Korey is a New York City based artist who has predominantly been on the acting scene most recently. He has been seen on such stages as The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, NY City Center, Berkeley Rep, and Two River Theater. On screen, he has been seen in such shows as Daredevil (Netflix), Law & Order: SVU (NBC), Homeland (Showtime), The Following (FOX), in the film 5 Flights Up (Focus), and currently as Sean Jeffries on House of Cards (Netflix). He is also a writer, producer, and director. He wrote and performed a solo show titled '1/13/94' inspired by the verdict in the Trayvon Martin murder trial, and funded by a Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship. In addition to his work with Film Lab he has recently launched F.A.M. Creative, Inc., a production company with the mission of bringing under represented voices to film, television, and theater. F.A.M. Creative has recently joined forces with Film Lab on their first short film coming in summer of 2018.
Aaron Dean Eisenberg
Aaron Dean Eisenberg is a Director, Writer, Producer, & Actor. Currently, he recurs as Todd Lang on HBO's The Deuce co-created by David Simon and George Pelecanos, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. Most recently, he wrapped a lead role in George Pelecano's feature film debut, DC Noir, now in post-production. In recent years, he's received critical acclaim for his role as Richie Kane in Public Morals, directed by Ed Burns and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, and starred in international campaigns directed by Doug Liman.
He has produced and acted in several short films over the last year, and consulted on multiple features, festival-bound and premiering at Sundance this year, and at The Whitney museum April 2018.
Miranda Kahn is a Brooklyn-based Producer and AD. She has worked on over a dozen feature films and for networks such as CBS, NBC, ABC, PBS, HBO, Sony, and Netflix alongside producing mentors including Lena Dunham (GIRLS), Josh and Ben Safdie (Good Time), Molly Conners (Birdman) and Peter Phok (The House of the Devil). Her most recent film, The Kindergarten Teacher, premiered at Sundance 2018. She currently has two films in production (White Knuckle, RAMP) and is determined to use her experience to produce projects with socially-impactful content.
Kareem M. Lucas is a Brooklyn born and Harlem based Actor/Writer/Producer/Director. His solo pieces include The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro, From Brooklyn With Love, RATED BLACK, A Boy & His Bow and Black Is Beautiful, But It Ain’t Always Pretty. He is currently co-collaborating on The Black History Museum According to the United States of America, with Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative at HERE Arts Center., and performing his one-man show, Black is Beautiful But It Ain't Always Pretty at The Public Theatre. He recently wrapped starring in a film based on his poems with FilmLab entitled "Sole Variations", currently in post-production
MFA: NYU Grad Acting.
Josephine Meckseper’s large-scale installations and films have been exhibited in various international biennials and museum shows worldwide. Her works are in the permanent collections of numerous institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York,The Museum of Modern Art, New York, theMetropolitan Museum, New York. In 2015 her works were included in America Is Hard to See, WhitneyMuseum of American Art, New York; Storylines, She recently directed Pelleas in Collaboration with FilmLab. Solomon F. Guggenheim Museum, New York. The artist lives and works in New York.
Lyle Vincentis a world renowned Cinematographer. To all his projects he has brought the keen eye of a visual story teller with the masterful use of making tangible and visceral what was once only ideas on paper through composition, movement, light, shadow and color.
Vincent was born in 1979 in Putnam Connecticut. He received his MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in Film Making in 2006 and received the American Society of Cinematographers Heritage award the same year. His well known work includes the universally praised A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night directed by Ana Lily Amirpour and the recent follow up The Bad Batch which won the 2016 Venice Film Festival Special Jury Prize. "Girl" premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival as well at MOMA's New Directors/New Films and went on with a theatrical release domestically and internationally. Vincent was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his masterful Black and White Cinematography. More recent work includes the soon to be released (3/9/18) Sundance hit Thoroughbreds which is the last film staring Anton Yelchin and the recently finished Dreamland which was produced and stars Margot Robbie and directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte. As well as his feature work he has also worked extensively in commercials and music videos.
ADR mixer Bobby Johansonhas been cranking out ADR and loop group for films such as Her, Straight Outta Compton, Spotlight, Paterson, The Light Between Oceans, Beauty and the Beast, Patriots Day, The Girl on the Train, Triple 9, Hail, Caesar!, Amazon’s Red Oaks, Golden Globe series winner The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Netflix’s Master of None, and HBO's The Deuce. He recently collaborated with FilmLab on their special needs cartoon project.
