Claire Bryétt Andrew – Writer, Director, Producer

Claire Bryétt Andrew is a film maker living in Topanga Canyon, California.  She grew up in the film industry, had her height chair in video village, and she can’t imagine not being apart of this world.  She has written and directed over a dozen short films that have won in local and global film festivals, studied film at Pierce College, and screen writing at UCLA.  She recently partnered with her sister (Lily Bleu Andrew), and her mom (Nicola Zvorsky) to create their production company; The Wildflower Sisters.

www.clairebryettphotography.com

Instagram – @ClaireBryettAndrew

Twitter – @ClaireBAndrew

Tim Andrew – Executive Producer

Tim Andrew is a director, writer and producer that has been working for over 20 years in the film industry.  After completing the BBC Directors Program in London, he moved to Los Angeles and worked on over 50 films and television shows.  Some of which include Teen Wolf, Supernatural, Salem, Witches of East End, Z-Nation, Damien, and Falling Water.   We are so excited and honored to have him part of our Max and Me team.

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Nicola Zvorsky – Executive Producer

After studying art history and film at Rutgers University, Nicola moved out to California to be apart of the exciting and glamorous film industry.   She worked on over 22 films as an actress and hair and makeup artist at the legendary Roger Corman studios in Venice, the studio that was famous for their low budget horror/thriller films, and mirrored an almost Chaplin-esqu studio system.  She ended up marrying a director and having two kids (Claire + Lily) who were raised on film sets, and now partnered with them to produce films of their own. Nicola is passionate about making economical films yet not compromising quality by playing to the strengths of the script, utilizing production value, and bringing together a tight knit passionate crew.  She is driven, smart, an incredible problem solver and an invaluable member of the Wildflower Sisters production company.

Lily Bleu Andrew – Executive Producer

Born and raised in the film industry, Lily grew up acting and film making.  When your height chair is on set and your first screen credits start at infancy, it’s hard to not soak up the love of this industry.  She has produced and acted in many short films,  produced/directed/wrote the script for the 2016 play of Anne of Green Gables in collaboration with TYS, and has since started the production company The Wildflower Sisters with her family.  She is excited to be producing and acting in their first feature and has many future scripts up her sleeve!

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Instagram – @LilyBleuAndrew

Angela Harvey – Executive Producer

Angela wrote and directed her first short film in 2007, which earned her a scholarship to Vancouver Film School. Since film school, Angela has gone on to write and produce television shows like Teen Wolf (MTV), Salvation (CBS), and Station 19 (ABC). She also produced Jinn, a feature film coming soon from Orion Classics and MGM. Before launching her career in film and television, Angela worked for a non-profit agency where she traveled to disaster-stricken and war-torn areas looking for stories of relief and triumph in the worst circumstances. Because of her experiences in global affairs and anti-poverty work, Angela brings stories to life that open minds, enlighten spirits, and celebrate humanity.

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Mary Przybylski – Producer

We are so excited to have the talents of Mary Przybylski on our team.  She has worked as a production co-ordinator on numerous television shows and films, most recently she has produced the Teen Wolf (s3, 4, 5) title sequences, commercials and promos, as well as worked with Justin Baldoni and Wayfarer Entertainment on their latest episode of Man Enough – #metoo.

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Bill Gibson – AD

Bill grew up in New Jersey where he shot short films with friends starting at age 14 and continuing into his early 20’s. He moved around between Philadelphia and New York before ending up in Los Angeles in 2012 where he started turning film from a hobby into a career. He’s worked behind the scenes of countless movies and tv shows since then, and feels very honored to be a part of the Max and Me team.

 

Seth Fuller – Cinematographer

Based in Los Angeles, Seth has shot numerous commercials for major agencies, music videos, and feature films showcased at SXSW and various other festivals.  His passion is to use the lens as another language to communicate and emotionally connect with an audience.   We are beyond excited to have his skill and expertise on our team.

Website – www.sethfuller.com

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Jonas Schubach – AC

Jonas is an AC and cinematographer from Lake Constance, Germany, working in the Los Angeles area.

His work has been broadcast on public television in Germany and in the U.S., and his films have been screened at numerous festivals in the U.S. and internationally. Recently, he has worked on award-winning director Faren Humes’ “Liberty” and Amir Naderi’s “The Magic Lantern,” which is premiering at this year’s Venice Film Festival.

He is an Emmy Internship Finalist, European Cinematography Awards Winner and an Indie Memphis Grant winner. He holds an MFA from Florida State University, an MA from the University of Memphis and a BA from the University of Mainz, Germany. 

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Website – www.jonascine.com

 

TJ Signaigo – Gaffer

T. J. Signaigo is a gaffer and cinematographer from San Diego, California. He is a graduate of University of California, San Diego and his background includes short films, music videos, TV spots, and web content. A lifelong film buff, he loves learning all aspects of filmmaking, but lighting and composing images is his favorite.

Instagram @Signaigo_

Justin Schultz – Key Grip

Justin R Schultz is originally from Cleveland, Ohio moving to Los Angeles after completing his Bachelor of Arts in Film Production in early 2015.  He enjoys creative troubleshooting finding solutions for rigging lights and moving camera rigs.  One of his favorite roles in the Grip Department is Dolly Grip.  His experience ranges from features, shorts, music videos, commercials, and corporate projects.”

 

Margo McHugh – Unit Production Manager

Margo McHugh started her career in accounting, getting her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. She moved to Dallas, TX where she fell in love with the film industry as a makeup artist. Through working on sets, Margo discovered production where she was finally able to mix her creativity and business background into a job that was fulfilling to both her mind and soul. After moving to Los Angeles, she is grateful that her unconventional path has led her to a career that she loves and is excited about every day. 

