ROSS FERGUSON — Writer/Director/Producer
Ross Ferguson is an award-winning Writer, Director and Producer based in Vancouver, Canada. Ross' short films have played at international film festivals in 10 countries, been broadcast on television in Canada and the U.SA. and been nominated for several Leo awards. PRIMARY is his first feature-length film.
Ross studied at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Film).
VINCE PROKOP — Producer
An award-winning Producer, Vince has produced music videos and web content in addition to his first feature film, PRIMARY.
His video Jitters by Madchild & Matt Brevner (featuring Dutch Robinson) won the Leo award for Best Music Video in 2013 and was also nominated for Hip Hop Video of the year at the 2013 Much Music Video awards. Vince is currently developing new projects through Deeply Scarred Productions.
Vince studied at Vancouver Film School.
LOU WEBSTER — Executive Producer
Lou Webster is a Lawyer practicing in Victoria, Canada. With an interest in film, Lou joined the team in an Executive Producer role bringing a myriad of resources to Primary, his first feature film. He is currently developing new projects through Deeply Scarred Productions.
Lou studied at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver and law at the University of Victoria.
MARY ANNE WATERHOUSE — Executive Producer
Mary Anne is a two time Gemini award winning producer, with a resume that includes over 50 film and television productions. Her most recent films include The Steps starring Jason Ritter and Christine Lahti and Donovan’s Echo starring Danny Glover and Bruce Greenwood. Prior to that, Mary Anne produced the award winning zombie comedy Fido. Directed and co-written by Anagram partner Andrew Currie and starring Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly, Dylan Baker, and Tim Blake Nelson, Fido garnered great reviews and played worldwide, including theatrical releases in five countries.
Other feature producing credits include The Thaw starring Val Kilmer, Desolation Sound, starring Jennifer Beals. TV credits include the CTV movies 100 Days in the Jungle, shot on location in the jungles of Costa Rica, and Elijah. Both projects garnered her Geminis for Best TV Movie. In addition to her work in independent production, Mary Anne has extensive production service credits, notably Joss Whedon's feature Cabin in the Woods and Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium. Mary Anne is developing several feature and television projects through Quadrant Motion Pictures.
ALAIN MAYRAND — Composer
Alain Mayrand is an award-winning composer and orchestrator based in Burnaby B.C. In addition to composing local independent films such as Primary and Numb, for which he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination, Alain has worked on international productions from the U.S., China, Australia and Norway.
Alain composed for the animated feature film The Legend of Silk Boy, starring Jackie Chan, which won him international acclaim. He also served as orchestrator on Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium (Matt Damon, Jodie Foster) and Ender’s Game (Harrison Ford).
Classically trained, Alain was composer-in-residence with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra for four years.