Katy Dore: Writer/Producer/Director
Katy is an award winning fiction writer, screenwriter and actor. After earning a degree in American Studies at Stanford, she taught history and American Government at Hawaii Prep. She returned to school for an MFA in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. After many years of running her own marketing and graphic design firm, Katy turned her attention to screenwriting and acting full-time. Odd Bird is her directorial debut.
Sherri Kauk: Director of Photography
Matthew Mattson: Sound Mixer
Sherri is an Emmy award-winning Director of Photography. Her work airs on Netflix, CBS, A&E; has screened at SXSW, Frameline, Guadalajara IFF and featured in American Cinematographer Magazine. "Winning the day" vs simply making the day is her team goal. She is an alumna of the American Film Institute.
Matt has been mixing sound since high school. He earned a BA in Communication, with a Media Production Option at California State University East Bay. After graduating, Matt discovered a passion for production sound. He’s worked on short and feature-length narrative and documentary films, nationally broadcast shows for ABC and NBC, commercials for top brands, and amazing branded viral web content.
Eileen de Klerk: Editor & Colorist
Reanne de Klerk: Composer & Sound Designer
Eileen is an award winning South African editor, currently working in Los Angeles. Her editing experience ranges through both TV and feature films. Some career highlights: The Dark Tower, Resident Evil, Strikeback, Designated Survivor, Mowgli, and Stigma. Eileen has just recently wrapped an ABC TV Series and is currently working on a pilot.
Reanne de Klerk is an award winning South African sound designer and music editor, currently working in Los Angeles. Reanne has worked on a variety of feature films, TV shows and short films across all genres. She has a strong passion for building soundscapes and creating unique soundtracks to support and influence story.
Jeff Pershing: Original Theme Song
Jeff is a singer/songwriter, who started playing San Francisco clubs at the age of 16. He has honed his skills as a working musician, playing diverse styles. Jeff studied music at San Francisco State University, Berklee College of Music in Boston and received a Master’s Degree in music at California State University, Chico.
Mia-Carina Mollicone: First AD
Mia studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and studied film production at the University of Michigan. Primarily an actor, Mia is in the master class at the Ivana Chubbuck Studio, studies improv at UCB, and takes singing lessons with Adriana McPhee. She's in post-production on "Here to Stay", an autobiographical dramedy web series for which Mia wrote, executive produced, and played the lead.
And… This would not be happening without the talent, dedication and goodness of Arthur Reynolds: Key Grip, Branden McClure: Grip, Grace Tucker: PA, Rob Rijnen: Drone Operator, Mattias Kayla: Property Owner, Emily Nguyen, Illustrator, and the multi-talented, do-whatever-you-need-guy, Steve Davis.