Our Team

We, the people behind Bering Sea Productions, are pleased to meet you. Please click or touch each name to learn more about us.

GLACIERS


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Glaciers female lead
Alice Winslow

Alice Winslow recently graduated with an MA in Acting from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where favorite roles included Olivia in Twelfth Night, Medea in Medea and Yelena in Uncle Vanya. She is a new arrival to LA (hailing from New York) and only misses the rain some days. She is currently developing her solo show, #BlueBoar, into a short film. She is very honored to be working on
Glaciers.

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Glaciers male lead
Levon Rector

Professionally trained Levon Rector has played roles on television series such as True Blood along with independent films. Levon has appeared in several national commercials such as Toyota, American Airlines, McDonald’s, and Ford. Levon has modeled in campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch, Nike, Levis, and Speedo. Levon is currently emerging his craft at the Anthony Meindl Actors Studio in Los Angeles. Levon grew up in the Seattle area and from a young start was involved in sports. Football, Basketball, and Track were his strongest sports. Levon is still a big Seattle Seahawks fan, which has carried with him since he was 5. Levon’s sister Tracy Rector is a documentary filmmaker in Seattle and has recently involved Levon in producing a virtual realty project with her. This has given Levon a new outlook on acting. Levon says he is looking forward to working in the next Emmy Award winning series or any feature film opposite Denzel Washington.

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Glaciers short story author
Ryan W. Bradley

Ryan W. Bradley has pumped gas, painted houses, swept the floor of a mechanic’s shop, worked on a construction crew in the Arctic Circle, fronted a punk band, and more. He is the author of eight books, including Code for Failure, Winterswim, and Nothing but the Dead and Dying. He received his MFA from Pacific University and lives in Oregon with his wife and two sons.

PRODUCTION


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DIRECTOR
Alexandra Craft

Alexandra Craft has been working in film production since 2010, tackling projects of all sizes ranging from local Alaskan cooking shows to the Warner Brothers film Big Miracle (2012). She graduated with distinction from Stirling University in Scotland with a Master’s of Literature in Film Studies and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage in Journalism and Public Communications with an emphasis in Film and Telecommunications. Raised in Wasilla, Alaska, Alexandra currently lives in Oceanside, California.

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Allegra Givens

Allegra Givens is a film major at Chapman University and there is absolutely nothing she loves more than telling (or watching) a good story. Her favorite movie at the moment is Whiplash but more recently saw and loved Swiss Army Man. After graduation she hopes to continue down the assistant-director path since she loves organization, communication and puzzles. She says that scheduling is like a fun 1,000 piece puzzle. When not on a set or working at a local coffee shop, she’s usually practicing guitar or on the hunt to find good vegan ice cream!

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CINEMATOGRAPHER
Nicholas Bradford

Nicholas Bradford was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Over the past decade he has immersed himself in the world of film and photography, both professionally and artistically through several different genres and styles. For five years, he worked as a director, cinematographer, and editor for Alaska Channel, where he produced dozens of commercials, promotional films, and documentaries. He is currently attending Chapman University, Dodge College of Film to pursue a BFA in Film Production to later write and direct independent feature films.

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PRODUCER
Siedah Stewart

After moving nearly every year of her life, Siedah Stewart has gained a deep curiosity of the stories that connect people together. Getting her start in theater and working with children, Siedah has been an advocate for arts and financial literacy programs within schools. Currently at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts pursuing a BFA in Creative Producing with the intent to pursue graduate school in Europe and start a career in film finance.

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EDITOR
Julie Rychetnik

Julie Rychetnik has held a passion for film since a young age. Attending college at the age of 12 allowed her to graduate early from high school and move into the world of television news. Julie worked for 8 years between the local CBS and NBC affiliates in behind the scenes production. Graduating from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Baccalaureate in English with a minor in Theatre and a minor in Psychology as well as a Baccalaureate in Art, Julie went on to work for the Anchorage Fire Department. Currently she works as a Lead Dispatcher for their 911 center as well as running a photography business. Julie has created multiple media and art projects, winning national and local awards for television and photography; as well as raising over $56,000 for charity from the creation of a local heroes calendar. She resides in Anchorage, Alaska with her fiancé and daughter.

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PRODUCTION MANAGER
Marcy Martin

Marcy Martin has worked for more than twenty years in the social services field. She has a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Bachelor’s degree in Sociology.

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Heather Wilson

Born and raised in Arizona, Heather Wilson developed her love for painting and drawing before she ever set foot in a classroom. Once in school, she began taking private art classes in addition to her daily studies. Heather then continued with her passion for art in college. After graduating from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Communication she relocated to San Diego to turn her passion for art into a career. Somewhere between painting pots and creating logos, she became a certified yoga instructor and was admitted into the UC San Diego Extension Digital Art Center’s Graphic Design program. Heather graduates this summer, 2016, and hopes to start her own business as a freelance Graphic Design artist.

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COPYEDITOR
Allison Brock

Allison Brock been writing and editing as a passion project since 2008. With a professional background in marketing and content development, her experience includes creation and oversight of written materials ranging from social blogging to formal bylined articles and technical ghost writing. Allison received her Bachelor’s of Arts from DePaul University College of Communications with a double focus in Marketing/Public Relations and Organizational Communication. She currently lives in Seattle, WA and works in nonprofit development.

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WEB DEVELOPER & PHOTOGRAPHER
John Farrell MacDonald

John Farrell MacDonald started writing words and software (mostly software) before there was a www anything. He recently escaped a career as an engineer in the semiconductor industry to focus on developing web applications. When not coding up a website, he’s exploring his interests in photography, digital arts, and writing. He lives in Carlsbad, California, with his wife, author Victoria Melekian.