Meet the Cast & Crew

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Eileen Davidson

"Emme Peterson"

Co-Writer | | Co-Director

Eileen Davidson is a two-time Daytime Emmy winner for Best Lead Actress  for her work on Days of our Lives and Young and the Restless respectively. She has starred in various films and television shows including The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She is the co-author of The Death in Daytime series published by Penguin Books. She recently starred in her husband Vince Van Patten’s feature film 7 Days to Vegas, as well as Middleton Christmas opposite Michael Pare.

Judith Chapman

"Luanne Preston"


Judith Chapman is best known for soap opera roles, particularly as Natalie Bannon Hughes in As the World Turns, Charlotte Greer on Ryan's Hope, Ginny Blake Webber on General Hospital, Sandra Montaigne on One Life to Live, Anjelica Deveraux Curtis on Days of Our Lives, and Gloria Abbott Bardwell on The Young and the Restless.


Nancy Valen

"Anjelica Ortiz"


Nancy Valen is an actress and television producer. She is best known for portraying Captain Samantha Thomas on Baywatch.


Stefan Colson is a Director, Cinematographer and Editor originally from Palm Springs, CA. He has worked on a number of PSWIFT productions including Accidental Date and PS After Dark.


Kim Waltrip

President of PSWIFT


Kim Waltrip is a Producer/Director and current President of Palm Springs Women in Film & Television. Her projects include the newly released film "7 Days to Vegas," the revolutionary trio of films "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" (Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Viola Davis and William Hurt), "Hit & Run" (Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper), "Back in the Day" (Michael Rosenbaum, Morena Baccarin),  "A Very Mary Christmas" (Elliott Gould, Cloris Leachman, Linda Gray, Gene Simmons, Della Reese, Fred Willard, Cybil Shepherd, Lainie Kazan) "Adopt a Sailor," (Bebe Neuwirth, Peter Coyote, Ethan Peck) and many others. She recently directed two shorts, "Accidental Date" and "Aftermath" which were produced entirely by Palm Springs Women in Film members

Co-Writer | Producer

Annamarie Davidson is a TV writer and producer. Her writing credits include NBC’s Days of Our Lives and the Snapchat Original Series Endless Summer. Her play Seven Decembers won the Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe Festival. Currently, she is the Creative Lead at a production company, specializing in scripted digital content.