Jonathan Kofahl / Director of Photography
Jonathan Kofahl is a budding talent in the independent film world. He is a live and studio sound engineer, an accomplished photographer and graphic designer, and also a teacher of multi-media workshops that focus on low-budget video production and Internet distribution. This broad skill-set has taken him around the world, most recently to Cairo where he trained budding filmmakers and documented that city’s poverty-striken garbage cities. Jonathan serves Broke* as principal crew leader and assistant film editor. He is currently coordinating non-profit film projects centered around the issues of aids relief in Brazil and Kenya, and aids education in India. Jonathan lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Stacey Schroeder / Principal Editor
A young talent, Stacey Schroeder has quickly accumulated an elite laundry list of editing credits for clients including MTV, Nike, Comedy Central, and HBO . She graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in both Production and Art History. Stacey crafted her skill working in the commercial world in New York but relocated to Los Angeles last year and has since been working on longer format projects. She resides in Los Feliz, CA
Dan Beck / Executive Producer
Dan Beck is a 35-year veteran of the music industry and is considered one of the premier creative marketing experts and talent developers in the field. Beck was appointed president of V2 Records North American operations by Richard Branson. Prior to V2, Beck spent the majority of his career with Sony Entertainment Group, through its Epic label, where he served as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Beck was a key player in the campaigns and careers of music giants such as Michael Jackson, Pearl Jam, The Clash, Moby, Rage Against The Machine, Sade, Tammy Wynette, Gloria Estefan, and Luther Vandross. Dan has extensive experience producing music videos and short films. Serving as producer, his short film documentary Listen Smart: Safely Handling the Power of Sound won the prestigious Cine Golden Eagle Award. He and his wife, Clare reside in New York City. They have three children.
Stephanie Storey / Consulting Producer
David Kiersznowski / Associate Producer
Doug Holladay / Associate Producer
Reality Footage Cast