Courtney Baxter is from West Chester PA and joined both SAG and AFTRA at age 11 working around the country from that point forward. As a seasoned performer, those experiences helped develop her interest in all parts of film production. At 16, Courtney became an Executive Producer and lead in the drama "Reco" which did well on the festival circuit. As an 18 year old, she Executive Produced and starred as Eve in the horror feature film "Hallow's Eve" which gained eOne distribution in 2012, the same year she began college. In 2013 while interning at Tribeca Films, Courtney collaborated with her mentor and helped develop, produce, and star in the feature film "Running on Empty" which will premier in the US in 2014. In 2014, Courtney is proud to be part of the "Sharknado 2" team and had an awesome time filming the sequel to the instant cult classic "Sharknado." The film is set to premiere on the SYFY channel on July 31, 2014.
Courtney became a community activist at a young age and she is a founding member of a youth mentor program and a dance instructor and counselor in the crime ravaged city of Chester PA. She became active with community food banks, anti bullying and equal rights campaigns as a teen. In 2012 she represented America's oldest teen scholarship organization, ANTSO, as Miss National Sweetheart 2012 where she became involved in national charitable initiatives. Courtney has influenced many young people with her presence and constantly demonstrates the importance of an unbiased loving heart, strong work ethic, and the will to make a positive difference wherever she can by example and engagement.
Equally important to Courtney is her pursuit of a double Film Studies/Economics degree at Pace University in NYC as the recipient of their Presidential Scholarship. Additionally, she still tries to find a few weekends every year to travel around the country as a founding member of the Artists Simply Human/ASH Productions, National Dance Convention.
As a full time student and actor Courtney maintains a busy schedule, but believes her efforts are worthwhile as she loves the career path she has chosen.
Jeremy Banster is an Actor, Author, Director and Producer. He was born in Paris, France. His father is a first assistant director and his mother a make up artist.
His career started on stage, at the Odeon Theatre Paris France, in 1997 in Montserrat of Emmanuel Robles. He directed the show and played the role of Montserrat. He played his first leading role for the cinema, in which he plays a boxer, Les coups bas directed by the European boxing champion Frank Nicotra. Then, for the French TV, he played the major role of Stan Delcourt in Alex Santana, négociateur directed by René Manzor. During his career, Jeremy wrote many scripts and lived in Los Angeles USA, London U.K, Ireland Connemara, for many years. Jeremy Banster directed and co-produced his first feature movie with his production company Cantina Studio, La vie pure, based on a true story, the last hours of the french explorer, Raymond Maufrais. He shot the film in Amazonia starring Stany Coppet, Aurélien Recoing, Alex Descas, Daniel Duval...