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 Colaborator.com 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.
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.
Steve DeeganAndres 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.
Detective ReynoldsErin 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.
Detective PurcellRicco, 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.
BanluckOmid 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.
TaliaVivan is an actress and producer, known for According to Greta (2009), Kabluey (2007) and Fitz and Slade (2013)
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
Joshua Lou Friedman - first assistant director
Rachel Derosa - wardrobe
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
Runtime: 6 min
Shot on location: Biltmore Hotel and Evidence Film Studios in Los Angeles, CA
Written by: Shane Perez
Directed by: Charlie Chappell
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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?