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Cast & Crew

Coming Together

Failure to Fail wouldn’t be the same without the hard work and dedication of our talented crew. Our team includes some of the industry’s best and brightest; people who are striving to find new ways to tell a story and challenge their abilities. Take a look at their bios below.


Haley Breese

Director & Editor

Haley Breese is an Editor and Documentary Director with a passion for filmmaking and education. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Haley taught film and animation for three years, hoping to inspire and educate the next generation of filmmakers. With a desire to deepen her knowledge and skills, Haley decided to pursue an M.F.A. in Film and Television.

Mackenzie Rosario


Mackenzie Rosario is a first-generation Dominican American writer, director, and producer based in Savannah, Georgia. Currently pursuing a full-time M.F.A Deans Fellow program at the Savannah College of Art and Design, she specializes in Film and Television Production and Dramatic Writing. With her recent short film, Forward Journey, winning the Grand Prize in the Eastern Region Latino Category at the 27th Annual Directors Guild of America Student Film Awards, Mackenzie aims to contribute to the representation and promotion of stories from underrepresented communities.


Julia Leonard

Graphics and Animator

Julia Leonard is a motion graphics artist studying at SCAD, focusing her design work in climate and social justice spaces. She has created title sequences and other animations for short films and had animations displayed at NBA and WNBA stadiums in New York City and Philadelphia. Most of her work is focused on 2D animation, complemented by a variety of physical creations including sewing, hand lettering, and book designing.

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