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Meet The Cast & Crew

Starring

Kaily Smith (Merrideth Weisman)
Kaily Smith, a graduate from the University of Southern California's BFA Acting program, has most recently appeared in Judd Apatow's hit comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, as David Strathairin's secretary in Fracture for New Line Cinema also starring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling, and as Lorelei's bubbly hotel employee,  Christy, on Gilmore Girls. Growing up in Denver, Kaily began her training at The Denver Center for Performing Arts and the prestigious Stagedoor Manor in upstate New York. Aside from performing, Kaily enjoys producing, writing and directing. In 2005, her love for story telling bore life to her production company, Red Ladders Entertainment, when she made her professional directorial debut on theatre row in Hollywood, CA. Since then, Red Ladders has continued to develop and produce theatre, film and television including Good Thing at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, as well as, MERRIme.com. Kaily currently resides in Los Angeles and continues to study acting with Diana Castle at The Imagined Life Studio.

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Tom Arnold (Mr. Weisman)
Tom Arnold got his first taste of stand-up comedy in 1983 when he performed at open microphone nights at the University of Iowa. Tom's comedy career had its ups and downs over the next several years until 1988, when he entered the Minneapolis Comedy Competition and won first place. With this victory in hand he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue a stand-up comedy career. Once he hit Los Angeles, things happened fast. That same year he was hired as a staff writer for Roseanne's TV sitcom Roseanne (1988) and began to appear regularly on the show as "Arnie Thomas". Since then Tom has appeared and starred in over one hundred feature films and television shows, and is best know for his work in True Lies, Soul Plane and Nine Months.

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Jay Hayden (MAC)
Jay Hayden received his Bachelor's degree in Theater from the University of Vermont.  After graduation he got his start in numerous national commercials and then quickly moved into feature films and television.  You can now see Jay in SONY's The House Bunny with Anna Faris, and this fall in Warrior opposite Kellan Lutz & the thriller New Hope Manor .

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Andrea Syglowski (Jessica)
Andrea is thrilled to be in this webseries.  She is originally from Philadelphia. She is represented by Pine River Entertainment in Los Angeles.  This fall she is headed to New York City to begin training at The Juilliard School of Drama.

Recurring Cast

Neil Hopkins (Patrick)
Neil is best known for his recurring role on Lost, playing Liam, the heroin-addicted brother of Charlie (Dominic Monaghan).  His other TV credits include a recurring role on Big Love, and guest starring roles on My Name Is Earl, The Cleaner, CSI: NY, Criminal Minds, and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.  Next year he will appear on Nip/Tuck as Brendan, the long-lost brother of Dr. Sean McNamara (Dylan Walsh).

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David Weidoff (Drew)
David Weidoff is a graduate of the esteemed USC School of Theatre BFA Acting Program where he was honored with the Jack Nicholson Award for Outstanding Male Performance as Valmont in Les Liasions Dangereuses, and the Ava Greenwald Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Graduating Actor hosted by Joe Mantegna and Doris Roberts. In Los Angeles, David received critical acclaim for both his performances as Keith in the LA premiere of Betty’s Summer Vacation by Christopher Durang and Bobby in Good Thing by Jessica Goldberg at the Hudson Guild Theater. He made his screen debut opposite Tommy Chong in a film by Cult Classic Director Charles Band and has guest starred on several television shows including Numb3rs, Crossing Jordan, Gilmore Girls, and Scrubs. In addition, he helped form the production company, Red Ladders Entertainment in 2006 with partner, Kaily Smith. In 2009, David starred as Mark's quirky best friend, Thom, on ABC Family's First Original Comedy Series, Roommates. David currently resides in Los Angeles and continues to study acting with Diana Castle at The Imagined Life.

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Sarah Adina (Cindy)
Sarah Adina started her career at The University of Arizona as a member of the Arizona Repertory Theatre. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles and continued pursuing her career in acting. She has done many different roles for both television and film. Some of her credits include Saving Grace (TNT), Nip/Tuck (F/X), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) and her own webseries titled This is Sarah Bennett. She is currently studying with Diana Castle at The Imagined Life Studio.

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Sorel Carradine (Lindsay)
Sorel Carradine grew up in the small ski town of Telluride, Colorado. She is a graduate of the USC School of Theater BFA acting program. Since graduating, she has starred in a number of AFI short films, and made her television debut in the TNT show Saving Grace

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Guest Stars

Dorian Brown (Daffney)
Michael Cade (Blake)
Lisa Cirincione (Waitress)
Tommy Dewey (Ethan)
Ryan Eggold (Himself)
John Forrest (Mikey)
Will Greenberg (Stanley)
Tony Hale (James O'Ryan)
Blair Hickey (Gary)
Blair Late (Himself)
Brandon Lim (Chase)
Tamera Mowry (Herself)
Tia Mowry (Herself)
Dylan Osean (Jeremy)
Ammar Ramsey (Christian)
Adam Ray (Jeffrey)
Jake Seigel (Steven)
Tony Yalda (Rahim)

Meet The Crew

Sherwin Shilati (Director)
Sherwin Shilati was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and has directed short films, independent pilots, music videos and commercials. With a passion for creating, he looks to tell stories in unique and compelling ways while continuously working on improving his abilities as a filmmaker.

