DAVID K. BARNES - SCRIPT EDITOR
David is the creator and head writer of the critically acclaimed podcast sitcom WOODEN OVERCOATS, of which the fourth and final season is currently in development. Other audio credits include DOCTOR WHO (Big Finish Productions), DRAYTON TRENCH (Wireless Theatre), OUTLIERS (Historic Royal Palaces & Rusty Quill) and THE DISCOVERY ADVENTURES (CECILIA.FM). He is also a freelance script editor and consultant, working regularly with Audible on their original series - such a DANGER 5, THE GOODBYE PARTY, and BEYOND STRANGE LANDS - as well as MORTEM for BBC Sounds & Whistledown. For more about David’s work, visit his website.
ELI BARRAZA - PERFORMER
Eli Barraza is a creator based in Los Angeles, with experience writing for stage, screen and audio. She entered the world of podcasts via the writer’s room for the time-travel conspiracy thriller ars PARADOXICA. She left it only to work towards something larger by co-founding the podcast collective The Whisperforge with that same team. Eli then launched her own show under The Whisperforge, THE FAR MERIDIAN. She has also written guest episodes for other podcasts, like the Chicago-based OUR FAIR CITY, MARSFALL, THE BRIGHT SESSIONS, and OUTLIERS: STORIES FROM THE EDGE OF HISTORY. When she’s not writing in whatever medium best fits her current idea, she climbs rocks, explores California and teaches astronomy at the Griffith Observatory. For more of Eli's work, visit THE FAR MERIDIAN's website or follow her on Twitter.
MIKAELA BUCKLEY - DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR
Mikaela Buckley is an independent creator based in LA with a BFA in Animation from Laguna College of Art and Design. She has created Brain Damage webcomic, as well as a prolific catalog of podcast and audio fiction-related art, including individual episode posters for ZERO HOURS and THE PENUMBRA PODCAST. To view her portfolio, visit Mikaela’s website or follow her on Twitter. You can also support her on Patreon.
TOM CROWLEY - PERFORMER
Tom Crowley is best known as a series writer and core cast member of the Prix Europa-nominated podcast sitcom WOODEN OVERCOATS as the playwright behind the stage premiere of the Rocky Horror sequel, Shock Treatment. Recently he wrote the first episode of BBC Sounds/BBC Radio Wales anthology series MURMURS and has developed a new interactive audio adventure with Six to Start, the creators of ZOMBIES, RUN! His modernised stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations was published by Methuen in 2017. As an actor he has been seen in The Royals (E!/Lionsgate) and has been heard in podcasts VICTORIOCITY, THE HARROWING (Fremantle), TOM NEENAN IS NOT ALL MEN (Somethin’ Else/BBC Sounds), and on BBC Radio 4 in ANKLE TAG and THE BEEF AND DAIRY NETWORK PODCAST. Tom also writes, performs and produces his own one-man sketch comedy podcast, CROWLEY TIME, WITH ME, TOM CROWLEY. For more of his work, visit his website.
BETH EYRE - PERFORMER
Beth Eyre is an award-winning London based actor. Best known for her role as Antigone Funn in WOODEN OVERCOATS, she has also appeared in THE MAGNUS ARCHIVES, WOLF 359, THE BEEF AND DAIRY NETWORK PODCAST, VICTORIOCITY, THE ONCE AND FUTURE NERD, THE ORPHANS, CIRCLES, THE WHITE VAULT: ILUKA, and EAVESDROPPER on BBC Radio 4. Beth is the co-founder of theatre company Joyous Guard and runs female-led theatre company Snatchback. She has also narrated many audiobooks. For more of her work, follow her on Twitter.
