Welcome to Bushwick is a short dark comedy about fear, uncertainty, first dates, and being trapped in a bathroom. It's being put together by a group of friends and filmmakers in New York City and is the second short film of writer & director Henry Jinings, with cinematography by Andrew Ellmaker.

 
HENRY JININGS - WRITER / DIRECTOR   Henry Jinings is a New York based Writer and Director.  His short film, Losing It, had its world premiere at the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, as well as screened at the 2017 Vail and Sioux Empire Film Festivals.  This will be his second collaboration with Director of Photography Andrew Ellmaker.

HENRY JININGS - WRITER / DIRECTOR  

Henry Jinings is a New York based Writer and Director.  His short film, Losing It, had its world premiere at the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, as well as screened at the 2017 Vail and Sioux Empire Film Festivals.  This will be his second collaboration with Director of Photography Andrew Ellmaker.

ANDREW ELLMAKER - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Andrew Ellmaker is a filmmaker and cinematographer from Portland, Oregon. After studying film and painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, he screened video work in the Oregon Biennial as well as two short films at the SXSW Film Festival. Andrew earned an MFA in directing at Columbia University School of Arts, Film Division. Ellmaker’s short film Total Freak was awarded the 20th Century Fox/ Farrelly Brothers Outstanding Achievement in Comedy Award and Best Short Film at the Friars Club Comedy Festival in New York City. Andrew has directed several music videos, including “Electric Band” by Wild Flag. Andrew also served as director of photography on a number of music videos, including A$AP Rocky’s “Angels”. Andrew’s work as commercial director has included spots for Nike Jordan, Chevy, Honda, and Gillette. Andrew recently shot the feature film Holy New York starring Ione Skye and Victor Rasuk. Check out his reel here.

ANDREW ELLMAKER - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Andrew Ellmaker is a filmmaker and cinematographer from Portland, Oregon. After studying film and painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, he screened video work in the Oregon Biennial as well as two short films at the SXSW Film Festival. Andrew earned an MFA in directing at Columbia University School of Arts, Film Division. Ellmaker’s short film Total Freak was awarded the 20th Century Fox/ Farrelly Brothers Outstanding Achievement in Comedy Award and Best Short Film at the Friars Club Comedy Festival in New York City. Andrew has directed several music videos, including “Electric Band” by Wild Flag. Andrew also served as director of photography on a number of music videos, including A$AP Rocky’s “Angels”. Andrew’s work as commercial director has included spots for Nike Jordan, Chevy, Honda, and Gillette. Andrew recently shot the feature film Holy New York starring Ione Skye and Victor Rasuk. Check out his reel here.

RAJ TRIVEDI - PRODUCER Raj Trivedi is a filmmaker soon to graduate with an MFA from Columbia University’s school of film.  In 2014 he received attention for his short film Diwali starring Neil Sethi of Disney’s Jungle Book, and his script Maxi-Man was recently in the second round of the Sundance Screenwriting labs.  his recent short film From Jappan will have its premiere at the 2017 Columbia University Film Festival.

RAJ TRIVEDI - PRODUCER

Raj Trivedi is a filmmaker soon to graduate with an MFA from Columbia University’s school of film.  In 2014 he received attention for his short film Diwali starring Neil Sethi of Disney’s Jungle Book, and his script Maxi-Man was recently in the second round of the Sundance Screenwriting labs.  his recent short film From Jappan will have its premiere at the 2017 Columbia University Film Festival.

LIBA VAYNBERG - MARCELINE Liba Vaynbergis an actor, writer and singer. She has performed in plays and musicals in New York at Classic Stage Company, HERE, NY Int'l Fringe Festival, La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, WP Theatre, the Lark, Primary Stages and NYTW. She recurred on Madam Secretary and appeared on Billy & Billie as well as in several independent films, multiple web-series and a national commercial. Regionally, she has performed at Yale, the Williamstown Theater Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Contemporary American Theatre Festival and the Huntington Theatre.  Her writing has been featured in Joan: Voices In The Fire, a devised piece supervised by Kristin Linklater and Becky Wright, that debuted at Columbia Stages and the Guthrie Theatre. Her show Scheiss Book was developed and premiered at the United Solo Festival where it won Best One Woman Show as well as the Backstage Audience Choice Award. She writes and performs with her sketch group Main Wench.

LIBA VAYNBERG - MARCELINE

Liba Vaynbergis an actor, writer and singer. She has performed in plays and musicals in New York at Classic Stage Company, HERE, NY Int'l Fringe Festival, La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, WP Theatre, the Lark, Primary Stages and NYTW. She recurred on Madam Secretary and appeared on Billy & Billie as well as in several independent films, multiple web-series and a national commercial. Regionally, she has performed at Yale, the Williamstown Theater Festival, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Contemporary American Theatre Festival and the Huntington Theatre.  Her writing has been featured in Joan: Voices In The Fire, a devised piece supervised by Kristin Linklater and Becky Wright, that debuted at Columbia Stages and the Guthrie Theatre. Her show Scheiss Book was developed and premiered at the United Solo Festival where it won Best One Woman Show as well as the Backstage Audience Choice Award. She writes and performs with her sketch group Main Wench.

TIM PLATT - EVAN Tim Platt is a comedian and performance artist whose work has been seen at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, La Mama Experimental Theater, Union Hall, The Annoyance Theater, The Kennedy Center, The Invisible Dog, The Incubator Arts Project, The Magnet Theater, The People’s Improv Theater, Dixon Place, The CATCH Performance Series, Fresh Ground Pepper, the Silent Barn, and many other venues. Tim has trained in long form improvisation at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The Second City, The Magnet Theater, and with Oberlin College’s Sunshine Scouts.  Along with doing stand up all over the city, Tim performs improv at UCB’s Lloyd night with Southpaw. As Puppet the Puppet, he co-hosts the monthly variety show Cartoon Monsoon at The Annoyance Theater. Tim partners with Mo Fry Pasic in PASIC AND PLATT, a comedy duo that puts up shows and performs "scenes with microphones." 

TIM PLATT - EVAN

Tim Platt is a comedian and performance artist whose work has been seen at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, La Mama Experimental Theater, Union Hall, The Annoyance Theater, The Kennedy Center, The Invisible Dog, The Incubator Arts Project, The Magnet Theater, The People’s Improv Theater, Dixon Place, The CATCH Performance Series, Fresh Ground Pepper, the Silent Barn, and many other venues. Tim has trained in long form improvisation at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The Second City, The Magnet Theater, and with Oberlin College’s Sunshine Scouts.  Along with doing stand up all over the city, Tim performs improv at UCB’s Lloyd night with Southpaw. As Puppet the Puppet, he co-hosts the monthly variety show Cartoon Monsoon at The Annoyance Theater. Tim partners with Mo Fry Pasic in PASIC AND PLATT, a comedy duo that puts up shows and performs "scenes with microphones."