CAST & CREW for "ON BECOMING A MAN"
Kevin Resnick is an award-winning writer, director, and actor who served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and flew airplanes as a
C-130 Navigator. After moving on from the military, his innate flair for comedy allowed him to make a successful living as an actor in New York, where he starred in several acclaimed films on the national festival circuit, receiving Best Actor Nominations for his work on three different occasions.
As a writer/director, his films have screened in festivals worldwide, to include the Cannes Film Festival, and have won multiple awards, including Best Comedy Short, Best Short Film, Award of Merit, and an Audience Award, among others. His debut feature, Cloudy With a Chance of Sunshine is currently on the festival circuit.
In 2011, Kevin founded Brand New Day Entertainment as an avenue to focus his artistic vision and bring his creative ideas to fruition. He received his MFA in Filmmaking from the New York Film Academy.
Rebecca Norris started her career as an improviser and comedy writer, graduating from the Second City Conservatory in Chicago, and has performed nationally, namely at the acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and ACME Comedy Theater in LA. As a writer and producer, her films and web series have played the national festival circuit, screened at the Cannes Film Festival, have won multiple Audience and Best Film awards, and have been distributed on TV, DVD, and PBS.
Rebecca and Kevin currently have their first feature, Cloudy With a Chance of Sunshine, on the festival circuit, where it's been nominated for multiple awards and won Best Feature in its category at the Manhattan Film Festival.
Rebecca founded Freebird Entertainment to help further her vision of creating work that inspires and entertains, and spreads a message of positivity.
Andy Pessoa as Jacob Schneidelman
Jennifer Jolliff as Sally
Lisa Sundstedt as Mom
Harvey J. Alperin as Rabbi Cohen
Assistant Director: J.R. Curry
Production Designer: Brandy Maasch
Gaffer/Technical Advisor: Ira Edelman
Assistant Camera: Miguel Garzon Martinez
Wardrobe/Script Supervisor: Rebecca Norris
Sound Recordist/Boom Op: Rafael Kajatt
Makeup Artist: Luna Mariposa
Graphic Designer: Petong Sakulchai
Grip/Still Photographer: Ryan Morgan
Grip: Yul Gatewood
Production Assistants: Michael Chiu,
Original Score by: Scott Radway
Sound Design: Christian Menendez and
Sean Williams of Infinite Sound
Hailing from Luton, England, Luke Snailham moved to the US in 2002 where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography from Ohio State University. Luke also graduated from the New York Film Academy's Los Angeles campus with his Masters Degree in Filmmaking.
Luke was cinematographer on Revenge Flame of Hayabusa, which won Best Student Film at the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood. Luke's film Genome won Best Student Film at the Los Angeles Cinema Festival in March 2013. Recently, he edited Adam Nimoy's documentary For the Love of Spock, which premiered at Tribeca.
Luke also teamed up with director Kevin Resnick and Producer Rebecca Norris to shoot their feature Cloudy With A Chance Of Sunshine.