Phil Garrett - Producer

As a filmmaker, he has worked in narrative, documentary, animation, commercials, motion graphics, and visual effects. Phil has worked on projects ranging in size from large studio animated films to small, experimental works. Phil's theatre work ranges from assistant directing full-length plays and musicals, to directing, performance documentation, production support, performing with New York theatre company The Builders Association, and writing/directing/devising experimental/intermedial theatre/live cinema projects.

Dino Tripodis - Producer/Writer

Dino Tripodis is a producer, writer, actor and owner of NEVER THE LUCK PRODUCTIONS. 

While  "luck" is in the name, he banks more on the skill, talent and quality of work the people he makes movies with possess.  That's evident in NEVER THE LUCK'S previous efforts which include the festival award winning feature film, MINUS ONE, and other film projects that include THE FUNNY MAN, SOUTH 40, ERODED, and the Emmy award winning NITE OWL THEATER. 

Gil Whitney - Cinematographer/Producer


Gil brings his talents and unique visual style to THE STREET WHERE WE LIVE. He has worked on many independent short films and features and was recently nominated for 2016 NATAS Emmy for cinematography for this work on the short film Olsky. Gil is also known for his award-winning cinematography on the short films Measured Sacrifice and The Fixer, which was broadcast on the Independent Film Channel.  Gil has been the director of photography for the Emmy award winning TV show Nite Owl Theatre since 2013.

 Alexis Schuknecht - Production Design


Alexis is a production designer from Michigan currently residing in Ohio. Her life in the Midwest has helped form her curiosity and love of people. From her affinity for having deep conversations with her Uber drivers to her work in film, she is constantly striving to understand humanity. She is also passionate about snacks.  @alexis_schuksnack 

Naomi Rossman - Editor/Colorist


Naomi is a Columbus based editor who has brought her creative energies to THE STREET WHERE WE LIVE.  As a graduate of the CCAD Cinema program, she has worked on everything from music videos, broadcast, corparate videos, short films and feature films.

John Whitney - Director/Writer/Producer

Originally from Dayton, Ohio, John has been at the helm of music videos, commercials, short and feature films. He has directed the short films, Eroded, Measured Sacrifice, A Family Matter, and The Mission. Two of his films, “A Passion for Filmmaking” and “The Fixer”, aired on the Independent Film Channel as part of their original series, IFC Media Lab.

Robin Gulcher - Sound Deign


Robin currently resides in Columbus, Ohio. He provides sound design, mixing, and

recording services for Advertising Agencies, Film/Video production companies, Publishing

Companies, Independent Filmmakers, and Corporate clients. He has also been the

production sound mixer for countless commercial and film shoots over the years.

Jósep Gíslason - Composer


Born in Iceland and lives in Iceland. He has worked with several musicians in all kinds of music genres. He has published two CD's, Karnival skugganna and Mánagull which is a relaxing music for babies. He has done music for occasional short movies and several videos.