Meet the time-traveling cast and crew behind Reversal.
Michael Lippert (writer/director)
Michael Lippert lives in Chicago, Illinois with his wife Kate, and their dog Duke. Michael is an award-winning editor and director, and has worked on several major commercial campaigns at Cutters Studios, as well as multiple documentary and narrative films. His web series, Funemployed, won the 2012 Chicago Pilot Competition, and has been viewed by thousands of subscribers since 2009. His next project, Miriam's Going to Mars, is currently in post production.
Adina Kwasigroch (co-producer)
Adina has worked for years in the Chicago film and commercial industry. Her credits include the web series Funemployed and the recent Ky Dickens documentary Zero Weeks. She has also been a board member of Women in Film.
Brittany Wagner (co-producer)
Originally from Cincinnati, Brittany is also no stranger to the Chicago commercial industry. She has also been a board member of Women in Film, and recently produced our next film, Miriam's Going to Mars, due out late 2016.
Brett Sechrist (co-producer)
Brett got his start in feature and television development, where he saw the beginnings of Smallville, One Tree HIll, and Terminator: Salvation. He currently lives in Chicago and works in the commercial industry.
Manuel Perez Pena (production designer)
Manuel is a man of many talents, having worked on numerous features and shorts. His credits include Family Weekend, Midnight Sun, and Before the Dark, as well as the upcoming short, Miriam's Going to Mars.
Austin Rink (director of photography)
Currently, Austin works at Grainger creating content as a videographer and editor for their digital advertising campaigns. He just completed production on Miriam's Going to Mars.
Bill McGough (Frank)
Bill is known best for Let's Go to Prison, The Fence, and Peoria Babylon. He has been married to Donna McGough since 1999, and can be seen regularly onstage, performing with the prolific theater company, The Hypocrites.
Donna Steele (Emma)
Donna is also an actor living in Chicago, and can most recently be seen in the SXSW critical darling, Uncle John. She is also a founding member of the Steele Beam Theater Company.
Dave Steiger (Tom/Killer)
Dave has performed on a number of Chicago stages and screens. He has worked with Michael Shannon at the famous Red Orchid theater, and can be seen in Chicago Fire, Grafito, and Body(s), to name a few.
Tyler Smith (Young Frank)
A veteran of the improv scene in Chicago, Tyler found his roots with the popular comedy troupe, Claymore, and went on to produce, write, and act in several shorts. He can also be seen on Showtime's Shameless, and his recent award-winning short, Goodnight Jeffrey, has been playing at festivals across the country.
Karisa Bruin (Young Emma)
Also a seasoned member of the improv community, Karisa can be seen regularly onstage at Chicago's famous iO Theater. She is also a writer and director. She most recently wrote Broke Juke, and wrote and directed the upcoming Uber-Ex.