The Crew

Al Anderson

Al Anderson is the President of Alley Cat Films, and is the Writer/Director of
Christian Dating: The Shocking Truth!
  Al was born in Berkeley, California, which appears to have had some peculiar effect on him.  He is a graduate of UCLA and has an MA in English from Cal State University, Hayward.  Al has had short stories published in various magazines, and has written and directed numerous church productions.  He was a Sound Editor ABC Saturday morning cartoon series, Bump in the Night, as well as for
The Gumby Movie
and other industrial and documentary films.  He is also the author of the novel The Shepherd's Adventure, or, A Practical Guide to Princess Rescuing.

Patrick Minderler

Pat Minderler was a lead actor in Christian Dating: The Shocking Truth!, and has done extensive Film, TV, and commercial work as an actor (he is fondly remembered for his "Clap on/Clap Off" commercial).  Pat has also worked behind the scenes, and will serve as Producer on The Second Stranger.

Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen was the Producer of Christian Dating: The Shocking Truth!, and has extensive experience in production in the San Francisco Bay Area, having been on the production staff of The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, and Toy Story I and II, among other films.  He currently is a Production Supervisor at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California.