With over 15 years of industry experience, Brian has filmed productions ranging
from narrative film, documentary, music video, among others. Following The Pilgrim, Smoke Screen marks the second collaboration with writer/ director Sean Buttimer and fourth with producer Cynthia Granville.
Cynthia moved into film & video production after many years as an actress in all media and director for the stage, following in her father's footsteps, a commercial photo/ videographer. Her production company, disOrienting Stage and Film LLC, assists artists who wish to originate indie films. She has produced, directed, and edited instructional and promotional shorts for the web, the documentary Dreams Deferred: TWO, and five narrative shorts including Father's Day, and the award-winning In Memoriam. Cynthia has acted in institutions ranging from off-broadway theater to The Onion News Network.
Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Sean spent 4 years in the US Marines from 2001 to 2005. After receiving an honorable discharge, he studied Film at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). His film Threnody (II/ 2010) garnered multiple awards and appeared internationally from Las Vegas to South Africa to Ireland. Now residing in New York City, Sean constructed The Pilgrim (2013), which is available online.