A North Carolina native, Jordan studied acting at Greensboro College. Since graduating, he has starred in several short films as well as a number of film school productions in Los Angeles. Jordan currently lives in Chattanooga, where he co-founded the Chattanooga Film Collective.
Jon Lance Bacon Writer & Director
Lance came to filmmaking by way of literary study, having earned a Ph.D. in English from Vanderbilt University. He is the author of Flannery O’Connor and Cold War Culture, published by Cambridge University Press, as well as essays on film noir, apocalyptic fiction, and horror comics. In 2005, he co-founded Dagtype Films with his partner, Steven P. Neilson.
Ned Phillips Director of Photography & Consulting Editor
Ned Phillips has shot and edited multiple films, including the documentary feature Truth Underground (2016), which played at Cucalorus, RiverRun International Film Festival, Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, and others. His directorial debut, The Maestro (2018), was an official RiverRun selection.
Jess Barbour "Katie"
Jess Barbour is a Raleigh actor with more than 100 credits, including commercials, television projects, and feature films. She earned a B.F.A. in Theater from Elon University and studied at the prestigious William Esper Studio in Manhattan. She also teaches acting, and for two years she served as artistic director of North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre.
Steven P. Neilson Producer
Steve brings more than two decades of business experience to his role as producer. Since earning his M.S. in Health Services Administration from the University of St. Francis, he has held various executive positions in the pharmaceutical industry, primarily in the areas of corporate planning and operations. As a co-founder of Dagtype Films, he is able to combine his managerial expertise with his lifelong love of movies.
Ruth Bryan Production Designer & Wardrobe Supervisor
Ruth Bryan has worked as a production designer, wardrobe supervisor, and prop master on several independent shorts and features. Before she started working in film, she created costumes for a number of theatrical venues in Raleigh, including the North Carolina Opera.