Christie (pictured with GMM actor, Gabriella Holland) studied FX makeup at Make-Up Designory MUD, a post-secondary institution that provides rigorous training in the field of makeup artistry for film, television, fashion, and retail. She has been key makeup artist and assistant makeup artist on several short films and features and has worked with Missing Hill Productions for it’s TV show in development, Media Mavericks™, the short film, Braver Than You Believe and now God Made Man.
Alex Harlan is a film student at Austin Community College. In 2015, the short documentary, Challenger Street Newspaper, he edited and co-produced was shown at the SXSW film festival and the Hill Country Film Festival. He recently finished editing and co-producing a longer version of the same documentary now titled, Challenger: Voices From the Street. The longer cut was shown at the 2016 SXSW film festival. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Beca (pictured with GMM actor, Lee Dawn Hershey) is originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela but now resides in Austin, Texas. She’s worked as a photographer and videographer for The Daily Texan Newspaper. Between May of 2013- May 2014 she was first an Intern then an Apprentice for Austin Film Society. Soon after she interned for Detour FilmProduction- Richard Linklater’s company. Beca has also worked on several short films and features as director of photography, assistant camera, gaffer and more.
(Pictured L-R, Nate Locklear, Sara Stein, Anne Wharton, Sarah Wingfield, Deanna Noriega, Samantha Ireland, Kayla Olson, center below- Gregg Baethge)
While studying dance at Austin Community College, Sarah (pictured with the GMM dancers/actors and crew) took Nate Locklear’s Film and Video Editing course to learn about film editing. They became friends, began sharing dance videos they liked and planned to work together in the future. Sarah was then accepted into The University of Texas at Austin, studying Humanities. Since 2012 she has worked as a dance Teaching Artist at Forklift Danceworks and as an Assistant Choreographer at Kids Acting & Center Stage Texas.
Once God Made Man creators, Nate and Kayla realized they were going to have an intense dance performance in the film Nate knew there was only one choice of who should choreograph. Sarah crafted an intense, modern, experimental dance built around the themes of flesh, anger, passion, possession and love. She and her dancers worked hard to create something visceral but still beautiful.
Janet studied cinematography at the University of Texas at Austin. She’s had an impressive career in the camera and electrical department on many feature films. She’s worked as Best Boy Electric on films such as Boyhood, The Tree of Life, Machete and Predators. She was a gaffer on Sonic Highways, It’s in the Blood and Puncture, among others. In 2010 Janet began working in animation and visual effects for Troublemaker Studios and was the Visual Effects Supervisor on Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Machete Kills and From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.
Adam was born and raised in Texas and has spent the last several years in Austin studying television and film on his own, as well as a student and Teaching Assistant at Austin Community College. In his time at ACC, he worked on many short films, web content, as well as live band performances/music videos. Adam initially discovered his love for film from watching Hitchcock films as well as early Scorsese films, as a late teen. He enjoys the teamwork and dedication it takes to get films made. He has aspirations of writing and directing as well. Adam is currently a floor director at KXAN News in Austin, Texas.
Mark (pictured with GMM actor, Sebastian Cummings) is an actor, filmmaker, editor, and award winning magician, musician, and music composer with many years experience creating and producing audio and video content for multimedia, radio, television, and film. Past production credits include award winning software titles and films, videos, radio spots, parody videos, and television shows, including the Emmy® award-winning series on PBS, The Daytripper, the web series, Once You Leave, and the award winning feature film, Land of Leopold. Mark has taught video/audio production, and video editing in the department of Radio, Television, and Film, and advanced music composition and desktop music production in the department of Music Business and Performance at Austin Community College. In addition to his musical accomplishments, Mark has been performing magic since his childhood. He was the 2010 – 2012 president of the local Austin chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, and since 2009 when he won the role of “Merlin The Wise” at Sherwood Forest Faire, he continues to entertain the thousands of attendees to the festival with his own unique style of magic, music, and comedy.
Jaclyn is an accomplished actor and screenwriter in Austin, Texas. She and GMM Producer, Kayla Olson met in a screenwriting class while in film school.
Ashley (pictured with GMM Makeup artist, Christie Rivers) is a kind and nurturing soul who works at the Austin Humane Society. She’s a lover of all animals. She’s helped out on several of Kayla Olson and Nate Locklear’s films including, The Date, Once You Leave, and God Made Man.