Scott Ballard is an award-winning Director, Producer and Director of Photography with over 12 years experience filming narrative features, shorts, documentaries and music videos. His HD, Super 16mm and 35mm work has played in festivals around the world, garnering several awards. He holds an MFA in Film Production from Boston University. He is currently in pre-production on his forth feature film, FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE UNIVERSE. His third feature film, DEATH ON A ROCK has just entered the festival circuit and has won one award at the four festivals it has played so far. His second feature film, A STANDING STILL is currently in festivals and has won 6 awards with 3 nominations in the 14 festivals it has played. His first feature, WELCOMING DEPARTURE is currently distributed through IndieFlix.
Dicky Dahl sang for the art-pop band Stratotanker in New York City, planted trees amongst the Mayans of highland Guatemala and herded goats in the Spanish Sierra Nevada before turning his attention to independent filmmaking. He co-wrote and produced The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack, a documentary portrait of cowboy folksinger Ramblin’ Jack Elliott that won the Special Jury Prize for Artistic Achievement at the Sundance Film Festival and received wide theatrical distribution. His short film The Curio was a recipient of a project grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council and an official selection of the 2011 Portland International Film Festival. The feature version of The Curio is set for a 2015 release.
Edward P. Davee
Edward P. Davee is an award winning writer/director whose films have screened in several film festivals, theaters, colleges, and art galleries around the world. His first feature, How the Fire Fell, won “Best Feature Film” at the Seattle Film Forum’s Local Sightings festival, had theatrical runs throughout the Northwest, and was distributed internationally by FilmBuff. In 2012, Davee won the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship and and additional grants from both the Oregon Arts Commission and the Regional Arts and Culture Council. The proposal for his 2nd feature film, Lost Division, won him the annual RACC Innovation award as well. Davee’s films are uniquely visual, unconventional, atmospheric character studies, commonly marked by low-dialog storytelling, and dream-like sounds and imagery. In addition to co-founding Great Notion Filmmaker Collective, Davee is also a co-founder of Portland Film Works and occasionally appears as an author, director of photography, and sound recordist.
Jordan Eusebio is a writer, producer, and sound designer who digitally splits his time between the East and West Coasts while his physical body atrophies in Denton, TX. His first feature as a producer, A Standing Still, has screened in over a dozen film festivals and won various awards including Best Feature. While completing the sound design for Death on a Rock, Jordan co-wrote the feature-length comedy, Friday Afternoon in the Universe. In his role as a sound designer, his work has been viewed online and as a part of over five dozen festivals by tens of thousands of people. When not working, Jordan can often be found poring over the dozens of Wikipedia tabs he opened since he first started writing this bio.
Kevin Forrest was born in New Orleans and moved to Scotland at age ten. While in Scotland, Kevin learned to edit using two VCRs and a makeshift soundboard. To his parents’ dismay, but along with their loving support, several cameras were obliterated while getting the “perfect shot” during the making of numerous skateboard videos. Lessons learned and six features and multiple music videos worth of experience later, he is now a freelance Director, Cinematographer and independent filmmaker living in Portland Oregon. Kevin is also co-owner of local film collective, Portland Film Works. In addition to his own and others’ film projects, Kevin assists with video production classes at Portland Community College. Kevin’s recognized ability to create stunning visual images has gained his entry into numerous national film festivals.