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A Better Place

Jeremy Rollins, a shy and underdeveloped young man with an uncanny condition, learns how to cope with life in a small corrupt town.

Directed by
Dennis Ho

Produced by
Deanna Shapiro

Story by
Dennis Ho

Screenplay by
K. R. Bass

Director of Photography
Russell Brand

Co-Producer
Gary McClurg
Kassi Crews

Production Designer
Bradd Fillmann

Costume Designer
Conan Castro Jr

Casting by
Lisa Hamil

Cast
Stephen Todt
Perry Thomas
Mary Ann Raemisch
Max Aria
Tonya Kay
William Knight
Hunter McClamrock
Kassi Crews
Claudia Zevallos
Don Yanan
Austin James Wolff
Joshua Lee Young
Garrett Wareing
Maria Olsen
Brianna Knickerbocker
Jon Savoy
Angela Gulner
Rossi Anthony-Ben Gaona
Eliza Moore
Nick Small
Kate Torri
Joanne “Bucket List” Worrall
Darnell Baldwin
Alexis Eddington

Funeral Guests
Damien Collins
Billynairs Cruz
Gladys “Karmilia” Cruz
Shante’ Cyrus
Rick Palato
Charles Pearce
Paul Scheer
Judi Williams

Church Patrons
Tom Abba
Jerry Anderson
Lisa Brooks
Tanisa Brown
Jason Brye
Rebecca Butler
Ryan Carr
Krystie Castro
Kenneth Cauter
Leonel Claude
Carolyn Dick
Shirell Gustave
Kyler Kass
Waymond Lee
David Light
Robert Odom
Fonzo Robles
Monica Robles
Mark Rossignol
Brandon Shapiro
Craig Smith
Dora Takacs
Lizbeth Villa
Tony Wilcox
Cory Wooten

Diner Patrons
Dakota Ball
Sonia Ball
Eddie Caldwell
Arielle Caputo
Lauren Gaynor
Gary McClurg
Fonso Robles
John Scheer
Marin Serrano
Ron Schultz
Tony Wilcox
Jasmin Wiley

Neighbors
Kim R. Bass
Madeline Pacilio-Brand
Brandon Brodecki
Nicole Gaona
Drew Taisacan
Lynn Thomas

Production Manager
Eben Kostbar

Line Producer
Travis Mendel

1st Assistant Director
Joth Riggs

2nd Assistant Director
Brandon Riley

2nd 2nd Assistant Director
Jonathan Avedon

Camera Operator
Russell Bell

Steadi-Cam Operator
Vincent Bearden

1st Assistant Camera
Sal Vega

2nd Assistant Camera
Nadia Batista

1st Assistant Camera B-Camera
Dave-Mobi Olanoiye

2nd Assistant Camera B-Camera
Sarah Lankford
Dustin Miller
Esther Woodworth

DIT
Shauna Brown
Rochelle Brown

Gaffer
Drew Valenti

Best Boy Electric
Blake Engal
Eric Androvich
Walker Forshee
Greg LeFevre

Electricians
Tyler Begg
Robbie Cline
Daniel Satinoff

Additional Gaffer
Andrew Gorrell

Key Grip
Jere Free

Best Boy Grip
Derek DiPippo

Grips
Christopher Boulos
Abisai Garcia
Randall Smith
Wesley Swartz
Evan Petruzzi
Ryan Verbel
Michael Blevins

Jib Operator
Connor VanDeer

Sound Mixer
Timothy O’Malley
James Ridgley

Boom Operator
Rie Nasu
Gary Day
Mark Sutton

Production Designer
Bradd Fillmann

Art Director
Vicky Chan

Art Coordinator
Laura Rigby

Art Assistant
Sadie Nash
Jenny Tamas
Matt Karam

Construction Coordinator
Michael “Stouty” Stout

Carpenter
Nicholas Schmalzried

Costume Designer
Conan Castro, Jr

Wardrobe Supervisor
Angelina Coscuna

Make Up Department Head
Judy Staats

Hair Department Head
Georgette Sweet

SFX Make Up
Judy Staats

Assistant Make Up Artist
Adriana Bena
Melanie Aksamit
Emily Jacobsen
Alexis Staats

Key Set PA
David Hoffman

Production Assistants
Brian Rowe
Jen Cardenas
Kimberly Nix
Ryan Carr
Charles Thomas
LeRoy Wellington
Ashley Katz

Script Supervisor
Melinda Denny
Erin Grumley

Set Photographer
Michael Moriatis

BTS Videographer
John Scheer

Storyboard Artist
D. Dan Murphy

Set Teacher
Madeline Pacilio-Brand

Stunt Coordinator
Rocky Abou-Sakher

Stuntman
Victor Winters-Junco

Stunt Double
Eric Sweeney

Body Double
Anne McDaniels

Transportation Captain
Brandon Brodecki

Drivers
David Christensen
Andrew Taisacan
Robby Dargenzio

Catering By
Coach T’s Corporate Picnics & Events
Lara’s Catering Service

Camera Dollies by Chapman / Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc

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