Through honest storytelling, Faye’ s Story explores the topic of domestic abuse which saturates our country and many others around the world. It is our vision that Faye’ s Story will bring more awarness to domestic violence and spark new conversation about this topic, while also offering inspiration for victims to break free from abuse.
Meet the Team
Film is the most powerful medium to evoke change.
Our Team is passionate about A Woman's Place story and creating change through film.
Monica received her BFA in Digital Film and Video from The Art Institute of Portland in 2014. She has produced and directed several short films. Most recently, Cedar Street, which received awards at Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival & Oregon Independent Film Festival. She started off working as an intern on TNT’s Leverage, & PA on NBC’s GRIMM where she met Bruce Carter. She is currently working to develop A Woman’s Place & works as a professional actress & model, appearing in commercials, independent films & most recently IFC’s Portlandia Season 8.
Bruce received his Masters in Geology from the Univ. of Montana. After 7 years of motels and tent camps, he decided a career change was in order and began working as a set PA for directors such as Sydney Lumet & Ron Howard. After moving to LA, he was accepted into the DGA Trainee program. Upon graduation, he began a long career as a film/TV Assistant Director and UPM. Crossing Jordan, Prime Suspect, Father of the Bride, and Benny & June are just a tiny sampling from his extensive resume. Most recently he Produced the NBC series Grimm, and is now working to bring A Woman’s Place to reality.
Jessica received her BA at the University of Washington where she studied, French, Acting and Business. She has worked extensively as an actress, casting director, and producer in the Motion Picture and Television Industry since 2005. She has appeared in over 15 commercials, five independent films dozen of sports modeling ads, and recently television series GRIMM & Z-nation. Working as both an actress and owning her own casting facility has given her a great understanding of the relationship between production and talent.
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