Meet the director Charlie Chappell

Charlie Chappell is a filmmaker, actor, writer, photographer and aspiring human being. 

He has shaped a well rounded competence in his artistic exploration. In addition to directing, he has worked as an editor, a producer, a graphic designer, a fashion photographer, a cinematographer, and on numerous films including the documentary Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show.  Most recently he produced a series of web pilots, MATCH, with and has been acting more often with  a run of Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis in Los Angeles as well as Ambrogio, a short film written and directed by long time collaborator, Drew Suppa. Charlie is proud to have been with the Colaborator team throughout the production of MATCH and to have been part of this wonderful series.

Meet the writer Shane Perez

Shane Perez is a born and bred New Yorker who currently splits his time between the U.S. and Ireland. To date he has written over twenty screenplays. The crime drama “Men of Means” was produced by Saban International/Blockbuster Entertainment and released in 1999, and several other scripts have been sold or optioned. Shane has been a finalist in numerous competitions and award schemes including the prestigious Walt Disney Studios’ Writing Fellowship and Sundance Screenwriters Lab. “Hurricane Allie,” a romantic comedy, was a past winner of the Fade In/Writers Network Screenplay Competition. The war drama “Blood & Sand” was the Best Screenplay winner at the 2009 London Independent Film Festival and was subsequently chosen for the prestigious eQuinoxe Germany screenwriting workshop.  His short film “Choices” (writer & director) made its festival debut at the 2011 Galway Film Fleadh, and Shane was also a participant in the Fleadh Pitching Awards with his project “Dooley,” which chronicles a 1959 jailbreak from England’s notorious Wakefield Prison in which Shane’s mother was key player.

Shane has established himself as a respected script editor/reader in both the U.S. and Europe and has done extensive consultant work with the Irish Film Board, the state sponsored film body. He has also worked as a journalist, serving as the Dublin Entertainment Correspondent for Daily Ireland.

Shane holds an MA in Screenwriting from the Huston Film School, National University of Ireland, Galway and was a recipient of the school’s Pat Sheeran Scholarship to attend the UCLA professional writers’ program. Shane is currently a part-time lecturer and thesis mentor for the MA Screenwriting Program at the Huston School, as well as a lecturer on the undergraduate screenwriting module for NUIG’s BA Creative Writing Program.

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Andres Faucher

Steve Deegan

Andres is very proud to be a part of MATCH in the role of STEVE DEEGAN. He is known for his role as MANOLO on Mad Men and also recently played DON HIRXEL in David O’Russell’s upcoming AMERICAN HUSTLE. He will also be appearing in a lead role in Jose Luis Cortes’ indie film THE BOHEMIANS, the hipster opera based on Puccini’s La Boheme. Recently he also starred in FOR SPACIOUS SKY, READY TO TALK and THE WAY OF LOVE.

Andres attended the Neighborhood Playhouse Acting conservatory and then continued to study privately with the playhouse acting teachers: Richard Pinter, Ron Stetson and Gary Kingston while performing on stage. After mastering Meisner’s work, Andres continued his studies by delving into Strasberg’s work with David Gideon, culminating with an M.F.A. from The New School University and leading roles in the feature films: DESTINATION UNKNOWN and AMERICAN REUNION. Currently Andres continues his studies with Julie Ariola.

Upon graduation from the New School University, Mr. Faucher partnered with his mentor, David Gideon, the former Director of The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, to form Lobo Theatre Corp a not-for-profit corporation based in New York City. As the Artistic Director of LTC Andrés Produced and acted in ORPHANS and produced SPRING STORM to high critical acclaim, proving that the approach taught by the Moscow Art Theatre and developed by the Group Theatre was just as valid now as it was then.

Andres directed and produced the feature documentary THE LEGACY (Winner of the Best Documentary Feature at the Palm Beach Film Festival) and co-wrote, directed and produced the narrative short EL PASAJERO, which has won 8 International awards to date and has pre-qualified for Oscar Nomination.

Andres also served on the permanent board of trustees of the Inter-American Cultural Development Foundation.

He was born in Caracas, Venezuela and grew up in Washington D.C

Erin Breen

Detective Reynolds

Erin was born in Chicago, IL but now resides in NeverLand, more commonly known as Los Angeles. She has starred in various independent films and TV shows with the most recent including “The Playboy Club” and “Devil in My Ride”. She has also appeared in several national commercials for products like Buick and Budweiser. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Civil Engineering. She continues to nurture her left-side brain by freelancing as a hydraulic engineer. The right-side is reserved for her acting work and creative studies, which she has achieved through Second City Chicago, iO, Groundlings, UCB, The Acting Studio, and Lesly Kahn.

