CREATIVE

MOLLY ANNE COOGAN (Writer, Creator, Producer, Actor):  Molly is a maker of all things.  As an actor she's worked with Ars Nova, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The O'Neill Theatre Center, The Civilians, TheatreWorks California, CBS, TBS and more.  She is one half of the sketch comedy duo Moll&Rell known for their viral video Nickelblock which Moly directed and co-wrote.  Their videos have been featured on Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, E!, The Daily Dot, Jezebel, Bustle, WhoHaHa and received a personal endorsement from comedy goddess Elizabeth Banks.  They also created a political sketch for Moveon.org's 2016 election cycle.  As a writer, her work has been produced or developed by The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, The 52nd Street Project, and SPACE On Ryder Farm. www.mollyannecoogan.com

LIAM BRADY (Director, Co-Producer):  Liam Brady is an award-winning filmmaker from San Francisco, CA.  His current film Fog City received grants from The Spike Lee Production Fund and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It has screened at festivals across the U.S. and served as his thesis to complete an MFA from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.  Beginning in 2012, he helped to develop and lead SEED&SPARK, the innovative funding and distribution platform for independent film.  In 2010, Liam received The Martin Scorsese Young Filmmaker Award for his work at NYU. He also holds an MA in English and a BA in English/creative writing, both from Leland Stanford Junior University.  In addition to writing, directing and producing commercial & narrative motion pictures, Liam has worked as an actor, wilderness guide, and carpenter.

EDNA BIESOLD (Director of Photography):  Edna Luise Biesold is a New York based cinematographer who grew up in Leipzig, former East Germany.
While studying Literature and Linguistics at Freie Universität Berlin she discovered her passion for filmmaking.  After shooting films in Berlin and London, Edna joined New York University's filmmaking program. Her collaborations with fellow student directors have screened at festivals such as Abu Dhabi Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival.   Edna was a recipient of the Dean's fellowship and graduated with an MFA in May 2015.  In 2015 she shot her first feature film, "Viral Beauty" (currently in Post Production).  She also co-directed "The Color of Time", a film starring James Franco, Jessica Chastain and Henry Hopper. The film premiered at the Rome International Film Festival and was released in 2014.   www.ednaluise.com

CAST

EPIOSDE 1 - LADY GROOMING

Featuring: Molly Anne Coogan & Zuzanna Szadkowski

ZUZANNA SZADKOWSKI (Yulya, Lady Grooming)Zuzanna Szadkowski played “Dorota” in the CW’s hit drama series Gossip Girl and was voted #7 in Rolling Stone’s “50 Reasons to Watch TV.” Currently she can be seen as “Nurse Pell” on the Cinemax series from Steven Soderbergh, The Knick. She appeared on the fourth season of HBO’s GIRLS as “Priya". Other television credits include Elementary, Guiding Light, The Sopranos, Law and Order, and Law and Order: Criminal Intent. Film credits include Growing up and Other Lies, Loserville and Butterflies of Bill Baker. Theater credits include The Comedy of Errors as part of the Public Theater’s Mobile Shakespeare Unit, Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss and What I Wore Off Broadway and on tour, Olly’s Prison at A.R.T. directed by Robert Woodruff, Benno Blimpie at A.R.T. Institute, and Spring Awakening in Moscow. She received a B.A. from Barnard College and an M.F.A. in acting from the A.R.T./MXAT Institute at Harvard. 

EPISODE 2 - WEED

Featuring: Molly Anne Coogan, Stephen O'Reilly, Chris Bannow, Dylan Dawson & Michael Daily

 

STEPHEN O'REILLY (Dylan, Weed):   Stephen is an actor who can be see as Christopher on Orange is the New Black, Inside Amy Schumer, Madam Secretary, The Good Wife and the upcoming film Drunk Parents starring Salma Hayek.  MFA NYU Tisch.


CHRIS BANNOW (Wade, Weed):  Chris is an actor who was most recently seen on Broadway and London's West End in The Elephant Man starring Bradley Cooper.  Other credits include the film Not Fade Away and Hamlet with Paul Giamatti.  MFA Yale School of Drama.

 

DYLAN DAWSON (Hunter, Weed): Dylan Dawson is a performer and playwright whose recent acting credits include Please Continue (EST), Juliana Francis Kelly’s The Reenactors (Abrons Arts Center) and Chiara Atik’s twice-extended Five Times in One Night (EST). He's performed on stage all over New York, including at Ars Nova, Naked Angels, The Women's Project, and The 52nd Street Project.  Also a playwright, Dylan’s work has been produced or developed at Ars Nova (“Movie Geek”; “Cinemediocracy”), Naked Angels (“Naked Radio Live”), The Woodshed Collective (“The Tenant”), Studio 42 (“Tall [A Tale]”), and the Ensemble Studio Theatre, among other places. He is a proud alumnus of EST’s Youngblood, the Ars Nova Playgroup, and a founding member of the Naked Angels podcastNaked Radio. He is also a co-founder of the three-man web video collective Portal Party, whose shorts have been featured on The Huffington Post, High Times, Funny or Die, and Buzzfeed. More at www.dylanjdawson.com. 

DYLAN DAWSON (Hunter, Weed): Dylan Dawson is a performer and playwright whose recent acting credits include Please Continue (EST), Juliana Francis Kelly’s The Reenactors (Abrons Arts Center) and Chiara Atik’s twice-extended Five Times in One Night (EST). He's performed on stage all over New York, including at Ars Nova, Naked Angels, The Women's Project, and The 52nd Street Project.  Also a playwright, Dylan’s work has been produced or developed at Ars Nova (“Movie Geek”; “Cinemediocracy”), Naked Angels (“Naked Radio Live”), The Woodshed Collective (“The Tenant”), Studio 42 (“Tall [A Tale]”), and the Ensemble Studio Theatre, among other places. He is a proud alumnus of EST’s Youngblood, the Ars Nova Playgroup, and a founding member of the Naked Angels podcastNaked Radio. He is also a co-founder of the three-man web video collective Portal Party, whose shorts have been featured on The Huffington Post, High Times, Funny or Die, and Buzzfeed. More at www.dylanjdawson.com

MICHAEL DAILY (Spence, Weed):  Michael is a product of cheese, lakes, woods, farms and polite (Often obese) people. Wisconsin. He went to Second City in Chicago and Improv Olmypic in Chicago. He's also a graduate of UW-Madison and Stella Adler Conservatory. He has danced. Danced all around the world. Is addicted to chips and pretzels and has been in some plays, a movie and some webseries. His goals include being kind to people, halting his chip and pretzel addiction at some point and owning a cottage in the West of Ireland. And dying in that cottage.

MICHAEL DAILY (Spence, Weed):  Michael is a product of cheese, lakes, woods, farms and polite (Often obese) people. Wisconsin. He went to Second City in Chicago and Improv Olmypic in Chicago. He's also a graduate of UW-Madison and Stella Adler Conservatory. He has danced. Danced all around the world. Is addicted to chips and pretzels and has been in some plays, a movie and some webseries. His goals include being kind to people, halting his chip and pretzel addiction at some point and owning a cottage in the West of Ireland. And dying in that cottage.