Creative Team

The Monte Cristo Documentary Series is a stunning and compelling exploration of one of the world’s most iconic and mysterious places. But behind every great film, there is an amazing team of talented individuals who work tirelessly to bring it to life. The team behind the Monte Cristo Documentary Series is no exception, as they are a group of highly skilled and experienced filmmakers, producers, and creatives.

La Fond Films

La Fond Films is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with an amazing creative team on their latest project, a groundbreaking documentary about the Monte Cristo Homestead. The team has worked tirelessly to capture the essence and history of this iconic location, delving into its rich past and unearthing new and fascinating details that are sure to captivate audiences worldwide. The team’s passion for storytelling and their commitment to excellence are evident in every frame of the documentary, and they are excited to share their work with the world. With this project, La Fond Films hopes to not only entertain and educate, but also to inspire a new generation of filmmakers to push the boundaries of documentary filmmaking.

Aimee Brooks


Aimee Brooks is an independent filmmaker, writer, podcaster, media contributor and actor. She has appeared in over a hundred episodes of television and multiple feature films. As a filmmaker, she focuses on creating compelling and boundary-pushing content that both challenge and entertain audiences. Her passion for storytelling has led her to found La Fond films and become the CEO of Toxic Content, a female-owned podcast, film, and digital media production company. Currently, Aimee Brooks is directing documentary projects and has several feature films slated for production. The second season of her podcast Aimee Keeps it Creepy is currently in production.

“I have been deeply inspired by my experiences working with the Ryan family and exploring the many mysteries of Monte Cristo. Ultimately, my goal is to create a documentary that is both informative and entertaining, capturing the unique atmosphere of this iconic property while also providing a thoughtful and insightful exploration of its enduring appeal. I am honored to have the opportunity to tell this story, and I look forward to sharing it with audiences around the world. People might find it challenging to deny the existence of the paranormal after watching this show.

-Aimee Brooks

Rick La Fond

Executive Producer

Rick La Fond is an Entertainment & Media Executive with more than 20 years of dynamic contributions across major multi-media markets, web based information system delivery, start up creation and management, creator video market and TV/Film Industry consistently delivering innovative, trend setting ideas, record setting revenue and results.

Natalie Barsche


Nat Bartsche is an independent filmmaker, producer, and editor living in Brooklyn. She hails from Cleveland, Ohio and began her career making music videos and documentaries with her local music and art community. She then moved onto larger projects such as; commercials, short films, TV shows, and full-length documentaries. Her work focuses on documenting stories and shedding a light on details normally overlooked. 

“I feel very lucky to have been a part of the Monte Cristo documentary. I was able to experience the beauty of Australia for the first time. Being in a new hemisphere was in interesting adjustment for me. Working on the Monte Cristo Homestead was one of the most interesting work environments I’ve ever had. The property and its owners were very intriguing to me. I learned something new about the home, area, and Australia everyday. I am beyond excited to help tell the story of Monte Cristo and the people who made it what it is.”

Dark Window Productions

Post Production

With a passion for storytelling and a dedication to crafting visually stunning and immersive content, Dark Window Productions strives to bring creative visions to life. Dark Window Productions is a Los Angeles based media company and post production house that specializes in providing top-notch editing, color grading, visual effects, and sound design services for film, television, and digital media projects.

“The team at Dark Window Productions is eager to bring our creativity and technical expertise to the project, helping to create a visually stunning and emotionally engaging series that will captivate audiences. We are excited to be a part of a project that has the potential to be a landmark production in the documentary genre. Did I mention it is creepy AF?”

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