Chris & Don. A Love Story
Born in West Virginia, Tina Mascara is a graduate from the Film program at the Los Angeles City College. She wrote, produced and directed two independent feature films: JACKLIGHT (2000) and ASPHALT STARS (2002). Both films have been shown and awarded at several domestic and international film festivals, including the Calcutta International Film Festival, The Palm Springs and the Madrid Film Festivals. Tina also has extensive experience as a freelance writer and editor.
Born in Italy, Guido Santi started his career writing and directing short films, and collaborating with “Ipotesi Cinema,” the group of young filmmakers coordinated by award-winning director Ermanno Olmi (THE TREE OF THE WOODEN CLOGS). After receiving his Master’s degree in Film Production at USC, Guido has worked producing and directing TV special and documentaries. He lives in Los Angeles where he co-founded Asphalt Stars Productions with Tina Mascara. He is a lecturer in Film Aesthetics and History of Cinema at the College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita-California.
Narration of Isherwood’s diaries MICHAEL YORK
Director of Photography RALPH Q. SMITH
Production Designer FRANCISCO STOHR
Character Animation KATRINA SWANGER and KRISTINA SWANGER
Photo Sequences by RODNEY ASCHER
Supervising Sound Editor ANDY HAY
Original Music MIRIAM CUTLER
Associate Producers SIGNE JOHNSON MARTINA BATTISTICH
Produced by JULIA SCOTT TINA MASCARA GUIDO SANTI JAMES WHITE
Executive Producers JAMES WHITE ANDREW HERWITZ