CAST AND CREW BIOS
Director, producer, writer, editor, composer
Jon Foy is a self-taught multi-disciplined filmmaker who specializes in editing and composing. His debut documentary Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles won him the 2011 Sundance Directing Award. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Doug Block is a New York-based filmmaker best known as the director of the critically lauded documentaries The Heck With Hollywood! (1991), Home Page (1999), 51 Birch Street (2005) and The Kids Grow Up (2010), currently in theatrical release. His producing credits include the Sundance award-winners Silverlake Life and Jupiter's Wife, Love and Diane, Paternal Instinct, A Walk Into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory and The Edge of Dreaming. Block is also the founder and cohost of The D-Word (www.d-word.com), the popular online discussion forum for documentary filmmakers worldwide.
Justin Duerr is a prolific musician and artist. He has closely followed the Toynbee tiles since his relocation to Philadelphia in 1994, and serves as a leading voice in Toynbee tile scholarship. Duerr is a veteran of the celebrated art-punk bands Northern Liberties, Eulogy, Hex 9, and other musical projects too extensive to list. His art has appeared in numerous galleries and disparate media. Since 2008 he has shown his pieces though Coalition Ingenu, a local non-profit that presents work by self-taught artists. He is employed in Philadelphia as a house painter.
Associate producer, photographer, co-star
Steve Weinik has followed the Toynbee tiles since his days in Philadelphia grade schools, and has served as a leading voice in Toynbee tile research. He holds a degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania and is a life-long Philadelphia resident. He is a photographer, writer and blogger, and works with Philadelphia's renowned Mural Arts Program.