Rock Chang (Director/Producer/Writer/Editor)
Rock, an award winning director, has been independently producing films and commercials since before he could drive. He is passionate about everything from writing to directing to editing. A master at visualizing stories and nurturing characters, Rock's last four films have premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Rock is known for his dedication and efficiency in his work, but more importantly, his love for everything about filmmaking. He connects deeply with his actors and crew, revealing each person's unique talent and passion in every project. When he's not on set or in the editing room, Rock does coverage for red carpet events, conventions, and other social mixers. As co-founder of Productions Cubed, Rock and his partners are currently in development for two feature length films.
Fabienne Maurer (Actress/Producer/Writer)
Born and raised in Cannes, France, Fabienne started her performance career at age 3 as a dancer. A few years later, she picked up the violin, and then started producing, directing and acting in her own musicals in the backyard. By age 9 she joined the El Camino Youth Symphony for which she was a three time concerto competition winner and performed as soloist and concert mistress. She started independent film work at the age of 12.
Fabienne won Miss Teen Talent of California in high school and toured through France, Germany, England, Scotland, Italy and the United States. Fabienne has played violin alongside Rod Stewart, Enrique Iglesias, Mary J. Blige and performed in commercials for Top 5 Brands, in addition to Verizon, AT&T, Sony, Infinity, Chevrolet, and Applebee's. The trilingual graduate of UCLA works in film, theatre and television as an actress, dancer, singer and violinist.
Fabienne wrote and produced "C'est Magique!", a film in which she also starred, danced, played violin and sang for her own composition, Coralie's Theme. Following the film's success, she co-founded Productions Cubed to co-write and produce 4 more films which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner. Fabienne is preparing the publication of her children’s book and the production of her company's two feature length films.
http://www.imdb.me/fabiennemaurer Theatrical Reel: https://vimeo.com/130607978
Bill Mendieta (Actor/Producer/Writer)
Bill Mendieta has worked with Andak Stage Company, the Actors' Coop, the Road Theatre, Crown City Theatre, and the Antaeus Company (of which he is a member), El Teatro Campesino, San Jose Repertory as well as San Francisco, California and Nevada Shakespeare Festivals. His latest project is directing the world premiere of Pray To Ball at the Skylight Theatre in Los Angeles. Recently, Bill has played Ricky Ricardo in I Love Lucy Live On Stage in Los Angeles, Chicago and the national tour. He earned the Best Actor Broadway-World Award for his performance. He has had leading roles in award-winning films including Best Picture (AFI Dallas film festival, etc.) for Soldier of God, and Trés. He’s also appeared on NBC’s Days of Our Lives and played the villain in the superhero web series, The Sanctum. Bill co-wrote and directed the comedy web series, Mob Boss Associate, and directed the plays Beauty, Brains and Personality, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Film credits as a director include Dodgy Dish, Slow Dance, and in-house projects for the Mattel Corporation. His staging and multimedia credits include Tango del Cielo, which is currently on tour throughout North America. Bill has taught numerous workshops for the Music Center in LA (Will & Company), Shakespeare At Play, The Antaeus Company and the Joffrey Ballet.
Kasim Yu-Ting Tung (Cinematographer)
Yu Ting Tung has always had a love for being behind the camera. He has experience working on set as a DP or camera operator for features, shorts, commercials, documentaries, and corporate videos. He has extensive experience operating a wide variety of cameras including Red Raven, ARRI Alexa, Blackmagic, Sony F5, F65, and DSLRs. When he’s not on set, he leads many video and photo projects for Angle Artisan Studio. His photos are also constantly featured on the Buddha's Light International Association newsletters and novels.
Award-winning nonprofit Lava Mae delivers mobile showers and other critical resources across Los Angeles to help people experiencing homelessness rekindle dignity, restore health + well-being, and unlock the opportunity that comes with being clean as they seek employment and housing.
Raymond Tsang (3-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker. Director of Photography & Executive Producer at Only Today)
Whether it was working with Apple, Canon, CBS, Showtime, Facebook, or AT&T, Ray believes that every story he tells has an opportunity to transform lives and inspire positive change in the world. From 30-second commercial spots to feature-length documentaries, he has worked with some of the largest companies in the world in identifying and telling those stories.
Ray is also a champion for education and has traveled around the world sharing ideas on how to tell authentic, impactful stories through filmmaking. These efforts include two 30-city workshop tours around North America, private corporate workshops, and training the film team at the NFL Network. Many of these educational efforts have received unprecedented support and sponsorship by Canon; a global leader in camera and imaging technology.
Films that Ray has worked on have received over a dozen Emmy Award nominations and he’s been awarded 3 for his cinematography and camera-work.
