CREW BIO

Director & Writer – EMILY DELL
Producer – ELIZABETH DELL
Director of Photography – ALAN CAUDILLO
Composer – GREG REEVES
Casting Director – EMILY SCHWEBER

Director & Writer – EMILY DELL

Emily Dell is the Writer & Director of the feature film, B-GIRL, and the award-winning short film of the same name.  B-GIRL is her first feature film.  

Her short film, B-GIRL, screened at more than twenty-five festivals around the world, including Raindance in London, ShortsFest in Los Angeles, and Hip-Hop Odyssey in New York City (where it won the Audience Award).   It screened alongside works by Sophia Coppola and Niki Caro at the 2006 American Cinematheque’s “Focus on Female Directors” Event.

Emily was awarded the 2006 Writer’s Arc Fellowship for screenwriting, an elite fellowship aimed at supporting and promoting fresh voices in the entertainment industry.  

Since completing B-GIRL (the short film) Emily has written & directed several short films and corporate pieces.   All of these films were completed with her filmmaking partner and sister, Elizabeth Dell.  Emily has been a guest lecturer at Fresno Pacific University and one of her films, FOR AN EYE, is currently used as teaching materials for college courses at Laney College in Oakland, CA.  

Emily studied filmmaking at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and finished her education at the University of California, Berkeley, with majors in both Neurobiology and Third World Literature.  Some of Ms. Dell’s previous films include MARATHON, set within the Los Angeles Marathon, and ELEGANT VIOLENCE, a documentary about the Cal Women’s Rugby Team.  


Producer – ELIZABETH DELL

Elizabeth Dell most recently produced B-GIRL, a narrative feature film about a female breakdancer, which is completing post-production.  She has also produced numerous award-winning short films with her director/writer partner (and sister) Emily Dell. Prior to focusing on film producing, she was involved in marketing and consulting around improving health care quality.  Elizabeth has an extensive background in science and healthcare with an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Amherst College and a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley.  


Director of Photography – ALAN CAUDILLO

Los Angeles based Cinematographer Alan Caudillo graduated from the University of Colorado in 1991, deeply inspired by his study under Avant-Garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage.  He photographed his first feature film THE SHOT, directed by Dan Bell, in 1994.  Alan has since photographed numerous features, commercials, music videos, documentaries, and television shows, including projects for National Geographic and the Discovery Channel, MTV, as well as episodes of “The West Wing,” and the most recent film by director Henry Jaglom. Alan is currently in pre-production on THE MAYOR OF ARVIN for director Sergio Arau.


Composer – GREG REEVES

Composer Greg Reeves (a.k.a. Cordovan), is a Los Angeles-based composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, creating a wide range of music for film, TV, commercials and interactive. Cordovan original artist tracks are released internationally on a variety of record labels.

Reeves’ experience as a studio and live musician found him over the years logging in time in rock, jazz, reggae, country, pop, folk, punk, electronic, hip-hop and ambient styles. Soaking it all in, Reeves now composes and produces a huge array of genres, and unique hybrids, using today’s studio technology to full effect. He has composed music for Universal, Fox, A&E, Fuel TV, MTV and others, ranging from indie rock to acoustic folk to hip-hop, all rendered with complete authenticity.  Reeves’ music can be heard on TV shows like “Pimp My Ride,” “American Idol,” “Amazing Race” and more.

Commercial work includes Nike, Converse, Mastercard, Miller, Chevy, Land Rover, Coke and too many others to list. Reeves’ original tracks as Cordovan appear on many releases alongside artists like Thievery Corporation, Brazilian Girls, Norah Jones, Tosca, Greyboy and others. Cordovan remixes include Bob Marley (for the first official Bob Marley remix project sanctioned by the Marley estate), Sarah Vaughan and others. These originals and remixes can also be found in the forward-thinking radio playlists of stations like KCRW and BBC-1.

As a session musician, studio collaborator and live bassist, Reeves has worked with a diverse roster of artists, including Jeff Trott (Sheryl Crow), Keith LeBlanc (Sugarhill Gang), Miguel Migs, Bird York, James Hardway, Dead Kennedys, Zen/The Visionaries, to name just a few.


Casting Director  EMILY SCHWEBER

Emily Schweber has been casting for almost twenty years. She was trained by Mali Finn, one of the best-respected casting directors in the business, for ten years. During this time she worked with such directors as James Cameron, Curtis Hanson, Joel Schumacher, Frank Darabont, Larry and Andy Wachowski, Brian DePalma, and Steven Shainberg. Together, she and Mali cast TIGERLAND, THE WOOD, and JOYRIDE.

Emily has established a reputation as one of the top indie casting directors. Her credits include SECOND HAND LIONS, Billy Bob Thornton’s DADDY AND THEM and Gregory Nava’s award winning PBS series, “American Family.” Some of the films she’s cast have appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, including, THE UNITED STATES OF LELAND, BOOKIES, CHRYSTAL, STEEL CITY, RIGHT AT YOUR DOOR, and THE GO-GETTER. THE DOG PROBLEM premiered at the 2006 Toronto Film Festival, and BORDERTOWN at the 2006 Berlin Film Festival.

“I love the creative input I can contribute to the director and producers. It’s a thrill to bring talent to a small film and even a bigger thrill to discover new talent.”

Recent projects include THE OTHER END OF THE LINE, a romantic comedy for Hyde Park Entertainment, and THE THACKER CASE, courtroom drama based on a real case, for director Brian Jun.

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