Lacey Chabert is best known for her role as Claudia on the Golden Globe Award-winning FOX
television series "Party of Five."
Chabert was most recently seen in Warner Brother's GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST opposite
Jennifer Garner and Matthew McConaughey. She received outstanding reviews and an MTV Movie
Award for her role in the box office hit MEAN GIRLS for director Mark Waters. She also starred as
Anjelica Huston's daughter in DADDY DAY CARE and as Brooke Ellison in Christopher Reeve's final
directorial project, THE BROOKE ELLISON STORY for A&E.
She most recently starred opposite Gena Rowlands in WHAT IF GOD WERE THE SUN for
Originally from Purvis, Mississippi, Chabert got her big break on the Broadway stage playing young Cosette in "Les Misérables." In 1998, she made her feature film debut as Penny Robinson in LOST IN SPACE. On television, Chabert has appeared in "All My Children" as well as several made- for-TV movies, including GYPSY starring Bette Midler, and A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN with Cloris Leachman. She has also voiced numerous animated films and TV shows, including "The Wild Thornberrys."
A veteran TV actress, Amy Davidson has seamlessly navigated the worlds of both comedy and
drama with her undeniable talent and vivacious personality. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, she studied dance
as a child, but soon discovered her true passion was acting. She moved to Los Angeles, where she
continued to study her craft with a variety of coaches and as a result of her dedication and perseverance,
she soon began what would be a long and fruitful relationship with television. After landing the role
of "Kerry Hennessy," Davidson spent three seasons on the hit comedy 8 SIMPLE RULES opposite Katey
Sagal, Kaley Cuoco, and the legendary John Ritter. When the show ended its successful run, she
continued to make audiences laugh with a stint on MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, and then showcased
her range with dramatic turns starring in Lifetime's Capture of the GREEN RIVER KILLER, and various
appearances on CSI: NY, CRIMINAL MINDS, and GHOST WHISPERER. She recently finished a
memorable turn opposite Ted Danson on CSI. Always ready for her next challenge, Davidson continues
to stretch her limits in every medium as she remains one of Hollywood's most intriguing young actresses.
Oona was born and raised in Soho, New York City. The daughter of filmmaker and poet Jonas
Mekas and photographer Hollis Melton, Oona grew up immersed in the world of art and cinema. She
started her career in film as a film programmer in New York and now continues to follow her creative
passions as an actor, writer and filmmaker. She has starred in many theater productions, countless
independent films and dozens of TV commercials. She was most recently seen on the big screen as Sasha
in Miranda July's The Future. She is a long-standing board member of Anthology Film Archives in NYC,
a theater and archive dedicated to the preservation and screening of cinema in all forms. Passionate about
living a life, which is kind to the planet, Oona follows a vegan diet and drives a car that runs on waste
vegetable oil. She is very happy to have been a part of the great team that made this film!
Vanessa Zima was born in New Jersey and partly raised in Pennsylvania before she moved to Los
Angeles. She began her film career at the age of eight in The Baby-Sitters Club (1995). Since then, she's
been selective in her roles, preferring to work in independent films such as Ulee's Gold, Wicked, Zoe.
Most recently, Vanessa appeared on House. When not working, Vanessa enjoys dance choreography and
playing the drums. She is the second of three actress Madeline(Californication) Yvonne (Young and the
Restless) sisters and they plan to take over Hollywood soon with original scripts and high quality
comedy. Move over Marx brothers!
Amanda Mae Meyncke grew up in Southern California where she would eventually attend Biola University to major in Film Production. Since 2007, she has written film reviews and conducted interviews for Film.com, where she is currently the acting TV Editor. She is haphazardly pursuing her Masters in Library Sciences, and has always wanted to have a real destruction party.
Trenton's experience lies in the physical production world, starting on features in the production offices of Bruckheimer Films, Walt Disney Pictures, New Line Cinema, Spyglass Entertainment and Touchstone Pictures. He then moved corporate for two years to assist the President of Physical Production for the Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Group. Trenton now is back freelancing as assistant to Patty Whitcher, Executive Producer of Marvel's AVENGERS (previously THOR).
Independently, Trenton has Produced DESTRUCTION PARTY as well as two other short films: BUTTONS IN THE GROUND and PRODIGAL. In May 2011, Trenton gained the vision and inspiration to start his production company, the Collaborate, the producing banner of DESTRUCTION PARTY. The Collaborate currently is in development of a feature film that Trenton hopes to put into production Spring 2012.
Kacie Calhoun studied Business and Communication at USC in Los Angeles and London. She's worked for the Walt Disney Company for 7 years at the Theme Parks, ABC Brand Management, and the Walt Disney Studios in Feature Physical Production. Most recently, she assisted Executive Producer Martin Baker and Director James Bobin on Disney's "THE MUPPETS," and has been able to see the film go from Prep to Post. She is thrilled to have helped construct DESTRUCTION PARTY.
Ever since taking a trip to Japan at an early age, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Charlie has been fascinated by the art of telling stories through a camera. A recent graduate of Biola University, he currently studies light somewhere underneath the sun.
Brittany Bradford primarily has designed short films
and commercials with genres ranging from magical realism and fantasy to comedies
and science fiction. After a short career in Theatrical Set Design, Brittany received her
Master of Fine Arts degree at The American Film Institute (AFI), in which she focused in
Brittany is currently working in the Art Department on Bruckheimer Films and Disney's LONE RANGER, which will be released in theaters Christmas, 2012.
To advance in her experience and craft, Brittany continues to consider Production Design opportunities on projects of all sizes whether commercial, short film television, special events or feature films.
Cris Mertens was born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Yokosuka, Japan. His international upbringing is due to his parents work for the Department of Defense. After graduating high school in Japan, he attended the University of Central Florida where he received his BFA in Film. He now resides in Los Angeles, California pursuing his lifelong interest in film editing.