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Jessica Ammirati
Director/Executive Producer

Farm Story director, producer, and co-creator Jessica Ammirati is an independent director and producer based in New York. In 2008 she founded Going to Tahiti Productions with the mission of creating more opportunities for women in the entertainment industry. She has directed and produced theatre, mostly original works, all over New York, as well as music videos and short films.


Terri Viani
Writer/Executive Producer

Farm Story writer, producer, and co-creator Terri Viani heads up production company The Writer, ink. Viani has a Master's Degree in Communications from Boston University, and got her professional start as a writer with Jumbo Pictures/Disney in New York. She has written for stage, television, advertisements, websites, and newspapers. Farm Story is loosely based on her experiences moving from New York City to Pomfret Center, a small rural town in the “Quiet Corner” of Connecticut.


Alex Payne
Director of Photography/Producer

Alex Payne moved to New York from rural Indiana in 2007. He studied film at New York University, New York Film Academy, and Brooklyn College. Alex has worked on short films, feature films, music videos, web series, documentaries, promotional videos, and more.


Thomas Zaccheo
Production Sound Mixer

New York native Thomas Zaccheo attended Brooklyn College in 2008, with a concentration in Film; it wasn't until the end of his third year, however, that he discovered sound mixing, and his creative calling. In three short years he's created a strong on-set presence, working on 32nd short films, seven features, three documentaries, and numerous corporate shoots. 


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Julia Haubner
Sam Saylor

Some past credits include: TV: The Following, Blue Bloods, The Onion News Network, One Life to Live, The Education of Max Bickford. Web Series: The Stay At Home Dad, Broadway: Les Miserables (Eponine u/s), National Tour: Les Miserables (Fantine u/s, Eponine u/s) Off-Broadway: The Director’s Company’s world premiere of The Milliner as Amalia, Sake with the Haiku Geisha (Gotham Stage Co). Regional: Passin’ It On with Len Cariou (Coconut Grove Playhouse), Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde (Merry Go Round Playhouse), Petra in A Little Night Music (North Shore Music Theater), Dingo Dog in Just So (Goodspeed Opera House), Jennie in Shenandoah (North Carolina Theater).  She has a BFA in Acting/ Musical Theater from Carnegie Mellon University.


Logan James Hall 
Andy Saylor

Logan James Hall hails from a small mountain town in Oregon, though the concrete jungle suits him now, he still keeps a little piece of the country boy he was, always with him. He has been practicing theater since childhood, gallantly beginning his career as a 4th grade demon leaping from Pandora’s Box in his school play. After attending the University of Oregon he followed his passion to New York City to continue studying. Subsequently he graduated from The Neighborhood Playhouse School of The Theater.

Since graduation, he has been blessed to work on some wonderful projects, a few favorites being Sir Toby in TWEFLTH NIGHT at Alabama Shakespeare Festival and as Hoopoe in a production of CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS with Adirondacks Lake Center for the Arts.


Eric Percival
Kyle Saylor

Eric Percival received his acting training at LAMDA in London and the T. Schreiber Studio in New York.  Off-Broadway NYC stage credits include My Purple Wig (Theatre Row) and the lead role in the American premiere of August Strindberg's Mr. Bengt's Wife (Strindberg Rep).  Other NYC stage credits include Island (New York Shakespeare Exchange), The Picture of Dorian Grey (Outstanding Supporting Actor - Planet Connections), Bubby's Shadow (Outstanding Lead Actor - MITF), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, A Snowfall in Berlin (Nylon Fusion), Mein Uncle (3V Theatre), and Hamlet Bound and Unbound (Outstanding Lead Actor nomination - MITF).