About The Filmmakers

Noah Emmerich, starring as Ernst Cahn (crop)
Noah Emmerich

Noah Emmerich is an American actor and director who is best known for his roles in films such as BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, THE TRUMAN SHOW, FREQUENCY, MIRACLE, LITTLE CHILDREN, and SUPER 8.

From 2013 to 2018 he starred as FBI agent Stan Beeman on the FX series THE AMERICANS, for which he won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2019.  Recent work includes films THE GOOD NURSE and THE SPY, and the TV comedy SPACE FORCE.

Starring Derek deLint (square photo)
Derek de Lint

Derek de Lint is an award-winning Dutch actor and film director with a successful career in both Dutch- and English-language films. He was introduced to international audiences with his role as Alex in the Paul Verhoeven classic SOLDIER OF ORANGE alongside Rutger Hauer and Jeroen Krabbé, and has since appeared in over a hundred films and TV shows worldwide. 

Feature credits include THE UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING, THREE MEN AND A BABY, DEEP IMPACT, and BLACK BOOK.  On television, he’s starred in hits such as TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN, THE L WORD, NCIS, and POLTERGEIST: THE LEGACY as Derek Rayne.

Robert Moniot, Director (square photo)
Writer / Director / Producer
Robert Moniot

Robert Moniot (pronounced Mon-Yo) is a writer/director/producer based in Los Angeles but currently living abroad with his U.S. diplomat wife and three Diplo-kids. 

His first short film, THE DANCING COW, was purchased by Steven Spielberg. Moniot’s second short (and directorial debut), the satire PEARL HARBOR II: PEARLMAGEDDON, had its world premiere at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival and was purchased by HBO. His first feature screenplay, ARMAGEDDAGAIN, was optioned by New Line Cinema.

After leaving the business for an extended stint as a stay-at-home-dad, Moniot is currently developing THE BERLIN GAME, a WWII actioner about Bond creator Ian Fleming; BUCKINGHAM BOYS, a heist comedy; and SEVEN DAYS OF THE DRAGON, a cyber-attack thriller.

Greg Malone, Producer (square photo)
Greg Malone

Greg Malone is a producer based in Indianapolis.  He has led Road Pictures for nearly 30 years, creating branded content for a wide variety of local, regional and national clients.  Non-commercial projects include the Sundance-premiered movie MADISON; the Farrelly Brothers Roku Series THE NOW; a series of Pandemic response films penned by major writers sponsored by THE NEW HARMONY PROJECT; and multiple films spotlighting the best annual historic restoration of a building for Indiana Landmarks.  He has filmed in 40 states and 6 countries.

Greg is a movie fanatic who is still in theatres every week with his lovely wife Kathryn Kelley and father of three.

Gregor Wilson, Producer (square photo)
Gregor Wilson

Gregor Wilson has spent nearly thirty years working on film and television productions, initially in the art department, then finance, and finally in production management and co-producing studio projects. His many credits include Denis Villeneuve’s PRISONERS, Quentin Tarantino’s INGLORIOUS BASTERDS, and Zach Snyder’s JUSTICE LEAGUE.

Wilson’s directorial effort, the 2019 short BEWILDERED, won awards at film festivals worldwide and is currently being developed into a feature film with The Wolper Organization.

SanFu Maltha, Producer (square photo)
San Fu Maltha

San Fu Maltha is an award-winning Dutch film producer and film distributor. He founded the production company Fu Works and he co-founded film distributor A-Film.

His over 70 projects include ALBERTA, PHILEINE SAYS SORRY, BLACK BOOK, SÜSKIN, and WINTER IN WARTIME, based on the novel by Jan Terlouw.

Two of his films made the shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film segment of the Academy Awards: BLACK BOOK and WINTER IN WARTIME. Both were bought by Sony Classics in the United States.

James Timperman, Cinematographer, The Ice Cream Man movie (square photo)
James Timperman

At age 11, Jim Timperman discovered his life calling while watching a movie at the Indiana theater in Bloomington. But being unable to procure a Spaceship or a Wookie co-pilot, he decided to go with his fallback career: Cinematography.

Timperman has shot hundreds of commercials and over 40 feature films.  Recent projects include the award-winning indie feature DEAD DRAW, SXSW contender MS. WHITE LIGHT, and the senatorial ad campaign for former astronaut Mark Kelly.  Shooting in a studio or on location in cities as far flung as London, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Florence, Prague, Warsaw, Mumbai, Tokyo, Lima, and most recently in Amsterdam shooting plates for THE ICE CREAM MAN, Timperman’s work has won multiple awards at film festivals and in the ad agency world.

Nami Melumad, Composer, The Ice Cream Man movie
Nami Melumad

Nami Melumad is a Los Angeles-based Israeli-Dutch composer, whose scoring credits include over 130 projects in a wide range of genres.

Melumad is best known for her work on Paramount+’s series, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: PRODIGY, Marvel’s THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER, the HBO Max film AN AMERICAN PICKLE, the Amazon TV series ABSENTIA, and the virtual reality video game MEDAL OF HONOR: ABOVE AND BEYOND.

She is the first woman to score an episode in the Star Trek franchise, and won several awards for her work including The Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL) Awards David Raksin Award for Emerging Talent, the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for PASSAGE, Best Short Score at Fimucité, and The Marshall Hawkins Award-Best Original Score at Idyllwild Festival of Cinema.  Her score for OVER THE WALL earned her a nomination at the XIV Jerry Goldsmith Awards.


