be watched on HBO and HBO GO. Lex also co-produced and edited the short film “Cuddle Party” which stars Community’s Yvette Nicole Brown and Transparent’s Rob Huebel and Michaela Watkins; it was an official selection of the Santa Barbara Film Festival.
Brittany Porter is a recent graduate from the Art Institute of CA-Hollywood with a primary focus on production design. Through her time in school she focused on developing her design skills further with each film project and had always known that playing a huge role in visual storytelling is something that she's always wanted to do. Her portfolio of work ranges from many short films, music videos, a feature and most recently has began set designing for a number of fashion editorial campaigns.
Brandon Kennedy Verrett is an innovative and versatile composer whose imaginative music captures beauty, bursts of melodic and rhythmic energy.
Felix Garcia Phelps/ Story by/ Producer
Tijuana native, Fernando Noor is an award-winning actor, writer, producer, and bilingual voiceover artist. Fernando can be seen and heard on national Spanish language TV trying to sell you McDonald’s, Redd’s Strawberry Ale, Liberty Mutual, and Hondas.
Fernando’s first feature film, “The Grover Complex”, which he wrote and starred in, received distribution on Verizon Fios and iTunes. Fernando’s work in features, web-series, and short films have been part of over 40 film festivals winning him awards such as "Best Actor", "Best Comedy", "Best of Festival", and "Emerging Filmmaker to Watch". You can see Fernando next in the feature film “Killing Hasselhoff” with David Hasselhoff and Ken Jeong. You can also see him in the online series "Imaginary Girlfriend" starring Disney's "Liv and Maddie" acrress Emmy Buckner; and the upcoming original series "Fantasy Calls" starring cult actor Brian Thompson.
Katelyn Causey is an actress and writer originally from Illinois. After getting her degree from Pepperdine University, Katelyn enrolled in the two-year program at the Ruskin School of Acting. Katelyn is currently in pre-production on a supernatural horror about America’s first documented possession. In addition to several short films, Katelyn can be seen in the Marlon Wayans' comedy "Fifty Shades of Black", an episode of "Life In Pieces", and "Live By Night", directed by and starring Ben Affleck.
Bill Watterson is a graduate of The Second City Hollywood Conservatory and LongForm Improv programs, and has also trained at UCB Los Angeles. He directed and co-wrote the practical effects-driven adventure comedy Dave Made A Maze, a feature film that reignites the tactile sense of wonder that fueled imaginations in the pre-CGI era; this film won the Audience Award at Slamdance Film Festival. It’s Labyrinth for adults. As an actor, he appeared in the films Ouija, Jenny's Wedding, and Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys; performed motion capture and voice over for the video games LA Noire and Lost Planet 3; and TV credits include Brooklyn Nine Nine, The Soul Man, and over a dozen national commercials.
Crystal B. Porter
CRYSTAL P. BAZEMORE, graduate of Hampton University. Studio film credits include Tyler Perry’s Diary Of A Mad Black Woman, Allen Wolf’s In My Sleep. Indie Award winning films What To Bring to America, Somebodies, Dark Remains, Paparazzi, Love & Tragedy. TV credits include a recurring role on the ABC pilot Rom Com. Other TV credits, The Soul Cafe, One Life to Live, Drop Dead Diva, Barely Famous. Bazemore is a voice of Macy’s/Lazarus/Goldsmith, national and regional campaigns for Bank of America, Verizon, Georgia Power and text book narration for Prentice Hall. Theatre credits include Cecilia in Day of Kings at the Alliance Theatre under direction of Artistic Director, Susan V. Booth; Taylor (Understudy) in the Ovation winning play Stickfly at the Matrix Theatre under direction of Shirley Jo Finney; Angela Lovett played to sold-out audiences in the National Touring Company of Tyler Perry’s What’s Done in the Dark; NAACP Theatre Award Winning Sunday Mourning; and Don B. Welch’s Soul Cafe.
Bazemore recently wrapped filming on Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes. Look for Bazemore in the short film Soundand feature At The End Of The Tunnel. Bazemore is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Ron has appeared in well over 100 short films, webisodes, and videos. Originally from Hollywood, Florida, Ron graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami, Florida.