Meet the Crew
Ben Matheny director, producer, actor
Ben came to New Orleans in 2007 to turn his life long passion for film into his career, and has been living the dream ever since. Lousiana Film and Video magazine calls him “one of the most recognizable faces in Louisiana Film.”
Will Addison writer, director, editor
Forged from the enigmatic cornfields of rural Illinois, Will studied media arts in Germany at the Hamburg School of Applied Sciences and received a film degree from the University of New Orleans.
Alex Aaron writer, director, producer
Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Alex has been living and making movies in New Orleans since 2006. He’s currently an MFA candidate at the University of New Orleans where he has written and directed four films. He has been called one of the most recognizably bearded men in New Orleans.
Ben Samuels producer, editor & VFX, cinematographer
Ben Maner cinematographer, editor, after effects guru
Leaving the back mining hills of Alabama for New Orleans six years ago, Ben has doggedly pursued a career in filmmaking. Since graduating from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor’s Degree in Film Arts, Ben has worked steadily in the industry on large and small scale productions.
Jeff Bruno editor, animator, cinematographer
Born and raised in NOLA, Jeff has been making cartoons and comic strips since he was young, and stubbornly insists on doing so until he is old.
Brandon Melancon production designer, special effects, producer
Our personal MacGuyver meets mad scientist, Brandon is a New Orleans artist who started his film career in 2008. He loves to make art with any and all mediums, but filmmaking is his passion.
Bethany Jones producer, website & graphic designer, marketer
Originally from Texas, Bethany Jones moved to New Orleans in 2007 to pursue an English degree at the University of New Orleans. Since graduating with honors in 2011, she has become a spine sales rep, an office manager of four start ups, a graphic designer, a website designer, and is currently a direct response content marketer. She is passionate about helping others and is especially interested in designing solutions to help improve quality of life.
Jordan Prince musician, actor, composer
Even before his move to New Orleans in 2009, Jordan was writing music like it was his last day on Earth. Once in NOLA, he found an outlet to use his craft in his second passion, film. Most recently, Jordan has become the main brain behind EFI’s music.
Lee Garcia director, writer, editor
Recent graduate of the University of New Orleans, Lee has produced short films that have enjoyed festival runs across the nation. Presently, he is diving into the New Orleans film industry and continuing to foster ambitions for his own work.
Matthew Martinez actor, producer
Born and bred in New Orleans, Matthew has been acting in films and theaters in the city for the past six years. He once read in a book that a person’s only obligation is to realize his own destiny. He believes this to be true.
Wikipedia defines Cory as “Members of the South American Corydoras genus are freshwater temperate and tropical catfish in the armored catfish family.” But this Cory is less fishish…fishy? He is not a fish. He writes comedy.