WRITER, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER
Cati Gonzalez was born in Cordoba, and raised in Barcelona, Spain.
She moved to NYC in 1990 where she became a Photographer working in Fashion. Her work has been seen in French Photo,I.D, Spin, Vogue, Colors, Vibe, Interview, Paper, Big, Blaze, Trace, Surface, Liberatiòn, El Pais, Mademoiselle, New York magazines and other publications doing celebrity portraits such as Director David Cronenberg, Russell Simmons, Notorious B.I.G., Pharrell Williams, The Ramones, David Byrne, Thurston Moore, Chloe Sevigny, Jaime King, Common, Beenie Man among others. She has also worked on various music artists’s album covers for Sony, Warner Bros., and Atlantic Records.
She has received many awards for her work such as “Festival De Le Mode Exhibition,” Nice, France, “The American Photography Magazine Awards”, French Photo listed as “Photographers of the Future” and Macy’s Windows Art Photographers Exhibition.
She has worn many hats as Writer/Director/Cinematographer/Editor and Co- Producer of the Film. As Cinematographer she goes under the name “De La Gata Real”
You can see some of Cati's photography work HERE
Mike Gonzalez is a Producer, Video Editor and aspiring Screenwriter. He is also the Co-Creator of Tompkins Square Park Films, and Cati and Mike Gonzalez Films.
As Producer to the film, he oversaw every facet of the entire Production and Post-Production process, including submitting to Film Festivals, facilitating all of the press exposure, handling all social media and marketing, contract negotiations and securing distribution for the Film.
Alex Leisenring is a graduate of Economics from Union College.
As Line Producer of the Film he assisted the Producer in executing the overall research prior to pre-production. He was also responsible for location scouting, booking locations, scheduling, purchasing equipment, props, wardrobe, payroll, managing all expenses and post-production.