Nina Knapp: Director/Writer/Executive Producer
Nina Knapp is the owner of Crone Productions, an independent film company since 2003. As a writer, Knapp won the 2003 screenplay category for SouthWest Writers with her feature script, “Four Women & a Horse.” This screenplay also won Honorable Mention for the 2003 72nd Writer’s Digest competition, against 18,000 entries. Knapp released her documentary, THE SANDOVAL 64 in May of 2013. She also has two additional feature length scripts ready for production.
Knapp has produced and directed two award winning short films; served as associate cinematographer on the 2003 award-winning short film, One Night; co-wrote the award-winning short film Water Torture; and co-produced the short film Undying Love with award-winning filmmaker Stanley Ray (see IMDB). Knapp was also the Director of Photography in 2007 for Pie Crust 101, a non-profit fundraising DVD.
Angie Beauchamp: Executive Producer
Angie Beauchamp is an electronic marketing professional who has been in the internet marketing world for 15 years, as the vice-president of a start-up, the general manager of an ecommerce company, and now as a freelance provider of website, blog, social media and search engine optimization management. Her entertainment clients include cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC (Need for Speed, Terminator Salvation). Angie is also an Instructional Assistant in the Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of New Mexico and currently in the Masters program at Skidmore College in Film Theory and Gender Studies. She has served on the crew of several previous films directed by Nina Knapp.
Sheryl Brown: Executive Producer
Sheryl Brown is the owner of Real to Reel, a production company based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her MBA in entrepreneurship and a CPA license have proven invaluable in exploring low cost filming alternatives and tax credits. She has produced numerous New Mexico projects which include a feature film and numerous award winning short films as well as some spec commercials. Sheryl is dedicated to the eccentric proposition that independent films should be watched, enjoyed and profitable. See IMDb.
Brad Stoddard: Producer and Editorial
Brad Stoddard is an award winning filmmaker, artist and photographer. Brad’s credits cover a broad range of educational media, television, feature film and documentaries. He has extensive experience in the development of television, film, motion graphics, digital media and culturally sensitive educational materials (see IMDB). Brad is an Apple Certified Trainer for Final Cut Pro X at the University of New Mexico, Continuing Education Division and has experience as a postproduction supervisor, having managed facilities, editors, assistants, sound and visual effects artists. He is an experienced workflow designer for digital acquisition systems including RED ONE, XDCAM, AVCHD, DVCPro-HD, HDCAM and Sony F65.
Fritz Eberle: Director of Photography
Fritz started his film career making movies back in the 70s as a teenager with a super8 camera and a handful of coerced friends. After a career in business management, he has returned to film with an unmatched passion and his production company, KeyVision Productions. Armed with current gear, he has recently produced and directed food documentaries, industrials, a ski instruction DVD, music videos, and most recently, a number of award winning narrative films. See IMDb.
Jeffrey Mettling: Composer/Sound Design
Jeffrey Mettling is an award-winning producer, composer and recording artist. He has been recognized by the New Mexico Music Industry Association, Billboard Magazine, the 48 Hour Film Project and Just Plain Folks Music Awards, to name a few. Based in Albuquerque, Mettling is best known as the creative energy and driving force behind the music of “Elu,” including writing, arrangements, performance and production. Mettling is a member of BMI and a voting member of the Recording Academy.
As a composer, Mettling’s work has been licensed by film and media internet sites and libraries. His work appears in a number of independent short films. He has interned with, and continues to work closely, with musical composers in Los Angeles who are known for their work on popular TV series such as “NCIS,” “Joan of Arcadia,” and others. Mettling composed the original musical soundtrack for “Malice in Wonderland: The Dolls Movie.” See IMDb.
Albuquerque, NM, September 2012: Film crew at New Mexico Conference on the Link.