Meet The Team
Sam started his film career at the age of 9 when he produced his first short film with the family camcorder. In 2013, Sam created the web-series House of Wayward Men, a show loosely based on his band experiences. Sam loves the challenge of film making and the fascinating art of story telling.
Spencer Dorian Crane
Spencer is an eclectic filmmaker out of Indianapolis. Spencer's main interest is silent movies but they also love exploring LGBTQ and Women's narratives in genres where these identities have little representation.
Logan Gerber is a curious individual based in Fort Wayne Indiana who spends much of his off time researching and learning new hardware and ways to improve his workflow while on film sets. He prides himself in his technical and artistic knowledge within the roles he fills.
JD is a professional photographer and owner of JDShotThat.
Dylan Jack has been working in video production since 2016. Starting with high-paced FPV drone racing videos in 2016, he progressed to filming weddings in the Hancock county area in 2019. While filming weddings, he learned many of the filming and editing skills it takes to be a freelance video creator. He now creates product ads for local business like Hitherto Coffee and brands such as Sahm's Bakery.
In his spare time, he edits projects for a large YouTube channel, works on his own creative projects, and spec ads for national products.
Alicia is a screenwriter, actress and producer, who creates films to educate and entertain audiences. She champions female storytelling and diversity in film and television and enjoys writing action, fantasy, and thrillers. Additionally, she writes about black women while telling stories about loss, grief, trauma, and perseverance. She enjoys telling the stories of women who look like her as representation matters. Lastly, she is a martial artist and studies Wing Chun, Kali, and Self Defense.
Jen is new to the world of film production, but has plenty of experience with photography, graphic design, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Jen's brain is always stirring with creative ideas, and she enjoys learning new skills that can help take Awry (or any of her other endeavors) to the next level. In addition to helping with graphic design and marketing, Jen loves being a cheerleader, asking "why not," and encouraging the team to dream big.
Oliver is an actor, camera operator, and writer from Indianapolis, IN. He started working in film in 2013, when his Dad cast him in a web-series House of Wayward Men. Oliver strives to be an Actor, Writer, Director as an adult.
Anne Shaw is a Hoosier native with a passion for history. With a Bachelors in Archaeology from the University of Indianapolis and Masters in Historic Preservation from the University of Kentucky, Anne has used her degrees for the better part of the past 20 years conducting archaeology and architectural history work for a wide variety of projects. Her love of history and community has translated into serving on many boards of directors throughout the state. Anne also has a successful Instagram account where she shares photos of historic houses and places (@anne__archie).
Anthony Turner is a well-known local comedian. He has played Redd Fox in a show at the White Rabbit Cabaret in Indianapolis Indiana, he’s performed An Evening With The Authors in Fall 2020. Anthony has done stand-up comedy all over Indiana with several performances in Ohio and Nashville.
Anthony has acted in the web series House of Wayward Men, as well as a voice actor for the Podcast BUMP!.
Justice is a Media Studies graduate and does a little editing on the side. He's an FAA certified license drone pilot.
After experiencing the loss of all of his tools, Johnny made the transition from Master Automotive Technician to Filmmaker. After receiving his degree in Digital Cinematography, he started his own video production company, J Young Productions. His favorite genre is drama with moody lighting. “Nothing makes me more excited than a beautifully composed image with beautiful lighting.”