Director/Writer: Stephanie Zari

Stephanie was born in sunny California, but started her filmmaking journey as an actress in Toronto over 15 years ago and has been been writing and directing for the screen the last three years. 'Marigolds' was Stephanie's first short film upon graduating from The Met Film School in London and achieved both festival and critical success during 2010/2011 and garnered her the Best Director award at the Underwire Festival. Marigolds was also chosen to show at Cannes Court Metrage 2011, BBC Film Network and will also air on BBC Shorts HD . Her short film screenplay 'Hello George' was shortlisted for the UK Digishorts 2010 scheme, the 2010 Gold Brand Screenplay Awards 2010, USA and for Best Screenplay at Super Shorts Film Festival, UK. 'DAWN' is Stephanie's third short film and a taster for her first feature film.

Producer: Isabella Battiston

Isabella's background encompasses all aspects of Feature Films and Television. Over the past 15 years, Isabella has taken onjobs as Producer, Executive Producer, Director, and Writer. Involved in various projects that range from Feature Films, Documentary and Television. She hasdeveloped and worked on award winning national and international Documentary, T.V. /Film and Marketing projects.

Her passion remains in the art of film producing projects that entertain, inspire, and enlighten. Isabella has worked on several projects that have taken her across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Currently she is completing a feature film starring Martin Sheen, which is a co-production with Canada, UK and Asia, in which she Executive produced and produced.

Her credits are impressive, and include a variety of produced/work with major film / T.V. network's, such as, Universal Pictures, MGM, Sony Pictures, Paramount, CBS, BBC, HBO, NBC, Discovery Channel, Sun Television- Quebecor media, and for the Course Entertainment Networks.

Isabella has also taken an active role in identifying and bringing new projects to the company.

Executive Producer: Gi Fernando

Gi Fernando is an entrepreneur, who is now venturing into film both in the creative and business aspects of the industry. He is an advisor predominantly in the media and tech sectors. He co-founded Techlightenment (Experian), Peer (TweetDeck/Twitter), Western and Freeformers and is an investor and advisor to BookingBug, LoveThis, StreetLife, Flair, and a number of others ventures at various stages of development. Previous to this he spent 4 years in the corporate world at HSBC and subsequent consulting ventures with a host of FTSE 100 companies. He is passionate about linking science and art together to create a spark.

Brian Strange: Cinematographer

Editor: Marco Ruffatti

Production Designer: Anthony Neale

Costume Design: Suzy Peters

Stills Photography: Tom Sparey

Make Up & Hair Design: Jennifer Nash

Sound Designer: Thom Berryman