the appointment

fate has no schedule.

Katrina Saville - Writer/Director/Producer

The Appointment, a short film about an awkward chance encounter between two people, was Katrina Saville’s filmmaking debut.

 The Appointment was an Official Selection of:

The AOF International Film Festival in Pasadena, CA where it took home the 1st Runner Up Award -Best Female Filmmaker for a Short, and the 1st Runner Up Award -Best Female Lead - Short. 

Hollyshorts Film Festival in Hollywood, CA 

Cinéfest, Sudbury International Film Festival, where it came in 3rd place for Best Short Film, and took home the Best Screenplay award for a Short

New Filmmakers in New York, New York

CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario

CouchFest Festival -couches around the globe!

Calgary International Film Festival in Calgary, AB

St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, MI

The 2011 Music and Film in Motion Awards, held in Northern Ontario honoured Katrina with the award for Best Director, sponsored by the DGC. 

Katrina resides in Toronto where she freelances in the Film/Television industry, working towards a career as a Writer and Director. Her second short film, Helium Junkies, is premiering in Brooklyn, NY at the Williamsburg International Film Festival in September 2012.  

Only traveling rivals Katrina’s passion for filmmaking and in between working she’s been fortunate enough to travel around 25 different countries. 

Daniel J. Heffner - Executive Producer

Mr. Heffner’s Executive career began in August of 1985, when he was selected to be the first Production Executive for the newly restructured film division of the Walt Disney Studios. 
In 1988, promoted to Vice President of Production, for Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, a division of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. Heffner was charged with the creation and operation of the Buena Vista Pictures Production Division, including both production and finance personnel.
In Novembember of 1991 in order to pursue a career as an Independent Producer, Mr. Heffner left The Walt Disney Company. Since then he has served as Co-Executive Producer and and Production Manager of “Holy Matrimony” directed by Leonard Nimoy, starring Patricia Arquette, filmed on location in Great Falls, Montana; Co-Producer and First Assistant Director on Fred Dryer’s “Highway 395”; Co-Producer on Walt Disney Pictures “George Of The Jungle 2”, filmed in Queensland, Australia; Co-Producer and First Assistant Director on Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films “Saw”; Producer on Fox Television Studios MOW/Pilot “Anonymous Rex” for the Sci Fi Channel; Line Producer on “Checking Out” for Full Circle Productions, LP; Co-Producer on Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films “Saw II”; Executive Producer on Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films “Saw III”, “Saw IV”, “Saw V”, “Saw VI” and “Saw VII 3D”; Co-Producer on “P2” for Summit Entertainment and Producer on “Repo! The Genetic Opera” for Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films.
Mr. Heffner is currently Producer/Owner of Serendipity Productions Inc. working on a slate of projects that include: “The Devil Takes Tomorrow”, “The Delicate Skin”, “Shoeshine Cats”, “Traditions” and “Based On”. 

Daniel J. Heffner - Executive Producer

Mr. Heffner’s Executive career began in August of 1985, when he was selected to be the first Production Executive for the newly restructured film division of the Walt Disney Studios. 

In 1988, promoted to Vice President of Production, for Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, a division of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. Heffner was charged with the creation and operation of the Buena Vista Pictures Production Division, including both production and finance personnel.

In Novembember of 1991 in order to pursue a career as an Independent Producer, Mr. Heffner left The Walt Disney Company. Since then he has served as Co-Executive Producer and and Production Manager of “Holy Matrimony” directed by Leonard Nimoy, starring Patricia Arquette, filmed on location in Great Falls, Montana; Co-Producer and First Assistant Director on Fred Dryer’s “Highway 395”; Co-Producer on Walt Disney Pictures “George Of The Jungle 2”, filmed in Queensland, Australia; Co-Producer and First Assistant Director on Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films “Saw”; Producer on Fox Television Studios MOW/Pilot “Anonymous Rex” for the Sci Fi Channel; Line Producer on “Checking Out” for Full Circle Productions, LP; Co-Producer on Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films “Saw II”; Executive Producer on Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films “Saw III”, “Saw IV”, “Saw V”, “Saw VI” and “Saw VII 3D”; Co-Producer on “P2” for Summit Entertainment and Producer on “Repo! The Genetic Opera” for Twisted Pictures/Lionsgate Films.

Mr. Heffner is currently Producer/Owner of Serendipity Productions Inc. working on a slate of projects that include: “The Devil Takes Tomorrow”, “The Delicate Skin”, “Shoeshine Cats”, “Traditions” and “Based On”. 

