jacqueline-headshot-for-replacement500xJACQUELINE MURPHY

Producer/Director/Writer and Creator

Jacqueline Murphy makes her directorial debut with her new film The Admired, which she also produced, wrote and stars in. She began her career as an actress in NYC and had the good fortune to work in films by such directors as Martin Scorsese in Goodfellas, Woody Allen in Radio Days & Hannah and Her Sister’s, Mike Nichols in Regarding Henry and Wolf, Ron Howard The Paper and Nora Ephron in Mixed Nuts. She was inspired by these great directors and decided to expand her career into directing, producing and writing, and The Admired marks her debut as a film director. Jacqueline’s film The Admired has won several awards, including Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2017 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, London. Jacqueline has also won awards for her directing at the Accolade Global Film Competition and Best Shorts Competition.

lynnenewtonheadshotLYNNE NEWTON

Co-writer/Associate Producer

Born and raised in the Midwest in Kansas City, Lynne got her start performing as a dancer at the age of 7. She moved to Los Angeles in March of 1997 to study acting with the Anita Jesse Studios and began working almost immediately. Lynne has over 40 acting credits as well as 6 films as Producer. In 2012 she won her first Best Actress Award at the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival, and has won three more Best Actress awards including the Honorary Award for Best Actress at the St. Tropez International Film Festival in Nice, France. She has also shares a win Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film, 2017 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, London for The Admired.

leonid-andronovLEONID ANDRONOV

Co-writer/Associate Producer and First Assistant Director

Leonid Andronov is a writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. In his hometown of Yekaterinburg, Russia he was inspired by the New Drama movement, a theater group specializing in gritty provocative plays, and in 2007 he won the 1st Prize of Eurasia International Dramatist contest with his play Karma of Success. In 2012 Leonid moved to Los Angeles where he earned his second degree in Filmmaking, and shot his first feature, 29 kilometr (2012) based on his own experiences in a rock band. He has since made several films, including Emerald Dream, Golden Key and The Rat. He also shares the award for the Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film, 2017 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, London for The Admired.

egor-imdb-203x300EGOR POVOLOTSKIY

Director of Photography

A native of Russia, Egor has been the Director of Photography on many films including The Admired, As We Say Goodbye, Arabian Swan, Culture of Fear, We Are Enemies, Sabre Dance, Death of a Government Clerk, and Red, Blue, and Purple. He has also been nominated for Best Cinematography in a Short Film at the 2017 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, London for The Admired.

ruy-folgueraRUY FOLGUERA


Ruy Folguera is a Los Angeles, California based composer. Born in Buenos Aires, he finished private courses in piano, composition, harmony and counterpoint before being awarded a full scholarship to continue studies abroad. After a Magna Cum Laude graduation at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he moved to NYC and went on to producing and arranging for artists such as Roberta Flack and Jerry Barnes, producer of Chaka Kahn and Chic. As a producer, performer and arranger, Ruy has worked with luminaries of the music scene, including Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Colin Hay of Men At Work and Neal Schon of Journey to name a few. Folguera has collaborated with many legendary composers such as Lalo Schifrin, Maurice Jarre and Alan Menken, and has composed music on such films as Finding Nemo, Rush Hour I, II & III, and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008). Ruy’s awards include the ASCAP Best Song of the Year award for the film Zapata in 2005 and a Golden Globe Award for the Rush Hour I score (1998). Ruy won the Award of Merit Best Composer award for The Admired at the Accolade Global Film Competition.

david-bartlettDAVID BARTLETT

Editor, Post Production Supervisor, Supervising Sound Editor, Mixer and Associate Producer

David Bartlett is a filmmaker, actor, teacher and human rights activist. David began his career making his first film as a director at the age of 10, and since then has worked on over 120 feature films including Pulp Fiction, Speed and Total Recall. He has worked with filmmakers such as James Cameron, Quentin Tarantino, Joel Silver, William Friedkin and Katherine Bigelow, and actors such as Morgan Freeman, Lawrence Fishburne, Patrick Swayze and Doris Roberts. David has won over 50 film festival awards and an Emmy nomination for the mini series Space. He has worked as a producer, director, writer, cinematographer, editor and composer. His films have been screened and won awards at festivals such as Cannes, Sundance, SXSW and Beverly Hills. He has made documentaries as a human rights activist and has also taught filmmaking and screenwriting at every major film school in Los Angeles, including The American Film Institute, The Los Angeles Film School and The New York Film Academy. David won the Award of Excellence for Best Editing award for The Admired at the Accolade Global Film Competition.