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Writer/Director/Producer Kate A. Brandt

is a Los Angeles-based writer with a background in queer and feminist activism and classical violin. She wrote the award-winning documentary series Cavalcade of Enchantment for NBC in New Mexico. Her short script Marina's Cello was a finalist in the 2008 Vine Shorts Fest and the 2008 Duke City Shootout, and her feature script June Junior, a transgender coming-of-age dramedy, was a finalist in the Outfest Screenwriting Competition. Her one-hour television spec scripts include a very queer family drama pilot called Coldwater. This is her first film.

Writer/Producer Leslie Lange

has worked as a poop-scooping parade clown and is the author of lesbian self-help manifesto Dyke Drama: Your Guide to Getting Out Alive (Alyson Books).
You may also visit Leslie Lange on her website, leslielange.com

Actor/Comedienne Julie Goldman

Patient, professional and prone to cracking up the crew between takes, Julie is the founder and host of Offensive Women, a new monthly comedy show in Los Angeles and New York City, co-produced by Eve Ensler. You can watch this award-winning comedian on Logo's One Night Stand Up and The Big Gay Sketch Show. Julie can also be seen on Comedy Central and in the feature film Big Dreams in Little Hope. She is currently developing her lesbian romantic comedy feature.

Actor/Model Jenny Shimizu
Jenny Shimizu is a renowned model and actress who has worked with such celebrated photographers as Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, Irving Penn and Ellen Von Umwerth. She is the only Asian American lesbian to have graced the cover of Australian Vogue. Her film and television credits include Itty Bitty Titty Committee, Foxfire, America's Next Top Model and Dante's Cove. She was the recipient of the Philadelphia Film Festival's Lesbian Icon Award and is involved with APAIT (Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team), The Trevor Project and The Equality Vows. Jenny is an avid motorcyclist and mechanic and we wish we had a motorcycle so she could fix it.

Actor/Comedienne/Writer/Producer Maile Flanagan
Effortlessly funny Maile Flanagan won an Emmy in 2006 and was nominated in 2007 for Outstanding Performer in An Animated Program. She appeared in Yes Man, Evan Almighty, Phone Booth, The Station Agent and other movies and can be seen and heard in the upcoming features 500 Days of Summer, Ice Age 3 and Rango. She has performed many guest star roles on TV. Look for her in 3Way, the comedic lesbian web series, for which she is also a writer and producer.