Carrie Preston, primarily known as an actress, has been steadily working since graduating from the prestigious Juilliard School in 1994. Her films include Tony Gilroy’s Duplicity; John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt, Alan Ball’s Towelhead; Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Scott Teems’ That Evening Sun. Other films include: A Bag of Hammers; Virginia; Sironia; Lovely by Surprise; Transamerica; Straight-Jacket; Stepford Wives; My Best Friend’s Wedding; Mercury Rising; For Richer or Poorer; The Journey; The Cradle Will Rock; Guinevere; Woman Wanted.
She stars as Arlene Fowler on the hit HBO show True Blood, created by Alan Ball. She also recurs as Elsbeth Tascioni on CBS’s The Good Wife and as Grace, her real life husband’s (Michael Emerson) love interest, on CBS’s Person of Interest. Other TV includes: Royal Pains, Lost; Desperate Housewives; Arrested Development; Law and Order: Criminal Intent; Numbers; Hope and Faith; Wonder Falls; Good Morning, Miami; Sex and the City; Spin City; The Inside; Union Square; Significant Others; and Trinity, as well as the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie Grace and Glorie and the sitcom Emeril.
Her stage work includes: Broadway: Festen; The Rivals; The Tempest. Off-Broadway: Cycling Past the Matterhorn; Chaucer in Rome (Lincoln Center) Boys and Girls; Freedomland (Playwrights Horizons) Antony and Cleopatra (Public Theater); Straight-Jacket (Playhouse 91); The Libertine (Theatre Row). Regional theater: Hamlet (McCarter), Fran’s Bed (Long Wharf); Virginia Woolf (Guthrie); Taming of the Shrew (Williamstown) Cherry Orchard; She Stoops to Conquer; No Foreigners Beyond this Point (Baltimore Center Stage); Hamlet (Alabama Shakespeare).Visit Carrie’s Official Website Visit HBO’s True Blood Website
James Vasquez is an actor, writer, and director originally from San Diego, CA. As an actor he’s appeared Off-Broadway with the New York Public Theatre, regionally at the Old Globe Theatre and Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and on film and television, portraying everything from the ditzy Ms. West Coast vying for the tiara in the musical “Pageant”, a potentially murderous hairdresser in “Shear Madness”, and a wide range of Whos down in Whoville in Jack O’Brien’s annual hit production of “Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. He has been responsible for re-staging the San Diego production of “The Grinch” for the past seven years.
On a dare, James performed a stand-up routine Caroline’s Comedy Club in NYC, which led to invitations to perform at clubs on both coasts. His first feature film as a screenwriter, “29th and Gay”, played the national and international gay and lesbian film festival circuits in 2005. It was released on DVD by TLA Releasing in April of 2007, and made its here! Television debut in December of the same year. His second feature film, “Ready? OK!”, was inspired by a failed attempt in 2nd grade to participate in a school pep rally. “Ready? OK!” is his feature film directorial debut.
Mark Holmes is the co-founder with James Vasquez and Carrie Preston of Daisy 3 Pictures. He has served as Executive Producer on both 29th and Gay and Ready? OK!, as well as providing technical, editorial and production manager roles on most D3P work.
He comes to film production by unconventional roads, having arrived at Daisy 3 Pictures after work that ranges from a stint in the US Navy, bartending, and faux-finishing, to work as a print journalist in the 1990s. He is proficient in Final Cut Studio, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, et al. and dabbles in several other NLEs, including Sony Vegas Pro, moving comfortably from the numerous Windows and Mac OSX platforms on a daily, if not hourly, basis.
He is responsible for the maintenance and daily running of Daisy 3 Pictures’ San Diego offices, its’ websites and administrative responsibilities.