Writer/ Director/ Editor – Jason Michael Roberts

Jason sprouted from the Wisconsin plains with an affinity for cinema. He spent his childhood behind the family's camcorder until venturing out to San Francisco to study filmmaking at the Academy of Art University. During his tenure he made a number of short films and commercials, some of which won awards at the school's annual film festival. He was also elected as president of the schools film collective. Jason soon got an internship at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, a prestigious ad agency and has since worked his way up to a shooter/editor. His most recent directorial effort, a short film entitled Leader of the Pack, has had a bit of success in the film festival circuit, exhibiting at festivals like Newport Beach and Sacramento. The film was also bestowed an "Award of Merit" at the world famous Accolade Competition. In the summer of 2009, Jason produced a short film called Dangerous Significance. The film will be premiering at Santa Cruz International Film Festival in May 2010.


Jason continues to dedicate himself to film and plans on writing and directing his next short later this year while preparing for long-form endeavors in the future.


Filmography: Luminati, The Root of all that Kills, The Canvas, Requiem, Madaline, Leader of the Pack, Dangerous Significance



Sound Designer – Jason Skipper  

Jason Skipper was born in 1986, to Carolyn and Glenn Skipper.  He knew he wanted to work in the film industry ever sense he was a small child, and after high school he began his higher education at Brooks Institute of Photography and obtained his B.F.A. in Post Production from the Academy of Art University.  Jason is currently working as a freelance Foley recordist at Skywalker Sound, as well as working with 13th Generation Productions.


Film Composer - Edison

Nic Dematteo, a.k.a Edison has been making music and noise for over 20 years. The San Francisco based musician, composer, sound designer and audio engineer has worked for independent films, cartoons, records and music videos, and major commercials and releases to name a few. His resume includes: Blue and Yellow - music video with Mike Landry, HP Touchsmart Printers, Denny's - Grand Slam, 48 Hour Film Festival Best Music Award, Revision 3 Webcast - Webdrifter Theme, Choppy The Chimp Cartoon - Tech TV In 2008, he released his first full length album, "Not What ships are built for," and is currently working on his follow-up release under "Kid without a Radio Records"


Director of Photography – Devin Whetstone

Not much is known about Devin Whetstone. Some say he grew up on a farm in the small town of Tucson Arizona. He spent most of his time climbing mountains and exploring the underworld. It is rumored that his body has developed super human vision that can see in the dark and an anti venom to scorpion bites. When he was 19 he ran away from home to a private school that would help him tune his powers. At the age of 22 he was awarded an Emmy for work. He eventually dropped out of school to sell his soul for the chance to make something creative. He now shoots commercials for a company called Autofuss by day and creates music videos and short films by night. His dream is to travel the world and shoot nature photography.


The Rest of the Crew.