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Laura Webb – Music Supervisor

Laura Webb has a gift of finding the perfect song, and has worked on numerous television shows and films, some of which include “Teen Wolf”, “Sirens” and the recently released Netflix film “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before”.  We are so grateful to have her on board for Max and Me.

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Chris Garcia – Music Composer

We are thrilled to be working with Chris Garcia who has composed and produced with Lana Del Rey, Kesha, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Colbie Caillat, Cyndi Lauper, among many other talented artists.

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Chelsea Edmundson – Associate Producer

Chelsea Edmundson is from a small town in Missouri called Poplar Bluff, which is where she grew up daydreaming about being in the movie business.  She has been working steadily  in the film industry for nearly a decade.  Although acting has previously been her main focus, she has begun to use her skills learned from studying business at the University of Redlands to produce film projects.  Edmundson produced the feature film Daylight’s End, as well as produced and directed music videos.  Her favorite part of filmmaking is the team dynamic and sharing the sense of victory that comes with bringing a story to life and seeing a project through.  

Instagram – @Chelsea.Edmundson

Molly Davis -Associate Producer

Molly has been performing in theater and dance since she was young and studied film production at Sarah Lawrence College.  She has worked as a PA on television sets learning the ropes and what it takes to make TV and film.  She has worked on many short films, and after reading the script for “Max and Me”, is so excited to be working on this new feature length film.

“What really drew me to this film, besides of course getting to work with Claire and Lily, is I LOVE the script!  I love how it’s a coming of age story that deals with a lot of very real issues that teens face, like bullying, young love, sexuality, living with illnesses, and facing grief, all tied together in a heartfelt way.  I’m really excited to make this film, and bring Max and Me to life”.

Rachel Ramirez – Make Up Artist

Rachel Ramirez is a makeup artist born and raised in Southern California. At a young age she was fascinated with makeup and creating characters to tell a story. She studied her craft at Make-Up Designory in Burbank, California and pursued her dreams of working in the film and television industry. She has worked on various forms of media including film, commercial, and print.  She is very excited to be part of the making of “Max and Me” alongside a wonderful team.

Website – www.rachelramirezmakeup.com

Morgan Ferrando – Hair Stylist

Morgan is a hairstylist, dual licensed in California and Washington. She has worked on set, styling hair for photo shoots at the Academy of Art in Seattle, music videos around the Los Angeles area, and on countless theatrical productions. Morgan has studied hair throughout the ages. Her background in wig styling brings her detailed knowledge from Roman age hairstyles to the current trends she cuts and styles in a salon in Echo Park.  She is excited to extend her work along side the creative team of Max & Me.

Instagram – @Mohair__

 

Eve Gaines – Production Designer

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Will Townsend – Camera Department Intern

Originally from Chicago, Will Townsend is a filmmaker and photographer based in Los Angeles. He first picked up a camera when he was 8 years old and has been shooting ever since. His work has been featured in publications such as Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Arsenic Magazine, The Culture Trip, and more.  We are excited to have his enthusiasm and passion on the set of Max and Me.

 

Jessica Sun – Camera Department Intern

Jessica has been a video producer/visual journalist for the past four years making content for the web. And with a newfound interest in cinematography, she now finds herself eager to learn everything there is know about lenses, cameras and lighting — needless to say she’s  become quite a bonafide “gearhead”. But beyond her passion for crafting visually captivating images, her passion lies in producing work that showcase the extent of human experience.  

 

 

Zoe Stanton – Make Up Department Intern

Zoe Stanton is a Makeup Artist based in Los Angeles, CA, who graduated from the Makeup Designory, (MUD) in 2018.   She has experience in doing beauty and special effects makeup and has worked on short films including Ain’t No Grave, Belfast Boys, Empty, and I’m Dying Soon.

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Jaimie Woo – Production Assistant

Jaimie comes to us from DC, where she worked in politics for the last five years, most recently as a communications director on Capitol Hill and prior to that, as an analyst in Vice President Biden’s office of the Obama White House. A co-author of upcoming Penguin Random House book, Yes She Can, an anthology of essays written by young women working in the White House, Jaimie is a budding writer and creator. Max and Me is Jaimie’s first film production. 

 

Kelsey Bona – Production Assistant

Kelsey Bona studied film production at the University of Florida and has recently moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of all things film making.  She has worked behind the scenes on various short films and television shows including Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue,” and she’s thrilled to be assisting on “Max and Me,” her first feature-length film! 

 

Rachel Schranck – Facebook Advisor / Production Assistant

Rachel spent her childhood in New Jersey, reading books on swing sets and writing stories on drawing paper. She majored in English Literature at Gettysburg College, then went on to write for newspapers, magazines, blogs, and social media networks. Rachel recently moved to LA, partially because of her fascination with the film industry. She is thrilled to learn more about the production process and to take part in bringing this unique story to life!

 

Kaylie Moore – Production Assistant 

Kaylie Moore is a current student at the New York Film Academy that has worked in more than 60 short films in all stages of production. She made her first debute at the NYU Summer Filmmaking Workshop (2015) where she directed her first film that won awards at multiple festivals- including the Palm Springs International Shortfest. She went on to make more short films that have since been circulated in festivals. Her mentorship (that she has had since senior year of high school) with writer/director Christian Sesma- has given her the door into feature films. She shadows Christian on his features for Lionsgate like the movie Mind Blown. Her most recent work during her last year of college has been a production designer for a Aston Martin commercial and scripty for two features that are on their way to post production.

 

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