Cast and Crew

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Mike Lemcke
Writer/Director
Mike Lemcke is a comedy writer and director. His love for comedy began at an early age. Starting at the age of 6, he and his brother would go to sleep early in order to wake up and watch the late night comedy shows with their father. He has been performing standup comedy since he first got on stage at a local bar at the age of 17. He began studying acting in college at San Francisco State and went on to co found the San Francisco based sketch comedy group Four in the Back with fellow comedian Grant Lyon (who co-wrote, produced and acted in ‘Interview Date’). ‘Interview Date’ is Mike Lemcke’s directorial debut.

Grant Lyon
Writer/Producer
“Charlie”
Grant Lyon is a comedian, actor and writer from Los Angeles, California. San Francisco Weekly describes him as “a hilariously sharp observer, not one of those tired white-guy bellyachers.” He has performed in a number of prestigious comedy festivals including the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, and has opened for names like Robin Williams and Dana Gould. In addition, Grant is a member of the sketch comedy group Four In The Back and has produced countless sketch videos for the group. Their videos have been featured by sites like Funny or Die and Rooftop Comedy. He has appeared on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and his material is played on Sirius/XM satellite radio. In even more addition, Grant is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post.

Rainer Lipski
Directory of Photography
Rainer Lipski is an award winning Cinematographer born in Berlin, Germany. In 2006 he graduated with a masters degree in cinematography from the Ludwigsburg Film Academy in Germany. Since graduating he has kept busy while working internationally, shooting over 120 commercials, various music videos, dozens of shorts and 4 feature films. Since July 2009, Rainer has been living in Los Angeles and continues to work worldwide.
Lynette Rozine Prock
Production Designer
After a successful career in graphic design, marketing and merchandising in Chicago, Rozine is now utilizing her Commercial Art and Interior Design backgrounds as a Production Designer in Hollywood. The range of her varied experience includes mural painting; art instruction; working in greenhouses; managing pre-press in print shops; designing websites and logos; all the way to the corporate end of the spectrum as Pricing Supervisor and Assistant Buyer for a large art supply company. Since moving to Los Angeles, she has worked as Production Designer on several independent American and International short films; Funny or Die videos; and web series. She has also co-produced a web series and founded The A.D.D. Channel (an online sketch comedy video site). Rozine is known for her inspirational and uplifting attitude in keeping all around her in high spirits especially in trying situations.
Gabriel Forster
Editor
Gabriel Forster is a freelance editor who has worked in postproduction for the past 7 years. He combines creative passion along with strong skills to edit the numerous formats of media in which he works with. Gabriel is a gifted, successful and in-demand editor based in Los Angeles. He has edited numerous documentary and reality style programs which have aired internationally on television and online for networks such as E!, MTV, USA and Lifetime. Gabriel’s unique editing skills are heightened with his innate ability to allow the truth of the story to organically unfold while capturing the essence of the art orm.
Miaken Kristola
Olivia”
Miaken graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in theater and then continued her study of acting at the British American Drama Academy. Upon moving to Chicago, she did improv and sketch comedy at The Second City and Annoyance Theatre. She recently relocated herself to California to get involved in film and television and currently lives with two cats. She likes to bake and cries at least once during romantic comedies.
Jordan Boughrum
“Becca”
Jordan Boughrum is an actress recently transplanted from New York City to Los Angeles. In NYC she helped found an all-female Shakespeare company, the Bushwick Shakespeare Repertory (BSR). She was a crucial player in all three of BSR’s inaugural productions and contributed to the company as Chief Marketing Officer (meaning she wrote press releases and helped in the making of posters…she’s crafty). She’s also a member of the Brooklyn based collective, The Artful Conspirators, dedicated to new theatrical work that includes the audience as a participant in the theatre-making process. She has trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade-New York, NY Neofuturists, Washington Improv Theater (DC), Studio Theatre (DC), Wittenberg University (OH) and Brown Ledge Camp (VT). In 2010 she shot her first commercial with director Tom Schiller for the Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK. When she’s not acting (or trying to figure it all out) she loves experimenting in the kitchen, she currently in the planning process for a kids baking web series called “Baking For Macy” in which she teaches her niece (Macy) to bake via the interweb.
Liam Toner
“Adam”
Liam grew up in Louisville, KY, where he started acting and improv in high school. He began his pursuit of career training at the Hartt school in Hartford, CT, where he received his BFA in acting. Since moving out to L.A., Liam has acted in plays, short films, and written and performed in Sketch Comedy at Improv Olympic. He is now a Production Assistant at the Blank Theatre Company, and is very excited about this hilarious short!
Greg Edwards
“Joe”
Greg Edwards brightens up a room with his smile and cracks up a room with his jokes. Born and raised in Newport News, Virginia, Greg always had a love for theater and the arts. Greg moved to the Bay Area in 2001 to pursue his acting career but quickly jumped into the SF stand-up comedy scene. Greg stood out with his social commentary on the world and his own awkward life. He’s worked with most of his favorites and won some individual awards like new faces at Jamie Foxx’s Laffapolooza 2005 and the prestigious Dan Crawford award from the San Francisco Punchline 2009. Now Greg is currently residing in Los Angeles where you can see him performing stand-up all over the city.

Sal Calanni
“Waiter”
Sal is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, but he began doing stand-up comedy and acting in San Francisco. He has appeared at comedy clubs all over the country working with some great performers such as Dave Chappelle, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Greg Giraldo, Robert Schimmel, John Caparulo, and many more. He was featured on NBC’s “Trauma”, starred in the film “Comedy Ain’t for the Money”, and has starred in, co-wrote, and co-produced the upcoming film, “Lucifer’s Crewcut” which includes such talent as Maria Bamford, Arj Barker, Doug Benson, Jello Biafra, and GWAR. He is a part of the popular comedy sketch group Four in the Back, which has been featured on the Funny or Die homepage, and has a popular weekly podcast available free on iTunes named Sal & Angelo.

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