About the Filmmakers.

The Crew.

Matt Firpo – Director/Writer/Editor.

Matt Firpo is a New York City based Director, Writer, and Cinematographer, and a Senior at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, majoring in Film & Classics.

Born and raised in San Francisco, he’s directed scores of short narratives, music videos, documentaries and commercials on a variety of mediums. He’s won the Time Warner Young Filmmakers Award, The Tisch Faculty Commendation for Excellence in Directing, and has had his short films play at the Cannes International, Mill Valley, and Beverly Hills film festivals.

Matt is currently developing a feature film slated to shoot Summer 2012.

He likes incredible things.

Matt Mitchell – Director of Photography.

Matt Mitchell was born in Queens NY, and raised in nearby Connecticut.  Matt majored in Cinematography, at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, where he graduated with High Honors. In 2007, Matt was invited to study in the Czech Republic at the acclaimed FAMU International Film School in Prague.In only a few short years he has shot dozens of films, music videos, and commercials, and has won numerous awards in both Directing and Cinematography.  His work has been featured on TV, the Web, and at both the Cannes and Sundance Film Festivals, as well as countless others around the globe. Matt has done commercial work for such companies as, Chevrolet,  Nike/Jordan, Dockers, Gillette, Sharpies, and Motorola. He currently resides in Brooklyn NY, where he works as a freelance Director of Photography.

Anthony DiGiacomo – Producer.

Anthony DiGiacomo is a Director/Writer/Producer/Photographer in his final year at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.  Anthony was born and raised in the New York City area, and has traveled extensively around the world as a photographer and United States Youth Ambassador.  His photographs have recently been featured in the exhibit, “Six Days in Paris” with his father’s, a world-renown still photographer.

Anthony grew up as his father’s first assistant and transferred his knowledge of lighting and composition to Cinema when he began high school.  Anthony has been inspired by the Directors; Martin Scorsese and Paul Thomas Anderson. He has worked on many student and Independent films as well as Documentaries.  Anthony also interned at CBS News this past summer where he worked as a writer/correspondent and edited packages for television.

Anthony has been surrounded by the arts his entire life, and is thankful his parents didn’t force him to be a lawyer (his sister got that job).

Jules Hamilton – Producer

Jules Hamilton is a film major at Tisch double minoring in Producing and The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology. As a college student he has produced over two-dozen short films and accumulated over $100,000 in donations. He is currently represented by modeling agencies in New York, Milan, Paris, London, and Berlin; manages and acts as head producer for a viral sketch comedy group (Dead Panda Comedy LLC); and freelances for Adam’s Apple Productions.

More Team Members Coming Soon!

The Cast.

David Alvarez – Nicolas

David is a Canadian-born dancer and actor, and is best known as being one of the original Billy’s in the Broadway production of Billy Elli

ot the Musical. He is a classically trained pianist, and attends the American Ballet Theatre school on a full-merit scholarship. He is fluent in French, Spanish, and English, and won a Tony-Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in the Musical Category for his work in Billy Elliot, and is incredibly excited about working on Child’s Play. 

More Cast Members Coming Soon!

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