Marielle Woods - Director
Marielle Woods is never happier than when she is blowing up a building or flipping a car. Having grown up with as many toy guns as baby dolls, she is proud to be gaining a reputation as a female action aficionado who delivers gritty, emotionally driven narratives.
After receiving her BA from Harvard University in 2008, Marielle moved west and has been working as a producer and director in Los Angeles for the past four years. She has worked extensively across the globe, producing and directing numerous acclaimed television programs for networks including Animal Planet, the Discovery Channel, Spike TV, and A&E. Her recent directing credits include Animal Planet’s I’m Alive, Discovery’s Shark Week, and Kurt Sutter's Outlaw Empires.
Erin Krozek - Producer
After graduating with a degree in Classical Civilizations from UC Berkeley in 2006, Erin cut her entertainment teeth at the William Morris Agency and as the assistant to Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jason Reitman (THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, JUNO, UP IN THE AIR).
Since March 2010, Erin has worked as a Producer in unscripted television and has produced series, pilots, and a tv-movie for networks including A&E, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Spike TV, and Animal Planet. Erin continues to develop and produce new projects for both film and television, and is currently working on two independent feature documentaries.
Jason Lazarcheck - Writer
A native New Yorker and recent Harvard graduate, Jason currently works at CBS Television Studios as Research Assistant to EP/Creator Samuel Baum (LIE TO ME). Previously, Jason served as Showrunner’s Assistant and Script Coordinator for the Lifetime series ARMY WIVES.
Jason studied English as an undergrad. His creative thesis in playwriting earned Magna Cum Laude honors. He received a secondary field in Dramatic Arts, participating in dozens of student productions. His theater background helped prepare him for a career in scripted entertainment.
Writing credits include ARMY WIVES Season 6 Episode 20 “The War at Home” (2012) and webisodes for MyLifetime.com (2009).
Zach Driscoll - Director of Photography
Zach Driscoll was born and raised outside of Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Emerson College in 2001 with a BA in Film/Media Arts and soon after moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion for Cinematography.
Over the last 10 years he has shot for numerous primetime networks such as NBC, ABC, and The Discovery Channel. He is happiest when he is able cultivate his creativity and challenge his craft by shooting several formats including music videos, commercials, documentaries, shorts, and unscripted television. Zach has a passion for life, adventure and the pursuit for beauty through the manipulation of light and shadow.
Jesse Wiener - Composer
Jesse Wiener was born and raised in New England and is a New York based musician with a wide range of experience. A Harvard-educated composer, songwriter, singer, multi- instrumentalist, music director, conductor, producer, copyist, arranger, & orchestrator, Jesse has proven to be a uniquely versatile addition to the New York music and theater worlds. He has appeared on stage in a number of bands as guitarist, bassist, keyboardist and singer, as well as playing in the orchestra of theater productions such as White Noise in Chicago and as a sub on Broadway.
Jesse has served as arranger and prepared sheet music for the likes of Bruce Springsteen as well as multiple theatrical productions across the country. As a music director, he has conducted orchestras in such musicals as The Spitfire Grill, Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. Most recently, he appeared off-broadway as guitarist and associate music director for The Last Smoker in America.
Jesse’s choral music has been heard across the country and his choral piece, Moral Courage, which was featured on NPR in 2011, will be published by G. Schirmer. The same piece has been recorded by premier New York chorus Essential Voices USA Celebrating The American Spirit released by Sono Luminus.
Nicole Opyr - Editor
Nicole Opyr was born somewhere, most likely, and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina most definitely. She received a BA in film production and MA in screenwriting from North Carolina State University before moving to Los Angeles to pursue film editing in 2006.
Since arriving in LA, Nicole has worked on everything from long and short-form scripted and unscripted television for FOX, ABC, NBC, Oxygen, Bravo, Animal Planet, and Discovery Channel, to feature length documentaries and award-winning web series such as “Pretty the Series” and “The Inn.” Nicole continues to look for interesting editing projects, as well as continuing work on two independent feature scripts of her own.
Tim Soergel - Stunt Coordinator
Tim grew up in Texas and moved to Los Angeles in 2001 to become a stuntman. He has since doubled a number of leading men, including Ashton Kutcher, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Jerry O’Connell. So far, Tim has been drowned, frozen, burned, blown up, buried alive, shot, stabbed, thrown from buildings, tossed out of helicopters, run over by cars, and eaten by dinosaurs.
He has stunt coordinated on multiple music videos and feature films, as well as on television shows for the Discovery Channel, Spike TV, Animal Planet, MTV, and ABC. Most recently, Tim has been on location in NYC working on the feature film The Dictator starring Sacha Baron Cohen.