Cast & Crew

Cast

Alex Dimitriades

Alex Dimitriades

Theo

Bio

Alex Dimitriades made his acting debut with the hit feature film, The Heartbreak Kid, followed by an outstanding turn in Head On (Cannes Film Festival selection) earning his first AFI Best Actor nomination in 1998 and Film Critics Circle of Australia winner for Best Actor. He also received a supporting actor nomination from AFI in 2001 for his role in La Spagnola. Other memorable film performances over the years include Three Blind Mice, Ghost Ship, Deuce Bigalow, Kings of Mykonos, Summer Coda, The Infinite Man. Alex received a 2015 AACTA Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Ruben Guthrie, the film adaptation of Brendan Cowell’s critically acclaimed stage play.

Alex has starred in some of Australia’s most notable television dramas, including ground breaking miniseries Blue Murder, multi AFI award winning Wild Side and as series lead in Young Lions, along with strong support appearances in Rescue Special Ops, Love My Way, Stepfather Of The Bride and The Society Murders, the first season of Screentime’s Underbelly, and in biopic-drama Carlotta.

In 2012, Alex won the 2012 AACTA award for Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama for critically acclaimed ABC miniseries The Slap and also played the title role in SBS Drama’s The Principal, directed by Kriv Stenders and produced by Ian Collie. Alex has starred in acclaimed series’ Seven Types of Ambiguity directed by Glendyn Ivin, Matt Saville and Ana Kokkinos; Matchbox Pictures’ Wanted and Secret City alongside Jacki Weaver and Damon Herriman and in Network 10’s Wake in Fright, directed by Kriv Stenders. Alex was most recently seen in The Cry for the BBC & ABC alongside Ewen Leslie and Jenna Coleman, as well as the Netflix series Tidelands. Alex will next be seen the upcoming Foxtel series The End.

Caitlin Carmichael

Caitlin Carmichael

Luka

Bio

“I aspire to inspire others by being a light and a voice of hope. I will strive to spread kindness in all ways, always.” – Caitlin Carmichael

At twelve years old, Caitlin Carmichael’s list of credits looks like that of an accomplished adult actor. Caitlin was one of the youngest actresses to appear on the Prime Time Emmy ballot for her role in the SONY series “CHOSEN” opposite Chad Michael Murray. Some of her credits include American Girl, Warner Brother’s 300: Rise Of An Empire, CSI, Dexter, Law and Order, Criminal Minds and True Blood. She also starred alongside Pierce Brosnan in the acclaimed miniseries, “Bag of Bones,” and has worked with other stars such as Danny DeVito, Jack Black, and Betty White. Caitlin continues voicing the character Alma on the Disney series, “Doc McStuffins.” 2017 will surely be an exciting year for Caitlin as her Netflix Original Movie “Wheelman” is to be released this fall. She is also receiving international press and film festival awards for her lead role in the short film “Monsters.” Caitlin just completed filming a Dan Fogelman feature film in New York called “Life, Itself” starring Olivia Wilde, Samuel L. Jackson, Oscar Isaac and Olivia Cooke.

Caitlin’s love for acting is only matched by her love of her family and giving back to the community. Caitlin volunteers to feed the homeless on a regular basis. In 2012, Caitlin increased her outreach efforts by sending a portion of her earnings to Community Hope School in Namibia, Africa, to provide clothes, food, and school supplies for a six-year-old girl. She continues to sponsor this young girl today. And, Caitlin is the newest celebrity to volunteer her time and talent to Alex’s Lemonade Stand bringing smiles to children battling childhood cancer. A top fashion model on the rise, she can be seen in dozens of print and editorial campaigns. With an active social media following, she is a favorite of teen brands and publications.

Awards

Best Actress
International Christian Film Festival
2019

Best Actress
International Christian Visual Media – Crown Awards
November, 2019

Best Newcomer
National Film and TV Awards
2019

George Georgiou

George Georgiou

Peter

Bio
George trained at the Drama Centre London.

Recent TV credits include GAME OF THRONES, MADAM SECRETARY, HOMELAND, COLLATERAL, THE AMERICANS plus many others.

On Film you can catch George in CLOSE on Netflix’s opposite Noomi Rapace. Other film credits include The Cut, 300:Rise of an Empire and Red2.

George regularly appears in radio dramas on BBC Radio4 as well as voicing some of the top video games on the market.

 Scottie Thompson

Scottie Thompson

Cari

Bio
Scottie Thompson is an actress and an activist. She grew up performing on stage as a ballet dancer, and followed her passion for storytelling into a career in film, TV and theater after completing her undergraduate degree in Performance Studies at Harvard University. She has recurred in several series, playing the roles of Mantis (aka Vivian) in 12 Monkeys, Zoe D’Antonio in The Blacklist, and Diana Van Dine in Trauma. She is perhaps best known for her arc as Jeanne Benoit on NCIS. Her film credits include the soon-to-be-released Crown Vic, Epiphany, and Limbo, as well as earlier movies including Skyline, Star Trek, Broken Ghost, The Lookalike, 37: A Final Promise, and Dead on Arrival, among others. Outside of acting, she is involved in environmental activism, and is passionate about and involved in promoting health, education and women’s rights. She is a lover of nature, writing, reading and adventuring and exploring other places and cultures. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter at @iamscottiet
Burt Young

Burt Young

Crab Apple

Bio

Burt Young is an American actor, author and painter. He is best known for his role as Rocky Balboa’s brother-in-law and best friend Paulie Pennino in the Rocky film series, being nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the first film.

