Seth Chitwood (Angelwood PIctures Co-Founder)
Seth Chitwood is the creative director of the production company, Angelwood Pictures. He is the creator and director of seven award-winning web series (Family Problems, The Girl in the Attic, Testing: The Series, Lungs, and In the Bedroom). He recently produced his 200th web series episode. He is the recipient of eleven LA Web Series Festival Awards for writing, producing, and directing. He also received the 2016 'Rising Star' Award from Imagine Magazine. He is a Rhode Island College graduate with a double major in Film Studies and Theater Performance. See all of Seth's current projects here.
See Jan Waldman interview Angelwood Pictures Co-Founder Seth Chitwood on Aspire TV.
Charlie Alejandro (Consulting Producer / Head Police Training Specialist))
Charlie began her career with the Metropolitan Police Department on December 17, 1984 and became a Trooper with the Massachusetts State Police when the police consolidation law took effect on July 1, 1992. During her years with the Metropolitan Police she worked in a number of units, including: Charlie served as the only female officer on the Special Operations Unit (SOU), as an Intel officer, search & rescue, and special response team (SRT) member. She had assignments in the Speakers' Bureau, as an academy drill instructor, court officer, as well as a certified rape and child abuse investigator. After the merger she was selected as an alternate on the S.T.O.P. team, was on the Weed & Seed team in Chelsea, worked as a homicide detective and undercover officer at Suffolk CPAC, on the DEA Task force at Logan Airport, in the major crimes unit as well as road trooper and registry of motor vehicles road tester. After her retirement in 2001, she worked as a community organizer for the City of Lowell, assistant project manager for Vance International, and as a criminal justice instructor for Lincoln Technical Schools. Charlie has successfully run CPG-CP-Group Training & Security with her husband and is co-founder of Sarah's Joy Foundation. She is also the creative director of Beantown Statie Production Company having produced Code 13: Unreadable, Testing: The Series, The Girl in the Attic, and other upcoming projects.
Mel Alejandro (Police Training Specialist)
Mel graduated from Salem State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Administration of Criminal Justice and a minor in sociology. Mel Alejandro graduated with the Massachusetts State Police 68th RTT academy class. Trooper Alejandro has served the State Police for over 29 years and worked undercover for 15 years, partnered with various agencies such ATF, FBI DEA and customs. Mel Alejandro is the co owner of CPG-CP-Group Training & Security, and is the director of Risk assessment and security training. Mel Alejandro and his partner Charlie Alejandro are specialists in executive protection, tactical training for security personnel as well as developed training programs to help actors develop their skills for playing police/military roles.
Jan Waldman (Head of Casting)
Jan started her acting career at the age of 51; and in just three years has completed over 60 film projects, including 20 commercials. She is best known for her recurring appearances in the Emmy Award-winning TV show The Folklorist (NewTV), and most recently in the role of Mrs. Worrall in Princess Caraboo. She has her own TV show, Entertainment Plus with Jan Waldman, at SATV in Salem, MA. She is both host and producer of the show, which highlights topics of interest around New England.
Acei Martin (Production Coordinator / Actor Advocate)
Acei was raised in NY and moved to Boston, where she is currently based, after graduating from Manhattanville College in 2012 at 20 years old; she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance/Theatre and Business Management. She is the production coordinator and actor advocate on set for Testing: The Series. She also plays Nurse Sugarplum in the series. In addition to Testing, Acei has also worked as crew on a number of other productions. She was a production assistant on Grace, Wheelman, and Shades of Shay. Her other past crew roles include being a stand-in and stunt double for India Eisley in Altar Rock. She has also been a stand-in for Debby Ryan on Grace and for Caitlin Carmichael on Wheelman. Acei Martin is also an actress, having appeared in over 50 projects.
