We Are Here

a short film

Patrick j Adams

Writer/Producer/Director/"MAN"

Patrick J. Adams graduated from the BFA Acting program at the University of Southern California and has since been acting and directing in theater, film and television. For seven seasons Patrick has starred as Mike Ross in the hit USA Network drama, "SUITS,” a role which garnered him a SAG Award nomination in 2011, and he has been tapped to direct a number of episodes including the recent landmark 100th episode. He’s appeared in dozens of film and television roles and maintains strong ties to Southern California theater, receiving critical praise and awards for his work in Bill Cain’s “9 CIRCLES” and “EQUIVOCATION.” Edward Albee’s “THE GOAT AND WHO IS SYLVIA,” and his own production of “MARAT/SADE.”

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Troian Bellisario

Writer/Producer/"WOMAN"

Troian spent a good portion of the last seven years playing Spencer Hastings on “PRETTY LITTLE LIARS” for which she won four Teen Choice surfboards, although she's only ever seen one of them. Along the way she also co-founded The Casitas Company and created a number of short films including "EXILES" which premiered at the Marfa Film Festival in 2015. Last year she wrote, produced and starred in "FEED,” her first feature film which was produced by Sony Pictures. In 2017 she was awarded the Television Industry Advocacy Award by the Creative Coalition who she works closely with to encourage advocacy and continuing funding for the arts in the United States. She just wrapped shooting Richard Linklater's "WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE?" with Cate Blanchett and Billy Crudup.

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Natalie Urquhart

Producer

Natalie Urquhart is a producer, writer and actor from Toronto. She has her BFA in Acting from the University of Southern California, and is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory. Urquhart’s most recent work was for six seasons on the hit drama series, “SUITS,” for NBCUniversal, leaving the show as an associate producer. She has produced two short films, “Throwing Cotton,” with the NSI Drama Prize, and “We Are Here,” shot in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, both of which were recipients of the BravoFact! award. In 2016, Urquhart was a finalist with the Bell Media/National Screen Institute's Totally Television program. She is currently a resident in the Producer's Lab at the Canadian Film Centre. 

Nick HAight

Director of Photography

Nick Haight is a cinematographer based in Toronto, Canada. He graduated from the image arts program at Ryerson University in 2013 and since then has worked on a large number of feature films, web series, short films, commercials and music videos.

 

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Max Orgell

 

 

Production Designer

Maxwell Orgell is a Los Angeles based Production Designer with a background in narrative film, music video, and commercial work. His music video and commercial credits include projects for clients such as The Strokes, The Weeknd, Daft Punk, Bob Dylan, Phoenix, JLo, Prada, Google, and Infiniti with notable narrative works directed by David O. Russell and Brett Easton Ellis.  In 2017 he received a Cannes Lions for his work with Michel Gondry.  He enjoys making things pretty, he enjoys making things ugly, he enjoys making… things. Dislikes include disingenuous smiling and bios on websites.

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Avery Plewes

Costume Design

Avery Plewes is a Toronto based costume designer who has worked on Suits, Hannibal, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, Molly's Game, Flatliners and many others. In 2015 Avery completed her first feature film as Costume Designer, Jean of the Joneses by Stella Meghie, which premiered at SXSW. Avery continued her ongoing creative collaboration with director Stella Meghie on her sophomore film Everything, Everything (MGM, Warner Bros). Most recently Avery completed production on JT directed by Justin Kelly starring Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Diane Kruger and Jim Sturgess, set for release in 2018. Avery Plewes is represented by Matthew Coatsworth at UTA.

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Rebecca Wachtel

Make Up and Hair

Rebecca Wachtel has been creating looks and painting faces for over 20 years. Her passion lies in the diversity of the field. From putting prosthetics on war victims in Letters From Iwo Jima to beautifying the Pretty Little Liars. She's been fortunate to have been a part of a wide variety of inspiring projects.