Mania Studio, Inc. is a New York based production company that develops film & television projects as well as branded content & photography.

On the night of a double murder, a mysterious patron of a roadside diner has a date with the Devil.
"'Scratch' is such a deliciously dark concept, executed with a strong visual style."
- Ben Thompson/ Lead Programmer / Tirbeca Film Festival
"'Scratch' is a magnificent fever dream of a film.  From the definitive use of perspective, to Shannon Madden's wildly evocative cinematography the film is a genre-twisting nightmare, filled with existential dread, and always living somewhere between a sick laugh and a lump in your throat."
- Adrian Peng Correia / Cinematographer / Netfilix's 'Glow'
Mark Delebarre

From the Sublime - Studying Shakespeare with John Barton at Oxford, to the Ridiculous - Hawking Toilet Paper in Times Square with Dick Clark. Mark has had just about every gig imaginable. Highlights include: Series TV on most Networks and Netflix, 10 yrs doing sketch on Letterman, Broadway Easter Bonnet with Jekyll & Hyde, Recording at Warner Bros - Nashville, Touring Will Rogers Follies as Will, and Playing every kind of Doctor imaginable.

Carey Van Driest

CAREY VAN DRIEST is a New York based actor, writer, producer and voiceover artist. She recently played Natalia Dyer’s mother in the feature film Yes, God, Yes (SXSW Special Jury Award for Best Ensemble). Other film and TV credits include Open House, Blindspot, The Blacklist, Madame Secretary, Deception, Nashville, Bull and Homeland. Selected theatre highlights: New York: Much Ado About Nothing, The International, Othello, The Importance of Being Earnest. Regional: Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, City Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theatre. Her extensive voiceover work for international documentaries, national commercials, animation and radio can be heard on her website.

R.J. Foster

A Small Oak Tree Runs Red (Billie Holiday Theatre), Three Musketeers (AUDELCO nomination for Best Supporting Actor, Classical Theatre of Harlem), Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare Exchange), All The Way (TheatreSquared) Richard III (AUDELCO nomination for Best Lead Actor, The Gallery Players), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Shakespeare Forum);  Othello (The Gallery Players), Deep Are The Roots (Metropolitan Playhouse), Life of Galileo (Fordham Alumni Theater at Lincoln Center), Twelfth Night (Pulse Ensemble Theatre), Hamlet, Cave Dwellers, Toys in the Attic (Pearl Theatre Company).  Edward II (Bank Street Theater). Regional credits include Richard III, Comedy of Errors (Oregon Shakespeare Festival),Othello ( Playhouse on Park); Twelfth Night (Bristol Riverside Theatre) Television credits include Power, Person of Interest, Homeland, The Blacklist, Made in Jersey, Blue Bloods, Damages, Choice, Guiding Light, Fringe, 12:01. He holds a BA in Theatre Performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center

JR Carter

JR Carter is an actor, singer, director and set designer from Brooklyn, New York.  He is a proud veteran and proud retired NYPD detective, and is a very active member of Police and Military Organizations.  JR studied acting with Jim Parrack and Andrea Dantas at the Brooklyn Actor’s lab aka Playhouse West Brooklyn Lab.  JR has appeared on stage in productions of Best Little Whore House in Texas, Waiting For Lefty, and the long running tribute to the military, Welcome Home Soldier.  JR has also appeared in numerous television and film roles.  Fun Fact:  JR earned a Bachelor’s Degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and earned a Master’s Degree from Marist College.

Peter Daniel Straus


Tiffany Peach

Originally from Munich, Germany, Tiffany was raised in a family of actors and musicians. After working on several TV and movie projects in her early years, she decided to pursue her passion for acting professionally. She moved to Paris for a One-Year Foundation course before getting accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City which she graduated from in April 2017. Credits include 'Duke Orsino' in an all female production of 'Twelfth Night', 'Hawkins' in 'Men on Boats', 'Elisabeth Bathory' in 'Three Ghosts of Elisabeth Bathory (Roebuck Theatre), 'R.U.R' (The Players Theatre), a national commercial for Optimum Cable and most recently a guest starring role in the German series 'Hubert und Staller‘.

Rob Eigenbrod
The Patron

Rob Eigenbrod began his career as a stage actor, traveling to Russia to play Romeo in Romeo & Juliet (partly in Russian) and The Rose Tattoo for Russian State Theater Koleso.  He was in the world premiere of Celadine with Amy Irving at the George Street Playhouse.  He has worked for the Great River Shakespeare Festival, the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, and Creede Repertory Theater.  More recently, his voice has been heard in regional commercials, an animated web series, and narrating audio books.  He has also written and directed plays and short films.  He earned his MFA in Acting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and his BFA in Theatre/Television from Texas Christian University.

Ronan Jorah

Ronan Jorah was born and raised in Michigan. He does his best to tell the truth by lying as a director, writer, and actor. He studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, taught himself how to make movies, spent several years producing and post-producing projects of all sizes for other filmmakers and brands, and currently lives and works in New York City.