Laura Cebula is an LA-based writer from Chicago that loves 90’s multi-cam sitcoms and personal finance. You know, cool things.
She wrote for the iO Comedy Network and studied and performed at iO, Second City, ComedySportz, The Annoyance, and UCB. She's performed original sketch shows at New York City Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, and Chicago Women's Funny Festival, as well as performed and led workshops at improv festivals around the country.
Her sketch “Break Room” was an official selection of the 2019 Women’s Comedy Film Festival and she was a selected writer for Second City’s Works By Women Festival in 2013 and 2017. She was also a semifinalist for the 2021 ABC Disney Writing Program and a finalist for the 2019 NBC Late Night Writers Workshop.
Prior to moving to LA, she worked for 10 years in the nonprofit sector. She is currently a coordinator on “Rick and Morty” and "Solar Opposites." She has an M.B.A. from Robert Morris University Illinois and a B.A. in Social Entrepreneurship from Belmont University.
Jordan Imiola is a screenwriter from the city of good neighbors, Buffalo NY. Before moving to the city of angels, he was the first Buffalo State College student in history to be nominated for the WGA Michael Collyer Fellowship for his screenplay, "I'm Old, So Kill Me" ("Superbad" with senior citizens).
He currently works at MarVista Entertainment and previously worked for Fox, Disney Untitled Entertainment. and has ghostwritten features for various production companies. He is also the creator and showrunner of "Romantically Hopeless" and "Monster Therapy." In 2016, his feature film, "Ray and Sunny" (A feel-good comedy about a boy trying to kill himself) was sold to ASA Pictures.
He sold his mother-and-son feature comedy "Brat" to Cake on Fire Productions. In 2020, he directed his feature comedy, "Christmas Staycation." Every week, Jordan runs the Wednesday division of Deadline Junkies.
Leena Kurishingal hails from Chicago where she got a degree in filmmaking (Columbia College), hula danced for her dollar, and also acted for over a decade on stage, screen, and soundwaves. (Credits include NBC's Chicago Fire/PD/Med, EPIX's Get Shorty, FOX's APB, and AMAZON's The Giant Beast That Is The Global Economy, playing a nutcracker that arrests Jason Sudeikis.) She's taken that show on the road to LA where she embraced their fantastic comedy scene, earning a scholarship at The Upright Citizens Brigade and training in improv, characters, and sketch writing. She has performed with the character-sketch group Soul Sista Comedy and guest performed on the UCB Mainstage, Comedy Central Stage, Tao Comedy, Pack, and more. Leena has also had her comedic writings selected for the LA Female Playwrights Initiative as well as for the live lit series, Tartle At The Duke. Explore away at www.leenakurishingal.com
Kerstin Porter is a writer and actor from a small town where there are more cows than people. Coincidentally, one of her first roles was a cow trying to save a vegan from starving in a UCSC play. After that she went on to become obsessed with comedy and created shows like Pet Prov, a sketch and improv show with real live pets (unfortunately there weren't any cows.) Recently she finished her second web series, Adult Buddy Finder, that she co-created with Kristen Lucas based on their challenges of making friends after college. Before that she created, wrote, and acted in Round Valley: A Small Town Conspiracy based on and filmed in her cow populated town. Kerstin continues to explore comedy with sketches, stand up, and films. Find out what she's up to next and what animals she's incorporated into her comedy at http://www.kerstinporter.com/
Ian Longway has done stuff his whole life. Some of the stuff includes acting, such as playing the character of Lil' Hoopz in the ongoing award winning pop concert show for children, Twinkle Time, as well as performing in other shows, plays, musicals and wed series. Some other stuff includes writing many of the creative content for Twinkle Time, as well as a writer for the Young Entertainers Awards, web series, and his own pilot, film and spec scripts. And the rest of the stuff? Mind your own business. But Ian is very happy and honored to be working along side the other writers and actors of SkeDJes, who are always pushing each other to make some laugh-out-loud content!