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Andreas Wigand [Charles Kane / Writer / Director]

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Andreas Wigand has been traveling since he was six months old. Living in Arizona, California, Germany, and New York, movies have and will always be Andreas' first love. At 17, Andreas discovered acting and has been pursuing a career in acting and film making ever since, studying at the University of Southern California, California State University, Long Beach, and the Stella Adler Theatre.

You can find Andreas currently starring on a new MTV show, "Call to Greatness" scheduled to air October 30 at 10:30 on the Sunday Night Stew after Punk'd. Also recently, Andreas completed a 35 mm short fifteen minute film with Vaingloré Productions, his production company, entitled "Hollywood's Heart" (check it out at www.hollywoodsheart.com) which he wrote, directed, produced, and acted in. Presently with Vaingloré Productions, Andreas is producing a feature horror film, "Suicide Tapes," starring Zack Stewart and directed by Will Gordh. Currently Andreas is writing several feature and sitcom scripts as well as a pilot entitled "America's Son," which is based on his feature of the same name all of which he plans to produce, act in, and potentially direct. Andreas has acted in numerous theatrical productions, commercials, independent films, and appearing on "The Young and the Restless."

Besides acting, directing and producing, Andreas Wigand also created Vaingloré Clothing Company. Vaingloré is a Los Angeles based company capturing the essence of LA, the glorification of vanity. Both men's and women's clothing, Vaingloré is the most honest clothing you'll ever wear as we promote your vanity, so you don't have to! Vaingloré clothing is featured in "Call to Greatness," "Suicide Tapes", and worn by the biggest and brightest stars, you! Check it out at www.vainglore.com!

Andreas Wigand Official Site

KC Gleason [Rosebud]

KC Gleason was raised in Chicago, Illinois, and began acting in theater. In Chicago, she studied at the Piven Theater Workshop and the Cherub Program at Northwestern University. Now in Los Angeles, she is finishing a batchelor of fine arts major in theater at the University of Southern California, where she has performed various productions including "The Trojan Women" and "The Playboy of the Western World." She has also performed in many student films on campus, and hopes to pursue both film and theater after graduation.

Holly Hawkins [Kathy Konrad]

Holly Hawkins is a recent NYC transplant. Film work includes The Future of Augmented Cognition (dir Alex Singer), The Glass Eye, Joe's Egg (Dir Alfredo de Villa), Illuminata (Dir John Turturro) and Hollywood's Heart (Dir Andreas Wigand). TV appearances: Strong Medicine and Hamlet (Louisiana PBS). New York theatre: Man and Superman (Roundabout Theatre); Off-Broadway: The Man Who Was Peter Pan (NY premiere of the play Neverland based on - Allen Knee playwright); Private Lives (Lambs Theatre); Tartuffe; Wild Thing; Much Ado About Nothing; Twelfth Night; Julius Caesar (all with 42nd Street Workshop); The Elephant Man; Absent Friends; Rutherford and Son; The White Crow; The Millionairess; Hamlet and others. Regional theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire; Private Lives, The King and I. Formerly a ballet dancer, Holly performed with regional companies and Aegis in NYC. She had a terrific time working with everyone on Hollywood!

Turen Robinson [Jimmy Kias]

Turen Robinson, has been acting since childhood, and plans to continue acting for the rest of his life. He can currently been seen in the criticly aclaimed LOS MUERTOS playing from October 28th - December 4th at the Elephant theatere in Hollywood CA. He can also be seen in the up coming play SIDE MAN at the STELLA ADLER theatere in Hollywood.

Zack Stewart [George Wells]

Zack Stewart has been acting since junior high school. He became extremely passionate toward his craft in early high school, where he was given the opportunity to perform in very challenging work. He portrayed Jake in Sam Shepherd’s “A Lie of the Mind” and it was since then that Zack knew what he wanted to do with his life. He moved to Southern California right out of high school, initially planning on a theatre education at Chapman University. But before his first year was up, he decided it was best to pursue his acting career full throttle, and moved up to L.A. Since he has been in Los Angeles, Zack has worked on numerous independent films as well as a few television series. Notably, Zack just finished working on CSI:NY as well as an independent horror feature, “Suicide Tapes” Other credits include, “Living Like Fire”, “Imaginary Girls”, and “Haze” Zack would like to acknowledge his parents for their continued love and support, as well as Andreas Wigand for being a great business partner, and friend.

Francie Wasser [Producer]

Francie Wasser studies cinema production at the University of Southern California. Since arriving in Los Angeles from Rockville, Maryland in 2003, she has produced other short films, such as The Blue Hour by Steve Abramson, and has amassed extensive assistant directing experience on films such as Living with the Rents, by David Tybor. In her spare time Francie works as a teacher for STAR Education teaching filmmaking classes to grade school students.

Whitney Lauritsen [Assistant Director]

Whitney Lauritsen graduated from Emerson College (Boston) December 2004 with a degree in film production. She completed several films during her studies, including "LATELY" (2004), which was included in several festivals and was nominated for best videography at Emerson's prestigious EVVY Awards. Whitney currently works as an assistant editor on "Declassified", a documentary series due to air on the History Channel early 2006. Other credits include freelance editing for RAW Productions, which is currently in pre-production on a cooking show (working title: "You're Invited") and "Hollywood Prospects", a live L.A. Networking Event open to new guests. More information on Whitney can be found on her website: www.engageproductions.com

Kelly Crean [Executive Producer]

Executive Producer Kelly Crean is the founder and president of Creanspeak Productions LLC, www.creanspeak.com, a groundbreaking company dedicated to the innovative development, production and packaging of film, television, music, and multimedia entertainment. She recently produced the highly anticipated feature film Prey for Rock & Roll (starring Gina Gershon, Drea De Matteo, Lori Petty, Marc Blucas and Shelly Cole) that premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews, and premieres across the U.S. in October 2003 through MAC Releasing. She also financed and produced a pre-recorded soundtrack for the film, uniting producer Stephen Trask (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), rock legend Joan Jett, Sara Lee on bass (B-52's, Gang of Four, Indigo Girls), and drummer Samantha Maloney (Hole, Motley Crue). The soundtrack will be released through Hybrid Records in October. Crean executive produced _False Start (2001)_ (qv_), Charlie Minn's debut feature, is an associate producer on It's Not Dark Yet, and is a co-producer on Joel Desmond's Slipping. Ms. Crean is also developing the feature films Finding Moon (based on Tony Hillerman's best selling novel), Choose, Gagsters! and The Statue Game.

Kelly has served as an associate producer on "Emeril Live!", as assistant to producer Cary Woods at Miramax for the productions of Swingers, Scream, Citizen Ruth, Gummo, and Copland; and as college marketing representative for Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Pictures on such features as Dead Presidents, Nixon, Father Of The Bride II, Up Close and Personal, Before And After, Ransom, Toy Story, and 101 Dalmatians. Kelly began her work in production with internships at MGM, CBS News, and Engel Brothers Productions. Ms. Crean's acting career has included 2 feature films, 8 short films and recurring roles on NBC's "Another World" and CBS's "Guiding Light".

A former member of the U.S. Ski Team, Kelly has a winner's spirit and a talent for assembling winning teams. She has a degree in English Literature from Columbia University, studied film production at Columbia University's School of the Arts, and is a voting member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Kelly's affiliations include AFI, AFTRA, IFP, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, and Women in Film

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