Satellite Drop Team

L. V. O’Connell, Director
L. V. O’Connell is a director based in San Diego. She has been working in the film industry as a VFX artist and Production Designer on award winning film projects including: Loser, Blindness, Assessing Alan, and the feature film Mnemophrenia. O’Connell’s latest film, The Answer, screened at Festival de Cannes 2017 and won an Emmy award. | | IMDB

Michael Brueggemeyer, Assistant Director/Mentor
Michael Brueggemeyer is a multi-Emmy Award winning director and writer. He has won Best Film and Best Director for the films The List, Just a Man, The Heiress Lethal and Coverage. The Heiress Lethal and Coverage were Official Selections of the Festival de Cannes. |  brueggemeyer.comIMDB

Michael Towe, Editor
Michael is the owner of M2 Digital Post Inc. a production and post production company in Santee, CA. He has worked as an editor and producer for over 20 years specializing in corporate, broadcast and film production.  In that time he has been awarded 13 Telly Awards and 4 Emmy’s for his work. Michael believes that when it comes to telling stories emotion is the key. In his editing he strives to enhance the emotion of each scene, and to leave the viewer no choice but to watch. | IMDB

Michael Johnston, Author, Consultant
Cpl. USMC (former) 

Greg Wright, Author, Consultant
Sgt. USMC (former) 

Stephen T. Johnston, Consultant
Sgt. USMC (former) 

Annette Cyr, Producer
For the past decade, Cyr has been making digital films, balancing the solitude of painting with the camaraderie of filmmaking. Recent films include Evangeline, the short documentary A Poet’s Life and the Artists of the 21st Century. Cyr’s painting has been awarded numerous awards including an NEA Fellowship in Painting, as well as grants from Art Matters, Inc. and NYSCA, and residency fellowships at the MacDowell, Yaddo, Millay, Hambidge and Dorland art colonies. | IMDB

Bill Bork, Director of Photography
Bill Bork has won Best Cinematography for Inmate 14658, The Heiress Lethal and Just A Man. The Heiress Lethal,  Coverage, and The Answer were Official Selections of the Festival de Cannes.
Lens Flair | IMDB

Peter Mickelsen, 1st Assistant Camera & Steadicam
Peter is known for his work on Peace by Piece(2018), Hookup (2014) and The Wandmaker (2015).

Michael Towe 2.0,  2nd Assistant Camera

Frank Forth, Sound
Frank Forth is known for his work on Go Out in Violet WatersLast Days in Vietnam, and Coverage. The Heiress Lethal,  Coverage, and The Answer were Official Selections of the Festival de Cannes. | IMDB

Mark Maisonneuve, Sound 
Mark is known for his work on Pursuit (2017), Loser (2016) and Satellite Drop(2017). | IMDB

Garrett Hope, Original Score
Garrett Hope was born into a family that valued and practiced music daily. He studied piano, clarinet, guitar, and bass as he was growing up. His passion for composition and teaching led to the completion of graduate degrees from the University of Northern Colorado and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Garrett has taught composition, music theory, music technology, and ear training as adjunct faculty at several institutions, but after completing his DMA Garrett taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Pennsylvania. Returning to Lincoln after teaching in PA has allowed Garrett to focus on composing new music for film, dance, choir, and band; coach and mentor composers building careers in composition; teach as adjunct at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln; and to teach guitar, bass, composition, theory, and piano at Harris Academy of the Arts. He loves working with dancers, artists, scientists, film makers, and music teachers. | IMDB

Stephanie Scurry, Gaffer 

 Nick Puleo, Script Supervisor

 Elaine Dill, Hair & Makeup

Melissa Dawn Edwards, Makeup 

Marisa Ditimus, Additional Art Design

Arman Billimoria, Production Assistant & Extra

 Dennis Yard, Land Rover Driver

 Rebecca Godina & Suzie Wydra, Location Manager, Sacred Heart Academy

 Luke Pensabene, Cpl. USMC, former, Location Manager, Rosewood Five Studios

 O’Connell Design, Main Titles & Credits


Col. Jere & Deb Carroll, USMC, ret.
Amalgamated Grommets
Elaine Dill Studio for Hair
Forth Dimensions Video Productions
Lens Flair
M2 Digital Post
National University Library
Newhouse Creative Services
Land Rover Club of San Diego