WINNER: Borrego Springs Film Festival People's Choice Award: Best Overall Film
Devin is the co-founder of American Dream Cinema, one of San Diego’s top film and video production companies. He has written, directed and edited numerous award-winning films in nearly every genre, including horror, comedy and documentary. His 33 Emmy Awards — for directing, writing, editing and cinematography — are a testament to his passion for filmmaking.
Jeanne is the co-founder of American Dream Cinema. She has won numerous Emmy Awards as a producer, and is also a writer and researcher. She has been in the film industry since 1981.
Rob is a seasoned artist who has filmed for the History and Discovery channels, National Geographic and most broadcast and cable networks. He’s also a crazy avid collector of surfboards and guitars.
Nicholas is a master of time, space and light, having worked on infomercials, documentaries, training videos, movies, and music videos for the past two decades. Clients include Qualcomm, SDG&E, Sempre Energy, Warner Bros. Fox Television, Jazzercise, Jenny Craig, and Ford Motor Co. Nicholas is fast, efficient, and fun.
Matthew has directed documentary shorts, documentary feature films, narrative shorts, and narrative features. Over the past three decades his career has been spent mostly on the road. He has traveled to all continents on the globe as a photographer, videographer, and cinematographer. Matthew currently lives in Borrego Springs, California and is part-owner of the media company Path 88 Productions.
Alicia is a visual creative who has been working in the media industry for over two decades. As a photographer, producer and editor, her passion is telling other people’s stories. Alicia lives in San Diego, California with her husband, and amazing rescue dog Teddy. She is part-owner of Path 88 Productions, which produces travel films and inspirational documentaries. She enjoys being outside and has walked both the Camino de Santiago, and Japan’s 88 Temples pilgrimages … twice.
Michael is a San Diego editor and filmmaker who has been in the business for over 20 years. He has won multiple Emmy Awards in the categories of producing, writing and editing. In his former life, Michael was dump truck driver, and drummer/lead singer for a swing band. He has been married to his high school sweetheart for 34 years.
A veteran of over 400 productions, Michael is an award-winning set designer and builder with 25 years’ experience in the motion-picture industry. His resume includes commercials, corporate industrials, and feature films. Michael has also been an instructor at the Indie Filmmakers Workshop, and has written 12 original screenplays.
Chenoa has been a freelance makeup artist for the past three years, specializing in special effects and creative face paints. She’s also a fashion and street photographer, and costume designer. Chenoa is creativity incarnate. See her work on Instagram @scalorasfx and @scaloraphotography. She is based in Southern California.