Cast & Crew



Writer & Director

Ashlei Hardenburg-Cartagena

Ashlei Hardenburg-Cartagena is a queer Germa-Rican originally from Jersey City, New Jersey. Raised on cheerleading and Bon Jovi, she considers herself a karaoke princess with a passion for drama. After graduating from Vassar College with a B.F.A. in Film, she worked production in New York on shows like DAREDEVIL and JESSICA JONES. Her TV pilot script JERSEY RICAN was a quarterfinalist in the 2018 Final Draft Big Break Competition - Diversity Category, and a quarterfinalist in the WeScreenplay TV Pilot Contest in 2019. She was the Roadmap Writer's September 2019 Diversity Initiative winner. She also produced the student documentary PAPER STATE: UNDOCUMENTED, UNAFRAID, UNDETERRED which won Best Student Documentary at the American Pavilion in the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.


José Alvarez, Nite Fix Productions

Director of Photography

Cory Green


AJ Mattioli, Mattioli Productions


Damon Beirne

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