Monica is the creator, co writer of Ep1 and producer of Spectrum London Web Series. Having had this idea and wanting to explore all things web since 2012, she finally managed to team up with award winning writer/ actor Jake Graf whom she cast in the lead role and whom a new writing partnership has emerged. Since Monica was involved in Jake's first film XWHY as (Executive Producer) they have kept in touch and supported one an other on their various film projects. Most recently though and together they have now homed in on their writing skills to bring you an exciting, sizzling drama web series for Season 1 and beyond.
Jake’s first film, XWHY, which he wrote, directed, produced and starred in, was nominated for The Iris Prize in 2012. Since then, highlights include playing a serial killer in 'Bad Timing', and a lead role in the film 'Tenants', which went on to show at both the Cannes and Berlin film festivals.
His third screenplay, Brace, which he also produced and starred in, has gone on to win the Kinsey Prize at Bloomington Pride Film Festival 2015, to screen in Toronto(Inside Out Film Festival), San Francisco(Frameline 38), LA(Outfest), is programmed for Florida, Minnesota, Memphis, Milwaukee, Sacramento, Washington, Philadelphia, Seattle, Chicago, Austin, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Florence, London, and has just been nominated for the rather prestigious Best British Short at the Iris Prize Film Festival.
A transman himself, Jake writes about issues close to his heart, and through his films hopes to make a difference to people’s perceptions of transgenderism, and other LGBTQ matters.