Erin is a part of the Chicago-based sketch comedy group (long pause), performing live multi-media shows. For the winter, she is gearing up to work on the web series “DECLASSIFIED”. Erin is thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with the exceptionally talented cast and crew from “MATCH”!

Ricco Ross

Detective Purcell

Ricco, born in Chicago, Il, has 5 brothers and 5 sisters. He began acting in high school, received a BA in Theatre from Florida Atlantic University, then earned a fellowship and received an MFA from UCLA where his career began to develop.

His first TV roles were a small reoccurring part on the Young and the Restless, then a reoccurring guest star on the hit series Hill Street Blues. He played Private Frost in Aliens, and has appeared in Mission Impossible, Fierce Creatures, Death Wish 3, Spies Like Us, The Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission and the Emmy winning Displaced Person.

During the mid 1980s – 1990s, he lived and worked in the United Kingdom, leading to guest appearances on Doctor Who (“The Greatest Show in the Galaxy”), The Bill, reoccurring on Jeeves and Wooster, and was the lead in the TV series West Beach and Magic. In Hollywood Ross, has starred in Wes Craven’s Wishmaster, Nate and the Colonel as Nate, Hayabusa opposite Ken Watanabe and many more films. His TV roles span from guest stars on ER, Babylon 5, Beverly Hills 90210, and reoccurred on J.A.G. and The Practice, to name a few. More recently, Ross starred in the features Foreclosed and Dark Raising and in 2014 will appear in Hidden In The Woods, Opening Night, Story Of Eva, and the web series Armed Response, Capers and of course Match’s “Secret Lives”.

Omid Zader


Omid has been in the industry for the last seven years and is a working stuntman and actor of Persian decent. He has had many appearances in popular films such as Argo, Star Trek Into Darkness and Zero Dark Thirty and has also starred in television shows such as Sons of Anarchy, CSI, and Bones just to name a few.

Vivan Dugré


Vivan is an actress and producer, known for According to Greta (2009), Kabluey (2007) and Fitz and Slade (2013)

Produced By

Andres Faucher - executive producer
Kevin Allen Jackson - executive producer
Jake Eberle - producer
Wes Chappell - co-producer 
Banks Boutte - co-producer
M. Vanessa Coto - line producer 
Cleo Valente - producer

Cinematography by

King J. Greenspon

Production Design by

Nathaly Cordova-Lopez

Art Direction by

Eric Tabor

Makeup Department

Carleigh Herbert - make-up and hair
Adrienne Lynn - make-up and hair
Judy Staats - assistant makeup artist

Set Decoration by

Nathalie Ruiz

Second Unit Direction

Joshua Lou Friedman - first assistant director

Art Department

Stephanie Andaes - intern art department
Peter Mercado - intern art department
Joel Rios - construction coordinator
Myke Toman - intern art department

Sound Department

Chris Buch - sound mixer
Jacob Voelzke - boom operator


Josh Tessier - assistant stunt coordinator / stunt coordinator
Omid Zader - stunt coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Rachel Derosa - wardrobe

Interactive Team

Executive Producer: Kevin Allen Jackson

Sr. Associate Producer: Alex Kruse

Associate Producer: Jessica Van den Ancker

Associate Producer: Maureen McGuirk


Zach Murphy, Kate Colvin, Kalissa Mullis, Maya Bolden, Aimee Lacasse, Sharon Liu, Molly Bilinski, Courtney Botelho, Natasha Desai, Shelby Dollar, Tracy Egbas, John Johnson, Rory King, Wen Lui, Lisa Rogolsky, Anna Zabiega

Additional Website Development: Lucy Manda

Game Developers: Lucy Manda and Bryce Pelletier

Graphic Design: Wes Chappell

Episode details

Runtime: 6 min

Released: 2015

Shot on location: Biltmore Hotel and Evidence Film Studios in Los Angeles, CA

Written by: Shane Perez

Directed by: Charlie Chappell

Executive Producer: Andres Faucher
Executive Producer: Kevin Allen Jackson
Co-Executive Producer: Jake Eberle
Producer: Cleo Valente
Co-Producers: Wes ChappellBanks Boutté
Line Producer: Vanessa Coto

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An enigmatic stranger checks into a Washington hotel and soon finds himself having to turn the tables on an armed assailant. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does this man truly have something to hide?