Niv was born in Israel. He moved to Canada at the age of 19 to study film at Emily Carr University, from which he graduated in 2013. Soon after, Niv started the web-series The Super Alliance with Awkward Alien Productions co-founders, Amber and Anaïsa. Niv is a big fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Spider-Man.
Anaïsa came to Vancouver from Europe in 2009 to attend Emily Carr University, where she obtained a BFA in Film, Video and Integrated Media in 2013. That same year she co-founded Awkward Alien Productions and became an active co-producer and co-writer of The Super Alliance. In 2014 she started her own creative agency, Graceful Fisherman Digital Media, with a primary focus graphic design for film and theatre posters. Anaïsa likes cats, sci-fi and tea, and is a socially diagnosed workaholic.
Jon loves making films and continues to hone his skills in writing, producing, and directing. His participation in the Vancouver 24 Hour Film Race, Crazy 8s Film Festival and continued collaboration with local talent in the Vancouver filmmaking community has allowed Jon to expand his portfolio of comedic short videos and especially in the emerging platform of web series videos. Recently, Jon produced the short film Body Languageas part of the Crazy 8s Film Festival, which was accepted and screened at the Short Film Corner at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
Frank Rose Bailey IV
Frank was born and raised in Northern California and moved to British Columbia in 2008 to attend the University of British Columbia. He was first introduced to Awkward Alien Productions when he was cast in the web series The Super Alliance as Rob. Frank was invited to join Awkward Alien Productions in 2014 and his experience as an actor have given a new perspective to the team. He enjoys writing, sci-fi, games, and someday he wants to be Green Lantern in a feature length film.
Raised in northern BC, Amber moved to Vancouver in the summer of 2010. She graduated from Emily Carr University with her BFA in Film, Video and Integrated Media with Niv and Anaïsa. In addition to nurturing an interest in story and character development through Awkward Alien’s projects, Amber currently works in the VFX industry in Vancouver. Amber loves to swim, whether it be in an ocean or a pool. She enjoys video/card/board games, cross stitching and anything involving the Ninja Turtles.