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The Filmmakers

Jason Wolos (Director, Producer, Screenwriter)

Jason Wolos is a filmmaker whose short films have played worldwide. His short film The High and The Mighty played on Northwest Airlines as part of IFP's Independents in Flight. His short Waiter Duty played in over 30 film festivals and was used as a training video in restaurants. He is a freelance videographer and also crews as assistant camera on independent films. He teaches film and video production at the SF Film Society and Bay Area Video Coalition. He now runs Fine Dining Productions, which has produced various video projects, everything from marketing pieces to instructional videos to yoga videos. His screenplay, TRATTORIA, was selected to one of the most prestigious incubators for emerging screenwriters in the country, the Squaw Valley Screenwriting Workshop. Only 24 participants are selected to attend each year and be mentored by industry experts. He has two other scripts in development (Sunday Dinner; San Francisco Story). Jason was born and raised in Buffalo, NY and now calls San Francisco his home. Jason’s IMDB Page.

Dawn Rich (Executive Producer, Producer, Screenwriter)

Dawn Rich has produced short films (The High and The Mighty; Waiter Duty), and instructional and fundraising videos (SF SPCA; Brighthaven; Forgotten Felines). She plays a key role in bringing financial resources to the project, besides being the muse and making it all happen. She brings skills developed in her current position as Associate Director of Managed Care Marketing at Genentech, with a strong background in sales and marketing.  Dawn formerly held positions in other major pharmaceutical and biotech companies, including Amgen, Roxane Laboratories and Eli Lilly. Dawn earned her MBA in 2004 from the University of San Francisco and is a licensed registered pharmacist. She has several other scripts currently in development that she looks forward to bringing to life. Dawn’s IMDB Page.