April Mullen graduated from Ryerson University with a BFA Honors in Acting before turning her attention to producing and directing for film. She has been a film actor for more than 13 years. Some of her acting credits include A History of Violence, Cavedweller, Suburban Madness and The Ladies Man. Mullen's first feature film Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser had one of the most publicized independent theatrical releases of 2008. GravyTrain is Mullen's first feature film as a solo director.