The People Behind "Double Digits"

Justin Johnson & Erik Beck:
Director and Producer

Erik Beck and Justin Johnson, aka The Indie Machines, have been making short films and viral video hits for over 10 years. As the co-creators of the DIY filmmaking network "Indy Mogul" they have earned over 150 million views, 500,000 subscribers and multiple awards. After getting their start online, the duo have gone on to direct and produce original TV content for The Hub and EpixHD, as well as worked with brands like Pringles, Lego, Star Wars, Wired and Google..

"Double Digits" is their first feature film. They are currently in Los Angeles.


Kyle Fasanella & Kit Pennebaker:
Directors of Photography

A New York City native, Kit has been working professionally in film since he was a teenager. In 2004 Kit graduated from New York University’s Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at The Tisch School of the Arts, with a concentration in cinematography. Today, Kit live is Los Angeles, working as a director of photography  on a variety of music videos, commercials, concerts, and narrative projects.

Kyle is a DP, Camera Op, Videographer, and Steadicam operator with over 10 of years experience in the film/video industry. Who has had the wonderful pleasure of working with some of the world’s best musicians, actors, and directors.

He attended University of Central Florida’s 3 year BA program in Cinema Studies and was accepted to UCF’s prestigious limited access Film Cinematography BFA program

Cosmocat Studios:
Original Music

Cosmocat Studios is Nadja Rüdebusch and Eike Swoboda. Eike and Nadja met in 2013 when they were randomly-luckily booked in the same venue. Shortly after they started composing film music as a duo under the name of Cosmocat Studios.

Nadja started performing and recording her own songs under the name of Binoculers in 2007. The releases of four albums of both her projects were accompanied by many concerts and continuous touring all over Germany and different European countries like Italy, Portugal or Poland. In 2012 she founded her own micro-label Insular.

Eike Swoboda studied film at the academy of fine arts, Hamburg. A musician and film maker, he has been involved in the creation of several fiction and documentary movies as a director, cameraman and/or cutter. His work has won several awards, including "K. H. Ditze Diploma Award", "Prädikat Wertvoll", "YouTube NextUp 2011" and many others