CHANNELS – Full Cast & Crew

“CHANNELS” cast (in alphabetical order)

Frank Abbedessa (Maitre’ D)

Joan Van Ark  (Megan Phillips)

Ed Asner  (Packard)

Amber Barretto (Julianne)

Paul Brighton (Broadcast Guard #1)

Antonio D. Charity (Assistant Director)

Nat Christian (Black Racklin)

Dominick Clark (Location Manager)

Duane Conder (Camera Operator)

Kassi Crews (Broadcast Guard #3)

Mary K. DeVault (Lilly)

Andrew Duncan (Broadcast Guard #2)

Sean Freeman (Tom)

J. Corey Friedman (Locksmith)

Gil Glasgow (Bruckner)

Charlotte Goerges (Assistant)

Josh Greco (Crew Member #1)

Stephen Hudis (Camera Member #2)

Steve Humphreys (Broadcast Control Employee #2)

Chloe Hunter (Nicole)

Jennifer A. Jones (Leah)

John Kassir (Walter)

Ellyn Marcus Lindsay (Sophie)

Herb Linsey (Nick)

Taylor Negron (Niles)

Kim Oja (Katherine/Janet Goodwin)

Daryl Orenge (Valet #1)

Richard Partlow (Mr. Dellem)

Kristi Paul (Mrs. Dellem)

Herman Poppe (Uncle Albert)

Steve Rizzo (Broadcast Control Employee #1)

Cali Ross (Friend #1)

Aaron Sherry (Valet #2)

Christopher Shiffrin (Mr. Phillips)

Shirin Tataria (Waitress)

Holly (Bojangles)


Writer, Producer, Director – Nat Christian

Executive Producer – Ann Marcus

Director of Photography – Michael Hardwick

Digital Visual Effects – Duane Conder

Music – Rossano Galante

Production Design – Dolores Piazza

Editing – Nat Christian, Duane Conder

Costume Design – Karen Perry

Casting – Jean Scoccimarro, C.S.A.

Production Manager – Herb Linsey

Production Coordinator – Jennifer A. Jones

1st Assistant Director – Paul J.M. Bogh

2nd Assistant Director – Aaron Sherry

2nd 2nd Assistant Director – Jenna R. Yothers

Art Director – Scott M. Evans

Prop Master/Special Effects – Jason Thirlaway

Set Decorator – Susan Chun

Set Dresser/Food Stylist – Tamara Auerbach

Art Dept Assistant – Mike Armstrong

Greensman/Art Dept. Asst. – Elizabeth Callens

Art Dept Asst/Driver – John Acosta

Sound Mixer – Peter V. Meiselmann, C.A.S.

Boom Operators – Tom Caton, David Holmes, Mike Mesirow

Steadicam Operator – Nicolas Martin

Script Supervisor – Ron Bissland

Stills – Steve Dietl, Stephanie Moore

Safety Coordinator – Steve Rizzo

Animal Wranglers – Claire Dore, John Ortbals

Location Scout – Dominick Clark

Assistant Camera – Nicole Danyluck Thompson

Assistant Camera – Ashley Carpenter

Assistant Aerial Camera – Christopher Ferguson

Gaffer – Jose Aguirre

Best Boy Electric – Jason Goodell

Electricians – Christopher Ferguson, Sean P. Neelon, Erica Kim, Jason Webster

Set Lighting Tech – Jason Sachse

Key Grip – Jacob Romero

Best Boy Grip – Sergio A. Villegas

Grip – Joe R. Crowder

Costume Design Consultant – Betty Fenner-Davis

Set Costumers – Janelle Nicole Carothers, Mina Amirzai

Key Make-Up & Hair – Stephanie Kae Panek

Make-Up & Hair – Vanessa Cartier

Security – Bravo Security

Transportation Coordinator – Bobby Havens

Transportation Captains – Ramjasha Rhodes, Paul Gebeau, J.C. Campanella, Stephen Hudis

Drivers – Joseph M. Chiechi, T.A. Mitchell, Jeremy Perrett

Casting Assistant – Mary K. DeVault

Production Assistants – Matthew Chevlen, Dylan Halacy, Dennis Marrell, Sheryl Watkins

Extras Casting – A.B. Casting, LLC , Joe Guinan

Cameras – Dalsa Digital Cinema

HD Playback – Dalsa Digital Cinema

HD Screening Facility – Dalsa Digital Cinema

Catering – Impeccable Taste Catering, Diane Timmons, Brown Bag Catering

Craft Service – Steve Piro

Grip/Electric – Hollywood Rentals

Dolly – J.L. Fisher

Helicopter – Group 3 Aviation

Camera Car – The Shotmaker Company, Lyle Christensen, Leo Landa

Production Vehicles – Galpin Studio Rentals, Avon

Walkie Talkies – Coffey Sound

Tents & Heaters – 24/7

Payroll Services – Payday Enterprises, Inc.

Insurance – Signature Entertainment

Financial Services – City National Bank, Rhoda Rieger, Randy Manning

IT & Technical Services – DWD Networks

Colorist / Compositing & Titles – CondorMedia

Graphic Designs – Jennifer Conder

Post Production Sound Facilities – SPG Studios

Sound Design, Sound Editorial  & ADR Recording – Alfonso Calvo

Sound Mixer – Alfonso Calvo

Foley Facilities – Sonidos de Santiago

Foley Recording & Foley Mixer – Santiago de la Cruz

Foley Artist – Pablo Pinochet

ADR Talent – Alex Cobo, Eleanore Davis, Ann Marcus, Daryl Orenge, Jenny Perez

TV Stock Footage provided by  Thought Equity

Stock Footage Consultant – Jay Kennedy

Old Movie Stock Footage – Desert Island Films;  Marc Berlin

Still Photo Stock Footage – JupiterImages Corporation, Laura Laszlo, Marla Else, Creatas Images, Brand X Pictures.

Music Clearance – The Music Bridge, LLC;  David Powell

Music Supervision – El-A Records, Inc.,  Eleanore Davis


“You Make Me Feel Alive”
Lyrics by Nat Christian; Music by Daryl Orenge & Cynthia Hasson
Vocals: Cynthia Hasson
Produced at Procrastinato Studios

“Midnight Train to Georgia”
Lyrics and Music by Jim Weatherly
Vocals: Kym  Foley
Produced by Stoney Dixon at El-A Records, Inc

“Spanish Guitar Nocturna”
Written and performed by
Andrew Starbuck Duncan

“Private School”
Music, Lyrics and Vocals by Daryl Orenge
Produced at Procrastinato Studios

Special Thanks To…

Bill Lindsay

Ellyn Marcus Lindsay

Tracy Roberts

Natalie Mares for her Staged Readings

Cristina Duncan

Dalsa Digital Cinema

Bobby DaSilva

Gary Van Fleet

Lisa Sotolongo

Josh Greco

SPG Studios; Laura, Madeline, Helgar, and all the staff

Anthony Valero

Eleanore Davis

Christal Lalla

Adopt-A-Chow, LA

Hollywood Rentals

Eric Hall

Luis Flores

Tom Walsh

Kelly Rubin

Toly Ramirez, stock music

Sound City Center, Tom Skeeter

Frank & Dean’s Supper Club

Norman Karlin

Film LA, Inc.

Griffith Park

The City Of Malibu

Sepulveda United Methodist Church

All of our Atmosphere Actors