The Little Mermaid producers

Lindsey Mann, Samantha Jewell, Aliya Tarmo, Justin Simon, and Director Nicholas Humphries


Lindsey Mann

In addition to producing the highly acclaimed Little Mermaid short film, Lindsey produced the Halloween episode of Written by a Kid for Felicia Day’s YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry, as well as the short film Fidelium, that would go on to win Best Film at the BloodShots Horror Competition as chosen by George A. Romero. Lindsey currently works at Vancouver Film School for the Entertainment Business Management Program.

Samantha Jewell

Samantha Jewell is an award-winning independent producer who has enjoyed several wins, nominations and “official selection” titles within the festival circuit for the short film, The Little Mermaid. If forced to choose, highlights for Samantha (so far) would include winning Best Short at the Los Angeles Screamfest Film Festival, premiering at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, as well as being nominated at the Leo Awards – with the film in 4 categories. While keeping sights on her future career goals of remaining in the realm of IP development and creative producing, Samantha is currently working for PLAY Management Inc in Vancouver, BC – assisting in the management of some of the top Canadian talent working in the film/TV industry today.

Nicholas Humphries

Nicholas Humphries is an award-winning director from Vancouver, Canada. His accolades include Best Short at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival, Audience Choice at the NSI Film Exchange, a Tabloid Witch, an Aloha Accolade and a Golden Sheaf. His films have been nominated for multiple Leo Awards, have screened at Grauman's Chinese Theater, on CBC, Fearnet, SPACE Channel and in festivals around the world. Additionally, Nicholas has directed for Written by a Kid on the hit premium YouTube Channel Geek & Sundry. He is also a director on the acclaimed Syfy digital series, Riese: Kingdom Falling, which was nominated for four Streamy Awards, three IAWTV Awards and a Leo Award. Riese was also an Official Honoree at the 2011 Webby Awards. His feature film, Death Do Us Part, is scheduled for release in 2013. Nicholas teaches film at Vancouver Film School. He has an MFA in Film Production.