Caytha Jentis

Writer/Director/Producer

“Bad Parents, based on Jentis’ award-winning play “It’s All About the Kids” is the fourth produced feature film written by Caytha Jentis and her second outing as director. Her directorial debut, “The One” (2011), a romantic comedy starring Jon Prescott, enjoyed sold-out screenings at Cinefest, Frameline, Ridgewood, and Qfest, was released theatrically and on DVD/VOD through TLA Releasing. Jentis’ first produced screenplay “And Then Came Love” (2007) starred Vanessa Williams, Eartha Kitt, Michael Boatman, Stephen Spinella and Ben Vereen. Jentis also executive produced and produced the film, which – after following the festival circuit – opened theatrically, was licensed to Warner Premier Video for DVD/VOD, and continues to enjoy great success airing extensively worldwide on premium cable networks. “Exposed”(2009), a psychological thriller written by Jentis was produced by Media at Large and recently won “Best Suspense Feature Film” at the New York Independent Film & Video Festival in both New York and Los Angeles. The short film “The Dream House,” written and produced by Jentis is currently out to festivals.

Jentis, who is President of Fox Meadow Films, also has an extensive background in sales and marketing. She began her career as a literary agent and has worked as a Development Executive for ITC Productions. Jentis holds an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA and a BS in TV & Film from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.

Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo as Kathy

Petite, raven-haired, acerbic-tongued actress of film, TV and stand-up comedy, Janeane Garofalo has lived much of her life in the public eye, winning over generations of fans. Never one to shy away from the issues of the day, Garofalo has stood up for her political and humanitarian beliefs in film, TV, radio, and on the stage. Garofalo’s firm belief in freedom of expression and passion for unsung heroes has led her to champion indie-films, as well as small stand-up comedy spaces and theater venues. In a career that spans decades, Garofalo’s credits include over 100 film and television roles. Some of her most famous films include “Reality Bites,” “The Truth About Cats & Dogs,” “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion,” “Cop Land,” “Dogma,” and “Wet Hot American Summer.” Garofalo has garnered acclaim for her performances in HBO’s “The Laramie Project,” and “Wonderland.” TV series include: “The Ben Stiller Show,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Seinfeld,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Strangers With Candy,” “Felicity,” “The West Wing,” “24,” “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” and “Ideal.” Garafalo also lent her voice as Sheila on “King of the Hill,” and as Colette, the only female chef in the kitchen in “Ratatouille.” Recently Garofalo was seen in the New Group’s well-received Off-Broadway production, “Russian Transport.”