THE TEAM - Barry W. Levy and Helenna Santos
Helenna Santos is an actor, writer and producer with Mighty Pharaoh Films. She is the founder of Ms. In The Biz, a magazine-style blog and collaborative community for women in entertainment, and co-authored the book Thriving in Hollywood!
She can often be found on panels at conventions such as San Diego Comic-Con, and has been interviewed by major press outlets including CNN. Her work as a contributing writer has been featured in MovieMaker Magazine, Backstage Magazine, and IndieWire.
In addition to producing numerous short films and digital series, she is currently in post-production for two feature films: an untitled sci-fi/horror movie, and the adventure/thriller At Your Own Risk, both of which she produced and stars in.
Helenna is of Filipino and Russian/German heritage, a US and Canadian dual citizen, and calls both LA, California and Vancouver, BC "home". She has a passion for dark chocolate, green smoothies, and indie film. And she dresses up like Walter White from Breaking Bad every year for Halloween.
Barry W. Levy
Levy burst onto the independent film scene in 2003 with his controversial debut feature, 'Spook'. It brought home 8 festival awards including 2 grand jury prizes, was the first Canadian feature ever accepted to the prestigious Shanghai International Film Festival.
His neo-noir short film ‘Check Brights’ and the animated ‘Division Denim’ were also very well received on the festival circuit, both taking home numerous awards.
Mr. Levy is also a seasoned Film and TV actor of over 20 years, and was recently seen in 'Mad Men', 'Perception', and recurs on 'Scandal', and he was also beaten up by Scott Caan in CBS’s 'Hawaii Five-0'. Barry played Captain Jason Dahl in A&E’s Emmy Award winning 'Flight 93', sold insurance in 'Scary Movie 4', and has also laughed it up on 'Psych' and Comedy Central's 'The Ben Show', and was a go-to recurring character for Chris Carter on both 'The X-Files' and 'Millennium'.
When he’s not too busy, Barry likes to make his wife, Helenna Santos, laugh by attempting to make bread in their home in Los Angeles.