The Guild

Cast & Crew

The Guild IMDB Page

Vincent Caso

Vincent Caso (BLADEZZ, the Rogue/Thief)

…was born in Massachusetts and raised in Los Angeles. He attended a school for the Arts and, with his training in front and behind the camera, he decided at the age of 13 to pursue acting. Within a year he booked a lead in his first feature film, “American Fork” from the producer of “Napoleon Dynamite”. Vincent is also an accomplished sleight of hand artist and playing card handler – he is never without a deck of cards, practicing and creating new tricks as he prepares to become a junior member of the Magic Castle. Check out his IMDB.

 
Felicia Day

Felicia Day (Codex, the Healer)

…was born in Huntsville, Alabama. She was home-schooled all her life and got her first acting role as Scout in the Huntsville Little Theatre production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Felicia started college at 16, majoring in violin performance, and then in mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin. She has been on television shows such as “Windfall”, “Strong Medicine”, “Monk”, “Love Inc.”, and most notably had a recurring role as Potential slayer Vi on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” She has been in such films as “Bring it on Again”, and the Emmy award-winning “Warm Springs”. She recently played the role of “Penny” in Joss Whedon’s “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”, and filmed a 4 episode arc on the upcoming ABC Family sitcom, “Roommates”.
(IMDB)

 
Jeff Lewis

Jeff Lewis (Vork, Guildmaster)

…is an alumni of Acme comedy theater and a graduate of the Groundlings and Second City. Jeff Lewis has written and acted in HBO’s Sketch pad 2 and has written such show as Nickelodeon’s Catscratch and Dreamworks Animation’s Toonsylvania. He has also entered the screenplay world with the wrapping of his script “For Christ’s Sake“, set to be released in early 2008. He was recently on “My Name is Earl.” I believe he recently adopted a dog. Congratulations Jeff! (IMDB)

 
Amy Okuda

Amy Okuda (TINKERBALLA, the Ranger)

…was born in Torrance, California. Amy began dancing when she was 13 and shortly got an agent, which eventually led to appearances in television commercials, music video as a dancer, and print as a model. She has booked an array of print jobs around the globe, such as ads for Apple laptop computers, Verizon, and for Jamie Kenedy’s “Kicking it Old School.” Also in her resume are commercials such as Shoe Carnival, Japanese soft-drink company Suntory,and voice-over for AT&T. More recently she has also landed a role in the TV show “Californication” with David Duchovy. “The Guild” is her first recurring role. Amy hopes to continue her wide sphere of activity, especially in her pursuits of acting. (IMDB)

 
Sandeep Parikh

Sandeep Parikh (ZABOO, the Warlock)

…acts in fun stuff like The Guild only when he doesn’t have to audition. (thanks Felicia!) He’s primarily a writer/director. His latest creation is the Comedy Central produced webseries, The Legend of Neil which is about a guy who gets sucked into Zelda. Sandeep also founded and runs EffinFunny, a stand up and sketch comedy community. He’s currently in talks with everybody about producing everything. He’s repped at William Morris. They’re busy so don’t call. Unless its about Sandeep, then do call.
(IMDB)

 
Robin Thorsen

Robin Thorsen (CLARA, the Mage)

is a recent graduate of Chapman University in Orange with a BA in Theatre Arts, and an AA from Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes. While at school, she appeared as Julia in Lend Me a Tenor, Ethel in Moon Over Buffalo, Lala in The Last Night at Ballyhoo, Kate in Ladies in Waiting, and the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet. She has also appeared in Grease, Brigadoon, Damn Yankees, and Arsenic and Old Lace. Robin was twice awarded an Irene Ryan nomination to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for her comedy performances. Theatre and film have been Robin’s passion for as long as she can remember. She is thrilled to have been chosen to play Clara Beane in The Guild.

Writer/Producer

Felicia Day

See Cast bio.

Producer

Kim Evey

Kim is an actor/writer/producer whose internet work includes the YouTube hit Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show. Her company, LKG Productions is also produces other webisodes including Two Hot Girls in the Shower.

 

Season Two:

Additional Cast Members

George: Brett Sheridan

Baby: Blake Sheridan

Gaby: Gaby Gantvoort

Bellamy: Delaney Spillaine

Dena: Tara Caso

Wade: Fernando Chien

Riley: Michele Boyd

 

Line Producer/UPM

M. Elizabeth Hughes
M. Elizabeth recently earned her M.F.A. in Film and Television Producing from Chapman University. While at Chapman, M. Elizabeth worked on over a dozen films. Most notably, she produced her thesis film, The Isolationist, which won “Best Student Film” at the 2008 SoCal Independent film festival. Recently, she produced the feature film Herpes Boy (www.herpesboy.com), starring Beth Grant (Donnie Darko, Little Miss Sunshine) and Octavia Spencer (Ugly Betty.) She collobrated with fellow Chapman alums Nathaniel Atcheson (director) and Benjamin Kantor (DP.) She is also working as a production manager on the documentary, “We Live In Public,” which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009.

