After appearing in films and television shows as an actor, most notably Richard Linklater’s Suburbia, Sam Raimi’s Spiderman, and Tom McCarthy’s The Station Agent, Jayce Bartok was inspired to write and star in The Cake Eaters. Jayce’s critically acclaimed feature screenplay debut, was directed by Mary Stuart Masterson, stars Kristen Stewart and Bruce Dern, and premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. He wrote and directed the award-winning feature, Fall to Rise, in theaters Spring 2015. Jayce was recognized for his exceptional work on Fall to Rise with the Bulleit Frontier Filmmaker Award at the prestigious First Time Fest in New York City. Jayce has two more screenplays in development: Dream Country (based on the novel by Luanne Rice) and Red River, a dark thriller about mysterious drownings in Wisconsin. His past credits include co-director and producer of the award-winning documentary, Altered By Elvis, about lives changed by the King of Rock ‘n Roll, director of the short films Sunburn, starring Jack Falahee and Damian Young, the award-winning Jack and Paul and Stricken, starring Hayley Mills, producer of the award-winning short Suddenly… starring Terry Kinney, and writer of the SXSW winning short, Little Pumpkin. Jayce is a regular contributor to MovieMaker Magazine, and can be seen in The Following on FOX.
Tiffany received her BFA in theater from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Following a move to New York City, Tiffany worked consistently as an actress but soon discovered a talent for makeup artistry. She began to sharpen her skills on celebrities and film crews. Ultimately, the draw of the film world was contagious and Tiffany made the decision to direct and produce original films including her award winning documentary Altered By Elvis and the short film Little Pumpkin, which screened at the prestigious SXSW festival. She was also selected as a finalist for the AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women. Her out of the box producing talents have been the subject of a New York Times Arts Section feature. She has been a past jury member for the Memphis International Film Festival and the Vail Film Festival. Recent projects include producing Fall to Rise (Panorama Entertainment) and Red River for Vinyl Foote Productions, Suddenly… the award-winning short adapted from Etgar Keret’s short story, and The Showdown.