DOTTIE JAMES - PERFORMER
Dottie James was born in 1996 and began fictionalising the world around her shortly afterwards. She began her journey into the written word by making online videos of her original poetry and has since developed an episodic novel set to release online late 2020. James is represented by Conville & Walsh literary agency and is currently working on her first novel. Podcast fans may also know Dottie as Mike Schubert's long-term British Correspondent on POTTERLESS. She also co-hosts the new podcast THE WORST MOVIES EVER, PROBABLY. Check out Dottie's Youtube channel, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
KARIM KRONFLI - PERFORMER
Karim Kronfli is an actor and director who has frequently appeared in audio fiction series such as THE MAGNUS ARCHIVES, WHAT'S THE FREQUENCY, A SCOTTISH PODCAST, and KALILA STORMFIRE'S ECONOMICAL MAGICK SERVICES. For more about Karim and his work, check out his Twitter.
CECILIA LYNN-JACOBS - PERFORMER
Cecilia Lynn-Jacobs does the art thing, usually dancing or acting. She’s known for her role as Captain Lovelace on WOLF 359. She also teaches clown with Zara Aina, makes a mean brisket, and writes songs or makes dance videos. She has worked on projects with Andrew Schneider, Jamie Poskin, and MTV. Her latest venture, OH CELINE!, is an ongoing multimedia performance created in collaboration with Kate Ladenheim, artistic director of the People Movers. Follow her on instagram for upcoming performances, granola making, and the occasional kitten rescue.
JULIA MORIZAWA - PERFORMER
Julia Morizawa is a Los Angeles based actor with 20+ years experience in film, television, theatre, and web series, including 5+ years experience in voice-over and narrative podcasts. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and Equity, and is represented by Kings Highway Entertainment. Career highlights include the feature films Judas Kiss and Tied Up; TV appearances on Scandal and SEAL Team; the title role in East West Players' production of Masha No Home; series regular roles on the web series Star Trek: Odyssey and Galactic Galaxy; and the lead role in the fiction podcast THE BRIGHT SESSIONS. Her other audio credits include THE AM ARCHIVES, THE AMELIA PROJECT, THE BIG LOOP, EOS 10, SUPER ORDINARY, and WOLF 359. For more about her work, you can visit Julia's website or follow her on Twitter. You can also support her latest project, the animated short film Dragonfly, by following it on Seed & Spark.
ALAN RODI - COMPOSER & MUSICIAN
Alan Rodi is a composer and musician based in Boston. When not composing, he music directs and accompanies for local musical theater productions. For more, check out his website.
SARAH SHACHAT - CO-CREATOR, WRITER, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
Sarah Shachat is a writer and editor from New Orleans, even though she doesn’t sound like it. She was the second main writer on the award winning audio drama series WOLF 359, co-wrote TIME:BOMBS, and co-wrote and directed ZERO HOURS. She has written for other audio series such as WOODEN OVERCOATS, OUR FAIR CITY, and THE TRUTH, as well as online publications like The AV Club, College Humor, and Bright Wall/Dark Room. When not working on her own projects or editing other people’s writing, Sarah produces FiveThirtyEight’s sports podcast, HOT TAKEDOWN, co-hosts the podcast NO BAD IDEAS, and drinks lots of black tea.
EMMA SHERR-ZIARKO - PERFORMER
Emma is a voice actor best known for her portrayal of Renée Minkowski on WOLF 359. You can hear her in over a dozen other audio dramas, including ZERO HOURS, ars PARADOXICA, HIT THE BRICKS, SIGNED, VENUS, THIRTEEN, and ARDEN. She also does Audiobook Narration, and you can purchase her first Audiobook SHADOWBORN by Moira Katson wherever you can find audiobooks. On the side she works in the wine industry and hosts and produces PAIRING, a podcast about pairing wine with art and pop culture. Check out her website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram for updates on her work, and lots of pictures of her cats.
JULIAN SILVER - PERFORMER
Julian Silver is an actor and a writer based in Los Angeles. As an actor, he's appeared on shows like GREY'S ANATOMY and JANE THE VIRGIN. With his writing partner Reiss, he has a feature project set up at Amazon, another at Makeready with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star and produce, and the last with K Period for Chris Messina to direct. Their script FIELD OF VIEW was ranked #2 on the Black List, and has Cynthia Erivo attached to star and Lena Waithe attached to produce. Before that, they wrote for two years on SEAL TEAM (CBS) and sold an original sci-fi pilot to Hulu and CBS Studios.
