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    LAURA COLELLA
Writer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

Breakfast With Curtis is Laura's third narrative feature as Writer/Director/Editor, and she has also made several shorts. She was a Sundance Directing and Screenwriting Fellow with her second feature
Stay Until Tomorrow, which centers on an international drifter who drops in on her childhood friend, and proceeds to dismantle his ordered existence. Her first feature Tax Day follows two best friends on an eventful walk to the post office on April 15th. Laura’s films have screened at well over 100 festivals, winning over 25 awards. She studied film as an undergraduate at Harvard, and is represented by United Talent Agency and Circle of Confusion. She also writes and directs plays, teaches Directing, Screenwriting and Filmmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University and Vermont College of Fine Arts, collaborates on multimedia productions with the Everett Company, and freelances in screenwriting, cinematography and editing.



    MICHAEL A. JACKMAN
Executive Producer

After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986, Michael began working in a variety of capacities on films such as Mississippi Burning, Crimes and Misdemeanors, and Cape Fear. He went on to produce a number of independent films, including Sony Pictures Classics’ Just Looking, served as post supervisor on Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday, and partnered with Jason Alexander (Seinfeld) and Twentieth Century Fox to create the Agent Cody Banks films and the Bob Patterson TV series. Starting in 2002, Michael post supervised a string of Academy Award-nominated films including Gangs of New York, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Aviator and Super Size Me. In 2005, he became Senior Vice President of Post Production for The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films, where he oversaw post on more than 40 films. In 2007, Michael was recruited as VP and General Manager to build a state-of-the-art post production facility for Deluxe in New York. In 2011, he became Executive Vice President of Post Production for FilmNation, and also Chief Business Development Officer for Brevity Ventures. He serves on a number of Boards including ScenariosUSA and the New York Production Alliance (as Co-Chairman).


THEO GREEN - Syd
Theo is a painter who runs Inkblot Publications and Aftermath Books. He can often be found on the Purple Citadel grounds taking a long lunch with a never empty carafe of cheap burgundy. His memoir, Tropical Delusion, was published in 2011.

VIRGINIA LAFFEY - Sylvie
Gini holds a PhD in history and teaches history and women’s studies courses at the college level. When she is not teaching she is perfecting her vodka infusion recipes.

JONAH PARKER - Curtis
Jonah was fourteen at the time of filming. He has strong interests in acting, music, the visual arts, and science. He also loves to run, both competitively and recreationally. He is co-creator, with Theo Green, of the web series Breakfast with Theo.

YVONNE PARKER - Sadie
Yvonne has taught English literature in colleges and worked as a reporter for newspapers and television. She has incredible children and grandchildren.

DAVID PARKER - Simon
David works as a software engineer. He lives with his wife and two sons, and next door to his mother and sister, all of whom are in Breakfast with Curtis.

ADELE PARKER - Pirate
Adele holds a PhD in French Studies, teaches French, and makes a mean daiquiri.

AARON JUNGELS - Frenchy
Aaron is a founding Co-Artistic Director, performer and designer with Everett, a multimedia dance theater company. He has been been creating performance works and touring with them for over twenty-five years. He’s open to going Hollywood.

GIDEON PARKER - Young Curtis
Gideon was nine at the time of filming. His hobbies are running, archery, hip-hop dancing and reading.