Timothy Harvey is a Kansas City based writer, director, actor and editor, with something of a passion for film noir movies. He was the art director for the horror film American Maniacs, and serves on the board of directors for the Independent Filmmakers Coalition of Kansas City and the Kansas City Film Commission.
Jason P. Hunt – a fan of science fiction since age 5, when he saw a guy in a gold shirt and a guy in a blue shirt, and the guy in the blue shirt had pointed ears… A fan of science fiction ranging from Heinlein and Asimov to Roddenberry and Rockne and everything in between, he is the producer/director of the rom-com The Apology Dance and author of the sci-fi novella The Hero At the End Of His Rope. His short film Species Felis Dominarus was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel’s 2007 Exposure competition, and he has two awards from the Missouri Broadcasters Association along with several Addy awards and citations. He also likes dogs. And bacon.
Dustin Adair grew up telling odd stories to concerned family members in Wimberley, Texas. He went on to study Screenwriting and Costume Design at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. He currently tells odd stories to concerned friends in Kansas City, Missouri. His Film Credits include Costume Design for American Maniacs, The Statement of Randolph Carter, and Change For a Dollar. Screenwriting credits include Pro Choice, The Taking of Savannah, and Story By credit for 9 ½ Years and Late One Night.
Maia Ades resented the demanding schedule of first grade, as it interfered with her afternoon TV schedule. Now she watches TV for “research” and in order to write show reviews. She is currently involved in independent film production, and enjoys creating fine art. Sharing the work with others at screenings and art shows is the best part of creating artistic work.
Devin Dodd – bio coming soon
Dan Handley was raised a Trekkie, fell in love with Star Wars at an early age, and became obsessed with comic book superheroes. He spent his youth dreaming of how to get real superpowers, starships, and so on. Dan has since grown out of that childish dreamer phase … and is ready to start acquiring!
Ben Harrison – bio coming soon
Allison Isberg was born and raised outside of Baltimore, Maryland, a place she still calls home. She cut her nerd teeth on Star Trek and Star Wars then later joined her older sister to watch The X-Files behind the safety of couch pillows, graduating to full nerd status with Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings. This got her into the fantasy world as well as into Medieval Studies degrees from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of York, UK. She came back stateside and reluctantly entered something called “the real adult world.” In protest to this development, she steeped herself in academia by reading heavily-footnoted books and sewing historical clothing as well as picking up Dungeons and Dragons. She’s still neck deep in an endless list of fandoms and thus gives herself heart attacks over fictional characters on a regular basis. In addition to her beloved classics, she’s now picked up Agent Carter, The 100, Outlander, Game of Thrones, Scream Queens, anything Steampunk, and a million others.
Garrett Saunders is an admirer of grand storytelling. He has enjoyed science fiction ever since he watched the T-1000 travel to 1955 to terminate George McFly, father of Neo – The One.
Sam Sentman is an actor, writer and horror/sci-fi/fantasy junkie. He fell in love with being scared at the age of four when his father brought home the family’s first VCR and his uncle went to the video store and rented Jaws. It took him a long time before he was able to use the toilet… (Water=Jaws)
Since then he’s been watching, reading and listening to any good scary stories he can get his hands on. He’s also quite the Star Wars geek and loves a good fantasy epic. He’s currently a traveling IT Guy with lives with his two fascinating sons, two dogs, and two cats, along with their mother, who performs the miraculous feat of preventing the house from imploding.
Kammie Settle grew up in a rural Missouri town far from cable. Her earliest exposure to science fiction was watching Star Trek and Lost in Space, which fortunately, were broadcast on one of the four television channels accessible from the boondocks. Television programming being somewhat limited, she became an avid reader of many genres at a young age, including mysteries, scifi and fantasy. Kammie’s formal education is in science, and she aspires to become a future companion to The Doctor to continue her informal education through science fiction first-hand.
Angie Fiedler Sutton is originally from the Kansas City area, where she received her BA in Communication Arts: Journalism from Park University. She moved to Los Angeles in 2013 to get her MA in Specialized Journalism: The Arts, graduating nine months later, and currently works for Network of One. She spent over 15 years with KC Stage Magazine (7 of which was as associate editor), and has written for LA Weekly, The Mary Sue, Stage Directions Magazine, and more. You can see more about her over at angiefsutton.com.
Leslie Walker is a member of the old guard, one whose love of sci-fi flowered during those golden years in the late 70s and early 80s, when Alien, Star Wars, Blade Runner and The Terminator came to screen. Since then, her interests have expanded beyond sci-fi to include pretty much any movie, TV show, or book that contains blood or mayhem. By day, she masquerades as a quasi-normal business consultant; by night, she can be found glued to her Kindle, visiting other worlds.
After twenty years in retail bookstore management, Ann Laabs belatedly realized that bookselling was the Road to Riches she’d once thought. Now she works in legal support, supporting people smarter than herself. Along with her spousal unit Dave Margosian, she lives with two cat/sloth hybrids in Milwaukee,near beautiful Lake Michican.