Dimitri William Moore, Director
Dimitri William Moore has produced award-winning short narrative films, music videos, human interest documentaries,and corporate promotional videos.
DWM Producing, in collaboration with the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) and funding support from the San Francisco Library Association, produced Point of Pride, a documentary about the Bayview/Hunter’s Point neighborhood of San Francisco. Featured at the Cannes Film Festival, San Francisco Doc Fest and Black Film Festival, Legacy Media Institute International Film Festival and several SF Neighborhood events, this 26 minute film describes the opportunities and challenges experienced by the Bayview/Hunter’s Point community over the last 50 years utilizing archival footage uncovered in resident’s houses and the local news channel.
Other projects include Before the Water Comes, a music video by Drea.M which won a bronze medal with the Global Music Awards and Lustro, an experimental film examining the similarities and differences of life across 5-year periods of time recognized through the Accolade Competition.
For more info, visit: www.DWMproducing.com
Erica Castello, Brand Strategist
Erica Castello is a creative strategist with an emphasis on early-stage growth and pivotal moments. As the founder of EMC Communications, she offers digital strategy, magnetic spokesmanship, world-class copy, creative content, effective press packages, and galvanizing stakeholder events for humble hustlers + brave creators.
Erica graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Philosophy + Management Science & Engineering and has been working in Silicon Valley since 2009 at the intersection of art and infrastructure. As a promoter with Ankh Marketing & Communications, Erica was instrumental in the start-to-finish production of 80+ ticketed concerts and stakeholder events with 500+ attendees. As a tech marketer, Erica has served as communication strategist and point-of-contact for milestone campaigns at Qwiki, Clinkle, Eventbrite, Patreon and more. She is currently the Creative Producer for Hella Fast, a feature film about out of East Oakland and the CEO of MAKER, software for fashion design.
For more info, visit: www.emc-com.com
Ange McLane, Creative Consultant
Born in Mexico City to a Mexican mother and an American father, Ange spent her early adulthood in Texas, and relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006. She started photographing a myriad of subjects when she was eight years old, and has been painting, drawing, and writing poetry and short stories ever since.
Ange studied Liberal Arts at the University of Saint Thomas, Human Resources Management at Rice University, Fine Art Photography at the MFAH Glassell School of Art, and Digital Photo-Montage as well as Experimental Film at the San Francisco Art Institute. She has participated in multiple photo exhibits, and directed short film projects.
She has worked with people of many backgrounds and ages, successfully bridging communication and cultural gaps while establishing trust and cooperation. Her firsthand experience of multiple cultures, and her exposure to workplace dynamics, heavily influenced her decision to pursue a career as a Joyologist also known as a Joy at Work Strategist, helping companies achieve vibrant and healthy work environments.
Ange’s mission is to remain incorrigibly curious and never stop expanding her knowledge base, to encourage and inspire others to be the best version of themselves, and to promote compassion, kindness, and understanding in order to create a better world.
Andrew Kaluzynski, Editor
An Editor and Video Post-Production Specialist living in the San Francisco East Bay. Since receiving his BA with a focus in Visual Media and Performance at Bennington College, Andrew has worked in the film industry for over eight years. In 2011 Andrew joined Corduroy Media where he steadily increased his skills and responsibilities becoming Lead Editor, Colorist, and Sound Designer working with a diverse clientele including: Google, SalesForce, PG&E, Simpson Strong-Tie, Intuit, Cupertino Electric, and The American Red Cross. Andrew's most recent projects include work on material for Youth Speaks and web-series The Ignition Point with DWM Producing, corporate work with School of Thought in San Francisco, and a new film about Pleistocene Park in Russia, Directed by Luke Griswold-Tergis.
Alex Albers, Editor
A San Francisco based Video Editor. Her passion is documentary filmmaking rooted in social change. She has worked on numerous documentaries including the recently released 10-part Netflix crime series "Making A Murderer" (2015), Academy Award Winner, "Restrepo" (2010), Sundance Winner: Honorable Mention, "Born Sweet (2010), and the recipient of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize "A Place At the Table" (2012). In addition to her feature length documentary film work, Alex has worked on a diverse body of work including: micro-documentaries, promotional videos, narrative shorts, event projections, music videos and celebrity interview projects.
Alex's work has screened at numerous film nights in New York and Sydney, Australia, as well as in San Francisco at the Sundance Kabuki Theater, SOMArts Cultural Center, DNA Lounge, The Regency Center, The Museum of Sex & Culture, Virgil's Sea Room, and the SF Design Center Galleria.
She is an alumni of Sarah Lawrence College, where in 2008 she received her BA in Liberal Arts with an area of focus in film production.
For more info, visit: albersmedia.com
Ella Gummer, Editor
Ella Gummer is an independent multimedia journalist based out of San Francisco, California. She attended the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communications as well as earning a degree in Spanish Literature. Ella spent half of 2011 attending university in Lima, Peru and fighting for the rights of repressed in-home caretakers. She has spent most of her post-college career producing marketing content for bars and restaurants in the Bay Area. Her inclination towards social justice fuels her burgeoning body of work.
Rachel C. Léger, Music Composition
Rachel C. Léger learned how to best combine her passion for music and her passion for film under the tutelage of Oscar and Grammy Award winner and former VP of Music Production at Disney Andy Hill and two time Emmy-Award winning composer/arranger Hummie Mann while doing her Master’s degree. She has composed music for several short films, documentaries, commercials and PSAs, as well as worked on concert pieces and music for theater. She was also the recipient of 2 SOCAN film composition awards and a top 5 finalist in the Music & Sound International in the music for short film Competition in 2014.