Meet the Crew...
Writer / Director
Grant is an award-winning filmmaker hailing from Dallas, TX. He graduated from TCU with a degree in Film-Television-Digital Media and is currently pursuing his masters in directing at Chapman University. Multiple films he's directed at school have seen success at film festivals all over the country. He loves making people laugh more than anything and always tries to create stories with true heart. After graduating, Grant hopes to become a television director and inject his love for humor into multi-episode stories across new mediums.
Peter Henckel is currently a student at Chapman University working on completing his graduate degree in Film and Television Producing. He has produced two shorts: Edge and Snowed In. He received his Bachelors degree in Film Studies from the University of Minnesota - Minneapolis. Outside of the film industry, he has worked within the music industry, having interned at Blow Up Records, worked as a marketing liaison at the Whole Music Club concert venue, and as an album reviewer for QRO Magazine.
Sam was born in Bethesda, Maryland, and grew up in Virginia. After earning his BA in Communication from Old Dominion University, Sam moved to California. He is currently pursuing an MFA in Cinematography at Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Sam is an extremely passionate collaborator, having worked in many genres such as horror, comedy and drama and across multiple mediums including film, television, and music videos. He has been the cinematographer for six short Chapman films.
Hongyi is a graduate of Communication University of China, where she earned a degree in editing. Hongyi has tried her hands at documentary and news in the past but prefers narrative film. After school she hopes to get into feature film editing and bring a new cultural perspective to her trade.
Wesley Raymond received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Las Vegas, NV. While attending school, he explored a wide range of creative media. After graduating he started and ran a small crafting and costume business which led him to creating props and set decorations. These specialty items brought him to working film sets, where he fell in love with the art of production design. To him, this was the perfect culmination of everything he studied. Currently Wesley does freelance Art Department work as he hones in on the craft.
Li Xiang 'Lisa'
Lisa is a graduate student at Chapman University with an emphasis in sound design. Lisa studied Recording Technology and Film Sound Design in Beijing Film Academy for four years, earning a Bachelor Degree of Art. Revenge (2014), a short film that she sound designed, won Best Picture at International Student Film and Video Festival, and Best Short Student Film at Golden Rooster Film Festival.
Andrew Scott Bell
Andrew Scott Bell has been writing original music for films and commercial media for more than six years. His music has brought life to over two dozen short and feature films, and incorporates a broad range of genres including orchestral, synth/electronic, rock/alternative, and even world music. No matter what genre or style is called for, Andrew strives to tap into the emotions of a film with carefully crafted music.