April has a 15+ year career in filmmaking and corporate video production. As an independent filmmaker, she has directed and produced several short films, including Sly Sylvester, an award-winning comedy, and Sorta Extreme League, a short-form web series.
In corporate video, she has produced content, as well as managed video production and distribution teams, for a wide variety of projects. From Fortune 500 companies to celebrity brands to aspiring collegiate athletes, she has acquired and exercised invaluable creative and management expertise for a range of clients.
April has a BFA in Film and Television Production from Chapman University’s prestigious film school.
Ephraim Walker is a filmmaker/producer from Oakland, CA. He attended The University of Southern California where he earned JD/MFA degree in 2010. Ephraim worked as Consulting Producer on the indie hit Fruitvale Station and was recently named President of Production at the independent production and distribution company D Street Pictures, where he will oversee the company’s film projects and production unit at their West Coast office in Oakland.
Kim Nunley is a screenwriter living in Oakland, California. Recent productions of her scripts include the short films Between Rock and a Hard Place, Tuesday Sunrise and Sly Sylvester. Kim was previously one of nine finalists in the San Francisco Film Society Hearst Screenwriting Grant.
Seven Minutes to Closing won 2nd Place at the 2015 California Film Awards and was one of three finalists in the 2016 Kansas City Women in Film and TV Screenplay Contest (Audience Choice Prize).
Recognized by the San Francisco 7 Day Film Festival as Best Director, Damon Jamal has extensive experience directing and producing an impressive number of music videos across the nation for a variety of hip-hop and R&B artists.
Damon has produced and directed half a dozen hip-hop documentaries and written and directed many short films. His feature film directorial debut, Rolling, was released in 2013 on Netflix and his latest film, 99 North, a hip hop musical, is available via iTunes and Amazon.