DOUGLAS MUELLER - Director/Writer/Producer
las Mueller is a director of narrative and documentary films. His first feature Repatriation is in the final stages of post-production and features a solid cast an ensemble film. His visual style can be seen in Prairie Love (Sundance '11, Film Movement Distr.), where he storyboarded and production designed the frigid, almost-fantasy world; or his award winning short film Four Corners (Periphery Project LLC, Distr.) set in the dusty isolation of the desert.
Doug's first feature documentary is a part of the Fiscal Sponsorship at the San Francisco Film Society, documenting the historic Carmel Mission Basilica restoration.
In 2011 his short 16mm experimental documentary about a baroque keyboard tuner, Carey Beebe, Intermezzo 1 premiered at the Academy Accredited, Nashville Film Festival- his short documentary Dan, Tom and Ray- a silent film about family excavation project- screened at a number film festivals for children in California and the mid-west.
Doug actively produces commercial works and internet films- he and his wife were $1,000 winners of the Trend Micro video contest. Mueller was Production Designer for the 2010 thriller The Truth, distributed by Maverick Entertainment Group.
Studying for his BA in film at CSUMB, he developed a documentary The BBC; 2002, which won the '2003 Edgar Kennedy Award for Arts, Culture, Humanities, Performance Event under the Volunteer/Student Category' as well as 'Monterey's Best Freedom of Expression under the Volunteer/Student Category.'
RYAN BARTON-GRIMLEY - Producer RBG Films A UCLA and Upright Citizen’s Brigade alum, Ryan most recently appeared on the hit CBS show Criminal Minds, starred in the feature film Tropix and made his directorial debut in 2010 with the independent feature The Truth, starring John Heard, Brendan Sexton III and Daniel Baldwin. Ryan is also one of the co-founders of Catnuts.com where you can view short and funny content he may have directed or written recently. Lastly keep an eye out for improv shows he does with INSIDE A WHALE and please follow him on twitter @rybartongrimley. He thanks you in advance! http://ryanbartongrimley.com
JEREMY CLARK - Associate Producer Jeremy is an actor and filmmaker based out of Chicago where he has has performed with theatre companies across the city, including the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Trap Door Theatre, and The Goodman. Regionally, he's performed in Montana, Colorado, Indiana, California, and Washington D.C. As a filmmaker, he's acted in, directed, or produced several projects, most notably playing the lead in Prairie Love, an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. He is currently the Artistic Director of Oracle Film with the non-profit Oracle Productions, which brings free film and theatre programs to the Chicago community. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1584553/
RICKY J. CORTEZ - Director of Photography A native of the central coast, Ricky J. Cortez is a filmmaker recently graduated from CSU Monterey Bay. His thesis film Nocturne screened at the Carmel Art and Film Festival and his cinematography work has screened at numerous festivals- this is his first feature film.
BRYAN MOCK - Art Director Bryant is a producer and Art Director who has worked in commercials, television and film. His primary interest is his love of independent film. Bryant loves to take on diverse projects and previously worked with Douglas Mueller as Producer and Art Director on 'Prairie Love'. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2287321/