The Crew

Ryan Collins


Born and raised in the Carolinas (including a 4 year stint at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts,) Ryan moved to New York in 2008. Working as an editor and sound recordist for 6 years, he finally produced and directed his first feature film, Bar Songs, in 2014. He continues to work in production and has since directed a second feature film, The Fairy Godfather, which is in postproduction. Ryan has spent more time than he can remember watching bad TV, swilling booze, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and following the Detroit Pistons.

Jonathan Ellison


Jonathan has been working in motion and still images for over 15 years. He holds a degree in film production, completed a cinematography course hosted by the ASC, and has worked in some fashion in every on-set position from PA to director. His main area of expertise is Cinematography and Lighting, with special interest in high-speed and time-lapse work. His secondary expertise is editing, color correction, and motion graphics. Although currently based in Chicago, Jonathan has traveled and worked on 5 of 7 continents. He is a trained scuba diver, sailor, rock climber, snowboarder, improv actor, carpenter, and welder. Additionally, he is an avid backpacker, mountain biker, kayaker, motorcyclist, swimmer, scuba diver, and builder; he's always looking to improve existing equipment or make new gadgets to capture innovative camera angles and effects. 

Scott Newberry


Scott graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Parin Sarasin


Parin is from Bangkok, Thailand. He received a BA in TV Producing from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). In 2011, Parin moved to Brooklyn to pursue a career in media producing in the hope of becoming a great contribution to NY art and culture scenes. He also does drawings, plays bass guitar, and involves in a few wild and creative projects. He's a modern day renaissance man with strong passion for storytelling.