Cast (in order of appearance)
KENNY BAUMANN Mike
Audiences will recognize Kenny as Ben Boykewich in the popular ABC Family hit, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. After dreams of becoming a bull-riding astronaut subsided, Kenny Baumann started acting at the age of 11 in New York and Texas. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 14, and almost immediately landed a role as one of the leads in a pilot for FOX alongside Alan Ruck and Kristen Johnson, penned by famed playwright Nicky Silver. Most recently Baumann shot the independent feature Springbreak '83 with a cast that includes Jamie Kennedy, John Goodman, and Joe Pantoliano. More information about Kenny can be found at: www.kenbaumann.com
KATY SELVERSTONE Mother
Ms. Selverstone earned her BFA at prestigious Carnegie Mellon. Her career began on the stage in New York where she won a Fany award for Outstanding Broadway Debut in The Ride Down Mt. Morgan. Katy was also recognized on the West Coast in Los Angeles with 2 Dramalogue Awards for her work in Golden Boy and Indiscretion. Filmgoers will recognize Ms. Selverstone as Caro in Divine Secrets in the Ya Ya Sisterhood. Katy recently received the Best Actress Prize from Outfest for her role in indy film, The Politics of Fur. Ms. Selverstone has also been seen on some of TV's top shows from Seinfeld to CSI and Without a Trace. www.imdb.com/name/nm0783596
CHRIS COPPOLA Herbie
Rather than follow the footsteps of so many other thespians trying to get their foot in the proverbial door, Chris created a plaster foot, tied his resume around it and sent it to George Lucas with a note saying "This is probably the only way I am ever going to get my foot in the door." Mr Lucas was so impressed by Chris's creative efforts that he offered him a job at Industrial Light and Magic. After moving to Los Angeles (born In Brooklyn New York), Chris got his professional acting start in the hit thriller Spawn written by Todd McFarlane. He then became a series regular on the Internet TV show Frat Ratz playing the role of Scrog. In Theatre, his first dramatic performance was as "the grinch" in the Long Beach State production of The Grinch That Stole Christmas and he starred as Aldo Scaliki in John Patrick Shanley's Italian American Reconciliation. He also played Dean Martin in The Sacred Fools production of The Rat Pack.

Over the last five years Chris has collaborated with Robert Zemekis on The Polar Express and Beowulf . He had a reoccurring part on NBC's West Wing and he was a series regular on VH1's Red Light Green Light. Along with the two Uwe Boll movies coming out this year he's also can be seen in Undead or Alive starring Chris Kattan and Jamie Denton and Visioneers from the producers of Napoleon Dynamite. This year Coppola is featured in several high profile feature films. Columbia's Spiderman starring Toby McGuire, New Line's Simone starring Al Pacino and independent's LAX and Man's Best Friend. It seems that anyone with the last name of Coppola stays busy!.

Performing isn't the only calling Chris has, his most fulfilling work comes from teaching and performing with The Lost Studio's Les Enfants Magiques. www.imdb.com/name/nm0178875/
NICK TOTH Dr. Tollman
Nick Toth has appeared in many television shows over the years such as DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, 24, WEEDS, BOSTON LEGAL, MONK, THE MAN SHOW, a recurring role on EVENING SHADE and starred in his own series on Showtime, SHERMAN OAKS, as well as in the feature films AMERICAN PRESIDENT and STRIPES. In addition, Nick does TV and film Voice Over work-- most recently, TWO AND A HALF MEN, CATCH A FIRE, RENDITION and the Charlie Kauffman film, SYNECHDOCHE, NY. He lives in Los Angeles. www.imdb.com/name/nm0869354
MIKE FEDER Author of the short story "Here's Herbie"
Mike Feder grew up in New York City. For over twenty-five years he was the host of a weekly radio program on WBAI-FM in New York. He is currently heard nationally on Sirius Satellite radio.

Mike has performed his autobiographical monologues in theaters, colleges, and nightclubs across the country. His writing has appeared in Harper's and The New York Times Magazine. He has authored two books -- New York Son (Crown Publishers, 1988) and, more recently, The Talking Cure, A Memoir of Life on Air (Seven Stories Press, 2001).

Mike has been a paralegal, social worker, probation officer, bookstore owner, book editor and radio station manager.

He has two grown children and lives in Manhattan with his wife.