Andy Chen (Director of Photography)
A graduate of the film program at California State University, Northridge and a member of The International Cinematographers Guild Local 600, Andy Chen has worked on countless feature films, TV series, commercials, and music videos of all sizes and budgets. When Andy isn't lensing a project, he is working as a camera operator or 1st assistant cameraman pulling focus. His work has brought him to Asia where he shot short film "Picture Taipei"(2015) in Taiwan and worked on TV series "The Substitute"(2015) in Beijing, China. Additionally, Andy previously shot short films “Emma and I”(2013), “The Wheels Keep on Turning” (2013), “From the Outside Looking In”(2014), and “Exhale”(2015) all of which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival spanning over 3 years.
Mike Chaturantabut (Actor/Stunt Coordinator/Fight Choreographer)
Known as the Tony Hawk of martial arts, 7-time World Forms & Weapons Champion, former Blue Power Ranger, and Paul Mitchell Mitch Man, Mike Chat is the founder of XMA, Xtreme Martial Arts and a Victory Martial Arts Leader. With over 1400 licensed facilities worldwide, Mr. Chat is responsible for training over 200 World Champions, Hollywood superstars Taylor Lautner (Twilight Saga), Jaden Smith (Karate Kid) & Willow Smith, Boo Boo Stewart (X-Men) and Grammy artists Usher, Apl.de.Ap - Black Eyed Peas, stunt doubles for Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Keanu Reeves and more! XMA’s signature moves and stunt professionals can be seen in today’s hottest films like The Avengers, Captain America, The Dark Knight Rises, Wolverine, Iron Man, X-MEN, TRON Legacy, Spiderman, GI Joe, and The Matrix Trilogy. The Discovery Channel’s Emmy Award winning documentary XMA, Xtreme Martial Arts on Mike Chat has aired in over 85 countries around the world. XMA’s popularity in Hollywood has led to the development of two scripted XMA based television shows with Emmy Award winning producer John Brenkus of Base Productions.
John Hafner (Ocher Media)
John Hafner is an award winning cinematographer with over 10 years of video and film production under his belt. He has shot everything from full length features to national aired commercial spots, to shorts, music videos, multicam reality tv and live events, documentary, internet and new media. You can see more of John's work at www.JohnHafnerDP.com. John is also the owner/operator of Ocher Media, a boutique full service video/film production company with Red Camera Packages and Grip Trucks available for rental. John attended UT Austin where found his passion for film while studying in the Computer Science dept. He quit his day job java programming in a cubical to make movies full time shortly out of college and has never looked back.
Onyx Cinema is a team of filmmakers, photographers, editors and overall geeks! We Iove telling stories – big or small – through words, moving pictures, sound and everything in between. We’re always hungry for the next inspiring project to work on. Being curious geeks, we leave no stone unturned in the “how” and continually push ourselves to become better storytellers and to give it back to the community with our video blog series.
Nvisionate Studios was started in 2013 with the goal of being a multi-purpose venture - independent film production, as well as offering a variety of services to accommodate the budget-minded acting & independent film community. Our team brings extensive experience as both actors and filmmakers, and we understand the unique needs of those trying to be successful in an industry full of exorbitant fees and hassles. We go out of our way to make the process as simple and cost-effective as possible. Our mission is to help other actors & filmmakers in their endeavors, in the hopes that we can all achieve success by working together for a common goal - to continue creating quality projects and fueling our creative passions.
Double KO Studios
This is a creative studio where we bring together the most talented artists and state-of-the-art equipment to create a perfect blend of skill and technology. Our Creative Studio is a full solutions audio and video recording and post-production studio. Handling start to finish media creation and editing for commercial, music video, corporate, real-estate, video game, animation, TV and film industries. We provide our clients with an exceptional full-service experience. Aside from providing masterful audio and voice recording at our facility, we can also customize your stay with our housing partners, locate and hire voice talents, musicians, actors, production crews, producers and directors for your project.
Today, ZAW STUDIOS serves as a full service production Studio that specializes in Film Production, Videography, Photography, Voice Overs, Studio Rentals, and Aerial Drone Videography. Officially only one and a half years old, and by the end of 2014 will be scaling up to double our physical size to accommodate for a fast growing team. Our team is like a family that’s constantly growing. We’re made up of passionate filmmakers, photographers, animators, artist, actors, editors and producers. All drawn together by the common goal to collaborate, work, create, and share. The success of ZAW STUDIOS is largely credited to their philosophy of a non-exclusive, hub mentality that attracts, invites, other companies to work together in collaboration. Whether it’s providing resources to up and coming filmmakers, producing photo shoot for freelance photographers, or just providing a location to film we believe in helping people reach their goals through us or through our friends.
World Journal 世界日報
World Journal is the most influential Chinese-language newspaper in North America. One of the few U.S. daily newspapers distributed on a national basis, the World Journal is published in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas and distributed throughout North America. The World Journal has become a vital part of the everyday lives of Chinese Americans/Chinese Canadians with a loyal following of readers from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. The newspaper publishes between 64 and 128 pages daily, depending on the edition, 365 days a year. World Journal’s content includes major US, Canadian and international news, news from the Greater China region, local and regional news, finance, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, education, health, and consumer news.
