POD 115 TEAM
Director, actor, writer Adam Paul serves as UNLV Adjunct On-Camera Acting Professor, Theatre and Film Departments. As an award winning director, Adam has written and directed two seasons of CBS's Emmy Award winning "The Inspectors," created and starred in "Hollywood Residential" (Starz) and co-wrote, produced and directed "Full Nelson," a wrestling comedy webs series with over 5 million views.
As an actor, Paul is best known for playing Mitch, 'The Naked Man' on the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother." He also appears in numerous TV programs and films, including "The Informant!" "One for the Money" and "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron."
As a commercial director and writer, Paul has shot spots for VW (Webby Award winner), MasterCard, Lenovo, Caterpillar and many more.
Rae Binstock grew up in Cambridge, MA. She earned her B.A. from Columbia University, where she was mentored by David Henry Hwang and Ellen McLaughlin. Her plays include land of no mercy, That Heaven's Vault Should Crack, and We are the LIght of the World, and have been produced and developed at venues such as the T. Schreiber Studio, the New Group, the Lark Development Center, Landing Theatre Company, the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, Salt Lake Acting Company, The Hearth Theater, The Fresh Fruit Festival, and Stella Adler's Playwrights Division.
Rae is a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a Rita Goldberg Playwrights Workshop Fellow at the Lark, Emerging Artist Fellow in Dramatic Writing at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting from The New York Foundation for the Arts. She has been awarded residencies by Art OMI, the Wassaic Project, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, PLAYA Summer Lake, and Writers at Dairy Hollow. Her pilot "Homecoming" was selected for the 2020 WriteHer List created by WeForShe, an organization aimed at elevating female writers, and she is a two-time semifinalist for the Sundance Episodic Lab. She is also a contributing writer at Slate.com, a Princess Grace Award finalist, and an O'Neill Conference and SPACE at Ryder Farm semifinalist.
Rae served as the Writers' Assistant on both FX Networks' FOSSE/VERDON and Apple TV's upcoming Scmigadoon. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her cat, Black Cat. (Allison Schwartz, Paradigm Talent Agency; www.raebinstock.com)
Jim Kremens is a songwriter and composer currently living and working in Westport, CT.
Jim's film work includes: Charlie's Ghost, directed by Anthony Edwards; Abandoned '58, directed by Michael Haussman; and the Broken Lizard film Puddle Cruiser directed by Jay Chandreasekhar.
His work as a songwriter can be heard on the album Spun, originally released by Evangeline Recorded Works, UK, now available on Spotify and iTunes.
Early in his career, he wrote choral and orchestral scores for commercial clients Nike, Mercedes Benz, AT&T, Guinness and Seiko. That sound design experience proved useful in creating the world of POD115.