Hiding in Daylight

Production team

Cheryl Allison / Director & Editor


Cheryl is an award-winning actress who has performed on Broadway, Regional Theatre and Film/TV for over 25 years. She is best known for her starring role in the feature film No Letting Go (2016) opposite Kathy Najimy, Richard Burgi, and Alysia Reiner. Her performance in the film garnered her 3 Best Actress Awards.

Other directorial projects include the documentary feature Shatter the Silence (2019), featuring former Texas State Senator and Women's Rights Activist Wendy Davis. The film is currently in the film festival circuit and is the recipient of the Storyteller Award from A Show For A Change Film Festival. She is currently directing a new documentary "Pieces of Us" which shines a light on hate crimes against the LGBTQ community. 

Cheryl, a Regional Emmy Nominee and two -time Telly Award winner has also directed and edited projects for numerous non-profits and corporations.

Jeff Turick / Director of Photography


Jeff has been visually telling award-winning stories for over twenty years. He's had an extensive career as a cinematographer which has taken him around the world working on features, commercials, music videos and more. As a director/DoP, his debut film Cut Up won the 1994 LA Filmmaker Award and his 2002 short Webcam premiered in the Sundance Channel's Buzz Cuts Series. He won the '09 Bronze Commercial Telly Award and the '07 Telly for Corporate Video. His film Allison was a winner for the Chapter 4 Selection in Canon's The Story Beyond the Still contest and premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. In 2014, he was the DP for Mother produced by ASD Media & Entertainment. 

Gregory G. Allen / Screenwriter & Story


Gregory has been writing since his first musical was produced at 14 years old. His plays and musicals include Hiding in DaylightWell With My SoulInvisible FencesDestiny and Dreams, River Divine, and several children's musicals.  Gregory has been the recipient of grants from BMI, ASCAP, the Watershed Foundation and is a member of The Dramatist Guild, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and a former member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop.  He is the award-winning author of four novels, one nonfiction memoir,  two shorts, three children's books, and several screenplays including the short film Mother. His screenplay He is Gone is an official selection in the 2019 Beverly Hills Film Festival and had a "best scene" table read at the 2019 LGBT Toronto Film Festival.


1st Assistant Director: Judith Kenny

Steadicam: Kevin Jacobsen

1st AC: Davide Sorasio

2nd AC: Carley Eiten

Gaffer: Patrick Mullen

Key Grip: Brian Caputo
Sound Mixer/Boom Operator: Trevor Hoar

​Costume: Nico Santamorena

Makeup: Jessica Mellow
Production Assistant/
Stills Photographer: Tom Schopper
Production Assistant: Jakob Rush