MHAIRI MORRISON (Creator/Producer/Star)
Mhairi attained her BA in Theater from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama before studying movement and mime at Jacques Le Coq, Paris. Following her training, she formed a theater company, performing as a clown throughout Paris. Moving to London, she began working in TV and film. Feature film credits include Young Adam (with Ewan McGregor and Tilda Swinton), Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself, O, Jerusalem and Green Street Hooligans. TV credits include Murphy’s Law, Casualty (BBC), Missing (ITV) and Emo (C4). Theater credits include Blues For Mister Charlie (Tricycle), Faeries (Royal Opera House) and Low Life (Blind Summit). Since moving to LA she has performed regularly as a stand up comic, bringing talking Scottish mime to the Hollywood comedy scene. For more check out her IMDB and website HERE
HOLLY PAYBERG (Co-Creator/Producer/Director)
Holly Payberg is a Writer/Director/Producer and Second City Grad with over 20 years experience in all aspects of the business. Her career began at Nickelodeon studios as a PA and quickly progressed to working with and learning from some of the biggest names in the biz on shows like FRIENDS, Analyze This & Hanging Up. As Director of Development for Signature Pictures, Holly was instrumental in bringing 3 independent films (Feardotcom, The Musketeer & The Extremists) from development to delivery at several major studios including Paramount and Warner Bros. In 2006 she made the shift to original content and has been writing, producing and directing ever since. Notable credits include: The Guardians, The Sex Trade, Feathers and Toast and GG’s Java Joint. To see more click Imdb
DIEGO TORROIJA (Cinematographer/Man Behind The Camera)
Diego is an award winning Commercial Director and Cinematographer. Over the last 10 years Diego has worked with many national and international brands including Orbitz, Intel, Holiday Inn, Puma, Clairol, Doritos, Honda, Universal , Disney, Cox Communications, PGA, 3M and Rooms To Go to name a few. He also happens to be “the Diego” that you hear speaking behind the scenes of the web series Feathers and Toast. To check out some of his latest work click HERE
“I’m always working…photography isn’t a job, it’s become a lifestyle.” Katie’s passion about her profession has led to celebrity and beauty work spanning the globe from Australia to Hollywood with a couple of tropical islands thrown in for good cocktailed measure. Her keen artistic eye captures her subjects in a soft and delicate manner as she intuitively knows how to get the best from whoever has the good fortune of being in front of her lens.
Already making a serious splash on the LA scene, Katie delves into comedic cookery shows and artistic portrait with equal amounts of enthusiasm and flair. www.katienolan.com.au
Barbara Stepansky is an award-winning independent feature film director. Her work was short-listed for the Academy Awards, garnered the DGA Diversity Award, the Student Emmy and won the USA Film Festival. She is the recipient of the Franklin J. Schaffner AFI Fellow Award. Born in Poland, her father’s involvement in the Solidarity movement led to the family relocating to Germany. After receiving a degree in philosophy of science from University College London, Barbara pursued her Master’s at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She completed a second graduate degree in Directing at the American Film Institute with her acclaimed short film THE TROJAN COW. Her first feature film HURT, a thriller about a family manipulated by a mysterious foster child starring Melora Walters (“Big Love”) and William Mapother (“Lost”), currently plays on Showtime. She has broken into the “top ten most downloaded horror feature films on iTunes” with her second feature FUGUE, a haunting thriller/horror take on “Jane Eyre”. She is currently in development on several film projects with Fishbowl Films, Blanc/Biehn Productions and Fuerst Film. For more check out her WEBSITE
NICK TORRETTA (Composer for one of the original songs in the series)
Nick Torretta is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and founder of Elastic Music. His music has been featured on nationally televised commercials, documentaries, web launches and tv shows. For more information, please visit his WEBSITE , and view the “Reel” to sample some more of his work and credits.
SHURIE SOUTHCOTT (Hat designer for Season 2)
Shurie Southcott is the proprietress of Lady Bird’s Hatberdashery, the home of “Consulting” Millinery (hat making). Using powers of Deductive Reasoning, she creates one of a kind hats tailored to one’s personal style and taste. For further information and incredible photographs of Shurie’s creations please visit her website HERE
Tami Hillberry (Marge)
Tami Hillberry was born in Texas, and made her way to LA after a very cold time in Chicago. She learned she was a ham at an early age, and eventually harnessed her power for good, first appearing as Bystander #1 in Pygmalion. Eat it, Bystander #2. She began taking improv classes at iO and Second City in Chicago, and has continued her comedy career at The Second City Hollywood, where she currently performs semi-weekly. She has recently learned that if you write down the funny things you say, you can literally just call yourself comedy writer. Nobody even checks! She’s also a comedy writer. For further information please visit her website here