2016-2017 Editorial Staff & Production Team
Angel Chen – Performance Art Editor
Angel was born in Taiwan and moved to Los Angeles when she was twelve. She developed her passion for performance art after she played the role as an angel in her kindergarten Christmas play. She will continue to make short documentaries and venture into multimedia platform. Angel spends her free time petting animals, designing costumes and illustrating fashion drawings.
Ashley Eady – Managing Editor, Music Editor
Ashley is putting her music degree to good use by writing and podcasting about music. She loves radio, reviewing live shows, and is interested in the intersection of art and technology. She is fluent in French and has a soft spot in her heart for baby animals.
Bianca Richter – Webmaster
Bianca is a Los Angeles native, living in Pasadena, CA. She loves musicals, historic architecture, and most things Disney.
Brian Marks – Film & Television Editor, Copy Editor
Brian is a journalist and critic. Originally from Indiana, Brian spends his free time catching up on new TV and classic films. He is interested in the evolution of television and the future of film preservation. His film and television writing is collected at In Praise of Cinema.
Didi Beck – Co-Creative Director
Didi grew up in Jamaica. She explores culture and tells ghost stories. And she wants to hear yours.
Haley Ray – Video Editor
Haley is a native North Carolinian and documentarian, with an interest in film and visual storytelling. She loves running and drinking unnecessary amounts of coffee.
Hannah Deitch – Editor-in-Chief
Hannah is a writer and critic covering film, television, and literature. She is an Atlanta native who spent the last five years in NY making films and writing fiction.
Jamie Carragher – Text Editor
Jamie writes about music, theatre, TV and comedy. Jamie has a way with words but sometimes they have their way with him.
Paola Mardo – Creative Producer
Paola is a journalist and audio producer making stuff about film, race and culture. In a previous life, she worked on publicity, digital and marketing campaigns for film companies including Annapurna Pictures and Sony Pictures. Her work can be found at Film School Rejects, F This Weekly and paolamardo.com.
Samanta Helou – Co-Creative Director and Culture Editor
Photos by Samanta Helou