Californian born Kellen Gibbs’ first foray into filmmaking began with a stop-motion Lego short when he was nine years old, and from then on, life in the Gibbs household would never be the same. In his teen years, Kellen moved to Pacific Grove, California, where he enlisted friends, family and peers to appear in fan films that set fire to YouTube. With the emergence of his own unique creative voice propelling his work forward, Kellen then began writing and directing original material that gained entrance into festivals and distribution along different outlets online and has been screened and nominated in numerous festivals, garnering over 40 award nominations and winning awards for categories in Best Screenplay, Best Film, and many more.
Rochel Goldsmith is an award winning Independent Creative Producer. Nominated for multiple Producing awards after her first short film, The Moment I Was Alone, she set off on a speeding track toward success. She has worked with many Directors, Screenwriters, and Actors to create pieces that will move and astound you. Her films have received numerous nominations and awards at reputable film festivals, such as the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
MARTY ANTHONY MUNOZ
Originally from Phoenix, Martin Anthony Munoz graduated Arizona State University's Film and Media Studies program where he began his journey into film and cinematography. Marty was nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2016 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema for The Moment I Was Alone in 2016. Marty and Kellen Gibbs have worked together for the past 6 years on films that have been in festivals and won awards all around the world. Marty brings vivid images to the screen, evident in his films Dark Stranger and Beautiful Cynical Creatures. With diverse looks, each of which suit their film, Martin's style is uniquely cinematic.
Canadian-Argentine composer Isaias Garcia is a 2-time Hollywood Music in Media Award winner and 9-time nominee, and 5-time SOCAN Foundation Audio/Visual Awards recipient, having worked on a wide range of mainstream and independent projects for film, video games, and the concert hall. Isaias has worked on over 30 professional projects, frequently working with his long-time collaborator, director Kellen Gibbs (The Moment I Was Alone, In The Mind’s Eye); and director Nils Taylor and producer Nicole Marie-Johnson (Quarries). He currently resides in Toronto, Canada.
Tyler Brebner is an award winning editor based out of Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from Full Sail University’s film program in 2016 and has since worked with up-and-coming directors and producers on various independent projects. In recent months, Tyler has been a part of the team at Project XAV, an award winning theatrical marketing agency based in Burbank, CA. When he’s not staring at footage, Tyler is thinking about staring at footage or taking long walks on the beach.
Sarah Navratil was born in Bremerhaven, Germany and originally planned to have a career in veterinary medicine before discovering the arts. Instead she moved to LA and studied with teachers like Howard Fine, Risa Braman Garcia and Jami Rudofsky. Currently you can see her as a series regular on MGM's new series, Stargate Origins. You can also catch her in Starz new show, Counterpart and CW's Pretty Little Liars. Favorite theater credits include the premier of The Death and Life of Mary Jo Kopechne, Frankenstein, Some Girl(s), the West Coast premiere of Key Change and award winning fringe show Disrupted.
Brandon Knabe is an American Actor who was born and raised in San Diego, CA before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the Film Industry. He is best known for Co-Starring in the HBO Show "Euphoria"(2019) and ABC Show "The Middle"(2016) and can also be seen in the Lifetime movie "Girlfriends of Christmas Past"(2016). He started acting at the age of 14 in Theatre Productions such as Hairspray, Grease, Alice in Wonderland, Breakfast Club and many more. He also creates/Acts in Comedy Skits for film and stage. He moved to Los Angeles and studied Acting for Film at The New York Film Academy. He currently studies with Mark Daugherty at The Actors Collective.
ASSISTANT TO KELLEN GIBBS
Currently local to Monterey, California, Alina Flanary looks to gain new experiences and perspectives, and overall has a wide range of passion for vision. Most of her experience and passion is based in the Theatre Arts industry as a stage manager, including recent productions such as MPC Theatre's Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Paraphrase Productions' Cinderella. Alina finds the deepest appreciation for the interconnection and collaboration of all arts, and is thrilled to be working with Frame of Reference Entertainment.