ABOUT THE SHOW

When best friends India and Margo start a business fixing men’s dating app profiles, how much will they f*&k up their own love lives in the process? THE RIGHT SWIPE is a romantic comedy web series about the challenges of dating at various intersections of marginalized identity.

Created by Kyra Jones & Juli Del Prete.
Directed by Justin Casselle.
Produced by Minnie Productions, LLC.
Distributed by OTV | Open Television.

 

kYRA JONES

Creator, Writer, Executive Producer, India

Kyra is a Chicago-based actor, writer, and professional shade-thrower. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in theatre and gender studies. She was as a ghostwriter for Laci Green's YouTube partnership with Planned Parenthood and writes freelance articles for several publications. She also works as a sexual violence advocate and educator around the country. Kyra appears in plays around Chicago, and is a regular on Kappa Force and Seeds (OpenTV). Television credits include Chicago Justice (NBC). She is represented by Stewart Talent.

JUSTIN CASSELLE

Director

Justin is a Chicago-based filmmaker with experience in narrative, commercial, and music video productions, including Aasia Bullock’s video for “No Babies” and his own original web series, Why Don’t You Like Me. He recently produced Shea Couleé’s newest music video “Crème Brulee.” A fan of a healthy craft service budget, Casselle prefers his film sets to be inclusive of all genders and races (and snacks). He currently directs and produces for VAM Studios.

SARAH MINNIE

Executive Producer

Sarah was born and raised in the heart of Chicago, IL. As a Creative Producer/Creator, Sarah has made it a priority in her life to uplift and motivate; whether it be on set with her crews/cast or mentoring students about pursuing their dreams. Sarah has produced a number of digital mediums such as: Music Videos, Feature films, short narratives, commercials, freelance blog posts and more. Sarah's mission in the industry (and in life) is to cast people of color (specifically womxn) in roles that are empowering and badass.

Sarah conley

Executive Producer

Sarah received her M.F.A in Cinema Directing from Columbia College Chicago, where she was the recipient of the Lumiere Award for outstanding creative and academic achievement. She has written and directed over 10 productions for film and the web, and has current projects in pre-production and postproduction. Her films are about everyday people that struggle with everyday things such as economic insecurity and prejudice. Her goal is for the audience walk away from the film feeling hopeful and aware of the individual power they hold. If she succeeds in this, then she has done for others what has been so graciously done for her.

JANA MCLAIN

Cinematographer

is a cinematographer in the Chicago area. She is trained in both film and digital mediums. Hailing from Las Vegas, Jana grew up on the potent blend of horror films, dance, and fine art. She enjoys using her variety of influences to create bold, dynamic content that is as engaging and unique as she is.