He has also been praised for his roles in Chinatown (1974), The Gambler (1974), Convoy (1978), Uncle Joe Shannon (1978), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984), Back to School (1986), Last Exit to Brooklyn (1990), Transamerica (2005), and Win Win (2011).

Awards

Best Supporting Actor
Content 19, 2019

Crew

 Koula Sossiadis Kazista

Koula Sossiadis Kazista

Writer/Director/Producer

Bio

Koula Sossiadis Kazista received her Bachelor of Art in Journalism at Lehigh University, where she graduated with honors in 1995. She relocated to Philadelphia and began her film career working as a script supervisor, while developing and writing her own passion projects in her spare time.

in 1996, Koula moved to New York City where she interned at Deborah Schindler Productions. She landed her first New York feature gig as a production assistant on the Sylvester Stallone/Robert De Niro film Copland. She continued working on numerous films including The Devil’s Advocate, Far From Heaven, Anger Management, and School of Rock. She then rose to Production Supervisor, working to keep the daily operations of feature films on budget and schedule. Her Production Supervisor credits include The Forgotten staring Julianne More and Annapolis staring James Franco.

Koula and her husband presently own and operate their own company, Monster Remotes, a specialized film equipment rental company. The company caters to large budget films, from The Irishman, to various shots in The Joker, as well as episodic television such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Katina Sossiadis

Katina Sossiadis

Writer/Director

Bio
Katina Sossiadis attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Master’s in Fine Arts. Katina moved to NYC where she worked at the Guggenheim Museum for director Tom Krens. She studied film at New York University’s School of Continuing Educations. In addition, Katina trained with acting/directing coach Andrienne Weiss.

She also worked in the production side of the film industry, by working on Far From Heaven starring Julianna Moore and Analyze That starring Robert DeNiro. In April 1999, Katina wrote and co-directed a short film entitled Lynn’s Wake with her sister. The film was accepted and well received at several film festivals such as the New York Independent Feature Film Market, the Austin Film Festival, the National Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece, and the 22nd International Women’s Film Festival in Creteil, France. In 2007, Katina completed a documentary entitled Virgins of New York, which had success in being part of several festivals such as the Black Maria Film Festival, Coney Island Film Festival, and Reel Women International Film Festival. Last May, Katina directed her first play by David Mamet entitled American Buffalo. She also was an Associate Producer on Dan Roebuck’s Getting Grace.

Jane Kelly Kosek

Jane Kelly Kosek

Producer

Bio

Jane Kelly Kosek is a storyteller. She develops, writes, and produces narrative and documentary feature films and television shows through her production company Meritage Pictures. She’s passionate about telling amazing female stories. Most recently, she has produced the award-winning feature drama Epiphany, the teen comedy Pitching Tents, starring comedian Jim Norton, and the critically acclaimed romantic drama 20 Weeks, starring Amir Arison and Anna Margaret Hollyman. Jane has also produced the features Not Since You, Take Me Home, The Diary of Preston Plummer and Straight Line, along with a number of documentaries, including Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable, Citizen Hearst and Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible. The short documentary she produced on the Keystone XL Pipeline titled Pipe Dreams was shortlisted for an Oscar. She also works as an Archival Producer on documentaries and docuseries and is currently in development on a new TV show she has created with Caitlin Carmichael and Jason Priestley titled Speedway.

Penny Edmiston

Penny Edmiston

Producer

Bio
Penny Edmiston is an award-winning filmmaker with a successful career of producing commercials, stills, and documentaries such as Bones Brigade directed by Stacy Peralta which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. She wrote and co-directed the award-winning documentary film Unfit: Ward Vs Ward. Her first produced narrative film Beauty Mark world premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2017 and sold to The Orchard.

She recently produced the documentary Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable which world premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival 2018 and was released in theaters domestically July 12th 2019 and is currently available digitally and on DVD. Upon completing the award winning narrative film Epiphany in the summer of 2017 it is set to premiere digitally on December 31st 2019.

Penny is currently in development on a TV series set in the world of car racing titled Speedway with Jason Priestley.

Her production company Lucky Penny Productions is currently editing a short film entitled The Hireath and filming the documentary short Good Samaritan in Haiti.

Chelsey Neders

Chelsey Neders

Co-Producer

Bio

Chelsey Neders has worked on television projects for History Channel, HGTV, Discovery Channel, and TLC. With her brother, she owns a freelance media company, Top Shelf Photography. She has worked as a development assistant for producers Stephen David, Edward R. Pressman, Celine Rattray, and Trudie Styler. Chelsey is ecstatic about Epiphany!

Deb Colitas

Deb Colitas

Digital Strategist

Bio

Working to extend the art and drama of film to the digital space, Deb provides websites and digital consulting to all who have a story to tell. From the business owner to the movie director to the corporate boardroom, you will find Deb preaching and teaching with a passion on how to use the digital space to increase sales, influence, and opportunity. As owner of Digital Network Superstar, she turns her clients products, and films, into websites that communicates the needed message.

As an Orthodox Christian, Deb is beyond excited to see the church as an incredible backdrop to an amazing movie.

Epiphany The Film

Epiphany follows the story of Luka, a young girl desperate to connect with her negligent father and rebuild her family in a Greek sponge diving town in Florida.

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Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

Artsquest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Directors Q&A to follow
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January 12, 2020 at 7PM

Roxy Theater Northampton

2004 Main Street
Northampton, PA
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January 26, 2020 at 2PM