Vincent Tran (Director/Creator) and Riyaana Hartley (Director)
Vincent Tran and Riyaana Hartley (Founders of Love Entertainment) are filmmakers and members/supporters of Women In Film LA, Global Alliance of Transformational Entertainment and United Nations: HeForShe campaign. Love Entertainment is an independent production company focused on creating strong female driven stories to build awareness around gender inequality, anti-war issues, human rights and employment discrimination through motion picture.
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Their award winning shorts include Batgirl Rises, Girl of Steel and BBoy. “One Under the Sun” is Vincent and Riyaana's feature debut.
Sunny Vachher (Producer)
Sunny Vachher is a creative visionary and an innovative thinker bringing creative vision to life from wonder to wonderful: the big picture. As Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Hollywood Casting and Film Studios (founded in 2012), Sunny is responsible for creative marketing, media and content creation, strategic branding of the studio, business development with strategic partnerships, as well as managing, developing, and leading its creative team. It is his passion for filmmaking that leads him to create and produce quality films for the studio, while developing concepts that enhance and further the studio’s brand identity.
At Hollywood Casting and Film Studios, Sunny thrives in bridging the gap between actors and filmmakers, and creating opportunities for artists through the studios’ film productions. With Business degrees in Finance, Real Estate, and Entrepreneurship (MBA), and years of previous experience in Corporate Finance sector with a multi-billion dollar enterprise, Sunny also oversees the studio’s finances and operations in Los Angeles. Currently, he serves on the Board of Advisors and Film Screening Committee for NewFilmmakers Los Angeles, a non-profit organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world.
Sunny is an Independent Producer, with commercial, film, and TV projects that have not only gained success and recognition at film festivals around the world, such as, but not limited to, SXSW, Cannes, and AFI Fest, but have also received digital distribution with top tier studios in Hollywood. Sunny is a philanthropist at heart and believes in creating stories and experiences that genuinely have the power to inspire and make a GOOD difference.
KATHERINE TOMLINSON / Screenplay Writer
Katherine Tomlinson is a former reporter who prefers making things up. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and on short story sites, among them Nikki Finke’s Hollywood Dementia, Luna Station Quarterly, Shotgun Honey, A Twist of Noir, and Dark Fire. Her story “Water Sports” was a 2011 “Pushcart Prize” nominee. Her career in entertainment began with an internship at the Donners’ Company. She moved on to Silver Pictures as a reader and there rose through the ranks to become Director of Development.
She has been an independent story analyst since 1990. Her writing credits include television episodes, web series pilots, and several ghost-written feature films. She is currently working with Berlin-based Neutrino Films to create a television show set in Cold War Germany. Her adaptation of Robert Leininger’s novel Killing Suki Flood is in pre-production with director Louis-Pascal Couvelaire attached. She currently has two films in development, Soul Eater with filmmaker Stefano Milla, and Darklight, with producer Rick (LOTR) Porras. Her first novel, Misbegotten (written as Kat Parrish) will be published this fall by Dark Valentine Press. She lives in the Pacific Northwest within walking distance of both a waterfall and a haunted cemetery.
Nobody is ordinary. These extraordinary human beings have devoted their support from development through exhibition. Without these brave souls "One Under the Sun" would still be on paper. Diverse in personalities yet relative by idea. The idea to end war.
DANIT SIGLER / Director of Photography
Danit Sigler has been working as a cinematographer for fifteen years. She has shot hundreds of Music videos,(Sia, Enrique Iglesias, Elle King, Stone temple Pilots) as well as commercials, indie shorts, and two feature films, the award winning "Two Flags" and the horror thriller "Psychos". Danit was also the cinematographer of the multiple award winning webseries "Batgirl Rises" which screened at "comicon"s around the globe.
GERARDO GARCIA JR. / Music Composer
Gerardo Garcia Jr is a film composer based out in the Los Angeles area. Texas born, he received his degree in Music Composition from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Always having a love for film music since he was little, he decided to pursue a career as a film composer, and has been scoring to film and other medias for over 6 years now.
He is a recent graduate of the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program at the University of Southern California, where he received training and private lessons from industry professionals such as Christopher Young, Bruce Broughton, and Jack Smalley. Some of Gerardo's biggest influences include: James Newton Howard, Phlip Glass, Danny Elfman, James Horner, Hans Zimmer, and Howard Shore.
ISABELLE ENGMAN / Music Composer
Isabelle is a Los Angeles based composer, graduate from the prestigious Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program out of USC. With long experience in composing and producing music for multiple projects – films, video games, TV, commercials, trailers etc.
For many years, Isabelle studied at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, where she received both a Bachelor Degree in Music and Media Production and a Master Degree in Film Music Composition – in collaboration with the Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Aside her studies, Isabelle assisted Uno Helmersson, the established Swedish composer in the team of Johan Sodervist (“Let The Right One In”, Oscar-nominated “Kon Tiki”, the world-known Danish-Swedish crime series “The Bridge”). Assisting work on the side of the Danish documentary “Armadillo”, winner of the Grand Prix de la Semaine de la Critique during the Cannes Film Festival 2010.
2012, Isabelle scored the documentary “Clown Medicine” which got selected in the Short Film Corner in Cannes Film Festival and Tempo Film Festival, Stockholm. Multiple projects Isabelle has composed for have been selected to numerous festivals such as Stockholm Film Festival and shown at Swedish and European Television.
Isabelle has been rewarded multiple scholarships and grants for her music development and for further studies, such as a scholarship from the Anders-Zorn-fellow fond (Sweden-America Foundation). Also received high recommendations from among others Garry Schyman, the international successful game composer (“Bioshock”, “Shadows of Mordor”). She recently was awarded Vastmanlands Cultural Grant in the music category, Sweden.
With a broad experience of recording with Hollywood musicians at studios such as Warner Brothers and The Bridge, Isabelle can bring her broad expertise to every specific project.
BARRY WEIR JR. / Sound Designer & Re-Recording Mixer
Originally from Seattle Washington, Barry relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in post production sound. Over the past ten years Barry has been involved with sound design and mixing sound for high profile television shows (The Voice, American Idol, Top Gear), features (Youtube Feature: Lazer Team), documentaries, video games, and promos.