JORGE GARCIA

MICHAEL PETTED

A short film by Mandi Riggi

Cast & Crew

Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia

Best know for his portrayal as Hugo "Hurley" Reyes on the hit television show LOST, Jorge Garcia has recently been added to the cast of Hawaii Five-0 where he will begin as a series regular next season. His past performances include starring in Becker and Alcatraz, as well as memorable appearances on Once Upon a Time and How I Met Your Mother. His face is featured on front cover of the Weezer album Hurley, named for his character on LOST. Jorge played Steve Wozniak in the Funny or Die parody film iSteve and in the coming year can be seen in the movies Cooties opposite Elijah Wood and The Wedding Ringer opposite Kevin Hart.


Michael Petted

Michael Petted

Michael Petted earned a Los Angeles Ovation Award nomination for his portrayal of Ray in the play "Lone Star" opposite Don Swayze, produced by Patrick Swayze and Doris Roberts. Later that same year Michael starred in another Ovation nominated play "A Gift From Heaven" starring opposite Beth Grant and Tara Buck. He starred in the HBO series Unscripted directed by George Clooney. Most recently Michael starred opposite Lea Thompson and Judd Nelson in the comedy hit Mayor Cupcake, and in the award-winning short film A Good Thing, which was a big hit on the festival circuit. Michael began his career as a drummer, touring with many successful bands and jamming with Bob Dylan and Slash from Guns N' Roses. He releases his first solo album as a singer songwriter in April 2014.


Mandi Riggi

Mandi Riggi

Prior to SPADE, Mandi wrote and directed PARALLEL PASSAGE, which was nominated Best Short at the Deauville Festival of American Cinema by a jury presided by Roman Polanski. It was honored with a Silver Remi Award for Best Original Dramatic Short at Worldfest Houston and went on to travel the international film festival circuit screening at the Hamptons, São Paulo, Cinequest, San Diego, and Huesca Festivals, amongst others. It premiered on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) where Mandi was a featured director. Mandi is currently working on her animated script, "Shoe In", which was a finalist at the Fantastic Planet festival in Australia and has three other feature films and a TV show in development. Her screenplay "Before You say Goodbye" was selected into the 2010 Film Independent's Producers Lab. Mandi is also a playwright and has had plays premiere Off-Broadway in both New York and Los Angeles.


Kevin Fitzmaurice Comer

Kevin Fitzmaurice Comer

Kevin is a producer and member of the PGA and DGA. He most recently produced the British TV Show "DOLL & EM" starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells. "DOLL & EM" premiered at the London Film Festival last fall and is currently airing on SKY TV and HBO. Previously he produced the film "EXPECTING" starring Michelle Monaghan and Radha Mitchell, which premiered at SXSW in Austin and was theatrically released by Tribeca Films. His last film "THE TIME BEING" starring Frank Langella screened at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2012 and was released last summer. Kevin is a FIND alumni and Producing Fellow with his film, BEFORE YOU SAY GOODBYE, currently in development. Additionally he has produced a number of short films that have traveled the film festival circuit, including PARALLEL PASSAGE. His company, Psychonaut, produces commercials, promos and music videos.


Credits

Written & Directed by Mandi Riggi

Produced by Kevin Fitzmaurice Comer 

a Psychonaut production

Co-Producers – Mark Shockley, David Roshco

Music by Erik Friedlander

Cinematographer – Pergrin Jung

Editor – Bob Allen

Production Designer – Aaron Osborne

Sound Designer – Stanley Kastner

Costume – Dana Loats

Art Directors – Reynaldo Davis Carter, Steve DeSantis

Digital Colorist – Andrew Francis

 

Cast

Alfred – Jorge Garcia

Detective – Michael Petted

Cop – Jason Austin Cousins

Emma – Ellie Schwartz

 

Special Thanks

George & Bill Artope at Eye Edit

Jack Betts

Curtis Clark

Dorie Comer

Howard Deutch

Rick Garcia

"GL"

Kathryn Himoff

Maria Elena Infantino

Linda Lichter

William V. Malpede

Richard Muessel

Jaspal Rai

Patricia Schneider

Judith Weston

Tamara Wilson

Hughes Winborne

Mandana Yamin