Meet the Cast and Crew of Binders

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Jacob Betts as Fred

Jacob Betts is a Los Angeles-based actor originally from the Midwest. Betts has a double major in Cinema and Theatre from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. He has attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Yale University’s Acting in Film Summer Session, and he’s studied improv at The Upright Citizens Brigade, The Groundlings and Second City. Betts produces the ongoing web series TorchQuest, and plays a major role in the upcoming film Brotherly Lies, currently in post-production.


John Patrick Daly as Barney

John Patrick Daly is a Los Angeles based actor, writer, producer, and fight choreographer. His work has taken him from California to New York, and internationally to London and Amsterdam. Recent credits: Car Lot; Twisted Sister; How I Became A Superhero; New Kid on the Block. He strives to make work that is socially impactful and relevant, while giving audiences a chance to escape to another world.

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Sarah Schulte as Betty

Sarah “Sarahnade” Schulte is a SAG/AFTRA, AEA actress, singer/songwriter, and all around performer. Her most notable works include; “Fantomas: Revenge of the Image” International Tour in China, Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden as Mrs. Claremont, “When Colossus Falls” winner of Best Drama and Best Ensemble in a Drama at INK Fest 2019, “The Galen Project”- in which Schulte starred and Co-directed and won Best Female Direction from Los Angeles Women’s International Film Fest, and "just recently booked her first TV Pilot. Stay Tuned!


Rachael Carnes:  Writer

Playwright Rachael Carnes received a 2020 Oregon Literary Fellowship, and has had productions of her work across the U.S., U.K., the Middle East, Canada and Asia, with invitations to develop work at the Inge Theatre Festival, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Playwriting Intensive, the Midwestern Dramatists Center Conference, the Mid-America Theater Conference, the American Association for Theatre in Higher Education New Play Development Series, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, the Great Plains Theatre Conference and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival. Her work is seen in many literary journals. She and her family live in Oregon.

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Rebecca Lynne:  Director

Rebecca is the founder of Dean Productions. As a theatre director, her work has been seen around the world, including New York, London, New Jersey, Washington DC, Bali, and California. Among her solo directing credits are The Last Five YearsInto the Woods, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Comedic Tragedy of Macbeth, The 39 Steps, Sleeping Beauty Ballet, The Lady of Shallot, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Ghost Sonata, the Opera. Rebecca currently works as the director and editor of educational videos for Military Disability Made Easy. Binders and The Rise of the Binders, the prequel mini-series, are her film directorial debut.

Jeremy Leung:  Cinematographer

Jesse Baldrige:  Lighting Designer

Caitlin McCarthy:  Scenic Artist

Peter Liu:  Editor