Tiffany Chu grew up in the rugged suburbs of San Jose, CA. She grew up as an only child, which means she loves her parents more than you. Her favorite cartoon is Doraemon. The Little Prince is her favorite book. She likes her boba milk tea 25% sweet, less ice. She graduated as an Anteater from UC Irvine leaving her with tens of thousands of dollars in debt. In her first acting class, she was called a robot. Fun fact: Tiff is an erhu master...look it up.
Justin Lee is an actor, producer, podcaster, and MMA nerd. Having worked on a variety of films and television shows, Justin, is widely recognized for the role of "Annyong Bluth" on hit comedy series, "Arrested Development." His film "Toenail", was a winner at the HBO Visionaries competition and distributed by HBO. Some of Justin's work includes: "Sneaky Pete", "Get Shorty", "The Interview", "Shameless", "Sneaker Heads", and more.
Stephen Chang is an actor, writer, and director from Los Gatos, California. He is best known for the Emmy-award winning Artificial and Emma Approved, The Last of Us Part 2, Captain Marvel, and Shameless. When he isn’t acting he enjoys spending time with his wife, 4 kids, and dog, writing children’s books, and waiting to audition for Bernie Su’s next project.
Alejandra is a bilingual, Hispanic-American actress and podcast host born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She started her career in voice over as Elena Schnurr on The Hub’s G.I. Joe Renegades and went on to play the sweet, much-loved Fairy of Nature, Flora, on Nickelodeon’s Winx Club. She was fortunate to work on 6 seasons as a series regular, and on two movies for the fairy franchise.
She is a Stanford grad, animal lover and tea enthusiast! Check out her podcast Rolling Wild with Alejandra Reynoso on Apple Podcasts and Spotify! Feel free to connect with her on social media and check out her podcast Rolling Wild with Alejandra Reynoso on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!
Stacey grew up on the stage and screen in NY, appearing in numerous Off-Broadway shows, Nat’l Tours, and workshops including originating the role of Mary Lennox in the Broadway workshop of The Secret Garden and appearing in the films Born on the 4th of July and Welcome to the Dollhouse. Since moving to LA, she has Recurred, Guest Starred and Co Starred on TV shows on many networks including Netflix, Showtime, CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, TNT & CW. Some of her favorite recent credits include All American, Fresh off the Boat, Young Sheldon, Shameless, Atypical, & Grey’s Anatomy. She’s also appeared in numerous commercial campaigns, most recently Aldi Grocery Stores and an Opioid Education campaign in Ohio covering tv, radio and print. Stacey is a mom to 2 boys and spends much of her free time volunteering.
CHRISTY ST. JOHN
Christy St. John studied Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon before realizing that her acting passion could not be ignored. She's now a professional actress in Los Angeles. Past credits include Wendy/ADA in Ingress's Dunraven Foundation web series, Karen in Bounce TV's In The Cut, Zoe in Blackpill's Duels, and (coming to Netflix this Christmas) Susie in The Christmas Chronicles 2. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @Christy_StJohn
Dr. Matt Lin
Tohoru Masamune was born in Madison WI. He grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Boston, MA. He played Shredder in Michael Bay’s 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and has also been in Inception, Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., American Dad!, as well as major stage plays directed by Tony Award winners. He enjoys playing ice hockey, fighting with samurai swords, shooting Glocks and jamming on his keyboard. He is an MIT grad from a number of generations of hard-core scientists, so he is thankful that Bernie and Evan have given him this spectacular opportunity to unleash his inner-nerd!
Hailing from the capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose, Jennifer Field studied theatre and philosophy at her alma mater Santa Clara University, before winning Miss Asian America. Making her way down to Los Angeles with no savings but a hookup to work at a nightclub, Jennifer steadily began working in commercials, television, and film. She was a series regular in BYUTv's television pilot Granite Flats: Web of Spies opposite Christopher Lloyd, fulfilling many an 80's kid's wildest dreams. Other recent credits include 9-1-1 (FOX), For The People (ABC), and Chance (Hulu). Next up, she recurs in FX's The Old Man starring Jeff Bridges and John Lithgow. When not working and mommying her 7 year old, you will find her at a hip hop show or a local norebang.
Devon Werkheiser found success at a young age starring in Nickelodeon’s Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, which aired all over the world for ten years. He has continued his work in television and film most recently playing Floyd in the gritty, cop drama Crown Vic produced by Alec Baldwin. As a singer/songwriter and independent music artist he recently released the crowdfunded Chapter One EP to a loyal fanbase.
LA TRICE HARPER
La Trice is an actress from sunny, Southern California who has taken her love of performing from the stage to the screen in shows such as The Shield and Hallmark’s Murder 101. “Sweet. Kind...the honest friend with an inherent strength,” are a few words to describe some of the characters she’s enjoyed bringing to life. And now, as she steps into this exciting new role, she’s looking forward to exploring the world of AI in the ground-breaking new series called Artificial.
Bonnie Buckner served as Head of Development at New Wave Entertainment as well as producing over 40 non-scripted, documentary, and competition shows across multiple networks. Creating under her own company Bonnie Mae Productions, she has written, produced, and directed multiple scripted festival films and web series.
Jen Enfield-Kane is a writer and producer who has worked in a variety of mediums including TV, games, and podcasts. Prior to joining the Artificial team, she wrote and produced the award-winning web series CON, which won a College TV Emmy as well as Best Drama Series at Miami WebFest.
ZACH L. WILSON
Zach L. Wilson is a writer, producer, and pusher of many important buttons for the internet’s nerdiest shows. In addition to Artificial, some of his words have appeared in places like Geek & Sundry’s Game Engine, NBC’s Heroes iStory, and Nickelodeon’s AwesomenessTV. He’s pushed the technical buttons at places like Critical Role, Geek & Sundry, and AfterBuzzTV. He has also written many fanfics that would, no doubt, embarrass his mother.
Having edited, produced, directed, written, acted, scored, mixed, color graded, and made lots of coffee, Robb has had just about every job one could have in the entertainment industry. In the 20 years he’s been in Los Angeles he has worked on numerous and varied productions, from viral videos and award-winning web series to feature films and television shows.
Genre defiant, Evan Mandery is the author of six books, including three novels, and more than 50 academic articles, works of long-form journalism and op-eds. His novel, Q, is under development at Lionsgate. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Evan is also a leading expert on the death penalty.
MICHAEL Y. CHOW
Michael Y. Chow is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist in the media technology and entertainment space. He’s also the Co-Founder of XRM Media and 96 Next. He's also worked as a producer on such films as "Fruitvale Station," "Dope," and "Sorry to Bother You."
Micah is a writer and producer with a background as a designer for tech companies. He’s written for film, TV, and podcasts, and is drawn to heightened worlds with a grounded emotional core. When he's not dabbling in AI-human love affairs, he enjoys writing music and catering to the whims of his cats.