Andy & Kaliope

When Andy must move to yet another foster home, his case worker helps him connect to his inner superhero.

Rachel Handler - Producer/Writer/Actor - Leg Amputee
https://www.facebook.com/handlerr
Instagram @Bionic.Brunette
Twitter @RachelHandler

Crystal Arnette- Director/Editor
https://www.facebook.com/crystalarnette
Instagram @ladybirdcrystal
Twitter @crystalarnette

Catriona Rubenis-Stevens -
Director - Permanent Knee Injury requiring a brace.
https://www.facebook.com/catriona.stevens.7
Instagram @MammaMakesMovies
Twitter @MammaMovies

Jai Ram Srinivasan: Actor - Cerebral Palsy, uses arm brace.
Instagram Jai.Ram.Srinivasan_Official

Colin Buckingham - Actor - Little Person
https://www.facebook.com/colinwbuckingham
Instagram @cocobucks

Dipti Mehta - Actor
https://www.facebook.com/diptijmehta
Instagram @artistdiptimehta
Twitter @diptimehta

Daniel J Cho - DP
https://m.facebook.com/daniel.cho.7374
@dchodp for insta and Twitter

Shannon Ryan - Co-Producer - Hard of Hearing
https://www.facebook.com/shannon.ryan.54738
Instagram @shannonryan95

Susan Toni- PA
https://www.facebook.com/susan.toni.9
Instagram and Twitter @subeedd

Tina Kenny Jones: Composer - Diabetes
https://www.facebook.com/tinabutter
Instagram @TinaAndTheBalance
Twitter @Tina_Balance

Alanah Rafferty- DIT
https://www.facebook.com/alanah.rafferty
Instagram @alanahrafferty
Twitter @alanahr

Ash Knowlton - Sound mixer
https://www.facebook.com/ashknowlton.1
Instagram @ash.Knowlton @spiltMilksounds

Madi Ruff- Sound recorder
https://www.facebook.com/madison.j.ruff
Instagram @ruffkid
Twitter @ruffkid94

Pat Christodulidis - Props/Costumes
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004208596443
Instagram @patooon2

Kara Moulter - Consultant - Has a disease and sometimes uses a wheelchair.
https://www.facebook.com/TheKaraMia
Instagram @kemmanyc
Twitter @karaelizabeth03

Jaleesa Graham - Consultant - Arm Amputee
https://www.facebook.com/modelmonet
Instagram and Twitter @jaleesagraham

  • Crystal Arnette
    Director
    Committed
  • Catriona Rubenis-Stevens
    Director
    E.ro.Sion Noun
  • Rachel Handler
    Writer
    The A Doesn't Stand for Accessible
  • Rachel Handler
    Producer
    HOW MUCH AM I WORTH?
  • Shannon Ryan
    Producer
    Bear, A Home for Curiousities
  • Rachel Handler
    Key Cast
    "Jamie"
    NCIS: NOLA, Law & Order: SVU
  • Colin Buckingham
    Key Cast
    "Cole"
    Mr. Robot
  • Dipti Mehta
    Key Cast
    "Rebecca"
    The Blacklist, Shades of Blue
  • Jai Ram Srinivasan
    Key Cast
    "Andy"
  • Daniel Cho
    Director of Photography
    Candyland
  • Crystal Arnette
    Editor
    The Hunted: NYCSS
  • Ash Knowlton
    Sound Mixer
    Esme, My Love; Three Pregnant Men
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 47 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 10, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Crystal Arnette, Catriona Rubenis-Stevens

Crystal Arnette is the founder/CEO of the production collective Adventure We Can. She has created & directed over 600 video projects for Warner Music Group, Macy’s, Unilever, Reuters, Geometry Global, HSBC, Aldo, Clover Health, Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham, The Broadway League, The USO, New York Theatre Workshop, The New Group + many more.

She recently was awarded Best Indie Director for her work on The Hunted: Encore S2 which won over 50 international awards and over 75 festival selections, and her short film Committed (co-directed with Rachel Handler) was awarded the AT&T Film Award and was a Slamdance 2021 official selection.

Catriona Rubenis-Stevens is an award-winning director and producer. Her films have screened at Slamdance, Hollyshorts, and Heartland. Her short film e.ro.sion, noun screened at over 20 festivals worldwide, including The Sci-Fi London Film Festival, SoHo International and the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival and went on to win Best Director and Best Film.
 
Over the years, Catriona has built a reputation for authentic storytelling, blending together her exploration of the human condition and her passion for social awareness. Her style leans toward magic realism and her journey into motherhood has further influenced her empathetic nature and approach to her work. 

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