CAST + CREW
MICHAEL REED - 'Bobby'
Michael spent the majority of his adolescent life a military brat, moving around the US and Germany. After receiving his undergraduate in Theater, Michael decided to focus on his love of film. His first feature found him in Michigan, where he froze his butt off. Vowing to himself a warmer environment, Michael moved to NYC for three years, then north to Rhode Island for nine years. Smart. Currently residing in Los Angeles, where Michael finally found blue skies and vitamin delta in spades. Happy and driven, the future is his oyster.
AUGIE DUKE - 'Jules'
Augie Duke was born on February 4, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Augustine Duke Kupper. She is an actress and producer, known for 6 Years, 4 Months & 23 Days (2013), Exit 0 (2019), and Burning Kentucky (2019).
ARMEN GARO - 'Gene'
Armen is an actor and writer known for The Departed (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and American Hustle (2013).
THOMAS G. WAITES - 'Larry'
Thomas G. Waites was born on January 8, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an actor and director, known for The Thing (1982), And Justice for All (1979), Money Train (1995) and is perhaps most well-known for his role in the cult classic film The Warriors (1979).
RAY MANCINI - 'Detective Presley'
THE 45 KING - 'Mark'
Mark Howard James (born October 16, 1961) professionally known as The 45 King, is an American hip hop record producer and disc jockey (DJ) from The Bronx borough of New York City. The 45 King first gained fame with his breakbeat track The 900 in 1987. He was also featured on the 1989-Hustlers Convention album on the UK label Music of Life, which is considered by many to be hip-hop's first-ever live album. The 45 King's big break came when Queen Latifah signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989 and released the album All Hail the Queen. The 45 King did extensive production on this album, and it is considered by critics to be among his best production work. In 1998, The 45 King produced Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) for Jay-Z. The song was a hit that featured a looped chorus from the original cast album of the Broadway musical Annie. In 2000, he produced the platinum- certified track for Eminem.
REMY MA - 'Cassi'
Additional acting comes from stellar hailed musician Remy Ma. Ma, American rapper discovered by Big Pun, came to prominence for her work as a member of Fat Joe’s group, Terror Squad. She is one of only five female rappers to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 chart and one of only three multiple winners of the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist. Ma is the recipient of two Vibe awards, two Source awards, and has been nominated for three Grammy awards. Since 2015, she has starred on VH1's reality series Love & Hip Hop: New York, alongside her husband Papoose.
ROBERT DEAN KLEIN - Writer
Robert Dean Klein has written over seventy screenplays, thirteen of which have been produced. His first, “A GOOD NIGHT TO DIE”, was a semi-finalist in the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship Competition. That film later premiered at the 2003 Tribeca Film Festival, starring Michael Rapaport and Debrorah Harry. Three years later, his film “DARK RIDE”, was distributed by Lionsgate, terrifying audiences across the country. Another of his films, “FRENEMY” (aka “LITTLE FISH, STRANGE POND”), which Klein wrote and co-produced, starring Zach Galifiankis and Matthew Modine, was also widely distributed by Lionsgate. Klein was hired by Michael Douglas’ production company, Furthur Films, to pen two film projects - the first, a modern take on the writing of Damon Runyon. Most recently, he was hired to co-write “STREET TAX”, a Philadelphia mob film based on real events.
CRAIG SINGER - Director
Pulling the vision together for 6:45 is director Craig Singer. After directing, writing and producing several award-winning shorts and feature films, Singer went on to found Fanlib and My2Centences, companies that predicted the integration of film with internet and social media. Singer was nominated for an Emmy in the interactive fiction category and his series has been honored many times by Telly’s and Webby’s. He is the co-creator of both Ollie Mongo and Cassi’s Poem along with legendary Rugrats creator Arlene Klasky. Singer took an eight-year diversion from the director’s chair when an entertainment company he founded in Tribeca sold to Walt Disney. He was asked to stay on as a Creative Vice President which he describes as an eye-opening opportunity. His latest project 6:45 was written by close friend and longtime collaborator Robert Dean Klein. 6:45 follows whose last feature length films Dark Ride and Perkins 14 (Lions Gate) both enjoyed theatrical success.