Joseph Robert Redl 

Director, Writer, Producer

Joseph is an American director, screenwriter and producer, born and raised in the suburbs of New Jersey. He is a director of narrative films, music videos, and commercials with roots in low-budget productions. His last two project were Kingwood (2016) and X’s on Trees (2015), which he both wrote and directed with the help of his fellow peers and collaborators with whom he often works. His inspirations come from the great works of Stanley Kubrick, David Fincher, and Paul Thomas Anderson. He is a firm believer in working with his peers and staying loyal to those who believe in his work.

Michael DiGioia

Director Of Photography

Michael is a New York based director of photography who has worked all over the globe. His work encompasses narrative shorts, commercials, and television. He tends to find inspiration through the work of his peers and the greats who came before him. He studied the works of Gordon Willis and Reed Morano to create the visual language of the film. Michael cofounded Capital G Productions with business partner, and often gaffer, Bryan Scuteri. Capital G is excited to expand its repertoire to include the production of such films like “Punchline” and hope to continue in narrative ventures in the future. See more of his work at

Dan Keohane


Dan Keohane is an editor who has previously worked with director J.R. Redl on Kingwood (2016), X's On Trees (2015), and Courtin' the Wart (2016), and has edited other short films such as A Crib (2016). Dan has had a desire to entertain since reading Captain Underpants at the age of eight, which inspired him to begin drawing. His interest in filmmaking, however, didn't begin until 2008 when he saw WALL•E and became determined to create an animated film someday. He began his editing career during a high school video production course that eventually earned him a scholarship. Aside from editing, Dan enjoys photography, cartography, vexillology, and long socks. His favorite colour is orange.

Peter Ryan


Peter Ryan is a producer with a startup mindset. He has been part of the founding teams of Storysmith Productions and Minetta Studios, where he managed finances and logistics for various projects. His film "Half Empty" was an official selection at New Filmmakers New York, NYC Indie Film Awards, Katra Film Series and was awarded Best Screenplay at NYC Indie Film Awards. On that film, his credits included writer, executive producer, and assistant director. He also works as a marketer helping startups grow.


Joseph Robert Redl

Executive Producers

Dante Giannetta | Michael DiGioia | J.R. Redl

Director of Photography

Michael DiGioia

Sound Department

Mixer: Kyle Murphy

Boom Operator: Shane O’Neill

Art Department

Production Designer: Burak Aydogan

Key Hair & Makeup: Alexa Arribito

Addt’l Hair & Makeup: Kristi Long


Daniel Keohane


Dante Giannetta

Associate Producer

Peter Ryan

G&E Department

Gaffer: Jabri Rios Rhodes

Best Boy: Mike Miller

Key Grip: Dana Woods

Grip: Steven Zang


Caterer/Set Chef

Chris DiGioia

Post Production

Composer: Kyle Murphy

Graphics: Dante Giannetta

Colorist: Michael DiGioia

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