White Rose Production Wedding Cinema and Photo
You won't find a video collection like these anywhere else. We love the forgotten, the vintage, the moment you lost that some how comes back again. Videos contain memories like an impenetrable time bubble. When you find them, it's like reliving an experience you never remembered. That's why we dream during the day and work during the night. We hope you love them as much as we love making them!
What sets Aquafuzion apart is not only are we coordinators with a flair, but we are actually comprised of talented designers, each with an
artistic forte ranging from creating unique, personalized invitations and favors to floral decours and spatial direction. So whether it is
narrowing down a theme for your event or just needing to design and print some invitations, no worries, we’re able to help. Aquafuzion
offers excellent event packages, you may customize services to suit your own needs. Also conveniently, we house our own stationery print
shop and floral decor department so that we may cut all outsourcing print and florist fees and pass the savings back to you. At Aquafuzion,
we truly strive to provide superior quality service at a fraction of the cost you would normally pay. We really are just as excited and as
dedicated as you are in bringing all your special events to life. So let Aquafuzion help you in realizing all of your special moments!
The Great Company
In 2012, The Great Company moved into an abandoned toy warehouse in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. Artisans and craftsmen of every discipline contributed over a six-month period to create a stunning 7,000/sf loft – a full-service venue equipped with recording studio, rehearsal and performance stages, collaboration and production space, film and photo facilities, lounge area, gourmet kitchen, and administrative office space. GreatCo HQ: a treehouse for creators.
Reel Real Good
Reel Real Good is dedicated to helping actors be the best they can be. We provide a demo reel video creation service that showcases the actor in scenes that highlight their talents. Our background in casting helps us zero in on exactly what casting directors are looking for in a reel.
L&D International Media, a documentary film production company, focuses on revealing the mystery and beauty of China to the US audience. L&D International Media collaborates with world re-known Hollywood directors like Chris D. Nebe and completes 100% of the post production and editing in specialized Hollywood film studios. L&D International Media has set up bases for movie and TV shows throughout the greater United States. L&D International Media continuously exhibits films and shows at movie theaters located in San Francisco and licenses over a hundred American TV stations across 30 states, which broadcast the entertaining L&D’s Mysterious China discovering the magnificent of China in an entertaining and enjoyable setting.
MARYANN YEE (Make-up Artist/Hair Stylist)
Maryann Yee is a makeup artist that exhibits boundless creativity in her field. Her background in traditional arts has given her a trained eye and an innate quality to bring out the natural beauty of her subject, no matter the gender, ethnicity or character portrayal. Beauty is only the beginning. Creatures, zombies, period makeup, 3rd degree burns, severed hands; her arsenal of skills allow endless possibilities to flow while keeping a precise hand on continuity. She has worked with Uma Thurman, Kevin Spacey, Willem Dafoe, Mercedes Benz, Logitech, Farmers Insurance, and KTLA News. Her films premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, LA Film Fest, and several other film festivals in London, New York and Russia. She will be working with Adrien Brody on a film in early Spring. Makeup is her way to help empower people to feel their very best each day.
ROBBEN FENDERSON (Composer)
Robben is a composer based in Los Angeles, writing music for film, commercials, and video games. Also involved in film production as a sound mixer, editor, and sound designer, he brings his multi-instrumental and cross-disciplinary experience to develop compelling scores that engage viewers, while integrating seamlessly into the larger story being told. He finds it more fulfilling to collaborate with others than to focus on solo works, and is always looking for opportunities to pair with other creative minds. Robben works from his music studio in San Gabriel, CA, and enjoys his free time with family, friends, and his two dogs.
James R. Kim
James R. Kim is a film and television composer based in Los Angeles. A graduate of Seoul Jazz Academy and Musicians Institute, Hollywood, he was the lead guitarist to the metal act Death of Pig and the alternative group We Walked With Lions. Now he writes music for media ranging from classical to experimental electronic scores.
Daniele Siliquini was born in Amandola, Italy, his grandfather was a music teacher and a trumpet player who introduced him to the guitar at a young age. At the age of 13, Daniele was awarded first place in the admission placement at the Conservatory of Music “G. B. Pergolesi” in Fermo, Italy where he studied Classical Guitar Performance with Guitarist, Composer and Conductor, Silvio Catalini. Daniele performed Classical Guitar Repertoire in major theaters and auditoriums in solo, duo and large ensembles. He performed on the Rock and Pop Italian music scene from 2000 to 2008, before moving to the United States where he would perform various styles of music in theater shows and various venues. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with a degree in Contemporary Writing & Production and continues to study composition with Alla Elana Cohen who is his musical inspiration and mentor. His compositions and performances have won several competitions at Berklee College of Music, Europe and the United States.