The Team

Olivia Elliott

Olivia Elliott

Olivia Elliott is an educator, actor, screenwriter, producer, and aspiring director. She was born and raised in Wisconsin, and graduated from the the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Pre-Law. After living in Korea, she moved to Amsterdam to pursue a Master‘s of Science in Sociology, Social Theory and Public Affairs at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. After obtaining her degree, she then moved to Rome, Italy to study a certificate to teach English, and then spent the next year in Lisbon, Portugal as a teacher. After she returned to the U.S., while simultaneously studying acting at the Denver Center of the Performing Arts, Olivia obtained a second Master’s of Arts in Linguistics and Education at the University of Colorado Denver. Two years ago, she wrote the screenplay, cast, produced, and starred in a feature of her own, Golden Branches. Her training in acting and her experience with writing and shooting her film brought Olivia to Los Angeles in January 2017 to pursue a career in the industry.

Samantha Jackson

Samantha Jackson

Samantha Jackson is a multifaceted artist, writer, producer, and experiential creator. She graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in Rhetoric and Writing. In 2012, she acquired a Big 12 National Championship with the Texas Women’s Rowing team. She worked an array of internships throughout college including, Texas 4000, a long-standing branch of Livestrong, that raises money for cancer over a 4500 mile bike ride from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska. Her time there was spent curating Texas 4000’s media platforms and planning their 10-year anniversary of the ride. She also produced commercials and short films part-time for Escape Plan Productions as a Line Producer. In 2017, Samantha moved to Los Angeles to be a writer, curating content for a local women’s organization called Jig+Saw and working on a number of Television productions.

Alberto Rossi

Alberto Rossi

Alberto Rossi went on to study motion graphics and VFX at Barcelona 3DFX School and then art direction at IED in Milan, Italy, after completing a BA in Multimedia Design. He has experience working in the last 7 yrs as a motion designer, filmmaker, VFX generalist, producer, sound designer, and digital art director. Currently, he is working on developing Star Walkers’ branding, logo, and trailer. He will also be joining us on the trail for aerial shooting, photography, and possibly more.

Barbara Cohen

Barbara Cohen

Barbara Cohen is an accomplished composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and producer whose work expertly embraces a variety of musical genres—from folk to trip-hop, electronica, world and modern-classical music. Her career as a recording artist includes co-founding the Virgin Records’ band, Brother Sun, Sister Moon, collaborating with England’s rave luminaries, Orbital, singing lead vocals for the French experimental duo, Air, as well as releasing several critically acclaimed solo albums.
Recognized in the industry for both her scoring and songwriting talent as well as her rich vocals, her awards include admittance to the prestigious Sundance Film Composer Lab Fellowship, BMI Conducting Workshop, the Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship Grant for Artistry and Composition and the Minnesota Music Awards for Artist of the Year & Vocalist of the Year. She will be our composer for the trailer and the tv series.

Stephanie Georgieff

Stephanie Georgieff

Stephanie Georgieff is an author, teacher and natural health care provider with a focus on healing the whole person. She has given lectures and workshops in the USA, Canada, Europe, Russia and India. Her most recent book The Black Madonna, Mysterious Soul Companion was released in 2016, and she has published articles in Lilipoh, Mothering Magazine, The Macedonian Tribune and Perspectives. She has hosted radio programs and podcasts on nutrition and agriculture, as well as on the Divine Feminine. Her world travels and international experiences have given Georgieff a unique approach to contextualizing and healing the great challenges of our times.

Luca Nervegna

Luca Nervegna

Director of Photography

Native of Italy, Luca is fluent in Spanish, English and his mother tongue. Nervengna has been winning awards in film and photography since 2010, including Best Film for M.A.R.C.O at the Rome Independent Film Fest and The 2016 David di Donatello award for Best Short for “Belissima.” His most recent award was Best Photography at the 2018 Casole Film Festival for his work in "Luigino." Nervegna has been the cinematographer for numerous successful commercials, short films, features, and music videos. As a lover of nature, he immerses himself in outdoor activities such as mountain biking and hiking.

Marco Ballerini

Marco Ballerini

Camera Operator

As a skilled camera operator, Ballerini has produced short films, videoclips, and documentaries for the United Nations and the National Civil Protection and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ballerini is the head of CinemArena the Mobile Cinema Initiative of the International Organization for Migration as well as the Italian Development Cooperation. Through these initiatives, Ballerini participated in the Overland Series, an Italian television project that aims to document cultures throughout the world, helping to promote UNICEF in the countries represented in the programs.

Fabrizio Fichera

Fabrizio Fichera

As an Independent Motion Picture and Film Professional and camera operator, Fichera has worked for MTV and Nessuno TV. In 2010, he completed his first television format - Fest In Van, which was subsequently purchased by MTV in 2011. Fichera has collaborated with artists such as Vasco Rossi, Liam Gallagher, Subsonica, Chef Rubio, Constantino della Gherardesca and Samuel e Carlo Pastore. Through his own film production company, Fichera produced a landmark documentary series on severe breathing disorders: “COPD MOVE - Severe Asthma.” This series was created for the European Federation for Allergies and Airway Diseases. He also was involved with the European Venture Philanthropy Association in creating the documentary “Stories of Success”

Andrea Cilento

Andrea Cilento

Camera Operator

As a director, a cinematographer, and a freelance editing technician, Cilento is skilled in all aspects of the cinematic arts. He has worked as a professional editor for Sky broadcasters Marcopolo, Nuvolari, Alice, and Leonardo. Cilento has collaborated with external production companies, communication agencies and private companies like Sky Arte and Discovery Italia. He has worked on numerous documentary films for international artists including Dave Gahan, Vasco Rossi, Mannoia, Fossati and De Gregori. Cilento is experienced in creating commercials, professional and promotional videos, event films, feature and short films.

Matteo Santi

Matteo Santi

Camera Operator

Santi’s name has shown up on various prestigious European projects such as Rocin1000, a viral phenomenon with over 30 million views. In 2018, he collaborated on the documentary film “Rwanda,” which was selected at the Venice Film Festial. Santi also worked on the documentary film “Ops l’evento” which was distributed by Notorius Pictures and seen in over 250 cinemals. In 2017, Santi was a candidate for the “Silver Tapes” award for his work in the editing of the filme “MINE” which was produced by Peter Safran.

Andrea Pasqualetti

Andrea Pasqualetti

Sound Man

Pasqualetti is a Sound Technician and Boom Operator with extensive experience in the USA, Malta, Italy and the United Kingdom. His credits include 20th Century Fox, Sony Picture, Netflix, Sky, Event Fil, and Extreme Video for various films and television series. Pasqualetti has contributed to Genius, Das Boot, Queen of the South, Assassin’s Creed, Paul the Apostle of Christ, Zombie Massacre Two, Stella Del Mattino, Rabbia dei Morti, Re Cieco and Imago e Altro. He has also volunteered with Friends of the Earth to teach a sound workshop for the organization’s promotional videos.