Born and raised in Hawaii, Zack studied film at the South Seas Film & Television School in Auckland, New Zealand. His first short film, Adah and Steve, was shot there and featured in the 2014 Wairoa Maori Film Festival. An advocate for the local film making community, Zack has worked on various independent projects including recently acting as lead on the short film Teammates. For the past five years, he has directed and produced television commercials for clients such as Burger King, Jamba Juice, Central Pacific Bank and Volvo.
Zack continues to hone his craft by acting, producing and directing local films. He draws inspiration from subject matter with provocative stories, encouraging conversation and explore the intricate spectrum of human emotion and identity.
Una Wilding’s family came from Seoul, South Korea and moved to the United States where her family settled in California. Una graduated from the University of California Irvine with a B.A. in Drama. Over the past ten years, Una continued her professional study of acting at Scott Rogers Studios. She guest starred in the hit TV Shows Hawaii 5-0 and Magnum P.I. She’s also had principal roles in the feature film Man Up and the short film Leave Keys in Car.
In her spare time, Una enjoys archery, standup paddling, dancing, and singing. She also enjoys taking improv and Jiu Jitsu classes.
Rylee Brooke Kamahele is an actress, model, TV Host, radio DJ, professional emcee, producer, director, non-profit founder, and entrepreneur. She has been fortunate enough to work in Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Florida and loves doing community service work in Hawaii.
Allen Cole has been active in Theatre and Film & Television for over 40 years. A few of the recent productions he has been involved in are; Hawaii 5O, Lost, The Inhumans. Theatre credits include; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, A Few Good Men, August: Osage County, Fool For Love.
Dezmond Gilla is a local writer/producer/actor. He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, receiving his BA in Theater, and has continued on to appear in various stage and screen productions including contract roles on Lost and Hawai’i 5-0. His recent stage credits include The Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, #metoo Monologues, Eurydice, and The Children of Isfahan.
Nikol Luoma is a Honolulu actress born and raised on the island of O’ahu. She has done national print work for a women’s clothing line, been featured in local commercials and voiceovers, as well as lent her talents to a few short films.
After graduating from University of Hawaii Manoa, Michelle has been working across the islands as a production coordinator. Born and raised in Portland, OR, she attended the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, and now holds a degree in Theatre and another in Communications in Multi-Media from UHM. She is passionate about storytelling. Recently, she’s begun producing, locations, and working in the camera department. She’s got plans to produce her own scripts soon too. Outside of work, she’s training for her private pilot’s license, and her first full marathon.
Samantha Meno or Sam, is an army brat now calling Hawaii home. Sam has worked on the television show Hawaii Five-0 season 5-8 in production and casting. She won 2nd place as co-director for a documentary in the Abilities Unlimited Film Festival, a local non-profit that aims to spread awareness and inclusiveness that empowers those with disabilities. She recently finished working as casting director/co-director for a YouTube web series turned short film, All Natural. Currently she is working with Happy Moon Media editing and filming.
Jay grew up in a small town in Italy, where he fell in love with movies at his village’s cinema and formed a deep friendship with the theatre’s projectionist. From there he cut his way north from San Diego to Hollywood then southwest to Honolulu where in 2007 he was named Hawaii’s Advertising Man of the Year. Twice a Monitor Award Finalist and recipient of multiple Peles, Tellys, and Andys, his storytelling has found its way into every genre including Commercials, Documentaries, TV Shows, Music Videos, Features and Shorts.