Renea Zeh - Founder/Producer
Renea Zeh is the founder and creator/producer of Casba Film LLC based in Brooklyn NY. Her women driven projects are in development and production, consisting of a feature documentary, pilot web series and comedy short. She also freelances as a camera person for events. Renea is passionate working with women collaborators and people of creativity in the film industry. Casba Films also consists of location properties on The North Fork of Long Island for filmmakers, industry and scriptwriters. She is a member of New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) and member of The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F) a 3 Link Fraternity of Friendship, Love and Truth.
Irina Chernikina - Creator/Producer
Irina Chernikina is a writer/director, editor and cinematographer and has been in the profession for fifteen years. Her brand credits are developmental through post, including feature and music videos. She is a member of New York Women of Film and Television (NYWIFT) and is a certified producer of Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN). Irina graduated from Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey with honors on the Dean's list. Her degree was AA Broadcast, Liberal Arts and Communication. She then graduated from Hunter College by obtaining a B.A. in film studies and once again making it onto the Dean's List. Irina's ambition was to start a film production company and proceeded to for eight years. She is know writing/directing and working on projects in development and in production. Her first feature film script is “Knockout” a female driven action film and a feature length screenplay comedy "Bum Next Door". In addition, she has written Sci-Fi series pilot “Beginning of the Circle” and developed a web series “Before The End” and “Monster Gene”. In 2018, she produced three short films and began production on two web series “Bedtime Stories Series" and “On The Set”.
Dree Morin - Freelance Graphic Designer/Photographer
Dree Morin is a Brooklyn NY freelance graphic designer with over a decade of experience. She has created full branding identity logos, website design and printed ad campaigns. During the past five years, she has freelanced for a self-publishing author, small businesses and organizations. In addition she works as a studio/product photographer. As a photographer for more than ten years she enjoys focusing her lens on nature and the man-made world of architecture.
Liza Rachenko - Filmmaker
Liza is a self taught filmmaker and freelancer. The first time she picked up a camera was when she was eleven. She has written, directed and edited over 25 films, full length and short. Liza has filmed movies around the world and her latest full-length film is “Elbrus Together” 2019, a documentary film about a family who is getting ready to climb the highest point in Europe. She is passionate, creating feel good movies, which make the audience happy.
Samantha Siberini - Communications Assistant
Originally from North Carolina, Samantha has worked in the entertainment industry in New York for almost six years. She moved to the city after graduating with a BA from Elon University’s School of Communications. In 2016, she was chosen to participate in the HBO Community Impact PA Program. Samantha works as an Accounting Clerk for television shows, and occasionally as a background actor in between other projects. She is a proud NYWIFT member, and it is her passion to support female filmmakers.
Casba Zeh - Casba Films
Casba Films is in memory of Renea's regal cat Casba. He was born in Port Chester, N.Y. in 1981, and named after The Clash song "Rock the Casbah". Casba was 22 years old when he passed away in 2003.