an original web series created by michael bernard & mitchell thomas 

Bored congregation.  Cheating wife.

Unstable therapist.  Drug dealing brother.

Can Father Ben save himself?

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meet the dreamers

Michael Bernard

Michael Bernard has written for Disney, Nickelodeon, Henson Productions, Nick at Nite, DC Comics, Showtime, Spike TV, The Sundance Channel, Noggin, WE, MTV, VH1 and some commercials you probably fast-forwarded through. He wrote the script for the musical revue "Baseball Swing" at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Los Angeles and his play "A-Li-En the Family" was featured in "Sci-Fest," LA's first Science Fiction Theater Festival. He was then commissioned to adapt two Neil Gaiman stories "The Case of Four and Twenty Blackbirds" and "The Secret of Innsmouth" for the second and third Sci-Fest. He spent 10 years as the Associate Artistic Director of The 52nd Street Project, a nationally recognized theater company that creates original theater with kids from Hell’s Kitchen New York City and theater professionals.

Mitchell Thomas

Mitchell Thomas is an actor, director, and professor of acting, voice, and movement at Westmont college in Santa Barbara.  Recent international acting projects include Julius Caesar in Armenia and Georgia, The Cherry Orchard in Macedonia, Hamlet in China and Poland, and Wallace Shawn’s The Fever in London.  Mitchell’s wife, Sarah, is currently becoming ordained in the Episcopal church and Mitchell would like to officially declare that the story, all names, characters, and incidents portrayed in this series are fictitious and definitely NOT based on his wife.

cast & crew

directed by

EVAN BERNARD

father ben                                MITCHELL THOMAS

judy the secretary                JENNA SCANLON

rob the sexton                       STAN HOFFMAN

sheila the therapist             ANNE TORSIGLIERI

marcia                                     AILISH DERMODY

gary                                          TOM HINSHAW

 

mr. clydesdale                      IRWIN APPEL

sean the winemaker          BRIAN HARWELL

ben's mother                         MYRNA BERNARD

written by

MICHAEL BERNARD & MITCHELL THOMAS

produced by

MITCHELL THOMAS, MICHAEL BERNARD

& PAIGE TAUTZ

director of photography

MARTIN STILES

edited by

TYLER X KOONTZ

sound                                   gaffer

   MIKE BRANIGER                  DANNY FRANCO

music composed by

JIM CONNOLLY

art direction & first assistant director

PAIGE TAUTZ 

second Assistant director

TYLER X KOONTZ

            camera b                 data management

JOE DAMMANN                   BEN THOMAS

 

script supervisor               production assistant

       TRISTAN BLOMMER                    JUAN SALCEDO              

 

boom operator

TRUDENWILK LEE SMITH

production photos

photos by tristan blommer

 

special thanks

tim eaton and verite studios, tim burnette and first christian church of santa barbara, trinity episcopal church of santa barbara, tyler x koontz, marty stiles, evan bernard, jonathan hicks and the westmont college theatre department, dr. mark sargent, mark asman, and everyone in the cast & crew

 
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