D. W. Kirkeby has filmed numerous short films over the past few years, and Through The Promised Land is his first feature-length film. He currently resides in California, and is working on a new fim with Marc Katz as he pursues his degree in Film.
Co-Director/Cinematographer Marc Katz has previously worked as a cinematographer on short films and commercials. In 2008 Katz published his first book of photography titled Salad Daze. The book includes behind the scenes stills from the production of Through The Promised Land as well as photos shot on a variety of formats. Katz currently resides in New York and studies film at NYU.
Producer Leon Schwab is currently studying at Loyola Marymount University in West Los Angeles. Leon is a producer who has also acted in other filmmakers projects. He has starred in a short film for Grant White, as well as Michael Gene Brown's second feature film..
Ryan is an American writer consumed with wanderlust.
Martin Schwab's writing, research, and teaching is mainly concerned with 19th and 20th century Continental philosophy. His focus is on French and German theories, starting with Nietzsche and Freud, and covering Phenomenology, Existentialism, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Critical Theory of Society (under-described as "Frankfurt School"), Critical Theory (in the US understanding). Feeling that much good thinking takes place in the arts, but also persuaded that philosophical theories offer fruitful tools for the exploration of art, he has also taught courses and published on literature, film, painting, architecture and urban space.
Moses moved from Israel to Los Angeles in 2002, where he lives and works as an architect, artist, and actor.