Born in Washington D.C., Bill Kirstein directed his first feature at age 19. After graduating from Wesleyan University, he began directing a documentary on Da’Sean Butler, the West Virginia University basketball star who tore his ACL during the NCAA Final Four in 2010. In between shooting the documentary, Bill went to work for Beyoncé at Parkwood Entertainment and produced the highest rated HBO documentary of the past decade, Life is But a Dream.
The following year, he directed several live Beyoncé DVD shoots as well as the music videos “Rocket” and “Blue” on her recent self-titled groundbreaking album. Bill is also comfortable behind the camera, as he recently served as a cinematographer on the Terrence Malick produced 2014 Sundance film, The Better Angels.
Bill is currently working as a music video, documentary, and commercial director in New York and Los Angeles.. Most recently, he was Director of Photography on Justin Timberlake's newest music video, Say Something, and FIlmLab's Pelleas starring Alice Eve.
Michael J. Burke
Most recently, Michael has been working with William Rexer on Friends with Kids, Public Morals, The Get Down and The Tick, as well as John Wick, This is Where I Leave You, Spiderman: Homecoming, Life of Crime, Red Oaks, Girls, White Collar, and Winter's Bone. Michael was the cinematographer on a TV pilot directed by Stephen Girasuolo called The Hold Outs with Kevin Corrigan which won a Best Actor in a comedy award at Series Fest in Denver, and he just wrapped DPing Night Tales with FilmLab.
Eric Schleicher is a Director of Photography for documentary, narrative and commercial work based in Brooklyn, NY. Growing up in the midwest, Eric picked up his parent's handycam at an early age and began to film the mundane existence of suburban life. As his taste developed, stories about the beauty in the mundane started to become a common thread. His strong background in documentary has led his body work being described as natural, classical and dreamlike. He is currently in preproduction as director of photography on short-film, "Important" starring PJ Marshall, slated to shoot this Winter with FilmLab.
Randy Rubin is a director based in Brooklyn, NY working in commercial, music video and independent film production. He recently wrapped production on Wu Tang’s new music video People Say. He co-wrote and directed the short Night Tales, which wrapped July 2017, shot on location in Chinatown, NYC. He co-wrote and directed the interactive short We Need to Talk and released it on Interlude’s interactive platform Hello Eko. Randy works as a DP and editor for clients and collaborators including Huge, BBH, SET Creative, Gluck +, Kode Media, M&C Saatchi and more.
Steve Carmona is a Cinematographer and Producer born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. As a student of the down and dirty gorilla filmmaking movement of the 90's, Steve has a love for gritty personal storytelling and smaller crews. His first feature film as cinematographer and producer "Adrift" premiered at The International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival and screened at The Downtown Independent in Los Angeles in 2016.
As both Producer and Cinematographer, he's done work on commercials, features, high end corporate and documentary but has a special place in his heart for small stories based in the real world with a little bit of style. He resides in South Brooklyn with his wife Amanda.
Elina Street is a Franco-American Director, AD and Producer based in NYC. She began her career in acting at the age of 10 in Paris, appearing in musicals such as Grease and West Side Story, as well as French TV Commercials. Her passion for performing arts brought her to the UK where she studied film in London and began her career focusing on the Documentary genre. Her film A Journey to the Circus was awarded at the London Film Festival and the British Film Institute. She is currently directing commercials and short fiction films, and works as an AD and Producer on feature films, commercials, and TV Series in NYC.
Horst Dieter Baum
Horst Dieter Baum (born in Quito, Ecuador of Colombian/German parents) Studied computer/electronic engineering in New York and photography in Texas, before working as a cinematographer. Over the last year, he has DP'd several shorts and, most recently, was the director of photography for feature film Iris, starring Alice Kremelberg, currently in post-production.
PJ Marshall is an American actor known for his versatility, forceful onscreen presence. He began his career with guest roles on television, appearing on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz, and Law & Order: L.A. Marshall soon added movies to his resume, appearing in a variety of films, from Mississippi Grind, staring Ryan Reynolds, to Catch .44, starring Forest Whitaker, to Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Recent television credits include the plantation overseer Bill Meekes on WGN's Underground Detective Jack Colquitt on American Horror Story. Up coming as Detective Frank Lyga in USA’s Unsolved. stage work includes Prior to becoming an actor, Marshall was a martial artist, and competitive surfer. He studied acting at the Wynn Handman Studio.
With a background in Graphic Design and Illustration, Tanner began pursuing film upon moving to New York City in 2012. After working on tv shows, feature films, and commercials as a camera assistant, he has been polishing his craft as a camera operator on various projects (Saturday Night Live, The Late Show, Ode to Joy, To Dust, and The King). Tanner lives in Brooklyn, NY