Cast & Crew

Theodore Bouloukos (Ivan)

Theodore Bouloukos is a New York-based actor whose performance work encompasses principal roles in independent narrative cinema, premiering or screening at Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Rotterdam, Berlin, Strasbourg, Rio de Janeiro, Copenhagen, Vienna, Sarasota, Moscow, and the Museum of Modern Art, among some of the most important film festivals and venues around the world; and project collaborations with numerous established visual artists working in video, voice, painting, sculpture, photography, live performance and tableaux vivants, which have been internationally exhibited at museums, galleries and festivals, including the Venice Biennale, Sundance New Frontier, Documenta, Art Basel Miami, and Performa, among myriad other art-world showcases and events.

Jon Wachter (Albert)

29 year-old Swedish actor Jon Wächter currently resides in his hometown of Stockholm. In 2009, he left for New York City to study cinema. He enrolled in the filmmaking program at the New York Film Academy where he also took up acting classes. From that point on, Jon began his collaboration with Bag Boy Lover Boy director Andres Torres by acting in Torres' short films The Curse of Peter Pan and Did It Again, while still continuing his work in the field of directing. After having graduated from NYFA, his acting career led him to co-starring roles in commercials for both ASPCA and DirecTv as well as the Kings of Leon music video Pyro in which he played the bartender. Jon is currently back in Sweden where he is earning his degree in Media and Communications at Södertörnshögskola.

Writer/Director Andres Torres

Andres Torres is a horror film director and writer based in Los Angeles. After graduating from university in Mexico City with a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Andres moved to New York to pursue his interest in film studies. After having finished film school, he formed EXU Media, a production company and camera equipment rental house dedicated to producing and financing unique and compelling horror films. In addition to the many short films he has directed, Andres has delved deep into the world of camera equipment, having been given the opportunity to show off his technical expertise with a lecture at the 2012 NYC International Film Festival. While his background in both directing and cinematography has led him to work on a number of commercial projects such as X-Ray Jeans and Mr. Steam Sauna, Andres looks forward to writing and directing horror films. He is currently working on the screenplay for his next feature tentatively titled Priscilla.

Toni Comas | Co-writer

​After having studied film in Barcelona, Toni Comas moved to San Francisco where he furthered his studies at San Francisco City College. After that, he directed several films including his short About Flowers, which went on to benominated for Best Short Fiction Film at the Latino San Francisco International Film Festival. In 2004, Toni moved back to Barcelona where he taught film directing and editing at Estudiocine while also working as a documentary editor for Canal +. He then moved to New York and worked on several acclaimed projects, including the documentary Building Stories, which aired on PBS; the music video My Master's Will for Grammy-nominated band Israel Vibration; the short film I Fix Everything, which has won best short, best director, best script and best actor at the 100 Hours Film Race Grand Prix in 2011; and a number of commercials, one of which is now competing at Cannes in the Best Filmcraft category. Toni is currently working on the post-production of his debut feature narrative film Indiana.

Ziyad Saadi | Producer

Ziyad Saadi began his filmmaking career in his hometown of Montreal as a marketing assistant for independent film distribution company ID Communications. He then moved to NYC where he complemented his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing with a diploma in Film & Television Production. Since then, Ziyad has gone on to produce music videos, commercials and a number of short films that have screened at several film festivals throughout the country, including the Riverside International Film Festival and the Snake Alley Festival of Film. He has also gone on to work in a variety of areas in the entertainment industry, including content development, story consulting and casting, among other things. In addition to his career in producing, Ziyad also works as a writer, having contributed to publications such as Indiewire and The Independent, while also having placed in screenwriting competitions such as the Page International Screenwriting Awards and the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition. He is currently writing and directing a series of experimental short films.

Charlie Williams | Editor

Charlie Williams began work as a runner at renowned post-production facility The Farm Group in Soho, London, where he was able to spend time in the many Avid suites and learn from top editors such as Chris Beeson (BBC comedy In With The Flynn’s) and film editor Sean Barton (Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi). In 2007, he went on to work in live broadcast daytime television at Bang Media Ltd as a VT editor, vision mixer and gallery operator for Sky Channel 915. Charlie then took a break from editing to join the production team for Warner Brothers feature Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In 2008, he began work as a freelance editor and videographer for a wide range of clients including Yell.com and the Power of Hands Foundation, which later led him to Rio de Janeiro shooting and editing videos for clients such as the Latin American Renewable Energy Fair and the Rio 9 World Climate and Energy Event. He then moved to New York and has since cut a variety of documentary & narrative feature films, as well several shorts, trailers, commercials and content for news.

Anna Franquesa Solano Director of Photography

Anna Franquesa Solano is a director of photography from Barcelona based in New York. Having worked extensively in film & television, Anna has benefited from her background in Art History and Theory. Her notable work ranges from commercials and music videos to documentaries and narrative feature films, including the music video My Master’s Will for Grammy nominee Israel Vibration, which premiered on National Geographic, and the short film I Fix Everything, which has been met with acceptances at a number of festivals such as the Arizona International Film Festival and the Non Violence Film Festival. She's also worked on the documentary Building Stories, which was presented by Donald Trump at its premiere at The Morgan Library and later aired on PBS, WNET/Channel Thirteen and WLIW21. Her most recent work, the documentary Glance Up, is currently in post-production will be screening at DocsBarcelona and will air on the Spanish television channel TV3.

Rocio Gimenez | Production Designer

Born and raised in Argentina, Carmen Rocio Gimenez is a production designer and costume designer based in New York City. With an intense passion for film and the fine arts, Rocio has been developing a layered set of tastes and abilities for several years. In addition to her career in filmmaking, she has worked in many different mediums, including paint, photography and, most recently, animation. After attending the filmmaking program at the National Institute of Art in Buenos Aires, she moved to New York to continue her studies in 2010. Rocio has worked extensively in music videos, commercials and short & feature films for companies such as IMAX and the American Museum of Natural History. Rocio is currently working on a series of photographs tentatively titled The Cardboard Series and will be furthering her studies in set design this fall at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Barbara De Biasi | Music Composer

Barbara De Biasi was born in Pisa, Italy and has been playing the piano since she was five years old. She began her musical career as a pianist with Giampiero Semeraro, receiving a first-class Honours degree in Piano at La Spezia's Giacomo Puccini Conservatoire at only 19 years of age, and winning several national piano competitions. She then started studying composition with Fabio De Sanctis De Benedictis and was offered a place at the Chigiana Academy for a film music course studying with Academy Award winner Luis Bacalov (Il Postino). After moving to London where she was awarded a place at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, she studied composition with Malcolm Singer and graduated with a BMus(Hons) in Composition in 2013. Since then, she has worked with several directors (including a BAFTA winner) and has scored over 25 films in the last few years alone. Barbara is currently attending the Composition for Screen course at the Royal College of Music.