Mark Mims Sr

Mark A. Mims Sr.

Casting Director

Janelle Mims

Janelle Mims, graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University studying both Mass Communications and Theater Performance. Janelle is excited to be involved with Things That Happen! A former actor in New York and Chicago, she now works as an instructor in hospitality and tourism. She is thankful to have worked on this film, reigniting a love for performance, and thanks Mark Mims Sr. for allowing her to be take part.

Camera Operator

James Abbs

James Abbs

Production Assistant

Malindia Abbs

Malindia Abbs

Screen Writer

Christina Sussmann

With over 18 years of writing experience, Christina got her start writing skits and drama’s for her church in NE Ohio. Once she saw her first skit “come to life” on the stage she was hooked! Blessed with the ability to create a character and imagine the world in which they live, enter that world, and bring it to life, Christina also enjoys writing children’s stories and scripts for videos and animation shorts.

Christina has written dozens of stage skits and full length dramas for churches and schools throughout the Northeast and Midwest US. She has also written more than a dozen children’s books for In addition to writing, she served as a Children’s Music and Drama Director where she directed two musicals for children in 1 st thru 5 th grades!

Christina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Mount Union (Alliance, OH) and enjoyed a 17 year career in Human Resource Management. In 2015 she left the corporate world to write full time and is currently a copywriter and project manager for WizMotions (a video animation company).

Her mother once said that Christina couldn’t tell a joke to save her life, but she could tell an amazing story, and to his day that serves as her motivation! She is the proud mother of her son, Tyler and enjoys singing praise and worship songs, writing, visiting amusement parks and riding roller coasters. A creative writer at heart, Christina is available for hire to write or ghostwrite your story.

Set Designer

Loretta Mims

Loretta Mims

Video Editor

Rod Villanueva Jr.

Rod G Villanueva Jr graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics from the Art Institute of Orange County. His emphasis was in color grading and loves color theory and how it is used in film to help create a mood and emotion to each scene. He loves movies and television series of all genres and appreciates all the work put into each project from each person involved. His hobbies include photography, music, video editing, video gaming, and most importantly spending time with family and friends.