Twenty Million PeopleFilm Festival Awards

The Production Team

Michael Ferrell - Producer, Writer, Director, Actor

Michael wrote the play Jersey Shore House, produced most recently in L.A. starring Don Stark from That 70's Show and previously in NYC starring Tony Award winner Beth Leavel. Other plays: The Blue Martini (Off-Broadway, NYFringe Festival '06), Life is Short (CenterStageNY), Spring and Jake (Firework Theater), and Delayed Exposition (published: Eldridge Publishing). Michael wrote, co-created, and starred in the web series Stoop Sale, selected for the Independent Television Festival in L.A. and Hard Times, picked up for distribution on the online networks koldcast.tv and mypodstudios.com respectively. Michael trained at I.O. (Chicago), The Barrow Group (NYC), and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Chris Prine - Producer, Actor

Chris is a writer, director, editor, actor, and composer who took home "Best Web Series" and "Best Comedy" at the Independent Television Festival in L.A. for Octane Pistols of Fury, also selected for the New York Television Festival. Previous work as a filmmaker: Man-Man (New York Television Festival), The Stryker Files, Sandwich of Terror, Scissor Cop. He also appeared in Wunderkrafthaus (New York Television Festival). A veteran of the popular video screening series Channel 101, Chris also heads up his own production company, Escape Pod Films.

Devin Sanchez - Producer, Actor

Devin is an actress and comedian recently seen in the web series Michael Stahl-David: Behind the Star (Sony Pictures) and Stoop Sale (co-creator), which was selected for the Independent Television Festival and distributed by koldcast.tv. As a comedian she has performed at The Comedy Store (L.A./with Kevin Nealon), Caroline's (NYC), and Comix (NYC). As an actress she appeared off-Broadway in The Audience (Transport Group), on Law & Order (NBC), and the TV pilot Temps (New York Television Festival). She trained at The PIT (NYC), The Barrow Group (NYC), The Atlantic Theatre (NYC), and The University of Wyoming.