Cast & Crew

Avan Jogia
Avan Jogia
(Santos)

Avan has been in two Lifetime movies: The Diary and The Gwen Araujo Story, three Nickelodeon movies: Gym Teacher, Spectacular!, and Rags, and three feature films: Choices, Caprica, and Triple Dog. He starred in the hit TV series Victorious on Nickelodeon, and he currently stars in his own TV series Twisted on ABC Family.

Nick Rey Angelus
Nick Rey Angelus
(Reynaldo)

Nick was featured in Oliver Stone's World Trade Center and the hit Ladron Que Roba a Ladron. He recently played the lead role of Beto Hernandez in Primos.

Danny Mora (Rev. Sergio Martinez)
Danny Mora
(Rev. Sergio Martinez)

Danny has been featured in numerous television shows, including recurring roles in Chico and the Man, Please Stand by Me, and Star of the Family. He is the Director of Sitcom Bootcamp.

Rolando Monge (Johnny Hurtado)
Rolando Monge
(Johnny Hurtado)

Rolando found his passion for acting when he visited New York one winter. He is known for Beyond The Ropes and has a supporting Role in the soon to be released Underclassmen: Lee Roy Soames and the Drama Boy.

Alexa Gonzalez (Sylvia Villanueva)
Alexa Gonzalez
(Sylvia Villanueva)

Alexa was only 15 when she was in Finding Hope Now. She previously had roles in ER and Criminal Minds.

Tia Texada (Mrs. Villanueva)
Tia Texada
(Mrs. Villanueva)

Tia grew up on the bayous of Louisiana. She is know for her lead role in NBC's crime drama Third Watch.

Jennifer Tadlock
Jennifer Tadlock
(Director)

With over 10 years experience in the film industry Ms Tadlock was recently honored at the 2008 Houston International Film Festival where she received the top Gold Remi Award for directing the best action/adventure theatrical feature film Ray of Sunshine.

Mark T. Aro
Mark T. Aro
(Production Design/Post Production)

MARK T. ARO—Mark was the Franchise Art Director for Lord of the Rings at Universal Studio. He has been creative art director for film, television, and video for over 15 years. Mr. Aro received an Emmy Nomination for the "Weather Interactive" (NBC), which he directed and produced.

Michael Badalucco
Michael Badalucco
(Rev. Roger Minassian)

Michael received an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Jimmy Berluti on The Practice. He was also in Raging Bull, Broadway Danny Rose, Jungle Fever, The Professional, Summer of Sam, O Brother Where Art Thou, and The Man Who Wasn't There.

Max Taylor
Max Taylor
(Filberto Torres)

Max is known for A Brush With Death, and Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation.

Christopher Maleki
Christopher Maleki
(Mr. Delgado)

Christopher has enjoyed much success taking recurring roles on Santa Barbara, The Bold and the Beautiful, Pacific Blue, and Days of Our Lives. He is probably best known from the soap Passions, where he played the lovable bad boy "Spike Lester".

Stelio Savante (Ruben)
Stelio Savante
(Ruben)

Stelio is a SAG nominee for his role on Ugly Betty, and has received outstanding reviews for his role in A Million Colours which won two South African Oscars.

Kate McKnight  (Marilyn Minassian)
Kate McKnight
(Marilyn Minassian)

Kate earned a degree in Acting at UC Santa Cruz. She has worked on stage in Fresno and professionally in San Diego. Other credits include roles in short films, TV and radio commercials, hosting a weekly radio program, and teaching theatre arts for public schools and at the university.

Harold (Skin) Mead
Harold (Skin) Mead
(Executive Producer)

Skin is the President and CEO of Skin Mead, Inc, the managing member of Vertical Praise Productions, LLC. He has been the managing partner of thirty-two private placement limited partnerships. He recently resigned his management position at Guarantee Real Estate to pursue the production of this film full-time.

Shane Foster
Shane Foster
(Director of Photography)

Shane began his career at the age of 12 by acting and learning to use video and still cameras. He worked for FOX as a videographer and has worked on the feature films Tears and Visitation. He became passionate about gang youth through his involvement in Young Life.

Dan Kehler
Dan Kehler
(Music Composer)

Dan has been composing in the film and video industry for the past 18 years. He brings a variety of experience, with over a dozen credits for film, video, and television, including the full length feature film Alien Species. He has won four California ADDY awards and a Citation of Excellence from the American Advertiser Federation