FELIX TRENCH - PERFORMER
Felix Trench is an actor from London. In audio drama, he is a regular cast member of WOODEN OVERCOATS and ZOMBIES, RUN (iOS/Android). Other credits include THE AM ARCHIVES, VICTORIOCITY, HELLO FROM THE MAGIC TAVERN, THE ORPHANS, THE ONCE AND FUTURE NERD, and QUID PRO EURO, which he also writes. Screen includes Doctors (BBC), Hollyoaks (Channel 4), and commercials. Stage includes work in venues across London. Most recently, he can also be seen in his weekly online trivia quiz show. For more of his work, visit Felix's website, or follow him on Twitter.
GABRIEL URBINA - CO-CREATOR, WRITER, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
Gabriel Urbina is Costa Rican-American writer and director. Gabriel has been writing professionally since 2013, working in fiction, radio, screenwriting, and media commentary. Best known as the creative director and showrunner for WOLF 359, he served as the series’s executive producer, earning multiple writing awards and nominations in the process. He’s contributed to other ongoing series - such as THE BRIGHT SESSIONS, WOODEN OVERCOATS, ANTHOLOGY, OUR FAIR CITY, and the up-coming LIFE ON PAUSE. He also co-wrote and directed the mini-series TIME:BOMBS and the anthology series ZERO HOURS, and he co-hosts the writing game-show/talk show NO BAD IDEAS. For more of Gabriel’s work, check out his website.
ZACH VALENTI - CO-CREATOR, PERFORMER, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
Zach Valenti is an actor, writer, and producer from New York City. He’s best known as the lead actor and co-executive producer for WOLF 359. He’s also voiced characters on such audio fiction podcasts as THE BRIGHT SESSIONS, OUR FAIR CITY, THE ONCE AND FUTURE NERD, TAKING INITIATIVE, and UNDER PRESSURE. He is also the third co-host on NO BAD IDEAS. Zach’s been published in The Wall Street Journal, Salon, and New York Daily News.
LEO WAN - PERFORMER
Leo Wan's recent work in theatre includes The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It for the RSC; The Great Wave at the National Theatre; Shakespeare Within the Abbey, Sonnet Walks for Shakespeare's Globe; and Forgotten 遗忘 and Tamburlaine at the Arcola Theatre. TV includes Phoebe Waller Bridge's Crashing. Radio includes Peking Noir, Death at the Airport, Lights, Camera, Kidnap!, Look Who's Back, The Archers, Charles Paris and Tracks. He received the Norman Beaton Fellowship and joined the BBC Radio Drama Company in 2015.
MARY KATE WILES - PERFORMER
Actress/producer Mary Kate starred as Lydia Bennet in the Emmy Award-winning, groundbreaking webseries THE LIZZIE BENNET DIARIES, and her combined digital projects boast over 100 million views and nearly one million dollars in successful kickstarters. She is a member of Shipwrecked Comedy, with which she has produced and starred in the acclaimed series EDGAR ALLAN POE'S MURDER MYSTERY DINNER PARTY, along with many other shorts and sketches. She recently began releasing her ANNE OF GREEN GABLES radio play project, which she originally created for her robust Patreon audience, as a podcast. She also stars in the new multi-media series THE WAYWARD GUIDE FOR THE UNTRAINED EYE, alongside Sean Astin and Darren Criss. For more of Mary Kate's work, visit her website or follow her on Twitter.
MULTITUDE - AD SALES
Multitude is an independent podcast collective and production company based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Their original shows make niche interests accessible by bringing enthusiasm, nuance, and inventive formatting to topics they love. From basketball to mythology to literature and pop culture, they entertain while building communities around their values. They also help clients of all sizes make and market great shows; perform and give workshops at podcast events; and publish dozens of free resources for creators.