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Shelley Stevens (Producer)
Born and raised in North Carolina, Shelley Stevens has always possessed the ability to inspire and evoke the best out of everyone around her. An accomplished assistant production coordinator on studio projects such as last year's Eagle Eye and this summer's G.I. Joe, Shelley has been producing independent projects on her own for a number of years. Her films have won several awards and have been recognized nationally at over twenty five film festivals. She looks forward to every project and the opportunity to take on new and exciting challenges.

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Daron Keet (Director of Photography)
South African-born Daron Keet is a Los Angeles-based cinematographer who moves seamlessly between commercials and features. Although he spent many years honing his skills up the camera assistant ranks, he still credits Gregg Toland, Vittorio Storaro, Conrad L. Hall, Gordon Willis and Robert Richardson for his work's inspiration. His latest short film, Laredo, won Best Cinematography at the 2009 Boston International Film Festival. His feature work on Ripple Effect, starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker, Oscar nominees Virginia Madsen and Minnie Driver, won Best Feature at both the Boston International and Sedona Film Festivals. His feature Arizona Seaside won Best Cinematography at the FAIF International and Cinema on the Bayou Film Festivals. On the commercial front, his work for Parkview Health won the Gold Ring for Cinematography in Indianapolis. However, his greatest accomplishments of all are his loving wife, Jessica, and his gorgeous kids, Ashlyn and Ilan. When he's not working you can find him spending time with his family, playing squash or trying not to lose money buying calls or puts in the stock market.

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Claire Rados
Nikki Rudolff
Jamie Hall
Jeremy Pheonix
Joe Moore
Andrea Bassani
Devin Doyle
Tarik Hameedi

Associate Producer
Production Designer
Art Director Assistant
1st Assistant Director
2nd Assistant Director
1st Assistant Camera
2nd Assistant Camera
Steadicam Operator
Dana Kopetzky
Karl Ritter
JP Bonneau
Frank Garbutt
Alex Reilly
Eric Denman
Sound Mixer
Boom Operator
Gaffer
Best Boy Electric
Key Grip
BB Grip
Maria Lorenzana
Blair Madison Late
Erica Garcia
Erica Garcia
Olivier Leroy
Gina Veltri

Kelly Harrell
Julia Howe
Elran Ofir
Costume Designer
Fashion Consultant
Makeup Artisit
Hair Stylist
Hair Consultant
Hair & Makeup
(for photo shoot)
Set Production Assistants
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Sherwin Shilati
Matt Fierstein
Adam Finkelstein
Dante Ferrarini
Engine Room Studios, LLC
Joshua Charney
Mike Risha

Nassir Nassirzadeh
Mary Alice Baldwin
Nate Kalushner
Michael Weaver
Justin Dickson
Editor
Trailer Editor
Trailer Editor
Visual Effects
Post Audio Facility

Composer
Mixer, Dialogue, Sound Design
Music Supervisor
Additional Crew
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About the Production Company

Red Ladders Entertainment
Red Ladders Entertainment is a Los Angeles based production company dedicated to developing and producing new works for Film, TV, Theatre and the Web. RLE was founded in 2006 by friends and partners, Kaily Smith and David Weidoff. Smith and Weidoff first met while attending the USC School of theater BFA Acting Program. Upon graduating in 2005, they formed a professional partnership as writers that would soon give birth to the RLE production company. In March of 2007, RLE achieved early success with the beautifully scripted Good Thing by Jessica Goldberg and directed by B. Swibel. The play garnered critical acclaim for RLE and enjoyed an extended run at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre in Hollywood. RLE has had the great pleasure of collaborating with artists and producers such as Tom Arnold, Ryan Eggold, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Tony Hale, Felicia Day, Tara Smith, B. Swibel, Diana Castle, and Tommy Dewey among many others. In 2008, Smith and Weidoff co-wrote and created the Web Series MERRIme.com that will launch in the Spring of 2009. Red Ladders Entertainment continues to break the boundaries of a conventional production company and hopes to further stretch its abilities through hard work and imagination.

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Special Thanks

Iris and Michael Smith

Marlo Baird
Drew Baldwin
Diana Brenes
Brady Brim-DeForest
Dylan Brown
Coby Brown
Melanie Capacia
Diana Castle
Laura Crogan
Felicia Day
Marlene De La Cruz
Francesca DeLaurentis
Matt Fierstein
Adam Finkelstein

Gabriel Grimalt
Jonathan Handel
Marc Hustvedt
Alan Iezman
Chani Krich
Blair Late
Edith Martinez
Eric McNeely
Lauren Merage
Andrew Miller
Sean Mulvihill
Paul Palmer
Keith Quinn
Claire Rados

Eden Rigel
Kenny Roy
Jami Rudofsky
Marc Scarpa
Tara Smith
Brian Swibel
Tyler Tisdale
Ken Tuchman
Rory Uphold
Gina Veltri
David Barr Yaffe
Steve Yip
Fallbrooke