WRITER / DIRECTOR: Daniel Woltosz is a Los Angeles based writer, producer, and director focused on stories that explore the adventurous nature of the human spirit, while often testing the physical and psychological survival limits of his characters. He graduated from CSU Long Beach with a B.A. in Film Production, and has produced many award-winning short films and music videos. Before his directorial debut, “Do Not Reply”, Daniel produced the 11-time award- winning feature film Santiago (2011).
WRITER / DIRECTOR: Walt Woltosz
Walt has been involved in several projects over the years as a technical advisor (“Right to Die” with Raquel Welch and Michael Gross, “Hugo Pool” with Alyssa Milano, Patrick Dempsey, Sean Penn, and Robert Downey, Jr.), as an executive producer (“Santiago”), an appeared on-screen in the documentary “Hawking” about Stephen Hawking. He is a pilot in both fixed-wing multi-engine aircraft and helicopters.
PRODUCER: Nicholas Paul Ybarra is native to the LA area, a writer/director and certifiable cinephile. He grew up in the IE where his passion for filmmaking and storytelling was apparent from a young age. Thanks to a supportive family and a very strong film program at his high school he was able to begin his career in filmmaking as a teenager. He interned for producer Lawrence Bender (Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting). In addition to writing and directing his own projects (short films, music videos, webseries) he works as an Assistant Director and has had the chance to work with some of cinema’s greats: Ray Liotta, James Caan, Dolph Lundgren, Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Hudson and Rosa Salazar.
PRODUCER: Ivon Millan is from El Paso, Texas. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A in Theater Studies and Film-Cinema Studies. She relocated to the Los Angeles area where she now sings in cultural events most weekends with her Latin music band. On weekdays she is out auditioning for commercials, films and producing her own projects. One of which is the multi-award winning feature film, Santiago, that can be found on itunes. Her passion is to help tell stories with an impactful message. Do Not Reply is a movie she is very proud to be part of both as a producer and actress. Ivon hopes it has an impact on diminish the growing social media abduction.
PRODUCER: Jae-Do Kwon is an award-winning producer through his extensive body of works, mostly in collaboration with Daniel Woltosz. His resume consists of a diverse portfolio of short films, music videos and a couple features. He also has experience working for a Japanese production company based in Santa Monica that focused on commercials and stills. Jae is currently based in Belgium, working as a diamond dealer, but is continuously looking for new creative endeavors.
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Jan-Michael Losada is a Director of Photography who found his home in the world of New Media. He has worked alongside the talents of Rocket Jump, Corridor Digital, Mystery Guitar Man, Mike Diva and many more to make viral shorts, web series and VMA award winning music video's. Though he is classically trained, he likes being on the cutting edge of technology, often shooting high concept imagery. He does however also shoot traditional content, and has lensed a number of feature length films.
EDITOR: Colleen Halsey attended UCLA and the San Francisco Art Institute. Colleen got into the Editors Guild in 1985 on the film “Down and Out in Beverly Hills” directed by Paul Mazursky. She edited as a team with her Academy Award winning editor husband Richard Halsey. Colleen received her first co-editing credit on “Edward Scissorhands” and also got co-editor on “So I married an Axe Murderer “. Colleen went on to co-edit many other films with her husband. She worked in animation editing at Disney Studio’s for 6 years. She edited the Academy Award nominated short “Redux Red Riding Hood”.
SOUND DESIGNER: John E. Walker is a production sound mixer, supervising sound editor, sound designer and re-recording mixer. His production sound work includes the TV series Super High and Joy, commercials for Butterfinger, DraftKings, Pantaya, and documentary films for various schools of USC, Princess Cruises, the Cohen Veterans Network, the city of Pasadena, and the multi-million dollar undersea cable provider RTI. Between production and post for DO NOT REPLY, he put microphones on Forest Whitaker, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, and Robert Zemeckis. He has stood with his microphones at the top of Maunakea, a rural village in Guam, the bustling city of Singapore, and travelled as far as Tokyo, Sydney and Paris to get sound for picture. John E. also has long relationship with director Daniel Woltosz and cinematographer Jan-Michael Losada having collaborated on several short films, a music video, a TV pilot, and the 2011 movie Santiago for which he was responsible for all of the sound.
PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Leah Mann grew up in Washington, DC. She thinks its a swell city and misses the metro & humidity. She moved to Los Angeles in 2004 after graduating from Brown University with a BA in Theater. Leah has spent a decade working as an art department jane-of- all-trades. Her in depth knowledge of every facet of the job makes her a well rounded designer, department head and collaborator. Specializing in dark comedy, Leah is all about the details, texture, and above all, building a nuanced world to serve the story.
MAKEUP DEPARTMENT HEAD ~ Hannah Schenck is a Union Makeup Artist based in Los Angeles. She has been working as a Department Head & Key Makeup Artist on several television series & feature films over the last 8 years. She’s known for 'Uncharted: Live Action Fan Film' starring Nathan Fillion, Hulu's 'Into the Dark ', 'Follow Me' (2019), 'Miscreant' (won 18 awards), & 'Guest House' (2019).
1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
NICHOLAS PAUL YBARRA
STUNT DOUBLES FOR AMANDA ARCURI
STUNT DOUBLES FOR JACKSON RATHBONE
STUNT DOUBLES FOR KERRI MEDDERS
STUNT DOUBLES FOR ELISE LUTHMAN
STUNT DOUBLES FOR JACKSON RTHBONE (REHEARSAL)
2ND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
2ND 2ND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
1ST ASSISTANT CAMERA
2ND ASSISTANT CAMERA
DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNICIAN
BEN LA MARCA
PRODUCTION SOUND MIXER
JOHN E. WALKER
ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR
MICHAEL RYAN CLARK
BEST BOY ELECTRIC
BEST BOY GRIP
BEST BOY GRIP
KEY MAKEUP ARTIST / DEPARTMENT HEAD
KEY HAIR STYLIST
HAIR AND MAKEUP STYLIST
2ND ASSITANT COSTUMER
KEY SET PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
ISMAEL "ISH" GALLARDO
SET PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
BACKGROUND CASTING DIRECTOR
G. MAZIMILLIAN ZAROU
STELLA PACIFIC MANAGEMENT
FULL MOON PICKLES
ANIMALS PROVIDED BY
POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
VISUAL EFFECTS AND COMPOSITIING
COLOR AND ONLINE FACILITY
SUPERVISING SOUND EDITORS
JOHN E. WALKER
AUDIO POST SERVICES
TOOLSHED AUDIO POST