Sherman P. Lau is an award winning director and television producer.  His most recent film, TOGBE has been screened at the United Nations Film Society Film Festival, New York Documentary Center DocShop and the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam.  It will also make it’s television premiere on PBS in early 2004.

He has produced and directed television documentaries, music videos and commercials including the Emmy nominated series, “Behind the Music.”  He has been nominated for the Cable Ace award and Alfred E. DuPont Columbia Journalism Award for his documentary “Postcard from Bosnia: Sheryl Crow.”  His music video for the band "Grinspoon" was voted #3 video of 2000 by Rolling Stone Australia.

He has just finished post-production on his latest project, his first narrative feature film, ZOOEY, which he wrote, directed and edited.  An urban love story between a prostitute and her husband that is based on an actual couple and yearlong interviews with New York City prostitutes.  The film was shot by Brett Albright whose credits include “Ballad of Ramblin Jack” and “Naked States.”



Living in New York City, Sandra Kuhn is originally from Lausanne Switzerland. Her passion for Cinema and television brought her to the United States, where she started her carrier at MTV Networks in 1995. There she worked on various programs for VH1 such as “The VH1 Fashion Awards”, “the Making of Couture” or “Game Show a-go-go”. In 1997 she went on to Produce a weekly half hour news show “Cinema” for PBN, a PBS affiliated station. In 1998 Sandra produces her first Award Winning Short Film “Razor’s Edge”, which won the Price of “Jury des Jeunes” at Locarno. The same year she produced another Short Film directed by Marta Ibarrondo “Fidel”. From 1999 to 2001 Sandra went on to produce commercials for the European market such as “Granny” de LU, “Salomon”, “Telephonica Spain” along with music videos such as “Canto della Terra” from Andrea Bocelli. Leaving the commercial world in 2001, Sandra returned to television and supervised a daily talk show for Oxygen “SheCommerce”. She finally went back to VH1 in 2002, producing part of the new “I love the 80’s”, “I Love the 70’s” & “I love the 80’s Stikes back” series.



Brett was born and raised in Indiana. His interest in photography brought him to New York, where he graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts after studying cinematography under Tom Mangravite. While attending NYU Brett shot over 25 short films and has won the Wasserman Award for cinematography. Since then he has shot dozens of commercials & music videos, documentaries & shorts. Brett's work has been shown at festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Hamptons, St. Louis, Los Angeles, and the IFFM and has shown on NBC, CBS, HBO, MTV, VH-1 & BET. Most recently, Brett completed his first feature, "In the Eye of the Storm" which is now in post-production. His photographic style is influenced by contemporary DPs such as Bill Pope, Harris Savides, and Larry Fong as well as the "masters" Conrad Hall, Roger Deakins, and Dante Spinotti. Brett is a member of the International Cinematographer's Guild, Local 600 and resides in New York City.





Sarah has appeared in the films: The Surprise, Thousand Dollar Shoes and has the lead in the upcoming Blue Road. She has been seen on the NBC series Law and Order and has recurring roles on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Off-Broadway goers saw her in Bad Boy Nietzsche (dir. Richard Foreman) prior to a tour with the show throughout Europe and Japan. Other NY theater credits include: The Cherry Lane Theater, The Looking Glass Theater, and Manhattan Theater Source. Sarah has a degree in theater from UCLA.



Xavier Jimenez has studied acting at the University of London in England and The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York. He has appeared in off-off Broadway shows including: Suburbia, in which he played "Buff", The House of Ramon Iglesia, playing Javier, and The Glass Menagerie where he played Jim and earned an Irene Ryan

nomination. He is making his film debut in the film Zooey playing Angel.

Xavier's passions include: Acting, gymnastics, writing, listening to music from artists such as: Bjork, Tori Amos, Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, and A Perfect Circle. He Loves watching films, especially from directors such as: Vittoria De Sicca, Federico Fellini, Peter Jackson, Buster Keaton, and Pedro Almodovar. His favorite books to read have been given birth to by such authors as: Limony Snickett, Edgar Alan Poe, William Shakespeare, and Pablo Neruda.

Xavier Jimenez hopes to make more films in the future. His dream is to make films in English, Spanish, and Italian. Acting is his oxygen and he hopes to be breathing for a very long time! Don't let him suffocate.      



Rachael Roberts is currently playing Dr. Clay in the critically acclaimed off-broadway production of Roadhouse.  She is a recent graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  Her appreciation for theatre has led to roles as diverse as Sarah from Children of a Lesser God, and Jackie-O in The House of Yes.  She last collaborated with Timothy Haskell in Rebecca Ramirez’s Lower East Side production of Catcall.  Rachael also enjoys improv, having performed Comedy Sportz in San Francisco and Madison.  She is currently an active member of the highly regarded Noo Yawk Tawk comedy troupe here in Manhattan.  On screen, you’ll soon see her as the lead in the gritty feature film, Shook.  To find out more please visit


Lavetta Cannon is a graduate of Cornell University. Her on-camera credits include Law and Order: Criminal Intent and All My Children. She has also appeared in the highly acclaimed film short "Are You Cindarella?" and most recently have done readings for “The Talented Tenth” and for a new work entitled “The Bones of Lesser Men”. She just wants to say that her entire experience working on “Zooey” was one of the best that she has ever had on a set – even though it was freezing!!



Jordan has studied at the Actors Institute Theatre in New York City.  This summer he will be featured in M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Village.”  At the age of 12, his work includes numerous, T.V. commercials, industrials and theatre.  His film work includes "Strays" directed by Ben Robbins, "Love Gets You Twisted" directed by Jeff Stanzler, "Property of the Church" directed by Dara Albanese and "The Royal Tenenbaums" directed by Wes Anderson.