Here's Herbie first appeared in Harper's magazine -- (April 1988 issue).
It was also included, along with stories by authors such as Grace Paley and Richard Wright, in a nationally distributed anthology for high school students called A Multicultural Reader (Perfection Learning, Logan Iowa, 2002). www.federfiles.com

Crew
MICHAEL SILBERMAN Producer/UPM
Michael Silberman graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts and Film Production from Pasadena College of Arts and Design. Michael has worked primarily as a UPM and Line Producer, heading film projects in L.A., Seattle, Las Vegas, Florida and New York. His budgets range from small indie shorts and documentaries to features and television shows such as The Memory Thief, Vice, and Beyond Borders with Oliver Stone in Africa.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:
 • EMMY AWARD NOMINATION (2)
 • CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD
 • AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION "FREDDY AWARD" RUNNER UP
 • BLOCKBUSTER ENTERTAINMENT AWARD
 • WORLDFEST HOUSTON PLATINUM AWARD
 • WORLDFEST HOUSTON BRONZE AWARDS (2)
 • CLIO AWARD & 3 SHORTLISTS
 • MOBIUS ADVERTISING AWARD
 • JOEY AWARD
 • AICP TOURNING COMMERCIAL REEL INCLUSION (5)
 • NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL MEDIA NETWORK AWARD
KEN STIPE Cinematographer
Since 1993 Ken Stipe has been consistently working on television series as well as numerous feature films. Prior to his work as a director of photography, he worked as a grip and gaffer. This experience gives him a wide range of abilities and benefits to bring to the table for independent films. Some of his credits include: Chandler Hall, Father Xmas, Shark, Motives,The Hostage. www.kennethstipe.com
DAN ADAMS Production Designer
Dan Adams started off as an architecture major at Tulane University, before tossing it all aside for a career in film. He has worked in virtually every aspect of film production, but finally found his passion lay in the world of Production Design. Since that time, he has production designed over 10 features, 100 music videos, and countless commercials. Dan is currently splitting work between several projects, including a series of self-produced animation shorts, a surrealist feature with French auteur Chris LePlus, and a horror TV series. Dan is the father of a 2 year old girl and a Doberman with his wife and accomplice Heather. They currently split residence between Atlanta, where there are many trees, and Los Angeles, where there are few.
BARBARA INGLEHART Costume Designer
Barbara Inglehart's eclectic costume design career has spanned over twenty-five years including designs for feature films, television series, commercials, theatre, dance, music videos, and rock stars. Her design credits include Walter Hill's boxing film Undisputed, the many parallel universes of the television series Sliders, capturing the darkly comic tones of the critically acclaimed Good vs Evil, and the wacky and unique clothing designs for David Lee Roth. In recent years, she has been employed as Costume Supervisor on the hit series Ghost Whisperer and was the In House Costume Designer for Costume Rentals Corporation. Barbara is also co-author of "Shopping LA: the Insiders' Sourcebook for Film & Fashion", now in its 3rd edition, a resource guide for the costume/clothing world. www.bidesigns.com
DAVID RAIKLEN Composer
David began studying keyboard and composing at age 5. He wrote, directed and scored his first film at age 9. He attended, then taught at UCLA, USC and CalArts. Among his mentors are John Williams and Mel Powel. He has worked for Fox, Disney and Sprint. David has received numerous awards for his work, including a 2004 American Music Center Grant. Dr. Raiklen has composed music and sound design for theater (Death and the Maiden), dance (Russian Ballet), television (Sing Me a Story), cell phone (Spacey Movie), museums (Museum of Tolerance), concert (Violin Sonata ), documentaries (Atlantis: Secret Starmappers), and features (Boone Style, 30,000 Leagues Under the Sea). He is commissioned to write a new violin concerto for film.

David Raiklen compositions have been performed at the Hollywood Bowl and the first Disney Hall. David is also host of a successful radio program, Classical Fan Club, where guests include Joshua Bell and John Williams.

Current projects include a thrilling revelation of the soviet space program, The Secret Life of Gagarin, featuring Elliott Gould. He is scoring the feature debut of teen director Anne-Sophie Dutoit, Faded Memories. When asked the function of music, David replies "Music is keeper of the heart".

Post Production
DAVID SAMS Editor
David Sams started the first independent production facility, Telematrix, Inc., in his native Indiana. While there he directed and edited hundreds of local and regional TV commercials and industrials as well as live and taped network shows such as ABC Wide World of Sports and CBS/NBC news. David moved to L.A. to work at Telepictures and Lorimar overseeing post production. In 1985 Sams became a principle at Creative Vision Group providing creative services to Hilton Hotel Corporation Worldwide for which he has garnered numerous awards. Known for his keen eye and his ability to tell a story David remains the "go-to" guy for troubled television and film projects. One of Sams' many projects was the Emmy nominated Carol Burnett Show Stoppers one of CBS TV's highest rated shows of all time. www.cvisiongroup.com
L.A. DIGITAL
Founded in 1995, LA DIGITAL POST, INC. is an exclusive "Post Production Editorial Solutions Provider" with two locations in Los Angeles and one in New York City. Supported by a staff of highly trained technical consultants, whom are AVID Certified Service Representatives, Apple Certified Service Representatives, and whom have a comprehensive understanding of film, video, audio, graphics, effects, and their integration into the digital realm. Our technical support is available 24 hours per day, every day of the year, and is staffed by some of the most experienced technicians in the non-linear world. www.ladigital.com

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