S.L. Sawyer - Executive Director
S.L. Sawyer founded Live Footage 215 with her brother, Wendell Sawyer in 2009. Since the inception on Live Footage 215, S.L. has been instrumental in developing projects and programs to further the mission of this production company - To provide an artistic space for the creative community in Philadelphia to develop their talent and skills. S.L. has served as a Digital Fellow for the NAACP Convention, has created 2 short films: Delete & Block (2015) and The Interview (2016). She has assisted with bringing 15 short films to television. With a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Pennsylvania and an Associates of Arts in Communication - Theatre, S.L. plans to continue growing Live Footage 215 into a major company within the entertainment industry.
Carissa Anik - Director of Operations
Carissa Anik [Stephens] is an experienced actor with lead roles in two short films titled, “Delete & Block” and “Mother’s Love.” She has completed print work and commercial advertising for Kalahari Resorts through Jacobson/Rost. Carissa is a graduate of Stockton University (Richard Stockton College of NJ) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Carissa is currently a commercial model for BMG Talent Agency in NYC a member of the Actors, Models & Talent for Christ organization, where she is able to train with working actors. In 2016, Carissa wrote, directed, filmed, produced, and starred in her first short film No Law.