Director/Editor

Sean Becker
Sean Becker is an Emmy award-winning director whose short films have played in festivals all across the country. After graduating from San Jose State University in 2003, Sean wrote/directed video segments for a variety show which aired on the UPN network. This resulted in a regional Emmy award in 2005 for the short film “Parallel/Parallel”. In 2006, Sean co-founded Awkward Pictures along with producing/writing partner, Payman Benz. In July 2007, Awkward Pictures won the 1st annual YouTube sketchies contest, where they faced off against over 5,000 other entrants. Together they also created a web sketch show called “Comedy Gumbo”, which was distributed by Sony Pictures Television. Sean is currently working on season 2 of both “The Guild” and “Comedy Gumbo”.
www.AwkwardPictures.com
www.Twitter.com/seanbecker

 


Director of Photography

John Russell Schmidt

Assistant Director

Nathaniel Atcheson
Tom Flynn


Casting

Helen Geier

Production Design

Leah Mann

Set Dresser

Maiko Mitchem
Frederick Springer


Script Supervisor

Sandy Fleck

Hair and Makeup

Keston Ridley
Andrea Flannery
Katie Vernon


Wardrobe

Kelice Penney
Jenni Powell


Stunt Coordinator

Thom Williams

Chief Lighting Technician

Jared Hoy

First Assistant Camera

Ian Takahashi
Noah Flippo
Jay Patel
Todd Banhazl
Gigi Malavasi
Marco Bercasio


DIT

Benjamin Kantor
Pat Sheehan


Griptricians

Noah Flippo
Ariel Insurriaga
Nathan Tamayo


Production Sound

Sean Oakley

Boom Operator

Nathan Whitcomb
James McCormick


Score

Eanan Patterson

Original Character Artist

Eric McKenney

Credit Animation Artist

Matthew Brackney

Behind the Scenes

Kenny Mittleider

Post Production Supervisor

Benjamin Kantor

Post-Production Sound

Sean Oakley

Colorist

Benjamin Kantor

Key Production Assistant

Jenni Powell

Production Assistants

Joey Harris
Elliot Peters
Beth Wallan
Annelise Baer
Matthew Lindauer
Bernard Badion
Jay Matteo
Jim Dewey


Camera Package Provided By

Bunch Casseday

Special Thanks

Andrew Gleason
Patrick Duncan
Edgar Garcia
Brian Spillane
Leif Gantvoort
Rebecca Safier
Melody Mooney
Patrick Duncan
Greg Benson
Cine Power and Light
Source Lighting and Grip Rentals
Alex Loera
Maritza Murillo
Kelly Green
Cubby and Buddy



Season One:

Additional Cast Members

Therapist: Kimberly Lewis

Baby: Blake Sheridan

Gaby: Gaby Gantvoort

Bellamy: Delainey Spillaine

Hostess: Leah Mann

Avinashi Goldberg: Viji Nathan  

Director/Producer/Editor

Jane Selle Morgan

You’ve seen her short films on IFC, AMC, Atomfilms.com, Aquafina.com and at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Jane is now directing spots and thinks telling a story in 30 seconds is a beautiful challenge. Check out her site at: www.seejanedirect.com

Director/Editor

Greg Benson
Greg, the director of episodes 6 through 10, can also be seen in many of his own Mediocre Films. He also directs the popular web series Retarded Policeman and Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show.


Director of Photography

Tahlee Booher
Carl Ratajski
John Schmidt

Casting

Helen Geier

Score

Don Schiff

Character Artist

Eric McKenney

Animation Artist

Joseph Limbaugh

Post-Production Sound

Benjamin Davis

Editor

Greg Benson
Jane Selle Morgan
Nick Towle

Production Design

Leif Gantvoort
Leah Mann

Costume Design

Sarah Griffith

Hair and Makeup

Rachel Hoke
Linda Whang

Gaffer

A. Iggy Scarpitti


Production Sound

Joshua Valentine
Johno Christen

Grips

Ian Smith
Justin Wolske

Electric

Andrew Cox
Ryan Cox

Key Production Assistants

Greg Kasavin
Harrison Goldstein
TJ Rotell

Production Assistants

Susie Abraham
Gui Lopez Avila
Natasha Billawala
Harrison Goldstein
Kimberly Lewis
Denise Pantoja
Meredith Snyder
Eszter Zakarias

Special Thanks

Amalfi Restaurante
Amy Gantvoort
Brett and Lani Sheridan
Brian Spillaine
Cartoon Overlord
Craig Raclawski
Dan Kaplow
Empty Stage
EffinFunny.com
Joe Morgan
Kiku Terasaki
Patrick Duncan
Stan Wells