Seng Varipath (Cinematographer)
Seng Varipath, also known as seng2kx, is a cinematographer based out of the Lowell/Boston, MA area. He is the cinematographer for Testing: The Series and Code 13: Unreadable. He has been in the film industry for over 10 years and has traveled the country working on projects from Boston to LA; working with artists like Lindsey Stirling, Echosmith, and Jeffrey Eli Miller; and companies such as Microsoft, SureFire Creative Studios, New Hitz, FanRave, UniFirst, the Varano Group, Student Universe, Roman Media Inc., and Beantown Statie Production Company. As a cinematographer he is in charge of capturing the best possible images on camera regardless of the budget or time allowed. From music videos to television commercials, web series, and movie shorts, seng2kx is a diverse DP who simply gets the job done no matter what.
Mary C. Ferrara (Webmaster of Angelwood Pictures' Websites)
Mary began both acting and web development in the late 90s. Besides being the webmaster for Angelwood Pictures she has appeared in three of their web series, Red Circles (Gloria Jackson), World's Worst Director (Katie), and Family Problems (Larissa), and the short film The Women of Harry (Woman #14 / Woman #38). She has also appeared in several other web series, films, and plays. At her day job, Mary is the Email Development lead in the Digital Marketing Dept. of WGBH. She's the coding mastermind behind many of WGBH's weekly and monthly email newsletters, as well as WGBY's and NHPTV's. So with Angelwood Pictures' sites she enjoys getting back to regular ol' web pages, and is hoping to try new techologies for future sites.
Dov Kling-Levine (Unit Production Manager)
Dov journeyed into the film world a nearly year and a half ago. During that time he's worked on studio, independent and documentary films; as well as music videos, commercials, photo shoots, and live events. He began working with Angelwood last summer, as a PA for their film Code 13: Unreadable; and has continued working with Angelwood, serving as production manager for their LA Web Fest-nominated web series Testing: The Series.
Anny Din (Consulting Associate Producer / Assistant Director)
Anny (ah-knee) Din is a Lowell, MA native that loves to produce. She has a background in digital filmmaking and has been producing many different types of projects since 2014. Her experience covers a wide variety, including commercials, upfronts, short films, music videos, web series, and animations. She is the associate producer for Testing: The Series and is simultaneously working as the associate producer for Viewpoint Creative and Dog Ear Sound in Newton, MA. Anny brings organization and positivity to the production which makes her an amazing asset to the team.
Thomas Bo (Cinematographer)
TBO's journey to become a director is an inspiring one. During his deployment to Afghanistan in 2009-2010 with the 1-501st Airborne regiment, he witnessed the death of his squad leader and Platoon leader. He then realized that he wanted to do something meaningful with his life.
His inspiration sparked when he stumbled upon his fellow soldiers producing music. TBO was intrigued and discovered what he wanted to pursue as a career. After his enlistment with the United States Army, he moved back to his hometown Lowell, MA and sought out his path to making his dream a reality.
TBO graduated with a Bachelors degree in Entertainment Management/ Audio Concentration from Bay State College in 2016. Through his studies during his college years, he was required to find an internship in which he needed to graduate college. He came across a Grammy-nominated music studio that was looking for new recruits. Surefire Creative Studio later hired him as an intern. Soon after his internship, he became a music producer and film director after linking up with his friend Seng2kx.
Today he continues to strive to be a better film director. TBO's dream is to help influence and inspire people through his work. He hopes to one day share his story of his deployment in Afghanistan; he will ultimately contribute to making the world a better place through film and music. He has done the cinematography for Code 13: Unreadable, Testing: The Series, and UnWILLING: A Short Film.
Stephanie Eaton (Script Supervisor / Story Editor)
Eaton has served as the script supervisor and story editor for Testing: The Series. Although she is relatively new to the production side, she also served as the story editor for World's Worst Director: Season Three. Eaton is a talented performer appearing in films such as: The Exiled, Lord of Cinders, Bad Drones, What's in a Fortune, Academy, Bloodyback, and television series like American Gothic, The Folklorist, and This is How it Starts. She has also appeared in Angelwood Pictures' Family Problems as Adult Lilly receiving a 2017 Angel Award nomination for Best Dayplayer. She will also be guest starring on World's Worst Director and will play Detective Fitzgerald in Code 13: Unreadable. She also plays Nemarissa on Testing: The Series. Eaton has also been a volunteer reader for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation BookPALS program in Boston, MA.