“This series will be an experience…if you want an acid trip in web video form…curl up, turn down the lights, and enjoy.” – Tubefilter
“The concept and execution are great…it’s ahead of its time!” – Koldcast.TV
“Wonderfully bizarre, cryptic and intriguing…the creators of The Third Age have a very clear, consistent and unique creative vision.” - Dauntless Media
“[A] combination of mad mythology and gritty verite…a potential epic in the making!” -Remarkable
“It is complex, not in a way that is hard to understand, but in a way that makes a fiction writer nod her head and appreciate the sophistication of what these filmmakers are doing. Don’t get hung on the word ‘psychedelic.’ There’s very real story here.” – The Buffaloe Pen
“It takes a position in a conversation with Kabbalah, Crowley and magicians like Grant Morrison, that…is always engagingly put forth. I hope to engage in this conversation as episodes air” – Pah
“Some seriously warped psychedelic edges!” - Acidemic-Film
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Patrick Meaney (Writer/Director/Editor) is a graduate from Wesleyan University, whose thesis film Universal Traveler won Best Film Prize at the 2007 LMC-TV Awards. In addition to The Third Age, Meaney’s current projects include Pre-Cognition – a webseries for the innovative content producer Gen247 Media, and development for a series of comic book related documentaries for Sequart.com.
Working closely with collaborator Jordan Rennart, Meaney wrote and directed Dream Life (2007) and Do Unto Others (2006) which were both awarded the Best Art/Music Prize at the LMC-TV Awards. Meaney’s other work includes Ricky Frost (2006) and Tabula Rasa (2005) – winners of the LMC-TV Awards Best Drama – Adult Category Award, as well as editor for the independent feature film Spy, starring actors Vincent Pastore and Frank Vincent.
Jordan Rennert (Writer/DP) graduated from Syracuse University in 2007 with a degree in Television, Radio & Film. Rennert’s previous work includes acting as writer/DP on his award winning thesis film Dirty Pool. Rennert has also worked at Left Field Productions as a shooter/editor on various TV shows including As the World Turns, The Principal’s Office, and Real Housewives of NYC. His current projects include The Third Age, and development for Pre-Cognition – a webseries for the innovative content producer Gen247 Media.
Amber Yoder (producer) is a producer/writer of innovative film and new media content. An honors graduate from Denison University (2007) with a B.A. in Media, Technology and the Arts, Amber has worked most recently as Associate Producer on the BBC funded documentary BLAST! with Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Devlin.
A co-organizer for the NYC Film Collective, Amber has been instrumental in organizing and structuring this production oriented community film group. Amber has produced several shorts with the NYCFC including One Dollar, Thieves, and Super Action News: Zombie Apocalypse. Amber’s current projects include The Third Age, The Last Ride of John Doe, and pre-production on the feature length film The Boyz of Summer.
Brian Townes (Christopher Zinnone) is a New York City actor/writer. He has performed in theatres all over NYC, in several shows in the NY Fringe Fest, regionally at The Forum and Luna Stage in NJ, and in the Almagro Classical Theatre Festival in Almagro, Spain. His film credits include Dang Nhat Minh’s Last Night I Dreamed Of Peace, and a recurring role as the villainous Jack in the Seoul Broadcast System’s mini-series The Lobbyist. Brian holds an MFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University, and a BA in Theatre Arts from St. Edward’s University. When not performing, he writes and produces television.
Misti Dawn Garritano (Morning) An actress, host, model and singer, Misti Dawn Garritano can be seen in national and local commercials, hosting and modeling on Cablevision, Fox, MTV, MSNBC, Pan Desi and Lifetime networks. Misti has also recorded voice-overs and has been cast in industrials for the Big 4. She can be found hosting segments with Restaurant Passion TV introducing various cuisine around the tri-state area and interviewing live at the New York City Halloween Parade. She studied at Texas State University with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Music.
Ted Spencer (Jerrod Wolf) A NYC based actor, Ted Spencer has appeared in several projects including shorts for The Onion News Network and the award winning student film Like Brothers. Spencer’s current projects include lead roles in the webseries The Third Age, and feature films A Dance for Grace and Aversion – which he co-wrote. When not acting, Spencer is a music recording engineer who has worked on scores for many films including American Splendor, Nanny Diaries, and Last Days of Disco, as well as several Academy Award-nominated documentaries.
Charlene Miller (Alicia) attended Hofstra University where she double majored in Theater & Film Production. She is continuing her studies at various schools in NYC. Previous webseries work includes the lead role of Tyler in Gen247 Media’s Deleted: The Game. Also plays guitar, sings, and writes and is currently recording a demo.
Scott Tyler (Leo) received a B.A. in Theater Arts from Drew University and graduated from a conservatory program through the Papermill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ. He has toured professionally with the George Street Playhouse and The Shoestring Players. Scott has booked principal roles in feature film, television, corporate industrial films and commercials while still maintaining his love of the stage. He was most recently was seen in a one-act play festival for the .
Tom Macy (Seth) is an NYC based actor who splits his between the stage and screen. On stage, he was recently seen at the Soho Playhouse the title role of the acclaimed “The Boy in the Basement,”also in “Macbeth” at the Mint Theatre, and in “The First Lowering” at the Metropolitan Playhouse. Film work includes leading roles in the features “Praxis” and “Overload. www.tommacy.com
Alex Berger (Mark) was born in Berkeley, California and raised just outside of New York City. A recent college graduate, he studied theater at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and at the British American Drama Academy in London. Alex’s selected roles include Pheres in “Alcestis” by Euripides, Kip in “Life Under Water” by Richard Greenberg, and Mr. Boyle in “The War Bride” by Lauren Wilson. Alex can be seen in the web-series “Life of Prudie” written and directed by Becca Schall. He is also a professional graphic designer who has worked for theater companies, colleges, and non-profit organizations, and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Brian Townes – Christopher Zinone
Ted Spencer – Jerrod Woolf
Misti Garritano – Morning
Hallie Cooper-Novack – Holly
Joel Seligmann – Milton
Alex Berger – Mark
Scott Tyler – Leo
Charlie Miller – Alicia
Tom Macy – Seth
Steven Deluca – Steve
Jonna Carter – Sophie
Zach Feldman – Donovan
Kristen Felicetti – Kristen
Jordan Rennert – Shaman
Jon Cimmino – Scientist
Brian Cimmino – Scientist
Robert Cutts – Police Officer
Carlos Carillo – Soldier
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