Filmmakers 2018-07-20T04:32:51+00:00

Writer, Director, Producer

Allen Wolf
Allen WolfWriter, Director, Producer

Allen is an award-winning filmmaker, novelist, and board game creator. His creative work has been experienced by millions of people all over the world.

Allen is passionate about telling stories through film.
  • Allen graduated from New York University’s film school at the top of his class.
  • His senior thesis film was a finalist for the Student Academy Awards.
  • Allen’s feature film, In My Sleep, debuted as the #1 new indie film opening weekend.
  • In My Sleep sold to over 70 countries.
  • In My Sleep was featured on Netflix, Redbox, iTunes, Amazon Prime, Showtime, and the Lifetime Movie Network.
  • Allen’s screenplay for Hooked won 10 awards.
  • The Black List called Hooked “A very sweet and endearing romantic comedy.”
  • Allen has won numerous awards for his other screenplays.
  • Allen has created numerous other shorts and was a story consultant on a Hulu series.
Allen’s novel Hooked won numerous awards including a Book of the Year Award.
  • In their review, Kirkus Reviews called Hooked, “Entertaining, well-paced, and highly visual.”
  • Hooked won 6 awards, including a Book of the Year Award.
  • Allen read the audio version of Hooked.
  • Allen wrote Hooked at Disneyland.
  • Allen has an agent who represents him for his children’s books.
  • In writing Hooked, Allen hoped to bring awareness to human trafficking.
Allen has created 5 board games that have been played all over the world.
  • Allen has created games for adults and children.
  • Allen’s board games have won 38 awards.
  • Allen created his first game as a present for two friends who were dating.
  • Allen’s first game, You’re Pulling My Leg!, was featured in his film, In My Sleep.
  • Allen is married to his Persian princess and has two young children.
  • Allen has been to Disneyland over 400 times.
  • Allen has travelled all over the world but his favorite travel destination is Paris.
  • Allen has been to the Cannes Film Festival 4 times.
  • Allen is a pastor who oversees the arts and communication for a church in Seattle.
  • Allen loves dogs and has a stuffed animal dog that’s the size of a real one. His name is Buster.
  • Allen can’t stand anything that flies AND buzzes.
  • Allen typically starts his day around 4am.
  • Allen is amazed if you read all these lists!

Director of Photography

Chris Joseph Taylor
Chris Joseph Taylor

Chris began his career shooting an M16 before taking shots as a camera jockey, producing documentaries in the U.S. Marine Corps. As the film-bug started chomping away, he left the military to pursue a less conservative career path in a more creative industry and soon earned his film degree at the Art Institute of Seattle. Influenced heavily by the lighting side of visual storytelling, Chris was brought up through the ranks as a gaffer as well as a cinematographer and editor. Chris has shot several award-winning productions.

Casting Director

Patti Carns Kalles
Patti Carns Kalles

Seattle native Patti Kalles is a member of Casting Society of America (CSA) and a two-time Artios Award-winner. She has been casting for commercials and films for more than 30 years in the Pacific Northwest. Television & Film projects include The Man in the High Castle, Northern Exposure, Frasier, Something Like Summer, Unsolved Mysteries, Snow Falling on Cedars, Mad Love, My Own Private Idaho, Say Anything  and The Fabulous Baker Boys. 

Production Designer

Tyler Herrerra
Tyler Herrerra

Tyler Herrera has long been passionate about art and creating imaginative worlds. She has a keen eye for color and design and enjoys bringing the world of a film to life for the screen. She started her filmmaking career in the wardrobe department and enjoys leading a team of creatives to bring to life the vision of the filmmaker.

Filmmaking Team

Tai Weinman
Tai WeinmanScript Supervisor
Tai travels the country lending her script supervising and writing services to a variety of projects and organizations. She has also worked as a writer and educator since 2008. She has provided script consultations, taught creative writing and language arts, and toured with New Jersey’s National Slam Poetry team and more.
Cade Morrison
Cade MorrisonProduction Assistant
Cade has a background in acting and has worked on multiple productions. He is passionate about helping out with the production of Hooked.
Jeff Bass
Jeff BassProduction Assistant
Jeff is an experienced musician and web developer with a strong interest in the film industry. He has worked as a production assistant on a small film crew and has acted in plays in high school and college,
Katherine Bond
Katherine BondProduction Assistant
Katherine is an author, poet, actor, teacher, and coach who has been creating mayhem with writers young and old for the last 25 years. She’s the founder of EpicWrite, combining live action role-playing, writing, and storycraft. She is thrilled to be involved in the production of Hooked.
Susan Larson
Susan LarsonProduction Team
Susan is passionate about visual storytelling. She’s worked as a production assistant, script supervisor, talent coordinator, camera, and about any role that gets her involved in production. Her career is in communications, marketing, and special events, but will always be driven by producing experiences and messages that change lives.
Christopher Galvagno
Christopher GalvagnoProduction Team
Chris has been making movies since he was a child. After college, Chris graduated the New York Film Academy for screenwriting and later was hired as a production assistant. He’s looking forward to creating something from nothing with others who are also passionate about the art of film.
Kaya Kelly
Kaya KellyArt Department
Kaya is passionate about being part of telling good stories through a visual medium.
Ken Grohs
Ken GrohsBehind-the-scenes
Ken has been doing cinematography/videography for 10 years as a producer, DP, editor. camera operator, and jib/crane operator. He has worked on multiple shorts, documentaries, motor sports, and infomercials. Originally from Southern California, Ken has lived in the Puget Sound area since 1985.
Michael Scott
Michael ScottBehind-the-scenes
Michael Scott has worked in visual arts going back to the beginning of the 80’s. He created numerous thought-provoking expressions in various medium, however, music and film have always been his love.
Ana Rosa Pereyra
Ana Rosa PereyraArt Department
Ana developed a passion for the arts at a young age. She is an avid road tripper; she’s traveled across the country and along the west coast a handful of times. She loves capturing the beauty that is earth with her camera and sharing it with people.
Geraldine Pearl Bright
Geraldine Pearl BrightCasting
Geraldine has experience casting and directing and she really enjoys working with actors on set and off. Helping to find the right person for the role then watching that actor bring the character to life is what makes her most happy. She is a people person and works hard at helping make any film a success.

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