Patrice Jennings-Rado, Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Patrice Jennings-Rado

Patrice Jennings-Rado career has spanned over two decades in Hollywood as a producer, consultant, talent coordinator. Her acting/voiceover career started at age 5 in numerous commercials, television productions and films such as ACCIDENTALLY IN LOVE, BEVERLY HILLS 90210, GROWING PAINS, WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU, SOCIETY, and HEAD OF THE CLASS. She has worked closely with writer/director Rob Moniot as a consultant and executive since 1997 developing content and overseeing Big Picture’s Commercial, EPK and Trailer Division. Patrice has done interviews for Red Carpet, EPK and numerous outlets throughout her production/media career. She has even done Media Training, coaching actors for their EPK and Red Carpet interviews.

In her spare time she is an avid equestrian and owner of several international level horses.

Lisa Smedley-Calderone, Costume Designer (square photo)
Costume Designer
Lisa Smedley-Calderon

Lisa Smedley-Calderon, Costume Designer and Fashion Stylist, has built an impressive reputation from styling, creating images for legendary celebrities, to creating characters for commercials, TV series and movies. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, it was her move to California that propelled a whirlwind of working with some of the greatest artists in the entertainment industry. Lisa became known for cultivating styles unique to each clients’ personality while adding a hint of her own quirks. Her acute attention to detail marks her signature touch.

While completing her studies in Fashion Merchandising, Lisa became a fashion consultant for Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills. While at Saks Fifth, she was referred to the Crystal Agency and began assistant styling and later styling independently as one of the most sought after fashion stylists and is presently working in movies and TV series. Lisa has styled for artists such as Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Bobby Brown, Boyz II Men, and Color Me Badd, as well as award shows such as the Grammy’s, American Music Awards, Billboard and MTV Awards. Lisa has evolved in her career as a costume designer on movies and TV series such as KENT STATE, BLACK ADAM, JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, and SHAFT.

Now with over 20 years of experience in the film and TV industry, Lisa continues to have the same drive and passion she did 20 years ago. When not on a project, Lisa likes to read, travel, and spend time with family.

Todd Sheridan Perry, VFX Supervisor (square photo)
Visual Effects Supervisor
Todd Sheridan Perry

Todd Sheridan Perry is a classically trained artist and a traditional and digital animator. His diverse background in film, television and video games has led him to play key roles in projects ranging from LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS to recent blockbusters, including AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, BLACK PANTHER, and DOCTOR STRANGE.

He is currently working on the TV hit FOR ALL MANKIND. Perry won an Emmy for his work on the mini-series THE TRIANGLE, while working with Award-winning supervisors Volker Engel and Marc Weigert. He was also nominated for a Visual Effects Society Award for THE KITE RUNNER while working with CafeFX.

Perry writes for both Animation Magazine and Digital Media Net, reviewing software and hardware used in the visual effects industry. He received his BFA at Pacific Lutheran University with an emphasis in 2-dimensional media, which included illustration, painting, photography, and digital media. He resides in Seattle, WA focusing on writing and developing film projects while making frequent trips to his other residence in Venice, CA, to consult on visual effects projects.

Jennifer Haire, Line Producer (square photo)
Line Producer
Jennifer Haire

Jennifer A. Haire is a Line Producer and DGA Production Manager with professional feature film and television experience since 1999.  Her work includes domestic and international productions with budgets ranging from $300K to over $150M.  A proud “Fighting Pickle” and graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Jennifer has been actively involved in professional industry organizations serving on the Board of Directors for IATSE Local 871 and the Producers Guild of America.

Jennifer has created film and TV production training workshops designed for entry level jobs up to showrunner, as well as provided production safety and risk management education to PGA producing team members.  Most recently she co-authored, “Keys to the Production Office,” the first ever film & television production handbook written about the production office and for the role of the Office Production Assistant.

Amy Pauszek, Co-Producer
Amy Pauszek

Amy Pauszek is an award-winning film producer and a true lover of indie film. She has been a key producer and publicist for several feature films, shorts, TV, and commercials.

Film Producer, Social Media/Marketing Entrepreneur, and Scouting/Casting Associate for Talent Fusion Modeling Agency based in Indianapolis, IN. Amy’s dedication to independent cinema also includes working PR/Social Media with renowned film festivals and Broadway productions. She is a Heartland International Film Festival Board Member, President’s Award Winner and a Truly Moving Pictures Juror.

Amy Pauszek is the Society Editor for Sophisticated Living magazine and provides still photography for many local and syndicated film and television productions. An advocate for Jewish rights and education, Amy is passionate about “The Ice Cream Man” film’s powerful message and story.

Jo Throckmorton, Co-Producer
Jo Throckmorton

Jo Throckmorton is a film producer and DGA Assistant Director based in Bloomington, Indiana.  He produced his first full-length feature in 1995 (“SUSPICIONS”) and received a national distribution deal (long before streaming services!). Jo ran a large media production company in Indianapolis for 10 years and then started Blue Ace Media in 2006, which produces films, commercials, TV programming, and documentaries. Jo has been nominated several times and won Emmy Awards for his work.  His latest documentary, “OVER THERE,” was broadcast by every station in the Indiana Public Broadcasting Network. Jo will begin production on his next full-length feature film, written by Angelo Pizzo (“HOOSIERS” and “RUDY”) in the fall of 2024, with a worldwide release in the spring of 2025. Jo has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Directing by the DGA and continues to be in high demand as a 1st AD on TV commercials throughout the United States.