Noe Chavez was born in southern California but did most of his growing up in the rainiest parts of the NW. Like many filmmakers of his generation, his interests in film began when he came across skateboarding during the early years of his adolescence.Read More
Ben grew up shooting skate videos in Chicago. He then went to film school in LA and learned about Cinéma vérité. After school he moved to China and made a weird movie about plastic surgery that premiered at Slamdance. He then partnered with the talented Kristelle Laroche to make Gnarly In Pink which premiered at Tribeca.Read More
Kristelle "Kelsey" Laroche is documentary filmmaker from Los Angeles. She spends her time working on independent projects, volunteering with kids, and watching her favorite TV show, SpongeBob SquarePants. Kelsey fancies herself an avid editor (no pun intended), and has been cutting and directing films since she could hold a camcorder. She loves storytelling in all of its forms, especially when it involves traveling to new places and engaging with new people.Read More
John Fiege is a director, cinematographer, and photographer whose films have played at the Cannes Film Festival, SXSW, Museum of Modern Art, and Hot Docs, among many others.
His latest film, Above All Else, is a feature-length documentary about the Keystone XL pipeline that premiered at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival, with an international premiere at Hot Docs. The film won Best North American Documentary at the Global Visions Festival and a Special Jury Prize at the Dallas International Film Festival.Read More
Michael Kammes is the Director of Technology at Key Code Media, and host of the tech series "5 THINGS" (http://5thingsseries.com). He works on the technical and consulting side of post production, and has been a keynote speaker at colleges, conventions, technology retreats and symposiums. Plus, he just really, really, digs Post.
Nathaniel “Nat” Ho is a familiar face in Singapore’s entertainment industry, having cut his teeth as a model as well as an actor in MediaCorp until 2010, when he finally left the broadcasting station and subsequently debuted his self-composed EP, Unleashed in 2012. He has also appeared on multiple advertisements and TV commercials throughout the years.Read More
Side Saddle began as a solo project by Ian McGuinness in the Spring of 2013. Ian recruited longtime friend TJ Dumser to engineer, produce and play guitar on some folk songs he had written. That summer, the two went into the mountains, drank beer and recorded songs. On March 25th, 2014 they released their first nugget of music called "The Postcard - EP"Read More