Where's  Stephanie/The Film​​​​

 Based on the Story:  "Where's Stephanie" by: Lenora Livingston

Is a compelling story about a grandmother who places clues in unlikely places, hoping that one day her grandaughter Stephanie, who was placed for adoption, will one day follow the clues and find her.

About The Film ​​

​​​​​​​Where's Stephanie/The Film is an Exhilarating Slice of Americana, based on real life events. A riveting story about the love, strength and perseverance, demonstrated by both the birth and adoptive families within the adoption process. Where's Stephanie, will take you on an emotional journey full of surprise and suspense.​​

Be Part of Something Big​

​​​​​Where's Stephanie is an Independent (Indie) Film. We're more than half-way through the creation of Where's Stephanie, which shows our devotion in making it a reality. We need your help in making it happen. Any contribution you feel you can afford will be greatly appreciated.​​

In Pre-Production
Directed By: David Frederick
Produced By: Gathering Talent Productions
Screenplay By: Jo-Ann (Jody) Bierer Wilhelm
David Frederick
Director of Where's Stephanie/ The Film,  David first started as a stage performer, in 1976 and from1980 -1988, he spent performing and directing plays in Chicago, NY and Charleston, SC. In 1989 David recieved a BA in Theatre and from 1990 -1993 he owned and operated a professional Theatre Company in Charleston, SC , where  he directed contemporary plays and produced plays by new playwrights.  David obtained a degree in Broadcasting/film in1995 and has been shooting and editing ever since. From 1997-1999 he worked as a camera operator/editor for local network affiliates . David started his own video/film production Co. in 2000 and from 2000-2012  he created everything  from television commercials to documentaries. David's professional  background in theatre, music, and broadcasting/film have all come together in the makeing of Where's Stepnanie and he's focused on making Where's Stephanie a cinematic success.
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​​​​​​​​Jo-Ann Bierer Wilhelm​​
After working in front of the camera as a model and actress for 30 years, Jo-Ann "Jody" Bierer Wilhelm switched roles to working behind the camera. First, she adapted the screenplay Where's Stephanie? from the  book she wrote under the pen name Lenora Livingston.
Now, as a producer of this film, she is involved in  every aspect of the filming process, except operating  the camera. Jody is totally dedicated to the success of Where's Stephanie?-The Film.
Suzanne has been involved in casting Talent at Millie Lewis Talent Agency since the 1980's. She has helped many young actors and models get their start. Suzanne is an inspiration to those who know her and she loves to see success. Suzanne is very devoted to the process of making Where's Stephanie (the film) a huge succes.
Louise has  also been casting and booking actors and models at Millie Lewis Modeling/Talent Agency for many years. Louise is very devoted to helping the members of the agency get hired and she's a critical player in making Where's  Stephanie a big success.

Suzanne Manseau ​​​​Green
Louise Green Teems
Casting Agent
Film Coordinator

Casting Agent
​Film Coordinator
Werner's background as a retired quality control engineer, enables him to assist with film accuracy, scene continuity, set design and the making of props. In all aspects of life, he has the nickname "MacGyver." While on the set of Where's Stephanie, he repairs anything that needs repairing, often being very creative in the way he repairs things. He's also a location scout for the film as well as being in charge of craft services, providing food and beverages for the cast and crew. 
Bob was an Aerial Photographer in the US Air Force, a Technical Photographer to the Department of the Navy as a civilian employee, has photographed numerous dignitaries and maintained a 30 year career with models in preparing their portfolio's.  As Film Photographer, Bob Kay has been promoting Where's Stephanie from its inception with his amazing photographs. Bob is also lighting consultant 
for the film.
Werner Wilhelm​​
Set coordinator
Location Scout
Bob Kay
Film Photographer

On the set: Photos from Where's Stephanie

Photography by: Bob Kay