J.J. earned his MFA in Television, Film and Theatre at Cal State LA. While in college he won multiple awards and sold the distribution rights to two short films. He brings production management experience with over 30 projects under his belt. J.J. also teaches film production at Cypress College while he continues to produce films such as Run Like A Girl, Shadow Hours, and Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope.
Michael attended Cal State Fullerton and Cal State Los Angeles earning a BA in Film with a minor in Business Administration. He produces feature films, shorts and specializes in event videos where he brings expertise in live-to-air and live-to-web productions. Michael spearheaded post-production on an independent, international documentary focused on bringing social justice in the Philippines.
Kenny was born in Taiwan but grew up in Los Angeles. Heavily influenced by the Hollywood Film industry, Kenny adapted quickly and learned to appreciate the art of cinematography. Kenny graduated from Cal State LA in Film, Television and New Media Production with a minor in Marketing.
Mario’s body of work includes documentaries, promotional films, music videos and short films. He apprenticed on music videos for Florence and the Machine and Slayer and learned the art of lighting in training with directors BJ McConnell, James Ojala, Gene Ivery and Tony Diaz. . Mario has served as cinematographer on Phobia, Solid Ground and Run Like A Girl and lead the camera department on Strange Nature, Top 8, Tourbillion, and The Good Life, as well as on television shows In Absentia and One Warm Night.
Will majored in Film/Television Production at Fullerton College. He got his big break doing camera work on a documentary about Prop 8. He gained practical experience in Art, Sound and Lighting working on Whipped, Urban Tarzan and music videos for Olly Murs and Luciana. Along the way he has collaborated with close friends producing several award-winning short films.
Joshua De La Cruz
Joshua De La Cruz received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Television, Film and Media studies from California State University, Los Angeles in 2012. Among other things, he studied screenwriting, producing, editing, and cinematography. After graduating he went on to become a freelance filmmaker serving businesses throughout the Inland Empire. He soon found that he had a deep rooted passion for taking beautiful, unique photos that could tell a story.