Ketura Kestin - Producer

Born in Israel, Ketura Kestin was educated there and in England, France, Mexico and India, and is fluent in English, Hebrew, French and Spanish. Soon after graduating, Ketura began her media career in network television at CBS, where she was fast-tracked with increasing responsibilities as script supervisor and then associate producer of the CBS Evening News and The CBS Early Show, Also Managing special projects in marketing and promotion.
She began her film career in France as deputy casting director of the prize-winning 2003 production, “Un Homme, Un Vrai”, directed by Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu. In 2005 she relocated to Hollywood as personal assistant on the movie “Domino”, directed by Tony Scott. Most recently Ketura has been a key part of the Toronto-based production team of Twisted Pictures’ “Saw V” and “Saw VI”, and continues on “Saw VII 3D”. Ketura is currently a development and production executive with Serendipity Productions Inc., based in Los Angeles. 

Ketura Kestin - Producer

Born in Israel, Ketura Kestin was educated there and in England, France, Mexico and India, and is fluent in English, Hebrew, French and Spanish. Soon after graduating, Ketura began her media career in network television at CBS, where she was fast-tracked with increasing responsibilities as script supervisor and then associate producer of the CBS Evening News and The CBS Early Show, Also Managing special projects in marketing and promotion.

She began her film career in France as deputy casting director of the prize-winning 2003 production, “Un Homme, Un Vrai”, directed by Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu. In 2005 she relocated to Hollywood as personal assistant on the movie “Domino”, directed by Tony Scott. Most recently Ketura has been a key part of the Toronto-based production team of Twisted Pictures’ “Saw V” and “Saw VI”, and continues on “Saw VII 3D”. Ketura is currently a development and production executive with Serendipity Productions Inc., based in Los Angeles. 

Heather K. Dahlstrom - Producer

Heather K. Dahlstrom has been producing films for 10 years. She was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, graduate of Confederation College, and now sits on the Film Production program advisory board. 
In 2009, “Ten for Grandpa” (a BravoFACT short co-produced with Heather’s company Torch Head & New York based Chop Wood Carry Water) had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. It has since gone on to win 4 awards, and has screened at 49 festivals worldwide.
Heather currently has two short films in post production, including “How To Rid Your Lover of Negative Emotions Caused By You”, executive produced by the Canadian Film Centre, as well as 6 feature films in development.
Torch Head is currently attaching financing & talent for the feature films “The Day Santa Didn’t Come” (Director: Jason Priestley, Starring Jason along side Polly Shannon) & “My Thermonuclear Family” (Director: Doug Karr).
In her spare time, Heather produces the comedy webisode series “Microwave Porn” for Cancelproof.com, and works part time as a producer for the new Canadian music network AUX. Previous to working full time as a producer, Heather has worked behind the scenes on many feature films including: Academy Award Nominated “Away From Her”, “Defendor”, “Longfellow”, “Jumper”, “Max Payne” & “Silent Hill”. 

Heather K. Dahlstrom - Producer

Heather K. Dahlstrom has been producing films for 10 years. She was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, graduate of Confederation College, and now sits on the Film Production program advisory board. 

In 2009, “Ten for Grandpa” (a BravoFACT short co-produced with Heather’s company Torch Head & New York based Chop Wood Carry Water) had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. It has since gone on to win 4 awards, and has screened at 49 festivals worldwide.

Heather currently has two short films in post production, including “How To Rid Your Lover of Negative Emotions Caused By You”, executive produced by the Canadian Film Centre, as well as 6 feature films in development.

Torch Head is currently attaching financing & talent for the feature films “The Day Santa Didn’t Come” (Director: Jason Priestley, Starring Jason along side Polly Shannon) & “My Thermonuclear Family” (Director: Doug Karr).

In her spare time, Heather produces the comedy webisode series “Microwave Porn” for Cancelproof.com, and works part time as a producer for the new Canadian music network AUX. Previous to working full time as a producer, Heather has worked behind the scenes on many feature films including: Academy Award Nominated “Away From Her”, “Defendor”, “Longfellow”, “Jumper”, “Max Payne” & “Silent Hill”

Rob Scarborough -Director of Photography

Robert Scarborough is a freelance director of photography and camera operator that resides in Toronto Ontario Canada.

Robert was nominated for a student CSC award for his cinematography on the film Intertwined Lives and received the Strand Lighting Award for the same film.

He most recently produced the feature film DAKOTA directed by long time friend Matthew Atkinson. The film won Special Jury Prize at the Winnipeg International Film Festival and was picked up by Mongrel Media and was released on DVD in May of 2008.

Robert continues to work as a director of photography for both film and television.

Mark Kondracki - Music Composer


Mark has written scores and hundreds of cues that have found their way to all the major networks, cable, and the web including the score for “Ten For Grandpa,” a Sundance Film Festival selected short, and music for the films Traffik and Redlight (to be shown on Showtime), both documentaries that were produced by Lucy Liu.  Mark’s music has also appeared on TV shows such as World’s Strongest Man, First 48, and various Discovery and History channel programs.  A classically trained pianist and rock/blues guitar player, Mark prides himself on creating music that emotionally connects an audience to a story.  Mark can be found at www.outloudaudio.com - info@outloudaudio.com