The Crew

A lover of music, movies, and activities that involve explosives.  She grew up playing mutilple intsruments inlcuding piano, violin and percussion. Rosie has played in several groups and ensembles over the years including the Madison, WI-based samba ensemble, the Handphibians. She received her BA in Music Business Management from Columbia College Chicago and is currently working in BulletProof Films music department. She is also a music supervisor for a few projects currently in production.

Ricky Biethan was born and raised in Los Angeles California. After completing high school he decided to relocate to Chicago to attend college and study music composition. Ricky is an accomplished musician, songwriter, and works with many local artist to help write, produce, and record many different styles. In 2011 he joined BulletProof Film at its new facilities. He is currently the main sound engineer at BulletProof Film where he mixes, records, and composes for many of BulletProof’s projects.


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Dick "Ricky" Biethan

Music Supervision,

Music Business Management

Sound Design, Composer, Production

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Eric Burton has been with BulletProof Film for more than 10 years.  His motion graphics work has graced such titles as The Story of Rock 'n' Roll Comics; About Face; and William S. Burroughs: A Man Within.


His work has aired on ABC, NBC, HDNet, and Comcast's Luxury Living On Demand, as well as on the websites of Nike, Crain's Chicago Business, The National Green Party, The Heritage Foundation, and Thrill Jockey Records.


Eric has shot and edited numerous short-form narrative films, music videos, documentaries, trailers and events.  

Eric Burton

Motion Graphics, Editor, Videographer

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Christopher (Chris) Swider, one of the producing team at Bulletproof Film, has made both documentary and narrative films.   In past lives he has worked as a production manager, editor, director of photography, and writer.   He works as a script consultant and continues to write screenplays, both dramas and comedies.   Four of his screenplays have been awarded in screenwriting competitions.   His film Children in Exile was shown at twenty-nine film festivals, receiving eight awards, three first prizes among them.  He is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and the Polish National Film School in Lodz.  He is also a tenured professor at Columbia College Chicago where he teaches film directing.

Writer, Director, Producer

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Ashley is a passionate marketer who has worked with film and music festivals and advertising agencies. She will find the way to activate any idea and strives to find and build an audience. Having left the corporate world to pursue marketing in film and the arts, Ashley loves end results that cannot be quantified. She ventures to bring people truly unique experiences, ones that provoke thought and become topics of discussion, memories people can reflect on and share with others for years to come.


Ashley Charleson

Marketing and Outreach

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Laurie Little brings years of experience coloring our world. Her eyes are regestered national treasures.

Her attention to detail and visual sensitivity make her a valuable asset.

Laurie is also a filmmaker and videographer with an emphasis on social justice issues.

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Color Correction

Laurie Little