Is the award winning writer/director of the art-horror movies NO TELLING, HABIT, WENDIGO and THE LAST WINTER. He has produced over a dozen films including I SELL THE DEAD, THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL and WENDY AND LUCY. He directed an episode of NBC’s Fear Itself entitled “Sin and Bones.” Fessenden has acted in numerous films including I SELL THE DEAD, BROKEN FLOWERS, THE BRAVE ONE, BRINGING OUT THE DEAD and habit. Fessenden founded Glass Eye Pix in 1985 with the mission of supporting individual voices in the arts.
plays brother in BITTER FEAST and uncle in BETTY ANNE WATERS to his real life brother Owen Campbell. This summer he’ll appear in theatres as young Schneider in the Angelina Jolie action feature SALT. He also appeared in the ABC primetime series CUPID. He’s looking forward to the fall premier of BETTY ANNE WATERS, directed by Tony Goldwyn and starring Hilary Swank, in which Tobias plays the feature role of young Kenny Waters, the character portrayed as an adult by Sam Rockwell. Tobias loves to study filmmaking in Brooklyn and plans to finish his third original short this summer.
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Joel Marsh Garland is a graduate of Bennington College, he has been involved in NYC theatre since the late 90s as an actor, director, electrician, writer, singer, and reluctant designer most recently on stage as Klieg in Essential Self Defense at Playwright’s Horizons. He appeared in the Glass Eye Pix film I SELL THE DEAD as well as the films The Undying, Rocket Science, Lady In the Water, See You in September, The Night Listener, Watching the Detectives, The Believer, Maid in Manhattan, Interstate 84,Snipes; on TV’s; Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, The West Wing, Third Watch, Conviction, Kidnapped, Jonny Zero, Witchblade, Life on Mars, Kings. Look for him in theatres next summer in The Bounty, in FX pilot Fire in the Hole and in Spike TVs upcoming movie Black Souls. Joel is the lead singer for the Atomic Grind Show (www.atomicgrindshow.com) and plays a mean game of scrabble.
is known as an “actor’s actor”. The wide variety of roles he has played and the quality of his work have earned him a reputation as a versatile talent. He studied at the Actors Studio and the American Stanislavski Theatre. His debut on stage was in 1984 in the Broadway play “Open Admissions”, followed by work in numerous other stage plays. As a film actor, D’Onofrio’s career break came when he played a mentally unbalanced recruit in Full Metal Jacket (1987), directed by the renowned Stanley Kubrick. For this role D’Onofrio gained nearly 70 pounds. He had a major role in Dying Young (1991), and appeared prominently in the box-office smash Men in Black (1997) as the bad guy (Edgar “The Bug”).
Other films of note in which he has appeared are Mystic Pizza (1988), JFK (1991), The Player (1992), Ed Wood (1994), The Cell (2000) and The Break-Up (2006). In 1996 D’Onofrio garnered critical acclaim along with co-star Renée Zellweger for The Whole Wide World (1996), which he helped produce. He also made a guest appearance in the TV series “Homicide: Life on the Street” (1993) in a 1997 episode, where he played an accident victim who could not be rescued and was destined to die. For this performance he won an Emmy nomination. In 2000 he both produced and starred in Steal This Movie (2000), a biopic of radical leader Abbie Hoffman.
In 2001 D’Onofrio took the role which has likely given him his greatest public recognition: Det. Robert Goren, the lead character in the TV series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2001). Most recently, D”Onofrio acted in the Academy Award winning live action short film“The New Tenants” (2010) and also directed his first ever feature, a horror musical entitled “Don’t Go In The Woods.”
Brenda Cooney stars as Fanny Bryers in Glenn McQuaid’s I SELL THE DEAD. She “Meghan” in the indie film ACROSS DOT AVE. Her most recent theater endevour was in the play “Da” at the Heights Players in Brooklyn, which was well received. She has appeared in the Glass Eye Pix films THE OFF SEASON, AUTOMATONS, THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, and THE INNKEEPERS.