Sylvia Batey AlcaláPolly White / Director
Sylvia Batey Alcalá is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker. A classically-trained actress, she has appeared in numerous theatre productions, as well as booking roles on AMC’s Mad Men and Discovery’s Deception. Sylvia’s writing has advanced to the Semi-finals or above in the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, Screencraft TV Writing Fellowship, and Bahamas Int’l Film Festival.
In addition to FAME DOGS, Sylvia has appeared in, written, and directed numerous plays, sketches, and short films.
Christina LeoneBrittany Carnahan
Christina Leone is an LA based actress and writer with a degree in Film Production from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. She has appeared on hit shows including Criminal Minds and How To Get Away with Murder, has worked with Cary Fukunaga (director of True Detective), and appeared in over 20 commercials/print ads for companies including Budweiser, Build-A-Bear, and Sheer Cover Mineral Make Up. Her training includes Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop, Second City Improv, and a semester at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. A lover of art and storytelling, Christina enjoys writing, traveling, and learning new languages.
Natalie SutherlandRebecca Stirling
Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, Natalie Sutherland has starred in over 20 stage productions between the UK and in Los Angeles, including the award-winning and critically-acclaimed Trainspotting, which was nominated for several LA Drama Critics Awards, The Body opposite Emmy Award-winning actress Susan Clarke.
Natalie can be seen worldwide in the blockbuster hit Birthrite, the festival comedic hit, fxxxen Americans where she plays a female William Wallace. Natalie will next appear in the upcoming series “Confessions of a Hollywood Bartender,” which she wrote and produced.
Henry MonfriesBradford Morgan
Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Henry has been acting in the Los Angeles area for over six years. He prides himself on total commitment to his characters as well as the script itself, which is square one for any performance he gives. Henry looks forward to honing his craft and one day elevating himself further along his artistic path.
Eric AragonJamie Mitchum
Originally from Florida, Eric Aragon was given the chance for a lead role in the romantic comedy feature, The Perfect Wedding, after landing co-star roles on such networks as USA, ABC, and A&E. Shortly thereafter, Eric appeared as a guest star on Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva. Since wrapping FAME DOGS, he has appeared as a series regular on Comedy Central’s I Live With Models. Eric currently resides in Los Angeles.
Jillian ClareJordan Johanssen
Jillian Clare has appeared on both the big and small screens in numerous projects including her award-winning portrayal of ‘Abby Deveraux’ on Days Of Our Lives. Recent films include The Kitchen and the By God’s Grace. Jillian also stars in Alien Abduction by producers Lawrence Bender and Mike Fleiss for IFC — their highest grossing film to date.
In early 2010, Jillian began producing and starring in the award-winning online teen series Miss Behave, a role that won her “Best Lead Actress in a Drama” at the 2011 International Television Festival and Indie Series Award nominations for Best Lead Actress three years in a row.
Sara GarthDirector of Photography
Sara Garth is a midwestern transplant to Los Angeles. She has a BA in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of Chicago. After working briefly in New York, Sara moved to Los Angeles to work as a cinematographer. In 2015 the film 10 Minutes (Dir. Satie Gossett), on which Sara was cinematographer played at film festivals in Los Angeles and internationally. Her film Merry Xmas (Dir. Boman Modine) premiered at Tribeca and played internationally as well.
Jason T. GaffneyProducer
Jason T. Gaffney was born in New York and started acting at the age of 7. In addition to acting, Jason and his parents, Edgar Award Finalist Ed Gaffney and New York Times Bestselling Author Suzanne Brockmann, have a production company called ‘small or LARGE Productions.’ He and his parents co-wrote and produced the award-winning LGBT film The Perfect Wedding and co-produced the upcoming female driven thriller Russian Doll. Jason is a proud member of both SAG/AFTRA and AEA. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Mike MasonMusic Producer
Mike Mason has been a musician and songwriter for over half his life, and has played guitar, bass and sang in a variety of bands and solo projects over the years. Currently, Mike’s main musical project has been writing for and developing his band Beat Mosaic. In addition to writing for TV and documentaries, Mike is also in the process of writing a solo album.