Creator/EP/Co-Writer/Cast Nicole “ Nikki” Johnson has always had a passion for performing in front of crowds. She spent her earlier years performing in front of friends and family. Nikki took her talents to Shari Carlson Studios of performing arts. After spending 2 years there, Nikki furthered her education at the American Conservatory Theater (ACT) and moved into working in film and Television. After moving to Los Angeles in 2018, Nikki, snagged a role on “ Why Women Kill” (season 2) and worked alongside Lana Parilla , Lucy Liu, Alexandra Daddario and many others. After the season ended on Why Women Kill, Miss Johnson launched her own Production Company called Gamut Film alongside her friend Theresa San-Nicolas and she continues to create content that fulfills her purpose to entertain and uplift and inspire.
EP/Co-Writer/AD/Cast Theresa was born in Cleveland Ohio and is of European and Micronesian descent. She is an actress, model, producer, writer, business owner and philanthropist. She owns and operates her own 501(C)(3) non-profit organization “Miracle Meals Foundation” and has her own Film Production Company “Gamut Films” with her friend and partner Nikki Johnson. Theresa studied acting in Los Angles, New York and Hawaii. Theresa has appeared in several national and international Commercials, Infomercial, TV, & Films. Working with some of the greats like Mikey Rourke, Don Johnson, Lee Majors, Richard Chamberlain, Cheryl Ladd, Anne Heche, Harrison Ford and Kirstie Alley. She has also traveled the globe Modeling & working on Ad Campaigns since starting her career in her late teens. Creating new projects and working with talented people is exciting and satisfying for her. Helping others unconditionally, through her non-profit, has given her the opportunity to give back. She is enthusiastic and blessed to have all her endeavors. She values the love of her family, friends and loves traveling, different cultures and invites all life’s adventures. She wakes up filled with hope, love, and gratitude in her heart each day.
Financing Collaborator Brandon Morson is an award winning producer, director, writer and seasoned film and tv executive with 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He has been successful at cultivating artistic, thought-provoking projects. Brandon is committed to groundbreaking storytelling, visionary world-building and the unpacking of contemporary social issues. "At Be More Creative Media, we believe that representation matters and that everyone deserves to see themselves represented on screen."
Writer Mara Lesemann wrote and produced the indie features Detours and Surviving Family. Both movies are streaming on TubiTV, Amazon Prime, The Roku Channel, Plex, and other services worldwide. She’s co-writing an upcoming feature with Tara Westwood (Triggered, The Grudge) that deals with the overlapping challenges of medically assisted suicide and wonderfully imperfect family relationships. Mara received her BA in Media Studies with a concentration in Screenwriting from The New School in New York City. She lives in Ocean County, New Jersey with her husband, Carlo Fiorletta, and their cats.
Taja Brittaney Marshall
Co-writer/Cast TaJa Brittaney received her BFA in Theater Performance from the University of Central Oklahoma where she studied both the Meisner Technique and the Stanislavski Method. After recently relocating to California, she has since completed film techniques with Speiser Sturges Acting Studio where she studied Uta Hagen Technique. She has always loved performing and the art of storytelling and looks forward to continuing this journey of creative collaborations with other performers and storytellers.
Ramona A Sawyer
Cast Ramona is a Playhouse Westla alumni who completed the 2 year program studying the Meisner Technique. No stranger to performing, Ramonas versatile voice was heard on the Greg Darton show WBGU; Bowling Green State University. She also has a love for singing and opened for numerous professional Jazz artist under the name of Urban Blu while living in Atlanta Ga. so sold out venues. She was also an in demand session singer for signed artist in the Atlanta and surrounding areas. Her love of performing extended to acting which has been a lifelong dream. She credits her training at PlayhouseWestLa to landing a role as a teacher in a TV pilot and principle roles on two national commercials. Ramona looks forward to retiring from her “survival gig” ,as an RN of 25 plus years, into Hollywood to become a full-time actor ready to collaborate with other artist.
James Nichols II
Cast Maurice Tillmon is originally from the Westside of Chicago, IL. He has been involved in the performing arts since the 1st grade which involves singing, writing songs, and speech and debate. Since then, he knew acting was his true passion. He began musical theater in high-school, then booked his first role in a horror film as the lead character in the year of 2015. After pursuing a career in Pediatric Nursing, he finally decided it was time to pursue his ultimate dream, acting in Film and Television. Travel Nursing was his ticket to California where he currently resides, right in the heart of Hollywood. He looks forward to a bright and productive future within the acting industry!
Titus Young Wolverton
Cast Titus Wolverton is no stranger to the stage and screen. He acted in his first play at five years old and has been continuously involved in the theatre ever since. In 2017 he won the DayTony Award for best actor in a lead role for his portrayal of “Jay Gatsby” in The Great Gatsby. Titus also started his film acting career in 2013, playing the leading man in The Watchers: Revelation. Three years ago, Titus relocated to Los Angeles to pursue professional acting full-time. Since then, he has appeared in a TV series on Amazon Prime, an online commercial, multiple new media projects, and regularly participates in a weekly table read at Silver Screen Pictures. He recently completed work on a feature film in which he plays the lead, alongside some well-known actors that include Kevin Sorbo, Dean Cain, Cameron Arnett, and Daniel Roebuck. Titus is especially proud of the talented actors with whom he has become friends since moving to L.A. He is absolutely thrilled to be able to work with many of them in the upcoming feature film Severed Innocence, in which he plays the role of defense attorney “Louis Cavanaugh.” For Titus, playing the role of “Louis” in Severed Innocence is a dream come true!
Cast Jim is honored to be a part of this wonderful project. Thank you to everyone that made this possible. Jim can be seen in the feature film Babylon, where he plays the set medic. He is also one of the leads in Pablo Lewin’s “The Fourth Genius”, were he plays a ghost hunter and in “Wallpaper Man” as the antagonist father. He has also co-created family friendly Youtube channels: Mr. Jim’s Treehouse and Walter Walters presents. Besides being an actor, voice-over artist, and storyteller, he is also an author and illustrator of over thirty children’s books. These stories and more can be found on Amazon, LuLu Bookstore, and at www.mrjimstreehouse.com
Cast Lovely Clark was born March 22, 1996 in a city in the eastern Washington state, Spokane, Wa. She has discovered her passion for the world of entertainment at the age of just 10 years old as she involved herself in music, plays, and dance. Unfortunately for her, her family disapproved of her passion for acting, in witch was very unsettling for lovely. Though, charismatic lovely did not stop there, she knew at heart what was destined for her! She strived, making her way through high school as she excelled in small projects, such as short films, where she was a backup actress. She dedicated her extra time to pageants, music, and vlogging. Thenceforth, a year at San Bernardino Valley college she relocated to Los Angeles to seek out her dreams and aspirations. Lovely is residing downtown Los Angeles where she is an actress and producer, known for Girl Code(2021) and Botté (2021). She’s currently producing her first indie film, Severed Innocence(2022). As she moves along the path to greatness, she continues to perfect her crafts in filmaking and acting. Lovely is so excited about the new opportunities and is looking forward to studying, auditioning, & collaborating with new artist.
Crew Born and raised in Metro Detroit, this Michigander E.J. is an Assistant Director, actress, and filmmaker. After graduating from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!), E.J. moved to LA to follow her passion in entertainment. She has Assistant Directed/Produced an award winning 48Hr Film "Coercion," and has also worked on various music videos, web series, network shows and short films. When not on set, you can find E.J. doing outdoor activities, baking, crafting, or playing with her pet tortoise Sherman! 🐢