Behind the Scenes: www.vimeo.com/205217816
Teaser: www.vimeo.com/205127347
Directing Non-Actors: https://blog.musicbed.com/articles/directing-non-actors
Directing for VFX: https://blog.filmsupply.com/articles/directing-for-special-effects-on-the-cage
License the footage from Filmsupply: flmsp.ly/thcgftg

Written & Directed by: Ricky Staub
Executive Producer: Dan Walser
Produced by: Jon Applebaum & David Raynor
Director of Photography: Minka Farthing Kohl
Production Designer: Tim Stevens
Associate Producers: Staci Hagenbaugh, Andrew Joffe, Marisa Taylor, Andrew Williams
Original Score: Kevin Matley – www.KevinMatley.com
Editor: Ricky Staub
Visual Effects Supervisor: Jeremy Fernsler
On-Line Conform: Steve Perrong
Sound Design: 1-Louder (Dublin) – www.1-Louder.com
Designers: Jonathan Ware
Buster Cottam
Color: Company3
Colorist: Jaime O’Bradovich
Producer: Tom Gehring
Zeke Casting: House Casting NY / Mary Callahan

CAST
Zeke: William Lee
Zeke’s Mom: Iesha Edwards
Zeke’s Father: Michael “OG Law” Tabon
Zeke’s Friends: Eric Drummond, Hakim Fairia, Hasheem Lester
Miss Margaret: Ms. Margaret Wells
Coach: Edwin Gonzalez
Man Giving Testimony: Blake Newton
Pastor: Mel Wells
Mom at Arrest: Faith Jackson
Man in Bedroom: Steven Lee
Crew Leader: James “Heat” Sloane Jr.
Crew: Rafiq Archie, Justin David, Michael Jackson, Khalil Opher, Rojelio Ramos
Man in Wheelchair: Barry Sweeney
Zeke’s Sister: Jayan Bishop
Cops: Kirke Gardner, Sean McCabe, Kelly Lynn
Assistant Coaches: Andre Wright, Steve Barnett, Al Pratt

CREW
Rigging Supervisor: Tricia McMiniment
Script Consultant: Nako Adodoadji
1st Assistant Camera: Gino Varisano, Andy Hensler, Luke Rihl
2nd Assistant Camera: Ryan Baldwin, Darby Irrgang
Steadicam Operator: Martin Whittier
DIT: Steve Perrong
Still Photographer: Scott Toepfer
Camera Production Assistant: Rich Bates
Sound Mixer: Sean Hoffman
Gaffer: Andrew Joffe
Best Boy Electric: Zac Kind
Rigging Gaffer: Shane Moore
Rigging Electrics Will Dejessa, Paul Hinson, Austin Locicero
Swing: Zach Van Heel
Key Grip: Kevin Gallagher
Grip: Mike Fares
Key Rigging Grip: Jozef Jozefowski
Rigging Grips: Pedro Cunillera, Bill Kirner
Swing: Conor O’Mara
Location Manager: Staci Haggenbaugh
Location Support: Andre Wright, George Winn
Stylist: Michele Wilderman
Production Accountant: Rachel Courtney
Producers Assistant: Anna Pruett
Set Decorator: Kate Gaffigan
Set Dressers: Katie McGregor, Michael Mizrahi, Bill Willets
Greens: Jenn Sanchez
Greens Assistant: Chris Raab
Art Support: Nic Justice, Pen, Alessandra Nicole, Marquis Sims, Lynnae Stine, Jamie Stratton, Tara Wilkinson
Key Production Assistant: Zach Rose
Set Production Assistants: Kristopher Chain-Harris, Justin Remer Hoffman, Ryan Unger
Set Support: Anastasia Anderson, Matt Canon, Llewellyn Dryfoos, Sasha Klugar, Quynh Le, Karl Leisch, Morgan Perry, Katie Salamon, Levi Sherman, Patrick Smith, Tiyana Smith, Austin Smock, Heather Treston, Noorman Wicaksono, Eurica Yu
On-Set VFX Assist: Chris Cerrone, Ian Hartman, Tighe Rzankowskia
William Lee Acting Coach: Nako Adodoadji
Voice Over Written by: Ricky Staub & Micah Bournes
Catering & Craft Service: Taste the Difference
Chef: Terri Davis
Cooks: Cheryl Fleet-Hopkins, Sue Fields, Martha Taveras
Head Security: James A. Sloane Sr.
Security Supervisors: Denise Sloane, James A. Sloane, Jr.
Security Guards: Jeffrey Barnes, Mark Bassknight, Arjene Carter, Eric Jones, Eric Smith
Digital Effects Artist: Jeremy Fernsler, Chris Cerrone, Ian Hartman, Tighe Rzankowski
Audio Mix: 1-Louder / LAB-3
Foley: 1-Louder
Vocals: Chelsey Matley
Cello: Eli Weinberger
Violin: Brian Eichelberger
Behind the Scenes: Vita Brevis Films
Director: Skylar Nielson
1st Camera: Lance Clayton
2nd Camera: Josh Fletcher
Splinter Unit BTS: Frank Apollonio

SONG CREDITS
“I’m Aktive”
Lyrics by Heater Goongang
Beats by Sonofike (drizygitbizy”
Performed by Heater Goongang

“Scary Sight”
Lyrics by Heater Goongang
Beats by Sonofike (drizygitbizy”
Performed by Heater Goongang

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