Stay Calm is the first collaborative effort between Sam Quinn and Connor McLean. The duo met in the theater department at Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2004. Fifteen years later they reconnected over coffee in Los Angeles to discuss concepts for a horror film.
Sam Quinn is an actor, filmmaker, and musician from Taos, New Mexico. After college he cut his teeth in the Chicago theatre scene where he performed in numerous productions and wrote and produced two original rock musicals. Sam can also be seen on the big and small screens. He's had supporting roles in Jane Got A Gun, Transcendence, Independence Day: Resurgence, Better Call Saul, and others. Most recently he's been busy directing music videos and short films.
Connor is a writer/director from High Point, North Carolina. After studying acting at the North Carolina School of the Arts in high school and later at Santa Fe University, Connor made an independent feature film and started an arts festival in North Carolina before moving to Los Angeles to focus on writing. After some time as a writer's assistant he began taking work developing projects in a wide variety of genres including reality, hour-long, feature, and recently, animation.