Writer / Director / Producer / "Charlie"
Jessie Barr is an actor, writer, director and producer based in LA. She is a 2018 Sundance New Voices Episodic LAB Finalist and a finalist for Ryan Murphy's directing mentorship program: The Half Initiative. Jessie is the lead in the critically acclaimed online series OM CITY which she created, wrote and produced with her husband and writing partner Tom O’Brien. OM CITY won Best Web Series at the 2018 New Media Film Festival, is a 2016 Tribeca Film Festival Selection, a New York Times TV Critic's Pick, a 2015 Vimeo Staff Pick, voted Best Web Series by Decider.com and a Top Pick for "Web to Watch" by USA Today. Some of Jessie's other credits include: Lincoln Center, 59E59th, Williamstown Theater Festival, New York Stage & Film, Joe's Pub, Ars Nova, EST and Law & Order : SVU among others. She made her feature film debut in the indie comedy Manhattan Romance, starring Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice), Caitlin Fitzgerald (Masters of Sex) and Gaby Hoffman (Transparent). Jessie is currently in post production for her feature film directorial debut, SOPHIE JONES a coming of age story about a teenage girl grappling with life after her mother’s death, Executive Produced by Nicole Holofcener.
Writer / Director / Producer / "Val"
Lena Hudson is an actor, writer and producer based in New York City. As an actor she has developed work with Ars Nova, Joe's Pub, Clubbed Thumb, New Georges, Fresh Ground Pepper, La MaMa and Theatre Reconstruction Ensemble, among others. She recently starred as Rosealia in Pipeline Theatre's production of Folk Wandering, a performance the The New York Times called "comic and...enchanting." Lena's solo clown cabaret, SHOWWOMANSHIP, has played to sold out crowds at The New Ohio and Dixon Place, and was developed through FGP's Playground Writer's Group. Lena can also be seen in the critically acclaimed online series OM CITY. She most recently produced the feature film Plagiarist, starring Jay Duplass, Maria Dizzia and Kate Lyn Sheil, currently in post-production.
Joe is a producer based in New York. He started in documentary film alongside the team of Exposure Productions, wrapping Chasing Ice, the Oscar-nominated Documentary regarding climate change. Since then, he has been based out of New York working on the development and production of multiple projects. While working, Joe acquired an MFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University. Over the years, he has been involved with a handful of projects, small and big — most notably working with the team of the official Sundance selection, I Smile Back, producing The Pastor, and co-producing OM CITY: The Series, recognized as a Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection, and featured in news outlets like USA Today and The New York Times. Most recently, Joe coordinated post-production on Showtime's newest hit drama, Billions Season 1 and 2. Joe is currently producing the upcoming feature film SOPHIE JONES. He strives to engage in projects that push beyond the barriers of sole entertainment value.
Tom is an actor, writer and director living in Los Angeles. He is a 2018 Sundance New Voices Episodic LAB Finalist and his films have screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival, Vail Film Festival, Provincetown film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, among others. His first feature, Fairhaven which he wrote, directed and stared in with Chris Messina (Sharp Objects, Mindy Project, Newsroom), Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story) and Rich Sommer (Mad Men) premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Fairhaven was a New York Times Critics pick and was released theatrically and on VOD. Tom's second feature film, Manhattan Romance which he also wrote, directed and stared in is currently on Netflix worldwide. Manhattan Romance stars Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice, Fantastic Beasts), Caitlin FitzGerald (Unreal, Rectify, Masters of Sex) and Gaby Hoffmann (Transparent, Girls). Tom directed the critically acclaimed online series OM CITY which he created, wrote, produced and stars in with his wife, Jessie Barr. OM CITY won Best Web Series at the 2018 New Media Film Festival, is a 2016 Tribeca Film Festival Selection, a New York Times TV Critic's Pick, a 2015 Vimeo Staff Pick, voted Best Web Series by Decider.com and a Top Pick for "Web to Watch" by USA Today.
Libby Ewing is an actor, writer, director and producer based in Los Angeles. She is currently in post production for her directorial debut Grow the F*ck Up, an original series that Libby co-created, co-wrote, produced and stars in. Libby’s acting credits include Murder in the First, House of Lies (opposite Kristen Bell and directed by Helen Hunt) and Scorpion, among others. She recently directed a pilot presentation, Mack of All Trades starring Gabrielle Bourne, Garrett Coffey (Criminal Minds), Tim Jo (This is Us) and was featured in the critically acclaimed 2018 production of The Mother F**ker with the Hat, which won Best Ensemble Hollywood Fringe Festival 2018.