A great crew is needed if the potential of any story is to be realized. We're so excited to have such hardworking and creative filmmakers attached to this project! Scroll to learn more about the crew that will make this film a reality.
Writer, Director, Producer
Nancy Menagh was born and raised in New York City, exposing her to a diversity of cultures and ideas. She is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she developed her artistic aesthetic by being afforded the opportunity to experiment with different genres. She spent a semester studying at FAMU International in Prague - widely considered one of the top film schools in the world - where her short film The Cigar Ring was shot on 35mm film stock.
Aside from her work as a writer and director, she has also had the chance to gain on-set experience working as an Assistant Director and Producer both in the United States and abroad. Nancy's last film, As It Seems, had a successful festival run, receiving several "Best Short Film" nominations, and earning Nancy the "Best Director of a Short Film" award from the Long Island International Film Expo.
Nancy is excited to get back on set with both new and familiar faces, including her friend and producing partner Heather Brittain O'Scanlon. Having previously directed Heather in As It Seems, Nancy is looking forward to now having the opportunity to work together as Co-Producers of Victim No. 6.
Heather Brittain O'Scanlon
Heather is an award-winning actor, producer and writer. She founded SOS Productions in 2013. After years of being on many film, television and commercial sets as an actor, Heather began producing some of her own projects. Among them was the award winning comedic short film House Broken, which Heather also co-wrote and starred in with Andy Peeke. It went on to play at numerous film festivals and win a number of awards (Gold Remi – WorldFest Houston 2016; Silver Award – LA Film Review 2016; Best Actress – Hang On To Your Shorts Film Festival 2017; Best Original Score – Long Island International Film Expo 2016). It was nominated for several as well, including Best Comedy at Madrid International Film Festival 2016, and Best Director of a Short – Golden Door Film Festival 2016 to name a few.
Following the success of House Broken, her film Lunch Thief, which Heather wrote and starred in, had its online premiere as “Daily Short Pick” with Film Shortage.
Heather is a member of SAG-AFTRA as well as New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT). She is Vice Chair of the board of directors for the Garden State Film Festival, New Jersey’s Premier Independent Film Festival.
Aram "Spike" Bauman
Director of Photography
Spike Bauman is very passionate about filmmaking in general, but cinematography really lights his fire. He’s been shooting for 15+ years on different digital formats for feature films, music videos, corporate videos, and commercials. His background is 3D and VFX, and he fell in love with cinematography as he started learning to compose shots in 3D. This led him to purchase his first video camera in order to do live action composites with.
His love for film flourished and he was able to create shorts that won Sci-Fi/Sundance channel's "Exposure" contest, and IFC channel's short film contest. He is the co-owner of Urban Mouse, a production company that has been together for 10 years and continues to grow.
James is very excited to be working with Nancy and Heather on Victim No. 6. James’ passion for production design stems from a fascination with the narrative quality of spaces, and working with a director to shape each story with its own unique universe.
James received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film and Television Production from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, in May of 2013. His production design credits include a variety of feature and short films that have screened at festivals worldwide including the Malibu Film Festival, Maui Film Festival, Houston Comedy Festival, Holly Shorts Festival, Cannes Film Festival, SXSW Film Festival, and Tribeca Film Festival. Most recently, James was honored the award for “Best Production Design” at the Canberra International Film Festival in Australia for the short film Behind the Wall. TV, print and commercial projects include clients such as Levi’s, Nordstrom, Estée Lauder, and networks such as TruTv, Investigation Discovery and MTV.
James lives in Brooklyn, NYC and works in film production throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Amanda Crout Carmona
From features, to commercials, shorts and even art and design shows, Amanda has worked on an array of projects as an independent production and wardrobe designer. As an FIT graduate, Amanda's excitement for design was solidified. She since has found joy in joining the media circuit as she assists in bringing written pieces to life as they go from concept to completion.
Amina is a phenomenal hair and makeup artist. Her calming personality and attention to detail makes her a favorite with anyone that sits in her chair.
Amina earned her accreditations from Empire Beauty School, which is regarded as one of New York's top beauty schools. She studied hair, makeup, nails, and the psychology of Beauty. Amina does cuts, color and styles all hair types, from long fine hair to thick short and curly, and is able to give clients exactly what they're looking for.
During the last 10 years, Amina has worked with various clients such as New York Life's corporate executives, ID models, Texture on the Runway, Broadway shows such as "The Lion King", The Carol King Musical “Beautiful,” “Ripcord,” “Airline Highway,” and “Amazing." Women’s Advertising CEO Louis Ernst and Brides-Conde` Nast Publisher are some of her other clients. She has also worked with some of New York top photographers including Rick Holder and Jason Weston.
For Amina, styling hair isn't just a job but a lifelong dream. Amina's motto, "Be the best at what you do and love doing it."
Marlene is a highly educated Makeup Artist who took her passion for beauty from a young age and turned it into a career. She is a graduate of Robert Fiance Makeup Academy with a certification in both Beauty and Special FX makeup. She has had continuous educational training from esteemed companies such as Christian Dior, Makeup Forever, Sephora, and Bobbi Brown. Marlene most frequently engages her artistry with wedding parties, on film sets and professional photoshoots.
Production Sound Mixer
José is a New York City-based filmmaker, a production sound mixer, and the Head of Production at Chapter Four, a full-service production company. He has recorded sound all around the world, from sound stages in New York City to remote locations like the deserts in West Pokot, Kenya. His work has been featured in the US and abroad, including film festivals and network television. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Technology from New York University.
James Newberry is an award winning film composer who has found work through numerous relationships with creative filmmakers and storytellers. His story-first filmmaking approach to scoring to picture has allowed him to work on features and Oscar-eligible short films that have reached top-tier film festivals around the world (Cannes, NYFF, Tribeca, and more).
James also composes as a part of Stenfert Charles, LLC with Saunder Jurriaans & Danny Bensi. He has written additional music on Netflix's Ozark, AMC's Fear the Walking Dead, and Sundance 2018's U.S. Grand Jury Prize winning feature documentary, Kailash, amongst others.
Alex grew up in Sacramento but moved to the East Coast when he was accepted into NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, from which he graduated in 2011. He has been actively working as editor since 2013, concentrating both on feature and short films. With a passion for allthings storytelling, he’s working on a screenplay which he hopes to produce and direct in the near future. Despite having met as undergrads, this will be the first collaboration between Alex and “Victim No. 6” director, Nancy Menagh.