(Creator - Writer - Director) Jerome Berglund
A Minneapolis native with a background in theater, video art and documentary, Jerome graduated from the Cinema-Television production program at the University of Southern California and has been working in film ever since. Previous to Smoking he was on the writing staff of the television pilot Rx which won Best in Show in the Drama category and awards of Merit for Concept and Direction at the Accolade TV Awards. His thesis film, Stray, which prominently featured Smoking's Gregg Lawrence, was also well received on the festival circuit. Jerome is actively seeking representation to shop around a high-concept comedy feature.
(Producer) Cat Doss
Not just a pretty face in front of the camera, Cat is a serious threat behind it as well. With a degree in cinema production and a storied history of theater directing--she has written and staged four musicals--Cat is no stranger to acting in a producorial capacity. Her marketing background and experience with new media (including her critically acclaimed "Death Hits on Emo Girl") make Cat an invaluable asset to the project.
(Production Sound) Jerry Wolfe
Jerry is a seasoned production sound mixer, with a wealth of experience working in a variety of formats including 35 or 16mm film, Red, Canon D5/D7, and various other high def video cameras. He is equally comfortable on commercials, pilots, webisodes, interviews, documentaries, reality shows, and music videos. A member of I.A.T.S.E. local 695 and based in Los Angeles, he is also comfortable working non-union and traveling within the U.S. and Canada, and has passports and full dual citizenship for both countries, and qualifies as Canadian content. His flexible basic day rate includes major feature film level equipment, and is based on each production's budget, schedule, location. You can view his resume and package on his website.
(Composer) Adam Bravo
Award-winning pianist, composer, and arranger, Adam Bravo is an exciting presence on the Southern California music scene. His professional experience includes arranging for many of the best area ensembles, including LACHSA, Eddie Wakes, The San Gabriel Seven (featuring Bill Watrous), Big Time Operator, and the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra, as well as stints as pianist for Barbara Morrison, the Tom Kubis Big Band, Billy Richards’ Coasters, and the Tim Gill All-Stars. His compositions have won numerous accolades, including a Downbeat Award in the Best Original Song category, the Monterey Jazz Festival Big Band Composition Competition and the USC JazzReach Composition Competition (twice).