Andrew Pochan – Director/Editor
studied filmmaking at Robert Morris University and abroad in Finland and Dubai, UAE with Abbas Kiarostami. He is co-creator and director of the Amazing Berks web series. He has worked in television at local news stations, and with QVC. Stage credits include set design with Reading Theater Project’s staging of Speakeasy, Marriage Expo, Snow Sin and Trash, Importance of Being Earnest, and Dead of Winter; and also with Yocum Institute’s The Bear Prince Jazz opera and Metamorphosis Acting Company’s Beethoven Revealed. He has acted in Marriage Expo and the Quick and Dirty Improv group with Reading Theater Project.
Sue Lange – Writer/Producer
started as an intern with Tracy Schott of Schott productions. Her first producing credit was a trailer for the ReadingFilmFEST created specifically for and screened in local theaters. Prior to that she produced three CDs of her own music with the band, Crabby Lady. She has worked for twenty years in print production as the online digital products manager for the Communications Society of IEEE. She released her first short film, A Perfect You, in early 2016. From there she continues to build her team of actors and crew personnel with the Amazing Berks web series co-created with Andrew Pochan. Together they created the award-winning short, Traffic Opera.
Tracy Schott – Executive Producer
is a writer, director, producer and founder of Schott Productions. She has created hundreds of projects including short films (Location, Location), television commercials, live events, a reality TV program (Emmy Nominated Dream Weddings) and web content for her clients. In 2015, she completed her first feature documentary, Finding Jenn’s Voice, an award winning film that examines intimate partner homicide. In addition to her production work, Tracy is a sought after speaker, and the director of ReadingFilmFEST.
Chris Heslop – Composer
is known for his contributions to The Polka King, starring Jack Black, as well as his arranging/composing for Gerald Veasley and the HeadsUp Superband, CTA with Danny Seraphine, and the BMI/NY Jazz Orchestra. His performance credits include jazz and pop artists Phil Woods, Simone, California Transit Authority, HeadsUp Superband, Gerald Veasley, Bob Belden, John Swana, Olivia Newton-John, The Temptations, Johnny Mathis, Frankie Valli, Don Rickles. Additionally, Chris has played with the following Salsa greats: Cano Estremera, Luisito Carrion, Luigi Texidor, Luisito Rosario, Viti Ruiz, and Kevin Ceballo. He has also shared the stage with Willie Colon, Gran Combo, Ray Vega, and Oscar D’Leon.
Kevin Hackenberg – Cinematographer
is known for his work on Chasing Amy (1997), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Woodsman (2004), and Equity (2016).